Do You Want to Test Watchful’s New Auto-Update Feature?

Are you ready for a new Watchful feature?! We’re 7 years old now and moving faster than ever. In the last month, we’ve launched support for commercial WordPress plugins and also enabled support for WordPress backup plugins. We’re already rolling with the next new Watchful feature: auto-updates! This feature will allow Watchful to automatically update…

Get Yourself Some Free Watchful Stickers

Here at Watchful, our goal is to save you time and money (as much as $650 per year on every site). But, we have extra goodies for you too. We’ve got some free Watchful stickers to send your way! Here’s one of those stickers in action on my laptop: How to get Watchful stickers To…

Watchful can save you $650 per year on every Joomla site

We all have people helping us with maintenance. Wherever you live, people will come by to collect your trash, sweep the streets, and make sure everything is running smoothly. Up here in Wisconsin, where I live, people clean the highways whenever the snow falls. Down in Florida, where some good friends live, they have people…

Block Your Clients from the Watchful Extension in Joomla

One Watchful user asked us this week if you could stop their customers from accessing the Watchful extension. They wanted to white-label the Watchful experience, and provide the smoothest experience possible for their customer. In this tutorial, I’ll show you how to change the permissions for Watchful’s Joomla extension. After you follow this guide, your…

Joomla 4 Will Have a New License Key Feature

When Joomla 4 arrives in 2020, you’ll see many improvements. There’s one improvement that I haven’t seen written about yet, but it will prove very useful to Watchful users. Joomla 4 will have a standard approach to handling license keys for commercial extensions. So whether you’re using extensions from Akeeba, YooTheme, JCE, Rockettheme, Joomlashack, or…

Watchful Warns You About Expiring SSL Certificates

This week, we got a message on the Watchful Facebook page: Yes, it’s true: Watchful will notify you if your SSL certificate is about to expire. There are tons of useful Watchful features that we don’t talk about often, and this is one of them. If your SSL certificate expires, it’s as bad as your…