How To Troubleshoot Joomla 3.6.2 Update Errors


When there was any Joomla update released, the only one question raised that why you should upgrade to latest Joomla version (Here is an awesome guide to update Joomla)?

The Answer is very simple. As you know, that Joomla Community always tries to make Joomla more secure, and easy to use for users. So to secure your website from malicious attacks you need to upgrade your Joomla site to the latest Joomla Version.

When we update Joomla 3.x to 3.6.2 version, there may occur some issues like -

Error- Recent requests denied.

It's a common problem that appears while updating Joomla to 3.6.2 version. The most recent request was denied because of Invalid security token.

How To Fix It-

Refresh the page and try it again. Updating Joomla from version 3.x to 3.6.2 includes updating the component -

Go to Components -> Joomla Update -> Install the update.


Then, update component in Extension Manager

Already updated Joomla! From 3.6.0 to 3.6.2?

Follow steps below to fix the database.

Go to Extensions -> Manage -> Database -> Fix


Error-Trouble with log-in on version 3.6.1.

In some cases, the problem with log-in: 0 Failed to start the session: already started by PHP ($_SESSION is set).

How To Fix -

To solve the problem, update Joomla manually to 3.6.2 version of FTP client.

Download Joomla_3.6.2-Stable-Update_Package.zip package from https://github.com/joomla/joomla-cms/releases/tag/3.6.2, unzip and upload to the server after that you will be able to log-in.

We need to use Fix Database function.

Error- Alert in Install component

How To Fix-

In some cases, we may get an alert to Install Component: No installation plugin is enabled, it must be enabled to use the installer. Go to the Plugin Manager and enable the plugins.

To fix these issues you use to discover extensions option:

Go to Extensions -> Manage -> Discover -> Discover button


If you are not able to fix these errors or facing any other problem while updating your old Joomla site to latest Joomla version, we will be happy to assist you. Feel free to Contact Us.

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