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For questions regarding version 1.5 of the Joomla Content Management System. Please note that Joomla 1.5 is no longer officially supported and it's recommended you migrate to Joomla 3.x

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How to reinstall Joomla 1.5 site on Hostgator without breaking it?

My website was made in Joomla 1.5 and transferred from previous host. How would I reinstall Joomla on Hostgator and edit the website without breaking it? Are there any tips or a tutorial video to help ...
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Joomla restricted pages are redirected to 301 Moved Permanently after HTTPS redirection

I have Joomla site with a load balancer (AWS). The website is redirected to https, after redirecting home page works correctly. However, on restricted pages after login are giving the error 301 Moved ...
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Retrieve post request in joomla sent from external app

I have created a script in Joomla app root folder for creating users which load joomla framework .. The script works fine with static data (username, password ..) but the task that i have consist on ...
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How do I programmatically register a user in Joomla and in JomSocial?

I have almost the same task as mentioned in How do I programmatically activate a JomSocial user?(register new users from my angular app into Joomla). How can I access the file, mentioned in the answer,...
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Google map infowindow stops working on Joomla 1.5 version

My component has the functionality to load google map (Maps API version 3 with valid API key). My infowindow above the marker stops working. One week back everything was smooth and working good. Here ...
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Joomla 1.5 Administrator URL not working

I've inherited a quite old site running Joomla 1.5. I unfortunately cannot find the URL for the admin login. www.website.net/administrator returns a 404 error. The server is running php 7.2. Any tips ...
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Error! Could not find a Joomla! XML setup file in the package

I'm looking for an extension to serve my Joomla 1.5 websites contents as REST, after some search I've found https://extensions.joomla.org/extension/rest-api/ component, but there is no specification ...
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automatic redirect to login page after session timeOut in joomla 1.5.26

Due to audit of our client website the testing team told us that after login to admin pannel of website, if any user is idle for more than 5 min then it should redirect to login page. I set the ...
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Update all image paths from http to https in Joomla 1.5

We have changed our website from http to https. The site has more than 2000 articles containing images with paths using http://. We need to replace all images from http to https. I searched for ...
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Upgrading extension for Joomla 3 gives fatal php error

I have a Joomla extension which is built for Joomla 1.5. At the moment I'm upgrading the extension to work with Joomla 3.0 I updated old deprecated php functions in the new version of the extension. ...
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How to fix broken link articles after upgraded from 1.5 to 3.6.5 Stable

I upgraded from Joomla 1.5 to 3.6.5 stable and now I have many broken link on articles. I can fix it manually one by one (I'm even fixing it) but my main concern is that the web site is a public one ...
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Frontend login doesn't work after website move

I have to move and update a very old Joomla-1.5 website. Since I moved it, the frontend login doesn't work anymore but the backend login does. When I try to log in, the page is just reloading. It ...
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How to get high score on Google PageSpeed Insights with Joomla 1.5?

with testmysite.thinkwithgoogle.com i tested an old Joomla 1.5 website and i got really bad results. I managed to working on some points and it was succesfull. Now i have a few points open. Eliminate ...
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Updating my site to the current CMS

I have a site that the developer died before he could fix some bugs in it apart from doing some site maintenance. The site was done using Joomla 1.5 some years ago. The owner likes the way it is ...
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How to fix "in article" links after upgrade

So... I had to upgrade joomla 1.5 to 3.5 today. It was much fun :D Managed to fix everything except links to other articles that are embedded in the content. Site is multilingual. Here is original ...
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Get menu item by ID in Joomla 3

How do I get a menu item by ID in Joomla 3? While converting a site from Joomla 1.5 to Joomla 3, I encountered this code $mainframe = JFactory::getApplication(); $menu = $mainframe->getMenu('...
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Joomla - VirtueMart 1.x > Magento 2.0

I got a project where a client who is running a relatively big e-commerce is planing to switch from Joomla's VirtueMart 1.1 to Magento 2.0. What is the best way to export products/customers/discounts/...
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When I use a redirect() function in my code before the php mail() function, will the mail be sent? am using joomla v1.5

I am using Joomla 1.5 and I would like to know if my mail will be sent if I run the function after redirect(); My code is as below: $callback = new stdClass(); $callback->LeaveID = $leaveid;...
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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 do I add an extra field in joomla 1.5 user registration details during save?

I am registering users via csv file. I get user details, then save them in the usual users table using the JUser class. What is not working are extra columns I have. I've created them in the db ...
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RedMigrators gets stuck in about 1/3 of migration

I try to migrate an old 1.5.9 site to 3.4.4 through redMigrator. However, after about 1/3 of the migration it gets stuck - the migration just pretend to continue, but nothing changes for hours (I ...
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Tracking down a spam redirection: ?oem=

I have a rather old Joomla site http://qlectives.eu running Joomla 1.5.17 (it is not longer in use but I want to keep it available for anyone wanting to look back at it; therefore I don't want to ...
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Will Migrating from Joomla (1.5) to CakePHP be very difficult? Are there any helpful migration tools out there?

There's an old site that is running Joomla 1.5 which needs to be brought into the new age and since we mostly just need a Framework and not an entire CMS, CakePHP seemed like a good target to migrate ...
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Move Users from 1.5 to 3.x

I am looking for details on the database changes specifically relevant to the users from 1.5 and 3.x. I need to move 40K users manually, and want to write a script to convert all the registered user ...
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Joomla 1.5 creating or editing back end user

I have a website in joomla , the problem is that when i am creating new back end user (administrator/super user) from joomla user manager it makes an entry in the users table after that it deleted it ...
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Why do I have to login twice?

