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The Wright Template Framework for Joomla

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In previous tutorials we've covered other Joomla template frameworks: Gantry from Rockettheme and T3 from JoomlArt.

In asking around the OSTraining roundtable about other frameworks, one that was consistently mentioned was the Wright framework from JoomlaShack.

This tutorial will cover the installation and overview of Wright.

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Joomla! 3: a different layout or style for the front page

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In the last years, web site front pages left their specifity giving way to a look similar to other pages. According to TheNextWeb article on web design trends for 2014, it seems that hero pages are one of the most common features in new websites, requiring a front page slightly different from the others.

Let's see how we can accoomplish this work in Joomla!

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Joomla Content Editor Profiles

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Joomla Content Editor (JCE) is one of the top 5 Joomla extensions ever.

First launched in 2006, JCE is a powerful WYSIWYG editor and remains the best way to create Joomla content.

One of the most useful, but rarely used features in JCE is profiles.

Profiles allows you to present different editing options to different users and even on different devices. 

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Bluehost Will Remove All Joomla 1.5 Users

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This week several of our members received an email from Bluehost.

Bluehost are telling all of their customer on Joomla 1.5 that they'll be suspended if they don't upgrade.

All in all, it was a messy and confusing email. They seem to confuse Joomla 1.5 and 2.5 and they also seemed to say that they'd forcibly migrate users.

First we'll show the email, then we'll post our recommended solutions.

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The Best 6 Real Estate Extensions for Joomla

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With more home hunters than ever turning to the internet to find their next property purchase, estate agency websites are flourishing.

With an array of easy-to-use Joomla extensions, setting up your own Real Estate website is budget and brain friendly.

But which extension is the right one for your business?

This guide will walk you through the top 6 Joomla Real Estate extensions currently...

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Joomla 3 Post-Installation Messages

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Joomla 3.2 was packaged with a lot of great features. If you're looking for a full list of the main features of 3.2, click here.

One of the ones that we'll highlight today is the Post-installation Messages feature. This is Joomla's way of letting you know important information that needs your attention after upgrading (or installing Joomla for the first time). 

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Test Joomla Upgrades Before Updating Your Live Site

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It is common for people to update their sites before testing to see if anything will break.

However, although this is common, it definitely isn't wise. We always recommend that you test your updates before applying them, particularly if your site is important to your business.

The following tutorial will show you how to test Joomla upgrades before updating your live site.

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Add BT Social Share to Joomla

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Social sharing can improve our website by bringing more users from social networks like Facebook, Twitter and Google Plus.

BT Social Share is one of the best and easiest Joomla plugins to add social sharing buttons.

In this tutorial, we'll show you how to install and setup this plugin.

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There is only Joomla 1, Joomla 2 and Joomla 3

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People love software that they can understand.

If we want to make software that is loved, we need to make it easily understood. This extends to every aspect of the software from the user interface to how new features are added.

One of the most common points of misunderstanding with Joomla is the version numbers.

In order for everyone to understand Joomla version numbers, I'm going to propose...

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The Beginners Guide to Zoo from YooTheme

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Over the last few years, we've covered several over the most popular ways to build flexible content.

We've created training for K2 and SobiPro. This week we're going to introduce you to Zoo from YooTheme.

There is a free version of Zoo that allows to create blogs and static pages. However, you can buy extra apps that enable Zoo to support directories, catalogs, downloads area, documentation...

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