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How to Embed Ustream Videos in Joomla

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Ustream is a really popular way to publish videos on the web.

Did you know that you can add Ustream videos to your Joomla site, using just a URL?

You can do that with the OSEmbed extension. Here's how easy it is to make Ustream work with Joomla ...

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Use the Wistia API and Plugins to Add a Rewind Button

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We use Wistia to host all our videos and provide a great viewing experience for our users.

The Wistia platform offers many useful features out-of-the-box, including the design of the player, video controls, social sharing, timeline actions, and more. If you login to your Wistia account, you'll be able to customize all these features using their friendly admin panel.

However, Wistia also has...

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Test Your Site on Real iOS Devices with BrowserStack

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BrowserStack is a tool that we constantly rely on at OSTraining. It's an online service that makes it easy to do cross-browser compatibility testing. Whenever we update our site design or test a new feature, we can easily troubleshoot issues in major browsers and on mobile devices.

As developers and designers, we often make the mistake of testing our responsive design on a desktop computer....

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How to Align Images with JCE in Joomla

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JCE Editor provides many extra features for Joomla users, including the ability to create tables, insert images, style the text and much more.

Image alignment is easy with JCE, and this is one of the reasons why I like using this editor.

In this post, I'll share with you how to align images with JCE Editor.

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Customize Your Joomla Articles for Facebook Sharing

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One of our users asked for a way to customize the content that is displayed when sharing a Joomla article in Facebook.

Facebook scrapes the meta information for the article's description and title, and also automatically pick a relevant image.

I'm going to explain how to add an image to articles and customize the meta information that is displayed when you share a link.

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How to Embed Google Drawings in Joomla

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Google Drawings allows you to easily create, share, and edit drawings online.

It is really easy to add Google Drawings to Joomla sites, using our OSEmbed extension.

You can embed Google Drawings into your Joomla site with just a URL.

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How to Embed Google Spreadsheets in Joomla

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Google's Sheets product is their version of Microsoft Excel.

It is really easy to add Google's spreadsheets to Joomla sites, using our OSEmbed extension.

You can embed Google Sheets into your Joomla site with just a URL.

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Create a Joomla Category List with Images

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Joomla offers a menu type "Category List" that allows you to display a category and children subcategories in list format.

Normally a Category List layout looks like the image below. In this example, we're using Protostar as a template. Not really appealing, is it?

We can do it better. For example, we can add an image next to the title of each subcategory. I'm going to show you how do that,...

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Use Google Custom Search Engine with Joomla

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Joomla comes with a search component that can look inside articles and other components. However, the search component does have some limitations. For example, it can't index content that is included in modules or plugins.

To search through all of the content on your Joomla pages, Google Search Engine provides a powerful alternative.

In this tutorial, I'm going show you how to...

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How to Embed Google Forms in Joomla

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Google Forms are Google's way to easily create forms and collect the results.

It is really easy to add Google Forms to Joomla sites, using our OSEmbed extension.

You can embed Google Forms into your Joomla site with just a URL.

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