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Joomla! 3.6 Installation Freezes Error

If you are stick with a Joomla Freeze Error, while trying to install an instance of Joomla 3.6, please follow the in structions below to resolve the issue. 


installation freeze error in joomla

In the Joomla installation package that you have downloaded, open the installation folder and make following changes in the joomla.sql file. 

  1. Go to installation\sql\mysql
  2. Open joomla.sql
  3. Find engine=InnoDB and replace all its occurrences with engine=MyISAM
  4. Save it.
  5. Reinstall Joomla!

Pretty simple! Please feel free to contact us if you need any help installing Joomla!

How to Send Email Using SMTP (Joomla 3.6 Mail Settings Configuration)

  1. Login to the Admin Control Panel
  2. In the top menu, hover overSystem, clickGlobal Configuration and then click the Server tab
  3. UnderMail Settings, configure the settings according to image given above and then clickSave

Note: Enter your email in From Email and SMTP Username text fields and password in SMTP Password text field. 

How to embed YouTube video in Joomla

Embed Youtube video in Joomla

By default, Joomla 3.x automatically divests out HTML and iframe elements for security reasons. If you want to put embed videos from YouTube, the following you need to remove iframe keyword from Prohibited Elements following steps: 

1- Editing TinyMCE Settings

  • Login to your Joomla admin, from the top menu, click Extensions a Plugin Manager.
  • Find the plug-in TinyMCE Editor and click on it.
  • At the top of the page, click the Basic Options Tab.
  • Remove ‘iframe’ from Prohibited Elements

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Joomla! 3.6.5 - Important Security Release

Joomla! security team has announced an important security release Joomla! 3.6.5. A high level vulnerability effecting Joomla versions from Joomla 1.6 to Joomla 3.6.4 was identified and is patched in Joomla 3.6.5.  

Please make arrangements to update your Joomla! website to latest secure versions to avoid the hassle of getting hacked. Since this is a very important security fix, please get in touch with us for Joomla Support and Maintenance Services and we'll be glad to assist with upgrading your website to latest secure version.

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