Questions tagged [versions]

Version defines an unique state of a computer software or a file.

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Is it possible to make it so that authors can edit their own published articles creating a new unpublished version of them?

Related: Is it possible to remove the "new article" button from all sections in a Joomla website? Worflows in Joomla 4 are great, but there is a feature I'm not sure they have: letting ...
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In extensions, make the schema update SQL conditional

In the xml install file for an extension for Joomla! 4.0, there are these lines that make the SQL update : <update> <schemas> <schemapath type="mysql">sql/...
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How to get the currently installed Joomla! Version in PHP

For one of my extensions i need a switch statement if the Joomla! Version is 3.x or 4. (in fact i have to call the Articles Model in different way for J4) - but how can i get the actual installed ...
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How to find the version of extensions used on a Joomla website without access to the backend?

First of all, I would like to check myself: An extension is an aggregate of modules, plugins and components, right? If that is right, then modules, plugins and components have the same versions. Is ...
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Joomla backend not reflecting updated PHP version

I've updated to PHP 7.2.17 through my host's cpanel, but I'm still getting a message in the Joomla backend that my PHP version is not updated. Error We have detected that your server is using ...
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Joomla 3. How does MediaVersion works?

I faced a problem in Joomla 3. For example, I try to add a JavaScript file with auto-version option: JHtml::_('script', '/path/to/script.js', array('version' => 'auto')); It works. CMS adds to ...
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Joomla 3 versioning approval

I was wondering if anyone knew of any kind of extension which will allow a manager to edit / update the content (articles) in the backend - but only a Super User can approve the changes prior to it ...
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Getting the source code of an older version of an article?

I want to get the HTML source of an old version of an article from the version history without restoring it. I can only seem to get a rendered preview or a change list in HTML from the compare option. ...
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Displaying version-note on articles

How can i display a version-note from an article on the front-end – like the date or author tags?
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Downgrade (rollback) Joomla Versions

Is is possible to downgrade Joomla versions, for example from version 3.4.3 to 3.4.1? I know restoring from a backup is the easiest and most efficient way, however is there an alternative? I have ...
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"Error restoring item version from history." while restoring version of content in custom component

I was trying to restore a version of content I am editing. In the construct method of my administrator/components/com_joomprosubs/tables/subscription.php script, I added this following line: ...
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No notification to update to latest Joomla version

I am managing a site powered by Joomla 2.5 (online installation) and hosted on Joomla free hosting. Only since the latest 2-3 months it happens that I don't receive anymore the emails reminding to ...
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Joomla 1.7 Extension Manager: Update not showing any updates

I am trying to update a Joomla installation from Joomla 1.6 to the newest Joomla version that I can, at least I am trying to get to version 2.5, and hopefully 3.X. I have followed the instruction on ...
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Emails by joomlahost warn me I should update Joomla version on unknown domain [closed]

I have a small personal website, say namesurname.joomlafree.it made with Joomla 2.5 (remote installation, that I keep updated regularly, actually to 2.5.19). It is the third time already in the ...
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How does the pre-release cycle for Joomla versions work and can I test my extensions at the Beta stage?

I'm looking for a Software Release Cycle Map (similar to the one at Wikipedia), but for Joomla! I am specifically not looking for projected release dates or length of support as part of this answer ...
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