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Lost for Joomla 2.5 setup

Lost for Joomla 2.5 setup

Version info..
Joomla 2.5.8
VM 2.0.12f
template yoo_balance

My question is about just getting metamod to work, this is my second attempt at it and I just cant get it, its frustrating because I see all the great feedback on the JED so i know it has to work but I don't see anything about setting it up for 2.5.. anyway hes what I have tried.

I installed with extension manager (no problems).
Go to the module manager and set it to the position I want it in (aside).
Enable metamod.
Hide the title.
Module assignemt = one page(a VM category menu item).
The first basic option I set up is the quick module position or id, I set "96" the id of the module I want to display in aside.
then for the PHP I type....

$vm = JomGenius("virtuemart");
if ( $vm->check( "pagetype = productdetails" ) ) return 96;

I want the module 96 to appear only on product pages.

Hopefully this is all the info you need and hopefully you see what I am doing wrong.

site is under development still but you can still see it at jiusite.net/tablet

Edited By: courtland
09-Nov-12 23:17:01

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Re: Lost for Joomla 2.5 setup

Hi Courtland,

If you're using PHP code, then don't put anything into the Quick Module ID/Position Include box. Just leave that empty.

You'll also need to disable the "target" module (96) by setting it to Menu Items: none. That's so that it does not show up until/unless the MetaMod includes it.

That should get you going!

You may also need to set the MetaMod to display on Menu Items: All, depending on your site, and whether VM stays based on that one menu item or not. VM has a nasty habit of moving onto different menu items, so YMMV.

Hope that helps,

Stephen Brandon
MetaMod / Chameleon developer
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