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Does joomla automatically populate the redirect component?

In com_redirect in the Joomla admin, there are disabled redirect entries that shouldn't be there. I'm certain that no one put them there. The column heading is "expired url". How do these get there, ...
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RSForms Pro changing the class of Radio Group label

I am setting up an RSForm! Pro form using Radio buttons, but I want to hide the radio buttons input and use the label for the selection, the HTML for the question is: <div class="rsform-block ...
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Set cookie in from joomla plugin

I want to display App download message(an image)to users browsing my site from Android device only. So i have developed a plugin to achieve this . Now i want to display this message only first time so,...
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Standard CSS classes / id naming conventions

When building a custom component, and while designing the layout file to render the view, I'm having difficulty determining what CSS classes / id's to use in my HTML elements to ensure it takes ...
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Overriding com_users component

I am having trouble overriding the user registration component. My objective is that I must not display the Name field because the name is split into three fields: First, Middle and Last Name and is ...
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Automatically publish plugin after installation

I've created a couple of small plugins that I install on most of my websites. But new plugins are (fortunately) disabled by default when installed. I know it's only a couple of clicks to enable the ...
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return 404 header with 404 page

In this documentation http://docs.joomla.org/Creating_a_Custom_404_Error_Page there is advice to redirect to a custom 404 page by redirecting. This leads to the final page being served on a Header ...
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Security: Give users full access to manage all articles in a category

Relatively new to Joomla here. I have a site that has several "sections" - each section is a main menu item, and all the articles in each section are in a category for that section. I have groups ...
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Date/time picker in component

In my custom component, I need to enter date and time. Joomla's standard calendar-element supports a date picker - but no time picker. Can anyone help me and point me to an alternative date and time ...
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How to access an array in $_GET using JInput?

I've been researching different ways to get an array using JInput. According to http://docs.joomla.org/Retrieving_request_data_using_JInput there are 2 methods that I can use. Method1 $jinput = ...
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How to test a Joomla 2.5 component

I've asked this question on StackOverflow, and it was suggested that I ask it here. I'm familiar with unit/system/integration testing, and would like to be able to test my Joomla component. Is there ...
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New Install session.save_path Error

I need to do some work locally on a Joomla 1 5.26 site. Local setup Win7, Xampp, Apache 2.4.3, PHP 5.4.7 I have numerous local Joomla 2.x and 3.x website that work fine however when installing a new ...
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How can I stop the breadcrumb module from duplicating categories

I have the standard breadcrumb module loaded on my site but the links it is generating is displaying a duplicate of the categories. For example an article I have called overview is attached to the ...
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Custom Component - JInput Isn't Getting the Form Input

I have an input form in the admin view: <form name="upload" method="post" enctype="multipart/form-data"> <input type="file" name="file_upload" /> <input type="submit" value="...
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J2Store add quantity input and add to cart button for each product option

I'm using J2Store and would like to display a "quantity input" and an "add to cart button" for each product option so that I can get rid of the radio button completely. This way, clicking the add to ...
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Avoid counting my own visits on the pages

I have just installed Joomla 3.3. I'd like to have the chance to avoid incrementing the visitor counter while I visits my own pages. Is it possible at least when I'm logged in?
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Why doesn't Joomla use foreign keys in the core table structures?

I am developing a custom component and want to use a foreign key user_id referenced to #__users(id). I noticed that Joomla doesn't use any foreign key in its core tables for example in #__user_notes ...
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How to link entire article content as menu

How to link entire article content (including text, paragraph, etc.) as menu in Joomla. Any help greatly appreciated. Thanks in Advance Entire above block I want as menu Thanks
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Article output at multilingual websites

I have a Joomla 2.5 multilingual website (ua,ru,en). I want to change a function, which is responsible for article output. This function should trim content (db column introtext table _content) by ...
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Custom Component - Linking File Upload From Controller to View

I have a custom component that takes input from the admin and displays it as a custom styled view on the front-end of the site. One of the fields is a file upload for an image and I cannot figure out/...
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Calling model's method from view works, but not from controller

I am trying to call model's method from controller. controller.php if($view='myview'){ $model= $this->getModel('mymodel'); //on echo-prints class name of model $locations= $...
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smart search plugin for custom component not indexing

I'm having trouble to implement a smart search plugin for my component. I searched and I could only find this question that looked a bit like mine, but it didn't work in my case. In this component I ...
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Module as menu item

I need to insert the search module as a menu item (default menu module). I need this output : <ul> <li>menu item</li> <li>menu item</li> <li>SEARCH ...
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Adding A Super Admin - Hacked

I have been asked to make some 'emergency' changes on a Joomla! 1.5.23 website by a friend due to it being hacked. They have given me the only login details they are aware of which is an Administrator ...
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Tag view Notice: Array to string conversion in

OK i have a major problem under Joomla 3. When i generate a search URL for tagged items i get the following message and i am missing a lot of items: Notice: Array to string conversion in /www/htdocs/...
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How to correctly save and understand ACL rules when creating categories from PHP

We're doing a massive import of categories from another CMS, and using the below code to create the categories: $basePath = JPATH_ADMINISTRATOR.'/components/com_categories'; require_once $basePath.'/...
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Restrict front-end component access

I'm developing a Joomla component and would like admins to have the option to restrict access to a particular view in the front-end. If a create a menu item for this view, then try and access it via ...
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List articles by Category and Sub-Category

It seems unbelievably difficult to display a list of articles, grouped by their category/subcategory with the category as a sub-heading. The Articles Category module seems to come close as I can ...
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Cannot access article, get 1146 error.

