When this tutorial was originally published, we recommend a certain Paypal Donate extension from the JED. However, since then, that extension has been removed from the JED.
It is no secret that the editor you first see when using Joomla isn't very powerful. It looks like this:
This week we'll walk you through how to set up a file download manager on your site. We're going to use a component called RokDownloads
This week we're going to walk you through adding a commenting system to your site, the easy way! We're going to be using the 'Disqus Plugin for Joomla' by JoomlaWorks. It's a free plugin that allows visitors to comment on your articles in designed categories…
This week we'll walk you through how to enable Search Engine Friendly (SEF) URLs in Joomla. This mystical feat requires no extensions! Here's how you do it:
This week we'll walk you through how to easily upgrade your Joomla 1.5 site to the latest release of 1.5. Some caveats first:
Why Add a Sitemap? I'll be honest and say that I don't believe sitemaps improve your ranking in search engines. However, they do make sure more pages get indexed and that they get indexed more quickly. This article presents evidence that the difference is astounding:
"What happens if someone makes a mistake in an article? How can we roll back to a previous version?" "We have a legal requirement to track the articles that appear on our website - how do we do that?"
This tutorial is the answer to a question asked by a user in our support forum ... "how do I collect more information from my members when they register?". The user's problem is that the normal Joomla registration form gives you precisely 5 fields: