How to remove “Welcome to Joomla” on the front page

Joomla! is a terrific Content Management System (CMS) that makes the creation of a professional-looking website a breeze. It is a very popular tool with tons of add-onsĀ  - templates, modules, plugins, components etc. - that allows you to customize the software to your heart's content. Once in a while, the need arises to change something and you do not know how to go about it. Joomla! is open source, so there are a lot of support forums on the internet where you can quickly get answers to some vexing…

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How To Fix JAuthentication Error in Joomla!

I recently had an error in Joomla! and was unable to log in to the administrator site. The error was:

  • JAuthentication::__construct: Could not load authentication libraries.
    Username and password do not match

I almost panicked. It turned out that I had accidentally disabled the authentication module and plugin thereby denying access to the site administrator. Here’s how I fixed the error… (more…)