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Installing Joomla on IIS/Windows Server

Installing Joomla on an IIS server can be a royal pain in the butt and I always recommend switching to a LINUX server whenever possible.  However, for those times that it isn’t, here are some steps to help you out.   I will try to go back and grab some screenshots to improve the post, but here is the meat and potatoes for now:         From  PLESK account Go to Control Panel->Websites …

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Check Out Our New LIVE Support!

If you’re looking to have some work done on a website, we know that you will have questions – and you should. Hiring someone to work on your website is a big deal and we want to make the process as easy as possible for you to have all of your questions answered. So now we’ve made it easier for you to get those answers. No need to call us (we know these days no …

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“Unable to Load Format Class” Error on Upgrade to Joomla 3.3

    As of right now, we are unsure of the cause of this error, but have had it occur on about 10% of upgrades so far.  Here are the steps to get you back live again: 1. Go to Joomla.org and download the full package of 3.2.4: http://joomlacode.org/gf/project/joomla/frs/?action=FrsReleaseBrowse&frs_package_id=6882 2. Using FTP, upload all of package, except the /installation/ folder 3. Once done, go to your /cache/ folder and delete all files except index.html 4. …

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Top Ten Mistakes for Joomla Upgrades

We have easily done over 50 Joomla upgrades over the last year.  Over that time, we have developed a pretty good checklist of common problems and how to migrate most 3rd party extensions.  However, those lessons were learned after knocking our heads against the wall plenty. In an effort to save you some of that headache, here are the Top Ten Mistakes for Joomla Upgrades we have compiled.  Feel free to leave comments with specific …

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How To Avoid Having Your Joomla Website Hacked

Imagine you wake up one morning, sit down in front of your computer with a steaming hot cup of coffee ready to take on the world and add some new content to your Joomla website when lo and behold you realize you site has been hacked. Your site is riddled with spam, you can’t login and you’re in panic mode. “People always think, it can’t happen to them. They think hackers only go after big …

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500 Server Error Only for Googlebot in Joomla

  While trying to set up a new landing page for our maintenance services, I ran into a problem where the page would load just fine for me and on 3rd party tools like BrowserStack, but it was returning a 500 server error for Googlebot.  It would also return a 500 server error for W3C Validation and Spider View checks.  I would have never even noticed it had Google Adwords not disapproved the page URL repeatedly. This was completely …

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