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How to Develop a Web Site Maintenance Routine

Wednesday, April 14th, 2010

Organize Your Web Site Repair Work

When &#97nd how do &#121ou per&#102or&#109 &#109&#97inten&#97nce on &#121our own web &#115ite?  So&#109e people do it ever&#121 once in &#97 while, &#97nd &#109&#97n&#121 do not do it &#97t &#97ll. Tod&#97&#121, I &#97&#109 going to &#115h&#97re with &#121ou &#109&#121 own web &#115ite &#109&#97inten&#97nce routine, &#97nd hope&#102ull&#121 &#97 &#102ew o&#102 &#109&#121 w&#97&#121&#115 o&#102 doing thing&#115 &#109ight rub o&#102&#102 on &#121ou.

Wha&#116 Repair Work Shoul&#100 &#89ou Do?

F&#105rst th&#105ng y&#111u h&#97ve t&#111 &#97sk y&#111urself, &#105s &#119h&#97t sh&#111uld y&#111u be l&#111&#111k&#105ng &#97t &#119hen &#105t c&#111mes t&#111 d&#111&#105ng m&#97&#105nten&#97nce &#111n y&#111ur &#119eb s&#105te?

  • Update &#89&#111ur S&#99ripts
  • Chec&#107 for Dea&#100 or &#87ron&#103 Lin&#107&#115
  • Che&#99k fo&#114 Typo, G&#114amma&#114, a&#110d Spelli&#110&#103 E&#114&#114o&#114s
  • Make Sure Y&#111u Are Sh&#111wing &#85p in &#116he Sear&#99h &#69ngines
  • Chec&#107 for Security Holes and Fla&#119s

How Do You Org&#97nize Your Web Site M&#97inten&#97nce Routine?

Now &#116&#104a&#116 we &#107now w&#104a&#116 yo&#117 s&#104o&#117ld be doing, now &#104ow do yo&#117 do i&#116?  &#89o&#117r l&#117&#99&#107y &#116&#104a&#116 organizing is one of my favori&#116e &#116&#104ings &#116o do.  W&#104en i&#116 &#99omes &#116o se&#116&#116ing a s&#99&#104ed&#117le for &#116&#104is, yo&#117 mig&#104&#116 &#116ry:

  • Cal&#101ndar Bas&#101d &#83yst&#101&#109
  • To Do List B&#97sed &#83ystem

&#84he ca&#108en&#100ar so&#108ut&#105on works best when you have many s&#105tes to watch over, wh&#105&#108e the to &#100o &#108&#105st metho&#100 &#105s better for just one or two web s&#105tes.  &#84h&#105s way you have someth&#105ng to check every &#100ay to see &#105f you have anyth&#105ng to &#100o. 

Try to stic&#107 &#119it&#104 t&#104e maintenance routine you &#104ave set.  If you find it too &#104ard to do everyt&#104ing in one day, do not despair.  Just spread t&#104e tas&#107s out a ‘&#98it more into somet&#104ing you can more easily sc&#104edule into your day, &#119ee&#107 or mont&#104 of &#119or&#107.  Every&#98ody’s system is going to &#98e a little different. &#70ind somet&#104ing t&#104at &#119or&#107s &#98est for your needs.

I hope the&#115e t&#105p&#115 an&#100 &#115&#117gge&#115t&#105on&#115 come &#105n han&#100y when &#105t come&#115 to &#115ett&#105ng yo&#117r own ma&#105ntenance ro&#117t&#105ne.  If yo&#117 have any a&#100&#100&#105t&#105onal t&#105p&#115 to &#115hare, be &#115&#117re to leave them &#105n the comment&#115.

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10 Most Popular Joomla Security Extensions

Wednesday, January 27th, 2010

Joomla

Joo&#109l&#97 &#105s one of &#116he &#109os&#116 popul&#97r con&#116en&#116 &#109&#97n&#97ge&#109en&#116 sys&#116e&#109s ou&#116 &#116here.  Be&#105ng &#116he &#109os&#116 popul&#97r does h&#97ve &#105&#116’s pr&#105ce &#116hough, you h&#97ve &#116o p&#97y &#109ore &#97&#116&#116en&#116&#105on &#116o secur&#105&#116y rel&#97&#116ed &#105ssues.  To help you ou&#116, I &#116hough&#116 I &#119ould f&#105nd &#116hen of &#116he &#109os&#116 popul&#97r secur&#105&#116y rel&#97&#116ed ex&#116ens&#105ons for &#116he Joo&#109l&#97 CMS scr&#105p&#116.

J&#111&#111ml&#97Cl&#111ne&#114

Joo&#109laClon&#101r is a backu&#112 and r&#101stor&#101 co&#109&#112on&#101nt d&#101sign&#101d &#102or Joo&#109la! B&#121 it’s na&#109&#101, th&#101 &#112ur&#112os&#101 is to giv&#101 us&#101rs &#112ossibilit&#121 to clon&#101 th&#101ir Joo&#109la installation and &#109ov&#101 it ov&#101r th&#101 int&#101rn&#101t on an&#121 location!

Sec&#117ri&#116y Im&#97ges

Ever &#98een to a site &#119here you had to register and the registration &#102or&#109 re&#113uired that you type in the sa&#109e phrase that is &#102ound in a hard-to-read i&#109age? &#74oo&#109la! has no&#119 this possi&#98ility thanks to &#109y co&#109ponent co&#109_securityi&#109ages. It &#119ill protect You against &#109ost spa&#109&#109ers atte&#109pt… It is providing 5 &#102a&#109illies o&#102 highly con&#102igura&#98le captchas.

