The new version of K2 released this past weekend has several key features; however, as developers point out, "full compatibility with Joomla! 3.0 is certainly highlight no.1."
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.
One of the first things I looked for after discovering Joomla was a free form builder. Most sites require a basic contact form. Other sites might need to collect unique data or conduct a survey or create a simple order form. This post reveals the current state of play of free Joomla form builders.
This week's newsletter will explain how you can get a custom K2 template working for your Joomla website. It's a bit more involved in terms of file manipulation, but we'll look at it from a very general point of view, give you some tips and explain why we think this is a really nice feature. You will need either good knowledge of and access to cPanel or a good command of FTP. You will also need to know a bit about CSS, and remember that you can always get professional help when you need it.
This week we're back to K2 and discussing item tags and their benefits. If you're used to search engine optimization, then most of the concepts will be familiar, it's just nice to know you have this capability on a local level, within your website, as well.
This week is a bit of a combination topic. We are talking a bit about K2 still as we address the topic of titles for your articles, but we're also including some SEO ideas, as well as some basic standards for good writing. We are, after all, trying to drive traffic to our websites with almost everything we do. If you produce your own content for your website, you'll want to go through these points carefully.
This week we'll be discussing the benefits of K2 once again. Specifically, we'll look at the Extra Fields available with K2 and what you can do with them to improve your site and make some of the work you do a bit easier.