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Joomla is one of the most used CMS application used around the Globe, that’s the
reason its security should be given high priority. For Customer end we have
listed few basic steps that can avoid your Joomla website from getting hacked.

1) Keep Joomla and its extensions up-to-date

Probably the most important part of securing your Joomla website is to
keep it updated to the latest version

2) Use Strong Login Details
Don’t leave default administrator account as “admin” and use strong
password for your website.
Many attackers try to brute-force your login details. This means that
they use a list of commonly used passwords to guess yours.

3) Use Proper File Permissions

Set the permissions for your Joomla folders to 755
Set the permissions for your Joomla files to 644
Set the permissions for your configuration.php file to 444
Never use 777(full access) permissions!

4) Delete unwanted & avoid third party un-identified developer’s extensions

Joomla is open source and as a Administrator you install many modules to
try out new functionality. It’s good to try and improve but bad without
knowing developer you install module. Delete extensions, which you are
not going to use.

5) Delete unwanted files/folder from your account that you are not using.

Make sure you delete all the unused or outdates files from website that can create a loop hole for hackers

to get in to your website.

6) Scan your website

You can perform online scan your website at

When your WordPress site is hacked, you can lose your search engine 
rankings, expose your readers to viruses, have your reputation tarnished 
due to redirects to porn or other bad neighborhood websites, and worst 
lose your entire site data.

To avoid site hack issue you can secure your website using below steps :

1)Keep WordPress up-to-date

you should always keep up to date with the latest version of WordPress. 
Older versions of WordPress are not maintained with security updates.

2) Delete any plugins or themes you are not using

First of all, make sure your plugins/themes are always updated. Also, If 
you have old themes and plugins that you’re not using anymore then 
delete it from the system.

3) Vulnerabilities on Your Computer

Make sure the computers you use are free of spyware, malware, and virus 
infections.Always keep your operating system and the software on it, 
especially your web browser, up to date to protect you from security 

4) Limiting access/Protect your WordPress Admin Area

It is important to restrict the access to your WordPress admin area only 
to people that actually need access to it.

you can deny wp-admin access to everyone but yourself via an .htaccess 
file. add the below code in .htaccess file

<pre># Block access to wp-admin.
order deny,allow
allow from x.x.x.x
deny from all</pre>

replacing x.x.x.x with your IP address.

5) Install security plugin on your website

There are to many security plugins available for wordpress.
e.g  Wordfence Security, BulletProof Security

Please refer below URL for more information

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Just after a statement to ban adult/pornographic contains on blogs by google with a time limit of 30 days now Google made a U-turn saying, bloggers are now allowed to host adult images or video as long as they mark it as “Adult”.

Initially Google had give 1 month time for bloggers to remove those contains, but after this warning many blogger said they had put in year of efforts to add such contains to their blogs and said they needed to express themselves.

Considering such request Google has now allowed them to host adult images and videos only with a warning messages pages that says blog has adult contains.


Yesterday their was a major issue caused due to Cpanel Security updates, All the customers using email piping to forward emails were getting Delivery failure issue.

Most of the customer where getting below error :

T=jailed_virtual_address_pipe: Child process of jailed_virtual_address_pipe transport returned 1 from command: /usr/local/cpanel/bin/jailexec
After our technical staffs hard-work and investigation we found a successfully solution.

To solve this email delivery failure issue you have 3 options.

1) To enable Normal shell access for the domain facing thing problem. If it has jailed shell access or do not have shell enable it to normal shell access.

2) You need to add email Piping line with full path in /etc/valiases/ file

It should look like : “|/usr/local/bin/php -q /home/user/public_html/pipe.php”


Alternate method:
In your exim configuration file that is /etc/exim.conf comment the following code with # as mentioned:

driver = pipe
#command = /usr/local/cpanel/bin/jailexec $address_pipe
#user = “${lookup{$domain}lsearch* {/etc/userdomains}{$value}}”
#group = “${lookup{$domain}lsearch* {/etc/userdomains}{$value}}”

This issue was resolved by Web Hosting UK techs in less than 30 minutes .. This issue is global and most of the Cpanel servers are facing this problem.

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WordPress is world’s most popular and widely used Blogging and Content Management System. The reason for being widely used as it is available free and open source. WordPress is also user friendly to use. Most of websites on Internet uses WordPress. So everybody must be aware of some particular WordPress error occur while using WordPress. It’s been found that WordPress memory exhausted error is amongst most commonly seen error. Let’s check out simple things regarding how to resolve this error.

It’s really disturbing if you find one fine day that some error is been displayed on your Blog. You see a white page and error give below:

Fatal error: Allowed memory size of XXXXXXX bytes exhausted (try to allocate XXXXXXX bytes) in user/public_html/wp-includes/phpfile.php on line XXXX.

You might experience such kind of error when you have uploaded any new theme or installed new addon like plugin. The error seems to be complicated but it’s not that complicated and could be fixed.

PHP.ini is important file which needs to be modified for memory limits. The file is located in ‘public_html/’directory for PHP5. You need to open this file in text editor which can allow you to edit content. Some hosting providers do not provide access to PHP.ini file. In this case, you need to contact them and ask for increase in memory limit. Once file is opened with text editor, try to locate memory limit using (ctrl+F) keys.

memory_limit = 32M; Maximum amount of memory a script may consume (32MB)

You just need to update the value in above line. It always better to update value to higher number upto 64M. Updating it to 64M can help to resolve many requirements. After changing value, save changes and update it to PHP.ini file. You also need to make changes in wp-setting.php. This file can be found on directory where WordPress is installed.

Define (‘WP_MEMORY_LIMIT’, ’32M’);

Search for memory limit and update the same value here. Once value is updated, do not forget to save the file. Now, you can check you blog whether it’s working or not. I hope this article helps you to resolve such kind of error.