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How to save a contact's phone number in the administrator's Contacts component? [closed]

I can not find in the admin section where the phone number in the "contact us" section changes.
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How to build valid json object for a component's ajax response?

I've set up an Ajax call in my component. I seem to have got the initial call, the controller, the data model is working because when I make the JavaScript call I'm showing this in the code inspector ...
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How do you start new project design implementation? [closed]

You choose the framework and extension for your new website project and actually all is set. The designer sends you some Photohop files with new design. I tried to find online some instruction what ...
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56 views

Joomla component cron [closed]

I am developing component for Joomla and I do not know how to make cron. I can not use linux commands because it is complicated for users. Thanks.
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JQuery error after joomla 3.8.10 update

Hello I get this jquery error after my last kunena update to 3.8.10: "Uncaught TypeError: $(...).insertAtCaret is not a function". You can see the complete error in the following capture: This error ...
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Disabling recaptcha on certain pages

Users are complaining that, since they must be registred to post an article, there is no need to have a captcha (google re-captcah) in the article creation page on the front-end... Does anyone know a ...
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Get whole POST with JREQUEST_ALLOWHTML

In order to get the whole POST I do $app = JFactory::getApplication(); $jinput = $app->input; $data = $jinput->getArray($_POST); that works ok. But I want to apply the filter ...
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Change user default language programmatically

In a custom component I'm making, I need the user, in his private area, to choose the default language for the web. It is a custom form, and I already render the language selector, but I don´t know ...
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90 views

User Login passthrough in iframe

I've got two (almost) similar Joomla sites (same users, configuration etc) forming an Intranet. One site is integrated on the other using an iframe and I need the user to be logged in on both ...
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Remove unwanted Joomla Scripts in version 3.8.x curious not working

Just wondering how following happens, maybe someone knows: Like known I remove unwanted Joomla scripts in common ways like using: $this->_script = $this->_scripts = array(); or in single ways:...
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2answers
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How do I make article images that can be enlarged on mobile devices?

I'm trying to enter lessons with images on my website, but the images are too tiny on mobile devices. Is there any way to make it so they can be enlarged by clicking on them rather than trying to ...
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How to retrieve the default site template in my xml module?

I wish to add a formsource to a subform in my custom maded module. The example code: <field type="subform" formsource= "templates/DEFAULT_TEMPLATE/MY_MODULE/SUBFORM_NAME.xml" >
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with insert on duplicate key update - updating multiple rows at once

With latest joomla version I try to achieve one query to the database and updating multiple rows at once. I want to make a query like this: INSERT INTO `tablename` (`id`,`date`) VALUES ('79','2018-...
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1answer
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Advanced search: Hide some of the options

I am setting up a site to use the Joomla Smary Search component (com_finder). The component is working well, but I have a question about the advanced search options. When the advanced search options ...
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1answer
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How does Joomla! event system (plugins) avoid namespace conflicts?

As I understand, to use Joomla! plugin events from my user code, I first need to load the plugin class (which registers the named functions as events in the event dispatcher): JPluginHelper::...
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1answer
41 views

How can I enable the created date for an article to be edited in the front end?

I don't know how to enable editing the created date of an article in the front-end, after updating to Joomla 3.8.10. So far I used to override the article's edit form com_content -> form > edit #...
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How does Joomla initialise all active libraries and plugins?

I'm trying to import Joomla in a Yii application. It goes well, but some plugins and libraries are not loaded. Does anyone know how to achieve this? Something like JPluginHelper::loadAllActivePlugins(...
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I need to record some datas in user params when submit login

I have a login page and I need to perform some styles for users choice. Then, when user select some preset style, the website changes the style. I need to do it recording as some user params or in ...
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How do I set the flag CLIENT_MULTI_STATEMENTS for calling multiple stored procedures in a single stored procedure?

How do I set the flag CLIENT_MULTI_STATEMENTS for calling multiple stored procedures in a single stored procedure? I have 30 stored procedures I would like to execute with a button click to process ...
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56 views

Redirect loop when https

I added ssl-certificate on my Joomla web-site. My actions: Add certificate data to hosting In configuration check SSL for entire site In configuration.php rewrite live_site as https://mysite.com ...
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What are the differences of Joomla modules vs components vs plugins?

A very basic question probably... But what are the differences in Joomla terms between: module components plugins If I am a developer for Joomla what and why should I name it a module, component, ...
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1answer
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How to debug an empty Bootstrap error generated by non-empty Tags field in a custom component?

Flowing on from my previous question about writing my first component (now called com_picture) which is nearly an exact clone of the com_contact directory, I have hit a snag with trying to save a new "...
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Gantry5 framework - Where are the core particles located?

I am trying to customize my Gantry5 Header and Menu. I searching for the menu particle but I can't find in my template. Where is the core menu particle located? Some extra info about what I am ...
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J3.8 Module Manager Articles Category generating wrong links

The list of categories in Module Manager Arcticles Cateogries is generating wrong links. It's like the News section doesn't have subcategories. The Title is displayed, but all have the same main ...
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How to change parent group?

How can I see and edit the Group Parent setting for an existing User Group? When a user group is created, you set the Group Title and Group Parent. Going to the Edit Group page lets me change the ...
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How to set the title and intro text as hyperlinks to the full article in blog layout?

