How to disable Joomla Plugin or Extension in PhpMyAdmin

Did you install any plugin recently that is causing trouble? Is your site admin panel not accessible at all? Did you break your site after the enabling a certain plugin? Don’t panic, you can disable or deactivate the plugin of Joomla from PhpMyAdmin database. Since you are unable to access the back-end, you will now […]

not a valid image while uploading pdf file using media manager

Sometimes Joomla will not allow me to upload the pdf file, saying it is “not a valid image”, and then other times I can upload the file but it only appears as a pdf icon. Solution to this issue is : DO put “.pdf”, “” in allowed extensions. DON’T put pdf into allowed images, DON’T […]

not a valid image while uploading pdf file using media manager

Sometimes Joomla will not allow me to upload the pdf file, saying it is “not a valid image”, and then other times I can upload the file but it only appears as a pdf icon. Solution to this issue is : DO put “.pdf”, “” in allowed extensions. DON’T put pdf into allowed images, DON’T […]

Media Manager – This file type is not supported

While uploading a file using Media Manager you might get the message “This file type is not supported”. The reason is obvious, that the file not supported. Below are the steps to make the file type supported : 1. From the Administrator, click “Site” -> “Global Configuration” 2. Click the “System” tab 3. In the […]

Category List Layout does not show ArticleTitle in Joomla

It has been observed that Category List Layout when set for any menu for any category with articles under the it, does not show the article title/link printed on the page Solution : 1. Login to Joomla Admin 2. Navigate to Menus -> menu_name 3. Hit the Menu Item which is set as Category List […]

Error! Could not find an XML setup file in the package

Question : I get this error message when attempting to install a template. “Error! Could not find an XML setup file in the package” Answer : This means that the template package you are trying to install is corrupt or is having the actual template installer inside the package along with other extensions supporting the […]

Joomla SEF URL issue

Issue : When I set Search Engine Friendly URLs to “YES” and Use Apache mod_rewrite to “NO” in Global Configuration, URLs look like this with an index.php in the URL: http://domainame.com/index.php/mylink.html If I turn Use Apache mod_rewrite to YES, the URLs look correct, but give 404 pages. http://domainame.com/mylink.html Solution : Rename htaccess.txt file to .htaccess […]