Sunday, June 9, 2013

Solve "Database connection error (1): The MySQL adapter 'mysqli' is not available" Joomla! Problem

Solve "Database connection error (1): The MySQL adapter 'mysqli' is not available" Joomla! Problem
Joomla! support Mysql and MySQLi Drivers, so if you get this error message :
Database connection error (1): The MySQL adapter 'mysqli' is not available
that mean your host don't support MySQLi, you must change it to MySQL

Open configuration.php and change this line:
 public $dbtype = 'mysqli'; 
 to this
 public $dbtype = 'mysql';

Note: MySQLi mean MySQL Imprved Extension,  here all info about it click here.


The main useful features are or MySQLi Extension:

  1. An Object-oriented interface 
  2. Support for prepared statements
  3. Support for multiple statements
  4. Support for transactions
  5. Enhanced debugging capabilities
  6. Embedded server support
We sugges to contact your webhosting company to add MySQLi extension on your server.



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