Joomla 2.5 Language Switcher

The problem I had was that the language switcher plug-in was not showing the flags. The way to enable that the language switcher plug-in works, I have followed these steps: 1. Enable required plug-ins and modules. (Extensions -> Plug-in Manager) -> enable : System – Language Filter (Extensions -> Module manager) -> enable : Language … Read more

Joomla versions roadmap

I have to make some decisions about the joomla portals I have. Both are in 1.5 and new long term versions are coming. The main reasons to migrate them are easy: Joomla 1.5 reaches its end of life in April 2012. After this point, no more security releases for Joomla 1.5 will be available. The … Read more

Joomla extensions

Some Joomla extensions I’m using: 1.- Simple Picture Slideshow (available for 1.5 and 2.5): Installed and used: very simple and with a lot of parameters to custom it. 2.- Canonical URL Module I have to review it 3.- Search Engine Site Verification Plugin for Google/Yahoo/ From: Installed and used 4.- Google … Read more

Installing Joomla Language Pack

I have faced some problems installing a language pack for Joomla. These are the actions to remind: 1.- Set “language” folder security from 644 to 777 2.- Set “administrator/language” folder security from 644 to 777 3.- Set “tmp” folder security from 644 to 755 4.- change in “configuration.php” from: var $tmp_path = ‘/home/xxx/domains/’; to: var … Read more