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Upcoming Joomla Privacy Tool Suite

Joomla 3.9 is slotted to contain the new Privacy Tool Suite.  It looks like it will be a great set of tools that will give Joomla a great advantage over other content management systems. The following Links will get you started using the new Privacy Tool Suite included with Joomla 3.9: View Privacy Dashboard in Joomla 3.9  Use the Joomla 3.9 Privacy Consent Plugin  Use the Joomla 3.9 Terms and Conditions Plugin  Add Consent Checkbox …

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Is your Joomla site GDPR Compliant?

The tides are shifting in the world of online security and here at YellowWebMonkey we want to ensure our customers are fully informed on the latest changes to security policy. The most significant and recent reform has come with the passage of the GDPR by the EU. To save you time, we’ve created our own little summary of how the GDPR may affect your online presence.   1. What is the GDPR? GDPR stands for …

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Recolor Form Field Placeholder Text

*::-webkit-input-placeholder {color: #666;}*:-moz-placeholder {color: #666;}*::-moz-placeholder {color: #666;}*:-ms-input-placeholder {color: #666;}#form-application select, #form-application select option:disabled, select option.placeholder {color: #666;}

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Redirects for Joomla Experimental URL Routing

Although I found a posted solution a few months ago for URLs with article ID only (https://www.mysite.com/category/1111-article), I had several different scenarios that were going to 404’s.  Those were:     Links with category ID https://www.mysite.com/11-category/article https://www.mysite.com/11-category/1111-article   Links with regular, non ID numbers in alias http://www.mysite.com/the-best-10-things http://www.mysite.com/11-category/the-best-10-things http://www.mysite.com/11-category/1111-the-best-10-things   Below is the condensed code that accounts for all vaiants.  RewriteCond %{REQUEST_URI} (.*)\/(\d{1,}-|)(.*)\/(\d{1,}-|)(.*)RewriteRule ^(.*)(\/)(.*) %1/%3/%5 [L,QSA,R=301]   You can test specific URLs against it using …

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Mijoshop shows gibberish on mobile

Recently had a shopping cart we manage show gibberish looking code only on mobile.  This is obviously not reassuring to customers and does bring up the concern of a possible hack.    The problem was harder to troubleshoot because the behavior wouldn’t replicate on a browser emulator which made it harder to find the error.  However, to save someone else the time, the problem was that the output compression store setting needs to be changed …

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All the Joomla htaccess redirects you will ever need

Here are the quick code snippets for common tasks you need to do in .htaccess to do redirects for Joomla, or any site for that matter.  Most are linked to its own blog post that explains it in more detail. In all reality, I am sure this post is missing several that would be helpful.  If it isn’t listed, please comment on post and let me know which others should be on the list. HTTP …

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