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A Template Override is a file in your Joomla template directory that is loaded instead of the normal core Joomla file. This is done in order to change the layout or functions of certain parts of Joomla, without changing the core files, because these are updated and overwritten whenever Joomla is updated.

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Why won't my CSS variables change value?

I'm making changes to Atum. I'm changing the colours and I'm using user.css. I've placed it in: /media/templates/administrator/atum/css/user.css I initially tried using :root and giving each ...
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Tagged Weblinks appearing in a Compact List linking to items on external site require two clicks to get to items. - Version 4.4.2 -

At the url below there is a tag at the top left called "Big Picture Pubs". It leads to a table showing a compact list of tagged weblinks. https://www.victoriasforestryheritage.o ... cture....
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How do I override Joomlas default field template, but just in my component?

Is it possible to override the default field template just in my component? How would I go about doing it? The template I specifically want to override is "joomla.form.renderlabel", which is ...
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Joomla 4 - Cassiopeia index.php override

I have created a child template from the main cassiopeia template and I can see it there. I then created an index.php in the root of the child template folder. Making changes to this file doesn't ...
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ModuleHelper::renderModule with custom parameters

I am loading a module from an article overide. The module needs different parameters depending on places I load it from. In Joomla 3, I could do use (in an article overide) : // Load module jimport('...
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Restricting New User "Assigned User Group" Options for Manager Level Accounts

I've created a new user group under the "Manager" ACL called "User Manager". The only function of the "User Manager" is to create or delete "Registered" user ...
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How implement the PHP strip_tags in the Joomla 4-file com_content/archive/default_items.php

In Joomla 4.3.1, I've made an override of the com_content/archive/default_items.php Now I want to strip tags and display the string (text from article) as one line <p> only. Without any ...
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Adding Javascript to the Administrator Template

Is there a way to add Javascript to the Joomla Administrator template without creating a child template? Something equivalent to /media/templates/administrator/atum/css/user.css for Javascript.
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Setting template color scheme

I just want to create a new color scheme and replace the root primary colors with it, how do I proceed?
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About Joomla 4 Lazy Loading feature

everyone. I've read this: https://magazine.joomla.org/all-issues/january-2021/using-native-lazyloading-on-your-website, so it's clear to me that media images inserted in articles content will be lazy-...
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Alternative switcher.css in Joomla 4

Example switcher radio field: <field name="myradio" type="radio" default="0" label="Myradio" class="btn-group btn-group-yesno" layout="joomla....
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Article layout override in J!4

I'm starting to worry about updating my Joomla! 3 to Joomla! 4 (4.0.6 at the time of posting this). In Joomla!, 3 I used a lot the functionality that allows to create article layout overrides by ...
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Layout override for repeatable subform custom field

I am trying to apply custom field override to my article and some of the fields I am trying to access are inside repeatable and non-repeatable subforms. Please how do I access and display subform ...
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What is the recommended way to reproducibly override an administrator layout?

I need to override an administrator layout, and the override needs to be easily reproducible in different Joomla installations. Currently, we are using extensions to achieve reproducibility. However, ...
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Display liste of items grouped by catégorie

I create a blog liste modèle category in joomla 4, need some help to customise it In ordre to display item grouped by catégorie Like Cat 0 parent |_Cat1 |_Item 1 |_Item 2 |_Cat2 |...
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Has the way Joomla Overrides works changed?

When I create an overide in Joomla using the create override button it creates an override like this: blog_item-29-09-2021 but then Joomla complains that it wants the _item at the end like this blog-...
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Why is my override to one template file not working?

I'm using Joomlashack's Novitas template, at a website updated with the LATEST extension and Joomla core updates as of two weeks ago. I have a change I want to make to this file: /templates/...
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Share code between component templates

In a complex component, there will be a number of /views/viewname/tmpl/default.php (or similar) files. It is quite likely that different views will share common features. Duplicating code is generally ...
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How to make an adjustment on User Profile page in Community Builder

I have a Joomla 3.9.26 site with CB 2.6.0 installed. I need to make some little update on the User Profile page. This is the url of the page: index.php?option=com_comprofiler&task=userProfile&...
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Launch a module in an article override

i tried this <?php// Render modules inside this article override $doc = JFactory::getDocument(); $renderer = $doc->loadRenderer("modules"); $raw = array(“style” => "...
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Display articles Tags in Tag View

When you click on a tag inside an article you go to com-tags view-tag, that is created by com_tags/views/tag/tmpl/default_items. This is a blog with articles with the same tag. I want there, inside ...
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Alternative Article Layout Options

It is possible to create an alternative article layout in the folder com_content / article (of course not written with an underscore, but with hyphens it works). But when I try the same procedure ...
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Custom module best practices. JS inside template file or not?

