Author Topic: The IE7 Slimbox bug - FIXED!!  (Read 6386 times)


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The IE7 Slimbox bug - FIXED!!
« on: March 23, 2009, 00:40:47 am »

I'm new to VM but experienced in PHP/JS/HTMl. Recently I had to use joomla 1.5.9 and VM latest for know, 1.1.3 edition.

When you look at the shop.product_details page in FF  everything is fine. But in IE7 it pops an error up, says Error, cannot load page (url) Aborting!! Done. Shop is gone. So i decided to do some changes / research in code...

here is what i found, I'll try to be as short as possible:


search for line with this
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$version = 'mootools-release-1.11.js'; comment it just to know what you've changed, add same line with small change:
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$version = 'mootools-release-1.2.js';Now download slimbox 1.69 .

There are 2 folders you have to look at:

In the downloaded archive upload js/slimbox.js to the first folder and replace the 1.54 version which comes bundled with VM 1.1.3.
Secondly upload js/mootools.js to the second one and on the server rename it to mootools-release-1.2.js

Well, hope this helps a lot, many people around the globe.


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Re: The IE7 Slimbox bug - FIXED!!
« Reply #1 on: March 23, 2009, 03:21:18 am »
For IE 'Operation Abort' error see this post

VirtueMart 1.1 and Joomla 1.5.x are not compatible with mootools 1.2


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Re: The IE7 Slimbox bug - FIXED!!
« Reply #2 on: February 07, 2010, 14:22:44 pm »
Thanks a lot. My slimbox was off center, way to the left, in Internet explorer. This fixed it.

Good post