Category Archives: Web Hosting

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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Speeding Up Joomla Page Load Times

I have been getting helpful emails from Dart Creations about speeding up page load times with my Joomla sites. Google has a page for testing page speeds and gives recommendations. https://developers.google.com/speed/pagespeed/insights/ Lesson 1: Turn on Joomla Cache  – page caching … Continue reading

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Joomla 3.X Strict standards: Only variables should be assigned by reference in – Solved

I was testing a clients website local host and it was throwing a bunch of errors in WAMP. Strict standards: Only variables should be assigned by reference in These errors were related to SuperFish Menu Module. I love SuperFish Drop-down … Continue reading

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