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Featured Extension: AMPZ Social Media

The AMPZ Social Media extension is the #1 social sharing extension for Joomla. 

Posted in Featured Extensions, Simple Requested Work, Proactive Tickets


Google Analytics delivered to your email inbox

Google Analytics is a free analysis service that analyzes visitor traffic to your site and provides a complete picture of your audience and their needs.   However, it can be overwhelming to login to and figure out how your website is doing.  Did you know that we can setup a simple rollup report and have it automatically emailed to you monthly or weekly?  Find out how many people are visiting your site, where they came from, how they got there, and what they are doing.

Posted in Simple Requested Work, Proactive Tickets


Featured Extension: Google Structured Data Pro

This is a powerful extension that was developed by Tassos Marinos.  It is an SEO extension that can boost your Google ranking. It gives more visual results that are more user friendly, and better click through rates. We have a license for the professional version and have already installed it on all our client sites.  

This gives clients the ability to add Google Structured Data straight into content:


On all client sites we set up:

Posted in Featured Extensions, Automatic Work, Proactive Tickets


Chat with YWM

Did you know you can chat with YWM team members during business hours for quick questions? 

If the Chat icon is active in the bottom right corner, it means either Alexis, Tessa, Molly, or Nicole are online and available to chat.


Posted in Proactive Tickets


Give us a call!

Did you know you can call us during business hours with your questions? Our number is 512-271-5221.

Call Us!

Posted in Proactive Tickets


Monthly Webinars

Every month, YWM offers webinars to teach our clients how to get the most out of their Joomla platform. 

View Upcoming Trainings

Posted in Proactive Tickets


Referral Program

With our referral program, current clients can get an hour of support credit for referring new clients, valued at $90-$150.

Posted in YellowWebMonkey Happenings


Custom Administrator Menus in Joomla

Custom Administrator Menus in Joomla

One new feature in Joomla 3.7 is the ability to create new admin menus.

This is a very handy feature for sites with multiple users. Instead of trying to manipulate the permissions for some users, you can simply give them a different set of menu links.

Posted in Proactive Tickets


The NEW Joomla 3.7

Joomla 3.7 is here and it’s packed full of features to simplify your workflow. With over 700 new improvements and 40 new features you’ll want to upgrade your site to the latest version ASAP.

Posted in Review Blogs


YWM Offers Virtual Private Server Hosting for Joomla

YWM Offers Virtual Private Server Hosting for Joomla

YWM is now offering managed Virtual Private Server (VPS) hosting for Joomla sites. With a Virtual Private Server, your site is hosted on YWM’s virtual machine which gives us complete control over the hosting environment. This gives us the freedom to take extra steps for security such as blocking ports, making file permissions stronger, assigning your site it’s own ip address and a host of other features to keep it running safe and secure without having to submit trouble tickets to a hosting company for changes.

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Written by Nicole Hill, Posted in SEO


Joomla Announces Critical New Security Update

The timing for signing up for a Maintenance Agreement couldn’t be more crucial as Joomla announced this week millions of Joomla websites are at risk of hacking from a critical Joomla bug. A researcher at Trustwave Spiderlabs discovered that Joomla versions 3.2-3.4.4 contain a bug that allows full administrative access to any Joomla site. This type of access would allow a hacker to delete pages, block users or even add malicious code into existing pages. With a Maintenance Agreement all Joomla core upgrades and security patches are automatically included in your monthly service  - without one you run the risk of being at the mercy of a hacker.

Good news is that if you are on a Maintenance Agreement we will automatically complete this critical security update on your site. Not on a maintenance agreement? Check out the different plans we offer for every budget and for a limited time sign up for a 3 month maintenance agreement and receive a free upgrade to Joomla 3.4.5. Not ready to commit to a maintenance agreement? Schedule a one time Oil Change  where we upgrade you to the most current version of Joomla and complete our 50 point checklist to ensure your site is running optimally for security, speed, and SEO.

 * free upgrade from Joomla 2.x to Joomla 3.x.  Flat fee for upgrade from Joomla 1.5.

Posted in Marketing


Keep Your Site Safe and Secure With A Maintenance Agreement

Fall is finally here! Crisp breeze in the air, leaves crackling under our feet, comfy snuggly clothes and warm drinks in our hands. It’s that time of year when we start to go on autopilot as we prepare for all the merriment of the holidays ahead of us. So do you really want to deal with making sure your website runs smoothly while you’re busy trying to enjoy one of the most wonderful times of the year? Of course not! And that’s why you need a Maintenance Agreement.

Posted in Marketing


Can you handle upgrading your site with the newest Joomla update?

Can you handle upgrading your site with the newest Joomla update?

We are continually asked by clients if they can hit the update button on the backend of their site and upgrade Joomla.  Here is our answer....

Posted in New Website Releases


Websites Backup Files (Akeeba Backup)

Akeeba backups...little insurance policies for your website.

Posted in Tutorials


Ho! Ho! Ho! Give Your Business The Gift of Maintenance!

Happy Holidays! We’re pretty excited to announce the release of two new maintenance plans to help you manage your site. Currently we offer Starter, Standard, and Premium Plans. Each one offers varying levels of support and various features on a per plan basis such as a 50 point checklist, priority support, content updates, access to tutorials, monthly webinars and much more

Posted in YellowWebMonkey Happenings

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