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Fix the "Invalid Address" error, after upgrading to Joomla 3.5.1

Answer for Users: If you are getting this error because you are using some extension that sends emails, please visit the developer page, and first make sure you are using the latest version. If you ...
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My Captcha stopped working after upgrading to Joomla 3.5

Answer for Joomla! users Well, that is not a very simple one to answer, and others have already tried to explain.Namely: GitHub Issue #9544 Similar post in Joomla.StackExchange.com Joomla Forum ...
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"Download of update package failed." when trying to upgrade to 3.6.2

You can download the Joomla upgrade package and place it in the tmp folder using FTP. Then run the installation again. It will work.
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"ERROR: The archive file is corrupt, truncated or archive parts are missing" while trying to update

I added slash before home in the configuration.php public $tmp_path = '/home/host/public_html/tmp';
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How to force cache/browser data clearing in browser?

I have faced the very same problem many, many times. In the meantime I have learned that one can force browser to clear its cache only by versioning assets loading. So you need to find where your ...
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Necessary to Upgrade Joomla? When Joomla as internal Portal - Intranet

Good question! The answer probably depends on what sort of information is stored on the intranet and whether the employees and contractors who have access to the intranet are competent and can be ...
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How to force cache/browser data clearing in browser?

You can use mediaVersion. There are a few ways to do that. Look into those 2: Manually adding version to loaded files: $v = JFactory::getDocument()->getMediaVersion() JHtml versioning of loaded ...
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Frustrating upgrade J2.5 to J3 not working

I am a big fan of SP Transfer. You can migrate over the database table pretty easily that way. https://www.kainotomo.com/products/sp-transfer
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Joomla backend stopped working suddenly because of PHP version

If you used the hosting built-in 1-click-installer for Joomla, then you probably managed to bypass the minimum PHP version requirements. However you wont be able to use Joomla until you upgrade to ...
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Fix the "Invalid Address" error, after upgrading to Joomla 3.5.1

I also got this error when the $replyTo variable was empty and had to use if ( !empty($replyTo) ) { $mailer->addReplyTo($replyTo, $replyToName); }
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How to manage multiple Joomla sites and their updates

Two Software-as-a-Service solutions have already been mentioned: https://mysites.guru/ (formerly myjoomla.com) https://watchful.net/ (formerly watchful.li) And those commercial SaaS solutions are ...
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"Download of update package failed." when trying to upgrade to 3.6.2

Make sure your Joomla Update Component is updated, you might have to Clear Cache and Find Updates under Extensions → Manage → Update. If you have Akeeba Backup installed, make sure it's ...
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After upgrade to Joomla 3.6, new saved articles are on the bottom of the articles list

This is a bug (some claim it's a feature) and is currently being sorted out here: https://github.com/joomla/joomla-cms/issues/11103 I think there will be a Joomla 3.6.1 very soon.
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Necessary to Upgrade Joomla? When Joomla as internal Portal - Intranet

Unless you are blocking Internet access to all users of the intranet, you have to apply security updates. The most common attack vectors can be used to attack your internal site: Both a fishing ...
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"ERROR: The archive file is corrupt, truncated or archive parts are missing" while trying to update

Finally I found the solution! The problem is that, for some reason, the Joomla was saving the temporary file to the "administrator/tmp" folder BUT the fopen function expects a fully qualified path, so ...
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How to force cache/browser data clearing in browser?

The only way to reliably bust the cache of client browsers is to change the name of the asset in question; forcing all browsers to download it.
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500 error when trying to upgrade from 3.6.2 to 3.6.5

From phpMyAdmin, disable system plugins one by one (highest IDs first) until the problem is no more (then you will be able to find the culprit). You can also disable system plugins by just renaming ...
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How to force cache/browser data clearing in browser?

Add the timestamp of the file as parameter so that the file will not be cached. $mtime = filemtime('/path/to/script/script.js'); JFactory::getDocument()->addScript('/url/of/script/script.js?t='.$...
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How to force cache/browser data clearing in browser?

You can use JCH Optimize to combine and optimize the delivering of all the script files - CSS and Java. Each combined file gets a new name, when you clear the cache in the plugin. I always use the ...
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Broken website due to outdated installation and host php upgrade - how to migrate/upgrade manually?

I would suggest you switch back to the earlier version of PHP and upgrade the Joomla site to the latest level and then switch back to PHP 7.x If you login to the hosting account for the website ...
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Joomla 3.10.1 Pre Update Check Missing

When you are in the Joomla Update page select Options up in the top right corner. From there change the channel to Joomla Next, you are probably still on Default which is Joomla 3.x You may also ...
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New to Joomla and my site needs critical updates. HELP!

There is a not a simple step by step answer for you unfortunately as there is so much information we don't know about your hosting and Joomla environment. The approaches available will general fall ...
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Upgrade to 4.4 - Ajax error / 90.2% completed

Based on completing about 50 Joomla 3 to Joomla 4 migrations so far, I recommend the following: In Extension Manager, sort extensions by ID by clicking on "ID" at the top right hand corner ...
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Joomla backend not reflecting updated PHP version

Look in your .htaccess file to see what version of PHP was added via cPanel. Depending on the host it is usually reflected in either .htaccess or a php.ini file in the root of your directory. Just ...
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Frustrating upgrade J2.5 to J3 not working

You don't need to make a new site. You can just update by following these steps - Video by Brian Teemann on Siteground
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Making Joomla 2.5 component compatible with Joomla 3

The link of FFrewin should answer your question. This here is just an additions about the upcoming change in Joomla 3.8. We changed the libraries to namespaces. So your controller should extend then ...
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Error on upgrade of database

I edited configuration.php and replaced the db user with the local MySQL root user, and the errors no longer occurred. This must mean the local MySQL user has rights issues to the local MySQL ...
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"invalid login" when attempting to update Joomla 3.4.8 to 3.7.5

Please note that you can not update directly from Joomla! lower than 3.6.5 (3.0.0 to 3.6.4 inclusive) to Joomla! 3.6.5 or later using the extensions manager. You need to use Joomla! Update or perform ...
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"invalid login" when attempting to update Joomla 3.4.8 to 3.7.5

Try to install a fresh 3.4.8 on the same machine, same place, keep all things equal. If this doesn't work, there's a problem with your server and Joomla should tell you something about the problem (...
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403 access forbidden when upgrading to 3.7

If you have installed "Admin Tools", first of all, try to disable it (it can be do it by accessing via FTP to the plugin and change the name, or by their configuration). Other thing you can try is to ...
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