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IP-driven CMS behavior

As part of an intranet project, I'd like to know whether a CMS behavior can be linked to a range of client IP addresses. The intranet contents and menus would change depending on the range of IP ...
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Link to content article with specific layout

I'm trying to link to a content article and force a specific layout override to be used in the display, however I'm having some troubles. I've tried the following: JRoute::_("index.php?option=...
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A Custom Page for Registered Users showing particular elements to a particular user?

Ok then Joomla Masters, Fasten your seat belts! It's quite complex but I will try my best to elaborate my goal. I want to make a custom page which will only be accessible to the Registered users of ...
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Any Joomla & PHP podcasts from which I can learn?

Are there any quality podcasts regarding Joomla or PHP and web development that you listen and would recommend?
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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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Seblod template: How to use fields/markup.php to override field markup?

I have created a new template by copying the seb_one template and then making my adjustments to index.php. I have also used fields/markup.php by copying it to fields/contenttype/markup.php in order to ...
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Which is the best Certification course offered in Joomla for Professional Web Designing and development?

I wanted to know which is the best Certification course which gives a proper knowledge about Joomla! in and out . I wanted to pursue a career in Joomla! as Professional Web Designer and Developer, ...
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Retrieve joomla session from within a module

I'm setting a session variable from external file using ajax: define( '_JEXEC', 1); define( 'DS', DIRECTORY_SEPARATOR ); define( 'JPATH_BASE', realpath(dirname(__FILE__) .'/' ) ); require_once ( ...
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Multiple task with one

I am looking for a way to build multiple task with 1 layout/view for example: administrator/index.php?option=com_component&task=form.one administrator/index.php?option=com_component&task=...
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Dynamically Showing Articles Of The User Who Has Logged In?

I want to make a custom page/module/iframe or whatever which, when opened, will display only the articles written by the user WHO HAS LOGGED INTO MY JOOMLA WEBSITE. Is there any way to do that? ...
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Permissions for folders and files for www-data Linux user

My question is pretty general. Lets assume I have a linux distribution web server, with the /var/www/ is the web directory. I used my superuser account to upload and unzip the Joomla installation ....
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JInput->get() , how does it work?

I'm a beginner in Joomla and a little confused with this method. for example consider this : $app->input->get('foo',0,'int'); where is the source of foo ? JInput->get() get's inputs from ...
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Error loading module MySQL server has gone away

I am facing a serious issue with Joomla version 1.7. MySQL server has gone away I am using the shopping cart platform Virtuemart. When I placed an order, the order confirmation message page is ...
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Seblod: Create contact form

I am trying to replicate the com_contact contact form page using Seblod CCK. My goal is to display contact person and then below give the user the ability to submit a request. I have already created ...
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I need a k2 module to show user “unread” articles [closed]

I have extensivly looked for a k2 module that could show logged user only unread articles and havent found anything yet; The idea is that when the user logges in, the module will show only unread ...
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Load K2 article with ajax

I am using the category layout to feature articles on my front page with joomla 3.3. I am customizing this view so that the article links pull the articles into this page via ajax on click. This is ...
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How to save data from 2 fields as a JSON string to 1 database table field?

I need help to store data in json format in my DB like {name:'1', name2:'2'}. So far I have this: model/form/category.xml: <fieldset> <field name="name" type="text" ...
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Pictures/site are not showing properly in versions of IE lower than 10 with Bootstrap template

I stumbled across a strange thing. The site I develop uses the Bootstrap Framework. Recently the friend, for which I make the site, pointed out that the pictures on one of the pages are extremely ...
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How To Get Extension ID of any Type

For Components and for Modules I know we can get the active ID of an extension using JComponentHelper::getComponent("com_") and JModuleHelper::getModule("mod_"). However I want to be able to obtain ...
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Joomla Modal Field Redirect

I have created a upload modal field to upload content into the images directory and it all works perfectly fine, except the redirect after the upload. This is the upload Form in the modal window: &...
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Creating a Global Parameter for Modules

Is it possible to create a Global Configuration option for all the modules? So for example, Every Module has a Title field, If i wanted to add a "Module Tag Line" field to every module? In reality ...
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User-Groups capacity limit in Joomla 2.5

What is the best way to have group capacity limit in joomla? Background: I have three groups "Police", "Lawyer", "Programmer". Users can choose which group they would like to belong. Groups have ...
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Joomla component media manager to select pdf

I wrote a component and need a field there where the user can pick a pdf from the media manager. When I set the field-type in the field list to «media», the media-manager only shows images. How do I ...
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What's the purpose of $this->get('Item') in Joomla view.html.php example file?

I refer to the code below, presented in Developing a MVC Component - Front End Function Example: class HelloWorldViewUpdHelloWorld extends JView { // Overwriting JView display method function ...
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Joomla save function with ajax update

I would like to call a controller function and after that I would like to update my view with an ajax call. Therefore I call my controller function from an ajax script using this url: url: "index....
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Making Custom HTML User Profile Page by using Joomla Variables

I guess its going to be complicated but i will try my best to make you understand, what i want to achieve. All i want, is to make a custom HTML page, which will show the information of the user who ...
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How to code the form submission for a joomla component in an efficient way?

