Setting up Authorize.net in VirtueMart

Starting with VirtueMart 2.0.2, you can use Authorize.net as your payment gateway option. This allows you to use their popular service for processing credit card transactions. You must install VirtueMart, and have an Authorize.net account before attempting to follow this tutorial. How to Setup Authorize.net in VirtueMart Login to the Joomla dashboard. In the navigation Read More >

Joomla Error – Plugin Uninstall: Folder field empty, cannot remove files

When trying to remove an extension in Joomla 2.5, sometimes you may get the following error: Plugin Uninstall: Folder field empty, cannot remove files What causes this error? According to reports in the Joomla forums, this error most likely is caused by differences in table structures between Joomla 1.5 and later versions of Joomla. How Read More >

500 Error when using the User Manager after Upgrading to Joomla 2.5

In this tutorial we will show you how to fix the 500 error that occurs with the User Manager after updating to Joomla! 2.5. The error may look similar to this: 500 – An error has occurred. Table ‘deb44536_joom1.jos_user_notes’ doesn’t exist SQL=SELECT n.user_id, COUNT(n.id) As note_count FROM jos_user_notes AS n WHERE n.user_id IN (97,86,98,66,85,91,92,101,78,80,103,81,72,69,84,68,89,49,73,48,60,83,71,75,96,51,99,76,70,57,52,88,59,44,100,67,45,46,104,95,63,77,56,65,90,87,55,93,62,79,58,61,53,42,82,102,64,74,50,94) AND Read More >

Joomla 2.5 Templates – $files = JHtml::_(stylesheet)

In this class, we are learning how to create Joomla 2.5 templates by first looking at the PHP code in the Beez2 index.php file. We have already looked at quite a bit of php code, and as we continue our review we come to the following code: $files = JHtml::_(‘stylesheet’, ‘templates/’.$this->template.’/css/general.css’, null, false, true); if Read More >