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Undefined index / variable error - SOLVED!

Postby violinar » Mon Jan 10, 2011 8:38 pm

When I install a new template to Joomla! Version 1.5.22, on my homepage above the content on the white background it says:

Notice: Undefined index: ALL_HTTP in /var/www/html/websitename/templates/nameofthetemplate/index.php on line 28

Notice: Undefined variable: user123 in /var/www/html/websitename/templates/nameofthetemplate/layouts/default/header.php on line 9

Notice: Undefined variable: user45 in /var/www/html/websitename/templates/nameofthetemplate/layouts/default/header.php on line 15

PHP on this server is : 5.2.13
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Re: Undefined index / variable when I install new template

Postby Webdongle » Mon Jan 10, 2011 8:41 pm

Local or remote install ?

Custom Template ?
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Re: Undefined index / variable when I install new template

Postby violinar » Mon Jan 10, 2011 8:52 pm

I've been installing Joomla! using FileZilla FTP Client.

Here I've found free templates http://www.joomla24.com/ which perfectly function on my other Joomla! (Version 1.5.21) website (which is on another server).

This server (where is Joomla! which has problems with installing new templates) is on Linux.

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Re: Undefined index / variable when I install new template

Postby Webdongle » Mon Jan 10, 2011 8:54 pm

Look at Joomla admin >>>> Help >>> System info ... Directory permissions Tab

What does it say ?
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Re: Undefined index / variable when I install new template

Postby violinar » Mon Jan 10, 2011 9:01 pm

Everything was writable (today afternoon) but still I keep receiving those annoying notes. This evening I've reinstalled Joomla! but everything became unwritable with the same annoying notes on the website page (after installing new templates). Right now I'm making everything writable again, and I will let you know if anything changed (but I doubt that Undefined index / variable notes are gone).

I was searching a lot on Joomla! forum for the answer, but it seams that I'm the only one who get Undefined index / variable notes after installing new templates...

I must tell you that each template has it's own note. Here is another message which I keep receiving above the content:

Notice: Undefined variable: my in /var/www/html/websitename/templates/templatename/index.php on line 34

Notice: Trying to get property of non-object in /var/www/html/websitename/templates/templatename/index.php on line 34

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Re: Undefined index / variable when I install new template

Postby violinar » Mon Jan 10, 2011 9:17 pm

Webdongle wrote:Look at Joomla admin >>>> Help >>> System info ... Directory permissions Tab

What does it say ?


Everything is writable.

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Re: Undefined index / variable when I install new template

Postby Webdongle » Mon Jan 10, 2011 9:39 pm

It appears that your Template is asking for a variable that it (or one of it's files) did not define. Either because the person who designed the Template forgot to put it in or because the index.php file can not find/read the file it is defined in.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Undefined_variable
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Re: Undefined index / variable when I install new template

Postby violinar » Mon Jan 10, 2011 9:43 pm

Webdongle wrote:It appears that your Template is asking for a variable that it (or one of it's files) did not define. Either because the person who designed the Template forgot to put it in or because the index.php file can not find/read the file it is defined in.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Undefined_variable


With every template which I install I receive notes/errors. So, I doubt that all of the designers made the same mistake.

If index.php can't find/read the file, what should I do?

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Re: Undefined index / variable when I install new template

Postby Webdongle » Mon Jan 10, 2011 9:52 pm

It must be a path or permissions issue

What is the url ?
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Re: Undefined index / variable when I install new template

Postby violinar » Mon Jan 10, 2011 9:59 pm

Webdongle wrote:It must be a path or permissions issue

What is the url ?
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Re: Undefined index / variable when I install new template

Postby Webdongle » Mon Jan 10, 2011 10:16 pm

The output is

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<!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml1/DTD/xhtml1-transitional.dtd">
<html xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" lang="<br />
<b>Notice</b>:  Use of undefined constant _LANGUAGE - assumed '_LANGUAGE' in <b>/var/www/html/stradivari/templates/morit/index.php</b> on line <b>25</b><br />
_LANGUAGE" xml:lang="<br />
<b>Notice</b>:  Use of undefined constant _LANGUAGE - assumed '_LANGUAGE' in <b>/var/www/html/stradivari/templates/morit/index.php</b> on line <b>25</b><br />
_LANGUAGE">

<head>



So it is complaining about (see the line ?

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<!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml1/DTD/xhtml1-transitional.dtd">
<html xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" xml:lang="<?php echo $this->language; ?>" lang="<?php echo $this->language; ?>" >
<head>



Then it complains about

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<script type="text/javascript" src="/media/system/js/caption.js"></script>

   <br />
<b>Notice</b>:  Undefined variable: my in <b>/var/www/html/stradivari/templates/morit/index.php</b> on line <b>36</b><br />
<br />
<b>Notice</b>:  Trying to get property of non-object in <b>/var/www/html/stradivari/templates/morit/index.php</b> on line <b>36</b><br />

   <meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; <br />
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Re: Undefined index / variable when I install new template

Postby violinar » Tue Jan 11, 2011 9:25 am

Thank you Webdongle. Could you tell me how can I fix that? Which file (index.php ?) should I edit (and which information should I type)?

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Re: Undefined index / variable when I install new template

Postby kurchania » Tue Jan 11, 2011 9:31 am

hi violinar,
in live site you you want to show the warning and message.not a good practice.
open
/var/www/html/stradivari/templates/morit/index.php
after line
defined( '_JEXEC' ) or die( 'Restricted access' );
add this line

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error_reporting(0);


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Re: Undefined index / variable when I install new template

Postby violinar » Tue Jan 11, 2011 10:17 am

Thank you Abhijeet! You solve the problem!
Now I apply that code to all new templates which I install...

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Re: Undefined index / variable when I install new template

Postby kurchania » Tue Jan 11, 2011 10:39 am

hi violinar,
also you can go to
http://docs.joomla.org/Screen.config.15#Server
you can see error_reporting option there.
make it to none.
please close the topic by marking right button or write at header solved.

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Re: Undefined index / variable when I install new template

Postby violinar » Tue Jan 11, 2011 10:49 am

Done! Thanks again!

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Re: Undefined index / variable when I install new template

Postby Edylici » Fri Jul 22, 2011 5:00 am

Webdongle wrote:Local or remote install ?

Custom Template ?


Hy...i have the same problem with joomla 1.5 im using themza_j15_26 ... *


Notice: Undefined variable: title in C:\wamp\www\Joomla 1.5.23\templates\themza_j15_26\functions.php on line 172

how do i fix it ???pls help

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Re: Undefined index / variable error - SOLVED!

Postby Webdongle » Fri Jul 22, 2011 11:20 am

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