How to create an code for delete button  in Joomla Front end?

Posted on 2013-12-13
Medium Priority
Last Modified: 2013-12-27
How do I create an Delete button in listview articles in front end. Only want users (login) can delete.

Sorry my English are not so good.

My code - I have made DELETE BUTTON HERE, where I want  it.

 * @package		Joomla.Site
 * @subpackage	com_content
 * @copyright	Copyright (C) 2005 - 2013 Open Source Matters, Inc. All rights reserved.
 * @license		GNU General Public License version 2 or later; see LICENSE.txt

// no direct access
defined('_JEXEC') or die;


// Create some shortcuts.
$params		= &$this->item->params;
$n			= count($this->items);
$listOrder	= $this->escape($this->state->get('list.ordering'));
$listDirn	= $this->escape($this->state->get('list.direction'));

<?php if (empty($this->items)) : ?>

	<?php if ($this->params->get('show_no_articles', 1)) : ?>
	<p><?php echo JText::_('COM_CONTENT_NO_ARTICLES'); ?></p>
	<?php endif; ?>

<?php else : ?>

<form action="<?php echo htmlspecialchars(JFactory::getURI()->toString()); ?>" method="post" name="adminForm" id="adminForm">
	<?php if ($this->params->get('show_headings') || $this->params->get('filter_field') != 'hide' || $this->params->get('show_pagination_limit')) :?>
  <fieldset class="filters">
		<?php if ($this->params->get('filter_field') != 'hide') :?>
		<legend class="hidelabeltxt">
			<?php echo JText::_('JGLOBAL_FILTER_LABEL'); ?>

		<div class="filter-search">
			<label class="filter-search-lbl" for="filter-search"><?php echo JText::_('COM_CONTENT_'.$this->params->get('filter_field').'_FILTER_LABEL').'&#160;'; ?></label>
			<input type="text" name="filter-search" id="filter-search" value="<?php echo $this->escape($this->state->get('list.filter')); ?>" class="inputbox" onchange="document.adminForm.submit();" title="<?php echo JText::_('COM_CONTENT_FILTER_SEARCH_DESC'); ?>" />
		<?php endif; ?>

		<?php if ($this->params->get('show_pagination_limit')) : ?>
		<div class="display-limit">
			<?php echo JText::_('JGLOBAL_DISPLAY_NUM'); ?>&#160;
			<?php echo $this->pagination->getLimitBox(); ?>
		<?php endif; ?>

	<!-- @TODO add hidden inputs -->
		<input type="hidden" name="filter_order" value="" />
		<input type="hidden" name="filter_order_Dir" value="" />
		<input type="hidden" name="limitstart" value="" />
	<?php endif; ?>

	<table class="category">
		<?php if ($this->params->get('show_headings')) :?>
				<d class="list-title" id="tableOrdering">
					<?php  echo JHtml::_('grid.sort', 'JGLOBAL_TITLE', 'a.title', $listDirn, $listOrder) ; ?>

				<?php if ($date = $this->params->get('list_show_date')) : ?>
				<td class="list-date" id="tableOrdering2">
					<?php if ($date == "created") : ?>
						<?php echo JHtml::_('grid.sort', 'COM_CONTENT_'.$date.'_DATE', 'a.created', $listDirn, $listOrder); ?>
					<?php elseif ($date == "modified") : ?>
						<?php echo JHtml::_('grid.sort', 'COM_CONTENT_'.$date.'_DATE', 'a.modified', $listDirn, $listOrder); ?>
					<?php elseif ($date == "published") : ?>
						<?php echo JHtml::_('grid.sort', 'COM_CONTENT_'.$date.'_DATE', 'a.publish_up', $listDirn, $listOrder); ?>
					<?php endif; ?>
				<?php endif; ?>

