People often ask "what's the best blog extension for Joomla?". Our answer: "how about Joomla itself?". We use Joomla for our blog on alledia.com and get 10s of 1000s of visitors every month. Here's how to set up a blog using Joomla:
Well, almost any template. This tip works for all but the most complicated templates.
In our beginner classes we explain a Joomla quirk ... all images should go in the /images/stories folder to make them easier to use. However, some people are taking over sites where that hasn't been done. Here's how to change the place where images are…
The favicon is the small image that people use to identify your site. It appears in their bookmarks, in their browser bar and in any tabs that they have open:
One of the most famous blogging experts is Brain Clark on Copyblogger. He recently wrote a post about the â€œClick Here problemâ€. He quotes research that shows how often people click on different kinds of link:
If you run a website that allows registration, you're probably familiar with the parade of fake addresses that people use: mickymouse [at] hotmail.com, email [at] email.com and so on. You've also seen spam addresses often ending in .ru, .biz, info or similar.
This week we'll walk you through how to embed video and audio into an article. We're going to use a plugin called AllVideos
This week we'll walk you through how to set up a little bit of extra security that will hide your Joomla Admin area from prying hackers and bots, requiring authentication to log in. We're going to use a plugin called jSecureAuthentication.
This week we're going to walk you through how to add Google Maps into your Joomla powered site. Providing directions to your place of business or to an event you may be promoting is common practice. Adding a highly configurable Google Map to your site…