Questions tagged [php]

PHP is a server-side scripting language designed for web development but also used as a general-purpose programming language. Joomla is based on PHP.

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MySQLi PHP Warning [closed]

I am getting the following errors (in this order) thousands of times in my error log: [08-Jun-2016 13:11:05 America/Detroit] PHP Warning: mysqli::stat(): Couldn't fetch mysqli in {...}/libraries/...
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Converting to JS

Hello i am still learning but was wondering if anyone here could help i have the two function be low i would like to convert them to JS to store in an external file then be able to call one of the ...
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Use one pdo connection across multiple modules?

I have multiple modules on the same page that are individually connecting to the same external database through pdo connections. The website is getting slower since I added more modules. My guess is ...
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Trying to repair or eliminate “Written by” author field in article view

I'm trying to figure out where in the heck is the "Written by" tagline displayed at the top of each news article...basically, which css/php/whatever file holds the layout for articles and would ...
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How to include images in Joomla's search results?

I'm trying to display images in search results for the default search of Joomla. I messed with some code from the web and I managed to display images with the following: in template/html/com_search/...
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How do I find the first NON bootstrap class ancestor of my current module position?

Not sure I'm wording this right so please forgive me. I'm working on a situation where I want to apply the background to the 1st NON .container ancestor of my current module. So, for example.. <...
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Joomla old code to latest 3x series with best practice of safe and secure code

Am Trying to rewrite this code with latest joomla and php for best practice Confused on where to use this function in new code onchange="showModelVariant(this.value)"> Is the new code correct ...
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RSS Feed error: “cURL error 22: The requested URL returned error: 403 Forbidden”

I'm trying to load the following RSS feed in a Joomla! Feeds module: https://community.joomla.org/events/view,rss.xml However, I get the following error: cURL error 22: The requested URL returned ...
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Latest articles structured data markup

I have added microdata into every article manually and it works fine. Now I want to insert them into the latest articles module. To override the module in my template and I added: <li itemscope ...
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Random token in DB on each login

I'm looking to somehow add a "token" on login and temperately store it in the database (same as table *_users) until next login (important). I have a game of sorts that uses a selected user and ...
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How to develop a survey extension which prevents respondents from taking a survey more than once?

I'm looking for advice on how to make a survey for my Joomla production (3.6.4) site. A key requirement is to restrict respondents to only taking the survey once (i.e. preventing 'ballot-box' ...
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Implement CSRF anti-spoofing using the Joomla Framework

I have used the methods described on this page in Joomla many times before: http://docs.joomla.org/How_to_add_CSRF_anti-spoofing_to_forms Now I want to implement the same mechanism using the Joomla ...
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Using checkToken() to secure form posts

I am building a web app using the Jooma Framework and the Framework App as a template. I have getFormToken() working as described in this post and am now submitting the token with my form but I cannot ...
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Joomla 3.9.13 - Error: Failed to start application

I just installed version 3.9 joomla in local using xampp. Once the installation was finished correctly I tried to navigate the site and the backend. After loading a few pages, this annoying error ...
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Joomla 3.8 PDF view using DomPDF

I was searching a way to save a layout of my custom component as PDF. I tried various libraries JS / PHP. What I wanted was utf-8 support, tables, images to be properly saved in the pdf file. I ...
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How to re-write sql for joomla JDatabase

I am new to custom Joomla coding so excuse me for this, I want to execute the following statement: "SELECT MAX(CASE WHEN v.FieldName = 'Team_Name' THEN v.FieldValue END) 'Team_Name' , MAX(...
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How to retrieve RSForm submission data grouped by SubmissionId?

I have a table with 3 columns: SubmissionId, FieldName and FieldValue. 1) SubmissionId keeps ID submission. 2) FieldName stores field name of a form. 3) FieldValue stores field value of form field. ...
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How to refactor two select queries on RSForm submission data?

I was wondering if anyone could help me JOIN multiple queries into one query. Currently, these 2 blocks of code retrieve information from the DB. I am using the "Sourcerer" plugin to add custom PHP ...
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How to use cookies to populate RSForm fields without notices/warnings?

I have used this code to save the RSForm data in a cookie and if the user tries to fill in the same form again, the previously entered data is loaded as default values: Script called on form display: ...
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Add multiple recipient email addresses Joomla Page Builder

I am using Joomla and SP Page Builder. I have back-end side and front-end side. I would like to add multiple recipients for sent emails from my contact form. I have found related codes for sending ...
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Change Value In Session Array

This will change a variable in the session $session = JFactory::getSession(); $session->set('name', "value"); But could you in the same way (directly) change any specific value of a session array?...
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JHTML::_('behavior.tooltip') — Set tooltip position

I'm trying to set the position of the tooltip in Joomla 3.9.8. I've used: JHTML::_('behavior.tooltip'); At the top of the document. I then have field set as: <?php echo JHTML::tooltip($...
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ob_flush pushes output before Joomla header

I have a module that I've created to test ob_flush buffering off. I need to understand it so I can have some longer modules buffer output to the page as the script goes through long processes. The ...
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Joomla backend not reflecting updated PHP version

I've updated to PHP 7.2.17 through my host's cpanel, but I'm still getting a message in the Joomla backend that my PHP version is not updated. Error We have detected that your server is using ...
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I can't install Joomla because Zlib Compression Support no

I'm trying to install Joomla 3 on docker server using php 5.3.29 but I can't because : Zlib Compression Support no In Pre-Installation Check I tried every thing found on internet but still having ...
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Remove css admin template from component

