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BUG com_installer not always displaying update script output

[original post - I have now established it is a bug] A strange quirk. Using Joomla 5 my install script for a component is designed to show some information to the user after update. It renders the ...
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Custom Module not on the JED how to show compatibility information?

We developed multiple extensions for our clients, but none of them are published on the JED. We also do not want to publish to the JED since they are custom extensions. All our extensions always show ...
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Extension update server - targetplatform to support 4.2 and later

I want my extension to support Joomla 4.2 and later, what should I write for the targetplatform in that case? Will 4.* do the trick? Writing something like 4.[2|3] for the targetplatform is not a good ...
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New to Joomla and my site needs critical updates. HELP!

I'm new to Joomla and the site I'm taking over needs critical updates and has for some time. It needs 14 extension updates, and I'm getting this message: Your site is currently using PHP 7.2.2. This ...
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Viewing changelog for my component updates only displays the heading

I've checked the structure of my changelog for the J4 component I'm developing and compared it to other extensions, I can't see anything that I'm doing differently. When a new update is showing as ...
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Update system from my extension don't work

I'm not able to make my component's update system work on Joomla 4. I don't know what's missing. My manifest file: https://tabaoca.org/tabapapo-updates/updates.xml Download component: https://tabaoca....
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How to remove a file from a template using the installer?

I am developing a template for a small group of sites. In the old J3 days, I had to make an override for some core templates to fix some minor things. With the update to J4 this was no longer ...
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In extensions, make the schema update SQL conditional

In the xml install file for an extension for Joomla! 4.0, there are these lines that make the SQL update : <update> <schemas> <schemapath type="mysql">sql/...
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Joomla extension update 3.x and 4.x

I have an update server for my extensions, which targets Joomla 3.8 and 3.9 <targetplatform name="joomla" version="3.[89]"/> With the release of Joomla 3.10 and 4.0 coming ...
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Component development, on installing an update, should/could J! ignore some database errors?

While developing a component the database can go through many changes. Updating the component then either goes through many schema update files, or causes problems. Re-applying a database change file (...
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Disable Update Sites Reverts Back to Enabled

Joomla 3.9.21 I have a number of extensions that are notifying me of updates in the Joomla dashboard, I want to temporarily disable these notifications. (I know this isn't best practice and it's ...
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Error Updating Component - does not update

I'm not sure if it's a good title for my question, because my component actually updates - at least that's what Joomla tells me. So, the problem is that I developed a component and now I need to ...
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Using the SQL `Delimiter` statement in component update

For the next version of my component I need split some data into different tables, which requires some rather more complex SQL than I would usually use. The problem is that there doesn't seem to be a ...
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I can't get my module to register for updates

I have a module which I want to auto update (as per the JED requirements). I've set up the manifest file in the same way as my other modules (which work for auto update) but I can't get this module ...
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Upload multiple versions(ex: 2.5 & 3.0) of the extension as single zip file in JED

I have an Joomla extension for both v-2.5 & v-3.0 in JED. After updating the v-3.0 extension locally, I uploaded it into JED. I see that there is written_ For multiple versions of the extension (...
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My Updateserver returns Error 510

I am struggling by deploying an update server for my extensions. In the local environment all works good but if i switch to my public server Joomla! tells me when fetching the updateservers that all ...
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Update screen turns white when initialising an extension update

I have a customer who asked me to upgrade his site to the latest version of Joomla 3.9.18 being that he is on 3.9.16. Why do I worry? Well, I have the site set to remind me every day if the site has ...
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Unable to deploy updateserver for site module

Joomla! does not recognize my module update, so I decided to create a blank module to see if it suffered the same issue -- it did. When I search for updates my mod_extension is not visible in the ...
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extension update does not show up in joomla

I have the update XML shown below. The last update I published was with Joomla! 3.6, so the target platform was 3.6 I now changed it to 3.[6789] to support all versions since 3.6. But the update does ...
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Akeeba Release System – Update Streams non sef url

i have created a new component and when i want add auto update to it using the Akeeba Release System compoennt , also i have done avery thing , but when i want add the : server xml file <...
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How do create an update for your existing Joomla plugin I've written?

