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Show image using file_get_contents in a popup window

I am trying to show an image in a popup window using file_get_contents function and an echo statement. Here is the code I have in the first view <a href='javascript:window.open("index.php?option=...
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Error 500 Controller CommunityPhotosController not found! [closed]

I have this error on my joomla installation and I'm not able to see what's causing the problem. I've been googling but there's not much information about this error. I've found that it might be ...
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Joomla! 2.5 backend component adapted to Joomla! 3.3: Toolbar has stopped working

While adapting a Joomla!2.5 backend-only component to Joomla!3.3, I've ran into the issue of the toolbar in the data edition page not working at all. Only two buttons were declared: Save and Cancel; ...
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How can I add support for styles BTN-GROUP and BTN-GROUP-YESNO as found in Protostar?

While we're developing our component using Protostar, we have found that the btn-group and btn-group-yesno classes are not "native" per se, in that they're not necessarily supported in other ...
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Rename htaccess on Windows

I'm developing a website using xampp on my Windows computer. But when I try to rename the file htaccess.txt to .htaccess in order to enable rewrite rules in Joomla, I get an error message: How can I ...
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Adding user to different group with different required field

Scenario: Jomla 3.3 + CB 2.3 + CB Profile PRO + JFBConnect Target: Free user registration to Group A or/and group B also in two different timeframe. Group A (simple Joomla registration): Login with ...
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Searching with Smart Search shows HTML-Code of articles

I use the Smart Search of Joomla 2.5. So I added it and made an Index etc. It works but it also shows some HTML-Code of the articles within results. I don't want that a User can see that. How can I ...
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Create categories, subcategories and articles using php

Is it possible to dynamically create Joomla categories, subcategories and articles using PHP scripts? Is there any example link?
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Recycling IDs: re-using articles, category's ID that have been trashed for new articles

I like to work with small IDs. Is there a way to automatically re-use the IDs of trashed* items? (* when using "empty trash") Is it safe to run this query: ALTER TABLE jos_content AUTO_INCREMENT=0 ...
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Paginated links on items generated using a custom search module does not work

I am trying to build a component called com_usedbooks with a module called mod_usedsearch. The user can view books by clicking a Menu Item called 'Used Books' (/used-books) which will show a paginated ...
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Users cannot logout because session is not deleted

I am using the core users component. Users after logging in are not able to logout, the logout button simple refreshes the page. Joomla is not deleting entries from the _session table when a user ...
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Do I need for multiple pages == multiple components?

If I were to create a Joomla social media component from scratch, say something similar to communitybuilder (used for interpals for example), would every page (profile, register, list of profiles) be ...
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Upload image using AJAX in Joomla 3.0 MVC [duplicate]

I am trying to upload a image using AJAX jquery in a Joomla MVC framework. Below is the default.php which adds the below javascript script code $('#icon-submit').on('click',(function(e) { e....
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Banner with multiple links

Using the Joomla built-in banner component, is it possible to have more than one link in a banner? I need to add a "disclaimer link" to some of my banners. Say my ad looks like this: I would like ...
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Joomla 3 - Pagination limit [closed]

I am trying to override the standard Joomla pagination. Instead of showing 10 links then the next / end links, I would like to show 20 links up front. Is this possible? Thanks
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How the change the date format when using the Calendar field type?

In the extension I have used a date field, with the Field Type of Calendar (this uses the Joomla Date selector). However, the date is being formatted to YYYY-MM-DD. Any ideas?
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How is content “locking” handled in custom components?

Default core's com_content has a built in system that, when a specific article is being edited by a user, it gets "locked", so no other user can edit it at the same time. If the user closes the window ...
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How to parse the values from backend and post them at frontend

I want to make a small edit in an existing module. That module parses articles from the given categories and post them at index. I wanted to add another element (ID) so the user could give the id from ...
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Empty result when selecting [closed]

Wordpress guy attempting to help out a client with a Joomla project he's stuck on (favor time basically), and I'm hitting a wall. I believe I'm doing my select correctly, and get no "blank page" ...
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Multilingual site and domains

I have a multilingual joomla site setup and would like to use a different domain for each language. So instead of "englishsite.com/en/" and "englishsite.com/fr/", I would get "englishsite.com/" and "...
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Joomla files via relative URL - unable to access

I am trying to access files via relative or absolute URL from within Joomla article For example, inside the article, the following path works: d3.json("../../example.php", ... but the following ...
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Remove elements from Joomla control panel admin menu

Im doing my internship as a web developer in a company. we got a customer that owns a blog site that was created with joomla 3.3 . the problem is that the customer is really curious and knows nothing ...
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Trying to save multiple field in Plugin

I can add a multiple select field to my plugin's xml file, like this for countries but when I save it, it only saves the value "array" in the parameters. I would like to save it as a comma separated ...
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Confirmation message when deleting items in the media manager

I would like to have a confirmation message when I delete the items the media manager. For now, to delete an image, I just have to click on the top-right cross and the image is gone: if I make a ...
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Custom Filter Tag Result Page

I would like to change the behaviour of the Filter on the Joomla Tag Result page. When you search for certain Tags it will give you a list with article. If you than apply a Filter, which is a textbox, ...
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Template's main menu not responsive -how to fix it?

