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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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Article Table of Content in the sidebar

I need to find an extension to generate the Article Table of Content or Outline in the sidebar like this page (right sidebar). The page will scroll to that heading/content when click to the sidebar ...
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Setting a Start/End time to J2store Date picker field

I'm looking for a bit of help with regards to a Date/Time (Date Picker) field in J2store. A friend of mine has set up the field no problem, however, they want to restrict the times that can be ...
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How to force auto versioning of css and js to renew on file change within Joomla! template?

I would like the version of css and js within a template to be renewed automatically on file change. I tried JHtml with auto versioning without the desired result. JHtml::_('stylesheet', 'template....
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How to set up Joomla! 4 properly

I'm trying to do a pull request for Joomla! 4. I've downloaded the repro and changed branch but now I need a working copy of J4 so I can test my code. I try to install it the usual way but it the ...
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Hikashop: Category Name in products listing div

I want to show the category name of a product, inside the category product listing div (category name inside each product div). I use this code to show manufacturer: <?php $db = JFactory::getDBO();...
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What does getApplication mean in Joomla?

What does getApplication mean? I understand instance of class like Input, Registry, and String. What about Application? What does it include? Why do we need this class?
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How to override bootstrap css?

I would like to use the tooltip function of Bootstrap 3 on my website (www.fischer-club.ch). I tried to override the margin-top value in my custom.css to better place the tooltip: .tooltip.top { ...
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Jform radio button not displayed or not horizontally aligned with its label

I'm working on a custom Joomla module displaying a JForm with some radio buttons. I'm using the sample code described for Joomla 3+ styling with arbitrary values described here <field name="...
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Get parent menu item object in plugin

Problem Working with a code variation from this tutorial I'm trying to get the parent menu item instance object of a given item (currently editing) and it always returns null. /** * Prepare form ...
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How to update Community Builder fields of user with RSFORM

I have Joomla 3.8.11 and RSFORM 2.0.14. I want to update the Community Builder fields of the logged-in user. The main fields that I am trying to update are via some checkboxes: The checkbox field ...
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Admin Info Mail on registration isn't send anymore

I have setup a Joomla website with registration confirmation through admin. Global setting for mail sending - set to yes The user is set to get system mails Info mail to admin on registration - set ...
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Frontend pagination links do not send POST request

I built a view (call it 'history') to display a list of historic records with couple filters. A change of filter value will trigger the submit (onchange = "submit();"). The view will get the new ...
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Using Link A instead of the title link

I am using the module Articles - Newsflash to show a category of mine, which works just as intended. Now I can see all intro images of the selected articles and also some corresponding text. ...
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JImage - Set generated image quality

I'm using JImage to generate .jpg image thumbnails. $image = new JImage($image_src); $resizedImage = $image->cropResize($thumb_width, $thumb_height, true); $thumb = $resizedImage->toFile(...
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How to get data from core components and modules formatted as JSON?

As I would like to use a front-end JavaScript framework within Joomla I would like to know what's an efficient and maintainable, structured way of accessing data from core components (such as ...
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How to add php & js code in the header of a Gantry Helium template?

I want add some PHP code to the head of a template, but I am unsure as to how to achieve this. I've tried adding the following to my index.php but it doesn't work: <?php class __AntiAdBlock_ { ...
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Is it possible to change the requested component and view with a system plugin?

For reasons beyond the scope of the question, I want to be able to effectively (but not actually do a redirect based on various parameters. If the request IS index.php?option=com_something&view=...
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Adding redirect to redirect component from custom component

Is it possible to add a redirect to the redirect manager from my custom components controller or model? I want my custom component to add a redirect to the redirect manager on deletion of an item. I ...
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Joomla custom template parameter tab title

I'm adding a new fieldset with custom params to my template: <config> <fields name="params"> <fieldset name="advanced" addfieldpath="/templates/mytemp/fields"> ...
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Echo PHP output in a slider effect

I'm fetching data using for loop and echo results on a page. How do I output the results in a slider effect? I have tried a simple CSS slider but can't get the intended result. What I end up getting ...
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No longer able to access the User object in Joomla 3.9.3

I built a small website using Joomla 3.4.0./ Wampserver 2.4 on Windows 8.1 Pro. Now I've upgraded the computer to Windows 10 Pro and Wamp 3.1.7 (64 bit). I've rebuilt the website with latest version ...
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Joomla admin redirects to language code after login

I've been extensively searching the web but found no useful solution and would be happy for any input. After migrating the site to a new server (Apache, no apparent changes, just newer) and adding ...
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JFactory::getDbo() deprecated— what's the replacement?

