Admin Tools

#37293 Cannot save other plugin settings when Error reporting enabled

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Environment Information

Joomla! version
PHP version
Admin Tools version


new Joomla installation, everything updated, Error reporting in global configuration set to Maximum.

When I go to any plugin settings and save it, Joomla 500 error is displayed, settings is not saved.Β 

At the top of page and in PHP error log isΒ 

PHP Deprecated: trim(): Passing null to parameter #1 ($string) of type string is deprecated in /..../plugins/system/admintools/src/Feature/ProtectAgainstDeactivation.php on line 149

Probably PHP 8.1 issue. Could be solved by switching off Error reporting in global configuration.


Akeeba Staff

Yup, that's a deprecated warning which started appearing in PHP 8.1. We'll fix it in the next release. It's a simple fix, replace the second $id with $id ?? ''


Nicholas K. Dionysopoulos

Lead Developer and Director

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Works, thanks


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