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Reverse Caching Support using nginx

How can I implement Reverse Caching Support using nginx mentioned in Joomla 3.6 features? Joomla! 3.6 now supports reverse caching proxies like Varnish or an NGINX caching proxy. These help to ...
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onFinderCategoryChangeState event for com_finder in Joomla never fires

I am implementing a plugin for jdownloads to be used in the component smart search. To implement this plugin I have to use the event onFinderCategoryChangeState to actualize the state to the download ...
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How can I clear the cache for the params of a custom component?

I am working on a custom component and it works as intended as long as I do not have cache enabled. In the admin section of the component, I have a view that can change the "component params": $...
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How can I have multiple layouts for a View that are available as a menu option such as &layout=xxx?

I need to be able to specify different layouts of the same View by way of the Menu item, resulting in a url having &layout=blahblah appended. - NOT using a template override. i.e.: index.php?...
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How to customize user registration in Joomla 3.7?

Now that Joomla 3.7 supports custom fields, can anyone point me to documentation or a YouTube video that outlines how to customize user registration? I assume that additional work is also required to ...
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Joomla An error has occurred. 0 JForm::validateField() rule `number` missing. Return to Control Panel

Got An error has occurred. 0 JForm::validateField() rule number missing. Return to Control Panel while tying to change email id and Name from mail settings in joomla's Global Configuration>...
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Custom component: Export items to CSV -> Changing searchbar causes a new download

I would like to export all selected items from the items-view of my component. To do so I modified my view and inserted a new button to the JToolBarHelper::custom('items.exportcsv', 'download', '', ...
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Document Manager Recommendations

I'm looking for some recommendations for a document manager that's compatible with Joomla 3+. Seems to be a pretty popular question throughout the Joomla community. In the past I've always used Phoca ...
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htaccess 404 Redirect Not Working

I recently redesigned a site and there are loads of 404 pages, so to simplify things I want to add a redirect to my htaccess, redirecting any 404 pages to the home page. I though it was as simple as ...
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Joomla and Eventbrite Integration

I am looking for a way to integrate Eventbrite with Joomla. I want to show a list of upcoming events that I have created. There are a number of default widgets available with Eventbrite (copy / paste ...
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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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Getting Category's custom fields in a blog view

I'm trying to get the custom fields value of a category in a blog view. I have try the article item method but on the child item (supposed to be the current category item in the loop) : JLoader::...
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Joomla 3 versioning approval

I was wondering if anyone knew of any kind of extension which will allow a manager to edit / update the content (articles) in the backend - but only a Super User can approve the changes prior to it ...
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Smart Search - Same Content but Different indexes and front-end results

I have not a deep experience with the ins and outs of Smart Search. I am trying to figure out why I am getting different search results after searching with the exact same term in those 2 instances of ...
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Joomla 3.8 // New Router & Nested View

I want to use the new router classes to implement SEF stuff. I still struggle to get it to work. I have a view which can show categories. So this view is called categories. If you click a category, ...
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How can I provide language specific access to Multi-lingual Associations?

I'm trying to get away from the deprecated Josetta translation component, which has always served us well, but is choking on php 7. I like what I see in 3.7 with the ability to perform side-by-side ...
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Language changing only after page refresh

I have multilingual (fa/en) Joomla 3.6.2 site using Protostar template. The problem is when I click on the fa - (persian flag) or UK flag, the lang and dir tag does not change, but when I hit the ...
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404 Error when site is opened to general public but works fine when logged in

We started getting a 404 error on a new site using Joomla 3.5. It is not open to the public yet. When testing it we just found that when we do open the site to the public it gives us a 404 error. ...
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How to change the home page to be domain.com/blog?

A client wants to build a new Joomla website in two phases. The first phase is a very simple website with mainly a blog. The blog would appear on the home page. The second phase will include the rest ...
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How to use OpenSearch?

Forgive my ignorance about OpenSearch, but after providing the OpenSearch name and description, I have no idea how to see if it's in effect, or where to see evidence that the site is "openly" ...
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Change priority of loading Joomla core class and custom core class overrides

I would like to know in Joomla framework, there is a way to change priority loading some Joomla core classes after using JLoader::register() method in a system plugin developed to override Joomla core ...
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RSS Feed for K2 Latest Items

I have created a menu item "Latest items from (one or more) users or categories" using K2. I have set it to display the latest 1 item from selected users. I want to create an RSS feed from this page -...
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Seblod: Email field

I have a question about Seblod. I am using an email field to submit customer requests. I am trying to format the Email as HTML so the agent can easily read it. While this generally works, I have 2 ...
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Deleting obsolete menu types

While programming a Joomla extension, I experimented with Menu Types, however while editing/deleting/adding types in the default.xml it doesn't delete the previous ones. So while I only have 1 menu ...
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Tagged articles not being shown in Smart Search results

I have an issue with tagged articles not being shown in smart search results. I have a test article: Title = "This is a test article" Content = "descriptiontest" Tag = "taggedtest" I have then ...
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__PHP_Incomplete_Class when trying to access an object stored in session

I work on implementing single sign on with joomla and simplesamlphp. I try to use the simpleamlphp api in the context of a joomla plugin in the onAfterInitialise event. To that end, the plugin in ...
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How does the JSession works, and how to use it in different files?

