In this tutorial, we'll show you how to install the Admin Tools Core Joomla component. With this component, you can perform certain administrative tasks such as password protecting your dashboard, changing your Joomla database prefix, and more. We'll cover these topics in future tutorials.

To install Admin Tools:

  1. Click the Download Now button (under 'Admin Tools Core', not 'Documentation') on this page to download the Admin Tools component.
  2. Login to your Joomla 3 admin dashboard
  3. In the top menu, click Extensions and then click Extension Manager.
  4. Under Upload & Install Joomla Extension, click Browse...

    Select the file you downloaded in step 1 above (in our case, com_admintools-2.6.0-core.zip), and then click the Upload & Install button.

    When the installation has completed successfully, you'll see the following message:

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    Installing component was successful.

    That's it, you've just installed the Admin Tools Core Joomla component! For further tutorials on how to use this plugin, please click here.

Continued Education in Course 212: Joomla 3 Admin Tools Core Component
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Section 2: Protect your Joomla 3 admin dashboard from Brute Force logins
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