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RocketTheme Releases Latest Responsive Template - Graffito

RocketTheme Releases Latest Responsive Template - Graffito

 

The October release from RocketTheme is geared towards a corporate audience; however, "its combination of visual character with subtlety" is what developers think will make this theme suitable for almost anyone.
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Joomla Recap #2

Joomla 3.0 has been released. Here is my recap along with community reaction.

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Joomla 3.0 Stable Released Today

Joomla 3.0 Stable Released Today

The Joomla! Project has announced the immediate availability of Joomla 3.0.0, which is the latest Short Term Release and the first stable release in the 3.0 series. The new version includes many new features, including the use of Twitter's Bootstrap framework.

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Client

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Client:
In the Client-Server relationship, a client refers to whoever is requesting services from a service provider, or server. Web browsing, database access and email are all examples of client-server models.

In a Joomla setup the client would be the end user who is requesting web pages and information from the server that Joomla is stored on. However, you can also view the Joomla installation itself as a part of the server.

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How to Earn $4000 a Month as a Part-time Joomla Developer - 2012

How to Earn $4000 a Month as a Part-time Joomla Developer - 2012

 

Last year we released a series in our Joomla Pro course titled How to earn $4000 a month as a part-time Joomla developer. This has been our most popular series to date and we are now in the process of giving it a massive overhaul. To ensure that the new version is even better than the current one, I need your help. 
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Pierre Cornelissen
The biggest challenge for me is to get a balanced lifestyle. After spending 8-10 hours (traveling included) at a regular job which... Read More
Wednesday, 26 September 2012 18:32
Richard Pearce
The model we're using in the current course and the new version does rely on a 20 hour per week commitment ... at first. However t... Read More
Thursday, 27 September 2012 10:17
Richard Pearce
And of course you don't have to be aiming for the 4K mark. For some people an extra $500 a month would be awesome and this is achi... Read More
Thursday, 27 September 2012 10:18
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Shaper Event Helps Organizers Get the Word Out

Shaper Event Helps Organizers Get the Word Out

JoomShaper has released a responsive Joomla template that allows organizers of parties, seminars, conferences and festivals to display their events along with a deadline countdown and a purchase button.

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YASS is Yet Another Simple Slideshow for Joomla With a Twist

YASS is Yet Another Simple Slideshow for Joomla With a Twist

There are many slide show extensions available for Joomla, as the name of this offering from XML/SWF suggests. And as honest as the name sounds, they have also tried to separate from the pack by including a couple of interesting and less common features.
 

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Cannot find XML setup file

Cannot find XML setup file

JInstaller: :Install: Cannot find XML setup file

One of the most common ways to generate this error is by trying to install a compressed extension that needs to be extracted first. For instance, some extensions ship with two different versions inside one zip file. If this is the case, you must first extract that "outer" directory to get to the version of the extension you need. But, how do you know if you have one of these extensions or not?

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Robert Wilson
Hi Beto, If you haven't gotten the Joomla version upgraded yet, nothing you do will make the 2.5 template install into a 1.5 Joom... Read More
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Minimal Skins Releases Ultra Minimalist One Page Template

Minimal Skins Releases Ultra Minimalist One Page Template

Minimal Skins, known for their very stripped down and basic Joomla templates has released another, even more minimal Joomla template this month. Developers are calling it, "A one-pager responsive minimalist joomla template. The easiest way to get a minimalist joomla template up and running."

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How to Create a Modal Window in Your Joomla Website

How to Create a Modal Window in Your Joomla Website

What is a modal window exactly? How is it different from a popup window? When would I use them, and doesn't everyone hate them anyway?

These are all very good questions to ask yourself before implementing modal windows in your website, but thanks to a resurgence in the popularity of well written JavaScript libraries, this technique has definitely made a comeback. This is especially true of the type of modal window called a lightbox. Click here to see one in action.

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Smith Warnes
Modal windows are a great replacement for the pop ups as they are really hated by many. Using modal windows seems a much convenien... Read More
Tuesday, 25 September 2012 15:30
Frank Ugochukwu
fantastic idea I didn't know about this time to get busy. thanks for the info
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Richard Pearce
That's a pretty specific requirement and probably something you'll need to get coded by a programmer.
Wednesday, 16 July 2014 16:32
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