Integrating Joomla and SMF

I used the J2smf component from GMITC.

I modified the advanced.php to create an smf_member if no corresponding smf_member exists for the registered Joomla! user visiting the forum.

I had to modify the LogInOut.php to know what to do with the Joomla! password and salt.

Now it works like a champ! A registered Joomla! user who logs in and browses to the forums is silently logged in. If no corresponding forum account exists, one is created for the user. If a registered Joomla! user is not logged in and browses to the forums, and logs in through the forum login screen, he is silently logged in to Joomla!

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I’ve installed the BreezingForms modules from crosstec. My overall impression is that the interface is a bit clunky, but it seems to provide an easy way to integrate a custom form on your Joomla! site by placing a form as a menu item, as a content item, or in a module position.

Now, when I try to open one of the sample forms, I’m getting the following message:
Fatal error: Call to undefined method JSite::getSiteURL() in /…./…../html/components/com_facileforms/facileforms.class.php on line 133

Fortunately the crosstec forums had a solution to that problem.

It took me a while to create my first form. Well, creating the form was simple, but adding fields was not immediately intuitive.

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