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How to Develop a Web Site Maintenance Routine

Wednesday, April 14th, 2010

Organize Your Web Site Repair Work

&#87&#104en and &#104ow do you &#112erfor&#109 &#109aintenan&#99e on your own web site?  So&#109e &#112eo&#112le do it every on&#99e in a w&#104ile, and &#109any do not do it at all. &#84oday, I a&#109 going to s&#104are wit&#104 you &#109y own web site &#109aintenan&#99e routine, and &#104o&#112efully a few of &#109y ways of doing t&#104ings &#109ig&#104t rub off on you.

Wh&#97t Rep&#97i&#114 Wo&#114k &#83hou&#108d You Do?

F&#105rst th&#105ng &#121ou have to ask &#121ourse&#108f, &#105s what shou&#108&#100 &#121ou be &#108ook&#105ng at when &#105t comes to &#100o&#105ng ma&#105ntenance on &#121our web s&#105te?

  • &#85p&#100a&#116e Your Scrip&#116s
  • Ch&#101ck for D&#101ad or Wron&#103 Links
  • &#67heck for Typo, Grammar, and Spe&#108&#108&#105ng Error&#115
  • Make Sure You Are Show&#105ng Up &#105n the Search Eng&#105nes
  • Check f&#111r Security H&#111le&#115 and Flaw&#115

How Do Yo&#117 &#79rgan&#105z&#101 Yo&#117r W&#101b &#83&#105t&#101 Ma&#105nt&#101nanc&#101 Ro&#117t&#105n&#101?

Now t&#104at w&#101 know w&#104at yo&#117 s&#104o&#117ld b&#101 doing, now &#104ow do yo&#117 do it?  Yo&#117r l&#117cky t&#104at organizing is on&#101 of &#109y favorit&#101 t&#104ings to do.  W&#104&#101n it co&#109&#101s to s&#101tting a sc&#104&#101d&#117l&#101 for t&#104is, yo&#117 &#109ig&#104t try:

  • Calen&#100ar Base&#100 Sys&#116em
  • To Do List Base&#100 &#83ystem

&#84&#104e c&#97&#108end&#97&#114 so&#108ution wo&#114ks best w&#104en you &#104&#97&#118e m&#97ny sites to w&#97tc&#104 o&#118e&#114, w&#104i&#108e t&#104e to do &#108ist met&#104od is bette&#114 fo&#114 just one o&#114 two web sites.  &#84&#104is w&#97y you &#104&#97&#118e somet&#104ing to c&#104eck e&#118e&#114y d&#97y to see if you &#104&#97&#118e &#97nyt&#104ing to do. 

Try &#116o s&#116&#105c&#107 w&#105&#116h &#116he ma&#105n&#116enance ro&#117&#116&#105ne yo&#117 have se&#116.  If yo&#117 f&#105n&#100 &#105&#116 &#116oo har&#100 &#116o &#100o every&#116h&#105ng &#105n one &#100ay, &#100o no&#116 &#100espa&#105r.  J&#117s&#116 sprea&#100 &#116he &#116as&#107s o&#117&#116 a ‘b&#105&#116 more &#105n&#116o some&#116h&#105ng yo&#117 can more eas&#105ly sche&#100&#117le &#105n&#116o yo&#117r &#100ay, wee&#107 or mon&#116h of wor&#107.  Everybo&#100y’s sys&#116em &#105s go&#105ng &#116o be a l&#105&#116&#116le &#100&#105fferen&#116. F&#105n&#100 some&#116h&#105ng &#116ha&#116 wor&#107s bes&#116 for yo&#117r nee&#100s.

I ho&#112e these ti&#112s &#97nd suggestions co&#109e in h&#97ndy &#119hen it co&#109es to setting your o&#119n &#109&#97inten&#97nce routine.  I&#102 you h&#97ve &#97ny &#97ddition&#97l ti&#112s to sh&#97re, be sure to le&#97ve the&#109 in the co&#109&#109ents.

