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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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Why my Joomla gallery link asks for admin access to administrator folder? And how do I fix it?

I have an image gallery component, linked to a menu item. I also have my administrator folder secured on my web host (user security). Additionally, my folders are all CHMOD 755. When I click on the ...
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Joomla: Cross site link boxes

I am currently evaluating Joomla for use on the the rebuild of our corporate website. One of the features our designs have is spaces for what we've been calling widgets. These widgets include common ...
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Joomla and Google Analytics advanced options in tracking code

I want to insert google analytics tracking code in my joomla site. so i registered in the official site of google and saw there is an advanced tab with three more options than standard. Do i have to ...
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Cookie manager PHP

I own a Joomla commerce store and although I use Google Analytics in order to track visitors, I need to install a cookie manager in order to be able to track cookies that were installed on customer ...
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In Joomla how to change the module mod_news_show_gk3?

How can I change the mod_news_show_gk3 module to: Change the size of the post image. It uses the first image of the post, but it seems to not be resizing the image. Add an extra field: It is ...
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Unified data source for k2 installed Joomla websites

I am responsible for a few web sites of my organization. I use Joomla! 2.5.9 for those web sites. They all are running at the same server. I use K2 component for content managing. I have a general ...
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Is my site hacked, or does Google have problems? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Titles in Google results contain spammy prefixes I have a webshop online and I have some problems with redirecting from Google. Case 1 When I Google for my site at ...
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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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Where to find Joomla components for 1.0.X?

I need to add new functionality to an old Joomla 1.0.15 installation. To be concrete, I need to add a component that allows me to add custom javascript to my content. I know that there is the option ...
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Conservative caching refreshes my site weirdly

I have site built in Joomla! 3.1. I spent last 2 hours trying to solve an issue: with Conservative Caching activated, my front-end auto-refresh in 8seconds. I set cache time to 25minutes, but for some ...
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Plesk 11 Preview Joomla site, formatting lost

I have a site on server A which I am about to move to server B. The transfer is all done apart from the DNS. I now want to preview my site before I change DNS, but when I try all formatting is gone. ...
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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 ...
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Joomla 1.6 site cannot add a new extension through admin interface

I'm having a very frustrating problem with my Joomla 1.6 site. I cannot add any new extensions through the admin interface. I have tried to upload the extension, or to use the search folder option or ...
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What is HTML:imghack-a [Trj]?

One of my websites (Joomla) is being blocked by Avast when I try to go to the administrator page. I get the message that there is an HTML:imghack-a [Trj] threat. I guess its a trojan, but I cannot ...
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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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I need to change hosting for multiple domains, what should I consider? [closed]

I work at a small web developer company which primarily works with Joomla!. We need to switch from one hosting to another. What should I think about? Copy all sites via FTP Copy all Databases ...
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How can I migrate articles from one Joomla 2.5 installation to another Joomla 2.5 installation?

I want to move some articles from an existing J! 2.5.x installation to another J! 2.5.x installation. I have had a look in the extensions but there is not a non commercial component that does this. ...
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Will 404 errors affect search engine ranking?

I had installed joomla in my domain with the sample data. I now removed it and installed wordpress in my domain. There are a lot of 404 errors in my domain. Will they affect my search engine rankings. ...
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Remove dynamic generated end of URL

I have a Joomla 2.5 website with joomshopping and AceSEF extension component. SEF URL generation works just fine except one issue. For some reason, there are dynamic parts generated in the end of ...
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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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Google Analytics in Joomla

I was asked by a client to insert the Google Analytics code in his joomla page. No problem, I said, peace of cake. Little did I know that it is going to be such a struggle. First of all, I ...
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Simple count visitors for front page for Joomla

We have a website with Joomla and we want to put a simple counter for visitors in front page of website, just the number of visitors. I use stat counter but the problem is that I can’t see all the ...
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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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Sqaure payments for Joomla [closed]

I'm having trouble finding a Joomla component that supports payment though Square. Does one exist or, is Paypal and Google checkout my only options.
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If I use a joomla hosting provider, am I able to customize the PHP *completely*?

not sure if this is the right place to ask. Joomla is offered by many hosting providers. I have set up joomla 1.7 on my local machine, and I've found a nice template to start with. But I customized ...
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Should I use both Robots.txt and META NAME=“ROBOTS”?