I have a Joomla 1.5 website that has a problem - when you login, it doesn't log you in and says "Your session has expired. Please log in again." as a blue error message. However the page it is on is ...
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How do I migrate AJAX interface from 1.5 to 3.x for mobile App

I'm updating a website selling online services that has a complimentary App acting as a mobile front end to the Joomla v1.5 CMS. The App communicates via a component (com_mobile) using JSON data ...
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Where does Joomla stores the session handler setting?

I have recently changed the Session Handler setting in Joomla 1.5! from 'database' to 'none'. I am searching as to where does Joomla! stores this information in the DB. To be more precise, where does ...
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How to override component template in joomla if user is logged in?

I am working on Joomla 1.5. I have to override Joomla default template of my component (Virtuemart). It's working fine. But problem is i have to override my template if user is logged in only. I have ...
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Migrate Virtuemart from Joomla 1.5 to Joomla 3.3

My site was in Joomla 1.5 and I migrated it to Joomla 3.3. In my older site ie in Joomla 1.5 site there is virtuemart installed I want to migrate virtuemart to my new Joomla 3.3. Please help.
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SQL syntax error while creating a form in JForms - where to correct the SQL code?

We have a Joomla 1.5.9 website with JForms component and MariaDB of unknown version, but definitely corresponding to MySQL 5.x. I have administered it through GUI (both backend and frontend) for two ...
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Errors after upgrading PHP to 5.4 in Joomla 1.5.25 dispatcher.php and event.php

I have a Joomla website and I had to upgrade webhosting to PHP 5.4. Now I see these errors on my website: Warning: Parameter 1 to plgContentMultiAds::onPrepareContent() expected to be a reference, ...
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How to change authorize.net responses virtuemart 1.1.9?

I know Virtuemart 1.1.9 is not supported anymore, but I've a lot of customization on my installed online Joomla website. i can't move it' to latest versions of joomla and VM as well. Please read the ...
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Menu getActive() method returns parent menu id

I have menu item that has "section type" and child menu item item with "article type". I didn't want to have pagination in child menu item, so set param show_pagination to 0. Unexpectedly pagination ...
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Automatic shipping calculation based on postal code

I am using Joomla 1.5 and Virtuemart 1. I want to setup automatic shipping based on postcodes/location. For example if a customer lives in the postcode DH2 then they will have to pay a delivery fee of ...
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Customising the Virtuemart confirmation e-mail?

I am using Joomla 1.5 and Virtuemart 1. With the order confirmation e-mail sent to the seller, is it possible to not show attributes that have the default option selected? (not changed) For example ...
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What to use instead of Jinput in Joomla 1.5?

I have the following code: defined( '_JEXEC' ) or die; class plgSystemTemplateSwitcher extends JPlugin { function onAfterInitialise() { $input = JFactory::...
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How to get joomla version by http?

I have seen screenshots of a solution, there the Joomla version is getting detected by only accessing the page via http. E.g. the solution displayed all 3 digits of a version of Joomla. e.g. 2.5.28, ...
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Joomla 1.5 contact form captcha

I'm searching for a captcha solution that will integrate with Joomla 1.5's native contact form. I've tried this solution on Google Code, but it fails to work. I can't find any current solutions.
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1.5 - Menu item param 'show_categories' is always empty string

I have menu item with articles preview in section type. In primary parameters there is param like 'show categories'. I choose 'hide' what has value of 0. In view I'm debugging this param by var_dump($...
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Facebook like poke button

I'm new to writing Joomla plugins so bear with me. I wanted to create a poke like feature for the Joomla 1.5 Community Builder. When I click on the poke-button of a user, I want this user and only ...
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Can I get the architecture of my website (Joomla 1.5.23) [closed]

I got hired for a job where I should enhance a website which where created on Joomla 1.5.23 before I got there. Of course, anybody there can help me. I am not a web expert. I was here for marketing ...
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What is best approach to update the user info in custom component user-info table?

I have developed a custom component that store some user information in separate tables, I want to store/update user information when user deleted or updated from admin section or front end.
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Cannot log in to Joomla (front and back) after site move

I moved a Joomla 1.5 site to another hosting provider under different domain. Everything works fine, all pages load fine, but I can't log into administrator panel, not the front end. The username/...
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Migrating from joomla 1.5 to 2.5 along with VirtueMart 1.9 to the supported version with 2.5

I've have a site built in with Joomla 1.5 having VirtueMart 1.9. Now I've to make the copy of that site with few more plugins to install and they are not available in 1.5 version so I have to upgrade ...
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New Install session.save_path Error

I need to do some work locally on a Joomla 1 5.26 site. Local setup Win7, Xampp, Apache 2.4.3, PHP 5.4.7 I have numerous local Joomla 2.x and 3.x website that work fine however when installing a new ...
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Adding A Super Admin - Hacked

I have been asked to make some 'emergency' changes on a Joomla! 1.5.23 website by a friend due to it being hacked. They have given me the only login details they are aware of which is an Administrator ...
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How (re)set password for admin after migration from 1.5?

I migrated an old Joomla 1.5 site to a shiny new Joomla 3.3 version using the tool SP UPGRADE. Now I can't seem to login and I fear its because all the user passwords in the DB look like 'MD5':'Salt'...
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Recommended practices regarding transfering database from Joomla 1.5 to Joomla 3

I want to transfer about 300 articles from a Joomla 1.5 website to a Joomla 3.3.1 website. I have access only to the Joomla 1.5 database but not to the backend (I have access to both for the joomla ...
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How to migrate articles from Joomla 1.5 to 3.x?

I am trying to migrate some articles. On my host I get 403 errors for J2XML export so I thought I would set it up on a localhost. The front end looks fine unless you try to login. Fortunately I get ...
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