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I'm currently on Joomla 2.5. I've been hanging out for Joomla 3.4 to be released before migrating, but I can't wait any longer.

Will I be able to remove the weblinks component once I upgrade from Joomla 3.3 to 3.4?

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Weblinks component is not a locked extension and can be uninstalled anyway, even in your current J2.5 site.

Update:

Note though, that despite the component is allowed to be uninstalled, doing so can possibly give you minor issues when updating/upgrading Joomla, mostly within the database because of the absence of the relative tables.

  • True true. That's the last time I try to answer a question this early in the morning. Grabs another coffee – Lodder Oct 20 '14 at 7:12
  • Okay it's really true, we can uninstall weblinks, but I didn't mention that doing so there is a possibility of creating minor issues when updating/upgrading, which however can be easily fixed. Have a nice day Lodder! – FFrewin Oct 20 '14 at 7:15
  • @FFrewin Thanks. I'll probably wait till J3.4 to uninstall it. Hopefully that will bypass the minor issues that you mentioned. – TryHarder Oct 20 '14 at 9:14
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    Not sure if J2.5 allows it or not, but in J3.x you can disable a component in the component manager - maybe this is a clearner way to avoid update/upgrade issues. – GDP Oct 20 '14 at 17:21

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