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Questions tagged [template-override]

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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Tagged items blog layout

This has come up before but I don't have enough reputation to comment into the original questions. User webchun gave a great tutorial in How to show tagged items in category blog layout which works ...
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Category blog display all articles full text but not the image of the full article

Referring to How to create a category blog layout with all articles shown in full?, the advice helped a lot and works fine. Now I would like to get rid of the intro image so that I have full text on ...
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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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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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How do I create and use my own layout for category page?

I want to create a custom layout for my category. I've read the tutorial about https://docs.joomla.org/How_to_override_the_output_from_the_Joomla!_coreand https://docs.joomla.org/...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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How to automatically override template for a list of articles under a specific category?

I have created an override for my news category (which works perfectly) and another article override for my news articles as follows // Category Override my_template/html/com_content/category/news....
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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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Overriding a class by custom plugin

Im trying to create a plugin to override a Joomla class, which otherwise is impossible to override. Here are my codes: comoverride.xml <files> <filename plugin="comoverride">...
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How to modify the display of custom fields of user's profile

I've added some custom fields to Users. There's a menu entry for User Profile in the Front End. I'd like to change its display i.e. see the custom fields before the Basic Settings. I didn't find a way ...
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Override Global CSS within Article

I have one article, where I want to apply different styling to it than what the global is. I tried to add it like so <link rel="stylesheet" type="text/css" href="https:"/ tag at the top of my ...
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Create thumbnails with custom field images

I have articles with custom fields type media. I need to create thumbnails from these images with a fixed widths (1200px, 700px, 450px and 250px) to display with the picture element and on different ...
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Unintentional override to Sidebar B module made it disappear. How to restore?

I was in the Template section, (as a novice, in the wrong area) trying to change the appearance of a module. I clicked on Create Overrides tab, then in the third column Layouts list, clicked "sidebar ...
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Can I assign a Gantry 5 outline to a category

The site I am working with has a lot of subscriber-only content which is accessed through a set of categories associated with permission groups. Items that are subscriber-only don't currently appear ...
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Call Joomla Native Language Title

The site uses a custom mod_menu. How do you call the native language title? <?php $lang = JFactory::getLanguage(); $lang_name = $lang->getName(); ?> <?php echo $lang_name;?...
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Get parent category tags in template override

I am building a template override for the default featured blog layout. Item tags are displayed with : <?php if ($info == 0 && $params->get('show_tags', 1) && !empty($this->...
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How to add a language pack (or language specific string overrides) to a template?

So, I am in the process of adding a second content language to my joomla site and I'm running into an issue. I have successfully added my second language (German) and have rebuilt my site with the ...
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How to translate labels for contact page on multi-language site?

I'm working on a multi-lingual joomla 3.6 site and I'm running into a problem with the contact page. The issue I'm running into is how to internationalize the labels on the contact page corresponding ...
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How do I get an unordered list of article tags in category blog view?

I'm working on an override for com_content category blog view and need an unordered list of article tags in blog.php. Every tag should be wrapped in an <li> <li>[tag]</li> <li&...
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How to override layout files properly

In Joomla 3.x we can use the JLayout class to override the files located in ROOT/layouts folder According to this doc http://docs.joomla.org/J3.x:JLayout_Improvements_for_Joomla! all we need to do ...
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Fatal Error in JModuleHelper

I am using a custom template, and when I enable a certain module, I get the following error: Catchable fatal error: Object of class stdClass could not be converted to string in /home/...
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Show content from all users for a given Category [closed]

I'd like to create a layout that lists the article content from a chosen category.and subcategory for specific users. I've been looking into overriding the blog layout but I'm not familiar with what ...
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How to change html order in News Flash Advanced layouts?

So, I'm trying to make a testimonials page and I'm using Joomla 3.64 with the News Flash Advanced Module. The site is using Theme1498 by Template Monster. I believe that there was some custom work ...
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Override blog category location

I'm new to overrides and want to change the look of the category blog that I've assigned to my menu item type. I can't find which override to create and which file to edit. It's the blog layout that ...
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How can I Include an article's Links in the blog intro text

I would like to include the article Links (as set in the Images and Links tab) below the intro text shown in the blog layout, above or below the 'Read more' link. I've tried including this from the ...
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3.6x Administrator - add class to squeezebox iframe on popup

My goal is to be able to change the content within AddtoMenu - so I can set the language by default rather than "all" - I want "en-gb" or "zh-TW" etc. based on my content type (am using FLEXIcontent). ...
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How do I override a Joomla XML?

For example, we have a module called MOD_PR_SLIDER. Which has this file: public_html/modules/mod_pr_slider/mod_pr_service.xml I already copied that file in: public_html/templates/my_template/html/...
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Is it possible to override js scripts?

I'm using a layout override to modify the cart module for Virtuemart, but the ajax request deletes part of my code when it updates. Because of this, I would like to change not only the template, but ...
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Get Category intro image in the index.php

I want to display the intro image of my categories on the category page. I have a template override for the category blog. Because of the layout, I need to place the code outside of the override - in ...
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Category not found returns 200 OK, I need 404

My website has been upgraded from a custom written 1.5 template and I need to run a link checked over it to discover broken links. For one url: /index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=...
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Create an Override for reset.php

I am trying to override /components/com_users/models/reset.php I have tried numerous pathways to, but cannot get the site to look at it. Have tried: /templates/TEMPLATE_NAME/html/com_users/reset....
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Easy upload intro image from frontend on specific folder

on joomla frontend submission you can upload intro and full image images using joomla media manager. You first upload on the folder you choose and then select image and then insert image. I need to ...
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How to override helper file in template?

I did some modifications and added some extra functions in the file /components/MY_COMPONENT/helper/MYFILE.php What should I do to not lose these modifications in a future component update?
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Are administrator layout overrides lost in system's templates on Joomla's update?

Let's say I need an alternative layout of an administrator module. So I copy the file of the module from the administrator/modules/my_module/tmpl/default.php and put it inside administrator/templates/...