Jun 17 2009

What Do You Want To See In Joomla 1.6?

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The Joomla team is hard at work on Joomla 1.6. We thought this would be a good time to think of features that one might want to see in this new version. Here are some ideas we’d like to see: Improved ACL. I know they are working on this and it’s the big news of … Continue reading “What Do You Want To See In Joomla 1.6?”

Jun 16 2009

Improve your WordPress Security in Under 1 Minute

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There is a great plugin called WP Security Scan that will check several possible security issues on your WordPress installation, automatically fix some, and let you fix others. After installation there will be a new link in the wp-admin sidebar called Security. Click that and you’ll get your recommendations. Right now WP Security Scan covers: … Continue reading “Improve your WordPress Security in Under 1 Minute”

Jun 16 2009

Possible WordPress 2.8 Upgrade Error

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There is a possible error when using the automated upgrade tool to upgrade to WordPress 2.8. The Problem If you get far enough in the upgrade process that the archive has been downloaded from WordPress and extracted and then hit an error (like bad permissions) WordPress is supposed to delete the new files. Instead it … Continue reading “Possible WordPress 2.8 Upgrade Error”

Jun 15 2009

The Future of Joomla + IE6

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Several Joomla template designers are announcing their plans to stop supporting IE6 in their designs by Jan 1st, 2010. We certainly welcome this news and congratulate these developers. IE6 is way past it’s prime (if it ever had one) and with Windows 7 being released soon fewer and fewer people use it every day. If you’re … Continue reading “The Future of Joomla + IE6”

May 8 2009

Speed up your WordPress site

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WordPress on it’s own can get pretty resource intensive when you start getting traffic. Fortunately there are a couple of easy ways to vastly improve the speed of the site and reduce the resource needs. This is good for you, good for us and good for everyone you might share a server with.

Dec 6 2008

The Truth Behind Overselling

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I’m sure at this point everyone has seen hosting offers for 500+ GB of storage and 5+ TB of bandwidth, or even unlimited resources, for $5-10 per month. If you look into dedicated server pricing, to get 500GB of storage and 5TB bandwidth with full management you’re likely looking at spending at least $600. So … Continue reading “The Truth Behind Overselling”

May 19 2008

MiaCMS – Mambo Fork

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And what a fork it is. Several of the developers who did such a great job taking Mambo from 4.5 to 4.6 have left the project and started MiaCMS. While the default frontend template might not look like much, the code under the hood is extremely high quality. And since it’s based on the Mambo … Continue reading “MiaCMS – Mambo Fork”

Jul 27 2007

Security issue in Expose

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There is a fairly major security issue with Expose, and a fix is available. This issue affects all versions. First, you want to make sure to upgrade to the latest release (4.6.1) and apply the patch available at https://joomlacode.org/gf/project/expose/frs/. 24/7 live chat and phone support, start hosting with Buyhttp

Jun 18 2007

Round Cube Webmail

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We have just finished installing Round Cube webmail on all of our shared and semi dedicated servers. As a part of this install we have removed SquirrelMail as there have been a number of recent security issues. Round Cube is still in Beta stage, so please report any problems to the helpdesk and let us … Continue reading “Round Cube Webmail”

Apr 7 2007

Page Caching in Joomla

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We have had a number of requests recently asking about various page caching components. It’s always nice to be able to squeeze that extra bit of performance out of your site. We decided to test out the page cache component from Ircmaxell as it seemed to have the most promise. We first installed it on … Continue reading “Page Caching in Joomla”

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