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No Joomla update extension in menu

Post by malloryw » Mon Jun 03, 2019 2:24 pm

I have a 2.5 site that I am working on upgrading to 3.x. I am following the migration to do this in two steps found here: ... _Migration. I have done everything up to the point where the actual update occurs. When I go to the Components menu, there is no "Joomla Update" menu item to choose! I searched for it in the extensions manager and it has a lock next to it that I am unable to unlock. How do I enable this component so I can upgrade my website?

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Re: No Joomla update extension in menu

Post by AMurray » Mon Jun 03, 2019 9:34 pm

The first reason that comes to mind is that you're not a "super user" and therefore you won't see that menu.

However it might be a glitch so try this fix, ... Admin_Menu. Note this SQL query will need to be run from a SQL Administration tool like PhpMYAdmin.

What version in 2.5.x series do you have? The "joomla update" in 2.5.x was introduced in 2.5.4. You should have 2.5.28 (the last version for that series)
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Re: No Joomla update extension in menu

Post by leolam » Mon Jun 10, 2019 3:29 pm

Also follow my guide.....viewtopic.php?f=710&t=793171 it is more direct and handy

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