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How to display module in component area

To enhance the given answers here: To include a modul position in your component view and to load modules there, you just have to add echo JHtml::_('content.prepare', '{loadposition ...
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Stopping a redirect in .htaccess

You are commenting out the RewriteRule to the examplesite.org.au site, but before the rewriteRule you have the RewriteCond for the Server_Port, which lefts orphaned and looks to be the issue here. So, ...
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Using Joomla! user account for authenticating to a Laravel application

as Valentin Despa say "I can imagine it could be quite easy to draft a solution where you expose an RESTful API via a component which allows you to authenticate the users." A non REST solution is to ...
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Joomla 2.5 Smart Search - search as exact phrase by default

Are you using an associated menu item for the Search Results? If so, you should be able to go on the OPTIONS tab and change the "Search For" to "Exact Phrase." If using the module, make sure you set ...
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How to add/remove menu item programmatically?

Assuming the menu option has a suitable CSS selector e.g. "item-135", it could be hidden via CSS. You could create a custom HTML module to add the appropriate code to the applicable page(s). Set the ...
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How to check Joomla version if I've no accessed to the backend?

My initial comment about not being able to get the version from an external website is invalid. I then went on to write a script which does exactly this which I added as an answer. The online tool: ...
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Purpose of metadata.xml

So the purpose of metadata.xml is storing the data that need to be shared across layouts: each layout.xml inside of your view tmpl directory extends metadata.xml. So if you need to put some request ...
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upgrade form 2.5 to 3.6

In Joomla 3.0, Registry::loadJSON() was removed as mentioned here, so you need to update this. Open the following file and go to line 40: C:\wamp\www\web\templates\hdchannel\html\mod_menu\...
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Website error when I backed up my website from my old web host and restored the site onto my new web host

I recommend you first make sure the new hosting service can support Joomla. Download a fresh copy of Joomla which is currently version 3.6.0, and install it with the sample data. If you get that ...
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Update from 2.5.28 to 3.5.1 then to 3.6 on PHP 5.6 everything works except joomla update or database fix cause these errors

You have an inconsistent database state. Joomla! is trying to run the instructions in administrator/components/com_admin/sql/updates/mysql/3.0.0.sql which are designed to update your database ...
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Send a cURL POST request to an external url with parameters from controller

Firstly 2.5.9 is 4 and a half years old and has a number of known security holes. Secondly, it sounds like you want to make a curl post request and not any kind of redirect. If the email is sent ...
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Frustrating upgrade J2.5 to J3 not working

I am a big fan of SP Transfer. You can migrate over the database table pretty easily that way. https://www.kainotomo.com/products/sp-transfer
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How to stop Joomla 2.5 from disabling PHP

FIXED: The culprit was a personal editor choice set in the user profile section. I changed this to Editor - None, resubmitted the disobedient code (without comment tags), and it worked like a charm! ...
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What is best approach to show the component page in popup-modal window without header and footer?

I have used the Modal plugin from Regular Labs to do something like you describe. There is a free version and a Pro version available. Their plugin is easy to use and with minimum reading of their ...
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How to display module in component area

Try this jimport('joomla.application.module.helper'); // this is where you want to load your module position $modules = JModuleHelper::getModules('header'); foreach($modules as $module) ...
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Do I need to complete the cookie domain and path information in Joomla?

The ‘Domain’ Attribute • With domain set, cookies will be sent to that domain and all its subdomains • The risk with subdomains is lower than when scoped to parent domain, but still relevant • Remove ...
Marc Will's user avatar
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JFolder::create: Could not create directory

You can change the owner of Joomla folders to your apache server user. You can find the apache server user with the following command: ps aux | grep -v root | grep apache | cut -d\ -f1 | sort | ...
Mukesh Chapagain's user avatar
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Hide Joomla module on blog detail page

The Advance Module Manager is the solution. As it also removes the module positions, if module is not assigned to Menu items in (in AMM Assignment in the concerned module settings). The free version ...
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Site got hacked - kill the daemon that inserts the data

As per https://joomla.stackexchange.com/a/2339/120 you have a few choices in your situation such as restoring back to a good version of the website, rebuilding the website or finding and eliminating ...
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how do i remove registration links in joomla 2.5 - login module

In file /templates/theme1155/css/template.css on line 299 in selector #rt-login-button add attribute display:none like this: #rt-login-button { text-align: right; display: none; } UPDATE: ...
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Bulk user delete on joomla 2.5

That is a well-known issue, see post Preparing for K2 questions So, disable user registration in Joomla and possibly disable K2 user management unless your site need it very bad. Needless to say ...
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Joomla 2.5 URL rewrite issue

Your page seems to reside on a Microsoft IIS 7.5 server, thus .htaccess does nothing. It also gives a 302 redirect so I am guessing the service provider moved your page? This page seems to have the ...
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How to use custom logo markup with Helix framework templates?

First of all update at least to Joomla 2.5.28 and apply the required patches. More info here: https://www.joomla.org/announcements/release-news/5643-joomla-3-4-7.html https://docs.joomla.org/...
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bxSlider as module loads the body of my template again

bxSlider latest versions conflict with mootools Here is the issue I posted some time ago. https://github.com/stevenwanderski/bxslider-4/issues/1004 So either use an older bxSlider code, or don't use ...
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Joomla Mass Mails not working, SMTP settings ok

Found the problem, the server had the fsockopen() function disabled for security, which PHPMailer 2.1.4 (included with Joomla 2.5) uses. The issue was not present on Joomla 3.5 sites, as these use ...
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Javascript errors showing on site, assets folder not found

You must download and copy Webshim library files to your "blank" template, maybe you have misconfigured something in a extension. The download link is at http://afarkas.github.io/webshim/demos/...
José Sánchez Martín's user avatar
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Joomla PHP what file to make cookie on all pages

You are forcing a PHP login in the CMS. You must follow Joomla philosophy to implement a general change. For example, implementing a user or system plugin to define a cookie. Additionally, Joomla ...
Anibal's user avatar
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Plugin generate a CV page

There are a few types of extensions that could be used although you may need to upgrade to Joomla 3.x to take advantage of the latest extensions. Content Construction Kit (CCK) Example: FieldsAttach,...
Neil Robertson's user avatar

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