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Cheap Joomla 3.3 Hosting :: How to Setup Connection String on Joomla 3.3

clock July 15, 2014 05:57 by author ben

Joomla today announced the immediate availability of the newest version of the world-renewed content management system, Joomla 3.3. The newest Joomla CMS over hauls its approach to security, enables microdata for the first time and replaces MooTools-based JavaScript with jQuery equivalents. These new features make Joomla 3.3 the most secure, searchable and fastest-loading Joomla CMS yet, ensuring the most efficient developer experience for Joomla out of the box. When combined with many fantastic features so far in the Joomla 3 series this is proving to be a true example of innovation and forward thinking in the world of content management solutions.


More details about the key features in the latest Joomla version include:

  • Only JQuery - From Joomla 3.3 onward, a jQuery library is now included in the CMS core, and Joomla core will be jQuery only. All Mootools code instances will be converted to use jQuery.
  • Cloud Storage APIs - Popular Cloud storage providers such as Google Cloud Storage and Dropbox will be accessed in Joomla 3.3 Hosting.
  • Fortified Joomla Security - From now on, the security standard of Joomla is even higher by requiring at least PHP version 5.3.10 to install Joomla 3.3. This requirement will help strengthen the security with better 2-Factor Authentication, stronger password encryption and fewer PHP security holes.
  • Microdata implementation - This allows many aspects of the content rendered by the Joomla CMS to be explained to search engines using semantic information. Ultimately, this enables Joomla websites to be more searchable. Microdata library will be included in the Joomla 3.3 release. With help from the library, search engines will be your friends, not enemies anymore. You can enhance the web content with many useful data relating people, products, places, reviews, events etc. Joomla 3.3 will be the smart choice for doing content marketing with SEO friendly data.
  • Faster Page Speed - Your page will be even more faster with jRouter, which acts as the traffic director in Joomla 3.3. This is the first iteration of a complete rewrite, possibly boost your page speed up to 10% load time performance overall.

If you choose to host Joomla by yourself and install Joomla manually, you have to create a MySQL database for Joomla, and edit its configuration file configuration.php. It is because Joomla require a database and a valid connection string between web server and database server.

Find the configuration.php file that's located in your Joomla site. Open that file in your favorite text editor and look for the database connection settings, which will be near the top of the file and then write this script:

Connection string is located in configuration.php

public $host = 'database_host_here';                                                               
// This is the DB host

public $user='username_here';  
// DB username

public $password='password_here';
// DB password

public $db='database_name_here';
// DB database name

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Joomla 3.3 Hosting with ASPHostPortal.com :: How to Speed Up Your Joomla Site?

clock July 14, 2014 08:30 by author ben

How to Speed Up Your Joomla Site?

Joomla is a free and open-source content management system (CMS) for publishing web content. It is built on a model–view–controller web application framework that can be used independently of the CMS. Joomla is one of the most popular free CMS in the world that allows you to easily create and manage a dynamic website. In this article I will explain about how to speed up your Joomla site.

Tips for Speed Up Your Joomla Site

As we know that speed is amongst the most important factors for the success of your website. Actually, Joomla isn't slow but you can do a lot to optimize it and achieve great speed for your site. There are the most essential actions you can take to speed up your Joomla website.

First - You should have the latest version of Joomla. It is important for your site speed because in each version there are multiple code improvements. Even if the changes are small - new Joomla versions are generally performing better than previous ones.


Second - You can utilize an .htaccess file and cache all your images, scripts, javascripts and CSS among other things.


Third
- If you have a dynamic site built with Joomla, it is usually a good idea to turn on Caching. This means the server does not have to generate a new copy of the page every time someone visits your web page. Instead every 15 minutes, for example, Joomla will Cache your pages so that they can be delivered much quicker.

Fourth
- Enabling Joomla compression. You can choose to send out your pages in a compressed format. This will allow all the css and html to be compressed on the server before sending, so a much smaller packet of data gets sent to the user’s computer, and is then uncompressed by the user’s browser. This enables the file to be much smaller without damaging the content in any way. Gzip is the most popular and effective compression method and it generally reduces the response time.

Fifth
- You should start your optimization from your photos, because these are an important part of any website. A nice image can improve the content, but on the other hand using too many images can slow down the loading of your Joomla website. Try to decide if all your images are really needed; nice effects are now possible with Font Awesome or by using CSS3 shapes, so sometimes images are not necessary for the aesthetic appeal of your site. Try to reduce the file size of all used images and avoid using huge, slow loading images – 400KB or more.

Summary

A website is never fast enough; it’s a continuous process of finding the right balance between the quantity and quality of the content, and its size and speed of loading these elements. There are hundreds of ways to optimize your site, from simple asset compression to complex load balancing servers. However, the best way to optimize your site is by taking simple steps, having complete control over what content is displayed and knowing why you need them. Optimization; it’s about making improvements in the right places and with the right goals in mind.



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