These days we faced some annoying spam attacks on our forum and had to take some security measures that will share with everybody here. As first quick measures: 1) You have to ensure that the registration page contains at least a “Questions and answers challenge” and a CAPTCHA code. For those who don’t know, this area can be found in the AdminCP under the menu System->System Settings->Security and Privacy. We used to have re-captcha from Google before, but the bots were still getting in, so we switched to “Are you human PlayThru” to see if something changes. Here’s a graphic of user registrations due the past months where we can notice abuse of users registered: 2)[…]
Category: Website improvements tips
Hello again everyone, You can see now that we are working full speed to make all the major CMS compatible with the latest version of AVChat (build 2060). Here are the changes that you can take advantage of: Never miss a new message from now. New browser tab notification lets you see how many new messages you received if you are in another browser tab. Detect if the browser is mobile or desktop and provide the appropriate content. Detect if you installed the AVChat files into the component directory. Facebook Application ID field integration in backend. Added default links to login and register page, if you leave the fields empty in SE4 backend. Remember that you need the latest build of AVChat (build 2060)[…]
Hello everyone, and a Happy New Year! Today I just finished to update the AVChat Joomla! 2.5 Integration Kit for the newly released mobile version of AVChat. Without further ado, here is a list of things of updates for the Joomla! Integration Kits: Never miss a new message from now. New browser tab notification lets you see how many new messages you received if you are in another browser tab. Detect if the browser is mobile or desktop and provide the appropriate content. Detect if you installed the AVChat files into the component directory. Facebook Application ID field integration in backend. Remember that you need the latest build of AVChat (build 2060) to have access to these great features and also FMS media[…]
With our latest build of WordPress plugin, we added the possibility for the visitors to login with a Facebook account. In order to do that, you have to follow the following steps: Go and sign up for a Facebook API Key at: http://developers.facebook.com Create new Facebook app. Facebook will automatically generate an App ID/API Key that will look similar to this this‘41365952003784’ Be sure to complete the filed from “Website with Facebook login” under “Select how your website integrate with Facebook” Go to WordPress backend => Settings => AVChat3 Under General Settings you will find the Facebook application ID field. Put there the App ID from above. Click Update Options Now all your visitors can enter the chat with their Facebook[…]
Ever wondered what users would appreciate on a SocialEngine website? Besides the obvious features found on SocialEngine PHP, the next best thing that we found after we’ve made a survey is that almost all of them would certainly appreciate a video chat application on a site they’re registered. And after installing our video chat plugin for their websites, owners said that users got more engaged and spent a lot more time on their site. Owners also said that at first, the users didn’t know about the extension and didn’t interact to much. So they had to make them aware of the full benefits of the video chat. here’s how they did it: Some of them hosted talk shows using the[…]
In this video, Maile Ohye from Google gives an overview of site performance. Need for speed..why Google think speed is a primary importance. Other useful information like improve your website’s frontend without investing any dollar, available tools like Google Webmaster Tools, caching and many more.
I found this video interesting for all website owners. Maile Ohye from Google is presenting some small things good to follow, a strategy to a good website optimization.