Profile: Akeeba Ltd


Simple and to the point

Posted on 01 June 2018
It blocks all cookies. Even Joomla's login cookie which is exempt by the ePrivacy directive. Hence the lower mark.
Ease of use
Fairly easy. If you decide to use the ribbon display, though, your hands are tied since the HTML markup is generated in JavaScript.
It answered all my questions. Very well written! Thank you!
Value for money
I used this to: ePrivacy (cookie law) compliance on all of my sites, business and personal.
Owner's reply: I was aiming for both GDPR and e-Privacy compliance with this, which is why I block all cookies until consent is given.

I consider these marks high praise coming from you! I'll keep working to make it better.

The cat's meow

Posted on 16 September 2011
I seldom write reviews on other developers' products, but ACL Manager is truly the cat's meow! It is exactly what is missing from Joomla! 1.7's ACL: a birds-eye view of ACL restrictions. Instead of having to go to countless components, click on the Options button, play around with the settings, Save, rinse and repeat to get the ACLs correctly, I can simply use ACL Manager. The way the information is presented makes it abundantly clear what is going on, something which isn't always the case with Joomla!'s own ACL editor.

Anyone else out there wanting to create a non-trivial Joomla! site, relying on ACLs for view and management control, don't think twice. ACL Manager is THE tool for this job and the price is very cheap, considering the huge time savings you get.

Well done, Sander!

Full disclosure: I personally know Sander and I was given a free copy of the extension as soon as it went live. However, everything I've written above is my honest opinion after having used the component on two sites (one test site and one real site I'm building).

A serious contender for the top Joomla! forum component

Posted on 20 September 2010
I was searching high and low for a quality native Joomla! forum component. I have pretty much tried all of them, yet have serious woes which made me ditch them, or seriously want to. Not with Ninjaboard. The back-end interface is as simple as it should be and no simpler than that. Setting up a multi-category, multi-forum board is a matter of 15 minutes max. The front-end is just amazing. The Chameleon skin succeeds where everyone else failed: it seamlessly integrates with your site.

There are a few rough corners but, in all fairness, not only it is an early 1.0.RC5 but speaking with the developer made me feel absolutely confident that they'll be ironed out very soon.

This is THE forum component, if you ask me. Very well done!

A true life saver!

Posted on 19 November 2008
Once I learned about it and began using it I started to wonder how could I ever code without it! It is absolutely the best tool to gain insight on your code without ugly calls to var_dump() and die() or rolling your own log files. It is also much, much more intuitive than PHP-level debuggers, like XDebug.

I recommend it without hesitation or second thought to every Joomla! developer.
eXtplorer eXtplorer


By Sören Eberhardt-Biermann
File Management
eXtplorer is a web-based File Management Component for all your needs. It has a desktop-application-like interface with drag&drop, grid and a directory tree and makes heavy use of the Sencha ExtJS Javascript Library. You can use it to access and modify the files and directories on your server via FTP or direct file access. eXtplorer runs natively under Joomla! 1.0 - 3.8 and can also be used as a...
J!Dump J!Dump


By Mathias Verraes
Advanced printr and vardump replacer with DHTML tree display. This utility makes life easy for developers and template designers. You use it to see what's inside a variable, an array or an object. Instead of using printr or vardump, you can now use dump. This will open a popup window with a nice expandable DHTML tree, showing the contents of the variable. It will even show a list of available met...


By Widget Factory Limited
An award-winning, configurable WYSIWYG editor for Joomla! based on the Moxiecode / Ephox Tinymce editor. Includes advanced Image, File and Link handling, plugin support, and an Administration interface for editor configuration. Office-like functions and familiar buttons make formatting simple Upload, rename, delete, cut/copy/paste images and insert them into your articles using an intuitive and...
Akeeba Backup Akeeba Backup

Akeeba Backup

By Akeeba Ltd
Site Security
Akeeba Backup Core is the most widely used open-source backup component for the Joomla! CMS. Its mission is simple: create a site backup that can be restored on any Joomla!-capable server, making it ideal not only for backups but also for site transfers or even deploying sites to your clients' servers. Akeeba Backup creates a full backup of your site in a single archive. The archive contains all t...
Admin Tools Admin Tools

Admin Tools

By Akeeba Ltd
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. Written and ma...
Admin Tools Professional Admin Tools Professional
Paid download

Admin Tools Professional

By Akeeba Ltd
Site Security
From the makers of Akeeba Backup Core/Professional and Admin Tools Core, this is the enhanced release of Admin Tools, available on a subscription basis. On top of what Admin Tools Core already offers, Admin Tools Professional has these exclusive features: - Security tightening .htaccess (Apache), nginx.conf (NginX) and web.config (IIS) file generator with a simple yet powerful user interface - Res...
Akeeba LoginGuard Akeeba LoginGuard

Akeeba LoginGuard

By Akeeba Ltd
Access & Security
A real Two Step Verification system for Joomla! Security experts agree that the first step to securing your site against unauthorized access is using a second step during the login process. Joomla 3.2 and later offer Two Factor Authentication which requires you to enter a security code along with your password to log into your site. However, Two Factor Authentication is susceptible to spoofing at...
Akeeba SocialLogin Akeeba SocialLogin

Akeeba SocialLogin

By Akeeba Ltd
Site Access
DEVELOPMENT HAS BEEN SUSPENDED ON THIS PRODUCT. The European Union's GDPR makes it unclear whether you can allow users to create accounts on your site using their social media profile since explicit consent to collect their information has not been provided. Moreover, it is not clear whether logging in with social media profiles is legal because if you do not already have an account / have not acc...