I'm new to Joomla and I'm developing a component which includes the creation and submission of a form. The form submission example at http://docs.joomla.org/Developing_a_Model-View-...
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How to display user profile information?

I want to make a custom profile page which will only display the details of the user who has logged into my website. I need to display username name registered email Is it also possible to create ...
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Problem while restoring Joomla website on server using kickstart.php

Joomla website backup not restoring on my server using kickstart.php. Backup-file details are as follows- backup-file extension : .jpa, backup-file size : 980MB. After clicking on "Start" button to ...
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How to create a repeatable xml form field feature?

I am building a custom component and all is good. I thought I would have a go at the new 3.2 repeatable xml form field feature. Although I have it working I don't quite know how to save the data. It ...
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Using Joomla! SEF 'After the Fact'

If I build a Joomla! site (J!3) without SEF, can I enable it 'after the fact'? Will I have to do a lot of extra work? What if I'm using sh404SEF - can I install and use this on Joomla! site that ...
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How can I style the current Joomla menu item when using menu item alias as the menu item type in Joomla 2.5?

BACKGROUND I’m unable to style the current active menu item in Joomla 2.5. After much research and stuffing around it turns out that my problem is due to the fact that I am using a menu item type of “...
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Adjust screen resolution

I'm trying to adjust the body for every screen resolution. I'm using Joomla to develop a website, and as you know it has a default template with its own CSS. Then I created some articles that need a ...
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How to get Mambo 4.5.5 and Joomla! 1.0.15 to recent Joomla?

Among sites I manange there are two which are still running very old installations: Mambo 4.5.5 Stable Joomla! 1.0.15 Stable There was no practical need of migration last years, they have only ...
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Script using JMail not sending the email

I have a component that I built to make calculations. I would like to allow the person to email their results to themselves. I have tried to create a mail function in the controller of the default.php ...
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Is there a way to use Joomla's system captcha with a custom extension?

Rather then adding a custom solution, the way I am building the component tries to use Joomla API's and such as much as possible. If the same could be done for Captcha that would be extremely ...
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How do I add URL parameters to default.xml when creating menu items?

For my component I added a default.xml file to create the menu item. This all works good but the URL generated for this menu item needs a few extra parameters. In my case format=raw and task=start. I ...
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Pagination confusion - Pagination uses start, PopulateState uses limitstart?

I'm a bit confused. When I look at the link created by pagination in the front end, I see a query parameter called start included in the individual page number links and Start and End links. ...
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Activating sef plugin throws a 404 error

A joomla website is throwing a 404 error, when I try to access it root page /index.php, but when I deactivate the joomla built-in sef plugin, the website is accessed normally (code 200). I have tried ...
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Tag Entry Mode - AJAX option not working

I have a Joomla 3.3.0 site that has been upgraded from 2.5.X to 3.2.x to the current version. When we upgraded to 3.2, we began using Tags with our content, and all seemed well. At some point, the ...
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JAuthentication: :authenticate: Failed to load plugin: plgauthenticationcookie

When trying to log in I am seeing the following error message: JAuthentication: :authenticate: Failed to load plugin: plgauthenticationcookie I am not able to log into the front or back end with any ...
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How to get parent category title for Tag view

I want to get my current article's category and parent category link into my page. I get the category via the following code: $db = JFactory::getDbo(); $id = $item->core_catid; $db->setQuery("...
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How to support a new language to the front site of my component?

I'm developing a component and want to set up multiple language support at least for the front end at this stage. I may have missed something or not interpreted it correctly but in the Joomla ...
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Default menu assignment for a new module

While creating a new module, is it possible to change the default menu assignment from 'All pages' to 'no pages'? I haven't be able to find anything that would allow that switch in the global ...
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Text with space entered via tinymce editor showing unexpected behaviour at front end

in one of my component record entry form i placed a editor which use tinymce from joomla configuration. i save record by entering some texts for a description field like "description description ...
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The URL loaded two times on every page

Joomla: 3.3.0 The problem occurs on every page. creact.com is loaded on every page and the real link too. The htaccess file is modified with these lines: ### START WILDCARD ################## ...
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Article Alternative Layout not appearing as option

I want to create an alternative layout for an article in Joomla 2.5.16. In my template's override folder I duplicated the current template override file (default.php) and renamed to myarticle.php. But ...
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Mapping the View Access Levels site content is using

Is there any convenient way to discover what content is using specific Viewing Access Levels ? I want to delete the Customer Access Level, in my upgraded to J3.3.0 website, but it gives the error ...
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Regex in Akeeba Backup exclude all hidden files

I am struggling to find a regex for Akeeba Backup (3.11.0), that will exclude specific hidden files that start with ._ (dot underscore) in all directories of the website. Have anyone ever done this? ...
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Migrate Users, Permissions, Access, Groups and Content from 1.6 to 3.3.X

I have to update a joomla installation from 1.6 to a new version, hopefully 3.3.X. I have been fooling around with step-by-step upgrade process to move from version to version. So far it hasn't been ...

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