Joomla Errors

You will encounter many obstacles when creating your Joomla website. Below are some of the errors/problems and solutions to help you resolve them.

When updating my Joomla 2.5 website using the fancy new Joomla Update button on the site control panel, I got this Joomla 2.5 Update error. -1 – An error has occurred. Copy failed I was able to fix the problem but not without encountering other problems along the way.   Below I will show how […]

Joomla 1.7 Help – This was a relatively easy problem to fix but there were no error messages visible to me so It was quite confusing at first.  I was making some changes in a user profile in the User Manager, but was not able to save the changes.  There were no error messages indicating […]

Oops! Accidentally Deleted Includes Folder in Joomla 1.7.3

by Elaine December 18, 2011

I purposefully accidentally deleted one of my folders in the root of my Joomla 1.7.3 folder.  It was mostly an experiment to see if I could recover my website simply by restoring the folder from the installation zip file.   Why? Dunno. because I had nothing better to do? What I did: I ssh/telnet’ed into […]

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Joomla 1.7 Help – Media Manager Flash Uploader Not Working

by Elaine November 4, 2011

Joomla 1.7 Help – There is a problem with the Joomla 1.7 Flash Upload feature that allows you to upload multiple images at once in the Media Manager.  This issue just started happening in Joomla 1.7 as in Joomla 1.6 it was working fine.  There is a Joomla 1.7 wiki document on how to fix […]

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Joomla 1.7 Drop Down Menus are not Working

by Elaine September 26, 2011
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And I thought I was going crazy.  I searched all the forums but no one really complained that their Joomla 1.7 drop down menus were not working properly.  My Joomla 1.7 drop down menus were non existent!  The child menus were always showing off to the right side, or even at one point they were […]

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Joomla 1.7 – Why I cannot see the ‘Add Menu Title’ in the Menu Item

by Elaine September 5, 2011

Joomla 1.7 Help – Where is the setting for ‘Add Menu Title’ in the Menu Item Menu Manager I was preparing the next post to show how to replace a menu item with an image instead of text and I couldn’t figure out where the ‘Add Menu Title’ option was.  If I just inserted the […]

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Joomla Error – Save failed with the following error: JTableMenu: _getNode Failed

by Elaine August 6, 2011

Joomla Error message when upgrading from Joomla 1.5 to Joomla 1.6 with Jupgrade. Upgrading your Joomla version is the most dreaded part of maintaining a Joomla website.  There are always problems when it comes to upgrading your version.  That’s why I would recommend using a component to assist in the data migration.  Using Jupgrade is […]

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Joomla Error – Joomla Save Failed with the Following Error: Invalid Parent ID

by Elaine August 5, 2011

Joomla 1.6 Error : When saving an article in the Article Manager you get an error message that says: “Joomla Save Failed with the Following Error: Invalid Parent ID” This mainly occurs after creating and then saving any new article.  The articles save and you can see them in the Article Manager but this may […]

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Joomla 1.7 – Choose Categories in Featured Articles Menu Item

by Elaine July 24, 2011

There was a bug in the Menu Manager in Joomla 1.6 and now fixed in Joomla 1.7.   In Joomla 1.6 when you selected “featured articles” as the Menu Item Type, the option to select categories was not there.  The description of the “featured articles” menu type is: Show all featured articles from one or multiple […]

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Joomla 1.6 – How to hide Subcategories Heading

by Elaine July 9, 2011

Joomla 1.6 – This is in continuation of my post about ‘How to Display Multiple SubCategories in Category Blog Layout’.  Here I will show you how to hide the Subcategories heading that shows up after you include all categories in your blog layout.   Basically you will edit your language file and remove the ‘Subcategories’ […]

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