Rapidly Building Semi-bespoke Joomla Templates

Rapidly Building Semi-bespoke Joomla Templates

We held the Joomlashack Conference over 3 days in mid-November.

This was a free conference featuring over 20 of the best speakers from around the Joomla world.

I was amazed at how good the presentations were. We're currently editing all the videos and posting them to the Joomlashack YouTube channel.

This presentation was from Eoin Oliver from London. He has been involved in several Joomla working groups for a few years now. When he first started with Joomla, he loved it. He could make any website look great by buying a template from a club and then putting his fee on top. Often it left him trying to fit the clients ideas into a pre-made solution.

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Yes, You Can Visually Design Websites Without Code

Yes, You Can Visually Design Websites Without Code

We held the Joomlashack Conference over 3 days in mid-November.

This was a free conference featuring over 20 of the best speakers from around the Joomla world.

I was amazed at how good the presentations were. We're currently editing all the videos and posting them to the Joomlashack YouTube channel.

This presentation was from Mike Demopoulos. Mike has been a friend of mine probably for a decade or so. He has been around the Joomla community in all sorts of roles. At the moment, he works for BoldGrid whose main product is a page-builder tool which allows you to do a lot of visual website design without any code. And page-builders are the focus of Mike's presentation.

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How to Rename Folders with the JCE File Browser

How to Rename Folders with JCE File Browser

JCE is a great alternative to the default Joomla editor. It offers tons of useful features, including a component to manage media files.

This is one of the main reasons we use JCE here at Joomlashack. In this short tutorial, we'll show you how to rename folders with the JCE File Browser.

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Building Award-winning eCommerce Sites with Joomla

Building Award-winning eCommerce Sites with Joomla

We held the Joomlashack Conference over 3 days in mid-November.

This was a free conference featuring over 20 of the best speakers from around the Joomla world.

I was amazed at how good the presentations were. We're currently editing all the videos and posting them to the Joomlashack YouTube channel.

This presentation was from Adam Melcher from Nashville, USA. He is going to take you through some advanced tips and tricks he has for building e-commerce sites with Joomla.

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A Fast and Secure Joomla Website

A Fast and Secure Joomla Website

We held the Joomlashack Conference over 3 days in mid-November.

This was a free conference featuring over 20 of the best speakers from around the Joomla world.

I was amazed at how good the presentations were. We're currently editing all the videos and posting them to the Joomlashack YouTube channel.

This presentation was from Victor Vogel. Victor works for Plesk, the company that is deep inside the hosting industry. Victor is deeply involved in Joomla as well. He has I think about one hundred and fifty extensions of the last count and has volunteered and helped out in just about every area of the Joomla project. Victor is a good friend and I am delighted to welcome him to present to us today.

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Automatic Updates are Coming to Joomla

Auto-updates Are Awesome for Joomla

Sometime in the next couple of years, your Joomla sites will be updating automatically.

I believe this is awesome news. I've been in favor of auto-updates since 2014 and finally they are here.

Many people will probably disagree, but we shouldn't be afraid of change. Auto-updates are a very helpful tool to keep sites safe and they're proven to be reliable.

Here's an introduction to why auto-updates are awesome, and how you can use them to protect your sites.

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Visualizing Data with Fabrik with Robbie Adair

Visualizing Data with Fabrik

We held the Joomlashack Conference over 3 days in mid-November.

This was a free conference featuring over 20 of the best speakers from around the Joomla world.

I was amazed at how good the presentations were. We're currently editing all the videos and posting them to the Joomlashack YouTube channel.

This presentation was from Robbie Adair. Robbie has been a good friend of mine for years. She has been heavily involved in Joomla community, including organizing Joomla Day Texas over years. She runs "Fabrik", which she will be talking about today. Robbie and I have partnered on several projects.

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Joomla Content Creating: Pro Tips & Power Tools

Joomla Content Creating: Pro Tips & Power Tools

We held the Joomlashack Conference over 3 days in mid-November.

This was a free conference featuring over 20 of the best speakers from around the Joomla world.

I was amazed at how good the presentations were. We're currently editing all the videos and posting them to the Joomlashack YouTube channel.

This presentation was from Joe Campbell. Joe is one of my oldest friends in Joomla, and is one of the most helpfull and enthusiastic people that I know. You will get a sense of it during his presentation.

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Should You Choose JavaScript Over jQuery for Joomla?

Should You Choose JavaScript Over jQuery for Joomla?

We held the Joomlashack Conference over 3 days in mid-November.

This was a free conference featuring over 20 of the best speakers from around the Joomla world.

I was amazed at how good the presentations were. We're currently editing all the videos and posting them to the Joomlashack YouTube channel.

This presentation was from Olivier Buisard. He is a JavaScript expert from Brooklyn, New York. He will be explaining why he recommends using the jQuery or pure JavaScript depending on the situation.

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How to Open a Popup On Page Load Using Shack Toolbox

How to Automatically Open a Popup with Shack Toolbox

One of our customers asked how to load a popup that automatically opens after a page loads. Our "Shack Toolbox" Joomla extension is the best tool to do the job.

In this short tutorial we'll explain how to open a popup on a page load using "Shack Toolbox".

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