May 29

Joomla – Security Checklist


As we know Joomla is opensource, thus it has more rsik of getting hacked  by hackers. We can minimize the risk of getting hacked our Joomla  website by following below checklist:-

  1. Very important in Joomla website development, you have to be updated with latest version of Joomla CMS.
  2. Maintain secure / unique login credential or admin panel and database servers.
  3. If you are using .htaccess file, then rename that file.
  4. Change the default administrator panel URL with customized URL.
  5. You can set advanced permission to configuration file.
  6. While Joomla installation,  change the database table prefix with another prefix
  7. Hackers can use log file and temp folders to hack the website, thus change the path of them.
  8. Remove all the unnecessary files such as extensions, articles, images form server.
  9. If your website have input forms, then validate those with validation library.
  10. You can use SSL certificates for your website to make it  more secure