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What is the Joomla Execution Flow, after a request reach to index.php till the final output on the browser?

Answer's ToC 1. Intro for beginners + beginners resources link 2. About Joomla Architecture 3. Joomla Execution Flow - How Joomla Works 4. Supplementary Resources 1. Intro for Beginners ...
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Change Login to Logout

The Good Folks at OSTraining just published this nice Tutorial: Step #1. Create the Login link Go to Menus > your menu > Add New Menu Item Enter a Menu Title. Select the Menu Item Type. Choose ...
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How to create user group programmatically?

You can add the group by directly invoking the save function in com_users component model. $group = array('id'=>0, 'title'=>'Group Title', 'parent_id'=>1); JLoader::import('joomla....
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Question about Server Timezones and J!3.5 Extentions

You should be able to set the default timezone via php.ini or .htaccess. Set Default Timezone via php.ini Add the following or similar line to your php.ini file: date.timezone = "Europe/Paris" You ...
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What changes in code are required to make Joomla 3.5 extensions PHP7 compatible?

Ok first thing's first. Joomla 3.5.0 stable will be released tomorrow next monday :) I take a step back and firstly take a backup of your site and install it on a subdomain or your localhost, running ...
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Configure Joomla to send an email at login

There is a plugin in the Joomla Extensions Directory called "Login Notify" that claims to do exactly this. I haven't used it myself, but according to the description: Login notify is a plugin that ...
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Configure Joomla to send an email at login

I believe there is no such built-in feature available. You can extend Joomla's functionality by writing a User plugin. When a user login to the site, Joomla will trigger the event onUserAfterLogin ...
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Invalid token after upgrading Joomla to 3.5

Apparently there area couple of issues with Joomla 3.5.0, one being to do with the session. Joomla 3.5.1 will be released tonight, hopefully fixing your issue. It may be an idea to put your site ...
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Menu disappears after changing template

Just figured this one out on my own. Had to go to the module and reassign positions to the new template.
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How to catch an error in Joomla 3.5 (alternative to JError)

There is no alternative to JError and JException classes, Joomla development decided to remove those classes and use php exception instead. Take a look at the deprecated JError table. So on my ...
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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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Unable to Access Backend - Masked for frontend

As you mentioned, this is usually the behavior of security extensions like admintools, jSecure to protect the administration area of a Joomla site. If you can't tell if you have any of these, think ...
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Reset Password Help

The password reset procedure happens in the following model components\com_users\models\reset.php The token is generated by the following code just prior to the email being sent to the user: // Set ...
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Joomla 3.5 com_ajax not found

It seems like the Ajax Interface has somehow been lost in the Joomla update, however the files are still there. I've heard of this happening before and believe it's a Joomla bug. Seeing as the files ...
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Editor stripping Script

I have had similar issues in the past where scripts seem to be stripped regardless of the text filter settings. Temporarily Disable Editor As a temporary work around, you can temporarily set the ...
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Change Login to Logout

In Joomla! 3.5 we have a new menu item type called Logout in Users section, create a new menu item and select this new option, see the screenshot: Regards.
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Joomla 3.5 Update from 3.4 Error

As a possible quick workaround - connect via FTP and go to /administrator/modules/mod_version/ rename it to something like mod_version-disabled. See if at first place resolves the issue with the ...
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Automated posting to Facebook and Twitter from Joomla blog?

AutoTweetNG does this, see http://extensions.joomla.org/extension/autotweet-ng You can set AutoTweetNG to push social feed content to Facebook, Twitter and LinekdIn. When an item is published, ...
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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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How to move down background image?

You can use a tool like Firebug or similar for inspect your source code of your site in your browser. A tool like this will give you information about the selectors and the path where they are ...
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Install Joomla component without manifest file

On my opinion you should create the package to install that component, it's quite easy to do. Create a folder named as your component (com_name) with 2 folders and the manifest inside: admin : all ...
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"/r/n" added between paragraphs in every editor field when uploading website

I ran into the same issue with a couple of Joomla instances. Did you export the local database and import in on your remote server using phpMyAdmin? There's a bug in phpmyadminversion 4.6.5.1 that ...
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What changes in code are required to make Joomla 3.5 extensions PHP7 compatible?

This is NOT an answer to my question, I just wanted to share a link which I just found and which might be helpful in upgrading our Joomlas to 3.5: There is a Google Doc "List of Joomla! Extensions ...
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How to create one page Joomla site?

Any template should work fine with "External URL" menu options linking to appropriate IDs on the page (see example below). You can also create extra IDs in the content where needed by ...
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Change Login to Logout

I made changes to the User Access Levels but these didnt appear to be working, I have since cleared my cache and now the website appears to be working how I wanted to. FOR USER ACCESS LEVELS: PUBLIC:...
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Change Login to Logout

I had to do the same thing on one of my sites. Firstly, you should create a Template Override for the mod_login module Once done, you should have the following file: ROOT/templates/YOUR_TEMPLATE/...
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Additional validation after core login is success

Actually there is another event you can perfectly use for this case. It's onUserAfterLogin which gets called right after successful user login (core joomla authentication is complete). See source. ...
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How to Create a Joomla!-based Online Course

I have worked on a rather similar project, where there is a training program for subscribed users, controlling the access with a memberships component. The learning material is organized using Zoo CCK,...
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How to Create a Joomla!-based Online Course

After further searching, I have found that the Joomla! Quiz Deluxe Component will meet all of my needs, and even generates a certificate of completion automatically!
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how to remove Duplicate meta for each page breaks in joomla?

These pages would appear to be generated by the tags component, which are paginated lists of articles. Each individual tag can have separate meta data if you create a tagged items menu item for each ...
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