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How to add an error message when returning false in the onContentBeforeSave event?

I work in a functionality in which I must validate some fields before saving, if a condition is not met I must indicate abort the save process, according to the documentation of the ...
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How to programmatically set the value of a custom field of type checkbox?

In articles, I have created a series of custom fields, including two date fields and a checkboxes field. Now, through a plugin in the onContentBeforeSave event I need to verify that if date 1 is less ...
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Listening for a “image upload” event

I want to be able to programatically keep track of new images that have been added, so that I can periodically run a script that does something with the new images. My idea is to have a plugin that ...
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Limiting onContentAfterSave to one result

First of all, I'm quite new to creating my own modules and plugins (and very much in learning stages!) and I find the help here excellent and very inspirational - thank you. I'm trying to create a ...
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How is onContentAfterSave working in the Front End?

I have created a plugin that works using onContentAfterSave to fire off some other processing once a record is saved. This works as expected in the Back End but nothing gets triggered when I save a ...
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Content plugin doesn't add text to articles

I have the following plugin written: defined( '_JEXEC' ) or die( 'Restricted access' ); jimport( 'joomla.plugin.plugin' ); class plgContentModifyArticle extends JPlugin { function ...
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Adding an alias to the body class by appending it to the existing alias

I have successfully managed to add the alias to the body class by creating a plugin. It uses vanilla JS and isn't overly problematic except when I combine and compress my JS it stops working. I'm ...
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Updating JEventDispatcher triggers

Can anyone explain or point me to information on the new way to handle events in Joomla 4? I'm updating a component that uses triggers to display plugins, and it looks like this: $dispatcher = ...
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Why is my plugin not hooking into events?

I have a plugin that looks like this: class plgExtensionLogInstall extends JPlugin { function onExtensionAfterInstall($installer, $extensionId) { JLog::add("Extension installed: ".$...
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How to use plugin content-events on featured contacts page

Using the content event onContentPrepare() within a plugin in the contexts of 'com_contact.category' and 'com_contact.contact' works fine. But the following code doesn't output anything on a page ...
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Develop a System Plugin with Sample Data for Options

I'm in the process of developing a system plugin. In the options is a subform-field (repetable), which contains several fields. In the "default" of the subform I can specify a record. a) How can I ...
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How does Joomla! event system (plugins) avoid namespace conflicts?

As I understand, to use Joomla! plugin events from my user code, I first need to load the plugin class (which registers the named functions as events in the event dispatcher): JPluginHelper::...
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Including Results from API Call in Joomla! Search Results

My organization uses Joomla! for its customer facing site. There is a database that I only have REST API access to. I'm trying to ping that API to include results from it alongside the normal Joomla! ...
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onUserAfterLogin popup - Joomla 3.6.4 Plugin

I need to create a plugin that displays a popup when an user makes a log in on my Joomla 3.6.4 website. I know that I need to create a Plugin and trigger the onUserAfterLogin event, but I don't know ...
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Custom Joomla plugin to catch specific database queries

Is it possible to make a plugin which will get triggered by specific database events in Joomla? I need to watch the $this->getTable() request in Joomla. For eg: $table = $this->getTable(); if (...
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search component/plugin in joomla

I am new to joomla! and would like to design a custom search plugin to search through my database. I know that when using the default search, the onContentSearch() function is triggered and "search ...
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How to control the execution order of the same event?

I would like to know if it's possible to control the order of the execution of the same event in several plugins. For example, I have the event event1 in 2 plugins, and I want the plugin1 execute the ...
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onAfterModuleList not triggered in Home or in Wrapper menu type?

I got a plugin that uses the onAfterModuleList event, it works fine on most menu types. But it doesn't seem to be triggered in neither home or wrapper menu types. Event though there are modules ...
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Event for saving Custom Fields data? Or before save

I am looking for the event is triggered when saves or just before the com_fields custom field saves the data? Also, is there any where I can find the list of all com_fields event trigger the ones I ...
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renderField with fields from custom plugin

I need to expand the functionality of the registration form. Following some tutorials and the sample profile plugin I was able to use the onContentPrepareForm to add the new fields. Now the second ...
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How to stop (or 'untrigger') a Joomla event, for example onUserLogin

Using J3.7.2 with MySQL 5.7.14 and PHP 5.6.25. I have built a Joomla user plugin (let's name it "My_Plugin") which does all the things that the default Joomla user plugin "User-Joomla" does, plus some ...
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How to remove rel=“nofollow” with Joomla Buffer?

