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How can I tell if a free template contains malware

I recently came across a site giving away good quality themes for free - but once downloaded it turned out that all the themes contained poorly concealed malware. Thankfully on this occasion my anti-...
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Administrator logout not logging out

One of my sites was hacked the day after I got the notice that there was a vulnerability with 3.4.6. Sitelock cleaned it (this particular site is on Bluehost). They told me I was good to go. Since ...
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Email - is this possible

I created a Joomla 2.5 site (needs updated I know) for a client a while back, the site hasn't been maintained in quite a while. They contacted me today concerned about an email which was (thought to ...
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Joomla site hacked. Some visitors see spam content, while others see normally my site's real content

My website address is http://bethelrc.org Google is reporting it may be hacked, when I look at the file system, there are many unauthorized folders and files recently created. I deleted all these ...
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How to secure Joomla from Monero Crypto-currency-mining hack

my sites has been hacked and what I could find online it was a Monero Crypto-currency-mining hack. I did the usual security precousions on my site - the one that I usually do on Joomla pages, but its ...
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Site got hacked - kill the daemon that inserts the data

There is a backend process on my hosting that got hacked few days ago. The process inserts rows in a table. The website is on Joomla. Whenever I move the website from root to another folder, the ...
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User logins only work from some computers and browsers

I have a Joomla! version 3.4.1 site that we just launched. We have a very strange issue where user credentials work or don't work consistently from certain workstations within certain browsers. One ...
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What to do if my Joomla website got hacked?

I have a Joomla 2.5 website. Yesterday I was not able to login administrator panel. I checked out users table. I was shocked when I saw that all the users' username field were 'admin' and passwords ...
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Error 503 service unavailable in my Godaddy hosting with Joomla 2.5 website

I create a Joomla website before 1 year, but before 1 month my Godaddy hosting said we have reached all resources and the CPU 100%, when I contact the support they said we have a PHP Script that start ...
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Joomla 3 and Google Security Issues - Security Issues

I have site on Joomla 3.6.2 Stable. In this week I get mail from google about "Security Issues". When I login to webmaster tools there was this message Hacked with spam A hacker may have ...
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Site clean up tips

I was hoping for some tips on how I should routinely 'clean up' my Joomla sites, as it's that time of year again! I'm sure we all do it to some extent, so I'm just looking for advice on what others do....
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Site Vulnerability Check

With the recent security announcement regarding SQL injection, I was wondering what I could do in order to 'review' my current Joomla sites, and ensure none of them have been compromised. Apart from ...
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How to manage multiple Joomla sites and their updates

I have a number of Joomla 3.x sites, which I want to manage centrally, however they are all for different clients, so I cannot share any information between them. What I want to achieve is to ...
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Unknown code in my site - am i hacked?

I am using Joomla 3.3. I checked my homepage source code and found unknown code: <div style="position: absolute; top: 0px; left: -6500px;">Bookmakers bonuses with <a target="_blank" rel="...
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Mass Joomla sites Updates / Maintenance

I have around 100 websites on a single server, all in j3.2.x all working fine. Now if i want to add a single module/component/plugin in all the websites i have to log-in in all the websites and add ...
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Edit multiple images at once

I've got 25 images in one article and I want to make them all have a margin of 20px. Is there an easier way of doing this than opening the image manager and edit every image one at a time? I'll have ...
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Where can I find Joomla usage statistics?

I'm interested in accessing accurate Joomla statistics such as the number of sites currently using Joomla cms and/or the Joomla framework. Does anyone know where I can find this type of information?
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Login Form Module redirects not working

Quite new to Joomla and have a problem with Login Form Redirects I’m using Joomla 3.9.4 / PHP 7.1.9 / Apache / mysql 5.7.22-22 I have a Landing Page using one Gantry/Helium template, all other pages ...
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Resize image width in function of set image height in CSS?

I'm trying to tell an image to be displayed with a maximum height of 400 pixels, and a width adapted onto the used height, with the following CSS - Code: span.itemImage img { max-height:400px; ...
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Get Framework and template params in Joomla 4

Joomla 4 is coming soon and i need to know how to get the joomla framework and template params in php files outside of joomla. This is the way in J3: define( '_JEXEC', 1 ); define( '_VALID_MOS', 1 )...
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Joomla SEF url in CLI script

I am new to Joomla, I am writing a script under folder cli. I am calling helper file of admin component where I fetch category and return url of category. The function in helper is fine and works ...
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Joomla 404 component not found (custom component)

I am trying to create a custom component in my Joomla backend, so I created this xml file: <?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?> <extension type="component" version="3.8.1" method="upgrade"&...
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Implement Joomla 3 registration field with jquery autocomplete

I want to implement a field with jquery autocomplete the code: <!doctype html> <html lang="en"> <head> <meta charset="utf-8"> <title></title> <link rel="...
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Global Configuration page not showing correctly

