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How do I customize the look of the “new article” page?

Totally new to Joomla. I find the "new article" page in the administrator dashboard is very ugly, and I don't like writing prose in an ugly environment. What's the correct way to customize the look of ...
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How to bypass deny direct access to edit link

I managed to edit a file in controller to allow for the edit article link to be directly accessed if a user has a particular username. This is a core edit, but it's a local website only only my pc so ...
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Where can I configure the page title separator from “-” to “|”?

I cannot find a option in Joomla where to configure the page title separator? Default seems to be "-" and I would like to have "|"
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Lazy loading script doesn't run after AJAX load

Issue related to Video lazy loading skipping first video in every list The css shows up with a black box and the arrow, but script doesn't seem to run after ajax load from pagination, and also when ...
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Disable submenu items on bottom of page in gantry 4?

I have really tried multiple settings, I cannot find the setting to disable the submenu item creation. How can I disable the submenu entries showing at the bottom of all pages? See here the issue: ...
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How to check by onContentAfterSave it is a article?

I have follow code for after save: public function onContentAfterSave ($context, $article, $isNew) { $article = JModelLegacy::getInstance('Article', 'ContentModel')->getItem(); .... } It works ...
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How to retrieve do JomSocial Activity Link based on activity ID?

I have this situation: <?php foreach ($activities as $activity){ // user $user = CFactory::getUser( $activity->actor ); $name = $user->getDisplayName(); $link = CRoute::_('...
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roksprocket disable article tags

I am using roksprocket as a simple to use filter system of articles. Sadly I could not find a way to disable the badly looking tags underneath the modules itself. Of course there is a possible to use ...
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Get the Joomla database connection to a connection variable

I am new to joomla and I want to create a table in joomla database manually with the data and get those details to an article in joomla. Before that as my knowledge we need to get the database ...
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intro image article at j2store

I decided to use intro image in article instead of j2store thumbnail image use below code But did not show image <?php echo json_decode($item->images)->image_intro; ?> or <?php echo ...
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How properly save foreign characters in plug-in config parameters

I am developing a Joomla! authentication plugin and have a standard Joomla! install (J3.9.1) with PHP 7.2 and MySQL 5.6.29. My plugin has config parameters that are accessible via the backend. One of ...
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Autoscroll a Bootstrap Row/Columns in Joomla Module

I am using a K2 Content module to display 'Sponsors' of an event. You can see an example here I have managed to set this up so that the columns can be scrolled manually using a mouse drag but ideally ...
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Using a custom field with different names

I want to use a flexible field name for a field across different forms thru my extension. My custom example field looks like this: defined('_JEXEC') or die; use Joomla\CMS\Factory; use Joomla\CMS\...
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Adding Additional Fields to Admin Component

I'm using Joomla 3.9.1 and SP Simple Portfolio v1.6 I would like to add some additional fields to the SP Simple Portfolio component. Image of current fields (taken from Google); How can I add ...
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Is it possible to insert a category list view inside an article?

I want to get a category list view inside an article (in this case, inside a tab in an article), but I want to see this category list view styled like when a menu item type shows a category list: a ...
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Floating module on scrolling?

Is there a way to create a module, which is floating in its position (and only in its position)? http://aebb.es/4 here I would like to have the fixed opt-in module on the right side to float always ...
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Installation page not shown due to MySql access denied and 500 server error

On Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS, the installation page is not shown. Instead, I see a blank page with Error On MySql log I see this: Access denied for user ''@'localhost' (using password: NO) However I ...
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Which Custom field is better?

Which field is better for displaying code like below? Textarea or editor field ? I'm currently using Textarea I want to know which method is better and will affect the speed of the site Does anyone ...
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Video lazy loading skipping first video in every list

I'm using code found here: https://codepad.co/snippet/CtLEQDKX to lazy load the preview image for youtube videos within JComments. I have it working pretty good and looking like I want it to and it ...
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How to write the logged in user id in Plotalot queries?

I am trying to use plotalot to graph user results. The program only uses mysql queries to pull data. How can I pull session specific user data with a mysql query? Normal Joomla session variables ...
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Joomla Update System For Paid Extensions

I'm trying to make this Joomla Update system work for paid extensions. How I'm going about it is as follows: I'm using Mohameds downloadid.php to populate "extra_query" field in the "_update_sites" ...
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How to add CSS/JS/an Image to a module backend

I have long wondered how to change my admin particularly for my custom modules. For many cases using an XML file is fine and I can use the built-in Joomla! form fields. In some cases, I'd like to ...
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Joomla! inserts \n in my language string

When I create a language string with multiple HTML elements Joomla! automatically inserts \n between them. This shows up as a literal \n in the string. Does anyone know why and how to overcome ...
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Add a message after saving an article

Based on this question:. https://joomla.stackexchange.com/a/24042/8968 I want to add the return code as a message after save to see if it was successful or not. Can someone tell how I can do this?...
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adding curent item to pagenavigation

I want to modify: /plugins/content/pagenavigation/tmpl/default.php. There are 2 <li> tags, one for "next" and one for "previous". I want to display the current article's title in a <li> ...
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My Joomla Template is loading my custom CSS using JS. Is there a way to add the unique version tag to my custom CSS? i.e: custom.css?20180101

I normally just add my unique tag to the css path in the section of my html, but my template is adding my custom CSS via Javascript: if (is_file(T3_TEMPLATE_PATH . '/css/custom.css')) { $this->...
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Associate template to getMailer class

I have created a custom form, after submit send email to recipient with JFactory::getMailer With this class can add body, for example: $mailer = JFactory::getMailer(); $mailer->addRecipient('test-...
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How to clear page and component caching by a URL in Joomla 2.5.x?

