Tag Archives: Joomla! 1.5

jomDefender 1.2 for Joomla 1.5 to 1.7 adds file integrity and more

Today, jomDefender 1.2 is released with support for Joomla 1.5, 1.6 and 1.7.

The following features have been added:

File integrity checks

When enabled this function will go through all of the files in your Joomla installation. It will check size, ownership, permissions, last modified time and file checksum, all this information is stored in the database. Each time the cronjob is ran it will check the files for any differences. If any file is different than previously checked, an email will go out with information to the administrator. This information can be used to alert of any hacked files or new files in the system. Continue reading

New Joomla! 1.7 CMS Released With Enhanced Security and Migration Tools

New Joomla! 1.7 CMS Released With Enhanced Security and Migration Tools
Get up and running fast, remain secure, and provide feedback for the next version of Joomla

New York – July 19, 2011 – Joomla, the world’s most popular open source CMS (content management system), today announced the immediate availability of Joomla 1.7. Key updates in the new version include pre-defined search options, a new defense against form manipulation, language specific font settings and more. In addition, the entire Joomla open source community overhauled the development lifecycle for its CMS to make future release dates more predictable, and enabled users to more easily contribute content and migrate to the latest version. Continue reading

Choosing the right development firm for your Joomla site

TRUE STORY…BEWARE! A business hires an inexperienced freelancer or an offshore development company at $20 an hour, and the company estimates the project will take 50 hours to complete. OVER 100 HOURS LATER, the website doesn’t work and no one knows why. The developers keep adding hours and demanding more money. The business pays through the nose, then gives up on the developer and hires a more qualified, experienced company that charges $85 / hr. The company reviews the code and discovers the problem: The website has built-in errors deep in the code. In the end, it takes the new company only 75 hours to create the website…and it works perfectly.
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