Site Security

Admin Tools is a true Swiss Army knife for your site. Our freely available Admin Tools Core will detect, notify you about new Joomla! releases, fix your files' and directories' permissions, protect your administrator directory with a password, change your database prefix, migrate links pointing to your old domain on-the-fly and perform database maintenance, all with a single click.

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Written and maintained by the same developer as Akeeba Backup and the Joomla! updater component of Joomla! 2.5.4 and later.

Note: a commercial edition (Admin Tools Professional) with extra security-oriented features is also available from our site for a fee. This listing is about the free version, Admin Tools Core.

Note 2: The software is free of charge, its support is not. You need a subscription to request support. However, its documentation, the troubleshooting wizard and searching the public tickets is free.

Akeeba has got to be one of the most consistently great extension providers to Joomla. This package installs cleanly, start up is quick and start tips even make absolute sense. Get the Pro version after you try'll LIKE it.

Great support site also....keep up the Great work....(pretty please....?)


Posted on 14 December 2011
Admin Tools Core installs and runs smooth as silk. I've begun replacing the old goodie jupdate on my newer 1.7 sites and have begun to do the same with my 1.5's. I agree, pair it with Akeeba Backup!

Must Have!

Posted on 06 December 2011
Same as Akeeba backup, one of the 1rst extensions to install on each Joomla site.

One of the best extensions out there for security. Will recommend without hesitation... Buy the pro version if you're serious about security, it helps with the .htaccess as well.

Another Superb Tool

Posted on 01 December 2011
In case you haven't read my Akeeba Backup review, we cannot give enough praise to Nicholas the developer of these awesome solutions.

We use Admin Tools to carry out the updating of Joomla, knowing that Akeeba Pro has a one site restore function just in case. The other features we don't use but it is always good to know that they are available if the time come when we need to use them.

Another Superb Solution by Nicholas, keep up the good work.


Posted on 29 November 2011
great extension, a must have for joomla (like Akeeba Backup)
Plenty of tools to make administering Joomla sites easy - part of my standard Joomla build for new sites

Exellent extension

Posted on 02 November 2011
I use this extension on all of my sites.

Admin Tools + Akeeba backup - "MUST HAVE" extensions.
Another excellent extension from Akeeba. Clean, attractive interface and easy to use. It's amazing that for so little effort I can upgrade my site, lock down security and sleep well at night.


Posted on 26 October 2011
This is just what Joomla needed! Awesome one click upgrade of core and add on's! No more going through each Website and manually upgrading the site' core and what ever add on's are installed in the site.

My hats off to Nicholas K. Dionysopoulos!! Keep it up brother!
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Admin Tools

Akeeba Ltd
Last updated:
Feb 18 2019
Date added:
Nov 18 2014
GPLv2 or later
Free download
Related paid extension :
Admin Tools Professional
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Uses Joomla! Update System


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