New security vulnerability affects 1 in 20 Joomla websites

On Friday, the developer of the popular Breezing Forms add-on for Joomla announced a serious vulnerability affecting version 1.7.5 (build 762) and earlier. Based on our research, we expect that about 1 in every 20 Joomla websites is affected by this vulnerability.  Thus, we recommend that you check each and every one of your Joomla installs for…

Install from Cloud feature now available

If you are like many web developers, it’s a safe bet that you store some of your most commonly used assets online using a cloud storage service. Dropbox is perhaps one of the best-known cloud storage services. We use it internally Watchful, and also at inetis and Anything Digital, to share Joomla add-ons and other assets that our…

Commercial extension support continues to grow with the addition of jInbound

Currently, there are many ways to remotely update your Joomla web sites from the Watchful dashboard.  For example, we recently introduced the remote installer that allows you to install updates for practically any Joomla add-on using either a URL, a Dropbox account or simply uploading a file from your computer.  However, this remote installer is not needed…

Watchful 1.7 brings “Upload and Install” feature and more extension updates

We are excited to share that version 1.7 of the Watchful client has been released.  This release has a number of important additions such as: Support for updating Joomla language packs Support for updating Packages such as Kunena and Gantry New Upload and Install feature Purge Update Cache button moved Language and package updates Like other updates supported by Watchful,…

Changes in Akeeba Download IDs and Watchful updates

Did you know Joomla 3 is the most secure Content Management System on the planet? The most recent release of Joomla 3.2 includes enhanced security features such as two factor authentication and stronger password encryption. Congratulations Akeeba on the Launch of Your New Website Last week Akeeba Backup updated to their existing website to take…