How to Categorize a K2 Item to Multiple Categories in Joomla Using Extensions and Plugins

Common problem for K2 in Joomla is categorizing a K2 item in multiple categories or more than one category selections. To date, K2 only allows a single selection categorization. There are fixes and solutions which hacks the K2 core files, which is scary and not recommendable as this can break your website, or K2 functionality, and updates will only override these hack changes.

Below are some extensions and plug-ins that works well with K2 for tagging an item to multiple categories.If you have additional finds, please feel free to notify us.

[FIXED] Frontend editing buttons Save, Save and Close, Cancel not working, issue in Helix version 2.2, Joomla 3.4.x

Issue: For some reason, editing from the frontend, the following buttons, Save, Save and Close and Cancel does not work. Clicking on any does not do anything.

Special menu item nolink CSS to inherent default main menu style

Typical usage:

Using Special Menu Item module, you would typically:

Drupal 7 Image Captioning

Ever wondered how to caption your custom content type Images / Photos, here are some resources I've managed to collect and tried so far:

 

How to redirect top-level domain (TLD) domain to use website in a subdirectory or subfolder using htaccess

Sometimes you need to redirect your top level domain (or TLD, or simply your main domain) to point to a website located in another sub-directory or sub-floder, either temporarily or permanently. To do this:

Joomla 3: Unpublished COM_WEBLINKS_1_FILTER_LABEL appearing on Weblinks Component page / Menu section

UnpublishedCOM_WEBLINKS_1_FILTER_LABEL error appearing on a Weblinks Component page or menu section

Appearing UnpublishedCOM_WEBLINKS_1_FILTER_LABEL on some Helix framework generated templates, Joomla 3, I noticed this error when weblinks filter is enabled on a menu item on a Weblinks component menu type. Example of seen issue on below screenshot:

Joomla Error This file is too large to upload - Changing file size maximum upload

Joomla version 3, encountering an error message when uploading some very large files via administrator backend:

Error
This file is too large to upload.

You may try any of the options listed below.

Updating the settings within Apache

(if you have access to the root folder of your server, or on local machine using WampServer or XAMPP). Check this page on finding your php.ini file in your webhosting. For local machines using XAMPP or WAMP (just do a simple file search on the application folder)

Failed to connect to your database server. The server reports the following message: SQLSTATE[HY000] [2000] mysqlnd cannot connect to MySQL 4.1+ using the old insecure authentication.

Failed to connect to your database server. The server reports the following message: SQLSTATE[HY000] [2000] mysqlnd cannot connect to MySQL 4.1+ using the old insecure authentication. Please use an administration tool to reset your password with the command SET PASSWORD = PASSWORD('your_existing_password'). This will store a new, and more secure, hash value in mysql.user. If this user is used in other scripts executed by PHP 5.2 or earlier you might need to remove the old-passwords flag from your my.cnf file.

Drupal 8 Installation Error Parse error: syntax error, unexpected '[', expecting ')' in vendor/guzzlehttp/promises/src/functions.php on line 41

Drupal 8 Installation Error Parse error: syntax error, unexpected '[', expecting ')' in /vendor/guzzlehttp/promises/src/functions.php on line 41

Possible issues and solutions:

Drupal 7 installation: Requirements problem, Unicode error - Multibyte string input conversion in PHP is active and must be disabled. Check the php.ini mbstring.http_input setting. Please refer to the PHP mbstring documentation for more information

During installation of a project theme kickstarter for Drupal 7, encountered an installation pre-check error below:

Requirements problem:

Unicode library    Error
Multibyte string input conversion in PHP is active and must be disabled. Check the php.ini mbstring.http_input setting. Please refer to the PHP mbstring documentation for more information.

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