We have covered Joomla template overrides on this blog and in video classes.
We've also written about the new Joomla 3 Template Manager. If you haven't used it, you're in for a nice surprise!
In this tutorial, I'm going to combine template overrides and the Template Manager.
I'm going to show you how to create a custom layout that you can use for individual Joomla articles.
One of our members had a large task in front of them. They changed the name of their organization and needed to update their very large Joomla site. Doing this manually would have taken a long time. Fortunately, DB Replacer by NoNumber makesit possible to do this job with just a few clicks.
In this tutorial, you'll learn how DB Replacer works.
OSMeta is the easiest way to add metadata to Joomla.
There is a free version of OSMeta that works perfectly with the Joomla core.
We've also released Pro version of OSMeta with support for K2. This was by the most popular request from current users of OSMeta.
Slideshow CK is one of the most popular slideshow modules in Joomla.
Slideshow CK supports images and videos, is fully responsive and is really easy to use. Oh, and it's completely free.
So when our members ask us for a slideshow extension, we often recommend CK Slideshow. Here
One common problem is all CMS's is 3rd party software that loads extra scripts. This can often lead to slower sites or conflicts with other software on your site.
For example, In WordPress, Joomla and other platforms, it's not unusual for software to load their own jQuery libraries.
jQuery Easy is a Joomla plugin which helps fix common conflicts with jQuery files. The extension makes sure that...
It's really great to be able to talk with people who are pushing the boundaries of their software.
The Octopoos team is really expanding what can be done with Joomla. They make an content-building extension called SEBLOD which is a very flexible and highly-regarded. They also use SEBLOD to build sites for the likes of General Electric, Unilever and Lipton Tea.
We have a new video class on...
Over the last week, several people have asked us about tracking Google Analytics "events" on their Joomla site.
"Events" describe anything from clicking on an external link to leave your site or downloading a file from your site.
Advanced Google Analytics is a plugin that can track all the events you need. Here's how to set it up and use it:
Simple Renew is the best way to create a membership site with Joomla 2.5 or 3.
We're pleased to announce the second beta release of Simple Renew.
By default, this second beta release of Simple Renew will continue to operate just like the first beta.
However, in this new version, there is a new option called "Multiple Subscriptions". Setting this option to Yes will allow your subscribers to...
Alex Andreae is a experienced Joomla developer who focuses on social apps.
In this talk, he introduces you to the complete world of social tools.
Alex covers social network authentication, share buttons, comments, Facebook Open Graph, Twitter Cards, Google Structured data and more.
Alex explains the purpose of these different tools and explains how you can utilize social networks to promote...
One of the mistakes I see often by new Joomla users is modifying a core Joomla template and using it directly.
The problems occur when updating Joomla and all their changes are lost in the process.
The solution is to create a copy of the template and modify the copy instead. This will preserve your changes when you update Joomla.