I am using a free joomla template called qualify which says is fully responsive in ios and android, but I tested it today on my samsung phone and there is no main menu showing. Where could I ...
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How can I fix my website's display problems on old Internet Explorer versions?

I'm not a developer by any means, so I'm not sure I'll be able to phrase this in a technical way, but I'm facing a lot of problems with how my new Joomla website is rendered on old versions of IE. ...
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Creating search for a category page

I want to create a search module in joomla for a category page. Default module such as "Search" or "Smart Search" gives result on their own page rather in the same page from where it is requested. ...
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New templates named JLIB_INSTALLER_DEFAULT_STYLE

Sometimes, when I install a new template in Joomla, the default template style name is set to JLIB_INSTALLER_DEFAULT_STYLE. So far I haven't found any particular pattern as to when it happens, but it ...
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Specify alternate location for language files based on incoming parameter

Is there any way for me to feed an alternate/additional location to look for language files for a given incoming request? I'd like to be able to give the hint from within a view.html.php file, but a ...
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Problems auto loading classes with JLoader::registerPrefix

This is probably a really stupid question but I cannot find the answer and trial and error has failed. I am developing a component for Joomla 3.x and I have a number of classes that I want to use. I ...
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Joomla menu module - display levels in separate panels

I'm trying to make a Joomla menu module to behave like the menu from this site: http://wachtel.de/backoefen/etagenoefen.html. What's important is that every menu level is displayed in single panel - ...
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Function getLanguage() on domain? [closed]

Function getLanguage() works on .de but not on .com domain? Did I forgot sth. right in the code? The Code Directories:
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Joomla 2.5 Admin menu translation issues

I am currently busy debugging an extension a colleque wrote. That means I have not full knowledge of how the extension works, and my limited experience with Joomla does not help me with a little ...
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How to place widget in Joomla 3.0 as module

How to place widget code in Joomla 3.0 site through a module. Earlier in Joomla 2.5, I used Advanced HTML but could not locate in Joomla 3.3.
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Joomla menu items into clickable div's

I'm working on customizing the Joomla menu as a little experiment to see how customizable I can make it. However, now that I've made every menu item into an editable button, I've decided to change ...
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Latest news articles in front page feed disappear sometimes

I have a minor problem with my site: sometimes when I navigate through my site, or away to others and back, the latest articles added to my site - displayed on my front page news feed - appears blank. ...
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Unable to login through admin panel of Joomla 3.3 site

I am unable to login through admin panel of my Joomla 3.3 site. I do not know why this happens each time a new website is launched. To address this issue, I tried to change my password by login to ...
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How to debug Joomla! after render the last module?

I have a site with some performance issues. I have tried to debug it with no much luck. I have the following information: ... Application 0.527 seconds (+0.004); 6.93 MB (+0.018) - ...
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Error after upgrading to joomla 3.3

Whilst trying to upgrade to Joomla 3.3, I get the following error: 1146 - An error has occurred. Table smilyo_skc.xv36g_postinstall_messages doesn't exist SQL=SHOW FULL COLUMNS FROM ...
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How to position content in custom template?

I have created the index.php and templateDetails.xml file along with css and js and images folders then zipped it all and got it discovered on joomla 3.3. Trouble is because I added in my index.php ...
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Why doesn't the admin page for Joomla have https:// ssl encryption?

Is Joomla backend without https:// secure from hackers grabbing the password and login details? Can you get away without having an ssl certificate for a very basic site with no e-commerce or data ...
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Sample htaccess.txt file for Joomla 3 with GoDaddy

GoDaddy is providing one-click installation for Joomla 2.5. If you want to implement Joomla 3.0 from scratch, FTP is the way. The reason for the same is unclear to me. I guess htaccess.txt is one ...
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Image-List (Collection of Images) with link to article

i want to create a page on which i want to list images. When you click on an image i want to open the full article with detailed information. how can i achieve this in a simple way? which menuitem or ...
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Category Blog - open article on intro image click [duplicate]

i use the menu item type "category blog". For the articles in my Category i set a Intro Image which will be shown on the left side of the blog entry. At the moment it is only possible to open the full ...
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Different backend and frontend language files in a Joomla Module

this is my first post on stackoverflow. I apologize for my poor english. I developed a very complex joomla 3+ module with plenty of backend options. Labels and long description for every option is ...
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Set header(“Access-Control-Allow-Origin: *”) for a specific controller only? (Cross-origin resource sharing)

In my custom component, I have a controller to receive requests from external sites, desktop and mobile applications, the returned data in JSON format. I encounter CORS (Cross-origin resource sharing)...
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Joomla Editor Form Field in content plugin - How to load editor-xtd?

On Joomla 3.2.3, I added some custom fields to core components using a plugin (like this). It's working fine but I'd like to add the editor-xtd buttons to the customs editors added. So my question is ...
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Meta data hierarchy in Joomla

Can anyone explain the meta hierarchy in Joomla, please? I see the global meta, but also at the article detail, category and menu level. I assume that the global is intended to serve as the crawled ...
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Is there a Joomla function to determine the last fiscal quarter?

Just getting started with Joomla Dates - is there a convenient way to determine what the from/to dates of the last fiscal quarter are?

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