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Joomla works without my new ftp password, how that's possible?

I changed my database password and I have changed it in the configuration.php file but concerning my FTP password I can't find where I need to change it in Joomla. The weird things is that my new ftp ...
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Only articles with article anywhere are accessible

I have a weird problem on my Joomla 3.3.1 website. I have made the migration from J2.5 two months ago and until yesterday everything was working fine. Now, only menu-items that are linked to an ...
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Simplify image management in articles

I recently tried to explain someone how to add images from a digital camara to an article in Joomla, and I noticed how cumbersome this actually is. Basically one has to do the following steps: Find ...
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Updating user profile

What is the code to update a user profile? This gets the user profile: $user = JFactory::getUser(); $userid = $user->id; $profile = JUserHelper::getProfile($user->id); echo print_r(...
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Available fields in Joomla XML manifest

When developing an extension, what are the form field types I can use in Joomla?
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Using custom image flags with language switcher module

I want to display my custom flags images at the language switcher module. How can I replace the default flags of the module?
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No acces to front page but acces to backend is working

My Joomla 3.3.1 website was working fine until today. I haven't install nor updated anything since two-three weeks. Yesterday it was working great, but today I get this error message: This webpage ...
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Using the extensions installer (upload package file) is not working all the times

I was very reserved to post this question, but this is something that I am facing in almost every website, and would like to get feedback from others on this. The upload package file in the ...
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Looking for “start publishing” field in database

I'm looking for the "start publishing" field into the xx_content of my database. I Don't see any column named like that. I can't find where its value are store. Any idea where I could find it? (...
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How to remove index.php from url in multilanguage site

I have searching for removing index.php from urls. I did what many web sites say. But I still get 404 error. I think that error would not be showed if I did not use multilanguage web site. I am using ...
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How do I find what is causing the error when I get the “500 error screen”

I have recently transferred my joomla 2.5.6 site over to a new server. The site and the database are both both connected and the files have been transferred but i get a 500 error on 2 separate ...
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I tried ordering modules, now everything is one under the other

I was trying to remove a module from footer and replace it with another one. However, now everything is broken. The modules are positioned one over the other. Top on top. Can anyone advise what i am ...
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Component name different to the default view name, how to display default view?

My component is named "com_xsomething" (to make it distinct). My main view is called "Something". I want to name my view "Something" rather than "xSomething". How do I write the main controller's ...
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How can I prevent a particular view in my Component from being available as a menu item?

My component has a number of views that can/should only be used from within the component, and never appear on the list of Menu Item Types to be added to a menu. To prevent confusion, how does one ...
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How do I apply JHtmlSidebar to add a sidebar to my admin view?

I can't find any tutorials on how to use the JHtmlSidebar Utility Class. This comes close to it: Creating a toolbar for your component, but it is very vague. It mentions $this->sidebar, which ...
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Joomla tmp directory - What is it for and can I delete its content?

My Joomla website currently uses about 100 MB of storage. I checked my folders and found out that the tmp folder is about 30MB and contains a number of files and folders named like "...
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Image slider gets stuck on menu items others than home.

I use DJ Image Slider on my Joomla 3.3.1 to get an animated banner. The module works fine on both home pages (it's a bilingual website) but not all the other menu-items where the first slide is loaded ...
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How to add image/icon to the header of the administration pages of a component?

I am building my own component and I would like to add my icons/images left of the Title in the administrative pages of the component (backend), like the core components have. How to do this?
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How to set up a menu icon in Joomla 3?

I'm following a tutorial for adding a menu icon (2.5) to the backend. That didn't work. So I tried this (3.x): http://docs.joomla.org/J3.x:Developing_a_MVC_Component/Adding_decorations_to_the_backend#...
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Component Update: DB error file function returned no error

I have been working on a component but noticed when I update it I get an error (something like "Component Update: DB error file function returned no error", not exact but close). I notice this is due ...
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User Verification Link / Message

I have set user registration to 'Admin' on one of my client websites. There are a number of people responsible for verifying users and clicking the activation approval link. The activation works ...
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Identify and locate missing translation strings in joomla 3

In my site I have 2 languages, norwegian and english. I'm developing a new component using a component creator, but I'm facing a problem with the translation: The english language files are updated ...
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Writing custom method to save form data

I am trying to find the preferred way to save form data using joomla API methods. I am trying to save data with an ajax-call. First i tried just calling the components standard save method, calling: ...
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Exclude specific articles / categories from smart search

I was wondering if it's possible to exclude specific articles and/or categories from my smart search. For example I have a category named 'Uncategorised' that I would like to be 'non-searchable'. I ...
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Override blog intro image

While trying to override the way the intro images are displayed in blog layout (I want to add a class to the images), I run into this code in templates/MYTEMPLATE/html/com_content/category/blog_item....
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How can I provide a custom message for a failed JFormRule validation?

