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If you are getting the White Screen of Death (WSOD) or a 500 server error when trying to update extensions in Joomla, this video will show you some of the things you can try to get things working again.



- The video addresses a server error (HTTP 500) or the "white screen of death" issue when updating Joomla extensions.
- The speaker, Tim Davis, explains his experience fixing the issue on a client's Joomla site.
- He talks about the importance of maintaining websites and how things can break.
- Tim turns on error reporting in Joomla's global configuration to diagnose the issue.
- The error is related to leftover references from the VirtueMart extension, even after uninstalling it.
- He demonstrates how he searches for and uninstalls leftover VirtueMart-related extensions and plugins.
- Tim mentions the need to back up the site before making changes to avoid further issues.
- Uninstalling the leftover VirtueMart components resolves the problem, allowing Joomla updates.
- The speaker shares his contact information for assistance with Joomla sites and offers his services for hire.
- He encourages viewers to subscribe to his channel and watch related videos.

Note: The transcript provided is quite lengthy, and the summary might not capture all the details perfectly. If you need a more concise summary or have specific points you want to highlight, please let me know!

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Tim Davis is the founder and owner of Cybersalt.
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