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Joomla Mailer won't send a second Email

I'm currently working on a big Joomla website created by a professional company, my job is to take some of the forms and update them. I've been using the Joomla Doc most of the time, but I'm still ...
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Alter registration and comment forms

I am deveoping a small plugin that needs to alter the registration and comment forms to add 4 hidden fields that have data inside that I gather from the configuration panel, and when the form is ...
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Pulling featured articles from another remote Joomla install with images via RSS or otherwise

I am looking at taking the featured articles from one Joomla site (via RSS at least) and pulling it into another Joomla site (or more). The only problem is that I require the featured article's image ...
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What is the purpose of page heading?

In Joomla each page can have page heading and page title both at the same time. I'm very puzzled at why that is so. I simply don't understand what's page heading supposed to be. Categories have ...
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Where can I find source for Joomla chrome templates?

I want to add custom chrome for my modules, and I'd like to take peek at source of standard chrome styles in Joomla but I can't find their location. If anyone can help it's much appreciated. Thanks!
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Articles Frontend Editing Issue: Field required: Category

I am doing some articles editing on the frontend, where I came across an issue. Some of the articles cannot be saved and Joomla returns the message "Field required: Category. Of course the articles ...
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Tags and SEF URLs - Wrong Page

Joomla 3.3.3 I have no redirects in place, not in the .htaccess or the Joomla redirect component. The problem is that when a user clicks on a tag they are redirected to the wrong article. For ...
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Make module titles linkable

I was searching the internet but without much luck. I need some way to make module titles linkable, and the only thing I found was on Gavick forum archive posted couple of years ago and file doesn't ...
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What language string determines the 'group name' of menu items for a component?

I'm trying to change the text content of the 'menu item group' name in the Admin backend for my component: You an see in this image it's set to milocvs (the component I'm building is called ...
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No more than one module in position

I was just wondering if there was some PHP that I could add to my template index.php that would ensure only one module is loaded in a particular position. I know there are other options available ...
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Joomla Tag Result Page Accordion [closed]

I would like to change the Tag Search Result page to list the categories containing the articles found by the Tag Search within an accordion menu. Explanation: The Categories are the main menu items ...
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Add association tab/field to front end editing page

I am trying to customize the front end features. I could easily add the alias field by adding this around line 106 of my override \templates\protostar\html\com_content\form\edit.php: <?php echo $...
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I could not find joomla .xml file in the package

Whenever I try to upload a Joomla templage on my site, I get the following message: Error! Could not find a Joomla! XML setup file in the package. What should I do?
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How to load Joomla session from external AJAX call

I have a Joomla 3 site, and under that site but not within the Joomla framework, I'm doing all of my coding. Most of the functionality I'm providing with jQuery AJAX calls. In the PHP scripts used, I'...
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Assigned User Groups Dissappear Randomly

I have been noticing that my Joomla admin account has randomly been losing some of it's assigned user groups. A few times it even lost its Super User user group. Anyone ever experience something ...
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Insering items from RSS feed every interval

I would like to insert items from RSS feed to k2, It has to happen every interval and I would like to only insert items that include at least one word from a given keyword list. Can it be done?
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Database query where() value is a number

As we know, any values that are defined in a database query should always be escaped in Joomla using $db->quote($value). When defining numbers as a variable, one would normally use (int) to set ...
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Remote Login using cURL

I'm trying to login a user who was authenticated elsewhere to a Joomla-site and was following Brent Friar's nice program, but had to apply two modifications: added a field "return" which was ...
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How to show parent category title in featured articles on the home page?

My home page has the featured article view in 3 columns. There are parent categories like news, teledrama and programmes. I want to categorise these featured articles. News articles should be under ...
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How to use data from another table in my view?

I'm struggling to learn Joomla 3.x and am baffled as to how to join my record to another table and use the joined data in my view/form. I'm familiar with components that use something similar to this: ...
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How to bind an IP address with apache on Windows 7 to host my Joomla web application?

I have been developing a Joomla based application on my localhost on port 8080. Now what i require is to bind an IP address on Windows 7 running Apache web server so that my Joomla web application can ...
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Bootstrap Tour on Joomla

How would you go about putting one of these: http://bootstraptour.com/ on you Joomla 3 site? Should I make a module? Modify my template? How would you do it?
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Remove all <img> tag except the first one change image size - Tag component

Context: On the Tag page (the Tag page I am talking about is the page I get to when I click on a tag just below the title of an article), I want to display only one image per article so: if there is ...
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Execute SqueezeBox OnClose Event Multiple Time

I have a problem executing onclose event multiple time on page. I have used handler:iframe to display view in squeezebox modal. I have written following javascript:- on child page <script type="...
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Catching InvalidArgumentException in template

I need to access an instance of JImage in a template and when calling $image->getPath() want to catch InvalidArgumentException in case the image file is not on disk. I tried: try{ echo $...
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How does the Administrator main menu come up with menu item text?

