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Menu Item incorrectly displays category view with list of categories and link to categories

I created a menu item with alias 'sci-fi-offer' and the full path /fiction/offers/sci-fi-offer. I changed the menu item to an url for the time being and it looked and worked all fine but I got some ...
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Where is the right place to check for ACL / Session expired / permissions?

I would like to know what the correct, or recommended, or most common place is to check for expired session, authorization, ACL rights? In short: do I check !$session->isActive() In the ...
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Restricting Web navigation with Joomla! login in a Cybercafe [closed]

Want to integrate all desktops on our cafe with username and password such that anyone accessing computer has to login through our website. Is it possible? This will help us having an email list of ...
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jQuery inside the backend of a joomla module is not working [closed]

This is the current state of a module I'm trying to make. From the backend I select some names , and the photos of that names and in the frontend names and photos i selected will get printed at index ...
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News Module not redirecting to correct place

Hi All On our home page we have a latest news module that you click through to to read an article in the blog. http://se24media.net/adnitt/ Unfortunately when you click through I wanted it to display ...
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How to add jQuery functionality in the backend of a module?

I'm making a module where the user can select some manufacturers names from the backend and the names will be posted in the index with some nice css. I want to ask if I can add some jquery in the ...
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Restrict user access to specific com_content category

I want to restrict user access to only one specific category for content component. I have an idea to create new user group, give access to this group to edit this one category and then assign user to ...
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Joomla Event Handling for controls(dropdown list etc.) and Joomla 3 reference

Is there a functionality for event handling in custom component development in joomla? I have searched all throughout and I only found about JEvents which was not exactly what I needed. My simple ...
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How to make registered users data sticky, and save it to Google Spreadsheet?

There are so many components out there, I'm not sure which one to use for this. I need registered members to be able to come back and edit some of the custom profile information that I have -- its a ...
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How do I properly raise an error from within a plugin?

I am successfully preventing some content from being saved under certain conditions, but am having trouble handling the error message to the user. The actual text does display, but there is ...
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Rename my template [duplicate]

I'm trying to to change the name of the default Protostar template so that /templates/protostar/ is not visible in my source code. I tried by creating a new style with a new name in the template ...
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Add javascript after a form or at the end of the page

I have a javascript code and it's necessary load my code after my form or in end of my page. When I use this code load before my form in my page: <script type="text/javascript"> /// my code &...
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Articles Drag-n-Drop Ordering Not Working

I have noticed a strange problem since upgrading to Joomla 3.3.6. In the Article Manager, the Ordering column no longer works - no arrows, no numbers, no drag-n-drop icons. This is also the same for ...
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Show module field data in frontend

I am building a Joomla 3.x module, I have used a media type field within the module params <field name="image-1" type="media" label="Select your first image" directory="backgrounds" /> This is ...
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Custom profile fields, restricted to admin only

I am following this example here Profile plugin to create my own profile plugin. What I can't figure out is how to make a field admin only? In the original customer / profile there are fields like ...
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How can I add 3rd party libraries to Joomla to have them generally available with my code

We use a number of 3rd party open source products such as PhpExcel and HtmlPurifier. In the past we have always had a separate folder for them and called them accordingly, but would now like to know ...
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Joomla MVC Component File upload w/ Database field update

So I find this a little weird because the DB field was updating without much effort on my part, until I started writing in file upload functionality. Now the database doesn't seem to be updating, but ...
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Creating custom field type multiselect list - how to save the values?

I want to make a module that parses the manufacturers from virtuemart, and the user will select which manufacturers he wants to be shown in the index page. Its the first time I try to create a custom ...
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Joomla 3: applying custom module style doesn't work

I'm trying to set custom style for Joomla module. I have created the file: modules.php in /templates/MY_TEMPLATE_NAME/html directory. Content of this file below: defined('_JEXEC') or die; ...
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How can I dynamically generate a form's XML from PHP?

I have a requirement to generate a page/form based on the user's list of items. As is, the user can specify a list of items that have a text description of the item, and whether it's a text or list ...
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Need some help optimizing new compression plugin [closed]

I am working on new free compression plugin https://github.com/youjoomla/jcompress https://github.com/youjoomla/jcompress/archive/master.zip and need some help in speeding things up. The process ...
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Facebook Share - Remove: “The Joomla! content management system lets you create webpages…”

When I try to share anything from facebook, I get the default description: The Joomla! content management system lets you create webpages of various types using extensions. There are 5 basic types ...
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Cannot access a web site via https using a mobile device (Windows and Android)

Since this morning, I cannot reach my server webpage using any mobile device, have no problem accessing via PC. htaccess force https the certificate is SHA1 valid until 2015 SSL disabled and TLS ...
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Administrator com_plugins issue/bug (?) - Error Column 'type' in where clause is ambiguous

On a site that I have been working on for a long time, I suddenly came across this issue. When I went to com_plugins to change settings on my plugins, I got the error below and the plugins list didn't ...
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RSForm!Pro Update form class if the error message shown

