Most php files within Joomla! 1.0.x begin with the following statement:

     defined( '_VALID_MOS' ) or die( 'Restricted access' )

This statement checks to see if the file is being called from within a Joomla! session. This protects your site by making it more difficult for a cracker/hacker to damage your site.

However, this line should NOT be included in your main index.php file, since this is the program that starts the Joomla! session.

Posted in: Joomla

Related FAQ's

Marius Ion ANGEL HOT SOFT LLC (800) 316-7677