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zoo extension broke, are there any alternatives?

I was asked by a friend to take a look at the zoo extension, which broke. It was used for displaying photographs. I have never worked with any CMS, so this is a different world for me. I cannot ...
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From outside of a component how to change a parameter

In a system plugin, I am using the onAfterRoute event to change a single parameter from a 3rd party component before being loaded. public function onAfterRoute() { if ('com_abc' == JFactory::...
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How to configure Eclipse Project for Joomla Component Development

I like to develop a fresh Joomla Component for Joomla 3.x in Eclipse and created therefore a simple PHP project. The problem I have is now how to setup the correct "include path", so that the basic ...
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Asking for Tag creation [on hold]

I would like to use this community to give support for my Joomla! extensions. http://extensions.schultschik.com This for I would like to get a tag like "SchuWeb", "SchuWebExtensions" or something ...
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Display specific Joomla user groups

This code snippet below shows the list of all Joomla user groups(registered,editor.superuser and ...) at component // load in joomla user groups $qry = "SELECT * FROM #__usergroups ORDER BY ...
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Should Joomla! tend to become an unopiniated headless CMS maybe in Joomla 4.5 or even Joomla 5? What do you think fellow developers? [on hold]

I more or less recently stumbled upon the "headless CMS" thing where the actual content is completely separated from the actions one can do to "manipulate" or "act on" the content using an API. I know ...
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Why JFolder::files “Path is not a folder” for sql/xml on component install?

I am getting the following error on install / uninstall of my custom component: JFolder::files: Path is not a folder. Path: /var/www/joomla/administrator/components/com_mycomponent/sql/xml Creating ...
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How to save data from 2 fields as a JSON string to 1 database table field?

I need help to store data in json format in my DB like {name:'1', name2:'2'}. So far I have this: model/form/category.xml: <fieldset> <field name="name" type="text" ...
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Issue with modal window - hidden but still preventing links underneath being clicked

I'm having a bit of an issue with YJ Pop login for some reason. On the following page, when I click login in the top right, the modal pop's up no problem. However, even when the modal is hidden, it ...
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How to post checkout data to component using Ajax?

$.ajax({ url: Joomla.getOptions('system.paths').base+'/index.php?option=mypage&view=cartcheckout&task=cartcheckout_autoSave&tmpl=component&stepId='+stepId, type: 'POST', //...
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How can I add an ID to a JHTML call

I'm trying to add an ID to a link created by JHTML. Is that possible? Here's my call, is there some way I can do a , #myId as part of the below? <?php echo JHtml::_('icon.edit', $displayData['...
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How to execute an ajax script to update form fields in an .xml file rendered by Akeeba FOF?

I would like to populate the "Owner" select option list by SELECTing the owner column from the #__gscrm_accounts table WHERE the gscrm_account_id (primary key) is the selected "Person or Business" ...
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Is there any one to use the mod_menu as we please? *Modifying the backend*

so I've been asked to make a special menu for a website.I'm using the default module that is mod_menu. The issue is I want to modify the HTML Structure to that module. But I heard modify the default ...
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Category blog on homepage: how to open detail article as part of a different menu item?

Following scenario: i published 2 separate main menu items: "Home" & "News" for "home": i got a category blog published as homepage menu item showing the latest 3 articles tagged as category "...
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creating new user front end

I'm creating a new user (v3.x) via a module helper function. the helper function is called via AJAX. this all works fine. I'm having trouble getting the user registration to work. I've ...
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Joomla 3.9.3 Articles: 500 Unknown column 'a.note' in 'field list'

I've updated to Joomla 3.9.3 and now I get this error 500 Unknown column 'a.note' in 'field list', by opening the articles pages. I've tried to fix the database with the repair function, but this ...
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Preprocessing form data before saving to the database

I have a series of checkboxes on my form that together form an array when POST'ed. I want to save this data as a string instead (e.g., "##,##,##") before committing to the database. Here's what I ...
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Call additional categories of an item

I'm using k2 to generated various tiles, which I need to filter by an additional category. In essence, I need to get the additional categories to the front-end. I've located the PHP where this is ...
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Getting data from mutiple JDatabase Tables based on results from first

I'm attempting to pull user id's from users who are part of a group. I then need to take those user id's and get the email addresses for those user id's. The results need to be comma separated. ...
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How to block Joomla Unknown Bots

How can I block unknown bots which are taking too much bandwidth of my Joomla 3.3.6 site? I don't want to block Yahoo, Google and MSN bots, only others. I checked my recent awstat; around 10,720+265 ...
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Any way to redirect (301) pages for unpublished articles/links (404)?

I am wondering if where is any way in joomla to solve following issue: I am having URLs (articles) which may have been externally linked Now I want to disable this links (unpublish) but if I ...
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Custom script with Ajax script into Joomla

I am fairly new to Joomla. I'm trying to display the content of my custom made html page inside one of Joomla's menu. The page works fine on its own. however when I try to use Jumi and attach it to ...
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How to show tagged items in category blog layout

I want to create a menu item for a tag that shows the articles as in category blog layout. I have tried with these menu item types: "Compact List of Tagged Items", "List of all tags" and "Tagged Items"...
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What is best way to implement ajax infinite scroll to a custom component list view?

