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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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Fatal error: require_once(): Failed opening | Use of undefined constant DS - assumed 'DS'

I am trying to transfer a Joomla 1.5 site to 3x series Its having // Set the table directory JTable::addIncludePath(JPATH_ADMINISTRATOR.DS.'components'.DS.'com_newtoy'.DS.'tables'); $controllerName =...
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error while updating to Joomla 3.6.0

while updating to Joomla 3.6.0 this error occurred: Duplicate column name 'last_check_timestamp' SQL=ALTER TABLE #__update_sites ADD COLUMN last_check_timestamp bigint(20) DEFAULT '0' AFTER enabled; ...
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Error after upgrading the Joomla site to Joomla 3.6

I am getting this error after upgrading my site to Joomla 3.6 It worked for few minutes then I started getting this error. and this error is coming in both admin and site side. An error has occurred....
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After upgrade to Joomla 3.6, new saved articles are on the bottom of the articles list

Yesterday I upgraded Joomla to the new 3.6 version and I published an article which didn't show up on my page. I've browsed through the articles, and the newly published article was at the bottom of ...
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Joomla Blog Error: 0 - Invalid address:

My blog has this error. The problem persits only on the pages that have articles on them. Please help! Udaipur - Blog Error: 0 - Invalid address: You may not be able to visit this page because ...
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Error: Out of sort memory, consider increasing server sort buffer size

I have upgraded the joomla website to 3.5.1 and the module manager is showing error: Out of sort memory, consider increasing server sort buffer size SQL= SELECT a.id, a.title, a.note, a....
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Joomla 3.4.8 Component SQL Update Not Working

As the title says I'm using joomla 3.4.8 I'm trying to customize the system component "com_content" what I want to do is to add an another columns on the '#__content" table in the database but the ...
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Mass Joomla sites Updates / Maintenance

I have around 100 websites on a single server, all in j3.2.x all working fine. Now if i want to add a single module/component/plugin in all the websites i have to log-in in all the websites and add ...
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Is there a better way to stop update email notifications than disabling the system plugin?

I manage around 3 dozen J! sites. Joomla 3.5+ sends an email to admins by default whenever there's an update available. Obviously I don't need 3 dozen emails every time a patch version is released. (I ...
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Joomla 3.4.8 update to 3.5 giving 'Uncaught TypeError: window.pingExtract is not a function' in console

While trying to update my Joomla instance on my native environment in OSX Yosemite 10.10.5. I am brought to the "updating" page where the progress bar shows up and a message that says 'Updating your ...
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error: Update: :Extension: Could not open https://update.joomla.org/core/sts/extension_sts.xml

im trying to update my Joomla from 3.4.5 to 3.4.8 but it doesn't work. it gives me this error: Update: :Extension: Could not open https://update.joomla.org/core/sts/extension_sts.xml I have no idea ...
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The client_id field in extensions table is not updated to 1

When I install the component com_xyz, the extensions table is updated with client_id=1. But when a package or library is getting installed this field is updated to 0. Why? Because of this the update ...
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Update server for a package or individual extention

I am bit confused and need some recommendation for a best approach to setup an update server for a collection of extensions. I got a component, library and a plugin which I put inside a single ...
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Joomla PHP does not match host PHP

I'm brand new to web development and I've installed Joomla on my website. For whatever reason I can hardly do anything because my PHP version is only 5.3 according to Joomla. However, using my cpanel ...
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How to get the Joomla Update option to appear on the Components menu?

I've got a site running Joomla 2.5.14 that I want to update. Apparently, there should be an option called "Joomla Update" on the Components menu that I can use to update the site, but it's not there. ...
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Can't edit article after Joomla 3.4.7 update

I've just updated from Joomla 3.4.6 to 3.4.7 and after doing so, I went to edit an article and received the following error message: Error You are not permitted to use that link to directly ...
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Ask for confirmation before extension update via update server

We are implementing update server for our custom joomla extension. Is it possible to ask a confirmation after selecting the extension and clicked the update button before connecting to the update ...
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Module update not detected

I've written the XML for the updateserver per the documentation, and tested that it is both valid and has a downloadurl that is functional. I have tried to clear the cache and check for updates, but ...
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Does joomla updates by itself?

I'd like that my site, which uses joomla 3.4.5, automaticly be updated by itself. Wordpress has this with the option define( 'WP_AUTO_UPDATE_CORE', 'true' ); in the file wp-config.php. If it is ...
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Miigrating 3.4.4 to 3.4.5 : warning JFolder: :delete: Path is not a folder. Path: /plugins/quickicon/eosnotify

I got this warning when migrating Joomla from 3.4.4 to 3.4.5: JFolder: :delete: Path is not a folder. Path:.../plugins/quickicon/eosnotify Does anyone know what it means? Thanks.
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Update Server for template

Is it possible to use update server for managing template updates? I read here that template is not supported. But is the article up-to-date? Because on that article there is also a line that ...
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Joomla Update: ERROR:AJAX Loading Error: Not Found

I just had to update a customers Joomla site from 3.4.1 to 3.4.4 and when I click the Joomla Update button, it throws me a Javascript alert message: ERROR:AJAX Loading Error: Not Found site Click ...
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Fatal error: JApplicationCms::getUserState()

I was trying to update my Joomla 3 site to the 3.2 stable release via Extension manager on localhost, but after installing it, I got a white screen when I try to access the back and the front-end. I'...
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How to remove weblinks component rests after updating from J 3.3 to 3.4?

