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Error Saving article - Invalid parent id.

Postby ataylor23 » Tue Mar 29, 2011 6:42 pm

"Joomla Save failed with the following error: Invalid parent id."

:'( - I feel this might be a big error due to my database migration from 1.5.

Would love some help here.
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Re: Error Saving article - Invalid parent id.

Postby xantof » Sun Apr 03, 2011 3:21 am

Hi,

I've got the same problem. But I did not migrate data.
Just trying to save a single newly created article which IS created with above message.

Trying to modify it produces the same results : modifications accepted but message appears.

???

Edit : Solved? I don't know what did it -- cleared the cache, logged out and back into admin
Just one of those things.

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Re: Error Saving article - Invalid parent id.

Postby ataylor23 » Sun Apr 03, 2011 4:34 pm

im still having the issue. Ive done the same :(

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Re: Error Saving article - Invalid parent id.

Postby ataylor23 » Thu Apr 07, 2011 9:19 pm

Still looking for some help here :(

Heres a screen shot of the error. It occurs after creating then saving any new articles. The articles appear to save fine even though but Im worried there will be issues down the road from this.

Image

- Drew :pop

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Re: Error Saving article - Invalid parent id.

Postby Webdongle » Thu Apr 07, 2011 9:37 pm

In some of the development I was doing the other week I did notice an error
like this...it appeared to be due to an invalid asset_id value if I remember
correctly.

http://groups.google.com/group/joomla-d ... 31cb?fwc=1

There is a bug tracker for it but it has been closed http://joomlacode.org/gf/project/joomla ... m_id=20839
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Re: Error Saving article - Invalid parent id.

Postby ataylor23 » Thu Apr 07, 2011 10:47 pm

Webdongle wrote:
In some of the development I was doing the other week I did notice an error
like this...it appeared to be due to an invalid asset_id value if I remember
correctly.

http://groups.google.com/group/joomla-d ... 31cb?fwc=1

There is a bug tracker for it but it has been closed http://joomlacode.org/gf/project/joomla ... m_id=20839


Yea I did some Google searches and came up with both of those but neither seem to have a solid resolution. :(

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Re: Error Saving article - Invalid parent id.

Postby Webdongle » Thu Apr 07, 2011 10:52 pm

ataylor20 wrote:...

Yea I did some Google searches and came up with both of those but neither seem to have a solid resolution. :(

But did you submit a report to the bug tracker ?

Also do you have nested categories and that is causing confusion in Joomla ?

Have you tried saving to different categories ?

Are you using a non standard Template as Default ? Sometime Template overrides cause problems
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Re: Error Saving article - Invalid parent id.

Postby ataylor23 » Thu Apr 07, 2011 11:36 pm

But did you submit a report to the bug tracker ?
- I have not considering this case was closed. I have always submitted inquires here in the past so I have not submitted anything on that page ever. Maybe that would be a good start?

Also do you have nested categories and that is causing confusion in Joomla ?
- I have now created some nested categories as I thought that was the point of the new system. I will un-nest a group and save an article, see what that does.

Have you tried saving to different categories ?
- I typically on use the categories that are nested so again I will test this. (Thanks)

Are you using a non standard Template as Default ? Sometime Template overrides cause problems
- Im using a artisteer template. Not sure if that is a "Non Standard Template"

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Re: Error Saving article - Invalid parent id.

Postby Webdongle » Fri Apr 08, 2011 12:07 am

ataylor20 wrote:....
Are you using a non standard Template as Default ? Sometime Template overrides cause problems
- Im using a artisteer template. Not sure if that is a "Non Standard Template"
I would consider that a non standard Template in that:
It is not installed with Joomla
It is not written by someone who fully understands html/css/variables used in Joomla. No offence meant but IMHO people who knows what they are doing would not use artisteer. Try with the Templates that were installed with Joomla.
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Re: Error Saving article - Invalid parent id.

Postby RobB » Sun Apr 17, 2011 12:20 pm

This fixed it for me whilst having the following symptoms:

a) Error invalid parent ID in content articles when saving (articles saved, though)
b) Asset_id in content table is 0

Solution:

1. Click 'rebuild' in menu manager
2. Click 'rebuild' in categories
3. Open Categories (top categories first, then sub-categories) and save them

New articles save now correctly, old ones will get their asset_id when opening and saving again.

