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20 Free Joomla 3.x Templates

20 Free Joomla 3.x Templates

Joomla is a common choice in the community of web developers, as it provides enormous flexibility, vital for creating powerful sites with a minimum effort. This open-source CMS isn’t only easy to install, but also provides advanced support in managing and updating websites. Google and other search engines face no obstacles with the indexation of online portals built with this tool. In such a way, users of Joomla can boost visibility of their web resources and deliver their content to the wider audience.

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Is this the CRAZIEST Extension Ever?

Is this the CRAZIEST Extension Ever?

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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Kevin Morrison
I wont click a link to share or endorse anything just to view it. I will not install anything on my sites that force a like to vie... Read More
Friday, 20 June 2014 06:45
john sitjar
good day sir pearce do you have a tutorial on joomla and virtuemart thanks
Monday, 23 June 2014 13:11
Kevin Morrison
You need more than a tutorial for VM John. Actually a prayer would serve you better...... Read More
Wednesday, 25 June 2014 13:46
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Joomla 3 - The Basics - is number one at Udemy!

Joomla 3 - The Basics - is number one at Udemy!

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

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Alexis
Hello, Have you the same tutorials on this page http://www.buildajoomlawebsite.com/joomla-tutorials/the-basics but in French ?! I ... Read More
Friday, 27 June 2014 00:20
Richard Pearce
Sorry - no. We have had requests over the years to produce a multi-lingual version, but I can't see this happening. It is an enorm... Read More
Friday, 27 June 2014 07:37
June Darling
Hi Richard, I think I'm probably a crazy 68yr female attempting to build a website with little knowledge, however I am rather plea... Read More
Thursday, 13 November 2014 21:21
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Fourteen Fabulous February Freebies

Fourteen Fabulous February Freebies

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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Joomla Beat #47 - Passwords

Joomla Beat #47 - Passwords

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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Happy 18th Birthday to us (save 50%)

Happy 18th Birthday to us (save 50%)

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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Mike Martin
Hi Congratulations Richard, it take a lot of courage to job out of a secure employment and create your own business, very well don... Read More
Tuesday, 10 December 2013 21:01
Richard Pearce
Well I would ... except that it's now full of work stuff and so there's no room for a bed. Besides, you're not going to want to sh... Read More
Wednesday, 11 December 2013 13:57
Darryl Brick
The headquarters of a global conglomerate - love it! Great job with your business too Richard. As someone who aspires to build the... Read More
Wednesday, 11 December 2013 14:35
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Shine up your UniForm with this (almost) free form builder

Shine up your UniForm with this (almost) free form builder

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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Nance Briscoe
I started learning JOOMLA! 2.5 last fall and needed a form - I've been using UniForm and as a novice I applaud the developers - it... Read More
Saturday, 12 October 2013 22:20
Richard Pearce
You should talk to JoomlaShine about this. That doesn't sound right at all.
Sunday, 13 October 2013 06:46
Dawn
Is it possible with Uni Form Pro Standard version to have a list of recipients on a form and the submitter chooses who the form wi... Read More
Monday, 25 November 2013 15:34
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JoomlaDay Sydney 2013 - The Responsive Event

JoomlaDay Sydney 2013 - The Responsive Event

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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matthewdavey
Sounds great Ill try to save up for the tickets I have the Australian states eg; http://www.visitnsw.asia/pacific/ http://www.visi... Read More
Friday, 20 September 2013 09:53
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New Course: Build a Joomla 3 Website From Scratch

New Course: Build a Joomla 3 Website From Scratch

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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Dave
This looks interesting but I wonder if a portion of a couple lessons are available to preview.
Friday, 20 September 2013 09:42
Richard Pearce
Not as such. However our entire introductory course - The Basics (http://www.buildajoomlawebsite.com/joomla-tutorials/the-basics/)... Read More
Friday, 20 September 2013 10:08
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Joomla Website Problems - Where to Start

Joomla Website Problems - Where to Start

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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JP Fourie
Hi Rob, I'll work through this and level queries to you as they come up. You say: "If you see the same file (JQuery) being loaded ... Read More
Thursday, 29 August 2013 07:44
Robert Wilson
Hi JP, Are you wanting to know more about jQuery itself or how to determine whether or not you have multiple instances of the sam... Read More
Friday, 30 August 2013 10:28
JP Fourie
Hi Rob - How to determine and what to do about it. I had to log in, to reply?
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