Joomla is one of the most popular content management systems out there. Being the most popular does have it’s price though, you have to pay more attention to security related issues. To help you out, I thought I would find then of the most popular security related extensions for the Joomla CMS script.
Joomla has one drawback, any web user can easily know the site is created in Joomla! by typing the URL to access the administration area (i.e. www.site name.com/administration). This makes hackers hack the site easily once they crack id and password for Joomla!. Information: jSecure Authentication module prevents access to administration (back end) login page without appropriate access key.
This plugin will save you LOTS of time! It sends a backup every X hours/every X days of your Joomla database in a zip file to one or multiple emails. The best and easiest automatic backup method for Joomla 1.5! Doesn’t need server tools like cron or scheduled tasks.
Ever been to a site where you had to register and the registration form required that you type in the same phrase that is found in a hard-to-read image? Joomla! has now this possibility thanks to my component com_securityimages. It will protect You against most spammers attempt… It is providing 5 famillies of highly configurable captchas.
JoomlaCloner is a backup and restore component designed for Joomla! By it’s name, the purpose is to give users possibility to clone their Joomla installation and move it over the internet on any location!
JUGA is Joomla component that allows you to set what is available to which users on both your Front-end AND Administrator Control Panel. With JUGA, you can assign users to multiple groups. In fact, you can create an infinite number of new groups, so you could assign a single user to a unique group, thereby achieving customized individual access rights for each user.
Core Design Login module for Joomla! 1.5 based on Highslide JS. This module displays a Username and Password login form. It also displays a link to retrieve a forgotten password. If user registration is enabled, (refer to the Configuration settings), then another link will be shown to invite users to self-register.
Control your modules by date, time, recurring time, GeoIP (country of viewer), browser type and language, user name, group, page within other component (e.g. Virtuemart), on-page text, by article keywords, individual article, section/category, etc.
A variety of useful items (mambots/plugins and components) primarily for LDAP, tested in a Novell eDirectory environment. It contains: LDAP User Synchronization, LDAP User Authentication, LDAP Single Sign On. These tools are available for both Joomla! 1.0 and Joomla! 1.5
Try out and compare it with others ACL like Simple ACL, JUGA, JACLPlus! try it and give us your review. All we want is the best and free ACL for all you to use!
SignalLogin is a Module, that is built to provide a more versatile way to show your Login-Forms. Along with various configurable Options, you can fully customize it’s looks and switch between horizontal (i.E. Mini-Login-Bar at the top of your Page) or vertical (i.E. full Module in Sidecolumn).