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### creating new template in 3.3

I'm creating my 1st new template - very beginner. I've a static HTML5 and CSS3 website that I created myself from scratch and converting this to a Joomla 3.3 template. I've read some tutorials about ...
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### How do I know if the integrity of the asset table is good up or not?

1) I have migrated a lot of articles from Joomla 1.5 to joomla 3. Migration went on mostly fine. However, there are a couple of articles which do not get saved when I press the save button in article ...
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### Justified Menus Don't work in Joomla

Okay, this is a sweet set of styles for making any navigation centered and 100% width, using a justify trick. https://gist.github.com/anonymous/1a1460cf195c058d180d Works no problem in codepen, or a ...
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### Joomla, Easyblog and format irregularities

I have a joomla 3 site using the Easyblog add-in. I often have code snippets in my blog and have found that "hilite.me" is my favourite html generator for code. However, when I insert this code into ...
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### Call to undefined method access manager controller.php joomla

I have installed an Extension Manager Installation was successful but after clicking that Component it shows me this error Fatal error: Call to undefined method accessmanagerController::...
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### Allowing Registered Users To Edit Only Specific JDatabase records?

I have prepared a script which allows registered users to edit some records (which belong to them) in a table of JDatabase. Here's how? This is the first script which detects the logged in user and ...
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### JInput object does not work outside root folder? [duplicate]

i use JInput to get data from a form and insert that into the database, but it only works when the PHP file containing the JInput script is placed inside the root folder? PHP SCRIPT : <?php ...
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### Add custom / extra field to a category

Is there any way you know of to add a custom/extra field to just a single category and not all articles as described here, without using an extension like k2?
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### Can't change order of menu items in Joomla 3

I have a Joomla 3 site with several menus. When I make changes to the order of these in the backend, the order is not reflected in the front end. I have cleared / purged the cache and tried to run ...
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### Most common and unresolved problem when using jquery in J2.5 extensions

In joomla 2.5 people are asking problems on jquery when there are various extensions in a page. The question is as a extension developer how do we use jquery in j2.5 extension ??, considering that ...
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### Joomla 3.3.0 very slow

I am running Joomla 3.3.0 on a VPS and it is extremely slow. In fact, it's the slowest I've ever seen Joomla load before (Can take upto 5 minutes to load the article editor!!). Any ideas what could ...
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### Markdown editor like on stackexchange

As a regular user of stackexchange, I really like the markdown editor we have here. With some additional buttons it is really fun to write articles. On my Joomla page on the other hand, I usually use ...
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### Jhtml::script order - how to postpone until jQuery has been loaded?

I use JHtml::script to add scripts to my pages in a custom-developed module. However, these scripts are injected into the head before J3 adds in jQuery - for example: <!-- my module js --> <...
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### Dynamic Page Replacing Content joomla

This is the first question, sorry if it is inadequate. Before working with joomla I used to use the "Dynamic Page Replacing Content" script by CSSTRICKS, with a few modifications. A few months ago I ...
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### How to display multi-day multi-track conference on Joomla with an emphasis on maintainability

I'm part of a committee that run a free conference in the UK across events around the country and we have a joomla site for advertising the event. Traditionally, each event has had just a single ...
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### Only show articles by current user in category view using plugin

Hi I'm trying to write a content plugin that will only show articles written by the currently logged in user in the category view. Using the onContentPrepare and onContentBeforeDisplay triggers I ...
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### What is the proper way to set the route to a menu item from within a component?

So I'm working on my a new component and I want to be able to route to a menu item when access is denied for a certain action. I created a menu_id field in my table and I'm using the menuitem form ...
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### Using Joomla within Wordpress

I use Wordpress for my site but I want to use a shopping cart extension that is designed for Joomla. I know there are other plugins for Wordpress but I have to use this Joomla extension. Does anyone ...
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### How to setup a new multi-language website?

