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Is there an easy way to build a form in Joomla that stores the currently logged in user's name?

If you don't need to use the username for something else (which might require coding that you're trying to avoid), I know that RSForms has global placeholders for data it automatically saves for the ...
Patrick Jackson's user avatar
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Website for Famous People Profile Database

From my experiences, extending from an available component can be difficult to maintain in the long run. And extending from the component could be a hassle as the coding style are different and ...
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How do I override an .xml file in a Joomla component?

You should check Joomla Plugins and Events. There are such events like onContentPrepareForm($form, $data) and (may be you'll want to use onContentPrepareData($context, $data) but you should be fine ...
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Create a category from frontend in Joomla 4

This task can be approached few different ways. I would just like to give a short version of how a new Category is created in Joomla 4 - content (not a big difference in Joomla 3 actually). Besides my ...
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How to set the username hyperlink to open the user's EasySocial Profile in Fabrik?

Open your user element. From left menu open List view settings->tab List settings. There have a field Custom link. Read label tooltip. Place in field your link to Easysocial user. Replace user id ...
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Can't display Extra field (Date of birth) when logged in as Registered user

Whenever you call JUserHelper::getProfile() the code in that function triggers a Joomla event 'onContentPrepareData' to which the Joomla user plugin User - Profile subscribes. This plugin adds in the ...
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Edit profile redirect on submission

Some time passed, but if people are searching for this, you can do something like this. Before redirection (after saving profile) one can set a state to redirect where you want and no extra code or ...
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Joomla 3.6.2 -- Modify Registration Page and Plugin User Profile

you shouldn't edit core files, but use the nice feature of template override within joomla. Help e.g from https://docs.joomla.org/Understanding_Output_Overrides and many other documents. In your case: ...
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Joomla3 Loading two diffrent plugin for two diffrent user group in their profile page

It's very simple: you just need to be sure that you have different Access Level for those groups, if you don't - go and make sure about it. (Manage Users - Access Levels) Then go to your plugins ...
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Website for Famous People Profile Database

Easy Profile Easy Profile will do most of the heavy lifting for you (including search) in this scenario. This extension is extremely versatile and fairly easy to customise to your requirements. For ...
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