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Joomla51 Goes Responsive with Evolution

Joomla51 Goes Responsive with Evolution

The latest Joomla Template release from Joomla51 is their first theme to feature a responsive web design, allowing it to scale for nearly any device. The clean layout and large front page slideshow makes it versatile enough for almost any project.

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The visual display of Content Management Systems like Joomla is powered by Templates. Joomla Templates are Extensions that are comprised of related PHP, CSS and JavaScript files that work together to present images, Articles and other media to an end user or administrator.

While the basic functionality of a Template is somewhat similar across developers, the look and feel can be dramatically different. Templates are used to display and access the content in the CMS, but the visual aspects are entirely up to the designer.

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EasyBlog Integrates JV-Extensions for Even Easier Blog Management

EasyBlog Integrates JV-Extensions for Even Easier Blog Management

StackIdeas and JV-Extensions have worked together to produce an even stronger set of features for EasyBlog, the standout blogging platform for Joomla. JV-ContentLinks and JV-Relatives are now closely integrated directly into EasyBlog.

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SJ HTML5 Audio Player Provides Easy Playlist Integration

SJ HTML5 Audio Player Provides Easy Playlist Integration

This new audio player from SuperJoom is based on HTML5 standards and supports MP3 and OGG file formats. With its clean and simple appearance, you can add and modify playlists quickly and easily on your Joomla website.

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Create a Joomla blog with commenting and sharing in under 10 minutes - for free

Create a Joomla blog with commenting and sharing in under 10 minutes - for free

One common question we receive is "how do you create a blog using Joomla?" Last week I wrote a post titled The Five Best Blogging Tools for Joomla!. In this video I show you how to create a blog that includes commenting and social sharing using the Joomla core and free extensions. The process is easy and it takes less than ten minutes.

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Mike Martin
Richard Thanks for the video, very informative, I am looking at creating a blog, hope that you want mind me mentioning http://www.... Read More
Wednesday, 22 August 2012 15:16
David Anderson
Very interesting and informative. Your previous blog on the 5 best blogging tools was great, but I would prefer to start with a fr... Read More
Wednesday, 22 August 2012 21:43
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In Joomla 1.5 and earlier, Sections were used as top level organizational units in the Joomla Article storage system. Each Section contained Categories, which then contained Joomla Articles.

The removal of Sections along with the ability to nest Categories was one of the most helpful improvements made to the newer Joomla Article storage system. Beginning with Joomla 1.6, website owners had much more flexibility with the layout of their content than they did in previous Joomla versions.

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Out of the Box Social Network with CB Quickstart Pro

Out of the Box Social Network with CB Quickstart Pro

Community Builder Quickstart Pro is a new Joomla 2.5 all-in-one social networking website extension from Joomlapolis. Website owners can now install a single download which includes Community Builder and many related add-ons, creating a full featured social website quickly and easily.

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IceTheme Honors Olympics with IT Sporty 3 Template

IceTheme Honors Olympics with IT Sporty 3 Template

This sports based template from IceTheme comes after many requests from their members, "and in honor of the Olympics 2012 games." While this new release is definitely centered around a sporting theme, "it can easily be adapted for any website that requires a magazine-based layout and design," according to IceTheme.

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Google Summer of Code Produces Better Language Support for Joomla Core

Google Summer of Code Produces Better Language Support for Joomla Core

One of the best things about the Joomla CMS and the Joomla community as a whole is that it truly tries to be global and inclusive in nature. A lot of discussion and debate surounds the issue of language availability in Joomla, and many hours of development work have gone into providing a multi-lingual experience for those using Joomla as their web platform. Over the past few months, Google's Summer of Code project has brought about even greater support for language packs in the Joomla core.

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Shape 5 Releases New Template for Foodies

Shape 5 Releases New Template for Foodies

Food related websites are becoming more and more common, and Joomla is a natural fit for the organization and display of information needed for a food blog or online menu. "It's warm feel and easy to change color options make it very easy to adapt to just about any type of restaurant or food website," says Shape 5 of their new Joomla template, Modern Flavor.

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