Over the last few years, we've covered several over the most popular ways to build flexible content.
We've created training for K2 and SobiPro. This week we're going to introduce you to Zoo from YooTheme.
There is a free version of Zoo that allows to create blogs and static pages. However, you can buy extra apps that enable Zoo to support directories, catalogs, downloads area, documentation...
If you're like me, you have a "captcha" function on your contact form where your users have to type in the squiggly letters to prove that they're human and not spam bots.
This is a good thing. Using Captchas ;can greatly reduce the amount of spam you receive. This tutorial shows you how to use captchas with Joomla.
However, many of these forms (including mine) stopped working because Google...
We've covered the new features in Joomla 3.2 already.
We've given you a rundown of the top 15 features and shown you interviews with the lead developers.
This week, we're going to focus on the new Template Manager.
In the updated Joomla 3.2 Template Manager you can edit files, create files and folders and even create overrides directly inside your admin area.
Joomla 3.2 was released today.
This is one of the most important and interesting releases that the Joomla community has ever put out.
The headline features are an app store and content versioning. We've got video overviews of those two features, plus 5 more.
This videos are absolutely worth your time and include interviews with several of the developers involved with these features.
In Joomla, there are two widely-used, commerical template frameworks.
We previously covered one of those frameworks by showing how to use Gantry from Rocketheme.
This week we're going to examine the T3 framework from JoomlArt. Just as Gantry was created by Rockettheme, so T3 was originated by JoomlArt for their internal use.
T3 has since become the framework of choice for another well-known...
Joomla! 3.2 is set to be released on November 6, the day before the Joomla World Conference
3.2 is going to be the biggest, or at least one of the biggest, releases that Joomla has ever had.
Here is a list of 15 new features worth noting in Joomla 3.2, followed by a description and/or screenshots for each:
Joomla 3.2 is coming soon and it's time for developers to start testing.
The Joomla team say that, "the amount of contributions for this release is amazingly high and we are most likely looking at the largest release of the CMS ever."
To make testing the change much easier, the Joomla team have released a component called "Patch Tester".
We send almost all of the emails from OSTraining via a service called Mandrill.
Why would we use a 3rd party to deliver the email that our site creates?
In a word: Deliverability. Mandrill is run by the team at MailChimp and their entire business revolves around making sure that emails get delivered, rather han hitting the spam folder. We think that more of our site's users will get our...
Lately, I've received requests to implement a feature that will change background of a website on each page visit.
I have to admit, it took me some time to learn how to do it by myself. I thought about sharing my experience with larger audience with step by step tutorial explaining how to achieve this using “real” template in a real situation.
You can blame it on the iPad 3.
Ever since the launch of the iPad 3, really high resolution images have been a requirement for looking great on larger screens.
Webdesigners have had different reactions to need for high resolution images, but the most common practice is to create two images:
- myimage.jpg - used for regular desktops.
- firstname.lastname@example.org - used for high resolution devices. This image...
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