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Set article attribs on-the-fly via JTable

I need to change the values of some attribs of an article in the article view, specifically set show_title to 0 to hide native Joomla title and replace it with a custom field, and this must be done in ...
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Admin does not log in or error

Admin does not log in, and it does not error. It just seems to refresh. I have tried everything in this post: Can't log in with admin, no error messages I have tried overwriting all of the core ...
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How can I create my own custom field?

I know how to create a custom form field if I am building a module/component/plugin but how do I build one of the Joomla! custom fields? I can't find a tutorial and I think I'm probably Googling the ...
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How can I place a module position in the midpoint of my content no matter what size

I want to put a call to action in the middle of my content no matter what size the content it. I know I will need some JavaScript in order to calculate the word count and the mid point. And I know I ...
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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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How to create breadcrumbs based on menu structure

Breadcrumbs grabs the breadcrumb trail based on the content. This causes problems when a site has internal links being created via the editor to other articles that do not have menu items. eg: Home / ...
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0 Call to a member function getState() on bool in search bar

As per mentioned in subject, my website is generating the following error when the user fails to search with a keyword: 0 Call to a member function getState() on bool in search bar. Can anyone ...
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jump after header top bar

My site has a top bar and a nav bar with the site menu. Strangely enough, after a few pixels of scrolling down, the content part of the site jumps up. I think this wasn't doing this initially, but I ...
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Get menu-meta_description from menu item

I need to add meta description inside a component page. That's what I tried: $menu = $app->getMenu(); // Load the JMenuSite Object $active = $menu->getActive(); // Load the Active Menu ...
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How to render mod_articles_category using custom php code?

I am writing PHP API for Joomla3.9 website where I need to deliver the HTML produced by mod_articles_category modules. I tried blow code to get Module HTML output but it does not working any more It ...
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Joomla carousel that gets its content dynamically from an external json file

I am wondering if there is a carousel module for Joomla that can consume an api's json response to update carrousel database, at some interval, and generate the visual result. The idea is to generate ...
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Is it possible to change what value appears in user form field?

I created a module that allows administrators to select a specific user for the module to handle. Problem is, the once a user is selected in the modal, the field displays the user's name and my ...
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Product url problem after updating VirtueMart

In my VirtueMart Configuration under the SEO tab, I've checked "Use full category tree for product links" so my products detail page default routing was like this: example.com/cat1/subcat1/subcat2/...
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How to Update a field only when another filed is changed

My scenario is that I have a field in a table called Stock_Qty that when it is changed I need to update the Stock_Date field with the current date and then the user can replace the date if they don't ...
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Joomla 4 not showing error in admin Panel

I am using Joomla 4 and working on a custom module and getting this error in my Joomla admin site. My problem is I am unable to get the error details instead I only get this Error: The 'atum' service ...
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Joomla 3.9: Menu item set to Separator is not clickable to reveal sub-menu items

I am building a website in Joomla, and I'm trying to make a menu in which some menu items should not have any article associated with it; clicking on them should only reveal the sub-menu items, but ...
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Joomla 3.9 Installation stalled

I'm replacing an old laptop and trying to get a Joomla 3.9.21 test site runing on the new computer. Since I've done this in the past, decided to do so manually instead of using XAMPP. Running on ...
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Unknown extensions - 1062 Duplicate entry '0' for key 'PRIMARY'

I'm using Joomla 3.9.14 Release and am no longer able to add new articles or extensions. The original installation was 3.7.x on which I recently encountered this problem. On the main administrator ...
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Is it possible to add script to the end of the HEAD tag?

when using addScriptDeclaration, the script is added in the first tag that is found inside the HEAD tag. Is it possible to add it just before </HEAD>?
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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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What permission do you need to check-in other's article at any time?

As a super user you can do that. I want to grant this privilege to another group of users, but I can't find where to set this. In global configuration there is a check-in but it doesn't work for me. ...
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What if I assign every user group to a Super User?

This idea came to me when I was trying to formulate a question on this site found here. Ok, bear with me, before you scream at me not to make every single user a super user, let me explain. This is in ...
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How to make a search page that gets data from an api call to another server?

I'm new to Joomla and I need to set a search page with a select (with autocomplete if is possible) that gets the select option by an API call to another server and then a text field for the search. My ...
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How to add a CLI file to the /CLI directory as part of a component install

I have a component that needs a CLI file for use with cron. Is there a proper way to use the components manifest file to specify that the component includes a CLI file and that CLI file should be ...
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URL's in search results page are wrong and not the URL of the article assigned menu item

I have Joomla 3.9.21 which has SEF URL's enabled. All works perfectly, except for the search results page. For example, this is the SEO link to an article (which is assigned a menu option whose root ...
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How to fully display login page with Helix3 on mobile devices?

