Questions tagged [update]

This tag is for questions about upgrading within the same Joomla major version, or upgrading from Joomla 2.5 to 3. For questions about going from Joomla 1.5 to 2.5+, please use the Migration tag.

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I am new to Joomla and I'm trying to figure out if I need to install the software or if I can just log in online to make changes

I recently started a summer job and it requires some website management. The company that hired me already has their website through Joomla! and I am just trying to figure out if I need to download ...
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Update Joomla! 3.10.8 to PHP 7.4 or PHP 8.0

I am using a Joomla! 3.10.8 Stack from Turnkey Linux, it shows a warning, that I have to upgrade to a higher PHP-version. So how I update/upgrade the higher PHP-version? And is it clever to upgrade to ...
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Reducing frequency of the "Joomla! update available" mails to once per day or once per week

Is there a way to reduce the frequency of the automatic "Joomla! Update available" mails? I do not want to disable the plugin, because I want to be notified about updates. But multiple mails ...
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Upload volume changes do not apply to php.ini

Hi I have a centos 7 server and a cwp 7 panel. I have the latest version of Joomla and WordPress installed on them. The size of uploaded files in Joomla is 2 MB. I increased the upload_max_filesize ...
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Joomla 3.10.1 Pre Update Check Missing

I upgraded a few of my sites from 3.9.28 to 3.10.1 today. I can't see any pre-upgrade check as described here https://docs.joomla.org/Pre-Update_Check I've cleared the site cache, refreshed the page ...
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Disable Update Sites Reverts Back to Enabled

Joomla 3.9.21 I have a number of extensions that are notifying me of updates in the Joomla dashboard, I want to temporarily disable these notifications. (I know this isn't best practice and it's ...
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Update from 3.9.x to 4.x

I want to try Joomla 4.x In the documentation for Joomla 3.x to 4.x Step by Step Migration it says: Select Joomla Next (This is the current text - it may be different in the future) from the drop-...
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504 Gateway Time-out on Update

Joomla 3.9.19 When I attempt to upgrade from 3.9.19 to 3.9.20 I am getting the following error after about 2 - 3 minutes after clicking 'update'. 504 Gateway Time-out The server didn't respond in ...
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Error when updating Gantry from 4.1.20 to 4.1.32

My joomla is version: 3.2.7 and Gantry is 4.1.20. I downloaded Gantry 4.1.32, but when I tried to update, this message appears: Fatal error: Call to undefined method JInstallerAdapterPackage::...
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Error Updating Component - does not update

I'm not sure if it's a good title for my question, because my component actually updates - at least that's what Joomla tells me. So, the problem is that I developed a component and now I need to ...
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Update Joomla Site With FTP From Admin Panel

I just set-up a VPS and installed Joomla. Now I need to update. When I click on the update button, and I try to do it through FTP I get this error message JFTP: :connect: Could not connect to ...
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Unable to deploy updateserver for site module

Joomla! does not recognize my module update, so I decided to create a blank module to see if it suffered the same issue -- it did. When I search for updates my mod_extension is not visible in the ...
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How to inject a custom message in joomla update without touching the core code

I created my own component in joomla and I want to show a custom warning when my users want to auto update the component. When they try to update it joomla could not find the zip file and return a ...
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"Failed deleting inaccessible file" error while updating JCE editor pro to 2.8.1

I am trying to update JCE editor pro to 2.8.1, but I get the following error: Joomla\Filesystem\File::delete: Failed deleting inaccessible file controller.php We are using PHP7.2 and Joomla 3.9.13 ...
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Error coming from T3-framework while updating Joomla

I am trying to update the Joomla version and T3-Framework version of our website and there seems to be a bug somewhere. Current JOOMLA version: 3.7.4 Current T3-FRAMEWORK version: 2.4.1 I first ...
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How to maintain a configuration change after Joomla update?

My component hooks into some core Joomla behaviour, adding an extra path that it needs other related components to be able to use. I do this simply by adding it to the global path include ( defines....
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Joomla update gone wrong

I tried to update my Joomla site (www.thecolourchangers.nl) to Joomla3.6.5 via the update button and the site has made a backup. The trouble is: nothing is working anymore. I have unpacked the /tmp ...
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0 - Using $this when not in object content

I moved a website from server (PHP 5.6.38) to localhost (PHP 7.2.10). And I receive this error in the page title (in the chrome tab): 0 - Using $this when not in object content While searching ...
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Update path does not exist. / Error updating COM_INSTALLER_TYPE_TYPE_

Since upgrading to J! 3.9.0 I'm getting this error on EVERY extension update except for the few who use an update routine that appears to bypass normal Joomla workings - StackIdea's EasyBlog and ...
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Cannot update RokSprocket Module 2.1.x to latest 2.1.24

I'm having a issue with a module update in Joomla. I cannot update from RokSprocket Module 2.1.x to latest 2.1.24 I am getting the error on trying to update Error RokSprocket needs at least RokCommon ...
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Manually update Joomla 3.5+ to latest version

I have a Joomla installation, version 3.5+, but I cannot update, no matter what I tried. I tried to use the Joomla Update component, tried to upload the package, it just doesn't work. I then tried to ...
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3.5.1 to 3.8.7?

