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Questions tagged [global-configuration]

For questions about the Global Configuration settings of Joomla - configuration.php

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Activation email not being sent

I'm stuck with something that ought to be simple: My Joomla system is not sending activation emails when users register on the site. I've checked (and double-checked) the configuration, and I can't ...
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Where can I configure the page title separator from “-” to “|”?

I cannot find a option in Joomla where to configure the page title separator? Default seems to be "-" and I would like to have "|"
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How to add 5 hours to a datetime stamp?

I've set up an edit column in the database, it stamps the correct time whenever a change is made to the database entry. For some odd reason whenever this datetime displays it displays 5 hours behind ...
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SMTP connect() failed, Cannot send mails

I have a vanilla Joomla installation. I installed RSForm plugin to send emails from Contact Us form. However, when the user fills out the form get the message: SMTP connect() failed I tried to ...
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How to move my site from subfolder to root?

I have a joomla site and it is installed in a subfolder in my hosting account. So now if I want to access my site I have to type www.mysite.com/joomla. I want to be able to access my site's homepage ...
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Save, Save & Close and other functions not working after moving site

I developed a new Joomla site in a subfolder on the server and, after finishing development, I have put the site live by moving all the files out of the subfolder in to the top level directory. This ...
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'fsockopen(): unable to connect to :80' when saving global configuration

I have just transfered a web site to a new host using Akeeba. On the face of things it looks ok but when I try to change something in the global configuration, I get a blank page when saving. I edite ...
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How do I access global joomla configuration values using codes?

I have a custom table in a view which uses JModelLegacy instead of JModelList since the data source isn't a database. But I still want to use the global default-list-limit value for fetching values ...
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Custom User-Group: Giving access to users component administration

I created a user group with access to the users component. In Global Config, all access options are marked to "Allow": However, in admin, this menu item does not show up: This is the advanceed ...
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You must provide at least one recipient email address (when saving Global Configuration)

This is somehow started happening recently on some Joomla 3.6.5 sites. Each time I save anything in the com_config - either on the global configuration, or a component's configuration, I am getting ...
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Batch processing Menu Item options

I'm working on a website with ~100 menu items (type is "Single Article"). Each menu item has it's own, unique settings under the "Options" tab: This obviously overrides the global settings, but I ...
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Can't Send Test Mail even the settings are correct

With reference to the subject mentioned above.. I've spent a couple days with these issue and can't find any answers anywhere. i'm able to change and save the global configuration settings. i'm able ...
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Configuring a Joomla website using wamp on multiple computers

I am working with Joomla for the first time and I am having trouble configuring it. From the articles available from the internet, I followed the following steps to clone a Joomla website to various ...
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View site as a guest

When I click view site button in joomla, it opens a new tab with a login form that I enter my super user info and is show the home page. But I want to visit the site as a guest to test user ...
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Global Configuration page not showing correctly

I'm running Joomla 3.4.8 and the Global Configuration page is showing without any layout or buttons. I have looked at the following: forum.joomla.org/viewtopic.php?f=624&t=690980 but it doesn't ...
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Folder 1new created during Joomla update

I recently updated my Joomla installation and noticed that the installer created folder named 1new on the server. Folder contains two subfolders; tmp and logs. Logs folder contains two files ...
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Article settings priority (global, menu, article)

I have a hard time remembering where I can change the articles settings, e.g. the "show category" setting. I repeatedly have to discover that it's possible Globally (go to Content->Articles and pick "...
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Can Only Log In to Joomla Backend with Emergency Root User

I'm having trouble logging in to the Joomla backend. The only way I can access the admin panel is if I add public $root_user="username"; to the configuration.php file. When I finally logged in, I ...
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How to change or hide the author meta tag? Facebook still shows the author meta when sharing

I am trying to change the author meta tag. Now, when a user goes to share something to facebook, then the author meta tag is displayed his name. I want to change it to his username. thank you
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How to use images from the domain images folder for all subdomains? [closed]

I have a website with a lot of images and many of them are going to be used by two subdomains. I wanted to avoid uploading the same images twice, so I thought maybe to use the images from the domain....
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Using relative paths for tmp and log

This should be a simple one but my installation is in a state where I cannot be sure what I am doing wrong. I wanted to be able to use relative paths for my tmp and log folders. They used to be full ...
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Customize Global Configuration

Can we customize global configurations ( configuration.php ) to add custom parameters? . As it stores DB / FTP settings, I want to add payment gateway configurations. If there is a way to add ...
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How can I make all pages urls of my joomla 3 web site have the .html extension?

How can I make URLs showing the .html extension in all my pages? For example, http://localhost/site/contacts.html I use joomla 3.
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How to add template-independent global css

I am setting up a Joomla 3 site and want to use custom global CSS which is template independent. The reason why I need this is that the admin of the site will need to change the template in use. I am ...
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My content updates won't display instantly in the front-end. What's the reason?

I am using joomla to create my website. Everything is working well, except one problem that occurred recently. I am changing/updating content in the joomla backend and saving. But any change I do ...
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Joomla Cache Control After User Login/Logout

If i set cache setting to Progressive or Conservative in global configuration setting page, it gives problem for users. Content that should only visible to logged in user will be shown if once ...
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Remove index php add language code in the url

I built international site and it adds language code to the end of the urls: www.site.com/index.php/en/ I enabled SEF urls and url rewriting in global configuration, I tried many .htaccess snippets to ...
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Disable JCE in Administrator

I need to disable JCE component on the backend because it is stripping code in certain articles/components. In global configuration, I tried changing the editor to codemirror or none, but it doesn't ...
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Hide Edit Module option in front-end for admin users

When an admin user is logged in, to the front-end of a Joomla 3 site, when he moves the mouse over modules or menus, an Edit Module icon / message appears inside a box. Clicking on it, will take the ...
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PHP Info Missing

Having some (phpmailer) mail issues today with my site so I though of checking System > System Info > Php Info and it's blank. No info at all. Although there is info on each of the other tabs (PHP ...
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How can I turn off Front-End editing of articles without changing Content Permissions?

Our component depends on the users permission to edit articles, but is intended to intervene with that editing process, so the icon that allows the article editing to occur is a problem for us. ...
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What is $asset_id value in configuration.php file for?

I've noticed this a value at the end of my configuration.php file in Joomla 3.3.6: public $asset_id = '1'; What is that for? Maybe a default fallback?
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Fatal Error : Could not Access the Global Configuration part in Administration

I have Installed Joomla 3.3 on My site through FTP and have created database for the Site with the User.I successfully installed the site but I'm not able to access the Global Configuration part on ...