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Multi-Lingual Joomla Sitemaps with OSMap

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  • Do you have a multi-lingual Joomla website?
  • Do you want to improve your site's SEO?

If both answers are yes, you're in the right place.

In this tutorial we will show you how to create sitemaps for a multi-lingual site using OSMap.

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Change Google's Page Titles and Descriptions in Joomla

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What many starting site builders don't realize is that it's possible to change the information that Google displays about pages.

That means that you can optimize it for the people that are searching for your site.

We do that at Alledia, OSTraining, and other other sites using OSMeta. This tutorial will show you how to do it as well. Let's get started.

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How to Create Custom Layouts in Joomla 3

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Layouts are a new feature in Joomla 3 that makes possible to re-use small portions of your design, using template overrides.

In this tutorial, I'll show you how to create really flexible and re-usable custom layouts.

Follow these 5 steps to become a master of custom layouts.

For the examples in this tutorial we're going to use Breeze, a free template you can download here.

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Moving from HTML to Joomla: MagLab at Florida State University

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Over the last couple of years, the OSTraining team has been working with the team at the National High Magnetic Field Laboratory (MagLab for short) at Florida State University.

MagLab is a research powerhouse with discoveries in physics, biology, bioengineering, chemistry, geochemistry, biochemistry.

But, MagLab was stuck with an old, slow, HTML website. I talked Kristen Coyne who helped their...

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New Video Class: Custom Post Types for WordPress

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One of the reasons Drupal is so flexible is the ability to put content in fields that go beyond just the title and body. Both Joomla and WordPress pages and posts are limited in this way.

When you do need more in your WordPress site, custom post types come to the rescue! Using the excellent plugin by Pippen, its easy to build custom post types, taxonomies, meta boxes and fields, creating an...

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New Video Class: Moving a Joomla Website

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As a web developer, you might develop a site locally on your own computer or on a test server but at some point, you need to move it to where it will be accessible by the public. Sometimes you just need to move a site from one server to another.

There are several methods of doing this, but probably the most fool-proof is the solution provided by Akeeba Backup. Akeeba's tools take care of the...

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7 New Features in Joomla 3.4

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Joomla 3.4 was released this week and it arrives with new features for both end-users and developers.

End-users will find it easier to find and edit modules, because they can now do that fully from the front-end.

Developers will enjoy the integration with Composer and the ability to release different versions of their extensions to different user groups.

Here's a rundown of what's new in...

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New Video Class: OSDownloads for Joomla

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OSDownloads is a really easy-to-use extension to provide file downloads for your users.

You can also use OSDownloads to build an email list. You can ask people to provide their email address or share your content in exchange for a download. You can even connect it to MailChimp for easy integration into your marketing campaigns.

In this class, Rod walks you through all the features and helps...

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New Video Class: DesktopServer

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Desktop Server is a great way to develop websites on your own computer, without having to be connected to the internet. While primarily a WordPress tool, Desktop Server can be used to develop Joomla, Drupal and even static HTML websites right on your desktop.

In this class, Topher walks you through all the steps to get your own Desktop Server up and running. In the process, he gives some...

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New Video Class: Joomla 1.5 to 3 Migration

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If your website is still running on Joomla 1.5, it's definitely time to migrate. Support for Joomla 1.5 ended over two years ago, and Joomla 3 is just so much better!

In this new class, "Update Joomla 1.5 to 3", Barb Ackemann takes you step-by-step through a migration. It's not just an easy move, but you'll feel confident tackling the project with Barb's help.

Also, if you're on version 2.5,...

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