I am building a custom module for Joomla. Let's call the module "mod_mygallery". Inside the module I have a the files mod_mygallery.php, helper.php and mod_mygallery.xml. And off course I also have ...
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Language Override Include Site Details

I would like to create a language override for both site and administrator. The language constant I am changing is; RSFP_REG_EMAIL_ACTIVATED_BY_ADMIN_ACTIVATION_BODY The content of this is; Hello ...
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Access repeatable subform fields and display in article override

I have been testing the following code to retrieve and output the values from a repeatable subform field with no success. JLoader::register('FieldsHelper', JPATH_ADMINISTRATOR . '/components/...
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Override output for repeatable custom fields

I am struggling to find a way to output the values from a repeatable field in Joomla 3.9.15. I am currently accessing the custom fields assigned to articles using the following code: JHtml::...
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How do I sort articles in category blog using a custom field value?

I have created a custom field date and added content to the articles of a category. How can I now sort the articles in the category blog overview by this field? What should a blog.php and blog_item....
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Is it possible to load a newer jQuery version?

Is it possible to override the native JHtml::_('jquery.framework') loaded by Joomla, using some line of php? I understand I could replace this line in my template. But since I am using a template ...
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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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Template override form fields in com_user

I want to override the login page (com_users/login). I want to add new class to the 2 fields (username and password) and also if possible to change the structure from <label></label> <...
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Joomla - Custom fields in Backend - Template override

I have a Joomla-site with a lot of extra-fields in custom fields area. When I edit my articles the long list of fields is quite confusing. So I thought I could be a good idea to show the custom fields ...
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How To Include Permenant Modifications To Template Without Being Knocked Out On Update

so I'm hoping to achieve something relatively simple. I need to add an external css reference to a CDN and a local customjs file reference to the head of my template file. Currently I am doing this ...
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How to override com_users view

I would like to make a change to the username reminder page. I had assumed that this would simply be a case of creating an template override thus: /templates/mytemplate/html/com_users/remind/default....
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Retrieve values from a custom field in Joomla 3.8

excuse for my English. I try to retrieve my value from a custom field in com_categories. I added this field by a plugin. My value is correctly saved but i don't why, i can't retrieve my value from ...
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Override helper.php on mod_related_item

I want to get the related items of an article order by created and only show the related items that have the same catid. To accomplish that i must change the helper.php code and add this code: $...
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Tag Template Override - Access to Data

on the override for com_tags > tag > default.php I'm trying to add the [note] data It would seem that this > $this->item->note should work. But it doesn't Here's a short result of the <?php ...
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Override List of all tags

I'm working on a override for com_tags List of all Tags, i want to change when clicking on the tag title the list of items (articles) will slide (accordion) instead of open in a new page. I create all ...
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Get contact details from article override

I need to display the contact information of a contact on an article override (addresse, phone number...). I can get the user with : $user = JFactory::getUser(); but how can I get a user contact ...
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How can I remove span12 from the div before the article

In the past when I did an article override I used to get: default.php default_item.php default_links.php default_child.php all of which were placed in templates/MYTEMPLATE/html/com_content/article/ ...
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Custom fields - JS in template override

We need to add some enhanced ecommerce tags to standard Google Analytics tracking on few pages. We think the best way to do it would be to use Joomla Custom fields so we created a custom field for ...
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Joomla category blog is displaying only a number of leading articles in the 'blog' section, and putting all other leading articles outside of it

Okay so this has gotten me stuck for more than i'd like to admit. I made a joomla ovverride for blogs just to test it out. I see the code below: <?php if (!empty($this->lead_items)) : ?> ...
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How to make frontend module editing as modal in a custom template?

In layout override files, this is successfully outputting the content of the modules plus the icon for frontend module editing. But when clicked it opens the module editor as a full page instead of as ...
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Where to place the file for user registration form

I'm creating a template override for the Joomla3.8 registration form. Where should I upload the default.php file to? This is where I've tried, without luck: /templates/yootheme/html/com_users/...
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Alternative layout for single article menu item possible?

I created an alternative layout for an article (in templates/mytemplate/html/com_content/article/newlayout.php). I can see it in the Layout option of the Article => OK Actually, I would prefer to set ...
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Menu item - Articles List - Filter by user

I'm very new to Joomla (version3). I have two registered users. When any registered user is logged in they can see a new menu which contains an item to show the Articles list. This works as expected....
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Mod articles archived override not working?

I am using Joomla 3.8.0, and I have made an override for the mod_articles_archived module. For some reason it doesnt read the override? I have the following map structure now: templates/mytemplate/...
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Joomla set Template Alternative Layout via link, is it possible?

I came across an strange behavior and I am trying to find out if I can solve this by setting the layout to be used via the link to the category. Here is what happened. I have a template override for ...
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Active menu items on page scroll with fullpage.js

I'm using fullpage.js with joomla 3.7.5. I try to put class active on my menu item, when I scroll to the specific section. According to the docs, to let fullPage.js know about the menu, I need to ...
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Adding a title attribute on the image tag - How to customize article's full image layout?

I want the full image of an article to use the value of an alt attribute in a title attribute, too. I have been searching everywhere and just can't find the correct file. The file which provides the ...
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pass parameters to a wrapper url - Joomla3.x

I have a requirement to pass parameters from the joomla calling URL to the wrapper iframe URL. I had a look around to see if I could do this and found this thread https://stackoverflow.com/questions/...
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