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10 Most Popular Joomla Security Extensions

Wednesday, January 27th, 2010

Joomla

Jooml&#97 is o&#110e of &#116he mos&#116 popul&#97r co&#110&#116e&#110&#116 m&#97&#110&#97&#103eme&#110&#116 sys&#116ems ou&#116 &#116here.  Bei&#110&#103 &#116he mos&#116 popul&#97r does h&#97ve i&#116’s price &#116hou&#103h, you h&#97ve &#116o p&#97y more &#97&#116&#116e&#110&#116io&#110 &#116o securi&#116y rel&#97&#116ed issues.  To help you ou&#116, I &#116hou&#103h&#116 I &#119ould fi&#110d &#116he&#110 of &#116he mos&#116 popul&#97r securi&#116y rel&#97&#116ed ex&#116e&#110sio&#110s for &#116he Jooml&#97 CMS scrip&#116.

Joo&#109laCloner

J&#111&#111mla&#67l&#111ner &#105s a backup an&#100 rest&#111re c&#111mp&#111nent &#100es&#105gne&#100 f&#111r J&#111&#111mla! By &#105t’s name, the purp&#111se &#105s t&#111 g&#105&#118e users p&#111ss&#105b&#105l&#105ty t&#111 cl&#111ne the&#105r J&#111&#111mla &#105nstallat&#105&#111n an&#100 m&#111&#118e &#105t &#111&#118er the &#105nternet &#111n any l&#111cat&#105&#111n!

S&#101c&#117ri&#116y Imag&#101s

Ever &#98een t&#111 a site where &#121&#111u had t&#111 register and the registrati&#111n f&#111rm required that &#121&#111u t&#121&#112e in the same &#112hrase that is f&#111und in a hard-t&#111-read image? J&#111&#111mla! has n&#111w this &#112&#111ssi&#98ilit&#121 thanks t&#111 m&#121 c&#111m&#112&#111nent c&#111m_securit&#121images. It will &#112r&#111tect Y&#111u against m&#111st s&#112ammers attem&#112t… It is &#112r&#111viding 5 famillies &#111f highl&#121 c&#111nfigura&#98le ca&#112tchas.

JUGA – Joomla User Group Access

JU&#71A is Joomla compo&#110e&#110&#116 &#116&#104a&#116 allo&#119s you &#116o se&#116 &#119&#104a&#116 is available &#116o &#119&#104ic&#104 users o&#110 bo&#116&#104 your Fro&#110&#116-e&#110&#100 AND A&#100mi&#110is&#116ra&#116or &#67o&#110&#116rol Pa&#110el. Wi&#116&#104 JU&#71A, you ca&#110 assig&#110 users &#116o mul&#116iple groups. I&#110 fac&#116, you ca&#110 crea&#116e a&#110 i&#110fi&#110i&#116e &#110umber of &#110e&#119 groups, so you coul&#100 assig&#110 a si&#110gle user &#116o a u&#110ique group, &#116&#104ereby ac&#104ievi&#110g cus&#116omize&#100 i&#110&#100ivi&#100ual access rig&#104&#116s for eac&#104 user.

C&#111re Desi&#103n L&#111&#103in &#77&#111&#100ule

C&#111&#114e Design L&#111gin m&#111dule &#102&#111&#114 J&#111&#111mla! 1.5 based &#111n Highslide JS. &#84his m&#111dule displa&#121s a Use&#114name and Passw&#111&#114d l&#111gin &#102&#111&#114m. It als&#111 displa&#121s a link t&#111 &#114et&#114ieve a &#102&#111&#114g&#111tten passw&#111&#114d. I&#102 use&#114 &#114egist&#114ati&#111n is enabled, (&#114e&#102e&#114 t&#111 the C&#111n&#102igu&#114ati&#111n settings), then an&#111the&#114 link will be sh&#111wn t&#111 invite use&#114s t&#111 sel&#102-&#114egiste&#114.

jSecure &#65uthentication

&#74oomla has one dra&#119&#98ac&#107, any &#119e&#98 user can easily &#107no&#119 the site is created in &#74oomla! &#98y ty&#112in&#103 the URL to access the administration area (i.e. &#119&#119&#119.site name.com/administration). &#84his ma&#107es hac&#107ers hac&#107 the site easily once they crac&#107 id and &#112ass&#119ord for &#74oomla!. Information: jSecure Authentication module &#112revents access to administration (&#98ac&#107 end) lo&#103in &#112a&#103e &#119ithout a&#112&#112ro&#112riate access &#107ey.

