How to Fix 1054 Unknown Column 'client_id' in 'field list'

How to Fix 1054 Unknown Column

When you run an update from older versions of Joomla, you may see an error.

If you go to MenusMain Menu, you may see this error:

1054 Unknown column 'client_id' in 'field list'

This is a problem with Joomla's database update, but it is easily fixed. In this tutorial, you will learn how to quickly fix it.

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How to Change the Joomla Homepage Meta Title

How to Change the Joomla Homepage Meta Title

One of our Joomlashack members asked this question:

How do I control the meta title on my Joomla homepage?

They wanted to have a meta title for search engines that would have a similar format to the one on this site: "Joomla, Drupal and WordPress Training - OSTraining".

In this tutorial, we'll show you how to control the metadata on your Joomla homepage.

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How to Hide the Home Link from Joomla Menus

How to Hide the Home Link from Menus in Joomla

As websites become larger and more complex, the homepage often becomes less important. The vast majority of your visitors may never see your homepage.

As a result, site owners may need to hide the "Home" link in their site's navigation. 

In this tutorial, I'm going to show you how to hide the "Home" link on your Joomla sites.

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Save failed with the following error: Null primary key not allowed

Joomla error Null primary key not allowed

The name of this blog post in an error message that some people say on their Joomla site. This error can occur when you click "Save" inside your site:

Save failed with the following error: Null primary key not allowed

This error will prevent you from saving the changes you've made. Fortunately, this error is usually fixable through one of these two solutions:

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How to Change the Joomla Homepage Layout

How to Change the Joomla Homepage Layout

A question that comes up often of new users is this:

"How do I change the layout of the content on my frontpage?

To be more specific, the question is often about how to change the content layout from Joomla's default layout. The actual layout will vary depending on the sample data you choose. However, one common layout is the 1 column leading / 2 column intro / links layout that you can see in the image below:.

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How to Import Events from Google Calendar to JCal Pro

How to Import Events from Google Calendar to JCal Pro

One of our customers asked how to import events from an external service to JCal Pro. You can achieve this as long as the external service allows you to export your calendar events in iCal format.

In this tutorial, you will learn how to import events from Google Calendar to JCal Pro using its "Import from local ics file" feature.

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How to Enable Front End Event Creation in JCal Pro

 Front End Event Creation in JCal Pro

One Joomlashack customer asked if it is possible to create JCal Pro events from a website frontend.

The answer is "Yes", and this tutorial we'll show you how it works.

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How to Manage PDFs and Other Documents with Joomla

When we get two people inside a few minutes in our support system asking how to do the same thing, it's time for a tutorial ...

This week, two Joomlashack members were asking how they can upload documents and link to them from articles. Our recommendation is an extension called OSDownloads.

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How to Use Content Versions in Joomla

How to Use Content Versions in Joomla

Do you work with clumsy people?

Are you sometimes clumsy?

If you answered "Yes" to either question, then there is a Joomla feature that's perfect for you.

Versions is a security feature for your content. Versions allow you to keep a copy of your Joomla articles every time you save a change.

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10 Options for Joomla eCommerce Extensions

10 Options for Building an E-Commerce Site with Joomla

Joomlashack customers often ask us how to build an eCommerce store using Joomla. The best way to achieve this is by installing one of the Joomla shopping cart extensions listed in JED.

In this blog post, you will look at 10 options to build your online store with Joomla. This list is not created in order, so the best extension is not at the top of the list. Instead, we recommend that you download and test a variety of options.

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