Category Archives: Joomla

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ACYMailing Error 500 Layout listing not found.

I wanted to take this component for a test run. It is always on the top row of “Install from Web” tab. It is a hefty install. When finished I clicked on “Lists” to create a list and got the … Continue reading

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Joomla 3 Image And Links Tab Not Showing

I found a thread in the Joomla Forum about this; however, all their suggestions didn’t help me. https://forum.joomla.org/viewtopic.php?t=949711 I found my answer in the “Article Options” and “Editing Layout” tab. I hope this helps someone else out there…    

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Joomla Site Clean Up Tools

Here is a list of “Tools of the Trade” according to Ben Martin at Sucuri Security. Filezilla (FTP Client) NoScript (Script Blocker) VirtualBox (Virtualization Tool) ublock Origin (Ad Blocker) PHPMyAdmin or Adminer (Database Management) User Agent Switcher Support Forums (ie: … Continue reading

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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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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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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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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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Joomla 2.5 Upgrade To 3.X – Use XXAMP Over WAMP

I started a straight forward upgrade of a Joomla 2.5 site to 3.x. You start with with downloading Joomla 3.5.1 first. Click here to download that package. I used Akeeba Kickstart to restore a copy of the site locally in … Continue reading

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Joomla 3.8 – Error You are not authorised to view this resource.

I got this error because the menu item was set to guest and after a user logged in the error would show. The reason the menu item was set to guest is because I was using it for a login … Continue reading

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