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This tag is for questions about installation of Joomla CMS and the Joomla Framework, as well as templates and extensions.

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How can I activate a module via script?

I install together with my component a few modules. Also one for the backend. This shall be directly activated via the script. So I have a few lines added to update the #__modules table to get this ...
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Plugin description translation

I have problem with plugin description translation. After first install the description is not translated. After second install (without uninstalling) the description is translated. Where is problem?
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Component SQL install script works in phpMyAdmin not in script

I have an install sql script for my component which works fine standalone but not when it is run during the component installation process. (in file sql/install.mysql.utf8.sql) I am adding a column (...
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Multiple primary key defined error when installing Jomestate plugin

I have Joomla 3.8.5 stable version. The code I am tring to execute is: Pastebin SQL code (I am tring to install the JOMESTATE plugin) I get the following error: JInstaller: :Install: Error SQL ...
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Dependency check while installing a component

Suppose, one component is dependant upon the presence of another component. I found a function that is activated before installation: create a file "script.php": <?php // No direct access to this ...
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Error 0: The address xxxxx is not in the database

After installing my website on a local machine using Bitnami, I can see that both files and database have been properly restored. However, the home page is diplaying the error: The address xxx is not ...
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Created Module: JInstaller: :Install: Cannot find Joomla XML setup file

I am working on creating my first module. I have been following this tutorial and I have stopped right before this step for creating database tables. The problem is: I enter the path to this ...
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Error: Incorrect table definition; there can be only one auto column and it must be defined as a key

I am trying to install joomla 3.7.5. I am facing an Error message: Error: Incorrect table definition; there can be only one auto column and it must be defined as a key The table '#...
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How to make manual re-installation of Joomla! Core without losing extensions?

Website is broken after update, Joomla core is corrupted, php fatal errors are thrown, backend is not accessible or backend re-installation isn't working and there is no backup of the site. How can I ...
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Running install script on Module Installation: How can I set a module chrome programatically?

I have created a custom module and I want to change the module chrome to "none". This can be achieved in the back end, but I would like it as the default behaviour in case others use the module. I ...
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How stop update/installation by install script and mantain actual folder?

I found by Joomla 3.x, that I can use an install script something like this: class lib_exampleInstallerScript { public function install($adapter) { // during install } ...
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Joomla 3.7 404 Component Not Found

I've just upgraded to Joomla 3.7 (from 3.5) and now I'm encountering issues after installing extensions & components. I receive a 404 Component not found error. I've tried with various extensions ...
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404 after site restoration with Akeeba Kickstart

I have received a backup of a client's website as a .jpa file and I'm trying to install it locally into MAMP. The site is using Joomla! 3.6.5 Stable and Joomla Platform 13.1.0 Stable [ Curiosity ] ...
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Package installation with conditions

I have a package (Joomla! 3x) that contains 2 plugins and it install/update and uninstall correctly. But now, I need to refine the installation/update process. Scenario on fresh installation: If ...
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Weird post-installation effects on administrator panel - JOOMLA 3.6 [closed]

I decided to start new project, so I did clear installation (used MSSQL SERVER as database). Everything was fine and really fast. Front-end page doesn't have any errors or weird effects, but ...
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Unable to update deploy server url during postflight event

When I install myplugin the very first time, it should update the location column in #__update_sites table with updated string which includes the API key. I'm unable to update at first install as I ...
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XAMPP Joomla! never gets past database step

On my XAMPP installation I install Joomla! 3.6.5 it gets to the database step, if I put in the wrong credentials it tells me so, if I put in the right credentials it does the loading screen. See this ...
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How to add column if not exists when installing a component?

I would like to know when installing a component over an existing one, if it's possible to add a new column if it doesn't exist. For e.g. inside install.mysql.utf8.sql, I shall have something like: ...
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Install Joomla component without manifest file

I have taken over a joomla project from another consulting company, and I have made several improvements and changes to one of the components. Now my client is asking me to migrate this component to a ...
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How to login to joomla.com as a super adminstrator?

I am new to joomla. I have logged in to https://www.joomla.com/my and clicked the Access Admin on my respective site. I tried to install a new template and i was instructed to install new template ...
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After update to 3.6.2 no intall plugins are visible even not in “discover”

I wanted to reinstall the plugins via the "discover" button, but they do not appear there at all. Do you have any suggestions how I can reinstall the install-plugins manually without the discover-...
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Copy site from webserver to localhost

I've had no joy using Akeeba and Kickstart (current versions). The restore locks up on the last screen when it tried to update .htaccess I've set up a new joomla site, and loaded my critical website ...
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Joomla install does not start

I cannot install Joomla (on Ubuntu 12.04, Apache, MySQL). All required prerequisites seem to be met, but after hitting the final install button, a popup appears (see attached image), but nothing ...
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Joomla Beginner Tutorials - How to start with Joomla?

A friend told me to use this Joomla to set up my own website. Truth is I have no idea how to start with it. I have some html, css, php knowledge but never had to use a CMS before and specifically ...
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Can I use a single .xml file to install components, modules, plugins and media files?

