A fix for Feedgator v3.0a1 - Message:: Feed [object Object] (ID=1): Error -

Hello Feedgator fans,

The Problem:

You will get the below error message after installing the newest version of feedgator v3.0a1 that is compatible with Joomla! 3.x and you go to import the news for the first feed.

Feed [object Object] (ID=1): Error -
Fatal error: Class 'JFolder' not found in /administrator/components/com_feedgator/models/feed.php on line 140

0 content item(s) imported (0 processed) in 0 seconds.
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The Fix:

Edit the file: /administrator/components/com_feedgator/models/feed.php
Line: 130

Find the:

function _setFolderParams($preview,&$fgParams) {

Replace with:

function _setFolderParams($preview,&$fgParams) {
jimport( 'joomla.filesystem.folder' );


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