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Joomla Security Overview

In this article we are going to be discussing way to improve the security on your Joomla website. Because Joomla has had multiple versions over the past few years, we are going to be talking about the top 2 versions currently being used in production sites. Below we will outline […]

Joomla 1.5: How to Change your Table Prefix

In this article, we will show you how to change the table prefix for sites running Joomla 1.5. Changing away from the default jos_ table prefix can help prevent some of the more basic attacks used against Joomla sites. However, this should not be the only step you take to […]

Joomla 2.5: How to Change your Table Prefix

In this article, we will show you how to change the table prefix for sites running Joomla 2.5. Joomla 2.5 now introduces a random table prefix when installed from source. However, if you installed Joomla using the web apps tool in SiteAdmin, it uses “jos_” as the table prefix. Because […]

Joomla 1.5: How to Update Joomla

In this article, we will show you how to update your Joomla 1.5 site to the most current 1.5 release. Joomla has stopped providing updates for Joomla 1.5, so the most current stable release of the Joomla 1.5 series is Joomla 1.5.26. If you currently have this version, than you don’t need […]

Joomla 2.5: How to Update Joomla

In this article, we will show you how to update your Joomla 2.5 site to the most current 2.5 release. You can check your current version of Joomla by logging into the administrator panel and looking at the bottom of the page. Joomla 2.5 is very easy to update. The […]

Joomla: How to Enable the htaccess File

In this article we are going to show you how to enable the default htaccess file that comes with Joomla. For this article, we are going to use the File Manager built into SiteAdmin/cPanel. 1) Access the File Manager and browse to the base of your Joomla website. 2) Locate […]

Joomla 1.5: How to Change the Administrator Username

In this article, we will show you how to change the default administrator username for a Joomla 1.5 website. This can be helpful when trying to prevent basic login attacks. 1) Login to your Joomla administrator panel. 2) Go to the User Manager section. 3) Click the default Administrator user 4) […]

Joomla 2.5: How to Change the Administrator Username

In this article, we will show you how to change the default administrator username for a Joomla 2.5 website. This can be helpful when trying to prevent basic login attacks. 1) Login to your Joomla administrator panel. 2) Go to the User Manager section. 3) Click the default Administrator user account […]

Security Overview

In the series of articles at the links below, we will be talking about the dos and don’ts of security on the internet. In this day and age, almost everything we do is linked to the internet in some form or another. While this is great for convenience and communication, […]

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