One of my old clients want to turn to Joomla instead of a static HTML5/CSS3 responsive Multi-languages website. I'm a newbie to Joomla, and my biggest challenge is how to make a multi-languages Joomla ...
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### Upgrade from 2.5 to 3.x overview

This is something I have been curious on for some time considering a few things. How well is the "one click" upgrade going to improve prior to the EoL of Joomla! 2.5? Right now we have a very low ...
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### How to detect if user is Super User?

To determine whether the visitor is a guest, we use something like this : if (\$user->guest) { echo 'Hello, guest!'; } Now, if i want to determine whether the visitor is a registered SuperUser (...
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### Activation email not sent via localhost?

when i try to register from the front-end of Joomla, its displayed that the activation email has been sent but actually there is no email sent. i have tried this before but on a Web host and it works ...
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### Is it possible to call a postflight on a module install?

I am creating a module that I hope will do a little more complex functions than many. However, I will need to do certain things like DB modification and moving files when the module installs. I am ...
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I want to create a custom com_tags/tags layout, however I need to keep the parent_id field for the menu item. What I have done is create: /templates/mytemplate/html/com_tags/tags/species.php /...
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### Joomla Component Tool Bar Buttons Not Working

I'm building a Joomla component and trying to use Joomla toolbars, problem is the buttons are not working properly, at least the publish and unpublish buttons are not (edit) - when I use the publish ...
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### Show module only on the start page

I've made a finder plugin which creates router links to my component. If there is no menu link available (especially when the found item is in a subcategory) the route of the item in the finder plugin ...
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### Does anyone know where JFactory::getApplication()->getParams() is declared?

I'm working on my MVSC implementation. I'm planning on adding a function called getParams() to my base view, so that I don't have to keep merging item, menu, and component params before rendering the ...
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### Export article as PDF

I have noticed, that in Joomla 1.5 there was a PDF icon that could be shown next to the print end email icons above the articles, but in Joomla 3.x it is not there any more. I have been searching ...
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### Joomla 2.5 back end pagination is not working properly

Joomla 2.5 back end Pagination is getting but not working properly I tried to work on Pagination of Joomla 2.5 Backend (I mean in Component Creation). I placed pagination related data in form, It's ...
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### Where can I change the message “Error displaying the error page: Application Instantiation Error” in Joomla?

When MySQL stops responding or is not running, my Joomla site displays this error: Error displaying the error page: Application Instantiation Error I need to change this description. Which file can ...
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### Return JSON using the Joomla Framework

I have started building a web application using the Joomla Framework. It consists of a simple web page which will be displayed in an iFrame along with an API that will be used to update the content ...
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### Chart library for backend

I'm looking for a little bit of advice about this: I am developing an ecommerce component and I need to do some sales charts. I have seen that some developers use the jqplot library and others use ...
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### joomla protostar formfield width responsivness

How is it possible to size formfield widths for Joomlas Protostar Template? <field name="titel" type="text" label="COM_COMPONENT_TITEL_LABEL" description="COM_COMPONENT_TITEL_DESC" class="inputbox"...
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### Where can I find Joomla upcoming release dates?

I need to do some third party extension updates on most or all of the Joomla websites I look after. I am wondering when the next Joomla updates (i.e. Joomla 2.5.21 and Joomla 3.3.1) are planned to be ...
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### Mass emailing - maximum recipients problem

We have a client who would like users to be able to send a mass email to other registered users on the site. We have got this working perfect using Joomla's JMail class which gets all users' email ...
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### How should I use backup to restore the previous version of my website

I have a website's Backup which I had made about three months ago. This is a Joomla 3.2 version backup made with the Extension Akeeba Backup. My Question is how can I restore this when my current ...
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### #1062 - Duplicate entry '1' for key 'PRIMARY' Joomla

When I importing from a "working" Joomla! DB I get this error: #1062 - Duplicate entry '1' for key 'PRIMARY' The complete error is: -- -- Dumping data for table azzdx_ak_profiles -- INSERT INTO ...
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### How to best include jQuery Themeroller in an extension?

With J3x having jQuery included, half the battle of easily including Themeroller is taken care of, but I still have problems getting the Themeroller aspect to work properly. I've found that adding ...