1. geri1104
  2. General
  3. Friday, April 15 2016, 10:15 AM

i want to retrieve the user object in a new php file in the root of my joomla installation.
I get the following error:
Error displaying the error page: Application Instantiation Error: Application Instantiation Error

What am i doing wrong here?

Here is my code so far:

define('_JREQUEST_NO_CLEAN', 1);
define('_JEXEC', 1);
define('JPATH_BASE', dirname(__FILE__));
require_once JPATH_BASE.DS.'includes'.DS.'defines.php';
require_once JPATH_BASE.DS.'includes'.DS.'framework.php';
admin Accepted Answer
copy Joomla index.php and delete last line to remove output:

at the end of file you can add your code.
  1. more than a month ago
  2. General
  3. # 1
geri1104 Accepted Answer
That´s great thx.

But now i get this error:
Fatal error: Call to a member function getTag() on null in /usr/www/users/xxx/xxx/xxx/libraries/cms/application/site.php on line 328

I copied index.php
removed $app->execute();

at the end of the document i did this:

  1. more than a month ago
  2. General
  3. # 2
admin Accepted Answer
try to change from line from:
$app = JFactory::getApplication('site');

$app = JFactory::getApplication('administrator');

Joomla Site Application require some extra class.
  1. more than a month ago
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  3. # 3
geri1104 Accepted Answer
That did the trick.
Thank you very much.

Great support (as always)!!!
  1. more than a month ago
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