How to add new admin Joomla user via mysql command line

Update prefix to your own

INSERT INTO `js_users` (`name`, `username`, `password`, `params`, `registerDate`, `lastvisitDate`, `lastResetTime`) VALUES ('Administrator2', 'admin2', 'd2064d358136996bd22421584a7cb33e:trd7TvKHx6dMeoMmBVxYmg0vuXEA4199', '', NOW(), NOW(), NOW());

INSERT INTO `js_user_usergroup_map` (`user_id`,`group_id`) VALUES (LAST_INSERT_ID(),'8');

You now should be able to login your dashboard with the following credentials:

Username: admin2
Password: secret

You will have to reset these credentials once you logged in your dashboard as its not secure to have it


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Move out Joomla installation from public_html/ folder

cd your public_html/ and create OLD_JOOMLA/ folder


This will move Joomla's files/folders into the OLD_JOOMLA/ folder

mv web.config.txt tmp/ templates/ robots.txt README.txt plugins/ modules/ media/ logs/ LICENSE.txt libraries/ layouts/ language/ index.php includes/ images/ htaccess.txt .htaccess error_log .htaccess  docs/ configuration.php
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How to fix “PayPal Instant Payment Notification (IPN) messages”

Your got message with the following text:


Please check your server that handles PayPal Instant Payment Notification (IPN) messages. Messages sent to the following URL(s) are not being received:

If you do not recognize this URL, you may be using a service provider that is using IPN on your behalf.… Read the rest