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Mass Joomla sites Updates / Maintenance

I have around 100 websites on a single server, all in j3.2.x all working fine. Now if i want to add a single module/component/plugin in all the websites i have to log-in in all the websites and add ...
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Site clean up tips

I was hoping for some tips on how I should routinely 'clean up' my Joomla sites, as it's that time of year again! I'm sure we all do it to some extent, so I'm just looking for advice on what others do....
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Joomla assets table ucm rows

Does anyone know what these rows are for? Is it safe to remove them? Since they seem to be mostly empty? Note: this is assets table!
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Is there a way to purge all content and maintain settings?

I need to purge huge amount of data from J but maintain settings / modules etc. I've tried to write cli tool to clean up tables using correct models, but it is taking too much time. Is there a simple ...
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Check-out failed with the following error: The user checking out does not match the user who checked out the item

I went to edit my site's articles and modules, where I saw some items having a padlock next to their titles. When I click on these items to edit them, I am getting the following error: Error ...
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Joomla tmp directory - What is it for and can I delete its content?

My Joomla website currently uses about 100 MB of storage. I checked my folders and found out that the tmp folder is about 30MB and contains a number of files and folders named like "...
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How to get list of all orphaned image files?

I would like to create the list of images no longer used in any content item so they can be purged from the disk. What is the best method to generate such a list?
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Still required to turn Remember me off when migrating from 2.5 to 3.x?

With 3.3 and 3.2.4 is it still required to turn the plugin Remember me off? What is the technical reason?
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When to move to a new major release?

With the new development strategy there will be no version called LTS upfront. With the information currently published 3.4 will take the place of the announced 3.5. Assuming there are plans for 4.0,4....
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Troubleshooting 403 Error accessing Admin panel

When I attempt to log in to the admin panel of my site (Joomla 2.5), I get a 403 permission error. A number of sources report solutions (none of which have worked in my case, see below) and I am ...
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What are the key differences between Wordpress and Joomla!'s software architecture and how their core functions are extended?

*NOTE: This is not a 'which is better' question!* Wordpress and Joomla! are both awesome open-source CMSs. What are the key differences 1) in the software architecture between Joomla! and ...