How to enable Hotlink Protection using cPanel

You will need to log into cPanel with your supplied username and password. Normally this URL is: http://www.yourdomain.com/cpanel 1) Select the Password field and enter your password 2) Select the Username field and enter your username 3) Now click on the Log in button 4) Scroll down to the Security section and click on the […]
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How to prevent image hotlinking for Joomla using FTP

Hotlink protection can prevent other websites from linking to your images and files using your bandwidth for their website.  In this tutorial we can manually enable hotlink protection for a Joomla site Your website must support mod_rewrite in order to enable hotlink protection Using your favorite text editor, let’s enter the code to achieve this […]
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How to secure your Joomla installation’s PHP settings using cPanel

You will need to log into cPanel with your supplied username and password. Normally this URL is: http://www.yourdomain.com/cpanel 1) Select the Username field and enter your username 2) Select the Password field and enter your password 3) Next click the Log in button 4) Select the File Manager option under the Files section 5) With […]
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How to secure your Joomla installation’s PHP settings using FTP

This tutorial assumes you have a FTP application and have opened and logged in to your server via FTP There are a number of both free and commercial FTP applications. In this example we will be using CuteFTP 1) On your remote web server, open the htdocs or public_html directory, then select the directory where […]
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How to rename the installation directory of Joomla using cPanel

You will need to log into cPanel with your supplied username and password. Normally this URL is: http://www.yourdomain.com/cpanel 1) Select the Username field and enter your username 2) Next select the Password field and enter your password 3) Now select the Log in button 4) From the Files section, click on the File Manager icon […]
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How to rename the installation directory of Joomla using FTP

This tutorial assumes you have a FTP application and have opened and logged in to your server via FTP There are a number of both free and commercial FTP applications. In this example, we will be using CuteFTP 1) On your (remote) web server, open the htdocs or public_html directory, then select the directory where […]
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How to download and install the latest version of Joomla

You will need to have Internet access and an open web browser to download the latest version of Joomla 1) Enter http://www.joomla.org in your browser URL and press the Enter key From the Joomla.org web site there are a number of options to allow you to download the latest version of Joomla 2) We will […]
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How to reset your user Password in Joomla

Joomla allows users that have lost or forgotten their passwords to reset them Scroll down to view the links under the Login Form 1) Click on the Forgot your password link Scroll down to view the entire password recovery form 2) Click the Email Address field and enter the email address associated with your account […]
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How to Email an article in Joomla

Joomla websites allow you to send links via email to friends or colleagues 1) Select an article title by clicking on it and opening the article 2) Click the send email icon for the currently opened article 3) Click the Email To field in the popup window to enter an recipients email address 4) Select […]
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How to Print content in Joomla

Joomla websites allow you to print content without the extra menus and border graphics 1) Select the article title by clicking on it and opening the article 2) From the article page click on the Print icon. A popup window will be displayed containing just the article content 3) In this popup window click again […]
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