How to uninstall Jom Comment Manually if it breaks your site.

Uninstalling Jom Comment
Did you just accidentally install and older version of Jom Comment on your site and suddenly the site doesn't work anymore? Not even the administrator backend, so you can't uninstall it?

Does it say:

"Direct Access to this location is not allowed."

Have no fear. You won't need to re-install Joomla. It's easy to remove/uninstall Jom Comment manually.

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How to install Google Analytics in Joomla

Google Analytics in Joomla
If your not using  Google Analytics, you should. Put everything on hold, read this installation guide and install Google Analytics NOW.


I'll admit right now I only use Joomla 1.5 but this method should also work on 1.0.13


It's a simple guide on how to install Google Analytics in Joomla (because the process isn't that hard).

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How to install Joomla 1.5.x on Hostmonster using Simple scripts

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I can't believe how easy this was.

 

Installing Joomla 1.5.x on Hostmonster using Simple Scripts was a breeze.


Simple scripts is a bunch of installation scripts you can now access from you Hostmonster account. Actually you don't need instructions to install Joomla 1.5.x with Simple scripts because it's, well, simple.

 

But anyway here's how to install Joomla with Simple Scripts (if you need it):

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Where to find the best FREE Joomla 1.5 Templates

Free Joomla 1.5 templates
Here is a list of great Free Joomla templates. I've only list really nice ones (in my humble opinion) to save you the hassle of having to wade through crappy templates.

It's a list of the best free Joomla 1.5 templates I'v come accross regardless of where they come from.

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The super newbie guide to Joomla

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If your completely new to Joomla, I hope this will help you. Newbies need advice thats wasn't written by programmers, so from and ex Joomla noob to new Joomla noob, heres the stuff I found hard to work out because it wasn't explained that clearly.

Note: written for Joomla 1.5 (but may be helpful to noobs of older or newer versions).

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Install Joomla 1.5 on Hostmonster

 

***Please note, This article is now pretty much redundant, instead read this article on how you can install Joomla on a Hostmonster account with Simple Scripts in a matter of minutes!

 

At time of wrighting Joomla 1.5 installed and runs perfectly using this method, however I failed to get Joomla 1.5.1 to work perfectly (it installed ok, but uploading the templates never worked).

Here's how to install Joomla 1.5 on Hostmonster. If you don't use Hostmonster for your Joomla hosting you should. During my first attempt to install Joomla 1.5 using Hostmonster I encountered a number of database related problems and used the Hostmonster live chat support 5 times. Every time the staff at Hostmonster correctly diagnosed the error from the information the Joomla 1.5 installer gave, and provided me with the solution immediately. Hostmonster is great.

If you have a Hostmonster account then this will help you install Joomla 1.5 hustle free. If you were looking then, here are the official Joomla 1.5 installation instructions.

 

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Get going in Joomla fast absolute beginners guide to modules

 

Joomla the easy to use content management system

Joomla is easy to use, once you know it, but without knowing a few simply things, you might find yourself scratching your head for hours when you first come across the Joomla administrator back end.


To help you get started I'm going to show how module position works in Joomla. You really should read and understand this before you start using Joomla! It will save you a lot of time.

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