Install Joomla 3.X or 3.3

Install Joomla 3.3 Installing Joomla 3 can be simple. This tutorial shows the complete setup of Joomla 3.3. 1) Download Joomla from Joomla.org. 2) Extract the zip file and move the files and folders to your desired location. 3) Create a database. It can be any name you want. 4) Open the root folder for[…]

Disable Joomla Extension Manager and Extensions

Do Not Allow Joomla Extensions To Be Installed For Joomla 1.5 -3.X When you develop a website and allow a user to have Administrator or Super Administrator privileges, you may want to alter the back end so that Extensions cannot be installed at a later date. You may have various reasons for doing so. For[…]

Fix Joomla Website From Hack

Fix Hacked Joomla Website Although Joomla can be a convenient platform to develop websites, it can be a rats nest to fix after code had been injected into your website. For this reason, it is often easiest to start over, rather than chasing after the files which are doing the damage. In a nutshell, the[…]

Add Iframes To Joomla 2.5 Modules

Adding an iframe to a Joomla 2.5 module can allow you place code that with made with an html or php file into the existing module. For example, you may want to recycle a php form that was made with a different php / mySQL application and use it in a Joomla page. To add[…]

Custom Joomla Iframes in Modules

Adding Iframes To Joomla Module When you work with Joomla modules, you can use installed modules or custom modules. Custom modules use the default Joomla editor and can be used to add custom code like div tags, text, images and css. However, you can use your custom modules to display an iframe from another folder,[…]

Basic Joomla Component File Structure

Joomla Component Setup Joomla components are built to use within the Joomla frontend and backend. One folder within the administrator folder is used to display the component when logged into the administrator backend while another folder is located inside the components folder. Bot folders contain the name of the component; such as as com_componentname. However,[…]

Joomla Module Database Query

Joomla Database Query in Module or Extension The code belows how arrays can be fetched from a database with Joomla and pure php / mysql. The main differences in syntax are the databse connection variable and the naming of the database table. The two examples below clearly show the differences. JOOMLA $db =& JFactory::getDBO(); $query[…]

Joomla Database Query With Objects

Joomla Database Query in Module or Extension The code belows how objects can be fetched from a database with Joomla and pure php / mysql. The main differences in syntax are the database connection variable and the naming of the database table. The two examples below clearly show the differences. JOOMLA $db =& JFactory::getDBO(); $query[…]

Creating Joomla Modules Quickly

Fast Development Joomla Modules With decent mysql database skills, solid PHP programming skills and knowledge of the Joomla framework, you can develope Joomla modules rather quickly. The key is to build a template which can create queries and relational database queries for the tables in the Joomla framework. Once you have that, you can query[…]

Install Joomla 2.5

How To Install Joomla 2.5 1) Download Joomla 2.5 from joomla.org 2) Create a new folder in wamp directory or web server 3) Copy and Paste Joomla 2.5 zip files inside folder 4) Extract file 5) Go to the url like http://localhost/joomla or example.com 6) Install the cms 7) Select Language >Next >Next >Next 8)[…]