I am developing a plugin to get rid of any rel="nofollow" on HTML links using a buffer, but its not working. I am testing it with a nofollow link on a Custom HTML Module. I thought that "JFactory::...
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Is there an event for saving a menu item?

I'm trying to create a plugin that fires when a menu item is saved, but I'm having trouble finding an event to listen to. Sor far I have function onContentAfterSave() { ...
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How to remove specific articles from blog view using a plugin custom code. Its possible? How?

I would like to prevent some specific articles from being shown on com_content blog view and featured articles view. For example, if the article has a specific ID that I seted on code like "27" he ...
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Logout within plugin interfering with other plugins

I have a user plugin which performs some tasks and then logs the user out using $app->logout($userID, []);. This is intentional and part of the plugin's functionality, and works well if no other ...
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Unable to update deploy server url during postflight event

When I install myplugin the very first time, it should update the location column in #__update_sites table with updated string which includes the API key. I'm unable to update at first install as I ...
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native voting for events of events booking plugin

I am using the events booking plugin and struggle with some issues for voting. How can I enable the native joomla 5 star rating for events, like I can use for articles? It would also be good to use ...
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Trigger event for specific plugin only

Is it possible to trigger a event for specific plugin? I can load a specific plugin $loaded = JPluginHelper::importPlugin('my_component', 'my_plugin_1'); But when I trigger an event, all the ...
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Why use ob_start and eval instead of using a simple include in this Joomla Plugin?

I was looking at the code of a Plugin for Joomla! CMS for a functionality I need: the possibility to run custom PHP scripts when a Joomla! Plugin/Events is fired. I wanted to learn the mechanism used ...
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Is there an event like “OnAfterCompileHead”?

As per title, is there already an event that can work like a sort of OnAfterCompileHead? Maybe onAfterDispatch, onAfterRender or onBeforeRender? I need to change some meta tags in the <head> ...
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Event Booking - Javascript error on function

I started having a strange error on some pages. The website has been working fo the last 3 years with no problem. We sell IT courses and have pages for both individual and group registration. Group ...
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How to leverage external JSON REST API in Joomla 3.5.1 after user login?

I need to integrate a Joomla website with a third party REST API. Let me try to clarify what I'm trying to do. Ideally when a user logs on to the Joomla website once they authenticate they will also ...
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Simple Joomla plugin doesn't work

I'm new to Joomla. The first time I create a plugin. I am trying to create a new plugin, but it does not work. Events did not react. Joomla version 3.4.8. PHP 5.6 My Code plgcontenttitlere.php ...
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onFinderCategoryChangeState event for com_finder in Joomla never fires

I am implementing a plugin for jdownloads to be used in the component smart search. To implement this plugin I have to use the event onFinderCategoryChangeState to actualize the state to the download ...
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Are there any events dispatched after a user's email confirmation in joomla 3.x?

I need to perform some actions after the user confirms their email accounts/registration. I have been looking for whether Joomla dispatches any events on registration confirmation but i still cant ...
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Why doesn't onUserAfterSaveGroup get triggered when editing groups as Administrator?

I'm having problems getting onUserAfterSaveGroup to fire on Joomla3.4.x I've published a system plugin and tested that it works using function onUserLogin(), but when I try to use function ...
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What Joomla events are triggered when a usergroup is changed?

I've been looking at Joomla 3.x plugin events to determine if a particular event gets triggered when a user's usergroup is changed. Update-specifically I've been trying to detect an event that is ...
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How to execute custom php/mysql code after a user successfully logs in?

After a user logs in, I want to call a little mysql program. How and where (in what module eg. mod_login) do I place the code?
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Login user by Username without getting password

Thank you in advance for your help. I am creating a "Single Sign On" for a Joomla site and have reached the final stages. The user is providing a username & password to authenticate with a 3rd ...
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Joomla 3 onContentAfterSave not work backend

I want use onContentAfterSave in Joomla backend but it's not working. My code this is: class plgContentTest extends JPlugin { public function onContentAfterSave($context, &$article, $isNew) { ...
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Running content plugin on content prepare trigger for com_content attributes text

I created a custom plugin that allows the user to save custom text from a predefined list through editors buttons, in the attributes (attribs). The idea was to give the users an easy way to add a few ...