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Questions tagged [joomla]

Questions about CiviCRM specific to its installation on Joomla. General questions about Joomla are off-topic but can be asked on Joomla Stack Exchange.

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How is CiviCRM different in Drupal, Joomla, and WordPress?

I understand that CiviCRM is the same app regardless of which CMS it runs under. But I've been told that there are important differences in the way it integrates with the three. What are the main ...
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How Do I Fix Mail Send Stopping at 500 Sends?

When using Civi Mail, we have a recurring issue wherein the system stops sending emails at 500 sends. The job shows as incomplete. It is not a php timeout, as the hosting company (https://www.rochen....
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cms.root.path error after upgrade to 4.7 (Joomla)

I upgraded two installations of CiviCRM 4.6.11 to 4.7 on the same server. Both upgraded fine, but now have the following errors: 1) Systems Settings --> CMS Database integration shows nothing (no ...
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Unable to create label format for membership card

I'm trying to configure printing of a membership card directly from Civi using a custom mailing label format. Here's what I've done so far: Created a custom label format with the parameters for Avery ...
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Missing CKEditor & config button

I've looked at several previous posts, but it's not clear to me if they relate to the issue I'm experiencing. Just updated to CiviCRM 5.8.1 on Joomla 3.9.1. Currently the HTML editor is missing on ...
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How do I set the time zones in order to correct mismatched Timestamps for MySQL and PHP?

I currently have a warning on Environment settings. Timestamps reported by MySQL and PHP are mismatched.
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Installing CiviCRM - best security practices

I am new to CiviCRM and want to use it on a Joomla website. The question I have is how is the best way to make sure, that the CiviCRM user data is secure? I am thinking about installing CiviCRM in ...
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How can I reference a contact's Drupal/Wordpress/Joomla account with a CiviMail token?

From time to time we need to send messages through CiviMail that include a contact's CMS (Drupal/Wordpress/Joomla) username or ID. How can we add this to the available tokens?
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Why are all bulk mailings delayed by 5 hours?

Using CiviMail in Civi 4.7.29, any bulk email is delayed by 5 hours. The cron commands are received every 30 minutes, and are acknowledged by Civi on the status page. Have checked that php, joomla ...
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How delete billing address fields on contributing page?

for example https://civicrm.org/contribute joomla + civicrm we want to keep only values: Select your contribution amount below Contribution Amount $ 25.00 $ 50.00 $ 100.00 $ 200.00 $ 500.00 Email ...
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Hosting provider claims normal use of CiviCRM is “brute force attack”

In using CiviCRM on a shared server with a local hosting provider, my IP address continually gets blocked by the server's security script. According to my provider my [legitimate CiviCRM] activity is ...
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After security update civi admin menu has twinned support menu-heading

Today I updated civicrm (4.6.8 to 4.6.9) on a Joomla website (version 3.4.4). All went well I was told in screen-messages. However after the update I now see the menu Support heading twice. Both ...
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Contribution receipt showing no fields

We are using CiviCRM 4.7.10 on Joomla 3.6.2. The contribution receipt isn't showing any field data, except amount and date, though it does show the intro text put into he Contribution form. This ...
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cannot select profile for online event registration after upgrading civi on Joomla

I've just upgraded CIVI on Joomla 3.4.1 from CiviCRM 4.5.3 to CiviCRM 4.6.9 and find that I can no longer select profiles to use for online event registrations when setting up an event. I also find ...
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Directory path problem on 4.7.30 upgrade

On upgrade to 4.7.30 (Joomla) the status message tells me of path problems. For example, that the directories are not writeable or do not exist. When I try to check/set the directories I get ...
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Problem with CiviMail Menu on Joomla 3.4.1 - CiviCRM 4.6.2

I upgraded to CiviCRM 4.6.2 on Joomla 3.4.1 last week. Everything seemed to work fine, however, when I tried to send out a New Email today, the CiviMail page did not display, the CiviCRM menu did not ...
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Why am I getting no values when using REST api?

