As a group, there are several things Dallas JUG members do to ensure the security of their Joomla sites.  If you have ideas and best practices that are not on this list, please let us know about them! 

General Best Practices

These best practices are not limited to just Joomla sites

  • SSL
  • Two-factor authentication
  • CPanel
    • PHP versions and provisioning
    • Email
    • HTTP/2
  • Google Analytics Re
  • Regular updates & backups


Security & Firewalls for your Joomla site

There are several good free and paid options for adding security to your Joomla site.  Here are some of our favorites:


Keep up with Joomla Security News

You can read about the latest patches on the Joomla Developers site:

The top section has links for subscribing to security alerts and notifications from the Joomla team.  


Join us at our next Meetup!

The Dallas / Fort Worth User Group meets the third Monday of most months. Find out more on our Meetup Page.

Joomla! User Group DFW is not affiliated with or endorsed by the Joomla!® Project or Open Source Matters.

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Who Are We?

The Dallas / Fort Worth User Group is a North Texas Joomla!® mentoring user group committed to helping each other learn how to leverage Joomla! to make sophisticated web-sites with open source, free, and low cost tools. We've been meeting since 2007 throughout the DFW metroplex.

ALL ARE WELCOME, whether you are an experienced developer or someone wanting to set up your first website.

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Videos for Joomla Beginners

Tim Davis, the owner of Cybersalt and a past guest presenter here at DFW JUG, has a YouTube channel full of great videos for the Joomla beginner. Check them out!

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Joomla! User Group Dallas / Fort Worth is not affiliated with or endorsed by the Joomla!® Project or Open Source Matters. The Joomla!® name and logo is used under a limited license granted by Open Source Matters, the trademark holder in the United States and other countries.