Joomla Troubleshooter

Yesterday your Joomla site worked just fine. Today is misbehaving. And you're clueless... Right? Hey, you're not the first one having this experience. You're on the good site where you might find the cure for your problem!

It's annoying... your own Joomla site don't let you log in in the backend, and you see the above error message... What's happened?

Humm, there are couple of things you can do. Contrary of the lots of "smart" blog entries on the subject out there (last search revealed about 2 million hits) in most of the cases, regardless to Joomla version the cause is simple:

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Suddenly you get the JLIB_APPLICATION_ERROR_COMPONENT_NOT_LOADING all over the place - frontend and backend alike? And you searched the web and get all sorts of confusing tips?

Look no further - at least until you did not tried this simple trick! (Especially if you just relocated your site recently - or your hosting company did it for you). If you have plenty of space, check the following tip too.

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After upgrade to Joomla 3.2 from previous Joomla 3.* versions you might see the above error message in the backend, or, worse, you simply don't receive any e-mail notifications you usually do. And the site worked just fine before the upgrade!!

If you have registration enabled, or you use the site to interact with your visitors/customers the side effects can be really damaging - nobody gets any mails - and you evend don't see any notice about, until you began to dig for the causes, and, for example, try to send a message for yourself from backend. This potentially can roun your online business or community. Apparently everything is OK, all settings are correct, but the mails are simply not sent.

What's the cause and, more important, how you can fix it?

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While working on a new site I discovered, that reCaptcha - which used to be a rock solid part of the CMS since Joomla 1.7 - stopped working. Spent couple of hours googling around and checking and double-checking settings, just to discover, that Google, in his infinite wisdom, has changed things again without notice. The problem affects all Joomla versions from 1.7.1 to 3.2.0.

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Did you ever get this error on a Joomla 1.7 or 2.5 site? If yes, you probably searched the net and was dazzled by the amount of hits. Today I got this:

About 33,900 results (0.28 seconds)

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Recently - once again - I faced a very annoying problem: after migrating a Joomla site from Joomla 1.5 to Joomla 1.7 - and later to Joomla 2.5 - time-to-time the menu ordering switched back to the essentially wrong ordering resulted from migration process. First time I thought I am doing something wrong, and when my client cried about, I reordered a menu again and again. I have to fight with this problem too many times until I found the source of error and an easy fix.

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