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Questions tagged [plugin]

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

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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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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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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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From outside of a component how to change a parameter

In a system plugin, I am using the onAfterRoute event to change a single parameter from a 3rd party component before being loaded. public function onAfterRoute() { if ('com_abc' == JFactory::...
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Redirect on extension plugin with onExtensionBeforeInstall

i've created an extension plugin and i'am having issue to redirect on the trigger onExtensionBeforeInstall Here is my code : class plgExtensionExample extends JPlugin{ function ...
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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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Any way to redirect (301) pages for unpublished articles/links (404)?

I am wondering if where is any way in joomla to solve following issue: I am having URLs (articles) which may have been externally linked Now I want to disable this links (unpublish) but if I ...
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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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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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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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Joomla plugin - get parameters from syntax

based on the this tutorial https://docs.joomla.org/J3.x:Creating_a_content_plugin I managed to write my first content plugin with this helper.php code $regex_cat = '/{reillorama:(.*?)}/i'; ...
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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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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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Joomla 2.5 - fulltext in category blog layout

i modified blog_item.php to display fulltext in category blog layout. Works fine, but the content plugins are not rendered. They are rendered fine in introtext. Can anyone help me with the right code ...
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Desktop application for macOS to generate components, plugins and modules

I would like to know if there's a desktop application to easy generate components, plugins and modules for Joomla. I have tested this two generators: https://www.npmjs.com/package/generator-joomla3 ...
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How to dynamically add extra input fields in k2 item form

Problem I'm currently working on a form which has to implement a way to create a schedule for a single day. It should use a time for when an event starts, and a description about the events. The ...
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One to many contact history

I am wanting to add a history for the contacts component, essentially a history of them being contacted with a few other fields. I looked at seblod and it seems like a lot of overhead. I have written ...
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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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How can I make the Botscout feature work in the EasyCalcCheck+ security plugin?

I'm using EasyCalcCheck+ to beef up security on a Joomla site. In general it works well, adding a random math question to contact forms and registration. ECC+ also has options that enable ...
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Plugin conflict troubleshooting

Joomla 3.4.8. T3 Joomlart JA University Template I have been experiencing some conflicts certain plugins I have installed on my site, two in particular - only one of them seems to work at a time. ...
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How to use handler: 'string' in joomla modals

Im looking for some examples of how to use {handler: 'string' ...} for joomla modals, as used in editors-xtd buttons plugins $button->options = '{handler: 'iframe' ......}'; but I want to use: $...
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reCaptcha 1.0 works but 2.0 won't?

I'm on Joomla 3.4.3, PHP 5.4.40 and using reCaptcha for the contact form. Whenever I use reCaptcha 1.0 everything works as intended. If I use reCaptcha 2.0 it's like this: I fill the contact form, ...
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Closing multiple modals in a Joomla Plugin

I am trying to call an image popup box for a flexicontent plugin in J3.4.1. The problem is - the insert & cancel don't seem to close the modal. Code: <div class="pull-right"> <button ...
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Facebook like poke button

I'm new to writing Joomla plugins so bear with me. I wanted to create a poke like feature for the Joomla 1.5 Community Builder. When I click on the poke-button of a user, I want this user and only ...
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Joomla extensions and plugin issue

When I want to install any plugin or extensions I get this error: Plugin JLIB_INSTALLER:No plugin file specified. Message Discover install failed.: 10006 Error 2 when i upload plugins via ...
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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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Plugin “Hello World!” for User onUserAuthorisation

I am trying to create a plugin to make some database queries from the event onUserAuthorisation. Right now I am just trying to set up a "Hello World" style plugin, because I am not sure yet that my ...
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Joomla plugin search not working

I upgraded my Joomla site from 1.5 to 2.5 and a few weeks ago to 3.4. I realised that my search didn't work. It returned a white blank page. I struggled over some articles on the web that a broken ...
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Joomla 1.5 creating or editing back end user

I have a website in joomla , the problem is that when i am creating new back end user (administrator/super user) from joomla user manager it makes an entry in the users table after that it deleted it ...
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Joomla file upload in a plugin

Am creating a file upload in a user profile type plugin below is my code i use on onUserAfterSave which helps me save the custom fields , all fields are working except the file upload , kindly help ! ...