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Can I use git to version control Joomla website's debugging and development?

There are two concepts we're dealing with, the first being a code repository. Although there are different types of repository technologies, GIT is the defacto standard currently. Websites such as ...
Brian Bolli's user avatar
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Redirect users to the last page visited, after login from component

Quite simple to do this. You will firstly need to create a Template Override for the following file: components/com_users/views/login/tmpl/default_login.php Once done, open the following file (your ...
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Include finished website in Joomla?

When you decide to adopt a CMS, you must embrace its definitions, features and methodology. Otherwise, you are creating some hybrid site. To migrate a site to Joomla, you must create or implement a ...
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Redirect users to the page pointed in the URL after login

First of all, com_users login is written to use POST method, so adding ?return= don't give you anything, it won't work. If we don't specify return in post data, model will use default pointing into ...
Lanah's user avatar
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5 votes
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Find Updates does not find latest Joomla core update

For Joomla core updates go under Components > Joomla! Update. If it does not appear the new update click on the "Clear Cache" button and all should be fixed. Extensions > Manage > Update refers only ...
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Creating a Joomla user from outside Joomla

You should use the internal Joomla functions to create and handle user accounts. See the answer here: https://stackoverflow.com/questions/1904809/how-can-i-create-a-new-joomla-user-account-from-...
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Help chaining a query?

Try this code - // Start database stuff $db = JFactory::getDbo(); // Create a new query object. $query = $db->getQuery(true); //-> you are missing this //Select records that were created today ...
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How can I use google recaptcha in my custom page?

First read carefully in which files the SO answer that you quoted tells you to put the code. Also, the code you attached is no longer working in Joomla 3.5. This is due to a change in the reCaptcha ...
ilias's user avatar
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Joomla 3.4.8 update to 3.5 giving 'Uncaught TypeError: window.pingExtract is not a function' in console

I had the exact same issue on two 3.5.0 instances. Turns out that media/com_joomlaupdate was missing the /js directory. The file update.js in the /js directory is what declares pingExtract I ...
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Simple Joomla plugin doesn't work

The naming convention of the plugin files must be proper. This might be the issue why your plugin class is not rendering. See the example below: Plugin File: nameofplugin.php class ...
Liz.'s user avatar
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4 votes

What does 'lft' and 'rgt' do in #__menu table?

The lft and rft code is quite old in Joomla, and only used in a sub-set of core functionality. Basically it means... lft: the item id of the item to the left rgt: the item id of the item to the ...
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I can't get changes to a published article to show

In this case the article is loaded by the menu item home, check the correct article here. Are you using some cache extension for your site?, check for possible extensions and clear the cache. Note: ...
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Access Levels Explanation Joomla 3

There are a few parts to this. The group and the viewing access level. A person is part of a group. E.g Administrator. A group is assigned a viewing access level. A group can have multiple viewing ...
Eoin's user avatar
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Make the menu module to not appear in top nav links

As you mentioned you are using gantry powered theme. In gantry powered theme the main navigation menu may belong to navigation section under gantry template and not from menu module in this case menu ...
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"Upload Failed: No Data" while trying to upload an image

@Lodder and others were right that the answer was to keep site up to date and be patient. The error was corrected in JCE 2.5.15.
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Showon with nested fields?

Man, although I'm not 100% sure, you should use: <field name="nested" type="text" default="" showon="main:1[AND]sub:1" label="LABEL" description="DESC"> </...
Willian Costa's user avatar
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SMTP email failing via Joomla, succeeding outside of Joomla

It looks like the problem was that Joomla uses the From address of the user sending the message instead of the From address configured in the global configuration's server settings. When I changed the ...
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Joomla Debug Console does not show Database Queries

This is kinda of necroposting, but an issue still has no fix from Falang author, so here is it. In the file ./plugins/system/falangdriver/falangdriver.php Find (309 row for Falang 2.6.0): $db->...
Shader's user avatar
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Joomla Debug Console does not show Database Queries

Found out that the joomla database driver is being overridden by another one which belongs to Falang component that allows you to manage all the content translations. Falang database driver has no ...
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How to display tag on top of article and author at the bottom

Set position of info above to keep tags in that position and make an override of com_content/views/article/tmpl/default.php with this changes: Line 76 - remove or comment this statement: echo ...
Kitase88's user avatar
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3 votes

Site gets hacked and everytime a new user is created with Admin rights

There are many resources you can find regarding a Joomla hacked site, either by googling it, or simply searching in this site. Here are some links: What to do if my Joomla website got hacked? How ...
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Capitals Always Appearing in Heading

The link you posted requires login to display the content, however I checked other pages and found that your h1 headings are set to be shown as uppercase in your template's css, line 63: /templates/...
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How to show a module on every page?

If you assigned the module to all pages yet it still displays only on one page, then this might be caused by one of the following: You have not cleared your Joomla cache. The module is set to display ...
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How to disable storing session for guest or public to Joomla table

Another way to reduce the server load is to make the session table of memory type. You need to set mysqls heap size quite large and convert the blob field in session into a large varchar, say 15000 ...
jdog's user avatar
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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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Cannot get num rows with the database driver

I found out that I need a $dbo->execute() before the $dbo->getNumRows(). It is interesting, since the $dbo->loadObjectList() does not require it. Andy found the important part in the docs ...
inf3rno's user avatar
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Joomla Hikashop missing order: how to tell if has been deleted?

Note that with recent versions of HikaShop, you can go in the menu Customers>Emails history in order to look at all the emails that have been sent by HikaShop. So even if the order was deleted and you ...
Nico Isamu's user avatar
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SH404SEF : How to redirect a URL to home?

sh404SEF developer here The answer by FFrewin above is not correct. To redirect some URLs to home page, you simply: Click on the "Home page meta" toolbar button on any page of sh404SEF control panel ...
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Redirect to a menu item from controller

If you are in controller and have Itemid from component configuration, you can try this simple redirect: $this->redirect(JRoute::_('index.php?Itemid=' .JComponentHelper::getParams('...
Lanah's user avatar
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2 votes

What are the JS dependencies of the Joomla frontend editor?

If you are wanting to add in the additional editor features like images and whatnot there is more to it that just added the js files. Personally I would recommend using Joomla's native method of ...
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