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Re: Error Saving article - Invalid parent id.

Postby mucman » Sun Apr 17, 2011 12:55 pm

Thanks. I try it and it worked :)

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Re: Error Saving article - Invalid parent id.

Postby systeman » Thu Aug 04, 2011 9:50 am

I also just came across this issue and applied the solution which did the trick.

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Re: Error Saving article - Invalid parent id.

Postby diogowernik » Thu Aug 04, 2011 10:53 am

Great... i was with a diferent issue but that solved... thanks for the solution :)

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Re: Error Saving article - Invalid parent id.

Postby obaviet » Sun Oct 02, 2011 7:12 am

error i do it but not work

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Re: Error Saving article - Invalid parent id.

Postby obaviet » Sun Oct 02, 2011 7:13 am

RobB wrote:This fixed it for me whilst having the following symptoms:

a) Error invalid parent ID in content articles when saving (articles saved, though)
b) Asset_id in content table is 0

Solution:

1. Click 'rebuild' in menu manager
2. Click 'rebuild' in categories
3. Open Categories (top categories first, then sub-categories) and save them

New articles save now correctly, old ones will get their asset_id when opening and saving again.

it do not work

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Re: Error Saving article - Invalid parent id.

Postby tech_kinote » Tue Oct 25, 2011 2:37 am

@RobB that was a good one....it work man...thank you

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Re: Error Saving article - Invalid parent id.

Postby FrischinBigD » Thu Oct 27, 2011 7:42 am

Works for me! Big Help thanks. :laugh:

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Re: Error Saving article - Invalid parent id.

Postby egdotcom » Mon Nov 28, 2011 12:23 pm

Worked for me also so many thanks.

BTW Mine was a brand new install on a brand new host account.
Joomla 1.7.3 with standard template, install with no content.
Gave error on first article created.

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Re: Error Saving article - Invalid parent id.

Postby jessihance » Thu Feb 09, 2012 10:53 pm

Worked for me. You've saved my life. :D
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Re: Error Saving article - Invalid parent id.

Postby Andante1750 » Sun Feb 19, 2012 2:52 pm

Worked for me also.

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Re: Error Saving article - Invalid parent id.

Postby LGLisle » Thu Feb 23, 2012 10:38 pm

Didn't work for me. I removed the parent on the category, rebuilt menus and categories, but still get error.
Currently trying out Joomla! 2.5 at BurkheadUMC.org

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Re: Error Saving article - Invalid parent id.

Postby majid-eb » Fri Apr 06, 2012 1:22 pm

Thanks, just exported DB and imported it in a new site, but got this error, and your solution helped.

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Re: Error Saving article - Invalid parent id.

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Re: Error Saving article - Invalid parent id.

Postby oubernie » Sat Jun 23, 2012 6:57 am

Thanks a lot. This solution helped me solve my problem last night.

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6 years later and thanks robb

Postby devananda » Tue Oct 23, 2012 5:36 am

thanks robB for the solution.

Don't forget to go back to categories - top level ones first- and open each one and save and close again.

6 years later and this solution still works!

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Re: Error Saving article - Invalid parent id.

Postby kibprimary » Fri Nov 09, 2012 10:57 am

This worked a treat. Thanks guys!!

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Re: Error Saving article - Invalid parent id.

Postby pjdbck » Tue Nov 20, 2012 6:24 am

NICE! RobB Thanks! A "Joomla! Apprentice" saves the day!

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Re: Error Saving article - Invalid parent id.

Postby swiss_time » Wed Dec 26, 2012 8:22 am

We also recently upgraded from 1.5 to 2.5

The given solution of opening and closing menu/category items actually does work, however on a large site with many menu items/categories this is physically impossible to do.

Any significant change in our configuration or CCK template (we are using the Form2Content component) results in the 'invalid ID' error coming up at refresh of our articles. With thousands of articles it becomes a really big issue.

If someone knows of a sustainable solution to this problem I would like to know.

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Re: Error Saving article - Invalid parent id.

Postby xeont » Sat Feb 09, 2013 6:30 pm

Thank you RobB,

it worked.

Simple solution to a bigger problem.. without editing the database.. let joomla fix it ..
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Re: Error Saving article - Invalid parent id.

Postby krishunt » Tue Mar 26, 2013 6:07 pm

Thanks Rob, it worked for me, too.


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