I've written a simple Joomla plugin that I've been using for a year. I want to write an update for it. It would change what is in the .xml file and some code in the .php file. How do I go about ...
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Deleting obsolete menu types

While programming a Joomla extension, I experimented with Menu Types, however while editing/deleting/adding types in the default.xml it doesn't delete the previous ones. So while I only have 1 menu ...
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Joomla Update System For Paid Extensions

I'm trying to make this Joomla Update system work for paid extensions. How I'm going about it is as follows: I'm using Mohameds downloadid.php to populate "extra_query" field in the "_update_sites" ...
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Extension updateserver / update not working

I'm trying to make this update server work, I've exhausted all option available to me. Here is what I've checked / done so far: updateserver file is located in the server and accessible (extension....
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Update path does not exist. / Error updating COM_INSTALLER_TYPE_TYPE_

Since upgrading to J! 3.9.0 I'm getting this error on EVERY extension update except for the few who use an update routine that appears to bypass normal Joomla workings - StackIdea's EasyBlog and ...
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Joomla auto update

Joomla documentation says Joomla has an additional parameter called extra_query in the #__update_sites table. This parameter will be added to the declared download URL However when I add ids = ...
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Update Server for extension type="file"

I've developed a "file" extension that works just fine, but trying to publish it in JED I need to setup the update server entry, but I really don't know how to setup that for my new extension, which ...
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Component SQL Updates Not Running

I have been troubleshooting this all morning and am stuck. Hoping someone can help. Using Joomla! 3.7.0. I have a component that contains a number of MySQL update files. These files have been working ...
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updating premium joomla extensions from update manager

As this article says, the extension update system is now compulsory for all extensions in JED. I searched the web but did not find any satisfactory information about implementing it for my premium ...
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Where to save extension configuration?

I am writing a component which creates two user groups by install. I'd like the component to keep the same groups by update (maybe change the group title) and remove these groups by uninstall. Should ...
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Implementing Joomla update system for extension hosted on Github

I have a number of Joomla extensions on the JED. I haven't set up a site for them; I'm just pointing JED at their location on Github. I've also never implemented auto-update for any of them. JED now ...
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How to use Github as an auto-update deployment server for Joomla 3.x extension

I have gone through the two closest topics I could find here, but the auto-update extension still does not work. I have created a 3rd party extension called paystack, that works with the Jeema SMS ...
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Fatal error: require_once(): Failed opening | Use of undefined constant DS - assumed 'DS'

I am trying to transfer a Joomla 1.5 site to 3x series Its having // Set the table directory JTable::addIncludePath(JPATH_ADMINISTRATOR.DS.'components'.DS.'com_newtoy'.DS.'tables'); $controllerName =...
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Extension update server "priority" attribute

When deploying an update server for a basic extension, I'll normally use the following: <updateservers> <server type="extension" name="Something" priority="1">http://example.com/...
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How to update an online website?

Maybe this is a silly question, but I would like to know how you deal the update of an online website. I'll explain me better. Suppose there's this website with daily added articles, comments, forum ...
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Update workflow for selfmade module-extensions

I'm working on the fields of my module as described in https://stackoverflow.com/a/18911098/608042. I added a new field and adjusted the version in the XML manifest. What's the usual workflow to ...
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Non-Trivial Package Update Example

I'm trying to get an update server going, but I'm just not succeeding. I've instrumented the Joomla update code, and it's finding the update on my server, and it identifies it as an update, but it's ...
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Community Builder Update Issue

I have a site and it's running with Community Builder 1.9.1 and this version is no longer maintained by their developers. I have Joomla! 3.4.8 running on my server. I have seen the changelog and ...
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