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From time to time - even if only out of desperation because of some ill that has befallen your web site - you may find the need to work directly inside of your Joomla Database; In this Watch Me Work live stream, we'll look a the basics you need to know in order to touch the brain of your Joomla website!



- The video discusses Joomla Database Surgery and how to work in your site's database.
- The presenter, Tim Davis, is a Joomla enthusiast.
- Tim emphasizes the importance of having a backup of your Joomla site before making any changes to the database.
- He demonstrates using PHPMyAdmin to interact with the database tables and rows.
- Tim shows how to back up the database using the export function in PHPMyAdmin.
- He explains the connection between the database and the website's content, showing how changes made in the database directly affect the website.
- The video also mentions an extension called SP Transfer, which can be used for site migration.
- Tim responds to a viewer's question about the bf_activity_log table, suggesting it might be related to server settings.
- The video demonstrates accessing and editing articles in the database using PHPMyAdmin.

Please note that the transcript is quite lengthy, and the summary includes the main points from the video.

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Tim Davis is the founder and owner of Cybersalt.
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