If your old data dir looks untouched, and you have a DB backup from 1.8 before you upgraded, I'd suggest reverting to 1.8 and then carefully retrying the entire upgrade, this time without simultaneously trying anything fancy like a data dir... view reply
Yes, with the [view, all] hook handler you'd have to rewrite what you matched against. That's easy if you know you need to do it. The concern is how to make sure plugin devs get educated to do that, and there's no way for us to warn site owners that... view reply
Looking at the canonicalizeViewName() method should help you get what this is about; it's maybe simpler than we're explaining it. We just normalize the view name so there really aren't js/* or css/* views anymore; yet you can still use those file... view reply
If you run an Elgg where the "Lost password" feature fails (e.g. localhost with no mail-sending abililty, or you lost access to the e-mail account), you may need to change your password to get back in.
Here's a script to do that.
First you'll need...
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Type hints are like laws set by PHP functions to demand what type of arguments must be passed in. Before Elgg 1.8.6, violations of these laws went completely undetected, so even careful plugin authors missed them and left incorrect...