Joomla 3 x important security release

By | 2016-10-26T19:27:36+00:00 October 26th, 2016|Joomla|

Joomla 3.6.4 has just been released and it fixes two critical security vulnerabilities and a two-factor authentication bug. This is a very important release and all Joomla 3.x sites need to be quickly updated to this new release. Not updating your site leaves you open to your site being taken over by hackers and your

Joomla vs Expression Engine

By | 2014-02-11T15:17:28+00:00 February 11th, 2014|Joomla|

We are asked which is better. It depends on the type of site, the users, the admins and how flexible you want your CMS to be. Personally I don't like to pay recurrent fees to keep a product still working when you can have this for free. In conclusion expression engine is preferred by graphic

Joomla vs Drupal

By | 2014-02-11T09:24:10+00:00 February 11th, 2014|Joomla|

We are always being asked which is the better CMS. It depends on the type of site you intend to deploy. It is like comparing a sports car with a 4x4, both do the same but are suited for different purposes. Technical Expertise: Though Drupal is a Content Management System that is developer friendly, it

Joomla 3.2 new features

By | 2014-01-22T11:31:32+00:00 January 22nd, 2014|Joomla|

There are new features coming for Joomla 3.2 Some of them are components now integrated into the core. I have listed the additions that are relevant to end users and site owners, as apposed to us site builders and component writers.  1. Content versioning, on saving a new version of the content will be saved

Fatal error getTag with Joomla 3.2+

By | 2013-11-19T15:18:01+00:00 November 19th, 2013|Joomla|

The Joomla developers left a bug in Joomla 3.2+ (even in 3.2b2 last time we checked), along with the Helix Framework. If the error is displayed you will see this: Fatal error: Call to a member function getTag() on a non-object in /libraries/cms/application/site.php on line 436 Or if you don't have any error displayed: the

How to remove the register option in Joomla

By | 2013-11-15T15:03:54+00:00 November 15th, 2013|Joomla|

To remove the register link on the login module disable the allow users to register option in the global config.  However there may be cases where a component needs the allow users to register option turned on to work.  So you are now looking to lessen driveby registrations on your site.  To do this in

joomla upgrade service

By | 2013-10-28T12:46:48+00:00 October 28th, 2013|Joomla|

Joomla upgrades are available from all versions of joomla to the most up to date versions.  We at Willows Consulting take the following into account when moving from one version of Joomla to the next.  New and old URL redirection after upgrades Internal Document links  Component updating Menu integrity testing Alias and Title integrity testing

Joomla Upgrades

By | 2013-08-23T22:26:43+00:00 August 23rd, 2013|Joomla|

Joomla Upgrades for all versions to the latest version.  Keeping your joomla version upgraded to the latest is the best defence against a website hack.  We can migrate sites from mambo to joomla.  We can also migrate from all versions of joomla upwards.  Version 1.x to 2.x or 3.x is effectively a migration and not

Why should you update to Joomla 3.1

By | 2013-07-17T08:22:42+00:00 July 17th, 2013|Joomla|

WHY should you update to Joomla 3.1? Advanced Access Level Controls - Have many users that only need access to specific portions of the website in the backend or frontend? Fret not - Joomla! has a highly customizable Access Control system built in allowing you to manage what your users have access to. Advanced search