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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 […]

WordPress: How to Change the Database Table Prefix

In this article, we are going to show you how to rename your database table prefix. Changing away from the default wp_ can help prevent some of the more basic attacks used against WordPress sites. However, this should not be the only step you take to secure your WordPress site, […]

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