Category Archives: Akeeba

Best WordPress Backup Solution – Akeeba

I have used Akeeba for years for Joomla and made moving and backup up sites so easy. I started purchasing the Pro version so I could exclude various directories and back up to Amazon Web Services. With the use of … 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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Disable or turn off Akeeba Backup Before Updating Joomla

I needed to update to Joomla 3.7 and every time I did it ran an Akeeba backup. I already ran the back up before I started, so I just wanted to update the Joomla core. You can do this by … Continue reading

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I recently updated virtumart in a Joomla 3.6.5 site and got the following error. 1054 Unknown column ‘product_stockhandle’ in ‘field list’ SQL=UPDATE `#__virtuemart_products` SET `virtuemart_vendor_id`=’1′, It was longer than that, but I needed to fix the site so I don’t … Continue reading

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Akeeba For WordPress – Kickstart AJAX Loading Error 500

Moving a customers WordPress site to a new hosting plan I ran into this error. This turned out to be an semi-easy fix. The website size was too large for the hosting. Well not really; however, Akeeba requires 2.5 times … Continue reading

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Akeeba Backup In Joomla 3.6.2 To 3.6.4 – ERROR: The archive file is corrupt, truncated or archive parts are missing

I was struggling with this issue of upgrading a 3.6.2 site on a WAMP / localhost install. I would select to upgrade, Akeeba backup ran, the upgrade would crash with percent done as “NAN” or “not a number”. The fix … Continue reading

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[Solved] – Joomla log into administrator area – Fatal error: Class ‘FOF30\Container\Container’ not found

My local version worked perfectly; however, when I tried to log into the administrative area I got the following error. Fatal error: Class ‘FOF30\Container\Container’ not found…. This article helped me to get started. https://www.akeebabackup.com/support/akeeba-backup-3x/23141-fatal-error-in-administration.html Basically I deleted the directory “plugins/quickicon/akeebabackup”. … Continue reading

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Joomla 3.6.2 – The most recent request was denied because it contained an invalid security token.

When the Joomla 3.6.2 update finalizes I get the following message. The most recent request was denied because it contained an invalid security token. Please refresh the page and try again. I just delete out everything in the URL after … Continue reading

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Joomla 3.6.2 update – Email Cloak Fix

Another Joomla! update just two days after the 3.6.1 update. It is getting stressful to stay on top of all these update and the pitfalls one can encounter. Here are some tips I have come across this morning. Joomla –¬†https://docs.joomla.org/J3.x:Updating_from_an_existing_version … Continue reading

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[Solved] – Akeeba for WordPress – The output directory is not writable

I had to move a WordPress site from a test server to my localhost. When I finished my changes I went to run an Akeeba backup, but got the error that the default directory wasn’t writable. I found this article … Continue reading

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