How to change Joomla Database Username and Password

All of the CMS need a database to store their data. Joomla of course is no exception to this rule and in this tutorial we're going to learn how to change the database credentials because databases too have credentials. Why do I need to change databa.. Read more

How to enable FTP in Joomla

There are times when you need Joomla to update itself or its extensions and normally it would be able to do that for most of the hosting providers out there. However, there are some hosting providers who do not allow such actions without the help of .. Read more

How to enable Joomla to use a Proxy Server

In this tutorial we are going to see how to setup Joomla to use a Proxy server to communicate with the rest of the network when it can't do it natively. What is a Proxy Server? A Proxy Server is a means to mediate communication between your server .. Read more

How To Change Your Joomla Timezone

As all of the CMS out there, Joomla also has the option to change the timezone through its configuration to accommodate multiple countries and timezone intricacies. Changing the timezone in Joomla The way to change the timezone is quite simple as i.. Read more

How to add custom fields to Joomla Articles

With the newest stable release of Joomla, version 3.7 a very welcomed feature is the addition of Custom Fields. In this tutorial we are going to discuss the basic functionalities of custom fields. What are Joomla Custom Fields? Joomla Custom Field.. Read more

How to enable Gzip compression in Joomla

Speed is a major factor in a website's success and in this tutorial we are going to introduce you to a smart method for reducing your Joomla website's size without any loss of information. This method is called compression and the tool for it is call.. Read more

How to enable Error Reporting in Joomla

Whether you are a Joomla Developer or just want to tinker about with your template or extensions, Joomla has you covered when it comes to error reporting. The dreaded white page which indicates that something has crashed will now contain valuable inf.. Read more

How to Add SSL and HTTPS in Joomla

Google announced on December 2015 that they have boosted their ranking for websites which use HTTPS. It has been a long time coming that websites which have gone to great lengths to ensure their users privacy and security ought to be recognized .. Read more

How to create SEO-friendly URLs in Joomla

Joomla provides a very simple way to create SEO-friendly URLs, or SEF URLs as they are also known. SEO-friendly URLs are the URLs which can be read by a human and make sense about what content they hold. They follow a certain structure which provide.. Read more

How to Include Site Name in every Page Title in Joomla

It is a common practice to include your Site Name to your Page Titles mostly for Brand Recognition. Opinions vary on whether it is better to include it before or after the Page Title. Some say that it should also be included on a case by case basis b.. Read more