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The dreaded Joomla WSOD - white screen of death! This is what you can end up facing when your #Joomla site experiences and displays an HTTP ERROR 500 code. This #maintenancemonday looks at how to find out what the real problem is by getting an error message that can at least help you look for a solution.




  • The title of the video is "HTTP ERROR 500 in Joomla - Vanquish the White Screen of Death 🛠 Maintenance Monday Live Stream #024 - YouTube."
    - The video is a live stream related to Joomla and solving the HTTP Error 500 or the White Screen of Death issue.
    - The host, Tim Davis, thanks viewers for tuning in and asks them to like, share, subscribe, and ring the notification bell.
    - Tim discusses experiencing a 500 server error when trying to update extensions on his Joomla website, leading to the White Screen of Death.
    - He explains that the video will address how to find and diagnose this error.
    - Tim mentions an upcoming Joomla tutorials giveaway.
    - He describes issues with extensions not updating on his site and how he noticed the problem.
    - Tim demonstrates changing error reporting to the "development" level to gather error information.
    - He shows an error message related to VirtueMart extensions.
    - Tim suggests that the White Screen of Death issue can be resolved by changing the error reporting to the development level and looking for error messages.
    - He discusses editing the configuration.php file if you can't access the Joomla admin area.
    - Tim expresses gratitude to viewers and answers a viewer's question about Joomla quiz access levels.
    - He attempts to fix the White Screen of Death issue by uninstalling VirtueMart-related extensions.
    - Tim encounters another error related to a file path.
    - He attempts to troubleshoot the error by examining files in his hosting account.
    - The video ends with Tim continuing to investigate and resolve the issue.

Monday Maintenance 024


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Tim Davis is the founder and owner of Cybersalt.
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