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Beat the Recession - JCK Editor On Sale Now

Beat the Recession - JCK Editor On Sale Now

Looking for a different HTML editor for your Joomla website? Now's your chance to get 30% off of the cost of JCK Editor. Although not as well known as some of the other editors available, JCK is gaining ground and becoming more popular.

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Everything you wanted to know about CSS

The beauty of Joomla is that you don't need to understand the code that is being used in the background. But we often get asked for recommendations on where to learn HTML/CSS. Mighty Deals currently has a special for three SitePoint Books for $37. Save $50. Ends in 5 days.

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Richard Pearce
We often announce specisl/discounts/offers here. Sorry if you thought it was misleading. In regards to Captcha ... well ... I hate... Read More
Friday, 21 September 2012 06:40
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Watchful Lets You Monitor All of Your Joomla Installations with One Dashboard

Watchful Lets You Monitor All of Your Joomla Installations with One Dashboard

A new service launched recently called Watchful.li, or simply Watchful, provides Joomla administrators with an easy solution to both monitoring and updating any number of Joomla installations through one dashboard portal. According to developers, "Watchful is an innovative, one-of-a-kind service that changes how you manage your portfolio of Joomla sites."

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Kevin Morrison
While this looks like a viable solution on the front, like everything else it is SaaS. As far as I am concerned SaaS is going to b... Read More
Thursday, 20 September 2012 01:24
Robert Wilson
Kevin, Thanks for the comment. I would totally agree with you and totally disagree with you at the same time. This is a massive... Read More
Thursday, 20 September 2012 05:11
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Wrapper

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The Joomla core provides both a wrapper module and a wrapper menu item available by default. The purpose of the wrapper is to display content from a third party on your own website through the use of iframes. In later versions of Joomla, the menu item is referred to as an iframe wrapper.

While iframes aren't used nearly as much as they were in the past, they can still be useful in situations where you are trying to display either an entire website or multiple pages of an outside website while keeping your users on your own site. With an iframe wrapper, even the navigation of a third party website will be displayed within the module or content area.

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First Steps with Google Analytics

First Steps with Google Analytics

The words, "You can't improve what you don't measure," are almost ubiquitous online when reading about web statistics. It’s clear that everyone should be watching what visitors are doing and where they’re coming from, but when there are so many bits of data, activities and behaviors to track it becomes overwhelming to those who are new to website analytics. However, when you focus on just a few of the most important aspects of user behavior, you can lay down a very good foundation for measuring visitors and acting wisely on their activities.

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Go Back to Basics with 5 New Minimal Templates from Joomlabamboo

Go Back to Basics with 5 New Minimal Templates from Joomlabamboo

As part of what they are calling their Zen Building Blocks, Joomlabamboo has released five new clean and simple responsive Joomla templates for their club members. The new themes are meant to provide a fresh starting point for any web project.

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Update Your Corporate Site with Simply from ThemeForest

Update Your Corporate Site with Simply from ThemeForest

Based on the Warp Framework, Simply is a clean, responsive Joomla template from ThemeForest developer, Webthemer. By integrating support for JomSocial, the template also provides an easy way to manage both clients and staff while allowing them all to interact with each other on your website.

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Banner

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Banner:
In the Joomla world, the term Banner refers to a core component of the Joomla CMS that provides advertising image management and front end display.

Banners allow site owners to insert images into one or more module positions, and although this is mostly used for advertising, it can be used for any image.

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Show Off Your Travel Photos and Galleries with World Travel II

Show Off Your Travel Photos and Galleries with World Travel II

World Travel II is a responsive designed, image gallery based Joomla template from ThemeForest developer, Templaza. The template is an updated and improved version of a previous release, TZ Portfolio 2.5.12.

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JUX Portfolio Provides Responsive Gallery with Easy Management

JUX Portfolio Provides Responsive Gallery with Easy Management

JUX Portfolio, from JoomlaUX, harnesses the power of jQuery to display images and video in a grid layout using the Masonry effect to provide a simple, yet elegant responsive gallery.

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