Resetting Joomla 2.5 administrator username and password

It’s simple to reset Joomla 2.5 user. All you have to do is to put following code in a php file and put it at the document root of your Joomla installation.

Don’t forget to delete the file from the server after you are done changing credentials.

Joomla 500 server error

If you are facing http 500 error on a Joomla installation on login, make sure following directories have 0775 permissions:

Also make sure that following paths are pointing to correct folders in configuration.php