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Captcha Wants to Know - Are You a Human?

Captcha Wants to Know - Are You a Human?

CAPTCHA is one of the most used and hated pieces of technology on the web. It almost defines the term "necessary evil" while driving website visitors completely insane. Webmasters love the fact that it can cut spam on their sites to almost nothing, and website visitors sometimes completely abandon their form submissions over frustratingly garbled words and numbers.

People have lamented over and over, "There must be another way!" Well, there are other ways, and we'll look at one in this article. This alternative, however, could be just as controversial as CAPTCHA itself.

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Kickstart Your Blog this Weekend

Kickstart Your Blog this Weekend

Your New Year’s Resolutions for 2013:

1. Exercise more

2. Spend more time with family

3. Do more with your website!

I can’t help you with the first two, but it is my job to help you do more with your website. So let’s get a head-start on 2013 with a simple project that you can complete this weekend. In just two hours, you will complete a vital task that is one of the best ways to attract new visitors. Regardless of where your site is at - if it is brand-new, established or even if you haven’t started building yet - this is something everyone can benefit from and your only investment is time.

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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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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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The Five Best Blogging Tools for Joomla!

The Five Best Blogging Tools for Joomla!

Joomla sometimes comes under fire in regards to its usefulness as a blogging platform. But Joomla actually has some great blogging features "out-of-the-box" and there are great third party extensions that turn it into a full-featured blogging platform. This post discusses the five best ways to create a Joomla blog.

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7 ways to make your Joomla site shine

We’re a couple of weeks into the new year and I’m ready to attack my website To Do list. I realised that a lot of points on my list would apply to your site too, so here are my 7 ways to make your Joomla site shine in 2012. Wish it were still 2009 – the title would have had a much nicer ring.

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