When I switched from Gantry to Helix3, two problems arose: On the website, I have a closed page that requires a password. A sign in Gantry came in, but in Helix3 there is an error message: "You ...
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Akeeba Backup is ready to backup your site, but there are potential issues Default Output directory in use

When setting up a new installation of Joomla and installing my base components, one of these being Akeeba Pro, I now get the following warning: Akeeba Backup is ready to backup your site, but there ...
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Multple urls for a product with multiply categories

I have a cctv camera shop and I'm using the last version of joomla and virtuemart. I have a "bullet hd camera" the categories are: camera --> hd-camera --> bullet-hd-camera bullet-hd-camera is ...
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Fatal error: Call to undefined method InvalidArgumentException::getlevel() in l/libraries/legacy/error/error.php on line 536

I've done a website transfer from one hosting provider to another one. I managed to make the website live in the new hosting, but can't access the Joomla! administration area. I get this error: ...
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How to render nested modules, (parent outside articles)

I tried the following code: $document = JFactory::getDocument(); $renderer = $document->loadRenderer('modules'); $position = 'precisions'; $options = array('style' => 'raw'); echo $...
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Tracing source of this error: Call to a member function reorder() on boolean

Is there a way to trace this error: Call to a member function reorder() on boolean I'm checking my PHP Logs but this particular error isn't showing up there. It happens when I'm trying to create ...
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Adding viewport metatag breaks my template layout

I have separate templates for desktop/tablet and phone. I don't feel that viewport meta is needed in my mobile template, but without it Google is saying: Error: The page is not mobile friendly ...
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No “Apply” button when attempting to duplicate an administrator menu

I tried to duplicate an administrator menu, but this is not possible due to a missing "apply" button. Is there any settings or circumstances where this can happen? I recorded a little gif to ...
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Why does the FormController instantiate models with the ignore_request flag set to true?

The Joomla\CMS\MVC\Controller\FormController::getModel method has a default argument for the config argument that sets the ignore_request parameter to true. This in turn means that models will not ...
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Own Module - Integrate ACL Check (in Ajax Call)

I'm currently programming a module that contains several Ajax calls, some of them with Add / update & Delete requests in the DB. Now I am thinking about the fact that it will be necessary to check ...
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Does Joomla CMS or Joomla Framework provide any Class for making POST request to an external API?

I came across this page in Joomla's documentation and this page, are they the same thing? And are these capable of sending POST requests to an external API?
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How to get user object in Ajax call

I want to access the currently logged in user in my Helper function using AJAX. function editUser(){ runAjax('editUser',"one"); } function runAjax(type,regHtml){ request = { '...
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Joomla - Page Builder - With Publish Workflow

We have recently built a site on Joomla and have used the SP Page Builder. But unfortunately, the SP Page Builder does not have the Workflow / User Access mechanism where one set of users create the ...
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Is there a way to have registered users auto-publish their articles

I'm extremely new to Joomla and even simply hosting a website, so answers should be pretty step-by-step if possible. I am running a hobby group site that will have multiple users submitting articles ...
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User profile control whether user can adjust their email address

I have a site set up that allows the user to login to a secure area. Everything works. I'm having a problem with the email address. The user registers with an email address which works fine. ...
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Unpublish, Trash or Delete buttons in the Frontend

I want to create some of these buttons in the frontend List view. I added checkboxes to the table and used the Using_the_JToolBar_class_in_the_frontend tutorial to put Save and Cancel buttons. Also ...
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Change article edition workflow

I have to make some changes on the article edition workflow to add some features in the middle of the current edition process. I mean, the articles when published must be saved in a different status, ...
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Joomla custom fields type url file - upload?

I am trying to add a simple file upload field type to the com_contact using Joomla's custom fields. I see there is a 'URL scheme File' type but I couldn't figure out how to get that to work as a file ...
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Why are all permissions allowed for every user group

For some reason I can't deny permissions to some actions. Everything has in green: Allowed (Super User). Even when the setting is set to denied. For example here: in the public user group I set site ...
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Joomla trigger event when element in field of “filelist” type is selected

I am struggling since a few days with following problem. Using Joomla 3.9.2x and query 3.5.1. I am trying to display a modal "window" when an item is selected in a Joomla filelist field. I ...
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How to solve chosen/jquery/frontend violation

I am developing a component for a Joomla frontend site and when I include JHtml::_('formbehavior.chosen', 'select'); in the template form, I get this message in JavaScript Chrome Console (Mac OS X): [...
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Remove username from registration

I want to keep the registration process as simple as possible for my users, like a lot of modern websites do. I want there to be only 3 fields to fill out when creating new accounts: Email, Password, ...
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Display articles Tags in Tag View

When you click on a tag inside an article you go to com-tags view-tag, that is created by com_tags/views/tag/tmpl/default_items. This is a blog with articles with the same tag. I want there, inside ...
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How to implement language-specific tags in select tags list from editing?

I have observed in Joomla (v3.9.16 and in older version too) a strange behavior (maybe it is right, but I don't understand it). When we have fully installed and configured a multi-language site, if ...
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Ask for confirmation before extension update via update server

We are implementing an update server feature for our custom Joomla extension. Is it possible to add confirmation text after selecting the extension and require the click of the update button before ...

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