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I am a fan of JoomlArt, one of the oldest and most respected Joomla extension developers. However their latest release has me scratching my head. It’s either fiendishly clever or downright evil. Would you let this extension lose on your website?

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Thanks for helping our free course - The Basics for Joomla 3 - become the most popular Joomla course at Udemy!

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Didn't get what you hoped for this Valentine's Day? Roses are red; violets are blue; look at these goodies I found for you.

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In the latest episode of Joomla Beat, I join host Peter Bui to discuss some rules to consider when creating passwords.

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Help me celebrate my company's birthday with 50% off Beyond the Basics - but only until the end of this weekend.

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Looking for an easy-to-use form builder for Joomla without a hefty price tag? UniForm from JoomlaShine is the answer and in this post I walk you through it's major features.

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If you're in Sydney or you can get yourself here next month, join us for JoomlaDay Sydney 2013. It's all about responsive design and there is a great lineup of speakers from the Joomla world. There are also some workshops including how to build a Joomla website from scratch presented by yours truly.

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Our latest release is an update to our ever-popular "Build a Joomla Website from Scratch" course. This is the third time I have produced this course, but this version is a massive update with 43 lessons and over 6 hours of video tutorials.

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In our last article we went out of our way to blame you for your Joomla troubles. And as true as this is, clearly we were having a bit of fun. Whether it's your fault or not, you need your site fixed, so it's time to start looking at what specifically can cause problems with Joomla websites.

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I dropped into the Joomla Beat studios this week to share some Joomla installation tips. This coincided with some recordings I made this week for the latest version of our upcoming Build a Joomla Website from Scratch course, so I thought I should share these lessons publically. These tutorials demonstrate how to install Joomla using Softaculous and how to save time if you install Joomla manually. 

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