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How to Link to PDFs and Other Files in Joomla

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One of things that many people use their websites for is sharing documents.

In this tutorial, we''ll show you how to easily share documents in Joomla.

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How to Build a Responsive Slideshow in Joomla

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Lots of Joomla users want a responsive slideshow on their site's homepage.

Creating a responsive slideshow is really easy, and we're going to show you how with the Simple Picture Slideshow plugin.

If you use Simple Picture Slideshow, your slideshow can be managed directly from your Media Manager.

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Import and Export Data With phpMyAdmin

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Whether you run your site on Joomla, Drupal, WordPress or anything else that uses PHP, there's a good chance you've come across phpMyAdmin.

phpMyAdmin is an easy way to browse, interact and modify your data. You can even export and import it. That's what Topher shows you how to do in this video.

If you need to move your whole site, or just export small snippets of your data, you'll find this...

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Use Sourcerer to Embed Any Code in Joomla

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If you build websites with a CMS, then you probably have a love-hate relationship with your site's text editor.

The editor makes it really easy to create formatted pages. But, editors can make a mess of any code you try to use.

Sourcerer from is a great way to solve this problem inside Joomla. If you put your code inside Sourcerer's tags, the code will always work...

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How to Uninstall Joomla Extensions

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It's always a good idea to remove Joomla extensions that you aren't using.

However, the process for removing extensions isn't obvious, unless you know how.

Here's how to uninstall Joomla extensions ...

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New Video Class: Build a Joomla Restaurant Site

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In this week's new video class, Rod demonstrates how to build a restaurant website with Joomla, in just 10 easy steps.

During the class, Rod showcases both free and paid extensions that are helpful for restaurant websites.

You'll see how to integrate your site with You'll also see how to create mouth-watering multimedia displays with videos and image galleries. Finally, Rod...

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New Video Class: phpMyAdmin

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Here at OSTraining, we teach Drupal, Joomla, WordPress and touch on other software such as Magento. All of these platforms use MySQL as their default database.

phpMyAdmin is free software, written in PHP, which makes it easy to manage your MySQL databases. phpMyAdmin is a very reliable tool when you need to directly access the data in your database.

This week's class shows you how to install...

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What Are the Plans for Joomla 3.5 and 3.6?

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The Joomla team released version 3.4 in February, and then there have been several smaller releases including 3.4.3 this month.

So, after a break of several months since a major release, what expectations should we have for Joomla 3.5?

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Stop the Component Showing in Joomla

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Normally, Joomla relies on components to load every single page. Components are so central to Joomla that even the URLs are based around the particular component that is being used.

However, sometimes more advanced site designs need to avoid showing the component.

Some templates already allow this via built-in features, but there other ways to this.

In this tutorial we will show you how to...

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You Can Now Get Live Chat Support at OSTraining

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Starting today, Pro members can live chat one-on-one with the OSTraining team.

What's not to love about live chat? If you have a WordPress, Drupal or Joomla question, you can get instant answers from an expert.

Every time we sent a survey to our members, live chat has been your most requested feature.

When you take a look back at how training has changed over the last few years, moving to...

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