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Supercharge Your Joomla Page Views With Pagination

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One technique that websites use to increase the number of page views is to split up their articles into multiple pages. By splitting up their articles into multiple pages, they increase the amount of advertising they can sell.

Have you ever seen one of those top 10 lists where each item is on a different page?

One OSTraining member wanted to do the same thing with Joomla.

I'm going to show...

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Discover Which Sites Are Copying your Content

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Copyscape is a great tool to know if other websites copied your content.

For SEO purposes, it's always a good idea to keep an eye on whether your content is being ripped off.

In this short post, I'll share with you how to use Copyscape to look for duplicated content on other sites. 

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Use OSDownloads for Autoresponders in Joomla

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If you use Joomla for marketing automation, we have a new OSDownloads feature that you'll love.

OSDownloads now integrates with MailChimp Groups. This means you can send targeted emails to people who download a particular file.

For example, if someone downloads OSDownloads, we can send them a series of follow-up emails about that extension.

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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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