What is the recommended way of overriding standard jPagination class to achieve ajax infinite scroll on a joomla! 3 custom component list view? Ideally I would like to push the browser state and ...
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How to balance banner impressions per client considering that clients may have a differing number of ads?

Consider this scenario... Each page on the site displays a single banner advertisement (Joomla native module). The module is configured to be random (one banner at a time). There are 3 clients ...
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Disappearing index.php, configuration.php, error.php etc

Once in a while on my website all of following files either get renamed to e.g. 1.index.php or removed. error.php configuration.php everything.php index.php jcontroller.log.php joomla_update.php I'...
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JCE convert unicode after save in my DB

I added &#128274; in the source code of JCE. JCE convert it to 🔒. The problem is after save in my database ist is a scratch characters 🔒. My question now is should I modyfy JCE (How?) or ...
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joomla calendar field issue

I create a plugin in k2,which have calendar field, when i choose the time in k2 backend like 2019-03-13 05:00 and save,i don't know why the time auto become 2019-03-13 13:00,the date is correct but ...
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Jooma showon with multiple conditions

In joomla 3.9.3 module, I'm trying, with no luck, to show/hide a field with showon by checking the values on other three fields my xml: <field name="foo" type="text" /> <field ...
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It is possible to use a breakout image in a CMS that breaks a sidebar also

I have always told my designer that he should ignore any web rules and think/design like the print designer he is. And it is my job to overcome the issues that arise because of this. Every now-and-...
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Retrieve Contacts from Components via REST API

is there any official REST API in Joomla? If yes I would like to retrieve Contacts from Components, do you have any advice on how to achieve it?
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How to display the appropriate language in an article?

I have 7 languages installed in my website, but when I try to display content in one country, it shows in another country. How can I change the options? For example, I want to display content in ...
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Why does var_dump not output anything?

Some background:I am trying to debug a component(JoomShopping) which is not working correctly after I migrate 2.5 to 3.7 (I followed their migrate instruction and didn't encounter any problem during ...
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idx_XXX error after reimport from content table

I export only the xxx_content table from SQL with TRUNCATE. After reimport the table the follow error message comes: ALTER TABLE `XXX_content` ADD PRIMARY KEY (`id`), ADD KEY `idx_access` (`access`...
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Joomla admin redirects to https

I wasn't attending one of my websites for 2 weeks, after that and without doing anything at all (like installing or uninstalling anything). When I tried to login to my website it redirects to https (...
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How to retrieve unique values before a parenthesis in JFormFieldList Filter query?

I have a JHtml custom filter populated by a JFormField extended class. It is added in the view with the following code: JHtmlSidebar::addFilter( '- Select Height -', 'filter_height', ...
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My template is generating too many menus

On greenbrookmemorials.com I have a Joostrap Corporate Template installed. It is generating a second menu at the bottom of each page. As you will notice below there are two scripts at the end of the ...
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How can I load a minimal editor in a custom component form?

In my custom component form I have a text field that I want users to have the ability to add very simple styling to. I'm thinking bold, italic and link buttons. Is it possible to create and configure ...
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RSform!pro rounding

I have a bunch of Input radio groups with two values (yes = 1 and no = 0) So what I would like to have is to sum logically, means a {input1:value} || {input2:value} || {input3:value} || {input4:...
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How to add line break into placeholder text area?

How can I add a line break into the placeholder text area of the RSform? Tried without success: - \n - <br/> - &#10; A sample of the form with the non working text area can be found here ...
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Module Class Suffix Child Div

Joomla! 3.9.1 I've created a 'custom html' module and in the module settings Advanced > I've added the feature-box suffix. In my custom.css file I have added the following code; .feature-box { ...
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Joomla BuildRule adds language code at the back of setPath

I'm having a problem with building the rule for a particular URL. Here's what I have in my system plugin: //... function onAfterInitialise() { require_once '/path/to/myhelper.php'; $router = $...
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Core Component Layout Override with Plugin

Within a plugin I need to add and populate (data is available inside my plugin) a column to com_menus&view=menus view in administration. my_plugin.php ... public function onAfterInitialise() { ...
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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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My module parameters aren't saving . and can't use them in my files

**mod_cookiACT.xml** <?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?> <extension type="module" version="3.1.0" client="site" method="upgrade"> <name>Cookie Notifications !</...
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Creating a module and giving it config parameters options

on the documentation for creating a module, the basic is all there but they don't talk about giving parameters to your module. Example the color of the background or the size whatever. So I want to ...
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How to secure a new Joomla installation?

What are the actions that one should take after a new Joomla installation in order to keep it secure? Both on shared hosting servers and dedicated ones.
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How can I use joomla 3 user group access level code under public static function

Currently I am trying to use group access level code under public static function. File is belong to 3rd part component and stays under the administrator folder. 3rd part component has own custom ...
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Simple plugin to check folder contents on component update

I'm wanting to make a very simple plugin. All it needs to do is On installation of the plugin, copy a folder to a particular component's library folder. When a particular component library is ...
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Export function in component controller

Excel sheet shows admin template . how to exclude admin template in excel sheet ? public function export($filename = 'export.xlsx') { $sch_id = $_GET['id']; ob_end_clean(); header('...

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