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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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Upgrade to J3 gives JHtmlBehavior::mootools not found

Found the issue in my own custom component...ugh. I couldn't find the offending code because I was looking for JHtmlBehavior::mootools. But the offending code was this: JHTML::_('behavior.mootools');...
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How to manage multiple Joomla sites and their updates

mysites.guru (formerly myjoomla.com) does everything you are asking for: ✔ manage Joomla websites at different versions centrally for different clients ✔ update Joomla ✔ update extensions plus a great ...
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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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Fatal error: Call to a member function get() on Templates Manager

Well, a quick look inside the templates folder of the site, presented me the ugly truth - it seems that whoever did the upgrade, has never considered to clean up the site from old code/extensions/...
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Upgrade to Joomla 3 not available

Try this: Go to Components>Joomla! Update Click the Options icon in the upper right corner If it's on Long Term Support, switch it to Short Term Support and save See if that makes the 3.3.X update ...
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Upgrade to Joomla 3 not available

I had this issue a long time ago too. I cleared and purged all available caches, tried again and it worked. You do have an alternative which is download the update package: Joomla_3.3.6-Stable-...
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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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Unable to log in after upgrading joomla 2.5 to 3.0

There was a similar question a couple of months ago, and the user ended up starting over with a fresh installation of Joomla. However, this might not be an option depending on how much work you've ...
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Upgrade From 2.5.x to 3.x SQL error: 1091 Can't DROP 'usertype';

First, go to PhpMyAdmin, open the #__users table and check that the usertype columns exists. If it doesn't exist then Create a new column and call it usertype. If it does exist, then follow these ...
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Upgrade From 2.5.x to 3.x SQL error: 1091 Can't DROP 'usertype';

I had the same problem recently. What helped was: In administrator/components/com-admin/sql/updates, delete all the sql files for versions older than the start version (in my case I was updating ...
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Downgrade (rollback) Joomla Versions

Quick Dirty Method: Take a backup of your Joomla 3.4.3 site and set it up on your localhost. Once done, download the Joomla 3.4.1 Update Package and extract it in the root directory. Don't worry about ...
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Invalid token after upgrading Joomla to 3.5

Apparently there area couple of issues with Joomla 3.5.0, one being to do with the session. Joomla 3.5.1 will be released tonight, hopefully fixing your issue. It may be an idea to put your site ...
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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?

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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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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Upgrade From 2.5.x to 3.x SQL error: 1091 Can't DROP 'usertype';

Finally able to upgrade site from Joomla 2.5.15 to Joomla 3.3.6 the upgrade work like below. Started with Joomla 2.5.15 -> J 2.5.17 -> J 2.5.27 -> J 3.0.0 -> J 3.0.1 The Detailed ...
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Upgrade to J3 gives JHtmlBehavior::mootools not found

Although MooTools is deprecated in Joomla 3, it's still available (but might be removed in future versions). You can load the framework by adding JHtml::_('behavior.framework'); (or if you need ...
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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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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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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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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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Unable to log in after upgrading joomla 2.5 to 3.0

Go to PHPmyAdmin and open the #__users table. Find the row for your username and in the password column, change the value to: $2y$10$URiAMY7fBnA75xlGoUmW0uuJ.SegjlM5YnFSPuO.hI9XHzPYxRoPO This hash = ...
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Error when upgrading from Joomla 2.5 to 3.3

According to your error reports, the following plugins/modules are causing problems: jQuery Integrator (Plugin) According to the developers website, the plugin is no longer supported. In addition, ...
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Can I remove the weblinks component if I upgrade from Joomla 3.3 to 3.4?

Weblinks component is not a locked extension and can be uninstalled anyway, even in your current J2.5 site. Update: Note though, that despite the component is allowed to be uninstalled, doing so can ...
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Upgrade to J3 gives JHtmlBehavior::mootools not found

Here are some steps in order to find where the code is coming from: Well the best way is to download a full copy of the website, and do a OS system search inside its directory for JHTML::_('behavior....
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Upgrade to J3 gives JHtmlBehavior::mootools not found

This is a PHP error resulting in Joomla throwing an error, so, not a Javascript error and not something to be fixed by adding more PHP. As you suspected you need to find the source of the errant PHP ...
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Unable to log in after upgrading joomla 2.5 to 3.0

A few additional troubleshooting ideas that may help on this issue, sometimes combined with steps described in the other answers. Clear - Refresh browser cache, cookies, or try with a different ...
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Error after upgrading to joomla 3.3

You should try to fix the database. Go to "Extensions Manager" -> choose "Database" in the sidebar menu -> click "Fix" button.
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