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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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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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Need to Change the Default URL on Mobile Joomla

As you can probably see in my previous queestions, I'm new to Joomla with less than a year's worth of experience. I'm looking to start building out Mobile pages - but a previous developer left me in a ...
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Bulk delete disabled k2 users Joomla 2.5

I have thousands of spam users. I use K2 and I would want to delete them from "k2_users" and from "users". I want to delete the blocked ones. I have tried deleting K2_users from the admin, but it does ...
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Get/set userstate and session variables not working inside for loop

I have a long loading for loop inside a function in one of my model in my Joomla component. In order to gauge the progress, I wanted to make a progress bar using ajax and javascript as the request is ...
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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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What type of extension processes non-HTML markup in an article?

I'd like to develop an extension that processes images and related data using article markup, such as is done by Articles Anywhere, for example: {article 999}{/article} In my case it would look ...
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Make calendar dynamically in 3.7

I recently found out that the datepicker and calendar changed a lot from 3.6 to 3.7 and as a result I'm having a problem with my custom backend component. Originally this is the code I was using to ...
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Can't log in with admin, no error messages

It looks like that I can't log in to my Joomla back end anymore. No error messages are shown, the log in screen just stays there. If I enter a wrong password on purpose, I get a warning that the ...
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Inactive control panel buttons

I moved my site to the other host and got a troubles in administration panel. Top menu is inactive, any button does not work. The other problem - I can not update my version 3.8.6 to 3.8.7. The ...
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<customContent /> or <field type=“editor”>

I was interested to see the answer to this question which mentions the <customContent /> tag. I'd never come across this before, and I'm struggling to find much information on it. It does not ...
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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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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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Joomla custom fields management

I'm new to joomla custom fields and also don't have a deep knowledge of joomla. I need to create a custom fields name "Speakers" to associate to a event. It's a multiselect field so that when ...
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JFile::makeSafe does not convert file name

I need to rename and save a file upload when saving an item in a custom component. The problem is that the JFile::makeSafe function seems like is not converting the filename as you can see below. So ...
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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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Send values from article to article

I have two articles in my Joomla site. One article has various links to the same article. The other article display, with code of java script, the HTML content of a file depending on what link was ...
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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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87 views

bxSlider as module loads the body of my template again

I face a problem with plugin bxSlider and my 2.5 Joomla website. I am using it as a custom module. The problem is that when it loads, under my image it loads the whole template again! This happens ...
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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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Override List of all tags

I'm working on a override for com_tags List of all Tags, i want to change when clicking on the tag title the list of items (articles) will slide (accordion) instead of open in a new page. I create all ...
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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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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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“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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Display a menu item with Login requirement

I have made a Menu item and set its type to a 'Single Article'. I want that menu item to be displayed publically but login after clicking it to enter that article. When I have set the access level to ...
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PHP in helper module. How to format directory string to access images

I wanted a Joomla extension which would (among other things) allow me to show a different image for every day of the month but couldn't find one. So I decided to learn PHP to do the job. I wrote ...
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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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87 views

Custom Component - Copy / Archive record when values change

For a custom component I want to incorporate a way of keeping track of changes made to records in specific tables. So for example, when the mileage value of a car is changed, the record having the old ...
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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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301 Permenant Redirect joomla :too many redirects

I have a server with multiple websites in same place Scenario is as belows ABC/123 ABC/456 ABC/789 The 123 is pointed to www.123.com The 456 is pointed to www.456.com The 789 is pointed to www.789....
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How to smartsearch return synonymous and plural in results?

I need smartsearch results "was more smart". When I type "sumula" they return "sumulas", too. "sumulas" is plural of "sumula". How can I do this?
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How to create two different template overrides for the start page and featured articles?

I'm new to Joomla and currently creating a template for my website. Unfortunately I'm facing a problem which I did not found out how to solve. I wanted a front page which is different from the rest ...
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Ordering Joomla menus in code

I am trying to order jos_menu items by the order in which they appear on the menu. In other words, I am using jdatabase sql queries to fetch menu objects then iterate through them to display them. I ...
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Remove menu parent from url

The Joomla menu system includes the menu's parent name in the URL structure for sub-menu items as follows: https://www.mysite.com/parent/page I'd like to remove the parent as follows: https://www....
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2k views

Not receiving emails sent from contact form

I am running Joomla hosted on a server with sendmail installed. The PHP mail and sendmail are working perfectly; I tested them. The configuration for the mail in Joomla is correct (the info in which ...
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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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Joomla Meta key words error in Article [closed]

When login I got this error in Joomla article. I search on google but there is no solution right now. Can anyone please guide me.
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Joomla. How to disallow Joomla download OpenSearch xml-file?

We can enable OpenSearch in Joomla search-component to insert links in <head> section like this: <link href="http://site.name/component/search/?id=45&amp;Itemid=104&amp;format=...
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How to add a custom field for a product details page for Hikashop?

I have just started using Hikashop for ecommerce and followed the directions from this link: https://www.hikashop.com/support/documentation/42-hikashop-field-form.html My problem is that I can't get ...
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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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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 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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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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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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CheckToken() error when TinyMCE init

I have a form, which add some data to DataBase. <form> <input type="text" name="mydata" /> <textarea name="mytext"></textarea> <?php echo JHtml::_( 'form.token' );?> ...
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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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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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I've missed something with how category layout override is working

I'm working on a students directory with the following structures: Directory (parent category) |_ 2017-2016 (child category) |_ 2016-2015 (child category) |_ 2015-2014 (child category) … In each ...

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