I have installed the update from Joomla 3.3 to 3.4. After that, the Weblinks component showed an update, which could not be installed due to a missing database table. Furthermore, the weblinks ...
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Maintaining Update XML for an extension

When rolling out an update for an extension, one must of course define the new version in the Update XML file located on the server, like so: <update> <name>JJ Shoutbox</name> &...
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From Joomla 3 (or 3.4) will there be a one-click update?

I have one clear question: Will updating from Joomla 3.4 to any future versions including 3.4.x to 3.5.x (((to 4.x.y and ANY future versions))) have ONE-CLICK UPGRADES? Or 3.x.y to 4.x.y will still ...
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Joomla.submitbutton (…) stops working after 3.4.2 update

I just updated my local Xampp and a view remote sites from 3.4.1 to 3.4.2 and all (as far as I have tested) my custom components stopped being able to save, cancel form dialogs in the back end. What ...
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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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Errors after upgrading to Joomla 3.4.1

After upgrading from Joomla 3.3 to 3.4.1 -by extracting the Joomla update package- I was checking that all my menu tabs are working correctly. However I am facing two issues: I found that two tabs ...
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Error on Joomla 3.3 update

I am trying to upgrade my Joomla from 3.3.6 to 3.4.1. Whenever I press the update now button I get the following error: 0 Cannot open file for writing log I tried the following: I created a php ...
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Joomla takes 10 to 15 minutes to update site [duplicate]

I've seen from others that Joomla is supposed to make changes to the live site as they happen (or at least when you save.) For some reason, for me Joomla takes 10 to 15 minutes to update all of the ...
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How to update the latest row in MySQL table

The table #__virtuemart_order_histories stores the orders with their virtuemart_order_ids and every order has the records with their own virtuemart_order_history_ids. I need to update the latest ...
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JHtmlBehaviour::mootools not supported error on live site server

I have updated a copy of my site from J2.5 to J3.4 on localhost, carefully checking, updating and/or replacing all components, modules, and plugins as needed, and the updated site works fine on ...
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Update Joomla from 2.5.28 to 3.4.0

I need to update my joomla website which current version is 2.5.28. Now I'm trying to update it using this: I use XAMPP as a server environment (PHP 5.4, MySQL 5.6) Use a backup of my site Also use ...
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Upgrade Joomla 3.4 RC to 3.4 final

I have a Joomla testing site where I installed Joomla 3.4 Release Candidate. I'm aware that there's no Upgrade path from beta Versions to final Versions ...please do not upgrade any of your ...
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Joomla Component into Module

I just want to call a specific function in a component. From the RokGallery Component in: com_rokgallery\lib\RokGallery\Model\file.php there is a function called &createNew that I need in ...
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Joomla 2.5 to Joomla 3.X

I would like to know, if there're many differences between Joomla 2.5 ad Joomla 3.X How can I update my joomla website (2.5) to the last version without losing data. Same for my modules, plugins etc
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PHP version not updated when installing Joomla 3.3.6

Why isn't my PHP version updated, although I updated to the latest Joomla 3.3.6?
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Old update sqls being run on update

I'm building a custom component, and on initial install on Joomla 3.3.6 it installs properly. However, when I install again, rather than running the update sql only from the current version+, it ...
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Error 0 Cannot open file for writing log while updating

I have tried to update a Joomla website,to the newest update they have released from the admin area. But after attempting to update, I have received this error message: "An error has occurred. 0 ...
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No notification to update to latest Joomla version

I am managing a site powered by Joomla 2.5 (online installation) and hosted on Joomla free hosting. Only since the latest 2-3 months it happens that I don't receive anymore the emails reminding to ...
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Error when updating T3 template and T3 plugin: “Invalid extension update”

On a website I have a template installed which also installed the T3 framework. Each time I get a notification about an update but when installing an error occurs: Invalid extension update All ...
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Update Search Plugin from Joomla 2.5 to Joomla 3.x

I have got a search plugin, which was developed for Joomla 2.5, the code in the search.php is as follows: <?php //To prevent accessing the document directly, enter this code: // no ...
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How to re-enable an extension's update site

I have an extension shipped as a package, which combines a module, a plugin and a component. I have the usual updateserver tag in my manifest: <updateservers> <server type="extension" ...
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Is it possible to update an article remotely?

I'm maintaining a few software support sites in Joomla where parts of the content is web-formatted copies of user manuals and technical documentation. Since the source for this information is stored ...
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Where is the copy template button in Template manager in J3.3.1 after update?

I am in the backend of a Joomla 3.3.1 site and I can't see the "Copy Template" button. Is it removed from the latest Joomla or what? Updating the question... I can't see the "Copy Template" button in ...
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Where can I find Joomla upcoming release dates?

I need to do some third party extension updates on most or all of the Joomla websites I look after. I am wondering when the next Joomla updates (i.e. Joomla 2.5.21 and Joomla 3.3.1) are planned to be ...
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Joomla 1.7 Extension Manager: Update not showing any updates

I am trying to update a Joomla installation from Joomla 1.6 to the newest Joomla version that I can, at least I am trying to get to version 2.5, and hopefully 3.X. I have followed the instruction on ...
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Recommended extension / tool to check for core file modifications?

When updating Joomla sites to the latest version I always have a minor panic in case the site I'm upgrading, built in the past by some rogue developer (i.e. me, 6 years ago), happens to feature ...
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How to manage multiple Joomla sites and their updates

I have a number of Joomla 3.x sites, which I want to manage centrally, however they are all for different clients, so I cannot share any information between them. What I want to achieve is to ...