How to Delete Articles from the Joomla Trash

How to Delete Articles from the Joomla Trash

Joomla allows you to delete articles, but in case you made a mistake, it doesn't permanenently delete them unless you to take another step.

Joomla's trash can is similar to those on PC's and Mac's. Sending items to the trash can is an action that can be undone.

In this short tutorial, I'm going to show you how to remove articles from the trash can and delete them forever.

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Joomla: Session is marked as crashed and should be repaired

Joomla: Session is marked as crashed and should be repaired

The image below shows an error message that sometimes occurs on Joomla sites:

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The message is actually fairly clear once you know what to look for. Let's take a look at how to fix it.

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How to Create Custom 404 Pages in Joomla

Create Custom 404 Pages in Joomla

By default, Joomla does not provide a 404 page that you can easily create and manage.

A 404 is really useful for guiding your visitors when they visit a broken URL on your site.

I'm going to demonstrate how to create a custom 404 page.

We're going to create an article, add a menu link and then add a little code to a file in your template folder.

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Multi-Lingual Joomla Sitemaps with OSMap

Multi-Lingual Joomla Sitemaps with OSMap

Do you have a multi-lingual Joomla website? Would you like to improve your site's SEO?

If both answers are yes, you're in the right place. OSMap is the best Joomla sitemap extension.

In this tutorial, we will show you how to create sitemaps for a multi-lingual site using OSMap.

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How to Make Joomla Plugins Work in Custom HTML Modules

How to Make Joomla Plugins Work in Custom HTML Modules

By default, Joomla content plugins will always work inside articles

However, they may often not work inside Custom HTML modules, even though those modules also have a WYSWIYG editor.

In this short tutorial, we will show you how to enable content plugins within your Custom HTML modules. 

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How to Embed Google Docs in Joomla

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Google Docs can be one of the trickiest things to embed in any website. The embed code is hard to use and can easily become corrupted.

With OSEmbed Pro Joomla extension, you can now embed Google Docs into your Joomla site with just a URL. This feature is so cool that it's not even available in WordPress, which is famous for easy embeds.

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JFolder::create: Could not create directory

JFolder::create: Could not create directory

"JFolder::create: Could not create directory" is a really common error message. You can face this error trying to install a Joomla extension or moving, copying or installing a Joomla site.

In most cases, this error has to do with the /tmp folder. In this tutorial, I will show you how to solve this error.

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How to Add Joomla Content Editor to a Joomla Site

How to Add JCE WYSIWYG Editor to Joomla Site

"Joomla Content Editor" (JСE) is one important Joomla extension you must install on your Joomla site. We install JCE on every single Joomla site we build.

JCE has been around since 2006 and has been outstanding since its launch. It makes content editing ridiculously easy and fast.

In this blog post, you will learn how to add JCE on your Joomla site.

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The Ultimate Joomla Content Editor (JCE) Guide

The Ultimate Joomla Content Editor (JCE) Guide

There is one Joomla extension that we install on every single Joomla site we build: Joomla Content Editor (JCE).

JCE has been around since 2006 and has been outstanding since its launch.

It makes content editing ridiculously easier and faster, whatever your task is:

  • Linking
  • Formatting
  • Adding images
  • Spell-checking
  • Create tables and much more.

It's built by Ryan Demmer at http://JoomlaContentEditor.net.

So, it made sense for us to sit down and write the "Ultimate JCE Guide". 

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How to Move a Joomla Site from Local to Live Server

How to Move a Joomla Site from Local to Live Server

Many people like to develop their Joomla sites locally and then move their work to a live host when completed. This tutorial will show you how to move an exact copy of your Joomla site from your local to your live server.

You'll first use Akeeba Backup Joomla extension to make a backup of your local Joomla site (files + database). Then you will use Akeeba Kickstart to restore this backup to your remote server.

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