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How to Embed Instagram Photos and Videos in Joomla

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If you use Joomla, then you probably know that embeds can be confusing. It can be hard to find the right embed code and then keep it intact while using your WYSIWYG editor.

Thankfully, the OSEmbed extension makes embeds much easier.

In this tutorial, I'm going to show you how easy it is to embed Instagram videos and photos into Joomla.

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Add Images to Joomla's Most Read Module

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Joomla's "Most Read" module displays the links for your most popular articles.

However, what if you want to make the module more attractive by displaying the article's intro image above each link? Template overrides allow us to make this possible.

I'm going to share with you how to display intro images in the Most Read module.

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How to Add Page Content Particles in Gantry 5 for Joomla

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Gantry 5 is a very powerful template framework for Joomla that a lot of our members use.

A common concern for Gantry 5 users is that articles are not being displayed in some pages. This is controlled by "Particles" in Gantry. If you're not sure what Particles are read this blog post from our Gantry 5 series.

In this short tutorial, I'm going to show you how to add a Page Content Particle to...

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Unable to load user with ID Error in K2 for Joomla

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One of our members is having an error in a Joomla site that involves a K2 item. The error makes reference to a user ID:

{codecitation php}JUser: :_load: Unable to load user with ID: 73{/codecitation}

By searching the user ID in the administrator area, I realized that the user account doesn't exist; the account was probably deleted.

In this post, I'm going to show you how to fix this error...

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Introducing Wistia: Our Video Host and Sponsor

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Today we're delighted to welcome Wistia as a sponsor of OSTraining.

Wistia is not only a sponsor here but serves an integral part of our video training.  Whenever you watch a class at OSTraining, Wisita is serving you the videos.

Wistia is one of those companies, like Slack or MailChimp, that have nailed their user experience. Like those other companies, the technical side of things is...

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How to Embed Tweets into Joomla

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If you use Joomla, then you've had problems with embeds.

Before the launch of the OSEmbed extension, it was difficult to reliably embed any outside sources into your Joomla articles.

In this tutorial, I'm going to show you how easy it is to embed tweets from Twitter into Joomla.

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How to Embed Facebook Posts in Joomla

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If you use Joomla, then you've had problems with embeds. 

Before the launch of the OSEmbed extension, it was difficult to reliably embed any outside sources into your Joomla articles.

In this tutorial, I'm going to show you how easy it is to embed Facebook posts into Joomla.

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How to Reset Joomla If You’re Having File or Database Problems

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"Have you tried restarting it?" is the age-old wisdom of the IT world.

In this troubleshooting guide, I'll show you some simple steps to reset the Joomla core files and database. Our team has used these steps to resolve hundreds of issues that have come up in support.

Let's get started...

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Hide Joomla URLs from Google with OSMap Pro

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OSMap is the easiest way to create a sitemap in Joomla.

OSMap automatically generates and updates the sitemap you send to Google. However, in some cases you may need to exclude specific URLs from the sitemap because you don't want them to be indexed by search engines.

In this tutorial, I'm going to show you how to exclude individual URLs from your sitemap with OSMap Pro.

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Why is the Joomla Version Displayed Twice in the Administrator?

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This is an odd issue that may happen randomly. Recently I noticed the Joomla version was displayed twice in the administrator area after updating to Joomla 3.4.8.

Why is this happening? The short answer: a duplicated administrator module.

I'm going to show you how to disable the module that duplicates this information.

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