I am currently using the Robots.txt file (the standard one of joomla, to say). Now I have found that there are also specific HTML meta tags that specify desired robot behavior. Is there a reason to ...
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Apache Reverse Proxy

I would like to host 2 Joomla! websites on separate machines using XAMPP with Apache. I need to make sure it is configured the correct way but I am not sure if I understand how it is to be written in ...
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Limit Joomla user login sessions

I am testing a Joomla installation for making a commercial website where you pay for accessing content. I just found out that it is possible to login from two different computers at the same time into ...
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Need help in removing and forbidding some kind of malware in my website [closed]

I have a website based on Joomla 2.5. Recently people with AVG anti-virus started to complain that some strange windows appear when they open the site. An unknown line of code with comments "Google ...
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Migration Joomla to Codeigniter - GWT reporting lots of 404's - How to fix

I recently created a whole new fitted system structure for a site previously running on Joomla 1.5 CMS. They wanted something more simple and elegant, and their back-end was a mess of modules and ...
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SEO Joomla URL to WordPress URL's

I am trying to migrate from Joomla 1.5 SEF URL's to WordPress SEF URL's. The old links use this formatting: /site/sectionname/categoryname/id-titlename.html I want to migrate it to ...
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Joomla redirect manager doesn't redirect when there are params in url

We've recently transfered a huge site to joomla. It has two languages; english and german. There is a twitter account which has links to the previous site. These links look like this: ...
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How to solve 503 issue

I'm participating in a web project. It's a Joomla web page and it's gained a lot of visitors in the past months. Actually we are receiving donations each year to pay site's hosting and domain. The ...
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500 error on Joomla website

PHP Fatal error: Call to a member function setQuery() on a non-object in /home/josh/public_html/administrator/components/com_jfusion/plugins/phpbb3/forum.php on line 226 Just moved over to a new ...
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Unable to remove crawl-errors from Google

When I open Google webmaster tools I have about 300+ crawl errors like these: ...
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Joomla component upload error 500

When I try to upload a Joomla component via the the Joomla extension upload manager I receive a error 500 message. What can be the cause of the problem? How do i fix it? Note: I have tried changing ...
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Joomla Backend running slow on localhost

I made a local backup of my Joomla site a few months ago to test changes before updating the live site. Everything worked fine. Today I checked the local version after a while but when I open access ...
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Why is Joomla based website that was copied off of live server into localhost not showing pictures and throwing 404 error?

I have copied Joomla based website via FTP onto my machine and I am trying to make it run on my localhost which is provided by the latest version of XAMPP. I have exported and imported the DB with no ...
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Redirect from SSL HTTPS to HTTP (NO SSL)

Many of my visitors have bookmarked my site already with https://mydomain.com. Under the bad advice of a programmer I have put my whole site (Joomla) using SSL. I do not sell anything or provide any ...
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Joomla 1.5 to Wordpress 3.1 migration: how to redirect Joomla's permalinks

I'm migrating a Joomla 1.5 site to a WordPress 3.1 site (I will later update to WP 3.2.x) and I've found the right tool to do it, a plugin called Joomla 1.5 Importer. There is another plugin called ...
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Is Joomla or Drupal easier to manage? [closed]

Is Joomla or Drupal easier to manage? Better community than the other to receive help? One made for corporations vs for private? Seems like WordPress is very popular, too, but can it do the same ...
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How can I transfer article content from old Joomla 1.5 site to new 2.5 site

I have an existing Joomla 1.5 site and am intending to wipe it and install a brand new 2.5 site. I will pick new plugins, template etc but would like to transfer the basic text / images of the ...
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Joomla 2.5 - Password to backend lost

Can I recover the backend password for Joomla 2.5?
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Joomla 1.6 URL rewrite on IIS7 (removing /index.php/)

Joomla 1.6 was released today and I'm wondering if anyone knows how to get rid of the /index.php/ part? How link looks now: http://www.example.org/index.php/stuff How link would look after URL ...
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Including title page name in PHP URLs

How do I show titles of the page in URLs? Currently: http://websitename.com/index.php?c_id=18&start=0&m_id=1 Change To: ...
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How can redirect pages from old core PHP site to new Joomla site?

We have our old site into core PHP and we have developed it again into Joomla 1.5 last year (because of some limitations we have to build it into 1.5). Now the problem is the URL of sites changed as ...
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I am looking for a Wordpress, Drupal or Joomla plugin

I am looking for Wordpress, Drupal or Joomla plugin similar to this one, with product list and PDF attachments. Does anyone know if there is such a plugin?
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Google indexes a lot of pages with non-existent parameter's values

Recently, i noticed that in my "google webmaster tools", Google indexes something like 500000 pages on my site, a site formed by more or less 300 pages. What google indexes is the same pages with ...
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As a beginner, I would like to know which should be the markup language to startup with [closed]

I am a beginner in Web Designing. For sure a CMS like Joomla (Joomla 3.1, now) is very useful for one who doesn't care about coding. But... I know for sure that the ability of coding really helps a ...