Akeeba Admin Tools 5.8.0 Bug Fix Release

joomla support cheshire manchester merseyside north west ukRelease date: 7 September 2020.

Admin Tools v5.8.0 is a Bug Fix Release which also adds the option to neutralise SVG script execution to the HTACCESSMAKER utility following the recent release of Joomla! 3.9.21. 

Akeeba Admin Tools is our preferred Web Application Firewall.

Heads up: the developer reports this latest version of Akeeba Backup is only recommended for use with websites using Joomla! 3.9 or later and PHP 7.1 or later.

The developer explains why support for older versions of Joomla! and PHP is no longer provided in their release notes. The reasons include preparation for the expected launch of Joomla! 4.

Changes made: see comprehensive Release Notes for more details.

Read more: Akeeba Admin Tools 5.8.0 Release Notes.

 

Useful Advice

Web Application Firewalls

No Joomla! website should be without a Web Application Firewall or WAF, especially if hosted in a shared server environment.

The WAF adds another line of defense between your website and the server firewall maintained by your hosting provider.

Find out more about WAFs in our Joomla! User Guide.

Read more: Web Application Firewall.

 

Back up before updating any 3rd party Joomla! extension

Any update can break your website.

Perform a FULL backup of your website (database and files) before installing any update.

Read more: How to back up your website.

Read more: How to manage 3rd party extensions.

 

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