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A plugin is a kind of Joomla! extension. Plugins provide functions which are associated with trigger events.

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Subform inside modal

I am using subform form field type inside my plugin parameters (I am reusing a form in several places of my plugin parameters, with success). What I really need to manage is to use each subform ...
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roksprocket disable article tags

I am using roksprocket as a simple to use filter system of articles. Sadly I could not find a way to disable the badly looking tags underneath the modules itself. Of course there is a possible to use ...
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How to check by onContentAfterSave it is a article?

I have follow code for after save: public function onContentAfterSave ($context, $article, $isNew) { $article = JModelLegacy::getInstance('Article', 'ContentModel')->getItem(); .... } It works ...
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Use the “sql” form field type in extension xml only if the table exists

I developed a plugin for Joomla!, and I have the below sql parameter field in my sampleplugin.xml <field name="cb_fields" type="sql" label="Select CB fields" query="SELECT name ...
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How properly save foreign characters in plug-in config parameters

I am developing a Joomla! authentication plugin and have a standard Joomla! install (J3.9.1) with PHP 7.2 and MySQL 5.6.29. My plugin has config parameters that are accessible via the backend. One of ...
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Add a message after saving an article

Based on this question:. https://joomla.stackexchange.com/a/24042/8968 I want to add the return code as a message after save to see if it was successful or not. Can someone tell how I can do this?...
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onUserAfterSave called twice because of addUserToGroup

The process of registration is taking way too long (22 secs) so I've been profiling the plugin execution to see what is happening. My registration process is something I do with a custom component (...
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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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Installing Language Filter and Language Code system plugins

I have a Joomla website (which I didn't install myself) that seems to be lacking the system plugins "Language Filter" and "Language Code". It seems like it wasn't installed as a multi-language site in ...
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onAfterRender plugin issue

Both the PHP and the JS is tested and works in a module. But there's really no need for a module this is a plugin. I'm quite new to this so I thought onAfterRender would work, but nothing seems to ...
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Core Component Layout Override with Plugin

Within a plugin I need to add and populate (data is available inside my plugin) a column to com_menus&view=menus view in administration. my_plugin.php ... public function onAfterInitialise() { ...
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How to customize user registration in Joomla 3.7?

Now that Joomla 3.7 supports custom fields, can anyone point me to documentation or a YouTube video that outlines how to customize user registration? I assume that additional work is also required to ...
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Own field type in subform, using with content plugin

for curiosity: I'm using this method to add fields to the standard articles: https://docs.joomla.org/Adding_custom_fields_to_core_components_using_a_plugin/de I have to use this, since the fields-...
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Can't get ARK editor to replace Tiny Editor

I have Joomla 3.5 on Windows pro 7. I went and downloaded Ark Editor. Extention Manager says it is successfully installed. Go to global configurations to activate, but is not showning in drop down ...
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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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Script not running on plugin installation

I am creating a plugin and am attempting to run a script after it is installed. For whatever reason, it appears the script file is loading, but my code is never run. My script.php file contains the ...
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Need to Change the Default URL on Mobile Joomla

As you can probably see in my previous queestions, I'm new to Joomla with less than a year's worth of experience. I'm looking to start building out Mobile pages - but a previous developer left me in a ...
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How to make my Editor plugin (type: editors-xtd) survive after updates?

I have a project that I am writing a component, module, and editor plugin for. I have managed to piece together a rudimentary plugin that works with TinyMCE (at least) which: Displays a custom ...
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VM - custom payment plugin and payment methods do not work

I can't make my VM payment plugin to work at joomla v3.5.0 and virtuemart v3.0.12. I've install a custom payment plugin. Initially it worked, yet the same time other payment methods (when invoked) ...
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Custom message after plugin installation

After an installation process, the translated manifest description from the sys.ini-file is shown in the Extension Manager. Unfortunately this text is also shown while editing the (published) plugin ...
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Joomla! extension/plugin for creating productbundles in an onlineshop

We looked up for a solution to create a product bundle in the frontend of our webshop. Yet we haven't found any solution that enables the User to "create a product bundle". Currently we are using the ...
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About jquery and $document->addScriptDeclaration($js) by developing a plugin

I seem to be having an issue when using jQuery in my plugin, which results in a blank page. When I delete the last line $document->addScriptDeclaration($js);, the site display but the code doesn't ...
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How to replace the content of Div for plugin

I'm writing a plugin for Virtuemart its System type plugin. In their older version (VM2.x) they managed the Div simply with a class and there is no inside Div structure so preg_replace is sufficient ...
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How to save data from subform fieldtype in joomla 3.7 custom field

