Having a fast site is really important: "For Google an increase in page load time from 0.4 second to 0.9 seconds decreased traffic and ad revenues by 20%. For Amazon every 100 ms increase in load times decreased sales with 1%." source.
This tutorial is a response to a question we've been asked often in classes: "How can I resize images as I upload them?"
We've had several people recently contact us after losing the login to their Joomla site. Often they can't remember or just don't know both the username and password. Here's how to recover if you've been locked out of your Joomla 1.5 site:
Many people like to develop their Joomla sites locally and then move their work to a live host when completed. This weeks tutorial will show you how to move an exact copy of your site from your localhost to a live server, database and all.
This week we'll walk you how to manage the files on your server through your Joomla Admin, using a Joomla component. We're going to use a component called NinjaExplorer
Often you have pages on your website that you want to keep private - either for your staff or for you registered members. This week we'll walk you through how to keep search engine bots from indexing certain articles.
Following on the newsletter from last week where we talked about developing locally and moving your site to a live server, this week we're going to walk you through installing Joomla locally, on a Mac. We're going to use MAMP for this tutorial.
One question we frequently get is about the Joomla contact form. Some people think its too plain and want to redesign it or add features. Some people get too much spam. This week we'll walk you through how to improve your contacts component, including adding…
Most of our ideas for tutorials come from people's requests and this is no exception. Someone asked me the other day ... "How can I really see what an article is going to look like when I publish it?". Normally, if you're writing an article…