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Where can I configure the page title separator from "-" to "|"?

Go to Languages > Overrides Select your site language Create a new override Enter JPAGETITLE in the Language Constant text box Enter %1$s | %2$s in the Text textarea
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You must provide at least one recipient email address (when saving Global Configuration)

Hmm, I think I sorted out from where this notice is coming from. It looks like responsible for this is the latest version of Akeeba Admin Tools Pro (maybe it's also in the free core version don't know ...
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How to add 5 hours to a datetime stamp?

By default JHtml::date() accounts for user's timezone, which, if not set, defaults to site's timezone (set in Global Configuration). Pass another argument with value null to leave the date as is. Also,...
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How do I access global joomla configuration values using codes?

JFactory::getApplication()->get('list_limit'); I suppose I got a bit confused by the jargon ambiguity and so did my google searches for the same. Feel free to mark this as a duplicate question if ...
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How to move my site from subfolder to root?

Best would be to change the assigned root folder of your site on your web hosting seetings. I do this so I can build new versions of my site and save/keep the old versions alive; all I have to do is ...
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Folder 1new created during Joomla update

Are you sure this folder was created with the update? What it looks to me is that your joomla is configured to have its tmp and logs directories inside this 1new folder, like so: 1new/logs & 1new/...
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SMTP connect() failed, Cannot send mails

Here are the official Joomla! Docs for anyone else looking in the future: https://docs.joomla.org/How_do_I_use_Gmail_as_my_mail_server%3F How do I use Gmail as my mail server? If you have a working ...
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Global Configuration page not showing correctly

I had exactly the same problem in two sites: Global Configuration page is showing without any layout or buttons. That worked for me: A bclass.php file placed in: PATH_TO_JOOMLA_SITE/libraries/joomla/...
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my global configuration looks wrong

Click on the **mod_quickicon_global_configuration** and that should take you to the Global Configuration where you can select the second tab across, **COM_CONFIG_SYSTEM**, and then change the second ...
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In which joomla table is the global user configuration stored?

Component configuration is stored in #__extensions table.
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Making /joomla subdirectory the website root AND forcing HTTPS

For my environments I use this piece of code in the .htaccess of the root directory, in your case /web RewriteEngine On # External Redirect adding leading www to domain or any subdomain if missing ...
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Where do I define custom global variables in my Joomla project?

See the documentation for Adding Configuration Parameters. This then makes your configuration parameters available via the params, these can be obtained anywhere using the JComponentHelper class or ...
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Is it possible to maintain meta keyword for each page?

Yes you can. Joomla! provides a mechanism that starts from the general to the particular, the metadata management is a clear example, let me explain you how this works: The small modular part here is ...
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How to use 'showon' with global settings in menu item parameter?

The interesting bit here, I think, is that the "Use Global" option leaves the field empty so this simple approach will work for you, but only as long as the global value is 0: showon="...
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Custom User-Group: Giving access to users component administration

I can not reproduce this on a Joomla! 3.7.2. The steps below are what I did. Can you follow them and report back if this works for you? Created the Custom User-group, it is a child of the Public - ...
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Can't Send Test Mail even the settings are correct

Clearing the Joomla cache may solve your problem. See https://github.com/joomla/joomla-cms/issues/11098 for details.
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View site as a guest

Unfortunately, when you have your site offline, you will be required to login to view the site. You will be presented with a login form as shown here: There was an extension created to get around ...
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Global Configuration page not showing correctly

Clearing the Joomla cache and your local browser cache can often fix this type of issue especially after updating from Joomla 2.5.8 to 3.x or after moving the website from one host to another.
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'fsockopen(): unable to connect to :80' when saving global configuration

I had a similar problem but could not disable any extensions that I thought were causing the problem. I had to go into MySQL to disable it. MariaDB [fe_joomla]> select extension_id, package_id, ...
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Batch processing Menu Item options

Just did this with joomla 3.7, only needed to change one param. here is the code i used successfully: update xxx_menu set params = replace(params,'"show_page_heading":"1"','"show_page_heading":"0"') ...
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SMTP connect() failed, Cannot send mails

IMAP/SMTP do not work be default with Gmail accounts. Probably need to enable less secure apps: https://support.google.com/accounts/answer/6010255?hl=en
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Activation email not being sent

We had the same issue yesterday along with another issue which was part of the same problem. We had tried everything mentioned above then decided to ring the hosting company. This was a good move ...
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Activation email not being sent

Try this configuration once, if it worked. You haven't set it up correctly. Use Gmail as your mailer, below are the SMTP config and it works perfectly (even on localhost) Go to Global Configuration -...
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Activation email not being sent

Step 1: Check your junk mail. You will HATE yourself if you don't and that's where it is. Step 2: Make sure your site can send emails. Fill out a webform, use the Send Test Email, anything, with your ...
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Activation email not being sent

I had this issue with one of the latest Joomla 3.5.xx updates. Now you have to fill in the senders eMail address in the joomla config. Did you do that?
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Can Only Log In to Joomla Backend with Emergency Root User

Either your website was hacked or you (or an extension that you installed) have modified some core files. A quick resolution to this problem is copying over the Joomla files from a fresh Joomla ...
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Can Only Log In to Joomla Backend with Emergency Root User

It seems to me like you have edited some core files and introduced a syntax error. Download files from the same Joomla version you are using and overwrite the current ones.
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