Why Joomla query variables with ampersands are truncated

The query variables in a URL (a GET request) are made up of, as you know, variable-name=value pairs and delimited with an ampersand character (&). For example:

More on upgrading plugins to Joomla 1.6

My previous video outlined some of the changes that are required to make a plugin install in Joomla 1.6. There are a number of other modifications that are required concerning changes to event names that the extension developer needs to be aware of in order for plugins to work successfully in Joomla 1.6.

Today I am proud to announce the launch of a new site: learn.theartofjoomla.com. This site aims to be the premiere learning centre for Joomla 1.5 and Joomla 1.6 extension development. It contains new Joomla 1.6 training videos, in high-quality HD 720p format, and our Joomla 1.5 developer reference has also moved to this new home and expanded. To celebrate the launch, we are offering our 6 month subscription for a special price of only AU$55 - that’s nearly half price.

ArtofUser 1.1.0 Released

ArtofUser Version 1.1, an advanced backend user manager for Joomla 1.5, is available for immediate and free download. This version includes new features for adding user notes and blocking enhancements, invaluable for any Joomla site managing complex user dynamics like forums, social networks and intranets.

ArtofEditor 1.0.4 Released

ArtofEditor Version 1.0.4, a WYSIWYG editor plugin for Joomla 1.5 and 1.6 based on the very popular CKEditor, has now been released. This version includes updates to the latest version of CKEditor 3.5.

Joomla development 206 - Adding Component Access Controls - Part 2

This lesson implements the necessary code to set permissions in a Joomla component.

Joomla development 205 - Adding Component Access Controls - Part 1

This lesson looks at the theory behind the access control system in Joomla 2.5 and Joomla 3.