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An instance of Joomla! Core using JBrowser has been removed causing it not to be automatically loaded on all pages.
  
 
== How to fix ==
 
== How to fix ==

Revision as of 03:26, 12 August 2013

After update to Joomla 3.1.4 or later, some some extensions that depend on the native autoloader, with a working code before, may stop working.

Fatal error: Class 'JBrowser' not found in path/to/file.php on line XY

Versions affected

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General Information

This pertains only to Joomla! version(s):- 3.1.4  3.1.5

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General Information

This issue only affects some 3rd party extensions in Joomla! versions 3.1.4 and higher

What is the cause

An instance of Joomla! Core using JBrowser has been removed causing it not to be automatically loaded on all pages.

How to fix

Change the source code to something similar as below.

From this:

$browser = JBrowser::getInstance();
//...

To this (with legacy way to load classes):

JLoader::import('joomla.environment.browser') // Add this linecode
$browser = JBrowser::getInstance();
//...