How to Recover a Lost Joomla Username and Password

How to Recover a Lost Joomla Username and Password

We've had several people recently contact us after losing the login to their Joomla site.

In this tutorial, you'll learn:

  1. How to recover your lost Joomla username
  2. How to recover your lost Joomla password
  3. How to recover your lost Super User password

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You Can Now Get Easy Updates for the Wright Framework

Wright Now Supports Joomla Update System

The Wright framework is the base of our Joomla templates

Wright is bootstrapped, responsive and lightweight. You can learn more about it and why it's unique in a world of everything-but-the-kitchen-sink bloated frameworks. You can also download it for free from this page.

Despite it's lightness, like many Joomla templates, updating Wright was not a straight-forward and easy process. You had to update Wright manually, by downloading the latest version from Joomlashack. So many of our customers never saw the benefits of Wright's updates and bug-fixes.

We have just released Wright 3.2, and this version uses Joomla update system. It now super easy to update your template when a new version of Wright is available.

Read more about what makes the Wright Framework unique.

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How to Display the Same Joomla Module in Multiple Positions

How to Display the Same Joomla! Module in Multiple Positions

Joomla allows you to display the same module in multiple positions and place it on different pages.

For example, you might want to display the "Search" module in the "search" position on your Home page, but you want it in the "left" position on each sub-page.

Here is a quick and easy way to accomplish this.

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Meet the New Features in Joomla 3.7

When Will Joomla 3.7 Be Released?

The stable release of Joomla 3.7 is here!

In a series of blog posts over the last few months, we've covered some of the most important new features in Joomla 3.7:

You can click the links above for in-depth explanations on all those major changes. There are also several smaller features that you will see in 3.7.

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Multiple Joomla Installations With 1 Database

Installing Multiple Instances of Joomla! With 1 Database

I just recently installed Joomla! using a database that already had an instance of Joomla! installed in it. It was actually really easy. This article explains how to install multiple instances of Joomla! with 1 database.

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How to Export Your Joomla Database with phpMyAdmin

How to Export Your Joomla! Database with phpMyAdmin

We had a request from a reader to provide more detailed instructions on working with your Joomla database.

In this tutorial, I'm going to help answer his request by showing how to manually export your Joomla database.

To perform the tasks in this article, you will need phpMyAdmin installed on your server. This comes pre-installed on most hosting company servers.

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How to Create a Blog in Joomla Like This One at Joomlashack

How to Create Blog in Joomla Like the One at Joomlashack

Would you like to know how to build your own Joomla blog like the one we have here at Joomlashack?

Joomla is a powerful and flexible content management system. It has blogging features built into its core. So, why wouldn't we use them?

In this tutorial, I'll show how you can build a Joomla blog just like the one we use here at Joomlashack.

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What Are the 15 Field Types in Joomla?

joomla custom fields

Joomla now has custom fields that you can add to articles, user profiles, and contact forms.

This is one of the most important new features since the launch of Joomla 3, and will transform the way that many Joomla sites are built.

If you haven't done so already, read our guide to Joomla's fields. Now, here's a detailed overview all the new fields types. 

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How to Fix the "Cannot write to log file" Error in Joomla

How to Fix the "Cannot write to log file" Error in Joomla

A number of our students have had an error message occur inside Joomla:

"Cannot write to log file"

Here's how the error message appears inside their Joomla administrator area:

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How to Use K2 Sub-Templates in Joomla

What K2 Sub-Templates Are and How To Create Them

Joomla provides you with a powerful and safe way to override your site's default HTML layouts.

Why does it matter to you? Making changes to Joomla's core files is often necessary.

The wrong way is to directly edit Joomla's files. If you do, you'll lose all your changes when you next update your site.

The right way is to use an override. You can place copies of any layout file into your /templates/ folder. Joomla checks this folder first before loading the original files and if it finds these files present, it uses them instead of the core files. If you're new to using overrides, check out OSTraining which has 13 great tutorials on using template overrides.

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