Joomla 2.5.17 broken installation error jimport() not defined

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Joomla 2.5.17 broken installation error jimport() not defined

Post by jlcbg » Wed Jan 23, 2019 7:17 am

I am trying to get this Joomla site admin back end up and running, the site itself works as should be but on trying to log into the administrator panel /administrator/index.php looks for a template in a folder that didn't exist when I started to look for the problem. I have created the folder and placed the standard login.php file in it.
On line 20 of the login.php file the is a jimport call jimport('joomla.filesystem.file'); which is the standard call at this point.
This is the error that is being thrown.
Fatal error: Call to undefined function jimport() in /home/mayvisio/public_html/administrator/templates/joomla_admin/login.php on line 20
login.php is being called via index.php in the administrator directory so I don't know why I am getting this error.
Can anybody shed some light on this?
Last edited by toivo on Wed Jan 23, 2019 8:11 am, edited 1 time in total.
Reason: mod note: moved, not related to 2.5 Performance

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Re: Joomla 2.5.17 broken installation error jimport() not defined

Post by JTema » Wed Jan 23, 2019 7:59 am

Hello after a backup of your site files+db download a fresh joomla installation of 2.5.x version that your site have. Then unzip files and replace administrator folder with fresh joomla administrator folder.
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Re: Joomla 2.5.17 broken installation error jimport() not defined

Post by annahersh » Wed Jan 23, 2019 8:08 am

It may be best to download a 2.5 package and upload the entire admin template via file manager. Get it at https://downloads.joomla.org/cms/joomla25


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