Save failed with the following error: Invalid parent ID.

Got this error when I was trying to rebuild a site from scratch. I had a clean install of Joomla and had imported the content and category tables from another site.

I received this error: "Save failed with the following error: Invalid parent ID." when I tried to edit one of the articles.

Solution.

1. Click 'rebuild' in menu manager.
2. Click 'rebuild' in categories manager.
3. Open Categories (top categories first, then sub-categories) and save them

I don't know what exactly this fixed but it worked.

Comments   

 
#4 medben 2014-01-19 15:43
thank you :)
 
 
#3 rowan 2014-01-18 06:37
Thanks, it worked for me!
 
 
#2 Mike 2013-12-07 22:43
Great Save! Thanks a million! :lol:
 
 
#1 Den 2013-11-20 17:44
Simple solution, but very effective
You saved me millions nerve cells
Many Thanks ;-)
 

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