Here are the official Joomla! Docs for anyone else looking in the future:
How do I use Gmail as my mail server?
If you have a working Gmail account you can use Gmail as your mail
server by setting it in the global configuration.
On the server tab set the following:
SMTP Host: smtp....
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:
After removing that file, the Global Configuration page went back to normal.
Apparently this was a file from when the site is hacked.
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 field under **COM_CONFIG_DEBUG_SETTINGS** change to **JNO** and then click Save.
Or you can edit your configuration.php for your site and change
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 the article. If you go to each one, inside you have this option in the tab called "Publishing", this replace the data in the menu item.
If you go to your menu ...
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:
The problem is the form code doesn't know what the global value is, it only knows the field is empty or filled with a value. ...