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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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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 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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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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Warning when setting Force HTTPS (running on IIS and Azure)

This is a copy of a question I posted at the Joomla support forums: https://forum.joomla.org/viewtopic.php?f=717&t=957766 When I try to set the Force HTTPS option using the admin facility I get ...
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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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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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Joomla Update System For Paid Extensions

I'm trying to make this Joomla Update system work for paid extensions, but I'm stuck now. How I'm going about it is as follows: I'm using Mohameds downloadid.php to populate "extra_query" field in ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Remember language with no content-languages site

Hello I'm developing a website that has not content languages, it would be some kind of joomla administrator, only language strings are loaded (no contents needed for this website). I want that Joomla ...
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getUserStateFromRequest variable become empty if name starts with '.filter.'

In my view.html.php I set UserState Variables. One of this variables is set like this: $app->setUserState('com_mycomponent.modelname'.'.filter.status', 1); When I try to get the variable in the ...
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Kunena add “# post to next rank” below users informations?

Is it possibile to add the number of posts you need to get next rank in Kunena? Something like this maybe: http://i.imgur.com/cGLpEMW.png I was trying to do this with AlphaUserPoints but I actually ...
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Responsive Navbar disappears on click / should stay open

I am building a Joomla and T3 Framework Template based website. Since I am having the Navbar not in it's native position (On Top), I had to come up with a work around. I am using two Menu Modules of ...
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Custom Search Result Page order by Category ID

i have "developed" a Custom Tag Search using a Form, on the Result Page (Template Override) the found Items are shown as a accordion menu in there Categories. I expected the Categories would be shown ...
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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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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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mklink and JFolder: :folder: Path is not a folder [due to is_dir()]

Joomla is on Win2012 R2, XAMPP, Fabrik. I created a symlink like so: C:\Users\Administrator>mklink /D "C:\xampp\htdocs\pdf" "Z:\" symbolic link created for C:\xampp\htdocs\pdf <<===>> ...
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0 Class 'JToolbarHelper' not found

I upgraded my Joomla website and I am getting the folloing error: I added following code: if(!class_exists('JToolbarHelper')) { require_once JPATH_ADMINISTRATOR . '/includes/toolbar.php'; } to ...
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Caching a page separately for users and guests?

I've written a custom component and I'm trying to improve its performance by including Joomla's caching. One view has additional detail which is only included for logged in users. I've been ...
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How to link to external file that contains a link to the Boostrap stylesheet and another for the js files

I have several Joomla 3.9 websites now using Bootstrap 4x - currently v4.1.3. In the head of the index.php file for each website is this link: <link rel="stylesheet" href="https://stackpath....
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Does JRoute by default finds path to menu link (SEF)

What do I understand in Joomla is that until you create a menu for a specific view you will be getting component links to its views, in this manner: component/component_name/location/new-york (ex #1)...
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Joomla add article & extra field values from custom component

I have a custom component, from which I am taking my data & creating a new article with extra field values(from code). Below, is my code & attempt. JLoader::import('components.com_content....
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Manage Categories in Site part. Is possible?

I use the com_categories in my custom component based on the joomla Docs Adding Categories. But I need to manage the categories in the site part. I was wondering if there is an easy way to do it, or ...
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How can I align images (inline)

I am trying to align images in a div tag so they sit left or right of the text. I am using JCE Editor and if I align images in the image settings the image sits outside of the div tag ??? I am trying ...
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How to configure PHP basedir for Joomla running on IIS shared hosting

I have the following setup: IIS 10 with Plesk Onyx 17.8.11. Joomla 3.8.13/PHP 7.2.10. The website is hosted in shared hosting provider. After installing Gantry 5 I get the following warning on the ...
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Error during update from 3.4.8 to 3.6.5

When I try to run an update from Joomla 3.4.8 to 3.6.5, I get the archive file is corrupt, truncated or archive parts are missing and then it just spins. Googling is not a ton of help. ...
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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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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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What is the purpose of cloning JUri in the CMSApplication route method?

CMSApplicationWhen Joomla does its initial routing in Joomla\CMS\Application\CMSApplication in the route method, the JUri object is cloned. The line is: $uri = clone \JUri::getInstance(); Looking at ...
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Joomla auto update

Joomla documentation says Joomla has an additional parameter called extra_query in the #__update_sites table. This parameter will be added to the declared download URL However when I add ids = ...
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New Joomla Router: Adding additional item type views

I have a requirement to support two different types of views. Example views are like below. |_ Items |__ Item |_ Another Items |__Another Item So I am registering the views in the router as below. ...
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How can I activate a module via script?

I install together with my component a few modules. Also one for the backend. This shall be directly activated via the script. So I have a few lines added to update the #__modules table to get this ...
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Module placed in main area and displaying article images? Is that allowed?

Edit: ____________________________________________________________________ To clarify this. It’s not about how to code it. But a question about which to choose. Module or Component? ...
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Can't run task when there is constructor

I am building a component which will act as a API for a front end and was curious about something. For example if I call the url http://example.com/index.php?option=com_helloworld&task=shout it ...
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Joomla 3. How does MediaVersion works?

I faced a problem in Joomla 3. For example, I try to add a JavaScript file with auto-version option: JHtml::_('script', '/path/to/script.js', array('version' => 'auto')); It works. CMS adds to ...
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jQuery is not a function in ajax function

I'm modifying the website (I got it the way it is right now, maybe even worse). I'm getting the "Uncaught TypeError: jQuery(...) is not a function" on the website, the error appears in ajax function, ...
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“Joomla is not defined” error when logged in - Pagination

Hi we have 2 different custom componenets running on a website (they aren't loaded together, just have the same issue) and they have pagination. We are finding that when clicking on the pagination an ...
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How to extend / override the JFile class?

I want to extend/override the JFile class without hacking Joomla files. How do I even begin to extend the class using best practices?
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Add Install from Web tab in the Extension manager gives console error

Add Install from Web tab in the Extension manager gives console error Uncaught TypeError: Cannot set property 'value' of undefined When clicking on "Add Install from Web tab" button getting a ...
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Account activation link not working

I recently performed an upgrade of a bunch of extensions on our Joomla site (the site is running Joomla 3.8.6 and was upgraded from 3.8.5 at the same time). I tested the updates on a stand-alone test ...

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