WYNCHCO TIPS for Joomlers

Subscribers to WYNCHCO Joomla! CMS Support contact us on a daily basis with questions about an issue which they are unsure about when working with their Joomla! CMS website.

Just occasionally we receive a number of enquiries on a theme, resulting in a tip being posted here!

Security harden your website post Joomla! 3.9.3

joomla support cheshire manchester merseyside north west ukThere was an important Post Installation Message included with the Joomla! 3.9.3 Security Release.

Did you see it?

Read more: Joomla! 3.9.3 Release News.

PHP 7.2 is now available: use it

joomla support cheshire manchester merseyside north west ukIf you have updated your Joomla! CMS to v3.9 you should upgrade your server's PHP version to PHP 7.2.

Using PHP 7.0

Be aware that security support by the developer ended in December 2018.

Using PHP 7.1

Be aware that bug fix support ended in December 2018.

On the other hand, PHP 7.2 will be actively supported by the developer until November 2019, and security supported until November 2020.

Security harden your website post Joomla! 3.8.8

joomla support cheshire manchester merseyside north west ukThis week saw the latest Security Release for the Joomla! CMS: Joomla! 3.8.8.

Read more: Joomla! 3.8.8 Release News.

As usual. the Joomla! Project recommended that Joomlers update their website with immediate effect.

Unusually this time however, they also recommended a little extra housekeeping.

Purpose: to harden website security.