Joomla Manifest Files for Extensions

May 13, 2022

All Joomla extensions have XML manifest files (<extension_name>.xml). This file is located in the root directory of the installation package. It include general installation information and parameters for the extension.

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How to Filter Users

April 29, 2022

Users can be filtered by four types: basic user information, user group & custom fields, statistics and aggregate statistics. You can add multiple conditions.

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How to Create Joomla Task Scheduler Plugin

April 28, 2022

Joomla! included Task Scheduler from the version Joomla! 4.1. It helps to automate repetitive and routine tasks for for a wide variety of maintenance and reporting tasks.

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How to Create Joomla 4.x Plugin

April 14, 2022

Plugins are easily installed as a .zip file but a correctly formatted XML file must be included. The object-oriented way of writing plugins involves writing a subclass of CMSPlugin.

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Content and Columns

April 11, 2022

All Joomla articles or content is stored in one database table organised into different categories. However, in this extension, the content is stored in different database tables.

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TF Articles Module Configuration

April 02, 2022

You can display Joomla articles in three layouts: list, blog or card.

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Searching for a Pattern Using preg_match()

March 16, 2022

The preg_match() function searches a string for a specific pattern, returning TRUE if it exists and FALSE otherwise.

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Searching Array Using preg_grep()

March 12, 2022

The preg_grep() function searches all elements of an array, returning an array consisting of all elements matching a certain pattern.

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Joomla calendar Form Field Type

March 10, 2022

The calendar form field type provides a text box for entry of a date. An icon next to the text box provides a link to a pop-up calendar, which can also be used to enter the date value. If the field has a saved value this is shown in the text box. Otherwise the default value, if any, is displayed.

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Retrieve DNS Resource Records - dns_get_record()

March 08, 2022

The dns_get_record() function returns an array consisting of various DNS resource records pertinent to a specific domain.

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Check for Existence of DNS Records - checkdnsrr()

March 04, 2022

The Domain Name System (DNS) is what allows you to use domain names (e.g., in place of the corresponding IP address, such as The domain names and their complementary IP addresses are stored on domain name servers, which are interspersed across the globe.

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Web Services and PHP

March 01, 2022

Web Services are typically application programming interfaces (APIs) or web APIs that are accessed via Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP) and executed on a remote system hosting the requested services.

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