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"Fatal error: Call to undefined function: stripos() in /libraries/joomla/environment/uri.php on line 675"
 
"Fatal error: Call to undefined function: stripos() in /libraries/joomla/environment/uri.php on line 675"
  
Articles are still successfully posted, However if this is affecting user login as [http://forum.joomla.org/viewtopic.php?f=430&t=324934#p1413992 reported here] then login will not be successful.
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Articles are still successfully posted,
  
 
Possible resolutions:
 
Possible resolutions:
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* OR - Ignore until Joomla! 1.5.8 since the Article is saved correctly.  However, if you are having problems with user logins this will not be appropriate.
 
* OR - Ignore until Joomla! 1.5.8 since the Article is saved correctly.  However, if you are having problems with user logins this will not be appropriate.
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Revision as of 07:12, 13 September 2008

Problem: MarkCII reported that for PHP 4 environments, Joomla! gives this error message when Articles are submitted from the frontend:

"Fatal error: Call to undefined function: stripos() in /libraries/joomla/environment/uri.php on line 675"

Articles are still successfully posted,

Possible resolutions:

  • Add this to the end of /libraries/joomla/utilities/compat/php50x.php
if(!function_exists('stripos')) {
 function stripos($haystack, $needle, $offset = 0) {
  return strpos(strtolower($haystack), strtolower($needle), $offset);
 }
}
  • OR - Upgrade to PHP 5. PHP 4 end of life was August 8, 2008. There will not be any more PHP 4 releases, even for security. (Switching PHP versions may cause problems with some 3rd Party Plugins - be sure to test thoroughly).
  • OR - Ignore until Joomla! 1.5.8 since the Article is saved correctly. However, if you are having problems with user logins this will not be appropriate.

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