What's the best way to update the form class in RSForm!Pro if the error message is shown? Could this be done using jQuery or a PHP script? The code when the error is shown is: <form action="http:...
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Can I get the architecture of my website (Joomla 1.5.23) [closed]

I got hired for a job where I should enhance a website which where created on Joomla 1.5.23 before I got there. Of course, anybody there can help me. I am not a web expert. I was here for marketing ...
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5k views

Override MVC classes in Joomla 3

Is there anyway to override MVC classes in Joomla 3? I have found this thread but it is for Joomla 2.5. How to override core classes? I have done MVC overrides in Joomla 2.5 successfully but now I ...
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Joomla 3.3.6 subcategory title in category blog

I'm working with Joomla 3.3.6 and I've been looking to achieve something like this: WHAT I HAVE category description "article title1" "article title2" "article title3" "article ...
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Virtuemart 3.0—Product Configuration with two options

I am trying to figure out if the setup of products is possible with virtuemart 3.0, but I cannot wrap my head around it completely. My Goal: One Product with one Option for colour and another for ...
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Blog layout - responsive image grid positioning

I use the category blog layout and override it to wrap a link around the article intro-image, which points to the article. Now i want to achieve a responsive image grid positioning like you can see ...
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Why does this module appear differently in Chrome and correctly in Firefox and Internet Explorer?

I have a site whose front page is a single page scroll. The template builds this as consecutive modules (template is Joomlart ja_cloris for reference). I've made some changes tonight to my contact ...
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How to add image selector field in k2 example plugin?

i am working on k2 example plugin, i want to add image selector field in k2 category section, i have already created html contents and text fields using the same and is working , but i don't know that ...
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Hide Template Name

Is it possible to hide the name of a Joomla 3 template, e.g while looking at 'view source' in a browser? I know it's possible to rename the temate but this doesn't hide the name, it's still visible ...
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639 views

Run a snippet of code in PHP using Joomla

I am looking into getting this script from the question Create categories, subcategories and articles using php to run, but I can't seem to understand the basics. What do I need to do?
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Are Mutually Exclusive User Groups possible?

Is it possible to prevent a user being in a particular User Group if they are already in another? e.g. A user cannot be a in "Authors" if they're already in "Administrator"? (not necessarily a ...
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Setting a cookie after an RSForm has been completed

I have a module (RSForm Pro) which shows on my site on page load. I want all new site visitors to be shown this module, but I don't want it shown if details have been added to the form or the form ...
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605 views

Session variable in joomla 2.5 external file

I am trying to set a value in external file but the session values are not set correctly. The session is set some times and other times it is not set. I am setting a session using ajax call following ...
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Enlarge text before read more line in k2 article

I am using the K2 extension for articles. In the beginning of each article I leave a little text (teaser) then insert the 'Read More' line. When I go inside the article and click on the plus next to ...
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Custom component login task

I'm trying to do a very basic login function through my component, but I'm always getting back a TRUE response from the auth, whether I use valid credentials or not. The docs seem to indicate that it ...
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Create a folder upon install

In my Joomla install there's already a template installed, and with this template came the folder "template" in media. I want to place my "menu background images" folder within this "template" folder ...
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How to set localised format for dates in a calendar field of a form?

tI want to add a calendar field to my custom form: http://docs.joomla.org/Calendar_form_field_type But I'd like that expected date format would be different depending on user's active language, as "...
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2answers
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Google Analytics code be added to a template which I am not using?

Want to implement Google Analytics code to our website. Is it possible to add the code into any template or the one that is default. The reason is it is easy for me to add Google Analytics code to ...
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Create custom language switcher module

I would like to customize the language switcher module, that is I would have some different effect, like having name and flags together. How could I perform it? EDIT: Joomla version 3.3.6 template ...
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2answers
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How to write custom form and code for Joomla login? [closed]

I'm a beginner in Joomla. I don't want to customize or use modules like BTlogin or default login module in Joomla. I want to create fresh login module with minimum code, I don't know how the passwords ...
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Adding custom CSS styling on some of my pages

I would like to add custom CSS styling to some of my pages to give them a unique style, and override the default template styling. How can I achieve this in Joomla?
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3answers
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Hide languages from the Language Switcher

I have a question about the Joomla language switcher module. I would like to hide the option to switch to English language on the website. I can't unpublish the English language because then it says ...
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1answer
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How can I use PHP to filter a list as though they had clicked on a Search Tool list item

Based on some internal conditions, I need to filter a list and have the "Search Tools" engaged showing the selected item in the filter list. The net effect that we want is the same as appending the ...
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How to Include google fonts in a my module?

I want to use the google fonts in my module, so that you can pick a font rather than having to type it out. I picked google fonts because it seems like the most "future proof" way, so I wanted to ...
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3answers
2k views

How to restrict access to custom component views?

In my custom component, I'd like to be able to restrict specific views to only certain usergroups. If I create a menu item for one of my views, that's pretty easy to do: I just select the access level ...
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Show module as hover item

I want to show a module when a page is loaded for the first time, but the module is in a hover type position so it's not actually on the page. Please see the image here for a better description: What'...

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