Questions tagged [installation]

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

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Joomla Warning Showing Incorrect PHP Version

Using Joomla 3.9.8 I recently migrated from localhost (PHP 7.1.9) to a live server (PHP 7.2) On localhost my site was installed at localhost/mysote. On my live server it's installed at dev.example....
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Cannot install due to memory being exhausted and duplicated software

I have a problem with a Joomla! site that I did not build. It is due to memory being exhausted. When I try to install I get this message: Fatal error: Allowed memory size of 134217728 bytes ...
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How to set up Joomla! 4 properly

I'm trying to do a pull request for Joomla! 4. I've downloaded the repro and changed branch but now I need a working copy of J4 so I can test my code. I try to install it the usual way but it the ...
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How to programmatically create and install a module during component postflight?

I want to create and install a module via component postflight. I can get postflight etc. to work, but I can't get it to create and install the module. Code I've created: // Get the database object ...
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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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How to write a complex installer script for a component?

I would like to ask the user some questions in a dialog way during installation of my component. As far as I know, this could be done in the preflight method. But I am not sure how to do user ...
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How to secure a new Joomla installation?

What are the actions that one should take after a new Joomla installation in order to keep it secure? Both on shared hosting servers and dedicated ones.
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How to integrate my custom Administrator component with core Joomla database tables during install?

Background: I am starting to package up three associated custom Joomla extensions that I've developed. (This is directly associated with my previous JSE question, if you want more context.) The ...
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Joomla 4 beta - Internal Service Error but no logged error

I've installed Joomla 4 beta 7 for development upgrading a Joomla 3 component. I have my logs (apparently) working correctly and I have test error log messages printing to the PHP error log as ...
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Installation page not shown due to MySql access denied and 500 server error

On Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS, the installation page is not shown. Instead, I see a blank page with Error On MySql log I see this: Access denied for user ''@'localhost' (using password: NO) However I ...
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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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Script not running on plugin installation

I am creating a plugin and am attempting to run a script after it is installed. For whatever reason, it appears the script file is loading, but my code is never run. My script.php file contains the ...
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Custom message after plugin installation

After an installation process, the translated manifest description from the sys.ini-file is shown in the Extension Manager. Unfortunately this text is also shown while editing the (published) plugin ...
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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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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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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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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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What to do when installation stuck on creating tables?

Upon installation of Joomla the process stops while creating tables. Some tables were created, but not all of them. So far this only happens with MySQL with Joomla 3.x. What should I do?
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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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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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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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Is it possible to call a postflight on a module install?

I am creating a module that I hope will do a little more complex functions than many. However, I will need to do certain things like DB modification and moving files when the module installs. I am ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Can I use PostgreSQL with Joomla 3.3

Can I use PostgreSQL with Joomla a 3.3 production site (not for testing) and if so is there anything I should be aware of? I would appreciate some feedback from someone who has actual installed and ...
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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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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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Do I need a database to install Joomla on localhost using XAMPP?

I downloaded Joomla to create a website, but before buying any domain/hosting service, I prefer to work locally. Then, I downloaded XAMPP and moved joomla's file to XAMPP's htdocs folder. From ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Error 1146 while installing K2 extension

While installing K2 extension, Joomla 3.0, GoDaddy hosting) received error message: Table 'iWebazoid.bq1ry_k2_categories' doesn't exist SQL=SHOW FULL COLUMNS FROM bq1ry_k2_categories Unable to ...
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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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How can I install multiple extensions in one shot in a Joomla! 3 site?

I'm currently building boilerplates (i.e. sites to Site Transfer as a starting point for new client web sites). My preference is to load up all extensions in the boilerplate, transfer the site to a ...
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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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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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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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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 ...