Unanswered Questions

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Reverse Caching Support using nginx

How can I implement Reverse Caching Support using nginx mentioned in Joomla 3.6 features? Joomla! 3.6 now supports reverse caching proxies like Varnish or an NGINX caching proxy. These help to ...
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How to use OpenSearch?

Forgive my ignorance about OpenSearch, but after providing the OpenSearch name and description, I have no idea how to see if it's in effect, or where to see evidence that the site is "openly" ...
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Install packages to "Administrator" location in Extension Manager

Is there a way that extension packages can be installed using the "administrator" client option or similar in a manifest file? I've made an installer package purely for the backend and I'd like it to ...
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(4.1 -> 4.2) Attempted to load class TemplateComponent from namespace Joomla\Component\Administrator\Extension calling $app->getTemplate

I have a file test.php that manually loads the Joomla framework and prints template parameters. <?php // test.php, located in the same directory that index.php is define('_JEXEC', 1); define('...
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How to make "Two Factor Authentication" mandatory for all admin users

I had enabled "two factor authentication" on a site with the Google Authentication Plugin, but discovered that an old administrator was still logging in to the admin. It turns out that if ...
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Getting Category's custom fields in a blog view

I'm trying to get the custom fields value of a category in a blog view. I have try the article item method but on the child item (supposed to be the current category item in the loop) : JLoader::...
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Joomla An error has occurred. 0 JForm::validateField() rule `number` missing. Return to Control Panel

Got An error has occurred. 0 JForm::validateField() rule number missing. Return to Control Panel while tying to change email id and Name from mail settings in joomla's Global Configuration>...
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Joomla 4 Pre-Update Check Database Fail

I installed Joomla on my webhost (Siteground) using the one-click installer package. I'm currently on v4.3.2 Everything appears to be working as expected apart from the Joomla update option. It keeps ...
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Migrate Users from Joomla 3 to Joomla 4 with same UserIds and Passwords

So I successfully migrated users from a Joomla 3 database into a Joomla 4 database. I am hoping there is a nicer way if anyone has done it. In particular, I couldn't work out how to create a user ...
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Joomla 4 - Check if Alias is Unique

I'm trying to develop a Joomla 4 component and I almost completed it, but I have issues to save an item when the Alias is not Unique. In the database, I've set up this: CREATE UNIQUE INDEX aliasindex ...
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The quickest way to get the POST object in Joomla 3 & 4

I've been creating a lot of webservices API endpoints in Joomla 4 lately and wanted to ask: "What's the simplest, fastest, most practical way to get the entire POST object when a controller ...
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Why can I not use a params variable for the JText translation constant?

I'm working on a component, and within the component configuration I have a selector for the admin to choose the date format to use when displaying items. It seems to me a perfect use-case for ...
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How to create custom filter type option for a custom field to extend the custom fields in Joomla?

I'm trying to figure out how to add/extend the "Filter" options for a Custom Field. I first started looking to see if I could figure out where I could add my own filter to the list of ...
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JHtml::_('bootstrap.renderModal',,,); Joomla Bootstrap List of all parameters that can be used?

First I want to thank @Lodder and @Irfan for the below code which helped out a lot. The code below will create a button that launches a native Joomla Bootstrap modal. $modalTitle = 'myModal'; $...
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Unable to get (site) template params from my module's backend

Someone at stackoverflow recommend I ask the question here, apologies if this is considered cross-posting... OVERVIEW I am developing a set of custom templates and a set of custom modules. The ...

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