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There are a number of ways you can edit the hit count number for your Joomla articles, but by far the easiest way is to install and use "System - Article Hits," a plugin from Michael Richey. In this live stream we check this plugin out and see how easy it can be to change the hit count for a Joomla article.




- Video title: "An Easier Way to Change Joomla Article Hit Counts 🛠 MM Live Stream #130 - YouTube"
- Tim Davis demonstrates an easier method for editing article hit counts in Joomla.
- Tim is hosting "Maintenance Monday" on the Basic Joomla Tutorials YouTube channel.
- He refers to a previous livestream where they covered changing article hit counts using different methods.
- Tim introduces an extension recommended by viewers for easier hit count editing.
- The extension is from Richey Web ( and allows direct hit count modification without database access.
- Tim provides step-by-step instructions on how to download and install the extension.
- The extension enables users to edit hit counts in Joomla articles from the backend.
- Tim discusses scenarios where changing hit counts could be useful, like avoiding a 404 error page showing as popular.
- The extension was created by Michael Richie and shared with the community.
- Tim interacts with live chat, addressing questions and comments.
- He mentions potential concerns about the extension affecting front-end editing forms.
- Tim appreciates viewers' support, encourages subscription, and bids farewell.

(Note: The transcript provided appears to be a verbatim dialogue from a YouTube livestream and includes various interactions, comments, and tangential conversations, which may not be directly relevant to the main content.)

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