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ThemeForest Introduces Ramiyah, A JomSocial Ready Responsive Theme

ThemeForest Introduces Ramiyah, A JomSocial Ready Responsive Theme

As more and more Responsive-ready designs are rolling out, ThemeForest has managed to make a unique contribution to the popular design sensibility that allows for perfectly formatted content for Joomla sites on desktops, tablets, and smart phones. By adding support for JomSocial, a Joomla-based social networking utility, the new Ramiyah theme is perfect for building communities.

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YooTheme Updates Icon Set

YooTheme Updates Icon Set

YooTheme introdced a small but fun update recently. YooTheme runs an "Icon Club", where users are given all types of unique icons that are easy to integrate into a variety of different sites. The "Tool" icon set is just what it sounds like: tools like hammers, gears, screw drivers, and a big tool box make up this icon set. This is perfect for any site that wants to have quick navigation tools available for users, especially for ones that allow users to construct blogs or maintain other personal areas that they can construct.

 

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Move a Joomla installation to a new folder using cPanel

Move a Joomla installation to a new folder using cPanel

Where do you build your Joomla website, when you already have a live website? You could build the Joomla site locally, but this can be problematic and doesn’t allow an outsider to access the development site. You could setup a second web hosting account, but this costs money. Or you could build the new site inside a sub-folder of your existing site and move everything when you’re ready to change. That’s a popular approach, but what is the right way to move the files? This video tutorial demonstrates our recommended procedure.

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Richard Pearce
If the other site is within the same hosting account - i.e. you can access both site folders through the same File Manager - then ... Read More
Thursday, 09 August 2012 07:16
Tom Deighton
Thank You Richard. Nice job! Moving Joomla makes my head fuzzy. I have stories I can tell ... I'll wait for Halloween though. I d... Read More
Friday, 10 August 2012 20:58
Richard Pearce
This method saves time. We love, use and recommend Akeeba all the time. But this method is faster than creating the backup (althou... Read More
Saturday, 11 August 2012 10:31
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What You Need to Know About Joomla 3

What You Need to Know About Joomla 3

Steve Burge recently published a blog post on The Joomla! Community Portal explaining the 3 things that the Joomla community needs to know about the upcoming version of Joomla, due out in September.

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Joomlashack Releases "Cool" Joomla Template - Corp

Joomlashack Releases "Cool" Joomla Template - Corp

Having launched another "6-in-6" challenge for themselves, Joomlashack has released their second template in two weeks. This latest release, called Corp, is decidedly "cool" in spirit.

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Joomlaplates Releases "Industrial" Template for Strong Corporate Sites

Joomlaplates Releases "Industrial" Template for Strong Corporate Sites

The latest Joomla template release from Joomlaplates, called Industry, is definitely geared towards businesses looking for a simple, bold statement from their website. Featuring MooTools based article and front page image sliders, this theme is suitable for any business looking to showcase a product or service.

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GavickPro Shows Depth with New Theme - Creative

GavickPro Shows Depth with New Theme - Creative

Creative is Gavick's newest template release, and it isn't just another responsive Joomla template. Thanks to some over the top imagery and their use of the parallax effect, this becomes a template suitable for anyone looking for a portfolio or business site that will make a statement.

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Plugin

Plugin
Plugin:
A specific type of Joomla Extension that provides some functionality or behavior in the background of a Joomla website.

In the early days of Joomla, plugins were called mambots. Since version 1.5, the name was updated to plugin as their power and versatility increased. Joomla comes installed with several core plugins, such as Load Modules and Pagebreak, but many other third party plugins are available.

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Sell Your Software with YOOtheme's Sphere Template

Sell Your Software with YOOtheme's Sphere Template

YOOtheme's latest Joomla template release, Sphere, is aimed specifically at application developers. The layout prominently features an area to show off a product package and includes buttons for quick purchases or downloads.

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RocketTheme Goes Responsive

RocketTheme Goes Responsive

The August club template release by RocketTheme brings the very popular "mobile first" responsive web design to the theme developer's portfolio. The new release, called Kirigami, is loaded with the full feature set that RocketTheme has become well known for.

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