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Add an exception to Joomla's .htaccess rewrite rules to allow an Owncloud subdirectory

i'm actually use Joomla in our website and i would like to add Owncloud. The .htaccess in the root let Joomla side works without trouble: RewriteEngine On RewriteCond %{REQUEST_URI} !^/Joomla3 ...
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.htaccess: DirectoryIndex and 403 forbidden

I am learning .htaccess directives. To test, I create a new .htaccess file under my Joomla website and a test.html file. Then I put DirectoryIndex test.html in the .htaccess file. However, I am ...
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Why my site can run without .htaccess

I build my site with Joomla and host with Linode. I was trying to understand .htaccess file. I learned some directives and added them on my htaccess.txt file but things weren't going as I expected. ...
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Splitting an existing site into sub-domains and using a landing page with an http 301 - is this just wrong?

I currently manage a website for a large(ish) primary school. I'm in the process of rebuilding their website, and have had a thought today about how to potentially better organise the content. We ...
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Clear old SEO content from Joomla

Current situation Our previous website was built to be embedded in Joomla, stuff like "About" were Joomla content, but the main page was custom PHP. Now that we moved to a complete custom ...
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API Translate doens't work in Gtranslate goo.gl/IGx8vp

I have installed Translate API Key in GTranslate plugin in Joomla 3.4, and it doesn't work. It only keeps the previous translate articles before the end of the Free API Translate. The plugin's name: ...
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Joomla creating /2-uncategorised/ page's, duplicate content?

I've added some pages to a Joomla website (by adding articles). At first these articles weren't linked to the right menu yet. So the link was something like "site.com/2-uncategorised/25-bureau-lokeren"...
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How does SEO work with a Custom HTML module as the “heading” of the article

I am using Joomla CMS and I have a menu item that links to an article. I also have a Custom HTML module that I have place at the top/above that article, and in this custom module I have placed the <...
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Suspicious script loads ONLY when navigating to site via search engines

I cannot find anywhere on our site where this code is referenced. More importantly it does not appear when navigating directly to our URL, it only appears when coming from a search engine (including ...
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Huge database-like site: joomla vs wordpress problem

Currently my company is planning to develop a huge, country-wide website that would mailny contain massive database of products (culinary), places (stores, restaurants), recipes... It will also have a ...
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Detect Joomla session from nginx

Currently I'm using nginx's fastcgi_cache to cache a Joomla front-end. The problem is the joomla session is encrypted, thus provide me no way to know when a user is logged in in the front-end or not (...
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Lightspeed webstore runs very slow

I am currently working on a website that was built by another developer. It is a Joomla website on the front-end, and the back-end is being managed through Lightspeed. Lightspeed builds out a webstore ...
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How to make a Parent Category a menu item in Joomla 3?

I migrated a Joomla 1.5 site to Joomla 3 and the sections properly became parent categories. But when I try to create a menu item with that parent category it says Warning: Save failed with the ...
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Should we modify our Joomla robots.txt after Google's announcement on crawling of CSS and JavaScript?

Have come across an announcement from Google: http://googlewebmastercentral.blogspot.in/2014/10/updating-our-technical-webmaster.html It states: For optimal rendering and indexing, our new ...
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Whats the use of mysql.safe_mode in php.ini file?

I've seen some website on security recommend to enable mysql.safe_mode in php.ini # Enable SQL safe mode sql.safe_mode = On When I searched hard to find info on this, I found this: If the SQL ...
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Why do some Nginx configurations block download agents using Wget?

I noticed that some Nginx configurations block download agents using Wget like this: if ($http_user_agent ~* LWP::Simple|wget) { return 403; } Why block Wget? If I use the above code in my ...
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Can Joomla and Wordpress use same MySQL database?

I have a Joomla site installed at domain.com/fresh. Now, I want to install WordPress. I am planning to install WordPress under subdirectory "information"; so my url will be domain.com/information. Now,...
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Why do I see requests from BOT/0.1 (BOT for JCE) in my server access log and what should I do about them?

My server keeps getting requests with user agent identified as BOT/0.1 (BOT for JCE). The first one arrived 2013-09-14 22:13:17 CEST, the last one yet about three days ago, 2014-08-12 06:05:39 CEST. ...
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Domain name name repeated in the URL — what is wrong with my Joomla/nginx setup?

I have a joomla site being served from an nginx server with the following config server { listen 80; server_name heftpathology.com; server_name_in_redirect off; access_log /var/log/...
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Need help with understanding IP blocks

I'm trying to troubleshoot some problems with users being blocked from our website by CloudFlare. We run a Joomla 2.5 installation with RSFirewall. I have the list of IP blocks that CloudFlare uses, ...
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Revamped Joomla site to Google search engine

I am about to upload a revamped site of Joomla (update from 1.5 to 2.5 + changes). I currently have a test bed subdomain that I am currently working on. In few days I am about to do the swap and ...
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No description for any page on the website is available in Google despite robots.txt allowing crawling

I seem to have the weirdest issue with Search Engine Optimization, and I asked the IT folks at my university, I asked people on Joomla forums and I am trying to sort this issue out using Google ...
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Can Joomla have a different URL for backend management?

