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iomiom

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Strange link appears on product image
« on: February 16, 2017, 10:57:49 am »
HHello,

On VM 2.6.10 / Joomla! 2.5.27 (a migration is planned but before I need ti fix this issue), I got a strange image and link on the bottom of product image section (back end of VM).
It links to a web site : http://www.removethebackground.fr/virtuemart.aspx with a commercial alt text.

I wonder if it is an attack or not, and if so how to remove it.

Thank you in advance.

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Re: Strange link appears on product image
« Reply #1 on: February 16, 2017, 11:57:40 am »
Pixelz have paid advertising there so help to support the VM project. Their service is actually very good. 
You can edit and override administrator/components/com_virtuemart/views/product/tmpl/product_edit_images.php  but why bother as you should update.
http://forum.virtuemart.net/index.php?topic=118683.0
Kelvyn

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Re: Strange link appears on product image
« Reply #2 on: February 16, 2017, 12:09:26 pm »
Ok, Jenkinhill,

First of all, thank you for your answer.

So if I understand well, this advert is "normal" behaviour ? It is not an attack ?
If so, it is not a problem for me, I can let it like that and prepare my migration...

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Re: Strange link appears on product image
« Reply #3 on: February 16, 2017, 12:17:24 pm »
It is there to support VM - and is present in my latest VM3.0.19.6
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Re: Strange link appears on product image
« Reply #4 on: February 16, 2017, 12:43:34 pm »
Ok, thank you very much for your answer.

Would you by chance know a post or a tuto on how to migrate from VM 2.6.10 / Joomla! 2.5.27 to the lastet version of both of them ?

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Re: Strange link appears on product image
« Reply #6 on: February 16, 2017, 15:24:25 pm »
In addition to Jenkinhill's advice, a possible route to go would be something like this:

1. Create a backup of your live site with 'Akeeba backup' core version.
2. Unless you don't have it already, create a local test environment on your PC with xampp (Use a version which includes PHP between 5.4.x and 5.6.30 - perhaps a version that matches the php version on your live server. PHP7.x doesn't work, because Joomla 2.5.x and VM2.x  are not compatible with PHP7)
See: https://sourceforge.net/projects/xampp/files/XAMPP%20Windows/
3. Download Akeeba Kickstart and use it to install your .jpa backup file on your PC.
4. Update VM to version 2.6.22
http://dev.virtuemart.net/projects/virtuemart/files
5. Update VM from 2.6.22 to 3.0.12 or 3.0.18 (because VM2.x is not compatible with Joomla 3.x)
See: https://docs.virtuemart.net/tutorials/installation-migration-upgrade/198-upgrade-virtuemart-2-to-virtuemart-3.html
6. Update Joomla to Joomla 3.x (See: https://docs.joomla.org/Joomla_2.5_to_3.x_Step_by_Step_Migration)
Please let the VirtueMart developers know which PHP version you are using for VirtueMart here:
http://forum.virtuemart.net/index.php?topic=133216.0

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Re: Strange link appears on product image
« Reply #7 on: February 16, 2017, 16:23:04 pm »
I'll try that, thank you very much for your answer !

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Re: Strange link appears on product image
« Reply #8 on: March 20, 2017, 11:59:23 am »
Ok, thank you very much for your answer.

Would you by chance know a post or a tuto on how to migrate from VM 2.6.10 / Joomla! 2.5.27 to the lastet version of both of them ?

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