Questions tagged [joomla-2.5]

For questions regarding version 2.5 of the Joomla Content Management System. This version is part of the LTS (Long Term Support). Please note this version of Joomla is no longer supported and is recommended you migrate to Joomla 3.x

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importing joomla on local host

after typing http://localhost/kickstart.php and then extraction of backup it shows this error Fatal error: Cannot use "parent" when current class scope has no parent in C:\xampp\htdocs\...
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getting first image of article for open graph

I've been a PHP developer for long time, but I am new to Joomla. On a Joomla 2.5 project, I need to make open graph meta tags. As a part of open graph meta tags, I need to find first image of article. ...
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Main menu, footer, right menu not showing up on default page

Inside the template manager, I have selected a bunch of pages for main menu, top header, right menu. However, the website loads just the default Home page article without these menus. Any tips on ...
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Login Error Joomla 2.5

There is some issue on my site when users visit directly http://spcrepsite.com (without www.) it works accurately, But when http://www.spcrepsite.com (include www.) it will show (homepage) that page ...
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Where to find script causing mixed content Joomla

I setup an SSL on my Joomla website. Right after the SSL is enabled, the submenus are not displayed. I checked the browser options and found Mixed Content. There is a script which is not loading http. ...
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Unable to change 'Joomla Update' options for upgrading Joomla 2.5 to 3.x

I am trying to upgrade Joomla 2.5.28 to Joomla 3.x using the steps described here: https://docs.joomla.org/Joomla_2.5_to_3.x_Step_by_Step_Migration I backed up the original website using Akeeba and ...
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Some users cannot log in on frontend

I have some users who are stuck in a loop where entering their login information redirects them back to the login page and nothing happens. A few were able to get around this by using another device ...
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Upgrading an Old Joomla 2.5 Site to 3.x Version

I have an old Joomla 2.5 site and am trying to upgrade it to the current version. My problem is I need to update some items but I'm not finding the old versions of them for doing that. They are: ...
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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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Redirection not work from non www to www(https) You configured HTTP(80) on the standard HTTPS(443) port!

I'm currently have a website which runs under https and work with no issue and I've tried to do something on my .htaccess file so that when I try http://abc.com it will redirect to https://www.abc.com ...
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How to redirect website from non www to www ( Windows +Wamp+Joomla)

I have an issue here where I have already added line below into .htaccess file, AllowOverride all in httpd.conf file, enabled Use URL Rewriting from Joomla, but none of those work. Did I miss out ...
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How to access a custom action page

I have never worked on Joomla so I apologize for my naive question. I have a button on a page which redirects to this URL - https://ttmac.com/en/online-courses/buy?view=order-multiple-courses&...
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1054 Unknown column 'a.extra_query' in 'field list' SQL=SELECT DISTINCT [duplicate]

I'm finally upgrading Joomla 2.5 to 3.9 with a step to 3.5.1. However, whatever I try, I keep getting this error: 1054 Unknown column 'a.extra_query' in 'field list' SQL=SELECT DISTINCT a....
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How to stop Joomla 2.5 from disabling PHP

I need to stop Joomla from converting PHP code to a comment (or otherwise disabling it). I copied a working page with a basic [directory listing] function, and the duplicate wouldn't work. I am ...
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Accessing path to tmp directory in my component

How can I access in a custom component the full path to tmp directory configured in the Joomla configuration? I have changed the tmp directory to be outside of the Joomla! installation.
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How to clear page and component caching by a URL in Joomla 2.5.x?

There is a website made in Joomla 2.5.x. It has System Cache enabled. The website contains a component called com_magic that handles URLS like: https://websiteurl.com/bikes?view=best https://...
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Bulk delete disabled k2 users Joomla 2.5

I have thousands of spam users. I use K2 and I would want to delete them from "k2_users" and from "users". I want to delete the blocked ones. I have tried deleting K2_users from the admin, but it does ...
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How to use Joomla editor on a field of form into custom component?

I have created a custom installable component for Joomla. I need to add editor on a textarea. How can I use Joomla editor into custom component??
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How to purge (clear) all cache files in Joomla 2.5?

Documentation provides code for clearing expired cache (https://docs.joomla.org/Purging_expired_cache_files): <?php /** * @package Joomla.Cli * * @copyright Copyright (C) 2005 - 2013 Open ...
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Joomla white screen - Class '\Joomla\CMS\Input\Input' not found

We encounter some problems with a 'new' Joomla! website. A customer has moved there website to our server with the error below. This error was also present on previous server. We also can't get into ...
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Joomla menu item has "com-akeeba" embedded in the url

I am adding a new menu item to my Joomla 2.5 site (can't upgrade to Joomla! 3 due to old version of PHP). I am adding the menu item "Download" at the top level of the main menu. The url ends up being ...
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Access PHP Session from Joomla backend

I have a php session value like this, $_SESSION['variable'] = "value"; How to access this session value in Joomla admin? This session value is stored in PHP file and not in Joomla front end (php ...
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Frustrating upgrade J2.5 to J3 not working

I'm trying to upgrade a website with overt 25,000 article from 2.5 to Joomla 3 and I'm having all kind of problems. First, I tried upgrading with the update button and that just crashed everything. ...
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Contact form error : The following from address failed

I have a site developed in Joomla 2.5.9. Recently it moved to a new server and email is changed. I changed the email settings in Global configuration section. But now if I try to send email from ...
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Archiving a Joomla website with wget [closed]

I've been asked to archive a Joomla website using wget so the end result is a directory of HTML and images. This way, the website can still be viewed for images and content without the actual MySQL ...
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Joomla 2.5.6 infinite 303 loop (SEF)

I'm trying to migrate a Joomla 2.5.6 site from one server to another. I have used scp to copy the files one for one across and taken a mysqldump of the database so I'm sure that the new server has a ...
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Send a cURL POST request to an external url with parameters from controller

Is there any way to redirect to external url with parameters from a controller? I'm using joomla 2.5.9 and I have a controller that sends emails to the administrator. After an email is sent ...
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Login module doesn't login, redirects back to home page

For whatever reason, the login module in the frontend of my website has suddenly stopped working. Every attempt to login using it just redirects back to the home page without logging in the user, ...
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FutureProspect Theme How to deactivate the top toggling effect?

