Author Archives: Grimey

Using An Image For Joomla Search Button

This should be a really simple thing, but does seem to be. I wanted to use an icon for my search button. In the module I set “Use an Image” to yes, but this did nothing. My first search lead … Continue reading

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Joomla – Fabrik – 0 Unable to connect to the Database:

I had a Fabrik project that I wanted so show someone and when I got there I saw this message. 0 Unable to connect to the Database: This driver is unsupported in PHP 7, please use the MySQLi or PDO … Continue reading

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Screen Ruler In Firefox

I often need to know the viewport or screen size when developing the style sheet for a site. It took a little bit to understand where to find the built in screen ruler in Firefox. Here are steps. Hit f12 … Continue reading

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Joomla Kickstart Restore – Blank White Page

Moved site from Localhost to Godaddy hosting and after I restored the site I got a completely blank screen in both the front end and backend. The source was completely blank. I found this on OSTraining.com that let me see … Continue reading

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Theme cannot be used Gantry Hydrogen WordPress Site

I love blogging in WordPress, but often like Joomla to build sites. I have been playing around with Gantry’s Hydrogen template in Joomla and have been using it to build a new site for myself. My blog is in WordPress … Continue reading

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CSS :not selector – who know…

I never knew this existed. I am pretty sure I could have used it once or twice. Here is what Mozilla has to say about it. https://developer.mozilla.org/en-US/docs/Web/CSS/:not I hope this helps someone else out there…  

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Joomla Extension For Pop Ups

Some websites do a great job of getting your attention for a product but gives the user the power to get rid of the popup at their leisure. I stumble upon this site where the developer has created an awesome … Continue reading

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Install Joomla Akeeba Pro – Automated Backups

I have done this before; however, some times you need a re-fresher. I started with Localhost version. My Local Environment is Windows 7 running WAMP. I used “Task Scheduler” to be my local Cron service.  I start by right-clicking on … Continue reading

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Facebook Apps / Joomla Modules No Longer Working

We use a couple of Modules in Joomla that tap into Facebook events. This week these broke. Facebook put out an official statement about cracking down on abuse. https://newsroom.fb.com/news/2018/03/cracking-down-on-platform-abuse/ Facebook is reviewing all their apps. They are turning off apps … Continue reading

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Responsive IFrame In Joomla 3

This is an issue that I have come across many times and I really liked this last solution I found from this site. http://howtosurvivejoomla.altervista.org/tutorial/5-responsive-articles-iframe I use the JCE pro and had a little trouble following the article, but the author … Continue reading

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