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How to get the intro image of a joomla article
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That code is looking in the article text you need to is in the images call. It is json encoded so you have to decoded it first. $images = json_decode($this->item->images); echo $images->...

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Where can I find Joomla usage statistics?
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You have to be careful with any of the reported data below and see it as data relative to that source data. No web service knows exactly the make up of the internet by cms or any technology as all the ...

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Exclude specific articles / categories from smart search
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The smart search component does an index of your sites pages, so makes a new list just to search from. The normal search searches your live articles. This means you can go in to the index and remove ...

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Unknown code in my site - am i hacked?
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As an easy non developer coding way to check and get your site un hacked try the good joomla https://watchful.li/ site that scans joomla or https://mysites.guru/ (formerly myjoomla.com) also can help.

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RESTful API to manage article
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There is no out of the box Joomla API but the team are working on a Web Services part for maybe Joomla 3.6 or soon after. This will then have full oAuth api services. I believe it will be based on the ...

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Redirects aren't working from com_redirect
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I have not tested it with Redirect Component but you can not redirect url with GET parameters as they get passed in a different variable in Apache. So your source would be ignored. You would need to ...

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Unknown code in my site - am i hacked?
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A good way I also have found is if you have regular Akeeba Backups or ftp dumps of your site is to extract them into a local directory, one from say a week or two before and one after your hack. Then ...

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Dynamic JS and CSS combining without JCH Optimize
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Other alternatives you could use are glup or Grunt. These would work outside of joomla, by setting it up with the files to use. It would though not easily manage css and js from extensions that JCH ...

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Gzip compression for files outside the template
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Have a look at the source html in the browser for your homepage. If you see a line like this /plugins/system/jch_optimize/assets/nz/1/0/486f81270d21c22c4aee77df7e.js this is a file JCH has ...

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gtmetrix and pagespeed low score
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I Would say you could make some of you images smaller: http://www.livemedia24.com/media/k2/items/cache/32e0741e68cabc7552333046597de1b4_XL.jpg Is 247KB but it is not massive, it just should have a ...

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Akeeba based backups, remote backup options/best practices
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With the remote backup you want to switch to breaking the archive up into chunks. You need to experiment with the server set up you have. Basically php and FTP timeout and so you loose all the upload ...

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How to block Joomla Unknown Bots
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You could also look at one of the cdn attack scanning services like Incapsula. It does mean altering your dns but they have a good screen and Joomla support for which I can login to their page and ...

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How to change Joomla article link?
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If you wanted to add the "menu-2/" to the path then make a menu item and then move the article menu item to have this as the "parent" it's a drop down menu on the left when editing the menu item. You ...

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Best Joomla 3 extension to add microformat SEO metadata
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You can use ITPMeta to crawl and add extra social meta tags For in article microformat you can use J4Schema which adds a button to JCE editor.

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Implementing sticky articles
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Another option you could try if you wanted to do an Override template would be to duplicate the output of results and make the first just featured articles and the second order by date. Or for the ...

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Joomla 3.3 specific menu item nofollow
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If I dont want to make a new menu module for a task like this I tend to reuse the class on the item. Then in a mod_menu override I then put an (if strpos($item->anchor_css, 'no-follow') !== false) { #...

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How do I remove "BY SUPER USER" from Facebook shared Joomla article?
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With a site with content after setup I will often make a second user for the content. I usually ask the client "who do you want the main author name to be?". Then I can go to the articles and change ...

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Migrating Joomla 2.5 site to 3.3
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It is worth also doing this check to turn Remember Me off Still required to turn Remember me off when migrating from 2.5 to 3.x? And probably turning off all added non core extensions and then back ...

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Scaling Joomla with Database read write splitting
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Another speed improvement option would be to put Nginx in front of it as a reverse proxy. This would reduce a lot of database access as the common pages would never go to joomla and mysql Cant find ...

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