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If your Super Admin username is something easily guessed, you have already given away half of the login info required for a hacker to have his or her way with your site. This is especially true if your Super Admin username is "admin" - a well known default username from a number of Joomla version ago. How to change your Super Admin username to something other than "Admin" (or something else) is what today's Maintenance Monday is all about.

 

- Video discusses the importance of not using "admin" as the super admin username in Joomla.
- Host, Tim Davis, welcomes viewers to Maintenance Monday Live Stream #058.
- Tim encourages interaction in the chat and announces plans for a Zoom meeting.
- Viewers are asked to subscribe and ring the notification bell if watching the replay.
- Tim demonstrates accessing a Joomla site and creating a super admin profile with the username "admin."
- Emphasis on the security risks of using common usernames that make hacking easier.
- Mention of a previous Joomla version that used "admin" as the default super admin username.
- Tim demonstrates a tool on basicjoomla.com that changes the super admin username.
- Caution against using easily guessable usernames and passwords.
- Tim shows how to change a username through Joomla's user management interface.
- Discussion about the upcoming launch of a new website.
- Technical issues and adjustments regarding audio setup.
- Engagement with viewers in the chat, including their location in Surprise, Arizona.
- Banter related to the Lucille Ball show and its characters.
- Listener feedback regarding audio issues and ability to hear the speakers.
- Troubleshooting audio problems and attempting to address them during the live stream.

Please note that this summary may not capture every detail due to the conversational nature of the transcript.

 

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