I've mainly used the php apis in the past but I would like to use the REST API. I added an api key to the contact record, and I attempted to use the really simple example in the documentation. Yet I ...
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Platform independent Webform CiviCRM

Is there any work being done on a platform independent Webform CiviCRM or equivalent? Our site is heavily invested in Joomla but we just can't seem to get CiviCRM to fit our needs without the ...
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Best strategy to restoring backup by importing csv file

Running CiviCRM latest on Joomla latest, Dutch translation, locally on Windows 8.1 and xampp, online with hosting; Joomla and CiviCRM installed and working. Now I would like to backup the complete ...
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Exclude contacts from report based on membership they have

I want to make a report that only shows contacts that don't have any of the listed membership id. The following SQL code filters the memberships, but still lists contacts that have other memberships, ...
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Uncaught CRM Core_Exception Transaction/Manager.php

Joomla 3.4.3 CiviCRM 4.6.4 Apache/2.4.12 (Unix) 5.5.43-MariaDB PHP 5.4.41 Attempt to quickedit existing entry and get "Network Error -- Unable to reach the server. Please refresh this page in your ...
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contribute page for membership admin use only

I am using Civicrm 4.6 with Joomla! 2.5 I am looking to port our existing manual membership to civicrm. I have set up the membership categories and creating new memberships through the civicrm backend ...
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Return after login going through contribution flow doens't bring up contribution page

Going through contribution flow reach point where user needs to log in If you would like to create an account on this site, check the box below and enter a Username and a password. If you already ...
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New CiviMail does not use the 'CMS editor' set in 'Display settings'

We recently upgraded to 4.6.2 but CiviMail does not present the Joomla Default WYSIWYG editor like it did in previous versions but only displays the CKEditor. We are using JCE editor and it's ability ...
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CiviCRM Joomla Demo Site

How do we volunteer to help maintain CiviCRM demo sites, such as the one for Joomla? I noticed that an extensions directory hasn't been created and set yet and it would be cool to be able to test out ...
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Kcfinder: Will not browse

In CiviMail 4.6.10 on Joomla 3.4.5, clicking on Browse Server button opens Kcfinder popup window. Kcfinder is contained in CKeditor insert image toolbar function. No images populate and internal links ...
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CiviCase css problem (Joomla version) after upgrade to 4.7.14

There is a problem with css class "label" in CiviCase. This affects the CiviCase dashboard and custom fields in the Case view panel. I think this only affects the Joomla version of CiviCRM 4.7.14.
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Error on running cron job for mailing process on CivicRM 4.7.8

Running the php cli for the mailing process, got the failure Entity: job Action: process_mailing Summary Finished execution of Send Scheduled Mailings with result: Failure, Error message: API ...
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Joomla Backend (Admin), CIVI White Page after installation

I have a fresh Installation of joomla and civicrm: civiCRM = civicrm-4.6.2-joomla.zip The Installation went well, however I just receive a white (blank) page calling civicrm from the admin_>...
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Remove Unnecessary Fields from Contact and from Activities

There are areas where an Individual record is opened or used in the Activities. I think there should be an option for their removal. For example when creating individual records; We have not used the ...
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How to change the encoding in pdf documents?

How to change the encoding in pdf documents? Cyrillic characters are not displayed in my pdf documents. To display them, you need to change the encoding. Please tell me which file can this be done? I ...
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DB Error: unknown error - [debug_info] => INSERT INTO civicrm_contact

it's fresh install of CiviCrm into my Joomla, run with UniserverZ (assume all Apps are in latest version) When I clicked CiviCRM, in Components, there was a DB Error: unknown error In the joomla/...
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Can't create more than 26 events in CiviEvents (or view on dashboard)

No matter what I do, I can't create more than 26 events in CiviEvent. It seems this might have happened in the latest CiviCRM update because I already have more than 26 events, but only 26 are visible ...
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Upgrade from 4.7.14 to 4.7.15 failed on Database Upgrade

I tried to upgrade from 4.7.14 to 4.7.15 today. I followed the instructions 1 - 3 in the documentation. Everything looked good up to that point. I got a message that installation was successful. ...
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Why is Joomla demo site showing it is using 4.6.0?