When displaying articles in blog layout on my website, I want the respective article link on the title and the whole intro text. I looked at the code in components/com_content/views/category/tmpl/...
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How to prevent Joomla's hidden links from being visited?

Some of Joomla's page can be visited even though there isn't any link to it on the site. One of the infamous examples is when some hacker visits the user registration link even though there isn't any ...
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249 views

The MySQL adapter 'mysql' is not available and session Warnings

I am getting the following errors: Database connection error (1): The MySQL adapter 'mysql' is not available. Warning: session_write_close(): Cannot call session save handler in a ...
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Variables in XML form definition

I'm creating a form using the Joomla XML form definition, and I want to create a range of integer values a user can select from. The number/integer field is fine for this use-- but I need to allow the ...
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How to assign access level and send automated email on each new user registration?

When registering a new user I have to choose between the options you see in the image. So when a new user chooses one of the three options, I must select the corresponding access level and send an ...
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Internal (but non-joomla) URL as Menu Item

The Goal We have a subset of items on our site that are not Joomla pages, but other systems such as a selection of HTML5 and Flash (for now) Games: /play /photobooth etc. These should only be ...
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Joomla / PHPMyAdmin bug when “select” is in the value

This question was originally asked on StackExchange, and it was recommended by @mickmackusa that I ask it here. Background We recently changed over from one server to a brand new one. Old server: ...
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Joomla API for identifying if new visitor?

Is there a API or possiblity to identify in joomla if the user is a new visitor, who visits the page the first time or a defined period passed? To be specific, the user is not registered joomla user, ...
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Seeking a current Framework Starting Point

I'm deeply interested in getting a very basic Joomla Framework site going, but constantly run into ancient or missing documentation on how to get started. The "official" site points to a 5 year old ...
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How to get URL parameter via Joomla api with decoded strings?

how can I get the full url parameter with the url-encoded values ?myParam=dummy%C3%B6%C3%A4%C3%BC this is the decoded url: ?myParam=dummyöäü if I use $myText = urldecode(JFactory::getApplication(...
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How to create many pages with the same content except for one variable?

I have over 100 pages to create and they will have the same exact content except for one variable (dog breed). Examples: www.dog.com/husky-dog www.dog.com/rottweiler-dog www.dog.com/pitbull-dog and ...
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Link to article with anchor

I have following site structure, 2 big anchored articles: Frontpage, url=/, menu item type=article About Us, url=index.html#about-us Contacts, url=index.html#contacts Article1, url=articles.html#...
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Delete row from custom made SQL when deleting article in Joomla

I´m still new to Joomla and to coding SQL. I was thinking about how I should manage a big system I made with information that is saved in a sql table, that contains some user input and the "id" of an ...
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Set background image to body

Is it possible to set background image to whole body? I have tried to put into different files (Extensions -> Templates -> Templates -> Details and Files): * css/custom-styles.tpl.css * less/...
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How to use convert_tz in a joomla query?

This is my current query: $uvdatetime = JFactory::getDate('now', new DateTimeZone('Europe/Athens')); $db = JFactory::getDbo(); $query = $db->getQuery(true); $query->select("distinct ". $db-&...
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How to generate a dynamic note field for a custom component?

I am attempting to develop my first custom component called com_image. Because of the structure and function of my project requirements, it made best sense to clone the com_contact folder and ...
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Caching items with different cache lifetime

I'm looking into using Joomla's caching mechanism for a plugin. However I would need to cache the plugin data for a given period of time irrespective of the site-wide cache settings. Is it possible ...
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Component not found after restricting access to Registered users

Joomla 3.8.11 I have a simple article with access level set to Registered. A mod_login module is assigned to the menu item for the article. On accessing the menu item, the login module is displayed ...
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K2 SEF issues including Joomla Smart Search

I am having an issue with smart search and k2. If I search for a Joomla article then everything pulls the correct SEF URL. If I try to search for something that is a k2 item it loads correctly but ...
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How to override language filter plugin?

I'd like to tweak my language filter plugin a bit, and if possible, I'd like to do that as an override. I know how to override some features in Joomla, but I'm not sure what to do in case of a system ...
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How add syntax highlighting to the code view in Joomla 3

I am trying to find a way to add syntax highlighting to the code view tab when editing an article in the Joomla administrator interface. By default it's all black text, no line numbers and no ...
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Close button on alert dosen´t work

I´m triggering an alert by jQuery with Joomla.renderMessages. The alert comes up, but won´t close when I press the close button!? I´m using a custom template, I´ve made from scratch I´ve search for ...
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limit dimension of image while uploading in joomla 3.10

I wanted to restrict the dimension of image width & height to minimum in media manager of joomla 3.10. min-width: 100px, min-height:50px. Please help me how can i do this....?
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Has anyone tried setting homepage access level to registered?

I tried this on many of my websites, most of them are getting "redirect you too many times" error, and I compare server settings of those that work and don't, but couldn't find any major difference ...
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Why doesn't an article appear when following some links?

When I try to access an article by following a link like thisindex.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=9, the post appears as expected. However, when I use the link index.php/2-...

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