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#36693 FOF4

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Latest post by wolfmen on Friday, 25 February 2022 12:07 CST


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Description of my issue:


in the backend I get the message to update the following extension:
FOF 4.x

If I then update, I get an error message:
FOF is no longer needed on Joomla 4
Summary: FOF is no longer used on Joomla 4. Please uninstall it.
FOF a.k.a. Framework-on-Framework was an extension development framework used by Akeeba Ltd (and some third party extensions developed by companies not affiliated with Akeeba Ltd) on Joomla 1.5 to 3.10.
Akeeba Ltd has stopped using the FOF framework for developing extensions. All of our extensions have new, Joomla 4 native versions which use the Joomla Core MVC library, included in Joomla 4 itself.
You can no longer install or update FOF on Joomla 4.1 and later (you have 4.1.0). In fact, you just need to uninstall it.

How can I solve this?
thanks and regards

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Akeeba Staff


the update you see if a "fake" one. It has been published to simply include that error message and inform the user that FOF 4 is no longer needed under Joomla 4. The correct action is to uninstall it.

Davide Tampellini

Developer and Support Staff

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ok. thank you, Davide

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