Five Best Joomla Security Extensions

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First, restrict access to your admin log-in from other users. Do this by using a password protect on the admin folder of your site. Then, make sure the admin log-in required to make any changes or access coding is password protected with something other than “admin” or “password” text. Finally, restrict access to the admin folder to only your IP address, unless your internet service provider uses a dynamic IP. You can allow more than one user IP, but restrict access to all other IP's.

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Five Questions to Ask When Choosing and Marketing a Blog or Website Niche


Viability of a business goes beyond choosing a lucrative niche, a product's current sales, or basic marketing techniques. Marketing viability starts when choosing a niche and the product of the site. All the right marketing tools thereafter will be useless if the niche does not comply with the needs of the audience and the product with the needs of the customers. Ask these five questions when choosing a niche and long before setting up the website.

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What You Need to Know About Google’s HTTPS and SSL Update of 2014

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Google announced a new algorithm update in August of 2014 that will give preference to secure sites using HTTPS (Hypertext Transfer Protocol Secure) and SSL (Secure Sockets Layer). Google hopes that it will offer a very small rank boost to sites with added encryption now and a larger boost to rank in future updates, should this change make the positive impact they hope for.

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Google Reveals Major Update to Search Algorithm

Mashable -- One day before celebrating the company's 15th birthday, Google went back to the place where it all started — literally.

Inside the garage that housed Larry Page and Sergey Brin when the world's largest search company was created, Google on Thursday announced a handful of new updates to the company's search offering, including a major update to Google's search algorithm that the company calls "Hummingbird." The new algorithm affects 90% of all searches, and has been in place for about a month, said Amit Singhal, senior VP at Google.

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You've Got Hidden Facebook Messages: Check the Other Folder in Your Inbox

JOANNA STERN (ABC News) --You might be getting Facebook messages you didn't know about and you might actually want to read them.

In your Facebook Messages inbox there is an "Other" folder or tab. It's something you probably haven't noticed, and Facebook has purposely made it somewhat hidden. It's where messages sent to you by strangers or people you aren't "friends" with are stored. Think of it as your Facebook spam folder, except it doesn't only collect spam. In many instances, it contains messages from real people who might be trying to get in touch with you.

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Why Checking Facebook Makes Us Feel Bad About Ourselves

Last weekend, I consumed a massive seafood tower with my wife as a late Valentine’s Day feast. It was one of those things at one of our favorite restaurants I’d wanted to do for years, so I shamelessly took photos. I saw sharing the images as a means to share a piece of my relationship’s intimacy and adventure (we clearly don’t do extreme sports). But were this most other evenings of the year, when I’m eating a far humbler meal on my couch, what would I think of this obnoxiously gleaming pile of crustacean?

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