I am using the FutureProspect template on my Joomla website. The only issue what I am facing is the availability of the following effect, which is irritating on the mobile effect: Kindly let me know ...
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Problem styling a Joomla UI accordion on Joomla 2.5 page

I've successfully installed a jquery ui accordion on a joomla 2.5 page. Using Chrome development tools I can style it but these settings are lost on page reset. Checking out the jquery-ui.css file ...
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Partly working: a test installation as a sub directory of the real installation

My ultimate goal is to create a test baseline where I can work through an upgrade from 2.5.9 to a current 3.x. I need to test changes as I apply them to be sure I am not breaking anything. (This is ...
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Joomla 2.5 email validation issue

There seems to be a major issue on several v2.5.7 sites I've been asked to help with, where emails are not being validated when entered into the built-in com_contact component on a standard contact-us ...
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Joomla 2.5 upgrade to 3.7.2 and subdomains

To whom it may concern: I have joomla 2.5 and I am going to upgrade to 3.7.2 with its proper upgrade package. There are subdomains in the root of main website which I want to upgrade, I believe if ...
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Some joomla versions not running in latest xampp environment

Hi I backed up a joomla 3.0 site from production server with database backup too. I was using xampp 1.8 version which is old and everything was fine when i set up that joomla site under xampp(...
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Unable to access /administrator in Joomla on localhost, error 403 forbidden access

I have received a zip file from someone which contain all the data for a Joomla site. And he asked me to do some CSS configurations to change the look of homepage. I unzipped the zip file an found a ....
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Saving custom field parameter value from module settings

I know well how to create custom form field in joomla module settings as written in the accepted answer of this question which is basically extending JFormField class. Now what i want to do is ...
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How to change Joomla broken Jooma link to new one

I'm stuck for about 2 hours now and can't solve this issue. On this page, there are 6 links starting by (Advocacy) and finishing by (Research) located on the Left side of the page. I need to re-link ...
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How do I implement Google Analytics userID feature in Joomla 2.5 for logged in users with PHP?

My Joomla template includes the analyticstracking.php file with the tracking script, which has worked great, however I'd like to implement Google Analytic's userID feature (for cross-device tracking) ...
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FTP Layer - How to do Logging?

I have a custom extension where I need to write information to a log file. For this I am using this code: jimport('joomla.log.log'); // Include the log library $priorities = JLog::ALL ^ JLog::WARNING;...
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Updating from 2.5.28 to 3.5.1 FAILED HELP

I am new to this site aaand to Joomla. The thing is I had to update to the site to 3.5.1, did all the steps from the joomla tutorial and I am getting this /see the image/ When I removed the ...
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Why joomla doesn't use relation views and foreign keys?

As it's obvious, joomla doesn't use relation views and foreign keys. It seems that everything is handling in the application level (not in the database). For example, a reference value can be deleted ...
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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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Update from 2.5.28 to 3.5.1 then to 3.6 on PHP 5.6 everything works except joomla update or database fix cause these errors

clicking joomla update button in backend end gives this error: 1054 Unknown column 'a.extra_query' in 'field list' SQL= SELECT DISTINCT a.update_site_id, a.type, a.location, a....
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Pass xml field inside module's helper class

I have a custom Joomla module. In the helper.php class, I need to pass XML field data. Here is what I have so far. class modcatbanerHelper { // I need to pass here public $selected_cat = $...
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Manual update to Joomla 2.5.999 for 3.6.5 update

Joomla 3.6.5 is released today that includes a High Priority security fix that is affecting Joomla! 1.6.0 through 3.6.4. How can I apply the fix manually to Joomla 2.5.999 (PhilETaylor's unofficial ...
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Koowa suddenly throwing strict errors

Got a call from a client today who suddenly had these errors on the site, on Joomla 2.5.28 Really interesting is - no one has made edits to this site in over a month, but these errors were not ...
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Plugin generate a CV page

Is there any plugin that gives the admin the right to create an user and the system generate a page contains the fields : photo, informations about the user etc (like a CV page), and this informations ...
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Joomla PHP what file to make cookie on all pages

So on all pages of my site including error pages I want a cookie to be created on the clients browser to define if they are logged in or not. Just need to know what Joomla core file or plugin etc I ...
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jQuery UI issue with jQueryEasy plugin

Hello I have an old Joomla 2.5 site. I use the jQueryEasy for optimization and if I dont I get some random mootools error. My issue is : I want to use the draggable() method of jQuery UI. It seems ...
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joomla 2.5 to 3.6 upgrade error

I updated my joomla site from 2.5 to 3.6 with joomla core update component. First, I updated joomla 2.5 to last version (2.5.8) and update extensions to last versions. and then update joomla to 3.6 ...
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