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Unable To Edit Article 3.4.7

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3.4.7

Joomla! 3.4.7 changed how session management was done in the CMS (see the patch notes for more information). However a side affect was that people were unable to edit articles/modules etc.

Errors reported

You are not allowed to access this link directly [itemid]

Versions affected

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General Information

This pertains only to Joomla! version(s):- 3.4.7


What is the cause

Joomla changed the session storage mechanism. Some parts of your session data were migrated to ensure the update process was successful. Only the data necessary to finish the update was migrated and some data related to user permissions wasn't migrated successfully.

How to fix

Logging out and back in again will fix this issue.