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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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Can I change category permissions in MySQL/phpadmin without corrupting assets table in Joomla 2.5?

We are using Joomla 2.5 for a unique application where we had to create thousands of categories. The only issue is that we cannot change the permissions of a particular category using the Admin ...
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Hide a path element from breadcrumb (to avoid repetition)

In a website based on Jooma 2.5 I have a problem with redundant path elements in the breadcrumb. Here is my breadcrumb: The problem - as you probably already noticed: in the consecutive path ...
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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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Upgrading Joomla 2.5 component to work with Joomla 3.x

My very first question on this forum. How to use _ide_helper.php to map old classes to the new ones?
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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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Joomla - Re-order articles/category blog by search index

I have a site set up that shows 50 or so articles in a particular order and shows 5 at a time on the page (I have page indexing on the bottom). My articles are small rectangular cards with ...
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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 ...
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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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Other Joomla User login works fine but admin user cant login - 503 Shown

past few weeks I was unable to login using my admin user - it gave 503 ... recently i cam to know another user - who isnt the admin can login into administrator panel. Can please some help suggest ...
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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 back 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.last_check_timestamp, 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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Website error when I backed up my website from my old web host and restored the site onto my new web host

I just recently backed up my Joomla website from my old web host and transferred the domain to my new web host. I then restored the database files and SQL files as well as corrected the configuration....
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after upgrade to 3.6 error time zone

After migrating from Joomla 2.5 to 3.6, I get the following error on the homepage: DateTimeZone::__construct(): Unknown or bad timezone (0) Does anyone know how I can overcome this?
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upgrade form 2.5 to 3.6

After migrating my website from Joomla 2.5 to 3.6, I get the following error when trying to view the homepage: Fatal error: Call to undefined method Joomla\Registry\Registry::loadJSON() in C:\wamp\...
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Download pdf to be linked with member registration [closed]

We wish to give link to full paper download on the article page displaying abstract. We plan to provide 3 fields namely Name,email-id,member no with submit button. Once the user fills the information ...
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How to get xml form values in Joomla 2.x?

I'm working on custom Joomla MVC component for Joomla 2.x. I have a .xml file for custom menu item type. I need to get the value_field from it to tell the view what to show from database. I tried and ...
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Javascript errors showing on site, assets folder not found

This page: http://www.smithsdetection.com/index.php?option=com_k2&view=item&id=19:prime-alert&Itemid=1417&lang=en#.V4YfGzVctmM is showing the various javascript errors: When you ...
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Purpose of metadata.xml

Can somebody explain what is the purpose of metadata.xml in components files? For example /components/com_content/metadata.xml As it almost has no content and I've never seen this in use.
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Joomla editor not showing image, read more and insert module tab

Using below code to display editor $editor =& JFactory::getEditor(); $params = array( 'smilies'=> '0' , 'style' => '1' , 'layer' => '0' , 'table' => '0' , '...
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500 - DateTime::__construct(): Failed to parse time string error After making the site multilanguage

I have a Joomla 2.5 site that until yesterday I had only one language installed, but I made it multilanguage. After that Im getting this error on specific pages: 500 - DateTime::__construct(): ...
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Joomla Mass Mails not working, SMTP settings ok

I'm trying to use Joomla's Mass Mail function to test emails being sent from Joomla and a contact form plugin (Fox Contact). When trying to send an email using the Mass Mail form, Joomla shows the ...
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bxSlider as module loads the body of my template again

I face a problem with plugin bxSlider and my 2.5 Joomla website. I am using it as a custom module. The problem is that when it loads, under my image it loads the whole template again! This happens ...
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Upgraded from 2.5 to 3.5 : Joomla.JMultiSelect, Class is not defined

I've upgraded an old site from 2.5 to 3.5 and have managed to fix everything except this error : Uncaught ReferenceError: Class is not defined @ multiselect.js:12 Uncaught TypeError: Joomla....