Warning: Missing argument 1 for JDocumentHTML::getBuffer()

Written by Ian Carnaghan · 20 sec read >

When you have upgraded from Joomla! 1.5.0,1.5.1,1.5.2 to 1.5.3 and on the front end receive the error Warning: Missing argument 1 for JDocumentHTML::getBuffer() and don’t know what to do. Follow the steps below in order to fix it.


Download the latest complete Joomla! 1.5.3 or later from the Joomla! Website, and locate the following file in the installation package /libraries/joomla/document/html/html.php


Copy the html.php and overwrite the existing file to your existing Joomla! installationto the following directory /public_html/libraries/joomla/document/html/ refresh yoursite and the error should be gone.

Last Updated On April 06, 2018
Written by Ian Carnaghan
I am a software developer and online educator who likes to keep up with all the latest in technology. I also manage cloud infrastructure, continuous monitoring, DevOps processes, security, and continuous integration and deployment. Profile

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