I cannot access any articles on my Joomla, all i get is this error: 1146 Table 'trasman.trasman_jreviews_categories' doesn't exist SQL=SELECT dirid FROM trasman_jreviews_categories WHERE id = 83 ...
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How to create contact form from scratch

I'm Trying to create a custom contact form in Joomla 3, the reason is I didn't found such big contact form. Can somebody tell me how to do it? html: <div class="col-lg-12"> <form role="...
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Do I need a database to install Joomla on localhost using XAMPP?

I downloaded Joomla to create a website, but before buying any domain/hosting service, I prefer to work locally. Then, I downloaded XAMPP and moved joomla's file to XAMPP's htdocs folder. From ...
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Extension that allows redirect after file download

I need an extension that manages files, creates a download link for these files on the website and redirects the client to another page after the download button was clicked. Phoca Download is ...
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If URL is equal to X then do this

Is there any way I can echo some code if the URL matches a set URL? I know I can do this using the menu ID such as: //This is the code for the page with menu ID 3 $menuID = JSite::getMenu()->...
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How to add the joomla style tootltip error message to a form

I know, that joomla 3.x uses bootstrap, both css and js. When I am filling in the registration form and my password is too short for example, I start getting those javascript tooltip error messages. ...
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Can some form extension write to/populate with values from database?

I want to have a very basic form, basically just a couple text fields and a few checkboxes. Ideally this form would be able to save to a table somewhere with the userid/name of the user that filled ...
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No notification to update to latest Joomla version

I am managing a site powered by Joomla 2.5 (online installation) and hosted on Joomla free hosting. Only since the latest 2-3 months it happens that I don't receive anymore the emails reminding to ...
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Can't logon with Joomla IIS 8 install

I have a virtual server on Microsoft Azure. It has IIS 8, PHP 5.4 and a Joomla 3.3 site installed on it. This is a brand new install where I am migrating a site from a different location using Akeeba ...
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Using Separate Databases for Each Component

My client is a Data Center Architect. Due to his experience with his work (many customers come to him because they have suffered great data loss in the past), he would like me to configure his ...
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How (re)set password for admin after migration from 1.5?

I migrated an old Joomla 1.5 site to a shiny new Joomla 3.3 version using the tool SP UPGRADE. Now I can't seem to login and I fear its because all the user passwords in the DB look like 'MD5':'Salt'...
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How to assign a module to different pages

I have menus in home page. Now i want to display different modules in different page and also I want to add SEF custom name to pages. Since I am new to Joomla, Any help greatly appreciated. Thanks in ...
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Turn off page caching on a single page

I have page caching turned on. (The cache plugin) This gives a problem on the contact page because it caches the _token aswell. This means only the visitor who triggers the caching for that page can ...
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No Mobile Login

I'm running two sites, both with the same theme and modules, both Joomla 2.5.22. With the test site mobile devices can log in, with the live site they can't. When a user enters their username and ...
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How to get article intro image by article Id?

I'm trying to get Article's intro Image in Joomla 3.3 I found this code and it's not working: $article = JTable::getInstance("content"); $article->load(JRequest::getInt("id")); // Get Article ID ...
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Leverage browser caching

Following htaccess code is available at siteground for Leverage browser caching. My question is that I want to set images expiration time for 1 week and css and scripts expiration time for 2 days. ...
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Why Joomla 3 add Canonical tag to current page and made it unindexable?

Joomla adds canonical tag to almost all pages that refers to themselves, so they will not be indexable (I checked URLs by Doctor SEO extension in FF) and they are not shown in google search result (i ...
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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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gtmetrix and pagespeed low score

I am using Joomla 3.3 and JA Teline IV template. My sites gtmetrix is very low. Here are my settings: Joomla Cache ON Cache Plugin Enabled SEF Enabled JCH Optimize Plugin Combine CSS files Yes ...
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How can I access articles from subcategories in a blog layout?

I'm trying to create a blog override to display all subcategories (of the current category) as a sort of secondary nav/filter, and and then display only the articles of the selected/active subcategory....
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Rogue text output on my Search Page: “onContentSearch”

I'm getting some odd output on my Search Page onContentSearch appears above the Page Title. http://compaci.org/en/search?searchword=partner&searchphrase=all I'm stumped, any and all help ...
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Can you have multiple custom Login Forms with unique templates Joomla 3.x

I want to use our Joomla 3.x site to do three different functions and therefore have three templates and I have setup three menus, but assigned more than one login form doesn't seem to work. It just ...

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