Creating a Joomla! staging site

If you're a Rochen customer or regular reader of this blog, then you're well aware of the exclusive to Rochen cPanel plugin, Joomla Utilities,  which makes installing and managing Joomla an absolute breeze.  In the last 12 months we've brought you features such as one-click installations, security tweaks, file and directory permission fixes, super administrator password resets and even mass management of multiple installations for Rochen resellers.  The features work for all Joomla 1.5, 1.7, and future releases. We work continually on these features to make Joomla management through your Joomla hosting as easy as possible for…

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Introducing Joomla Utilities WHM Tool for Resellers

If you're a regular reader of this blog then by now you've heard about our Joomla Utilities cPanel tool for easy upgrading, security fixes, permissions fixes and site migration among other features available for our Joomla Hosting customers. Recently we've taken all of the great cPanel plugin features and integrated them into WHM (Web Host Manager) as an extra convenience for our Rochen Reseller Hosting customers. The WHM plugin will allow you to easily upgrade all core files for Joomla 1.5 or 1.6 installations that are hosted on your Reseller account right from WHM instead of having…

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Joomla and WordPress Hosting and Security Presentations from CMS Expo. Rochen Discount Code Extended.

Last month Martin, Adam and I from the Rochen team attended CMS Expo in Chicago, IL as Diamond Marquee Sponsors. It was a fantastic event where we got to meet a lot of our existing customers, potential customers and connect with various people in the Joomla, Drupal and WordPress communities. We're a technology services company that primarily deals online but nothing beats meeting face-to-face. While at CMS Expo Adam and I delivered two 90 minute presentations on "WordPress Hosting and Security" and "Joomla Hosting and Security". I have linked both of these below in PDF format in…

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The Rochen Engine Room: Joomla! Extensions Site Hosting

Recently, while starting off my Melbourne JoomlaDay presentation I asked the following question: "Which of the Official Joomla! Sites is the busiest?" A number of people correctly answered: "The Joomla! Extensions Site!". I thought I'd use this blog post to provide a little background information and figures we at Rochen have gathered with regard to the hosting of this site. Website URL: http://extensions.joomla.org Nickname: JED (Joomla! Extensions Directory) March 2010 Visits: 3,126,157 March Avg Visits/day (approx): 104,000 March 2010 Pageviews: 18,006,573 Total Data transferred (in/out): 2554 Gb Most popular page (after the home page): http://extensions.joomla.org/extensions/photos-a-images/photo-gallery Bandwidth Graph for the…

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Rochen Staff and more JoomlaDay Events

Rochen keep in touch with their customers and the wider Joomla Community through our support and attendance of JoomlaDays and Joomla Events around the world. We try to keep our clients informed via our Twitter stream: @rochenhost make sure you follow us. Recently on the list of events we attended and supported was the Sydney JoomlaDay 2009. Thanks to all the people behind this event, the day was both informative and enjoyable. I was able to meet up with a number of current customers (and hopefully future ones) and discuss with them their needs and plans for…

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