Watchful’s 8th Birthday

This website went live on September 3, 2012. Eight years later it feels like we’re still just getting started! Last year, on our birthday, we published a nostalgic overview with lots of photos and stories. This year’s birthday post is a very different kind of overview. Because Watchful really is moving faster than ever, I’m…

Quickly Enable Auto-Updates for All Your Favorite Software

We’ll look back on 2020 as the year that auto-updates really became mainstream for open source CMSs. This change has been coming for some time. WordPress has provided auto-updating for minor versions since 2013. However, the pace of change has really accelerated in recent months: October 2019: Auto-updates for both WordPress and Joomla launch on…

More Uptime Notifications Are Now in Your Watchful Logs

Here at Watchful, most of our customers are web agencies. If you’re reading this, there’s a good chance that you work with an agency and manage multiple sites. So we listen really carefully to your requests and then build the features you need. One of your most frequent requests has been better reports and notifications.…

Watchful Supports Updates for RolandD Extensions

Roland Dalmulder is one of the most helpful and involved people in the Joomla world. Roland has helped Joomla in the Bug Squad, the Production Leadership team, the Google Summer of Code and many other roles. He lives in the Netherlands and is previously organized the Joomla User Group in Rotterdam. Currently Roland is spending…