Following up on this question I checked and confirm that the joomla demo site shows it is on 4.6.0 and has 'security releases' available
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CiviVolunteer:running on Joomla screen blank, only see header “CiviVolunteer”

I have a civi 5.8.2 install running on Joomla 3.9.1 (unilingual), I have installed CiviVolunteer and I am trying to enable the volunteer Opportunity Listing. I have installed: Angular Profiles (org....
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CiviCRM on Joomla: How to allow multiple users to add contcts, etc?

I'm new to CiviCRM and am setting it up for the first time. I've got it installed on Joomla 3.4, and most of it seems to be working OK. What I'd like to be able to do is to provide logins to a group ...
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Is CiviCase suited for this scenario?

CiviCRM Version : 4.6.10 Joomla Version : 3.4.5 Is CiviCase suited for the following scenario? If so, out of the box? Or would it need to be extended? Scenario: Member opens a case (on front-end) ...
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Message: “CiviCRM does not have permission to write temp files” after login into back-end Joomla

My host updated PHP to 5.5. last night. Now, I can't login to my Joomla back-end because of an error. It says that CiviCRM does not have permission to write temp files. What can I do to make sure ...
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How can I allow multiple petition signatures from the same computer?

I have a petition in CiviCRM - Joomla that is working great. We use it as a 'Contact Us' form. If different people want to use the same public computer to submit the form, they will get a 'duplicate'...
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Compatibility problem with Joomla 3.8.7 and Civicrm 5.0.1 that affects Cron

On my last question How to setup Cron in Civicrm- local server I found out Joomla.php is having problem. i used curl or cli to run cron both does not work, here are the errors: initial error require(...
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CiviEvent : display future and past events

I have two issues on a Joomla website, I want to display future and past events from the CiviEvent component on the front-end but it doesn't work. Future events: the website only displays the next ...
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DB Error under Languages, Currency, Location

We need some help we using CiviCRM version 4.7.20 on Joomla version 3.7.2 and I try to set up the German languages, with no success: On Administer – Localization – Languages, Currency, Location this ...
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How to upload multiple files to be downloaded by contacts in frontend

I'm running CiviCRM 4.7.7. on Joomla for a Sport Club in which athletes have access to his licences, anual documents, reglaments, etc. from frontend. In configuration we have added some custom fields ...
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Mailings Scheduler fails after upgrade to 4.7.1

After upgrading to 4.7.1 (Joomla) I get the following error in the Mailing Scheduler log when activated by cron: Finished execution of Mailings scheduler with result: Failure, Error message: API ...
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How to set super-user privileges in CiviCRM for MySQL? CiviCRM requesting for multilanguage support

I have properly installed CiviCRM 10.0, PHP version 7.2, in Joomla 3.6.5 on Linux shared hosting. Works perfectly! Now that we have configure the Spanish language in Joomla and in CiviCRM set to "...
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Randomize display of results from a Proxmity Search

We are using civiCRM 4.7.25 with Joomla 3.8.1 We have a proximity search to allow people to find nearby members of an national association. The proximity search returns matching members ...
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Renewal Link Results In Too Many Redirects Error

I'm trying to setup membership renewals for an organisation I've just migrated over to CiviCRM, all of the membership details seem to have been imported correctly (dates and details show correctly). ...
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Cant Change “Accept profile submissions from external sites” to No

I'm getting two errors when logging into the Civi admin back-end. The first is Remote Profiles Enabled Warning: External profile support (aka "HTML Snippet" support) is enabled in >system ...
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Migrating user data from Community Builder

We have a very large user database using Community Builder. After installing CiviCRM, it doesn't appear to be recognizing any of the data from Community Builder. Is there a migration tool or procedure ...