Reset Joomla Administrator Password?

Because passwords are stored using a one-way MD5 hash which prevents recovering the password, you cannot recover an existing password, but you can reset it to a new password by editing the password field in the database. In the following directions, you will set the password MD5 value to a known value and then log-in using the password that matches that value. Once logged in, you can change the password again using normal Joomla! user access screens.



Joomla! 1.0.13 Enhanced Password System

Initial tests indicate that the method described here also works with Joomla! 1.0.13 salt-enhanced passwords. This is because Joomla! automatically updates password data from earlier versions to the 1.0.13 format.

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JoomlaXplorer For Joomla Permission Problem

Frustrated because your image gallery component not working right? Whos is nobody-99? Was my web cracked?
You could not change ownership (chown) unless you are root (super dmin). Unix-based OS do not allow chown to be executed by a “normal” user. Most of joomla extension-components will be owned nobody-99 when it uploaded from joomla installer. Mismatched user-ownership causing files could not be chmoded and manipulated properly. To overcome this problem, joomla has introduced joomlaXplorer from its extension-component.

How to install joomlaXplorer ?

1. Download extension com_joomlaxplorer
2. Login your Joomla admin as administrator
3. Select component
4. Select joomlaXplorer

Hotlink Protection – Protect Your Images!

Here is a tip that you can save up your bandwidth usage. If you believe that other people is hotlinking your images. This option can be enabled in Cpanel under hotlink protection, but if you are an experienced webmaster and have a lot of entries in your .htaccess file you may want to edit your .htaccess manually to better organize your rules.

RewriteCond %{HTTP_REFERER} !^$
RewriteCond %{HTTP_REFERER} !^http://domain.com/.*$ [NC]
RewriteCond %{HTTP_REFERER} !^http://domain.com$ [NC]
RewriteCond %{HTTP_REFERER} !^http://www.domain.com/.*$ [NC]
RewriteCond %{HTTP_REFERER} !^http://www.domain.com$ [NC]
RewriteRule .*\.(jpg|jpeg|gif|png|bmp)$ – [F,NC]

You can add more HTTP_REFERRER for domains within your allowed list, for example another web site or your subdomain.

Include this in your images folder or any folder to ensure that your images are protected.

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You also will be given a Unique Referal Link in order to track the coming referrals from your link.

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Streamyx Sending Out Email Error

Since last year, TmNet (Malaysian ISP) gradually blocking access to SMTP port – 25 to combat spam coming out from their network. If you are one of the subscribers and having problems sending out email you can modify you outgoing SMTP server port to 26. You can follow guidelines below for Outlook Express.

For Outlook Express,
Make sure you enable SMTP Authentication

Tools> Account > Mail > Highlight email account and Click Properties and check My Servers Requires Authentication
SMTP Authentication Setting

To change SMTP port, click advance tab and change 25 to 26
SMTP Port Change

Free Antivirus

Antivirus is important but without update it serves no purpose. Make sure you enable automatically update your virus pattern on day to day basis. There are basic and free antivirus out there, if you have an outdated or expired antivirus, you can download free edition for home users by Grisoft AVG, it has the most basic feature – Antivirus. No Rootkit scan other tools. But I personally think that is sufficient and not bloated. Bloated antivirus can slow down your system. You can download this Antivirus at http://free.grisoft.com

Another good and Antivirus is from Kaperskly lab, you can obtain free Kapersky license here . Not to worry just input your email address and wait for the key to be emailed to you. The key is valid for six months. After that you can make your decision whether to purchase commercial license. Remember a good healthy system is crucial to protect your important data.

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