I'm running Joomla 3.4.8 and the Global Configuration page is showing without any layout or buttons. I have looked at the following: forum.joomla.org/viewtopic.php?f=624&t=690980 but it doesn't ...
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Programmatically set article image

I generate/update several articles through a PHP script (in the cli folder) that parses an external data source (custom tables). This works well. Now, if an article has not yet an image, the script ...
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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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Delete items of database via CLI

I would like to delete some items with state "trashed" via CLI. Is it possible to call the delete-method of JTable from CLI? Thanks for your help :-)
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Front-end custom Joomla module to upload an image and save it in the Joomla images folder

I work on a custom Joomla module that would let users to upload profile images. I created a JForm and wanted to use the form field type "file" as below: <field name="Photo" type="file" label="...
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Store category record using JTable instance from controller

I want to store a category record from controller by using JTable. My working code is- $table = JTable::getInstance('Category'); $data = array('id' => 0, 'parent_id' = 1, 'path' => 'demo', '...
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Category Blog - Layout if the intro image is set

I would like to add a tag around the intro text, but only if the article has an intro image. It's easy to add markup around the image in the intro_image layout file. And in the file blog_item.php, I ...
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Community Builder - can't update profile

I am using the latest version of Community Builder in Joomla 3.8. I can not update an existing profile because it tells me the email address is already in use when I click on save. Can't clear the ...
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Can't install Fabrik - Warning: Install path does not exist

I'm new to Joomla (3) and not an expert in Linux (Ubuntu 18). I have unzipped the package into 'factory_pkg' a folder in web-root. Inside of it I have 'packages' and 'pkg_fabrik.xml'. When I run ...
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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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How to link article to specific menu item?

I have two menu items, for example Menu1 and Menu2. Both are a Category Blog for same category Cat1, but Menu1 has some specified tags. Of course, some articles are present on both pages, and all url'...
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Getting user id of logged in user in component

I'm making my first component and am trying to get the id of the logged-in user and request some data from the model based on that user id. If I search around this would return the current user: use ...
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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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Insert custom text to JCE using Javascript

How to insert custom text to JCE v. 2.3.4.4 using javascript? I have opened the page source and saw that the editor is an iframe. Text is in <body id="tinymce">. I was trying something like: $...
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MySQLi PHP Warning

I am getting the following errors (in this order) thousands of times in my error log: [08-Jun-2016 13:11:05 America/Detroit] PHP Warning: mysqli::stat(): Couldn't fetch mysqli in {...}/libraries/...
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Smart Search exclude search articles by author name

I have Joomla version 3.6.5 and Content Smart search version 3.0.0. When we write author name in search box it will display articles written by that author. I want to stop this search. e.g. article ...
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TinyMCE Articles Lose Formatting

When editing an article, and after clicking save I lost all the formatting, hyperlink etc... I tried to change the text filters to NO FILTERS for the superuser and all other also, but the problem was ...
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Module Removed The New Window Option of Link

I am using a SJ Flat menu module and some of my menu items have the Target windows set to New window with navigation. Unfortunately, the module removed that attribute and it has a new declaration of ...
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Joomla custom fields in mod_articles_category

i've create several custom fields and i can show all them easy in articles, or articles list. Now i would need render them in mod_articles_category override but i cannot reach the target so far. Is ...
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Best practices for staging Joomla based custom web-application?

I develop a Jooma based custom web application. I work on the "dev" subdomain (adding new modules and also content), test the app on the dev subdomain then clone the whole site to the live domain. The ...
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RSS Feed for TAGS with invalid content URLS

i used joomla on https://www.724press.com and after one year i cant solve one important problem of it. my website language is PERSIAN. its magazine website so, i need rss feed for many TAGS of ...
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Add click event on bootstrap tab?

How to add an onClick event on Joomla bootstrap tabs. https://api.joomla.org/cms-3/classes/JHtmlBootstrap.html echo JHtml::_('bootstrap.startTabSet', 'myTab', array('active' => 'monday')); echo ...
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Article URL in Blog format adds suffix to menu separator

Main navigation items are separators and all active navigation are sub-level menu items. The Main menu works perfectly but, say, navigating to the blog all the active title links add a "-2" suffix to ...
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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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I'm creating a custom payment method using example plugin, but during checkout, I get an error 30 - Failed Missing Field Merchant ID

I'm creating a custom payment method using example plugin, but during checkout, I get an error 30 - Failed Missing Field Merchant ID. Has anyone encountered this? Can someone help? Where should this ...
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Pretty URL to custom joomla page

I have an URL: domain.com/photos?photoId=344 and I want to make pretty URL such as: domain.com/photos/344 I tried to correct htaccess: RewriteRule ^photos/([A-Za-z0-9-]+) /photos?photoId=$1 [L] ...
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How to get k2 item and category to use different templates?

This is a very old problem, I asked it before but never got a satisfying answer. By default, on a "k2 category" page, when you click one of the items, the "k2 item" page will keep using the current ...

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