Joomla – JFolder::create: Could not create directory

When running Joomla 2.5 you may observe the following error : JFolder::create: Could not create directory Solution This error is typically related to permissions. To resolve the issue run the following commands (replacing the path with the path of your Joomla installation). cd /var/www/html/joomla-sitefind . -type f -exec chmod 644 {} \;find  . -type d … Read more

Joomla – How to add a custom field

Within this tutotial I will show you the nessecary steps required to add a custom field named ‘Version’ to your Joomla site. This field will be displayed within both the administrator console and the published article. 1. Configure Database Within phpmyadmin run the following SQL command ALTER TABLE `jos_content` ADD `vers` VARCHAR( 255 ) NOT … Read more

Adding a custom module position to the RocketTheme Afterburner template

In this article we will be adding a custom module position to the RocketTheme Afterburner template. The syntax used here will be specfic to the Afterburner template but you should be able to adjust and use as nessecary within your own template. Add the following code to the following files within /templates/rt_afterburner_j15/ index.php <div id=”nav”><jdoc:include … Read more

How do I remove the Title Filter and Display # from the Category List within Joomla ?

In order to remove the  Title Filter and Display # from the Category list remove the following code from the file \templates\[your-template]\html\com_content\category\default-items.php {codecitation class=”brush:php”} <?php if ($this->params->get(‘filter’) || $this->params->get(‘show_pagination_limit’)) : ?><tr> <td colspan=”5″> <table> <tr> <td align=”left” width=”60%” nowrap=”nowrap”> <input type=”text” name=”filter” value=”” class=”inputbox” onchange=”document.adminForm.submit();” /> </td> <td align=”right” width=”40%” nowrap=”nowrap”> <?php echo ‘   ‘.JText::_(‘Display Num’).’ ‘; … Read more

Serious db problem:Unknown column ‘fbviewtype’ in ‘field list’ SQL=select fbviewtype from jos_comprofiler where user_id=’62’

Issue When using Fireboard and Community Builder. You may find that when you try to access your Fireboard forum from your website (frontend) after logging in you receive the following error : Serious db problem:Unknown column ‘fbviewtype’ in ‘field list’ SQL=select fbviewtype from jos_comprofiler where user_id=’62’ Solution To resolve this goto “Fireboard Forum –> Fireboard … Read more

How do I create a page using just a module in Joomla 1.5.x ?

Scenerio In this scenerio we will require to create a page using only a module. In order to accomplish this we use a built in Joomla Plugin called “Content – Load Module“. This is enabled by installed and enabled by default upon Joomla Installation. Required Steps Below details the required steps for created a page … Read more

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