I made a subform repeatable fieldtype custom field plugin to integrate with the custom field extension in 3.7x, and it works correctly to display the the fields during article submission. However, the ...
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Set plugin order when installing

During plugin installation, is it possible to set it to be always the last one in its group? Thanks
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Avoid login from onUserAuthenticate

I'm trying to dismiss the login if my $completed var is false. I can make it work with die() but I wan't to know how to do this correct, so that the user gets returned to the login page with a error ...
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Virtuemart payment plugin override

I'm trying to override the "vmpayment" plugin. I've changed the layout of the "post_payment.php" file and put the file in the following folder structure: templates/mytemplate/html/...
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How can I display a message based upon the value of a config item

I'm trying to show a warning based on robots being set to noindex or nofollow. I've copied the PHP Version quickicons plugin. Here's my php file. <?php /** * @package Joomla.Plugin * @...
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How to use “onUserAfterLogin” Event?

I want my users to get an email when they login for the first time. I am thinking to create an array to store userids that have logged in before. When users login, compare their userid with the array, ...
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How does Joomla initialise all active libraries and plugins?

I'm trying to import Joomla in a Yii application. It goes well, but some plugins and libraries are not loaded. Does anyone know how to achieve this? Something like JPluginHelper::loadAllActivePlugins(...
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Shortcut to insert non breaking space in TinyMCE?

I'm using Joomla and it's integrated TinyMCE editor. I would like to use a shortcut like shift+space or ctrl+shift+space to insert a non breaking space fast and simple instead of to have to click a ...
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Second dropdown changes after selecting first dropdown in Joomla XML

I am creating these dropdown lists in XML for plugin: category multi-select dropdown, subcategory multi-select dropdown (All data comes from database table) I want when I select the first category ...
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What are the differences of Joomla modules vs components vs plugins?

A very basic question probably... But what are the differences in Joomla terms between: module components plugins If I am a developer for Joomla what and why should I name it a module, component, ...
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JForm::addFormPath to load Template path

I Have a plugin and I have the Following code working fine: if ($this->params->get('thepath') == 'plugins'){ JForm::addFormPath(JPATH_PLUGINS.'/system/add_xml_fields/'); } I ...
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Multiple primary key defined error when installing Jomestate plugin

I have Joomla 3.8.5 stable version. The code I am tring to execute is: Pastebin SQL code (I am tring to install the JOMESTATE plugin) I get the following error: JInstaller: :Install: Error SQL ...
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Caching items with different cache lifetime

I'm looking into using Joomla's caching mechanism for a plugin. However I would need to cache the plugin data for a given period of time irrespective of the site-wide cache settings. Is it possible ...
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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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How can I programmatically install a plugin?

How could you do programmatically what Joomla does when you install a plugin? Let's say, for simplicity's sake, that you have a plugin package file local with your Joomla instance. A solution might ...
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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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How to tweak a plugin so it will load below the author?

I use an override of com_content/views/article/tmpl/default.php to display the author name below the article text: <div itemprop="articleBody"> <?php echo $this->item->text;?> <?...
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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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Plugin description translation

I have problem with plugin description translation. After first install the description is not translated. After second install (without uninstalling) the description is translated. Where is problem?
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Plugin beling loaded in articles but also categories where it should not be

I'm not sure if I should ask this here, being that it's someone else's (free) code, but here goes in case I can. (j3.8.8) The following code is part of a plugin which displays joomla vote data in ...
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Get Status Code in Plugin (onAfterRender)

I have written a simple StaticCache Plugin, which saves $this->app->getBody() as a HTML file and redirects to this file via .htaccess. My Problem now is that it caches the 404 site as index....
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After update to 3.6.2 no intall plugins are visible even not in “discover”

I wanted to reinstall the plugins via the "discover" button, but they do not appear there at all. Do you have any suggestions how I can reinstall the install-plugins manually without the discover-...
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Plugins update failed

I'm newbie to Joomla. I would like to update plugins on my localhost before I upgrade Joomla core, but don't know how to fix these errors/warnings/messages:- Invalid extension update Update path does ...
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Automatically publish plugin after template installation

I want to bundle my template with a plugin, and I want the plugin is automatically published after template installation. I know this is possible with component or plugin installation, but is it ...
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How can I make it pssible for users to login and add their products?

I want to build a form for the users of my website to let them easily add their products in frontend page under the name of their shop. To this end, which plug-in, component, or extension ...
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Plugin - LLFJ - Lazy Loading for Joomla loads all the images at once

I have a problem with LLFJ Plugin,It loads all my images at once,It's not lazy loading them at all.I installed it, I tried with jQuery and mootools but same thing.Also I tried other lazy loading ...
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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 ...