When you run an update from older versions of Joomla, you may see an error.
If you go to Menus > Main 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.
- This is what the error page looks like:
- In your Joomla admin area, go to Extensions > Manage > Manage:
- You will see the Extensions: Manage admin page. On the left-hand sidebar click on Database:
- You will see the Extensions: Database admin page. Click on the Fix button:
- After a few quick seconds, you will see the "Database table structure is up to date" message:
- That's it, you are all good. Now, go once again to Menus > Main Menu. You will now see that the error 1054 has gone:
Congratulations! You just learned how to fix the 1054 Unknown Column 'client_id' in 'field list' error.
Note: this tutorial was originally published in November 2018.
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