19 Quick and Easy Ways to Protect Joomla From Hackers
The security environment of the Internet seems to get riskier and riskier every year. Hackers and security professionals are locked in ever escalating battles and websites are subject to continual probing for vulnerabilities. Wondering how to protect your Joomla website against hackers can keep you awake at night— and for good reason because dealing with a hacked Joomla site is a sure way to ruin your week and sometimes your month. But figuring out how to secure Joomla can be daunting and it's...
How to Fix a Hacked Joomla Website
Do you have that pit in your stomach because you're seeing signs the your Joomla website might be hacked? Sometimes it's obvious like your homepage being defaced by someone calling themselves "Hmei7", but often it's more subtle like an attack where traffic from Google is re-routed to pharma websites. Dealing with a hacked site can derail all your other plans because it requires your immediate attention to stop the damage caused by the attack. It's an enormous pain in the butt and recovering...
How to Hire a Joomla Developer in 2022.
How to Hire a Joomla Developer in 2022. Finding a good developer is really tricky! There are thousands of developers on freelance job boards, but finding someone who knows what they're doing and can be relied on is no easy task. I've heard all sorts of horror stories from clients about: $20/hour developers that somehow ran up bills with hundreds of hours and still didn't get the job done. Flaky developers that were rock solid and then suddenly their mother was sick, their car broke down, and...
The "Joomla Best Practices Checklist" is based upon our many years of experience building Joomla solutions and the best advice we've gleaned from the Joomla community. Most sites do less than 10% of these best practices and are missing out on opportunities and exposing themselves to risk. It is our hope that this checklist and the explanations below will help to improve on this and help you to have a more robust and better performing website. Download the Joomla Checklist here. About the...
The Ultimate 5 Joomla Security Issues That Get Sites Hacked
As Joomla site recovery specialists, we are regularly approached for help and see the same Joomla vulnerabilities come up time and again. What's sad is that they are incredibly easy to correct, but once a Joomla site is hacked it comes at considerable cost to get it fixed and secure again. In this blog post, we will look at the five most common security issues and how to correct them.