I'm running Joomla 3.9.5 and I'm attempting to update my JFactory::getDbo() calls (which are deprecated) to the newer format using the container. However, I'm getting the following error: Call to ...
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How to change appearance of “action items”, the button which reveals email and print actions on an article

I want to show a simple "email to friend" button on my Joomla articles (3.9.5) The Articles global options allows Email and Print actions to be added, but they are then "hidden" behind a blue cog icon....
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“Use Global” not available on menu entry

I have an installation where the article options are wonky. Global and article seems to be working, but on the menu (blog) the "Use Global" options is not available (as it is with a fresh install or ...
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Restrict Publisher/Editor Access to Own Articles

In my Joomla website, I have a few departments like: Education Electricity Women Empowerment Tenders Each department is handled by a different group of people. I will explain one scenario... ...
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create menu item independently

I've created a Joomla 3 component that will add some menu items programmatically. I looked for how to do this and I found this old question / answer: https://stackoverflow.com/questions/12651075/...
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How to modify article info visibility for single article shown by “read more” in blog view

I've created a blog menu entry that shows the articles without any article info (which is what I want). But if I use "read more" and navigate to that particular article the info is visible. I have ...
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Logo doesn't appear on Ipad pro with Helix3 template

My website (www.fischer-club.ch) uses the Helix3 template. The logo on the top does appear on desktops and on my Iphone. By resizing the desktop window, the logo stays always visbile. I discover ...
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JLayout Search Tool not populating filters and inputbx

I am converting the searchbar in one of my components to JLayout Search Tools searchbars to become more ready for J!4. Everything is working fine but it is not populating the filters. In view.html....
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How to prevent 404 error on my site's index.php page?

I have joomla 3.x site (mydomain.com). www.mydomain.com and www.mydomain.com/index.php produce 404 error However, www.mydomain.com/index.php/welcomepage works fine and opens my welcomepage. I ...
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how getInstance method works

I was going through codes of application, what document is and it has method getInstance method public static function getInstance($client, $config = array(), $prefix = 'J') { return ...
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Missing form data from being saved in Contact Component

In the Contact component, I have edited the file "contact.xml" I changed the textfield named con_position from type="text" to type="calendar". Here is the code: <field name="con_position"...
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custom styles: Heading numbering: wrong numbering

I would like to have headings in an article to be automatically numbered as follows: <h2>a</h2> <!-- 1 --> <h3>a</h3> <!-- 1.1 --> <h4>a</...
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Some SimpleCRM menu items fail with error: Call to a member function getModel() on null

Immediately after upgrading my Joomla version from 3.9.1 to 3.9.4, I can no longer access certain Simple CRM submenus in the backend. The Company Codes link works properly. (http://localhost/jdem02/...
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Unable to log in to Joomla! front-end

When attempting to log in using the standard Joomla! login page, the following message is displayed: Warning The security token did not match. The request was aborted to prevent any security ...
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What is the difference between a Page Builder and a Framework?

I assume that a page builder is a kind of extension intended to build pages in terms of appearance and style. On the other side, a template framework is a tool that allows us to modify template, ...
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HTTP Error when trying to edit Joomla on localhost

I made a backup of my live Joomla 3.7.5 site using Akeeba and used kickstart to upload the backup to MAMP on Windows. The front-side of the site on localhost displays correctly and I am able to log in ...
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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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Accessing path to tmp directory in my component

How can I access in a custom component the full path to tmp directory configured in the Joomla configuration? I have changed the tmp directory to be outside of the Joomla! installation.
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How to write a complex installer script for a component?

I would like to ask the user some questions in a dialog way during installation of my component. As far as I know, this could be done in the preflight method. But I am not sure how to do user ...
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Joomla keeps wrapping content with user-visible p tags

I have observed the same behavior when installing Joomla from multiple so called Quick Start Packages embedding themes and plugins. Right now, I have installed, Basic Joomla running on a production ...
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Article URL in Blog format adds suffix to menu separator

Main navigation items are separators and all active navigation are sub-level menu items. The Main menu works perfectly but, say, navigating to the blog all the active title links add a "-2" suffix to ...
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htaccess problem with joomla and sef

I have the standard joomla .htaccess file installed. The site is at 3.9.4 and works fine. The pages have no extra modules published other than joomla custom modules - nothing else is published. ...
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How to change date format in JHTML::calendar to d-m-Y?

In a form I have a date/time-field. It works correctly, but the format of the date isn't right -- I require Dutch date notation (d-m-Y). Instead of day-month-year it displays and saves it as year-...
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Connect to SMTP server from private IP address?

I am in the process of migrating a Joomla installation into Amazon Web Services at present. The site is currently co-located with the mail server, but will be deployed on a separate machine within the ...
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Index content of YOOtheme text modules

I activated the Zoo search plugin as described at https://yootheme.com/support/zoo/search-plugin and yet what inside YOOtheme text modules (created using the YOOtheme builder) isn't indexed for the ...
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Multiple mod_login styles

I have a theme which is overriding the default Joomla login which works fine in the header (click for popup login box) but I would like the default Joomla login in the right hand sidebar on certain ...
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Display Article custom fields in table

I am trying to customise the way the article custom fields are displayed on the category blog page. At present they are displayed in a vertical list: What I would like to do is display these in a ...

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