JandMore Teacher Exchange – Sponsor Content, Support a teacher

Hello folks, Earlier this year we mentioned we’d be campaigning tol collect money for the Reddit Teacher Exchange, and with only two months left we’re revving our engines. As a reader of Joomla & More we’re offering you the opportunity to sponsor one of our articles, buy a guest post or be listed as a sponsor. Your donations will be pooled together to buy school supplies for one or more teachers we’ll be paired with in September. Always wanted your name on a Joomla & More article? Then this is an unique opportunity. Or, if you feel like supporting a good cause…

Watch out for fake invoices!

Users and anti-virus companies are reporting a big number of spam messages, which contain fake invoices. The senders aren’t out for your money, but they’re interested in infecting machine. The invoices are fake, and opening the files can or will infect your machine. Word documents There’s a few ways to detect these fake, virus-ridden invoices right off the bat – so keep them in mind. Word documents: If the attachment is a Word document, don’t open it under any circumstance. No self-respecting company would send you an invoice using an editable document format like a Word document. The reason they’re sending these…

Twitter changes sign-up, all steps skippable

A few moments ago, while creating a new Twitter account, I’ve noticed a difference to the account creation process.  Yes, I’ve created enough accounts to notice the differences in their sign-up process. No, you can’t know about all of them. Anyway, the change they’ve made eliminated my main pet peeve with registering an account (yes, I’ve created accounts to the point where things in the registration process annoyed me). Other than the registration of your e-mail / account / password, all steps are now skippable. You’re now no longer forced to pick people to follow, and deselecting the people Twitter suggests is…

AkeebaBackup’s WordPress plug-in now installed 20,000+ times

Joomla! users were already familiar with household name AkeebaBackup and their flagship product, Akeeba Backup. The extremely popular component for easily creating back-ups of Joomla! websites is installed on most of the Joomla websites in the live – which isn’t a surprise given it’s ease of use, reliabillity and the fact that if you don’t make regular back-ups of your site you should start doing so yesterday. AkeebaBackup’s developer is never afraid of a challenge, though. And one day, he mentioned on Twitter that someone technically “challenged” him to create a WordPress version of his popular component. The “impossible” was done, and…