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12 Nov
2012

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Joomla 1.5 get blank screen when editing articles

I had a client contact me saying that their Joomla (1.5) admin worked fine until they tried to edit an article and then got a blank white screen. What was strange was that the live website was working fine, so I checked out the offending admin section and what seemed to be a blank white screen actually contained some code with the following error:

The error related to the plugin Articles Anywhere by nonumber, which was using code which only worked with php 5.3 upwards and the server had an older version. So the fix I managed to find was to edit a line of code in the file based in plugins/editors-xtd/articlesanywhere.php

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20 Sep
2012

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How to remove the Joomla Generator Meta Tag

When doing a Joomla website you may notice by default it adds the following code to the html:

If you want to hide it do the following:

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12 Sep
2012

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Make a menu item none selectable/linkable in Joomla

You have a menu option which has several submenu options, but you don’t want that menu option selectable or linkable, only the submenu options. So how to do it.

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11 Sep
2012

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Changing a Joomla email link cloaking CSS color

Joomla has by default a plugin called Email Cloaking which replaces any email on the content with javascript to stop spam. I have noticed this brings one problem with regards to changing the hyperlinks colour.

At first the easy way is to add the following to the css:

This works fine across the whole website but what if you wanted to give the hyperlinks different colours. Maybe giving the hyperlinks their own CSS class like…

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11 Sep
2012

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Preview unpublished article in Joomla

Here is the scenario… while creating an unpublished article in Joomla 1.6+ you may want to preview it using the current template. But it doesn’t offer this option like earlier versions.

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