There is a website made in Joomla 2.5.x. It has System Cache enabled. The website contains a component called com_magic that handles URLS like: https://websiteurl.com/bikes?view=best https://...
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Joomla: how to show the modified date of your articles in google searches?

I'd like that my articles show up the modified date in Google searches. Currently my Joomla 3 site, when modified date's output is enabled, shows the following tag: <time datetime="2019-01-07T07:...
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“COM_CONTENT_created_DATE” does not show translation

I am using the FJRelated plugin. There is a menu item for fjrelated to display a page almost the same as Joomla's default Category List. I have this line: <?php echo JHtml::_('grid.sort', '...
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Joomla tag links in articles url problem

Having the latest Joomla 3.9.1, when I insert tags in articles, the url when I hover over the tags under the article from a category blog page is example.com/component/tags/tag/my-example-tag. I have ...
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Why are methods randomly placed in models as well as controllers in Joomla

I am quite new in Joomla. I have now understood the components, modules, templates thing and can also build modules and simple components. But the one thing that has always confused me in Joomla is ...
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joomla 3 - how to add/insert html pages in my site without iframe?

I have on my pc a complete html site. It has an index page and 2 folders that have many pages. The index page has just links that link to pages in folder 1. Folder 1 has pages that have text, the text ...
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How to automatically update CDN after saving an article?

I am looking for a solution and have no idea how to start. All my static joomla HTML sites are cached by Cloudflare. After updating an article on joomla, I update the Cloudflare cache manual with a ...
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PHP 7 Upgrade Breaks Joomla Theme

I have a website running Joomla 3.9.1, which uses the Shape5 - Vertex template (one of Shape5's free templates, although the company is now owned by JoomlArt). I am trying to upgrade to PHP 7.2, but ...
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Joomla.submitbutton is not a function at HTMLButtonElement.onclick

I have been facing a problem when I try to update the article from the frontend then it shows this error Joomla.submitbutton is not a function at HTMLButtonElement.onclick Here is my code &...
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Extension updateserver / update not working

I'm trying to make this update server work, I've exhausted all option available to me. Here is what I've checked / done so far: updateserver file is located in the server and accessible (extension....
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Best intelligent form creator extension?

I've posted a couple of other times here, and have gotten GREAT assistance! Thank-you dedicated Joomla Stack Exchange helpers! I have a 22-piece big band swing/jazz group called William and the ...
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Develop a System Plugin with Sample Data for Options

I'm in the process of developing a system plugin. In the options is a subform-field (repetable), which contains several fields. In the "default" of the subform I can specify a record. a) How can I ...
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setParam says method undefined

I'm trying to set one of my menu parameters. But I'm getting the error 0 CALL TO UNDEFINED METHOD JOOMLA\CMS\APPLICATION\SITEAPPLICATION::SETPARAMS() My code is: $app = JFactory::getApplication(); ...
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Site keeps browsing itself all the time

I run the server where this Joomla! site is hosted, so I have root access to it. There is something in the configuration, or somewhere in its code, that keeps browsing the site itself. If I run # ...
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onAfterRender plugin issue

Both the PHP and the JS is tested and works in a module. But there's really no need for a module this is a plugin. I'm quite new to this so I thought onAfterRender would work, but nothing seems to ...
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SEF URL Issues on several sites

I am running into an issue on several sites where the urls are "nesting" other links in the main url structure. For example: https://retrolube.com/blog/five-benefits-of-new-tires-for-your-vehicle/...
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architecture diagram (current 3.x, 4.x) of joomla architecture

Is there any newer architecture diagram of joomla CMS? I know the https://docs.joomla.org/Archived%3aCMS_Architecture_in_1.5_and_1.6 but it is from 2011 so pretty outdated. Also is there one zoom-...
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Easiest way to add a class to the body

I want to add the alias to the body. I don't want to edit my template in case of template updates. So I'm going to create a plugin to overcome this issue. So my query is... can I do this in PHP or ...
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I'm confused about permissions

Hello again StackExchange Joomla experts. I recently wrote a post that asked how to make sense out of a 22-piece big band swing organization of which I am the director. My goal is to provide a ...
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RSform with multipage form is not jumping to the top of the form

If I create a new multi-page form in RSform the page switching is behaving non user centric. Means if I click on "Next" in the form the form is, to staying at the bottom of the page instead of jumping ...
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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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Custom 404 page

I am having trouble with custom 404 page, So I have been trying to get the custom 404 page to work but I have problem making it work right. All the methods that are described everywhere : make ...
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how to show joomla k2 article previous date only and up cumming only.

i am create k2 article for event type post. 1: upcoming event 2: old event. i am, not able to showing old event for current date. how to filter both type event with single category. in k2 article ...

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