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Is it possible to load a newer jQuery version?

Or does Joomla really need the 1.x version? Joomla itself may work mostly fine with newer jQuery versions. The reason it ships with such an old version is compatibility for 3rd party extensions. So ...
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How do I override a Joomla XML?

I bow down to @Lodder experience and assume you cannot overcome this issue by overriding the XML. However, you still have two options: Either edit the original XML file Although, there may be reasons ...
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How do I get an unordered list of article tags in category blog view?

Try the following code and see if it gives you the output you want: <ul> <?php foreach ($this->item->tags->itemTags as $tag) : echo "<li>" . $tag->title . "</li&...
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Override blog category location

All you need is just copying these files : .../components/com_content/views/category/tmpl/blog_children.php .../components/com_content/views/category/tmpl/blog_item.php .../components/com_content/...
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How to add a language pack (or language specific string overrides) to a template?

There are a couple of ways to deal with this. 1. Create a German language ini file for your template. a. Go to languages folder -> EN-GB b. Spot your template's EN-GB language file: e.g. en-GB....
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How to override helper file in template?

If the Helper Class is loaded in a dynamic way, checking if it's already loaded, YES. You can override it. Not with a HTML overrides, but with a System Plugin. You can create a System plugin, loading ...
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Get contact details from article override

You will firstly need to retrieve the user ID like so: $id = JFactory::getUser()->id; Then get the array of profile data, like so: $profile = JUserHelper::getProfile($id)->profile; You can ...
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Latest articles structured data markup

I would have preferred to just suggest some touch ups to your snippet, but there is too much for me to address in your answer as a comment and I'd rather explain fully. Instead, I'll post this new ...
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Launch a module in an article override

The $params variable probably already exists in the override. Try using a different name...such as $moduleParams = array('style' => 'xhtml'); Alsi, note that the title most likely isn't appearing ...
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Layout override for repeatable subform custom field

This helped me to solve my problem... <?php $fieldX = json_decode($this->item->jcfields[X]->rawvalue, true); ?> where X is the Id of the subform native field A, B, C is the respective ...
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Tag List Template Global Setting is Ignored

I just asked Google 'joomla tag list override' and it told me: http://forum.joomla.org/viewtopic.php?f=706&t=854545 Edit - Update 1: Copy components/com_tags/views/tag/tmpl/default.php and rename ...
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How to automatically override template for a list of articles under a specific category?

Just a little update on this : since Joomla 3.8, one can directly choose the Layout in the Menu Item > Articles > Blog That menu item has to be Published of course, but it can be Hidden (also an ...
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How to override layout files properly

Just stumbled upon this; the top answer is not correct, and the workaround offered is not needed. As they were posted a long time ago, information was probably not well known at the time. It is 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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Is it possible to override js scripts?

Sometimes the author of your component will provide a way to do such an override, so check the documentation first. If that is not possible, brute force works: I recently solved this problem for ...
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Is it possible to override js scripts?

Yes, and no... Let's start with the "no" - The Joomla core devs have created a way to inject scripts, but no (API) way to remove them. And, "Yes" , but it's complicated.... You'll need to create a ...
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Fatal Error in JModuleHelper

This is one funny problem. It seems that Joomla includes code from module template overrides in a manner that certain variable names do affect the core JModuleHelper renderModule function. All you ...
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How to override an administrator template file that's included on the frontend?

Overrides work based on the way layout files are called. If it is hardcoded with an include, then it is not possible to override it in clean way. I guess that at some level you could override the ...
Anibal's user avatar
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How to edit the html code of a custom footer module template override

Your screenshot makes no sense, that's not the right place to override a module. The Joomla footer module (modules\mod_footer) is a simple module that basically outputs some lines of text, and if you ...
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How to remove/hide "Help" button from the admin toolbar?

First create a custom.css file for the ISIS template, then in this file paste the following: div#toolbar-help.btn-wrapper { display:none; } Clear caches and it should be hidden. Update To sum up ...
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Get Category intro image in the index.php

Knowing a tiny bit about the joomla request-reponse lifecycle will help here. Joomla runs in the following order: 1. bootstrap the application 2. router 3. component (including your own layout ...
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Get parent category tags in template override

I did not remember how to get the parent category of article item, but to get the tags for current category you can try to use this code: $categoryTags = new JHelperTags; $categoryTags->...
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How to add a language pack (or language specific string overrides) to a template?

So, in my case it was that the strings were hard-coded into the template through the inclusion of a single language pack in the template language folder for English. What I did was to create my own ...
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Tagged items blog layout

This is now a core feature in Joomla 3.8, i.e. filtering articles category blog layout with tags.
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Override Global CSS within Article

There are a lot of resources in this site about overriding CSS. Depending on your template and overall site/page configuration, you might be able to just do this by using a unique css selector that ...
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Active menu items on page scroll with fullpage.js

You need to override the output of your menu module. Assuming you are using the Joomla core mod_menu, then: Copy the default.php from modules/mod_menu/tmpl/ Paste it to templates/YOUR_TEMPLATE/html/...
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Where to place the file for user registration form

The format of the first one is correct, but I am guessing the template name is wrong. Generally YOOtheme names them yoo_name, so double check that. /templates/yoo_templatename/html/com_users/...
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Joomla - Custom fields in Backend - Template override

Custom Fields are added to forms by System - Fields plugin. Before doing template override I suggest checking out Field Groups feature. Each field group has its own fieldset which results in a ...
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Override output for repeatable custom fields

Here is the solution I came up with for my question: $programs = $fields['programs']->rawvalue; $class = $fields['programs']->params->get('render_class'); $items = json_decode($programs, ...
Mike Hermary's user avatar
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Language Override Include Site Details

You could probably only create such dynamic language strings with a custom plugin. You will probably need a system plugin that is triggered by the event onBeforeRender or onAfterRender. When that ...
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