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Author Topic: Cannot edit modules from front end.  (Read 614 times)
randelld
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« on: February 26, 2018, 11:20:20 AM »

Hi,
I have edit modules set in admin.
When I login front end I get the edit icon. I click on it and the page refreshes but I don't get the edit box come up.

Any ideas please
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« Reply #1 on: February 27, 2018, 08:54:02 AM »

Hello,

That is most likely because you don't have the component/content area shown on the page, by default it is turned off with this template because it's not used on the homepage. This is controlled under Main/Layout/Output Component Area (in the middle of the page). This is a limitation within Joomla, which forces the edit screen to be in the component area on the page you are on, rather than opening in its own page. Without the area being shown on the homepage there's no way to display it. You can turn it on under the area I mentioned but then you would have a blank space waiting for an article or component on your homepage.

As a general practice, I don't recommend editing modules from the frontend anyway. They are much easier to manage from the backend of Joomla.
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« Reply #2 on: March 01, 2018, 09:59:35 AM »

Thanks Mike
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