Over the past several years the most difficult issue I find when building a website, or maintaining one, is getting content from the clients.
Since the website is an employee that works 24/7 for the business, it must have the relevant information a visitor needs. After all a website should solve at least one problem for your busness.
Read more: Content from Clients
Taking over maintenance of another Joomla site can be either very easy or leave you scratching your head.
For instance just today I logged on to the Massachusetts Orthoapedic Association administrative area. Everything was in order and the latest versions of Joomla was installed, great start so far.
The first problem I encountered was every time I would check one of the installed components I would get an error related to the cache_file. Well this is one I never seen before, even after 10 years of maintaining dozens of sites.
Read more: Hard to Find, Simple Fix
I've been working on the page load speed on the Tri-County Web site.
My goal is to apply the techniques I have implemented here to the other site I manage. Google and Bing use page speed in factoring in page rankings. So the fast a site loads theoretically it should rank higher.
Read more: Page Load Speed for Higher Rankings
Well the time has come to restore a Joomla website. Luckily it was my own site that needed to be restored.
I was able to restore my site from a full backup I took over the weekend. I took less time time than I thought it would and was easier also. The front end of the site was intact, it was the administration side that was broken.
Read more: Backups and Data Recovery