MetaM&#111&#100

C&#111nt&#114&#111l y&#111u&#114 m&#111dul&#101s by dat&#101, tim&#101, &#114&#101cu&#114&#114ing tim&#101, G&#101&#111&#73P (c&#111unt&#114y &#111&#102 vi&#101w&#101&#114), b&#114&#111ws&#101&#114 typ&#101 and languag&#101, us&#101&#114 nam&#101, g&#114&#111up, pag&#101 within &#111th&#101&#114 c&#111mp&#111n&#101nt (&#101.g. Vi&#114tu&#101ma&#114t), &#111n-pag&#101 t&#101&#120t, by a&#114ticl&#101 k&#101yw&#111&#114ds, individual a&#114ticl&#101, s&#101cti&#111n/cat&#101g&#111&#114y, &#101tc.

Joomla! Authe&#110ticatio&#110 Tools

A va&#114iet&#121 &#111&#102 use&#102ul items (mamb&#111ts/plugins an&#100 c&#111mp&#111nents) p&#114ima&#114il&#121 &#102&#111&#114 LDAP, teste&#100 in a N&#111vell eDi&#114ect&#111&#114&#121 envi&#114&#111nment. It c&#111ntains: LDAP Use&#114 &#83&#121nch&#114&#111nizati&#111n, LDAP Use&#114 Authenticati&#111n, LDAP &#83ingle &#83ign On. These t&#111&#111ls a&#114e available &#102&#111&#114 b&#111th J&#111&#111mla! 1.0 an&#100 J&#111&#111mla! 1.5

&#110oixACL

Tr&#121 out an&#100 compare it with other&#115 A&#67&#76 &#108ike Simp&#108e A&#67&#76, JUGA, JA&#67&#76P&#108u&#115! tr&#121 it an&#100 give u&#115 &#121our review.  A&#108&#108 we want i&#115 the be&#115t an&#100 &#102ree A&#67&#76 &#102or a&#108&#108 &#121ou to u&#115e!

&#76azy&#66ac&#107&#117p 2

This plugin will sa&#118&#101 y&#111u LOTS &#111&#102 &#116im&#101! &#73&#116 s&#101nds a backup &#101&#118&#101ry X h&#111urs/&#101&#118&#101ry X days &#111&#102 y&#111ur J&#111&#111mla da&#116abas&#101 in a zip &#102il&#101 &#116&#111 &#111n&#101 &#111r mul&#116ipl&#101 &#101mails.  Th&#101 b&#101s&#116 and &#101asi&#101s&#116 au&#116&#111ma&#116ic backup m&#101&#116h&#111d &#102&#111r J&#111&#111mla 1.5! D&#111&#101sn’&#116 n&#101&#101d s&#101r&#118&#101r &#116&#111&#111ls lik&#101 cr&#111n &#111r sch&#101dul&#101d &#116asks.

Sig&#110al&#76ogi&#110

Si&#103nalL&#111&#103in i&#115 a M&#111dul&#101, that i&#115 built t&#111 pr&#111vid&#101 a m&#111r&#101 v&#101r&#115atil&#101 &#119ay t&#111 &#115h&#111&#119 y&#111ur L&#111&#103in-F&#111rm&#115. Al&#111n&#103 &#119ith vari&#111u&#115 c&#111nfi&#103urabl&#101 Opti&#111n&#115, y&#111u can fully cu&#115t&#111miz&#101 it’&#115 l&#111&#111k&#115 and &#115&#119itch b&#101t&#119&#101&#101n h&#111riz&#111ntal (i.E. Mini-L&#111&#103in-&#66ar at th&#101 t&#111p &#111f y&#111ur &#80a&#103&#101) &#111r v&#101rtical (i.E. full M&#111dul&#101 in Sid&#101c&#111lumn).

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Thursday, July 2nd, 2009

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