Oops, an error occured!


I’ve just upgraded the TYPO3 source on my website Ropedia.ro from 4.4.5 to 4.5.3 and after that a strange error appeared when trying to submit the registration form (made with sr_feuser_register 2.6.1). It was just saying:

Oops, an error occured!

Validation failed for : Ropedia.ro

These kind of error messages are quite annoying because they are not very descriptive about what the problem really is. So i started digging and it took only a few minutes to find out that this is a problem of TYPO3 4.5 and there is a workaround for this.

Actually you need to insert in typo3conf/localconf.php the following line:

$TYPO3_CONF_VARS[‘MAIL’][‘substituteOldMailAPI’] = ‘0’;

Or you can just access the Install Tool and uncheck the substituteOldMailAPI checkbox.  After you’ve done any of these steps the sr_feuser_register extension should work again. Obviously this is a temporary workaround until either TYPO3 or sr_feuser_register gets patched to solve this problem.

There are reports that tt_products 2.6.x is having the same issue and it can be fixed the same way!

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