Watchful is the only full-featured, website maintenance tool that makes it fast and easy to perform updates for both free and commercial add-ons.
With automatic backups, integrated uptime monitoring, activity logging, remote add-on installation, intrusion detection and automated reporting, Watchful is an essential tool for all WordPress & Joomla professionals.
Ask Me Anything session
Focus was made on website maintenance. A panel of Joomla and WordPress experts were invited to help answer participant's questions.
- 04:55 — How often does Watchful test backups?
- 05:25 — What’s the trickiest thing about updating thousands of websites?
- 07:00 — Do many people use automatic updates?
- 12:00 — What is a typical backup frequency and retention policy for your website?
- 13:00 — Do you have a recommendation for backup storage?
- 14:00 — Do you separate the files and database when performing website backups?
- 17:30 — What hosts are offering automatic updates for Joomla?
- 21:20 — What hosts are “Joomla forward” or focusing on Joomla?
- 22:40 —What PHP version is best for Joomla 3?
- 27:05 — Can PHP 5.6 or earlier run safely on CloudFlare or similar security services?
- 29:10 — What are your strategies for migrating sites from Joomla 3 to Joomla 4?
- 34:15 — Will Joomla 3.10 with the migration layer be a smooth upgrade from Joomla 3.9?
- 35:35 — What is your one wish for Joomla 4?
- 36:35 — Should the Gutenberg editor be added to Joomla?
- 47:05 — How important is a headless architecture for Joomla 4?
- 50:00 — Does using CSS Grid help you move custom templates to Joomla 4?
- 51:45 — Could Joomla become a paid or closed platform?
- 56:30 — Is Joomla the best tool for E-commerce?
- 1:03:45 — How easy is it to add a SasS E-commerce to your Joomla website?
- 1:06:00 — What tools are available for migrating to Joomla 4?
- 1:07:50 — Is Fabrik (and other extensions) ready for Joomla 3.10?
- 1:09:56 — Should I rebuild my client site in Joomla 4 or migrate to WordPress?
- 1:17:45 — Should you include a retainer in my site care plans?
- 1:27:10 — What are the typical fees to charge for a site care plan?
- 1:34:30 — What is the new SEO extension for Joomla from Weeblr?
- 1:42:14 — What’s the latest feature launching for Watchful?
- 1:46:15 — How do you determine the best user interface when developing software?
- 1:48:05 — How do you use Backblaze B2 to store your website backups?
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