Introduction to Shack Locations Pro Marker Clusters

Introduction to Shack Locations Pro Marker Clusters

Our Shack Locations Joomla extension allows you to create a map directory. In your map directory, you display multiple geolocations with their own markers on the same map.

But what if a few locations are close to one another and their markers overlap? That's where Shack Locations Pro marker clustering feature kicks in.

It combines such close locations into a single cluster with a single marker. In this blog post, you will take a look at a use case with clustered Shack Locations Pro markers.

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Shack Editorial Calendar Is Now Live at Joomlashack

Shack Editorial Calendar Is Now Live at Joomlashack

We are happy to announce that Shack Editorial Calendar is now available for Joomlashack members.

Shack Editorial Calendar is designed for people with busy Joomla sites. With this extension, you can manage large amounts of Joomla articles. You can create, edit and schedule all your content from a single calendar screen.

Shack Editorial Calendar is the second of several extensions we'll be launching as part of our acquisition deal with PixPro Labs. This extension was previously called PixPublish.

This is the 25th extension available for Joomlashack members!

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OSYouTube Has New Settings for Related Videos and Your Video Display

No Info Setting and Changed Related Video Setting in OSYouTube 3.8.12

You recently learned about our plans to change the OSYouTube Pro Joomla plugin. The changes were needed since from September 25 Google will deprecate the showinfo API parameter.

The OSYouTube Pro 3.3.12 release now implements the required changes. In this blog post, I'll explain what's changed in OSYouTube Pro plugin interface and how it affects viewers of your YouTube videos.

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CSS Grid #10: How to Name Grid Lines

How to Name the CSS Grid Lines

Welcome to the 10th tutorial in our series on the CSS Grid.

We are presenting this series to help Joomla developers learn about CSS Grid. The introduction of CSS Grid will be one of the major changes in upcoming Joomla 4.

In the previous tutorial, you learned how to place grid items according to the numbered lines that compose the grid.

As humans though, we find much easier to process names rather than numbers. 

In this tutorial, you will learn how to name the lines that compose the CSS Grid.

Let's start!

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What Is a Legend in Shack Locations?

What Is a Legend in Shack Locations?

In one of our previous blog posts, you learned what a location type in the Shack Locations map directory extension is.

You learned that a location type is actually a cornerstone of a Shack Locations map directory.

A Shack Locations location type always belongs to a Shack Locations legend. 

In this definition blog post, you will learn what a Shack Locations legend is.

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What Is a Location Type in Shack Locations?

What Is a Location Type in Shack Locations?

We launched a new extension Shack Locations, formerly FocalPoint a few days ago. Shack Locations is the best Joomla extension to create an easily searchable map directory with multiple locations.

The Location Type feature is one of the cornerstones of a Shack Locations map directory.

In this blog post, you will learn what the Location Type feature is and take a look at one of its practical applications. 

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How to Display Tags Only On Single Joomla Article Pages

How to Display Tags Only For Joomla Articles Pages

Tags are extremely useful for organizing your Joomla content. But, by default, Joomla will display them sitewide.

Your Tags will get displayed on a featured articles page and on category blog pages.

One of our customers asked us how to display Tags only on single Joomla articles. So, in this tutorial, I'll show you how to hide tags on blog and category pages.

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YouTube is Changing Their API So We're Updating OSYouTube

YouTube is Changing Their API So We're Updating OSYouTube

Starting from September 25, we will be making some changes in our OSYouTube Joomla plugin.

In this blog post, you will learn what exactly will be changed and why we are making these changes.

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Shack Locations is Now Live at Joomlashack

We are happy to announce that Shack Locations is now available for Joomlashack members.

Shack Locations is based on FocalPoint,  an excellent extension, originally developed by John Pitchers. 

Two of our extensions already support Google Maps. Both OSEmbed and Shack Toolbox allows you to show Google Maps in Joomla. 

However, the FocalPoint extension goes much, much further. 

With FocalPoint, you can create advanced map-based directories with custom legends, markers, infoboxes and hundreds of locations. You can define the content for each location using CCK functionality. You can also give your users the ability to search and filter all the locations.

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New Videos for Joomlashack Members: Bootstrap 4

Bootstrap is the most popular design framework in the world. It's an HTML, CSS and Javascript framework that allows non-designers to create clean-looking websites and interfaces.

Joomla 4 will arrive with Bootstrap 4 in the core.

Bootstrap is popular because it provides pre-built code that solves many of the tricky problems that slow down web projects.

The latest class for Joomlashack members, "How to Use the Bootstrap 4 Framework" is the perfect introduction for anyone who wants to start using Bootstrap. These videos will show you how to use Bootstrap 4's grid system, and responsive features. You'll learn how to design menus, buttons, media and text. You'll also see how to safely override Bootstrap's defaults with your own code.

If you are an Everything Club member, click here to start watching the class now.

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