How to Manually Delete a Joomla Extension

How to Manually Delete a Joomla Extension

Sometimes you install a Joomla extension and your Joomla administrator panel crashes. You would like to immediately uninstall this extension but your Joomla administrator panel is not operable. What should you do?

Your solution in such circumstances is to delete this extension manually.

Let's take a look at this process in more detail. For the purpose of this tutorial, I will be deleting a component. Once you learn how to manually delete a Joomla component, you then will be able to apply the same steps to delete a Joomla module or a Joomla plugin.

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How to Enable Single Sign-on (SSO) in Joomla

Enable Single Sign-on (SSO) in Joomla

Single sign-on (SSO) is a very useful tool for managing multiple sites.

Single sign-on is often used by large companies that have many different software platforms. If all those platforms are connected using Single sign-on, then users only need to remember one username and password.

I've also seen Single sign-on used by Joomla agencies. If you are managing 200+ sites, it can be impossible to remember the login details for all those sites.

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Create Website Reports for Your Joomla Customers

Create Website Reports for Your Joomla Customers

Many of us make a living by providing Joomla services:

  • Here at Joomlashack, we build extensions and templates.
  • If you run a web agency, you probably do some combination of custom coding, marketing work, and site maintenance.

All of us need to be in regular contact with our customers:

  • Here at Joomlashack, we send regular newsletters with Joomla information.
  • If you run a web agency, you may send reports to show your value to customers.

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Your Ultimate Guide to Joomla 4

Your Ultimate Guide to Joomla 4

Joomla 4 is getting closer and closer!

The Joomla team have released the beta version of Joomla 4. This version is not ready for use on your live sites, but it is 100% ready for testing.

Click here to download the beta version of Joomla 4.

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How to Embed Twitch.tv Videos and Streams in Joomla

Twitch is a very popular live streaming platform that is owned by Amazon.

Twitch is famous for streaming video games, but in recent years it branched out into other topics. I've even seen chess games becoming fashionable during the pandemic.

Twitch has millions of broadcasters and tens of millions of viewers each month. In this blog post, I'm going to show how you can embed streams, clips, videos, and chats from Twitch.tv to your Joomla site.

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How to Catch Every Important Error on Your Joomla Site

How to Catch Every Important Error on Your Joomla Site

Earlier this year, I was working with the Joomlashack team on a project. We were busy and the work was difficult.

Out of the corner of my eye, I noticed that sales were slow, but I didn't pay too much attention.

Perhaps it was just a bad day? Maybe things will improve in the afternoon?

Then I got an email. It looked like this:

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My Sidebar Menu is Missing in the Joomla Admin!

Missing Side Menu in Joomla Admin

One of our clients was having difficulty finding the Joomla administrator sidebar menu. It was hidden away by a Joomla feature that's easy to miss.

This tutorial will help you get your side menu back quickly. Let's get started.

The normal Joomla administrator view has the side menu on the left side, as in you can see in this image:

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Introducing the Joomla 4 Media Manager Features

The New Joomla 4 Media Features

Over the last year, we've talked a lot about the upcoming Joomla 4. If you missed any of those updates, you can check out the ultimate guide to Joomla 4.

The Joomla team has been working really hard and Joomla 4 is currently at the beta phase.

So, the stable version is still a way to go. But, because we get questions, we want to keep our readers informed about the progress of Joomla 4.

In this blog post, we'll take a look at the new Media Manager in Joomla 4.

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Introduction to Web Assets in Joomla 4

Introduction to Web Assets in Joomla 4

One of my favorite improvements in Joomla 4 is the "Web assets" feature. It allows you to load a set of JavaScript and CSS files in a specific order with a single call.

Let's say you want to load CSS or JavaScript files that depend on other files. For example, you may want to load a JavaScript file that depends on jQuery being loaded first.

In this short tutorial, I will show you how the "Web assets" feature of Joomla 4 works.

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How to Customize Joomla Warning Messages

How to Customize Joomla Warnings Messages

One of the customer questions we received this week was about Joomla warning messages.

These messages are often displayed on the front of your site. For example, you'll see a warning if you enter an incorrect username or password during login. You may also see these messages in the Joomla admin.

In this guide, we'll show you multiple ways to customize these messages:

  • How to change the text of the message of the warning
  • How to use your own text instead of "Warning"
  • How to add an image to the warning box
  • How to change the background color of the warning box

Let's take a look at how to make these changes. Before we start, it's worth noting that we're covering messages from Joomla in this tutorial. Check out this guide for PHP messages.

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