My site will be maintained mostly by myself, and maybe 1 or 2 others. I want to know if it's possible if the back end can be managed from a different folder structure? ie. www.example.com <- user ...
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Removing Joomla from client's server

I've been designing a website for a client. It is since completed and I have the ftp details to upload the site. It appears they are using software called "Joomla!" How should I go about removing ...
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Google is changing my urls in search results - Joomla3 bug

My urls is something like escene.ir/component/products/تلفن-های-تحت-شبکه-مدیریتی/Escene-ES620-PEN-IP-Phone?task=view.12 but when I try to search site:escene.ir to see the whole links of my site, ...
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Joomla internal only page

I have a LAMP setup and Joomla. I want to have some URLs/pages in my Joomla website only internally to my subnet. Is there a file/URL equivalent for Directory like this? <Directory /usr/share/...
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SEO: Joomla Category Page Optimization + Canonical Linking

I'm wondering how best to optimize my Joomla site's SEO. I have pages with multiple articles on each page. Either via category-type pages, or via modules. In each case, I'm not wanting users to ...
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Joomla 3.2.2 - frontend connection problems, backend working perfect [closed]

First of all, I'd like to say hello to everybody in this great community :) Countless times before, I was able to find my way out of a problem thanks to you. But now, I can't find any similar topic to ...
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Emails from joomla 2.5 being marked as “Phishing” mails for vendor and client

The Mails from Joomla to customer as well as vendor are being marked as "phishing" mails. As per solutions provided in the other posts, I checked the header and it is being marked as "Spf-Fail". What ...
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Cannot add DataTables.net javascript into Joomla 1.5

I've been having this problem where i couldn't add Datatables.net javascript into my Joomla article. I have been trying to include it through Jumi. To say that my editor strips of the tag is ...
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Best way to optimize joomla cache. Difference between Global configuration cache and system cache plugin

I need to know for a Joomla site there is system cache plugin then there is global configuration setting to enable cache - how is it different from system cache plugin below are some of ...
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How to slim down Joomla for clients? [closed]

I am just wondering is there a way I can create a 'lite' version of the admin backend, removing all the things my client wont need and just including things like article creation, web store stuff etc.....
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Move a well-indexed website from one framework to another

My company decided to get a new website, while retaining the same domain (e.g., mycompany.com). We are currently using Joomla (still active), and the new website will be a self-hosted WordPress. ...
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cloudflare for joomla website and how to make it more optimized [duplicate]

In our office somebody told to use cloudflare for better website browsing at client end.!! I've put our company's website on cloudflare, now.. what other changes should i make to make my website ...
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Redirect link of old webpage to new webpage in Joomla 2.5

I have modified my website www.vidyaniketan.in. It is a Joomla 2.5 site. When I search for it in Google by URL, there are several sub-links displayed (e.g., "ABOUT US"). this links to the old webpage. ...
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Joomla! 1.5.9 changing page titles on menu

I am working in Joomla! 1.5.9 and trying to change the names to the page titles in the menu browser (I think that's what it's called). I have only been able to find basic page info on those specific ...
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Is there a permalink to the latest version of Joomla (zip archive)?

I'm trying to automate WHM to download and install Joomla into any new cPanel accounts I create, rather than doing it manually each time. However I can't find any permalink to the latest version of ...
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Is it safe to leave the Joomla setting “Preview Module Positions” enabled?

Using at least Joomla 2.5 and 3.1. Under the template manager options the setting "Preview Module Positions" must be set to "enabled" for previews to work. My question is, why isn't this feature ...
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Is Plone really without security holes as Wiki article suggests?

According to this wiki article (chapter): http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Plone_(software)#Focus_on_Security From 2010 there has not been a single vulnerability. Is this true and Plone is the most ...
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Changing www.sitename.com/administrator

How to change www.sitename.com/administrator to www.sitename.com/administratorSr5£d?€-^@L (or anything similar) in order to make it very very hard for any spiteful person or hacker to reach the ...
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Prevent an associate from changing the Joomla administrator password that they know?

How is it possible to prevent my freelancer from changing behind my back the Joomla! administrator's password used for getting to the backend of the Site and that I was compelled to let him know for ...
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Joomla Article Manager

The Window where the article must be written is not provided with the Formatting icons bar on top. "Toggle Editor" at the bottom right of the same Window is not showing. I need instructions on how to ...
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Access denied 403 errors after migrating my site

I've recently migrated my Joomla site from one shared hosting to another with Hostgator. GWT notified me about many 403 access denied pages. I've checked with Firebug too, and even though browser is ...
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Joomla jUpgrade stops at “Migrating undefined”

I'm trying to use jUpgrade to migrate a Joomla 1.5.26 installation to 2.5. It is failing at: Upgrading progress... Migrating undefined It never proceeds from here. Checking the error log in /...
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Server log what does “ho=<something>” mean?

I have got a Joomla site that got hacked and I am looking at the server logs and I see something like: GET /bind.php ho=mx01.1and1.es&po=25&ma=cristina%40bpmlighting.com&lo=cristina&...
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Which folders need to be backed up for migration in Joomla?

I'm helping someone update & migrate their old website, built on the Joomla framework. Currently it is running on Joomla 1.5.8 which is an ancient version. I've convinced them to upgrade Joomla to ...
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How to prevent 206 HTTP status codes

I recently upgraded my website from Joomla 1.5 to Joomla 3.0 and I have been getting a crazy amount of traffic through 206 codes than previously with Joomla 1.5. I don't know where to start to go ...
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Legitimate emails from web contact form in Joomla website get marked as spam/phishing by Gmail

I'm using a Perfect Web contact form on my Joomla 2.5 website. The contact form emails all the info when a user fills it in and sends it to my Gmail account which in turn forwards it to my office ...
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customize no access error message [closed]

I am using joomla 3.x and have restricted access of some articles to certain user groups. When I am not logged in I get a really ugly message "You are not authorized to view this resource". I would ...
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Joomla one time self registration with unique code [closed]

I am trying to find out if there is an extension for Joomla where you can use a unique coupon code to access the self registration form. After the code has been used it should get invalid so that a ...