I peaked across the fence at hosted Joomla, then ran home

I peaked across the fence at hosted Joomla, then ran home

Joomla.com launched as a hosted version of the Joomla! CMS. I was interested because my host (SiteGround) had blogged about how they built the hosting platform for the new Joomla.com site. The tech is neat, as is the fact that the folks behind Joomla.com outsourced the hosting. I’m going to tell you something a little…

Fear mongering journalist pointlessly blasts WordPress
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Fear mongering journalist pointlessly blasts WordPress

I encountered an article today that made my blood boil. Phillip Thomson wrote about the cost of three websites for the Australian Minister of Foreign Affairs for the Sydney Morning Herald. The article blasts Julie Bishop and her department for spending $113,000 on upgrades and maintenance for three websites. I have no opinion on Australian…

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Check your security settings: Brute force attacks against WordPress and Joomla sites have tripled

Hosting providers around the world are seeing a massive increase in brute force attacks against WordPress and Joomla sites. Attackers are looking to gain access to and compromise accounts, but failing that, they are slowing down their targets or even rendering them unavailable as they exhaust the sites’ resources.

Joomla vs WordPress (or why most infographics stink)

I just have a hard time getting behind an infographic. They tend to be so absolute and incomplete. I’m not trying to knock on the people that probably worked pretty hard on this infographic of a comparison between WordPress and Joomla. But to be quite honest, it’s junk. (Sorry). I don’t dislike their effort –…

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