I had to change the text on an Administrator menu item, and found that some of the menu items yse the title, others use the alias. One used a language string in the title column, and it works, but ...
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How can I use the memory usage tool in the Joomla Debug Console?

EDIT: I've rewritten this question, but the topic is the same. How can I use the memory usage tool in the Joomla! Debug Console? By that I mean, when do people look at this and how do people know ...
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Language switcher doesn't let me change language manually

What do I have to configure in joomla so I am able to switch languages manually without having to change my browser language? I built a joomla multi language site where I can switch the language with ...
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How can I add custom fields to the article component?

As per the title, how can I add custom fields to the article component? The tutorial, http://docs.joomla.org/Adding_custom_fields_to_the_article_component almost gets there and it a beautiful piece ...
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How to load a partial view into a normal view via AJAX?

I'm making an AJAX call to my JController and would like to send back a 'partial' view for display within the existing page, populated with some data. Is it possible to load a file from <view>/...
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Getting progress updates (via AJAX) on a controller action without blocking

I have a controller with an action that accepts requests over AJAX, does some data manipulation, and returns some data: function publicDirectoryAjaxSearch(){ // Check the form token JSession::...
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How to work with field type Checkboxes (not checkbox)

My component needs to save mulitple options, and I can't seem to get my head wrapped around how to do it. Referring to Checkboxes form field type, I'm not sure how Joomla is expecting to save the ...
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Modules and plugin in one package

I have built a plugin that is very similar to a google analytics kind of plugin (but for a third party). Now I have to add a functionality that adds a custom contact form on the sidebar, but I don't ...
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Does anyone know which component has tmp_object_relations as a table?

Bit of a long shot but does anyone know which Joomla component/plugin/module has tmp_object_relations as a table? I have inherited a site with a lot of components and thought it might be a SobiPro ...
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Any Chance of JApplicationWebClient constants changing in the future?

I'm building a component that store info about the client and it stores only the numbers of the JApplicationWebClient constants instead the browser name, system name, etc, . But if the constants ...
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How to get the intro image of a joomla article

I am trying to customize the the category list of my website. So I have a menu option that shows the list of all article is a certain category. In this list I would like to show the into image of the ...
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HTTPS and Force_SSL backend login problem

I recently upgraded my Joomla site to 3.3.1 from 3.2.2, upgraded the PHP version on my server from 5.3 to 5.5.14 and installed NGINX. The upgrade went fine, a couple of minor styling and extension ...
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Is there a way to prepopulate a 3rd party form with data?

I have an extension where the user can manage sermons for their church. That's done with the regular list and items views. Now a user asked if it would be possible to add a feature to order physical ...
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Where to include JLoader::register calls?

I'm developing a Joomla 3.X component and need to register a few classes using: JLoader::register('MyClass', '/path/to/MyClass.php'); What is the 'best practice' location for including these calls? ...
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Overriding a plugin's non-templated layout files?

I've been trying to figure out how to do this, but nothing seems to really work: I want to override the results/pagination renderers from ZOOFilter which I know is in /plugins/system/zoofilter/...
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Testing Joomla extensions

After recently having started developing a Joomla component, the question of how to systematically test it for bugs has entered my head. I already have some experience in using testing frameworks for ...
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Best strategy for updating component manifest using Ant or alternative

I'm developing a custom Joomla component for J3.X, and it's getting a bit tedious to keep on updating the com_mycomponent.xml file with a list of files and folders included in the component. I've ...
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Falang Menu Item Alias Not Working

I'm working with Joomla today, but I'm stuck at something. I'm using FaLang to translate the site, and everything is working fine. The content and the menu item's are showing properly. But the menu ...
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onUserLogin and onUserAfterLogin events don't seem to fire

I am trying to write a simple plugin that runs after the user logs in to the system. I have written content and authentication plugins before with no issues. In this case I have stripped the plugin ...
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How do you extend Content Category

I can create overrides or alternate layouts in template/html/component/ but how can I extend the query based on params in my new layout? How can I extend the model without breaking core?
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Style tag links

How can I style tag links in articles and in the popular tag module? The tag manager lets me insert custom css classes for the tag link in articles, but this does not seem to work, as in no class ...
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Joomla 3.x and .htaccess

I have a working Joomla 3.2 website and would like to direct all non www traffic to my www address. I have tried to add the code below to my .htaccess file, which I presumed was working however it ...
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Jquery marquee script not working in joomla?

I want to marquee some content divs with continues scrolling. I create a module then added the jQuery from this url: https://github.com/aamirafridi/jQuery. This code is working successfully in our ...
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Filtering com_content in the backend by url in Joomla 3.3.1

I am trying to filter the article manager in the backend via the url like: index.php?option=com_content&filter_category_id=18 but it doesn't seem to work. Instead it gives me a warning: ...
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Tag page: remove links on image when they are in introtext

I am trying to remove the link on my image on the Tag page (where all the artcile with the same tag are displayed). The image is placed with the <img> tag in introtext, it's not an intro image. ...

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