Help with Mehdi's Bridge

This forum is for general questions about extensions for Joomla! version 1.5.x.

Moderator: General Support Moderators

Forum rules
Forum Rules
Absolute Beginner's Guide to Joomla! <-- please read before posting, this means YOU.
Forum Post Assistant - If you are serious about wanting help, you will use this tool to help you post.
Badgers
Joomla! Apprentice
Joomla! Apprentice
Posts: 9
Joined: Tue Mar 09, 2010 5:23 pm

Help with Mehdi's Bridge

Postby Badgers » Tue Mar 09, 2010 5:30 pm

I am attempting to bridge Joomla! and Phpbb3 forum to integrate on the same page for my forum on my site. I was following the instructions here: http://www.mehdiplugins.com/misc/phpbbjoom.htm

On step 3, I believe I messed up by importing the com_phpbb15.zip file on my server instead of the Joomla! back end. My site then crashed. This is the message I am receiving:

Database Error: Unable to connect to the database:Could not connect to MySQL

I host on godaddy, btw. I went and did a restore for my Joomla! server to hours before I started to mess around with it. As of now, it is still not working. Any help? I am still a noob when it comes to this. I am very thankful I found this forum.

Also, anyone ever use the Mehdi's Bridge? If so, are there any video tutorials or anything else that would help.

Thank you in advance!

Badgers

Badgers
Joomla! Apprentice
Joomla! Apprentice
Posts: 9
Joined: Tue Mar 09, 2010 5:23 pm

Re: Help with Mehdi's Bridge

Postby Badgers » Tue Mar 09, 2010 5:33 pm

Oh I forgot to add that I previously used Jfusion to integrate the users from my Joomla! homepage to my phobb3 forum page. Everything has worked fine with that. I just came across the Mehdi's Bridge and really liked how I can put the phpbb3 forum inside the Joomla! page. To use Mehdi's should I completely uninstall Jfusion?


Thanks again.

Badgers
Joomla! Apprentice
Joomla! Apprentice
Posts: 9
Joined: Tue Mar 09, 2010 5:23 pm

Re: Help with Mehdi's Bridge

Postby Badgers » Tue Mar 09, 2010 5:52 pm

:)

Badgers
Joomla! Apprentice
Joomla! Apprentice
Posts: 9
Joined: Tue Mar 09, 2010 5:23 pm

Re: Help with Mehdi's Bridge

Postby Badgers » Tue Mar 09, 2010 8:39 pm

anyone??

Badgers
Joomla! Apprentice
Joomla! Apprentice
Posts: 9
Joined: Tue Mar 09, 2010 5:23 pm

Re: Help with Mehdi's Bridge

Postby Badgers » Tue Mar 09, 2010 9:04 pm

Nevermind. I am retarded and forgot to change the password on my config file after I changed it on my server.

Anyone have experience with Mehdi's Bridge?

User avatar
Ripose
Joomla! Explorer
Joomla! Explorer
Posts: 349
Joined: Mon Feb 18, 2008 6:04 am
Location: Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada

Re: Help with Mehdi's Bridge

Postby Ripose » Wed Mar 10, 2010 10:59 am

I am currently trying to get Mehdi's working.

There are many hacks required, including CSS conflicts since Phpbb & Joomla use functions that have same name.
The instructions are confusing because of poor translations.

Have you read all 3 sections of the instructions at: http://www.mehdiplugins.com/misc/phpbbjoom.htm

Look in the left column to see links for all 3 sections.
Ripose
35 Years computer experience!

Badgers
Joomla! Apprentice
Joomla! Apprentice
Posts: 9
Joined: Tue Mar 09, 2010 5:23 pm

Re: Help with Mehdi's Bridge

Postby Badgers » Wed Mar 10, 2010 8:04 pm

Thanks for the reply. I figured it out on my own and got it working correctly. Let me know if you have any questions and maybe I can help you out!


Return to “Extensions for Joomla! 1.5”

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 8 guests