				<?php if ($this->params->get('list_show_author', 1)) : ?>
				<th class="list-author" id="tableOrdering3">
					<?php echo JHtml::_('grid.sort', 'JAUTHOR', 'author', $listDirn, $listOrder); ?>
                 DELETE BUTTON HERE
				<?php endif; ?>
		<?php endif; ?>


		<?php foreach ($this->items as $i => $article) : ?>
			<?php if ($this->items[$i]->state == 0) : ?>
				<tr class="system-unpublished cat-list-row<?php echo $i % 2; ?>">
			<?php else: ?>
				<tr class="cat-list-row<?php echo $i % 2; ?>" >
			<?php endif; ?>
				<?php if (in_array($article->access, $this->user->getAuthorisedViewLevels())) : ?>

					<td class="list-title" width="300">
						<a href="<?php echo JRoute::_(ContentHelperRoute::getArticleRoute($article->slug, $article->catid)); ?>">
							<?php echo $this->escape($article->title); ?></a>
						<?php if ($article->params->get('access-edit')) : ?>
						<ul class="actions">
							<li class="edit-icon">
								<?php echo JHtml::_('icon.edit', $article, $params); ?>
						<?php endif; ?>

					<?php if ($this->params->get('list_show_date')) : ?>
					<td class="list-date">
						<?php echo JHtml::_('date', $article->displayDate, $this->escape(
						$this->params->get('date_format', JText::_('DATE_FORMAT_LC3')))); ?>

					<?php endif; ?>

					<?php if ($this->params->get('list_show_author', 1)) : ?>
					<td colspan="2" class="list-author">
						<?php if(!empty($article->author) || !empty($article->created_by_alias)) : ?>
							<?php $author =  $article->author ?>
							<?php $author = ($article->created_by_alias ? $article->created_by_alias : $author);?>

							<?php if (!empty($article->contactid ) &&  $this->params->get('link_author') == true):?>
								<?php echo JHtml::_(
								); ?>

							<?php else :?>
								<?php echo JText::sprintf('COM_CONTENT_WRITTEN_BY', $author); ?>
							<?php endif; ?>
						<?php endif; ?>
					<?php endif; ?>
				<?php else : // Show unauth links. ?>
							echo $this->escape($article->title).' : ';
							$menu		= JFactory::getApplication()->getMenu();
							$active		= $menu->getActive();
							$itemId		= $active->id;
							$link = JRoute::_('index.php?option=com_users&view=login&Itemid='.$itemId);
							$returnURL = JRoute::_(ContentHelperRoute::getArticleRoute($article->slug));
							$fullURL = new JURI($link);
							$fullURL->setVar('return', base64_encode(urlencode($returnURL)));
						<a href="<?php echo $fullURL; ?>" class="register">
							<?php echo JText::_( 'COM_CONTENT_REGISTER_TO_READ_MORE' ); ?></a>
				<?php endif; ?>
		<?php endforeach; ?>
<?php endif; ?>

<?php // Code to add a link to submit an article. ?>
<?php if ($this->category->getParams()->get('access-create')) : ?>
	<?php echo JHtml::_('icon.create', $this->category, $this->category->params); ?>
<?php  endif; ?>

<?php // Add pagination links ?>
<?php if (!empty($this->items)) : ?>
	<?php if (($this->params->def('show_pagination', 2) == 1  || ($this->params->get('show_pagination') == 2)) && ($this->pagination->get('pages.total') > 1)) : ?>
	<div class="pagination">

		<?php if ($this->params->def('show_pagination_results', 1)) : ?>
		 	<p class="counter">
				<?php echo $this->pagination->getPagesCounter(); ?>
		<?php endif; ?>

		<?php echo $this->pagination->getPagesLinks(); ?>
	<?php endif; ?>

<?php  endif; ?>

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lenamtl earned 1500 total points
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This is not possible without a lot of customization.

You can create special user group with edit state permission, then they will be able to change article status as trashed or unpublished, but they won't be able to Empty the trash.

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