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Joomla! 2.5 – Installing a Movable Type API Plugin (XMLRPC)

This installation procedure is for Movable Type XMLRPC for Joomla! 1.7.1 under Joomla! 2.5.0. It is likely the same for other version combinations, but there is no guarantee. Even though the plugin name says it is for Joomla! 1.7.1, it works fine with Joomla! 2.5.0 This installation procedure is NOT compatible with Joomla! 1.5.x. Instructions […]

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Adding Adsense to Your Joomla! 2.5 Site

This tutorial shows you how to display Google Adsense ads on your Joomla! 2.5 website without installing an extension. Requires you have a Google Adsense account. Should work for other ad providers that provide you with a code snippet for ads on your site. It is less convoluted than it was for Joomla! 1.6 and […]

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How to View Module Positions in Joomla! 2.5

These instructions are the same as for Joomla! 1.6 and Joomla! 1.7. Some images may be clicked for full size versions. (1) Login to the Joomla! backend. (2) Select Template Manager from the Extensions menu: (3) Click on the Options icon: (4) Click on the Enabled button of the Preview Module Positions entry.Then click on […]

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Installing Joomla! 2.5 Under XAMPP

This tutorial describes how to install Joomla! version 2.5.0 under XAMPP version 1.7.3 on Windows 7. The procedure should be the same or similar for other version combinations, but no guarantee is made. Assumes you have already installed XAMPP. (Installation instructions can be found here.) created a MySQL database. (Creation instructions can be found here.) […]

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Adding Adsense to Your Joomla! 1.7 Site

This tutorial shows you how to display Google Adsense ads on your Joomla! 1.7.x website without installing an extension. Requires you have a Google Adsense account. Should work for other ad providers that provide you with a code snippet for ads on your site. Joomla! 1.7.0 has backend compatibility problems with IE 8 (and possibly […]

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How To View Module Positions in Joomla! 1.7

Joomla! 1.7 is now obsolete. Joomla! 2.5 is the newest release with long term support. Instructions for installing Joomla! 2.5 can be found here. Instructions for viewing module positions in Joomla 2.5 can be found here. In Joomla! 1.5.x you would append ?tp=1 to the end of the URL to view your module positions. For […]

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Installing Joomla! 1.7 Under XAMPP

Joomla! 1.7 is now obsolete. Joomla! 2.5 is the newest release with long term support. Instructions for installing Joomla! 2.5 can be found here. This tutorial describes how to install Joomla! version 1.7.0 and 1.7.1, 1.7.2, 1.7.3, 1.7.4 under XAMPP version 1.7.3 on Windows XP. The procedure should be the same for other version combinations, […]

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Adding Adsense to Your Joomla! 1.6 Site

This tutorial shows you how to display Google Adsense ads on your Joomla! 1.6.x website without installing an extension. Requires you have a Google Adsense account. Should work for other ad providers that provide you with a code snippet for ads on your site. Joomla! 1.6 is now obsolete and Joomla.org no longer provides support […]

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Installing the Movable Type API Plugin for Joomla! 1.6

This installation procedure is for Movable Type XML-RPC 1.0.0 for Joomla! version 1.6.x. It is likely the same for other version combinations, but there is no guarantee. Joomla! 1.6 is now obsolete. Joomla.org will continue to provide support for 1.6 until 19-August-2011. I have not tested these instructions with Joomla! 1.7 (and will not until […]

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How to Turn Off ‘display_errors’ in XAMPP

If you are here because: (1) when you try to run Joomla 1.5.x, 1.6.x, or 1.7.x under XAMPP 1.7.4 or 1.7.7 you get lots of errors like Strict Standards: Accessing static property JCache … or (2) you are running a popular PHP application and gettings errors when installing or running it out-of-the-box then see this […]

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How To View Module Positions in Joomla 1.6

Joomla! 1.6 is now obsolete. Joomla! 2.5 is the newest release with long term support. Instructions for installing Joomla! 2.5 can be found here. Instructions for viewing module positions in Joomla 2.5 can be found here. In Joomla! 1.5.x you would append ?tp=1 to the end of the URL to view your module positions. For […]

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Installing Joomla 1.6 Under XAMPP

Joomla! 1.6 is obsolete. Joomla! 2.5 is the newest release with long term support. Instructions for installing Joomla! 2.5 can be found here. This tutorial describes how to install Joomla! version 1.6.0, 1.6.1, 1.6.3, 1.6.4, and 1.6.6 (skip 1.6.2 and 1.6.5 because they broke some things) under XAMPP version 1.7.3 on Windows XP. The procedure […]