I'm designing a custom component where I am utilising the tmpl=component ability to render the component only rather than displaying the default template. How can I remove the unwanted css files which ...
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Error trying to update above PHP 7.1.27

Trying to update PHP from 7.1.27 to 7.3.3 and can't seem to. Set error reporting to max and after awhile of loading these are the errors I get on top of a white screen (admin also gone) Warning: ...
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Error 503 service unavailable in my Godaddy hosting with Joomla 2.5 website

I create a Joomla website before 1 year, but before 1 month my Godaddy hosting said we have reached all resources and the CPU 100%, when I contact the support they said we have a PHP Script that start ...
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Programmatically set article image

I generate/update several articles through a PHP script (in the cli folder) that parses an external data source (custom tables). This works well. Now, if an article has not yet an image, the script ...
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Delete items of database via CLI

I would like to delete some items with state "trashed" via CLI. Is it possible to call the delete-method of JTable from CLI? Thanks for your help :-)
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Pass results (array) from controller into view and show it

I'm experimenting with creating my own Joomla component. The component searches records in database tables, but I have a problem with how to show them. I have a search form that sends the search ...
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MySQL SELECT query with LIMIT to show a maximum of 3 images

I want to show up to 3 images that are assigned to the logged in user in a database table. I have written the following MySQL query: $db = JFactory::getDBO(); //GET GALLEERY IMAGES $query ...
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Joomla 3 database query select with limit [duplicate]

How can I use this query with joomla 3 with limit to 3 SELECT * , (3956 * 2 * ASIN(SQRT( POWER(SIN(( $coorlat - latitude) * pi()/180 / 2), 2) +COS( $coorlat * pi()/180) * COS(latitude * pi()/180) * ...
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Where is $this->baseurl defined in joomla?

I asked this question on stackoverflow.com first (question here). In the comments you can read that it would be better if I ask that question here. On my joomla website I'm using echo $this->...
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Homepage of multilingual site not working anymore after removing index.php (404); all other sites working

So I removed the "index.php" - part from the URL in Joomla in the following way: Change the htaccess.txt - file name to .htaccess via FTP Set the URL-rewrite Option in the Joomla Configuration ...
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How can I prevent Joomla from removing octothorpe/pound from URL post login?

For example, I would like to send the following links in an email to users: https://www.example.com/#foo https://www.example.com/deep-link/#foo When clicked on, I get the following results: https://...
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Is there a file that defines error messages?

I would like to catch some exceptions to inspect the error code and determine if I should re-throw it with a more user friendly message. This would probably be most beneficial with MySQL errors. Is ...
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TypeError: Form is Null on Button in Admin toolbar

I am receiving TypeError: form is null in the browser console when I select a custom button added to a form using JToolbarHelper. I can insert the button to any other component as is and it will ...
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Joomshopping in Joomla - Wrong php-file assigned

I have a website using three languages, and the website includes a webshop via the Joomshopping component. The translation of the products and all worked, but the things controlled by the joomshop - ...
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Php doesn't display special characters

I have a .php that retrieves the publish_up field and echo it. But it doesn't display the special characters such as é,è,û... Instead I get a �. I have set this content="text/html; charset=utf-8" but ...
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Joomla! 3.6.2 Template Purity III Layout Glossary - second alphabet ordering

I'm on Joomla! 3.6.2 with Purity III template (JA). I try to use the glossary layout with Cyrillic alphabet but the php doesn't check the language and puts the articles in alphabet order only in ...
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How to separate database results into 2 columns?

I saw the examples of how to do the odd even way, but I want the order to flow from one whole column to the next and not alternating left to right for each alphabetical item. Can this be done? Here ...
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How to query for users from a specific user group?

I want to list only the users with a group_id value of 10. Why doesn't the following query work? $db = JFactory::getDbo(); $query = $db->getQuery(true); $query->select('a.id, a.name, a....
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Check if items from an array exists in table and if not insert them into new records?

I have an array of image file names which i want to compare against a table in my DB, if the filename is not present then i want to insert it. I have started work on the insert statement, so i will ...
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Joomla Warning Showing Incorrect PHP Version

Using Joomla 3.9.8 I recently migrated from localhost (PHP 7.1.9) to a live server (PHP 7.2) On localhost my site was installed at localhost/mysote. On my live server it's installed at dev.example....
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(Module override/PHP) Checking if a content-item has an image otherwise display a placeholder

I am customising a Joomla module (Override) and it does not seem to accommodate if an image is not selected (just shows a broken image symbol). What I'd like to do is check if there is an image and ...
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Problems When I change my PHP version to 7.2(Error 0 Using $this when not in object context )

I have my website in production now, The site works very good with PHP 5.6 and 7.0 but When I try to change the PHP version to 7.2 the website doesn't work. It shows me an error message like this: I'...
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How to sort my query's results by publish_up value?

I have a .php script that retrieve fields from my database table and then displays them in a foreach loop (here are the relevant parts of the code): <?php $jquery1 = "SELECT `...
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Creating custom field type multiselect list - how to save the values?

I want to make a module that parses the manufacturers from virtuemart, and the user will select which manufacturers he wants to be shown in the index page. Its the first time I try to create a custom ...
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How to write a condition to check if a number is a multiple of 30?

How to set up an array so that instead of maximum - an array on multiples of 30 is shown i.e $max = 30, 60, 90, 120, 150......and so on If array $max matches on multiple of 30, 60, 90, 120, 150, 180,...

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