I'm using JSession (in Joomla 3.9.x) to implement sort of a captcha field in a form, apparently the captcha code is been saved correctly in the session but I can't find the way to retrieve it, and ...
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Joomla 1.5 Administrator URL not working

I've inherited a quite old site running Joomla 1.5. I unfortunately cannot find the URL for the admin login. www.website.net/administrator returns a 404 error. The server is running php 7.2. Any tips ...
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Embed a leaflet map

I'm using Helix Ultimate alongside Joomla 3.9.6 with Sourcerer installed and want to embed a leafletjs-Map. According to leaflet's documentation, I need to load their CSS as well as their JavaScript, ...
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How can you hide Joomla admin password while inputting the characters?

I have followed the advice at autocomplete disable in joomla administrator. How can I hide the password characters while I am typing without losing the functionality provided by Zollie?
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Can I interrupt installation process with preflight function?

I'm trying to add a note to user when trying to install an extension / module. Basically I want to add note before user continuing the module installation process when an older version found, and ...
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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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fetch article custom fields in Layouts

I have created some custom fields in my Joomla article from backend templates/name-template/html/com_content/article/default.php and use this code for load custom fields at joomla article <?php ...
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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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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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Why calling addIncludePath from self has different results than from JModelLegacy

I'm trying to get an instance of a com_menus model from within my component. The following code works: JModelLegacy::addIncludePath(JPATH_ADMINISTRATOR . '/components/com_menus/models/'); $model = ...
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Installing Joomla Quickstart package on AWS Lightsail/Bitnami?

I am trying to install a quickstart package on Lightsail/Bitnami. But whatever I do I cannot seem to get it working. My latest attempt was to install the QS on another server while installing just ...
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Joomla 3.8.1 Neither Alternative Menu Item Nor Layout Reflects on Front End

Within mytemplate, I created an alternative menu and an alternative layout for the com_content articles view, and neither reflects on the front end. For com_content, in my template, I created the ...
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Ways to analyse TTFB for a Joomla site

My site's ttfb is very high. www.farafan-market.ir I used to use JCH-optimize plugin to enhance the page load. Then when I enabled Joomla's system-cache plugin, TTFB reduced to less than 1 second. ...
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Disabling cache on specific part of page from above comment

I am facing a problem in part of page of an extension on comments When cache is enabled, there is some json token error due to cache When cache is disabled, the user can easily post in comment Is ...
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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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Change ZOO cache update frequency

Is there a way to modify the interval that the zoo cache updates thumbnails? OR disable it entirely? I have been sorting through the code and haven't found anyway yet. The problem I am running into ...
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Virtuemart AJAX Cart pop up error over https

I'm working on an extremely outdated shop template, trying to keep everything else up to date for a client. The client has set up cloudflare to be used as SSL which is pretty much all sorted, however ...
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Custom Component with ACL not apearing in admin menu

I have been asked to help maintain a custom component that has already been installed on a server, but had no ACL. I followed the sample tutorial in adding both XML files (Access.xml and config.xml) ...
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How to manage navigation links in multi-language website?

I have some trouble to understand how the navigation links between different language versions work in Joomla! 3.6 So I just got a website to manage - http://www.pontech.co.uk/en/ When you choose ...
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Add “show all” button to BT Content Slider module

I am using Joomla 3.X. I have a module which displays three news and events at a time to see next set of news and events user has to press the next button. The name of the module is "BT Content Slider"...
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Clear component toolbar task

I've added a custom toolbar button to export the items from a custom component as a CSV. The CSV is getting exported correctly but my custom task is then being triggered when navigating the ...
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Create record from modal edit form

Is there a standard Joomla mechanism / development pattern for creating a modal edit form to create an item from within another item? I've used this tutorial to create a modal list view, where you ...
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Ask for confirmation before extension update via update server

We are implementing update server for our custom joomla extension. Is it possible to ask a confirmation after selecting the extension and clicked the update button before connecting to the update ...
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Dropdown menu does not work well for text separator

I'm using this template, http://joomlatemplates.me/clean-and-simple/ for Joomla ver 3.4.5. Everything works fine except the text separator menu item. As shown on the picture below, I used About Us ...

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