Why are Joomla url query strings commonly delimited with “&” instead of “&”?

I often see Joomla url querystrings with & delimiters between key-value pairs instead of the standard &. In a previous question, How to make my Editor plugin (type: editors-xtd) survive after updates?, I demonstrated the call of http_build_query() (which I think more Joomla developers should adopt as standard practice to improve code readability and stability)…

Dialog modal stops working when updating a block (panel pane, mini-panel, Views. etc) with ajax

I’ve been using Dialog for a while now, and this is an example of my standard way of requesting a form to be rendered in Dialog popup: $class = array(); $attributes = array(); drupal_add_library(‘dialog’, ‘drupal.dialog.ajax’); drupal_add_library(‘system’, ‘drupal.ajax’); $attributes[‘data-dialog’] = ‘true’; $attributes[‘data-dialog-options’] = ‘{“width”:”50%”}’; $class[] = ‘use-ajax’; $attributes[‘class’] = $class; $output = ”; $output .= l($value,…