Tips to Protect Your Joomla Site from Hackers

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There several ways to make hacker job as difficult as possible. If you run a Joomla 3.5 (or older) website, you should absolutely take at least basic steps to secure it against intruders. Some facts, according to Sophos Labs,  30,000 new sites a day that are hacked! Yes, that’s a shocking number. I guess you want be part of this stats. Some of them (site owner) may say: "It won’t happen to me. I have small

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Joomla tips to add Google Analytics tracking code for Gantry5

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This tutorial shows how to add Google Analytics tracking code into your Gantry5’s based themes/templates. In order to generate a Tracking ID, you should log in to the Google Analytics website at http://www.google.com/analytics/ using your Google account. After that, you need to generate Google Analytics tracking code. The code looks like on the screenshot below. Only add your inline JavaScript code, the script tags will get automatically added for you. Go to template settings -> select Based

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Tips to prevent and secure Joomla 3 from being hacked

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Here follow a list of tips to keep your site secure and prevent the most common attacks that use know exploits in Joomla websites. Security tips Prevent script execution in .htaccess  There is something easy that can save your site from being hacked and used as source for spam senders. In some hacked sites I found lot of malicious php files inside sub-sub-subfoders of media, images or tmp joomla default folders. Why there? Because when your site

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Checklist To Harden Your Joomla! Site Security

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Being one of the most popular and most downloaded Content Management Systems, Joomla is also one of the most attacked. Learn in this checklist how you can protect your Joomla based web site by developing and fostering appropriate security mindset, even if you are not tech savvy. Equipped with this checklis, you can start fine tuning your Joomla site security right away. #1. Remember that internet is a wild jungle Your Joomla web site, once published on

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How to run a successful Joomla! website

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Creating a website is a piece of cake nowadays. Managing a successful website can be tricky, at times. A good administrator is familiar with the "Less Is More" concept and applies it to the site's structure and design, however a GREAT administrator understands that it takes more than a stylized template to attract fresh customers. We have compiled a list of 10 suggestions for running a blooming Joomla! website, based on our extended experience and

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Top 10 Joomla! SEO Tips and Tricks

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SEO may sound complicated and expensive, but there are a number of things you can do to improve your search engine ranking that won’t have you spending a dime or tearing your hair out. Don’t install any sample data when you set up a Joomla! site. When you launch your Joomla! Site, it’s very easy to forget to delete all the demo articles that come with it. That will give you pages, links and newsfeeds

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10 Joomla SEO Tips and Tricks to Rank High in Search Engines

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Web site owners always strive to rank top in all search engines. Being ranked top of the search engine means that the site is visited by every person who uses their browser to search for related information. To achieve this, all site owners strive to optimize their sites such as by use of search engine optimization techniques. These include content catchy content, outstanding web- design and use of specialized words in their site identities. The

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How To Improve SEO in Joomla Using Microdata

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Microdata is quickly becoming a must-have tool for site developers that want to improve their overall SEO strategy. By using Microdata tags, sites can tell search engines what type of content is being presented. Let’s say you want to feature a movie on your site somewhere, and you would like to let the search engine know that you are listing a movie, as well as some important information about it. Enter Microdata tags. These let

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