I'm trying to create a package of a range of components, modules, plugins, templates and media files which are standard for most website that I create. I was wondering if the .xml file can handle all ...
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No available languages to install at the moment

What can be the reason for not being able to install languages through admin? I am getting: There are no available languages to install at the moment. Please select the "Find languages" button ...
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Joomla install database configuration not recognizing MySQL

I'm trying to get myself up and running with Joomla for the first time, I've installed the full LAMP stack and navigated to my joomla install by going to the local host in my browser 127.0.0.1/joomla. ...
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Redirect after completing the package installation

I got a package that contains few extensions. I want to redirect to my custom view once the package installation is fully complete. I thought of trying via installer script using the postflight ...
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Uploading a module adds a new line each line of every file

I'm new to Joomla! and I was asked to create some modules, I have succesfully created and installed about a dozen by following the documentation here (https://docs.joomla.org/J3.x:...
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Custom Installer for Custom Package

I got a custom package which contains a component and few modules and few plugins. The installation of this package takes about 2 to 3 minutes and some time it crosses the PHP maximum execution time ...
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Is it possible to install template only from quickstart package?

Here is the thing, I have joomla website with lots of content. Then I found this great template. The thing is, I only have it's quickstart package. So, how do I install it's template only? And it's ...
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Installing an extension by having only the files and folders of it (no zip archive installation file)

The wonderful image slider extension DJ Image Slider is not available for download, as I tried yesterday and today. Now, I have installed the same on one of my websites, so I used filezilla to ...
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How do I get the Joomla Framework Files for a production server?

Following the "simple" instructions, I'm completely unable to get the FrameWork to function. I don't normally use Git or Composer, so don't know what to expect as a final result when these 4 steps ...
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Why can't I delete something even if I have 777 permissions for testing?

This one is bugging me. I needed to reinstall my Joomla installation again. Which is fine since I am doing it for practice in an effort to learn Joomla and Linux (CentOSv7). I have had previous ...
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Can't click next on new installation

Not the place I though I would get stuck. My web host (buddy) reinstalled his OS and since I had never really worked on the site much I opted to start over. He is using NGINX if it matters. Simple ...
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Joomla installation on Azure creates site with no users

I have just installed Joomla as a Web App on Azure by selecting it from the gallery. When I tried to log in to the back end I was told the user didn't exist, despite having given the username and ...
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How to transfer a joomla content to another server?

I recently set up a joomla site on demojoomla.com and started entering data to check a proof of concept. Following that phase, I bought a hosting package at Strato.de where I am able to setup a ...
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Template Installation

I am having a hard time finding and getting a free template to work. I have tried many free templates but none of them worked properly. Currently the content of my joomla website is the default one ...
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Template Installation Stuck : Joomla 3 + Rockettheme

I have a new website setup installed on a host Website Details : Joomla Version : 3.4+ Template : Osmosis (Rockettheme) I am installing a template but I am getting an issue while installing it I ...
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Automatically publish plugin after template installation

I want to bundle my template with a plugin, and I want the plugin is automatically published after template installation. I know this is possible with component or plugin installation, but is it ...
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Plugin translation package issue

I have made several translation packages to a plugin (Joomla! 3.4.1) that I have. I followed this official documentation https://docs.joomla.org/Creating_language_packs_for_extensions_in_Joomla_2.5. ...
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Archive file is corrupt, truncated or archive parts are missing

Trying to update a 2.5.16 site to 2.5.28 then to 3.4.1 however when I follow the official guide here I see the following error message popup on screen when clicking 'write files directly'. The ...
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How can Joomla be put in Continuous Deployment?

It seems somewhat wasteful to zip the PHP files and then unzip at the target. Is there a way to do this through composer, or some sort of web or CLI install procedure?
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Copy file failed - when installing/updating component

I am trying to update my 3rd party component. But the installer after a while returns the error message, that the component failed to install and the warning "Copy File Failed". System information ...
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Joomla Module install uninstall file doesn't load while installing

I have a module which has some DB Functions during installation for which i have made the reference install.mysql.utf8.sql uninstall.mysql.utf8.sql in the mod_score.xml (mod_score is the name of ...
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Custom component update failed saying Failed to copy site files

When I update my custom developed component it throws the below error Warning JInstaller: :Install: File already exists /path/controller.php Component Update: Failed to copy site files. Initially I ...
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How to create a folder during installation custom component

I know how to create a subfolder inside the media folder by using <media folder="media" destination="com_mycom"> in the manifest file. But how to create subfolder inside of the images folder ...
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Why language files installed in Extension Manager as 'files' type can not be Unpublished?

I mean language translations of some components which are distributed separately, not the core Joomla translations. They are marked as unpublished, but this has no effect - components continue to be ...
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What is the proper use of the name tag in the manifest file?

In the latest J!3.4 when installing extension of type 'file' (or may be other types are affected also) there is a difference regarding what is going into element field of table _extensions. Some ...
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Joomla install with custom sample data — Customize text during install

What would be the best way for me to customize custom sample data during installation of Joomla? In my particular case, I would like to replace certain words (or tokens, like %NAME%, %CITY%, etc.) ...