When validating a custom field, and the test fails, Joomla returns the following default error message: **Warning** Invalid field: My Field How can I specify the message that is returned to explain ...
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Debug custom plugin error

I am developing few plugins for Joomla 3. I've done so far 4 of them. The first 3 works flawlessy, but the latest one gives me this error during the installation: 500 Installation unexpectedly ...
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Server-side validation rule is not being found

I've added a custom field to com_content, and everything has been working wonderfully. I'm now trying to add some server side validation, and after following all the tutorials and examples I've been ...
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Add JavaScript with $doc->addScript with async=“true”

is it possible to use the addScript with async="true"? I found a hack that uses some clever quoting to trick the embed function, but it seems as if this could be a native feature: $doc->addScript(...
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Controlling Component Redirect (Using JControllerForm)

I'm creating a simple contact component in Joomla 3.3 (which is called Contact Pay). I created a 'message' and a 'messages' view in the back-end, with associated models and controllers. 'message' is ...
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Multiple styles on a website

I'm creating a Joomla! 3.x website with 3 different styles according to the visitor type (mostly color differences and different modules being displayed or not): Blue style for "people" Green style ...
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Sync up Joomla 1.5 with 3

I apologize if this has been duplicated somewhere already but I did have a question Im hoping someone can help answer! So to lay the back story, I work for a non profit that is running Joomla 1.5 and ...
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How to modify article structure?

Sometimes, we need to customize the structure of Joomla! articles with custom fields in order to propose to users different textarea / input where he can enter datas such as date, location, text 1, ...
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How to add custom tab in component's new item editor [closed]

I want to to insert a tab(inside some input fields and save button) in some top components' add/edit item(or article..) editor so that while adding/editing new item/article in backend, user can add ...
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How is jQuery added to Joomla Template Protostar

I want to know how the jquery resources loaded into the Joomla Protostar Template under Joomla 3.3. If I look into the code I see the jquery resources are loaded but in the index.php I cant find any ...
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Handling two user groups in front end Joomla 2.5

I'm maintaining two user groups in front end. They are customer and retailer. There are two menu items for them to login. That means two login sections. Therefore there are two menu items are assigned ...
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How do you set parameters in Phoca Gallery 3.2?

For some reason the Thumbnail creation has switched off. Googling the issue reveals that I can just switch it back on in Parameters - but I simply cant find a link to parameters anywhere. Can ...
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Joomla security - fingerprinting attacks with htaccess

I've been playing with my htaccess file to better secure Joomla but I'm stuck at this example (reference): ## Referrer filtering for common media files. Replace with your own domain name. ## This ...
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Create custom module with javascript .js

I want to create a custom module to insert this .js javascript into my joomla site; joomla 3.x version http://bigspaceship.github.io/shine.js/ how can I do to create my custom text to appear into a ...
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Why using Joomla! Framework?

What are the reasons for choosing Joomla! Framework for a web application instead of using Zend Framework 2, CodeIgniter, Laravel etc? Will its popularity increase sufficiently and will Joomla! site ...
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Cloaking Emails does not work

I found this article about cloaking emails http://docs.joomla.org/How_to_cloak_email_addresses This is not working for me :(. If I open an article and change to the source-code view and paste in ...
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Disable Mootools for 3.3?

I need to upgrade a Joomla 2.5 site to 3.x The site uses a plugin "disable Mootools" from this developer union-d.ru/ Is anyone using this plugin successfully on 3.3 or know of an plugin with ...
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Migrating Joomla 2.5 site to 3.3

I have been asked to migrate a site using Joomla 2.5 to a GoDaddy hosting account. On this account I can only use the latest version of Joomla. Are there any major problems I will run into or is it ...
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How to integrate a component in a Joomla template?

If we need ton integrate a module in a template, we add this code in the index.php : <?php if ($this->countModules('position-4')): ?> <jdoc:include type="modules" name="position-4" ...
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Good Information about JEventDispatcher Class

Can anybody help me suggesting good sites/information describing about JEventDispatcher class in joomla. Register and Trigger of an Event??
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Add a class to all images in article dynamically

I'm trying to build a plugin that adds a class to all images in my articles. So far I have the following code: <?php // no direct access defined('_JEXEC') or die; jimport('joomla.plugin.plugin'); ...
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Change http to https in source code when using SSL

I recently enabled Force_SSL on one of my Joomla sites (by enabling "Force SSL" in Global Configuration), but I run into problems with blocked content (non-SSL content) from both Google fonts and ...
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Proper way to add attributes to HTML tag of Joomla page?

I am using AngularJS to add some more advanced functionality to several of my Joomla article pages. On these pages I need to add the ng-app attribute to the <HTML> tag on my page. Currently ...
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Can Joomla be brute-force attacked?

Just out of curiosity: Could a hacker write a script to brute-force the Joomla admin login by trying random usernames/passwords, or is there a limit as to how many times a user can try to log in? I'...
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Removing the space between header and nav on Protostar

I use Protosar template on Joomla. I have tried for days now and I can't figure out how to remove the space/padding/margin between header tag and nav tag. I have done everything including zeroing ...

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