Category Archives: Web Hosting

Best WordPress Backup Solution – Akeeba

I have used Akeeba for years for Joomla and made moving and backup up sites so easy. I started purchasing the Pro version so I could exclude various directories and back up to Amazon Web Services. With the use of … Continue reading

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Joomla Site Clean Up Tools

Here is a list of “Tools of the Trade” according to Ben Martin at Sucuri Security. Filezilla (FTP Client) NoScript (Script Blocker) VirtualBox (Virtualization Tool) ublock Origin (Ad Blocker) PHPMyAdmin or Adminer (Database Management) User Agent Switcher Support Forums (ie: … Continue reading

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Disable or turn off Akeeba Backup Before Updating Joomla

I needed to update to Joomla 3.7 and every time I did it ran an Akeeba backup. I already ran the back up before I started, so I just wanted to update the Joomla core. You can do this by … Continue reading

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WordPress requesting FTP credentials when trying to update a plugin.

A took over an infected WordPress site. I had Sucuri clean the malware. The hosting was a mess. There were three WordPress installs in this hosting account, but only one was the site. It took a while to figure which … Continue reading

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[Solved] – Not Getting Emails From Website or This sender failed our fraud detection checks and may not be who they appear to be

This issue started with website owner stopped getting emails from a recently moved website. Domain name is with Network Solutions, Hosting is with Godaddy, and email is through Office 365.  The issue only happened when the email address it was … Continue reading

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Solved – Office 365 / Outook.com Not Receiving Emails From Website Form

Finished a site that is on Godaddy hosting, Domain is with Network Solution, and the Email is with Microsoft Office 365 Online.  The issue was the customer wasn’t receiving emails from the forms on the site. The form would send … Continue reading

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How To Fix Attacked .htaccess File On Godaddy Shared Hosting

Got a call from a client about website not coming up. If you searched for the site in a search engine and clicked on any link to the site you got a page about a missing PHP file.  This site … Continue reading

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Joomla Security Check Extension – trying this one out

Got an email from Joomshine about security. I have had a couple of Joomla sites get attacked, and really want not have to deal with lack of faith that the site is attacker proof. I downloaded this plugin “Securitycheck”, and … Continue reading

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Test websites integrity from Attacks

Sucuri gave a webinar today and the mentioned http://www.virustotal.com for checking to see if your site is blacklisted.   https://sitecheck.sucuri.net      

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White Label CMS – Brand WordPress CMS as your own

There is some much to learn and know about the various CMS systems out there. While working on a customers WordPress site I noticed how well the site was branded by the company that built it. I was Word-Im-Pressed for … Continue reading

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