Category Archives: Joomla

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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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ChronoForms – 1146 Table ‘XXXXXXXXX.#__chronoengine_forms6_blocks’ doesn’t exist

I moved a Joomla 3.8 site with Chronoforms 6 and I got this error: 1146 Table ‘XXXXXXXXX.#__chronoengine_forms6_blocks’ doesn’t exist I quickly found this post. https://www.chronoengine.com/forums/posts/t104239/1146-table-xxxxxxxxx-chronoengine-forms6-blocks-doesnt-exist I backed up the form. Uninstalled the Chronoforms6 component and plugin. Downloaded the latest versions … Continue reading

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Joomla! 3.8 – A Must-Do Update

I learned since Joomla 1.5 that updating is a must. Make a backup and install the update. You never know unless you try. Today I saw an article that gives a great reason for updating to 3.8….answer is security. For … Continue reading

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Adding A Video To Joomla 3 Article / Page – Using JCE Pro

I needed to add a video to page/article in a Joomla! 3.8 site. I saw the JCE advertises as being able to do this with just a URL. I love the way WordPress embeds YouTube videos and hoped it would … Continue reading

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Create A Custom 404 Page In Joomla

When a site gets moved the old indexed URLs lead to users linking to your site through their search may link to a page that no longer exists. Using Google’s Webmaster Tools you can eliminate old URLs, but in the … Continue reading

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How To Create A Parallax Effect in Gantry

This actually isn’t just for Ganty. It just involves a little CSS. I needed it for a section in a Gantry template, but you can use this anywhere. I got this set up from good old W3Schools so you know … Continue reading

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Solved – 500 Fabrik has generated an incorrect query for the list

I moved a Joomla 3.7.2 site that has a Fabrik application in it to a new host, and when I did I got the “500 Fabrik has generated an incorrect query for the list…” error. I made sure the connection … Continue reading

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