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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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File upload using JInput! possible?

i use a html form on one of my articles, i am successful in getting the values from the form using JInput! $input = JFactory::getApplication()->input; But now i need to add a file upload input ...
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Joomla 1.7 to 3, users and k2 items

I need to update a site from Joomla 1.7.3 to J3.3. Am looking for best way to do this? Joomla manager>update does not find any updates. Online guides are quite vague on how exactly to manually update ...
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Joomla: Unable to decompress data OSX folder permissions?

I installed a blank new installation of Joomla3.3 on my localhost. I am trying to install a plugin, but I keep getting the error message "unable to decompress data". Joomla attempts to create a ...
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Working menu link now leads to 404 error page

I am working on a new website development with Joomla 3.1. The menu links were working fine before. However, suddenly one of the menu link now leads to the 404 error page. It happened once before and ...
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Not proper output in Joomla editors while using CSS

My Joomla editors are not working properly. When I save any HTML in editor, it changes its inline CSS or show it without CSS. I should also mention that CSS is not blocked in the joomla backend in any ...
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Should I change the way I include javascript into Joomla? If yes, why and how?

I use a lot of javascript on my site. It works and has passed crossbrowser testing, but the thing is the javascript files are being included within Joomla articles. I’ve read that this is the wrong ...
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Initializing JHttpTransportCurl class

i am trying to call & get another url data.So is trying to create new instance of http class as follows - jimport('joomla.http.http'); jimport('joomla.http.transport.curl'); $options = array(); $...
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override modules

Joomla 3.3 - beginner I am creating my first template, and after installing it to be ready for testing. I accidentally clicked on "mod_login" in the "create override" under my template settings. and ...
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Is ordering broken for the Joomla 3 language selector?

I've been building multi-language Joomla sites since J1.5 - most with more than 10 languages. In J3.x I'm finding that the ordering in the language selector seems to be broken. Here's how it's ...
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How to get assigned template name in onAfterInitialise?

This seems like a bug and I tested on both 2.5.x and 3.x but there is no way to get assigned template name in onAfterInitialise by using $app = JFactory::getApplication(); $templatename = $app->...
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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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Create new menu type, define fields, metadata.xml

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 ...
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How to add extra fields to the activation email?

I'm trying to edit the Registration email admins get when users sign up. I'm using a plugin called www.easy-profile.com which allowed me to add additional fields to the registration that I've called "...
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JCE / TinyMCE - Keeps attempting to Fix Valid & Invalid HTML

Of all the Joomla editors we've used, JCE has best suited our purposes and clients. But there's a few problems with the editor that can cause problems when we code something, then it's toggled to ...
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ID of saved JModelForm

I am saving a model from controller as mentioned below. $model->save($data); My model save function looks as shown below. public function save($data) { $id = (!empty($data['id'])) ? $data['...
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Jomsocial or Community Builder?

I'm going to make a small social network and I do not have any experience in this issue. Which is better to use, JomSocial or Community Builder? Which one is more secure? Please give me your reasons. ...
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Why does {mosmap} not show markers?

I am using Joomla plugin "Google Maps" (i.e. plugin_googlemap3). I created a map with markers on Google maps pro and downloaded the kml file. I utilize the {mosmap} call with the kml parameter in the ...
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Filtering the usergroups loaded in com_config

Following my previous post, trying to make the load of config component lighter. Since, the majority of my usergroups are children of the registered usergroup and inherit the same permissions, I don't ...
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Many usergroups slow down sections of the website

I am working on a Joomla 3.3.0 website that has about 140 usergroups. However this causes the joomla to slow down, particularly when I am going to the sections of the website that needs to load the ...
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Migration Files - post update sql migration scripts generation

I am looking for an organised way to run joomla updates locally and then update production systems by means of code deployment + db migrations, so that i do not have to update joomla on production, or ...

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