YourSites is a new way to manage all your Joomla, WordPress and ClassicPress Sites.
YourSites is a normal Joomla extension that you install on the Joomla site you have chosen to manage the other sites. From this server site you will be able to manage your other sites.
YourSites has a lot of features and the list is growing all the time. The following is a quick introduction to the main features available.
With YourSites you set up your own private website running Joomla then install YourSites as a component.
This can be on your local PC, on an online server or even on an intranet or behind a firewall. There is no need to share your client data, or details of their sites with a 3rd party online site management service. The data is under your control.
With YourSites you set up your own private website then install YourSites as a extension. This website will run Joomla, but its easy to setup and once its installed you won't even notice what web software its running on.
This site can can be on your local PC, on an online server or even on an intranet or behind a firewall. There is no need to share your client data, or details of their sites with a 3rd party online site management service. The data is under your control.
The YourSites dashboard provides you with a quick summary of statistics and charts about your client sites.
Check for updates to extensions on your client sites. These checks can be performed manually or automatically on a schedule you set up. Receive summary email notifications of available updates from your scheduled checks.
Install and uninstall extensions on multiple sites without the need to login to each site one at a time.
You can set blocks on specific upgrades so that extensions on some sites are not upgraded.
In addition to your site management list see core site information and the results of best practice advisory scans in new site lists.
YourSites comes with several standardised site management list views to you can see core site information and the results of best practice advisory scans as well as the core site managment view.
Check for Joomla, WordPress and extension updates across all your client websites.
These checks can be performed manually or automatically on a schedule you set up.
Receive summary email notifications of available updates from your scheduled checks.
You can even set version restrictions on the updates you want to apply so if you don't want to upgrade to Joomla 3.10.+ or WordPress 5.0.+ you can set this up universally or on a site specific basis.
Update all your client sites software with ease from one central control panel.
There is no need to login to each site in turn and perform the upgrades one at a time.
Setup YourSites to check that your sites are up, that CSS and JS files and images are loaded and that key content appears on specific pages.
Be notified when a client site is down or that key pages are broken.
If the client site is behind a firewall then as long as the YourSites server is behind the same firewall or is whitelisted you can check your sites are up.
How often have you performed a site update or extension update and discovered days later that a key page on your site if broken or unavailable?
With YourSites you can now perform and automatic site check on key pages of your site after each upgrade is applied.
If you have Akeeba Backup Professional installed on your client sites you can
Perform best practice analysis on your client sites to quickly see where there may be security or performance issues.
Making sure that your client sites all adhere to best practice (e.g. that http:// urls redirect automatically to https:// urls, or that all super users on the client sites are configured to use 2 factor authentication etc.) is a time consuming and tedius task that needs to be repeated regularly.
Let YourSites perform best practice analysis on your client sites to quickly see where there may be security or performance issues.
YourSites gives you a quick summary view of key information about all your sites.
Check the expiry dates of your TLS certificate - highlighting sites where the expiry date is near.
Keeping track of when the SSL certificates on your client sites will expire or making sure they are not missconfigured is a pain when you need to check dozens of websites.
YourSites allows you to check the expiry dates on your SSL certificate - highlighting sites where the expiry date is near.
YourSites can be configured to allow one-click direct login to your client sites. This can be configured to use your 2 factor authentication method for additional security.
There is no longer the need to keep track of separate passwords for all your client sites.
The layout editor in YourSites allows you to create new list views of sites and extensions choosing the columns you want to display. So when coupled with custom fields for sites you can create the perfect site management/overview tool.
YourSites allows you to sse custom fields and tags to add client management functionality and project management workflows to your sites. You are constrained only by your imagination!