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The Log folder is a great place to look for information when troubleshooting things on your #Joomla site. Where your log folder is located and where it should be located can often be two different things. Where your Joomla log folder should be, and how to move it there if it isn't, is what today's #maintenancemonday is all about.




  • Topic: Proper location for the log folder in Joomla website maintenance.
    - Tim Davis hosting "Maintenance Monday" live stream.
    - Tim mentions older topic from Maintenance Monday #001 about log folder location.
    - Tim discovered some sites still have logs folder in the wrong location.
    - Mentioned giveaway prizes on
    - Tim found the issue while beta testing by Phil Taylor.
    - Instructions on how to change log folder location in Joomla:
    - Go to Joomla control panel, System > Global Configuration.
    - Change "Path to Log Folder" to "/administrator/logs."
    - Verify the "tmp" folder in "public_html."
    - Access file manager to locate existing log folders.
    - Rename or move the existing "log" folder to "logs" in the "administrator" folder.
    - Tim shows a tool from that identified the issue.
    - The issue is resolved, and recommendations are cleared.
    - Tim mentions a follow-up on a previous topic about the vulnerable extension list (VEL) and its use by Phil Taylor in
    - Tim concludes the episode, encouraging subscriptions, likes, and participation in future live streams.

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