Thursday, 06 July 2017 11:50
Modified: Wednesday, 25 August 2021 21:51


The absolute path is the directory location on a server's hard disk, where your Joomla installation is located. Sometimes you need to check the absolute path to your server. 

This can happen with this error:

`output.path` needs to be an absolute path or `/`

How to check the absolute path to your server?

  • create a .php file and call it path.php
  • use this code in the file: 


  • Upload, call it on your browser, ex:


Your Absolute Path is: /home/yourdomain/public_html

Download the fileicon Absolute path to the server file (75 Bytes)