Mar 25, 2015: This article is back online, updated with the latest changes to Joomla! 3.4
Whatever you are developing - a complex application that consists of several extensions, a component or just a plugin for Joomla, you may encounter a situation when you need to add new editor button with your functionality. I faced this problem recently, and found that there's not so much information on the Web concerning this topic, at least in English. There are some fragments of necessary information, but not the complete step-by-step procedure. So I've decided to write this tutorial.
T3 Framework is one of Joomla! template frameworks. It features responsive design, powerful customization options and MegaMenu system.
It's a good framework, however, no system is free from bugs. In case with T3 you may occasionally encounter a situation where changes you are doing in MegaMenu Editor do not appear on the site. This is caused by corrupted template's JSON settings string.
To fix it, you need to access #__template_styles table of your Joomla! database, either with phpMyAdmin or by manually editing SQL dump.
The approach described here requires some basic knowledge of JSON & SQL. It may not be useful for beginners.
The following script may help you to transfer or mirror your existing PHP+MySQL website completely from one server to another. You will need SSH accounts on both servers, with public key authentification set up (server 2 has public key in its ~/.ssh/authorized_keys for corresponding server 1's ~/.ssh/id_dsa (id_rsa) ).
Save the following script as ~/transfer-site.sh, make it executable (chmod +x ~/transfer-site.sh) and launch it on server 1:
Is is assumed that you are transferring data from server 1 (example.com) to server 2 (example.org). And, sure, you do not need --exclude="configuration.php" in most cases. This will be useful only if you are synchronizing master Joomla! website with its mirror.
syntax you will need add the following to your ~/.ssh/config:
Host new-server Hostname example.org User username Port 22 PasswordAuthentication no