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

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How to version assets/images on the entire CMS?

Is there any way to force versioning of specific assets or media types (like .webp images) on all pages of the CMS? I'd imagine it'd be an extension or something that adds ?ver=xyz type of postfix to ...
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Extension update server - targetplatform to support 4.2 and later

I want my extension to support Joomla 4.2 and later, what should I write for the targetplatform in that case? Will 4.* do the trick? Writing something like 4.[2|3] for the targetplatform is not a good ...
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Joomla 3.10 admin not working after upgrade to PHP 8

My provider has upgraded the PHP version from 7.4 to 8.1. I'm working with Joomla 3.10 and thought that no actions were needed since PHP 8 is recommended for Joomla 3.10. Since the upgrade was done, I ...
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Is it possible to make it so that authors can edit their own published articles creating a new unpublished version of them?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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Joomla extension update 3.x and 4.x

I have an update server for my extensions, which targets Joomla 3.8 and 3.9 <targetplatform name="joomla" version="3.[89]"/> With the release of Joomla 3.10 and 4.0 coming ...
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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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