I recently had a ‘bug’ in Joomla where I’d get “E-mail could not be sent” when sending an article to a friend. The funny thing was, it had worked and I had mail in my inbox to prove it. I tried all the different mail settings and still had nothing. This was when I stumbled on the fact that to prevent spamming of the form, the page needs to wait for 20 seconds before being sent.
Sometimes you just want a quick way to set your web files and your directories to the ‘standard’ permissions required. Whilst each website requires different levels of access for different users, this is the bare minimum you should be doing.
Sometimes it’s good to keep the fact that you’re running a Joomla site secret. In particular, some hackers might search for the meta tag in your document header saying:
<meta name="generator" content="Joomla! 1.5 - Open Source Content Management" />
I thought I’d put together a list of Joomla components and modules that I use on a regular basis or that I’ve had good experiences with. I’m not sponsored by any of these sites, nor have they asked me to post a review, this is just my own personal findings. I hope they help.
After a client queried the benefit of where the server is located in terms of SEO, I’ve done some research that I thought I’d share with you all. Continue reading
One of the things I’ve been hunting for is a list of ‘big name’ sites that are built in Joomla. However, before I give you my list I need to caveat this. The reason I’ve put this list together is that a client has recently questioned “Why are you using Joomla?”, and this list is not the answer to his question.
Have you ever wondered how to open an image or a Joomla page in a modal popup (one of those where the page background dims and a new page loads in front)? Continue reading