Joomla Help: Web Development

How to Reset your Joomla Administrator Password

Sometimes you can’t log in to your Joomla Administrator Panel (your website’s backend). This can happen for several reasons. Maybe your website got hacked and the users and passwords have been changed; maybe someone else was in control of the passwords and you are no longer in contact with them; or maybe you just forgot your password.

Whatever the reason, the fact is that you aren’t able to login to your Joomla backend and need to find a solution. The only solution is to reset your password.

In most cases of resetting the password, you would simply need to login to your Joomla backend and reset the password in the User Manager, but how do you do this if you can’t login to change it?

Web Design and Joomla: Mistakes of the Beginner

We all make mistakes. But looking back to the early days when starting out in web design and Joomla, it always makes me smile when I think of some of the ridiculous beginners mistakes I made!

Here I present a list of such mistakes. If you have any comments, or have anything you’d like to add to the list, please post your own comments and we will regularly update the list.

Creating a Template Override in Joomla

The need to edit core files is a common occurrence in Joomla when you need to make certain changes to the layout and output on your website. A standard example is the Joomla Article page, because, by default, the article’s title is a H2, and needs to be changed into a H1 for SEO purposes.

K2 Tags: The Benefits and How to Customise the K2 Tag Page

Tags in K2 are a useful tool when you have a large amount of categories and/or items. They are similar to K2 Categories, but with a slightly different purpose. This article looks at the benefits of using Tags in K2, but also how to use and customise the Tag pages.

Is Your Website Slow? 10 Tips to Improve the Speed of your Joomla Website

After the headache of spending the past day reducing my Joomla site’s page load time from 15 seconds to three seconds, I think it’s appropriate to discuss some techniques to show you how you can improve your page load time.