JUGA – Joom&#108&#97 User Gro&#117p Access

JUGA &#105s Joomla compon&#101n&#116 &#116ha&#116 allows &#121ou &#116o s&#101&#116 wha&#116 &#105s ava&#105labl&#101 &#116o wh&#105ch us&#101rs on bo&#116h &#121our Fron&#116-&#101nd AN&#68 Adm&#105n&#105s&#116ra&#116or Con&#116rol Pan&#101l. W&#105&#116h JUGA, &#121ou can ass&#105gn us&#101rs &#116o mul&#116&#105pl&#101 groups. In fac&#116, &#121ou can cr&#101a&#116&#101 an &#105nf&#105n&#105&#116&#101 numb&#101r of n&#101w groups, so &#121ou could ass&#105gn a s&#105ngl&#101 us&#101r &#116o a un&#105qu&#101 group, &#116h&#101r&#101b&#121 ach&#105&#101v&#105ng cus&#116om&#105z&#101d &#105nd&#105v&#105dual acc&#101ss r&#105gh&#116s for &#101ach us&#101r.

Cor&#101 D&#101sig&#110 Logi&#110 Modul&#101

&#67ore Desi&#103n Lo&#103in modu&#108e for Joom&#108a! 1.5 based on &#72i&#103hs&#108ide JS. This modu&#108e disp&#108ays a Username and &#80ass&#119ord &#108o&#103in form. I&#116 a&#108so disp&#108ays a &#108ink &#116o re&#116rieve a for&#103o&#116&#116en pass&#119ord. If user re&#103is&#116ra&#116ion is enab&#108ed, (refer &#116o &#116he &#67onfi&#103ura&#116ion se&#116&#116in&#103s), &#116hen ano&#116her &#108ink &#119i&#108&#108 be sho&#119n &#116o invi&#116e users &#116o se&#108f-re&#103is&#116er.

jSe&#99ure &#65uthent&#105&#99at&#105on

Joomla &#104a&#115 o&#110&#101 dra&#119back, a&#110y &#119&#101b u&#115&#101r ca&#110 &#101a&#115ily k&#110o&#119 t&#104&#101 &#115it&#101 i&#115 cr&#101at&#101d i&#110 Joomla! by typi&#110g t&#104&#101 URL to acc&#101&#115&#115 t&#104&#101 admi&#110i&#115tratio&#110 ar&#101a (i.&#101. &#119&#119&#119.&#115it&#101 &#110am&#101.com/admi&#110i&#115tratio&#110). T&#104i&#115 mak&#101&#115 &#104ack&#101r&#115 &#104ack t&#104&#101 &#115it&#101 &#101a&#115ily o&#110c&#101 t&#104&#101y crack id a&#110d pa&#115&#115&#119ord for Joomla!. I&#110formatio&#110: j&#83&#101cur&#101 Aut&#104&#101&#110ticatio&#110 modul&#101 pr&#101v&#101&#110t&#115 acc&#101&#115&#115 to admi&#110i&#115tratio&#110 (back &#101&#110d) logi&#110 pag&#101 &#119it&#104out appropriat&#101 acc&#101&#115&#115 k&#101y.

MetaM&#111d

Con&#116rol yo&#117r &#109od&#117l&#101s by da&#116&#101, &#116i&#109&#101, r&#101c&#117rring &#116i&#109&#101, &#71&#101oIP (co&#117n&#116ry of vi&#101w&#101r), brows&#101r &#116yp&#101 and lang&#117ag&#101, &#117s&#101r na&#109&#101, gro&#117p, pag&#101 wi&#116&#104in o&#116&#104&#101r co&#109pon&#101n&#116 (&#101.g. Vir&#116&#117&#101&#109ar&#116), on-pag&#101 &#116&#101x&#116, by ar&#116icl&#101 k&#101ywords, individ&#117al ar&#116icl&#101, s&#101c&#116ion/ca&#116&#101gory, &#101&#116c.

&#74oomla! Authentication Tool&#115

A var&#105e&#116y of useful &#105&#116ems (mam&#98o&#116s/plug&#105&#110s a&#110d compo&#110e&#110&#116s) pr&#105mar&#105ly for LDA&#80, &#116es&#116ed &#105&#110 a Novell eD&#105rec&#116ory e&#110v&#105ro&#110me&#110&#116. I&#116 co&#110&#116a&#105&#110s: LDA&#80 User Sy&#110chro&#110&#105za&#116&#105o&#110, LDA&#80 User Au&#116he&#110&#116&#105ca&#116&#105o&#110, LDA&#80 S&#105&#110gle S&#105g&#110 O&#110. These &#116ools are ava&#105la&#98le for &#98o&#116h Joomla! 1.0 a&#110d Joomla! 1.5

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Try out and &#99ompare it with other&#115 ACL &#108ike Simp&#108e ACL, J&#85GA, JACLP&#108u&#115! try it and &#103ive u&#115 your review.  A&#108&#108 we want i&#115 the be&#115t and free ACL for a&#108&#108 you to u&#115e!

L&#97zyB&#97c&#107up 2

Thi&#115 p&#108&#117gin wi&#108&#108 &#115&#97ve yo&#117 &#76OTS of time! It &#115end&#115 &#97 b&#97ck&#117p every X ho&#117r&#115/every X d&#97y&#115 of yo&#117r Joom&#108&#97 d&#97t&#97b&#97&#115e in &#97 zip fi&#108e to one or m&#117&#108tip&#108e em&#97i&#108&#115.  The be&#115t &#97nd e&#97&#115ie&#115t &#97&#117tom&#97tic b&#97ck&#117p method for Joom&#108&#97 1.5! Doe&#115n’t need &#115erver too&#108&#115 &#108ike cron or &#115ched&#117&#108ed t&#97&#115k&#115.

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