I have used JustHost as my ISP for years. Previously they would make a current version of joomla available and my control panel would alert me to a new version being available. At some point, they ...
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Two querry with the same value

I made this querry that counts all the statuses "1" for a certain ID and their summarizes add in the column "result" and it works great: $query = $db->getQuery(true); $query->select('COUNT(*)');...
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Unable to update Joomla core package

When I go to Joomla! Update it is showing the following: No updates available. You are on the "Default" update channel. Through this channel you'll receive notifications for all updates of the ...
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Errors trying to update joomla 3.8

I have tried to update my Joomla website,to the newest update from the admin area. After attempting to update,i have received this error message: ERROR: Could not open archive part file root/temp/...
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Error displaying the error page: Call to undefined method JAdminCssMenu::addChild()

today updated Joomla 3.7.5 on 3.8.0 & I have error: "Error displaying the error page: Call to undefined method JAdminCssMenu::addChild(): Call to undefined method JAdminCssMenu::addChild()" ...
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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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Joomla Update 3.7.3 has broken my website. AbstractApplication.php error

I recently updated my Joomla site to 3.7.3 and it broke the site by displaying a blank page. I turned error reporting on and it gives me an error related to AbstractApplication.php. The site: http:/...
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Your PHP Version Will Be Unsupported in Joomla! 3.3

I am using PHP Version 7.0.12 and Joomla Version 3.7.3. And I am facing this message "Your PHP Version Will Be Unsupported in Joomla! 3.3" As per Joomla 3.3 System requirement: Starting with ...
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How can I ensure a plugin update is compatible with my current Joomla installation?

I'm new to Joomla, so please forgive me if this is obvious. I have done some searching and I am competent with Wordpress so I'm hoping it's not! I'm currently running 3.4.8 and when updating certain ...
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JFTP: :append: Bad response when updating to Joomla 3.7.0

I'm having an issue while updating Joomla 3.6.5 to 3.7.0. Always when I try to update I get a Error message saying: JFTP: :append: Bad response So far I've tried: Checked FTP settings in ...
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Joomla 3.7.0 Update Saving Articles

Having updated 2 sites to Joomla 3.7.0 I cannot save any articles, the error message is Error decoding JSON data: Syntax error Template is JSN Epic Pro
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Joomla is already up to date - but I never updated it

I have a joomla! site installed in the root of my website and (it's a long story I can't solve right now) some other joomla! sites installed each in its own subfolder. I upgraded joomla! to the ...
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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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Error decoding JSON data: quoted object property name expected

We're having issues with our website. We have migrated our Joomla content through J2XML to our new server where we started almost fresh (except the imported content, which was later imported to K2 ...
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Update Joomla without working Backend (PHP version was updated)

My provider recently removed an older PHP version and I forgot to update one of the Joomla installations. Now I'm left with a broken front- and backend that only shows me What now? Is there any ...
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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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Cannot find a way to update Joomla from 3.3.6

I have recently started doing some maintenance of a website managed by Joomla. It kept giving me headaches, so I decided it might be due to the fact that the version is outdated. However, it just ...
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Implementing Joomla update system for extension hosted on Github

I have a number of Joomla extensions on the JED. I haven't set up a site for them; I'm just pointing JED at their location on Github. I've also never implemented auto-update for any of them. JED now ...
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Folder 1new created during Joomla update

I recently updated my Joomla installation and noticed that the installer created folder named 1new on the server. Folder contains two subfolders; tmp and logs. Logs folder contains two files ...
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Update extension using zip file

I'm developing a component for Joomla 3.6.4. The component includes some custom SQL tables. Now I'd like to add more tables in another version of the same component, but it seems like there's no way ...
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When a Component/Plugin was updated

Is there a way to check when a component/plugin was updated? I have a problem with my Joomla installation and I updated a component/plugin soon, but cannot remember which and when..
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How to use Github as an auto-update deployment server for Joomla 3.x extension

I have gone through the two closest topics I could find here, but the auto-update extension still does not work. I have created a 3rd party extension called paystack, that works with the Jeema SMS ...
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Issues updating from Joomla 3.4.8 to 3.6.5

I seem to have a major problem in the back-end of my site, but I am stumped as to where to fix it. When I try to update my site from J3.4.8 to 3.6.5 with the Joomla!Update component, the screen ...
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Joomla does not find my plugin update

I made my first plugin and want to setup an update site as well. My joomla does not find the update (after pressing clean cache of course). The update server is found and it load my xml. My manifest ...
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Mysql Error 1273 when moving DB from dev to live server

So, I recently updated to version 3.6.5. I initially tested the update on a test server before moving the update to my live server. The issue I'm running into is Mysql 1273 Error CREATE TABLE `...
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Database errors after moving remote db to localhost

I've recently run into a strange issue after upgrading to 3.6.5. I've been trying to resolve issues with a failed one-click-update to my live site. Thankfully, I had a pre-updated backup living on a ...
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Fix database after failed update

So, I recently had an issue with a failure with updating to Joomla 3.6.5. It looks like I was mostly able to recover from the error by manually updating, however there seem to be issues with the ...
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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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No joomla update notification

I want to update my joomla and usually there is an update notification when there is a newer version available. I'm on 3.0.3 now so it's pretty old, but still no update message to be found anywhere. ...
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