How to Customize the JCal Pro Display

How to Customize the JCal Pro Display

Almost every organization's web site can benefit from an events calendar. For Joomla web sites, the obvious and most popular choice is JCal Pro. JCal Pro offers simplicity, flexibility, a robust feature set, and gorgeous templates to fit almost any color scheme.

How do you make the calendar events on your Joomla site look like you want them to? JCal Pro has quite a few design settings. You will take a look at them in this video tutorial from our YouTube channel.

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How to Display a LinkedIn Badge in Joomla

How to Display a Floating LinkedIn Badge in Joomla

Shack Toolbox is really a swiss knife for your Joomla site. It allows you to display social media in a cool way. You have an option to display it:

  • As a static module
  • As a floating icon
  • As a popup.

In this tutorial, we'll show you how to display a LinkedIn badge in Joomla with Shack Toolbox, the best content display extension for Joomla.

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How to Create Joomla Sites That Clients Love to Update

How to Create Joomla Sites That Clients Love to Update

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

This was a free conference featuring 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 SD Williams. SD is a really enthusiastic Joomla volunteer. She runs Joomla Day Chicago, one of the biggest Joomla Days event in the United States. In her presentation, SD shows you how to create self-maintainer Joomla sites that clients love to update.

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How Shack Forms Integrates with Zoo

How Shack Forms Intergrates with Zoo

We blogged this week on how Shack Forms can help your Joomla 3-rd party extensions. In this post, you learned how to use Shack Forms as a communication tool for your Community Builder community. In this blog post, you also learned how to use Shack Forms to send messages to owners of entries of a SobiPro directory.

Shack Forms also integrates with Zoo, a popular Joomla extension for building catalogs. With this integration, your site visitors will be able to contact an author of an item of a catalog created via Zoo. In this blog post, I will show you how Shack Forms integrates with Zoo.

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How Shack Forms Integrates with SobiPro

How Shack Forms Intergrates with SobiPro

In the previous blog post, you learned that Shack Forms Pro can be a very handy tool for some 3-rd party Joomla extensions. You learned that your Joomla users or Community Builder users can send messages to your Community Builder users via a Shack Form. 

But Shack Forms also integrates with SobiPro, another popular Joomla extension. This integration will allow your site visitors to contact owners of the entries of your SobiPro directory. In this blog post, I will show you how Shack Forms integrates with SobiPro.

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How Shack Forms Integrates with Community Builder

Shack Forms Pro is not just a Joomla extension for building forms. Although it does indeed allow you to quickly and easily build nicely looking forms, it can also complement your 3-rd party Joomla extensions. It integrates with Community Builder, JomSocial, SobiPro and Zoo.

In the case of Community Builder, Shack Forms Pro becomes a communication tool between your Community Builder users and your Joomla users. In this blog post, I will show you how Shack Forms integrates with Community Builder.

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Security Best Practices for your Joomla Agency

Security Best Practices for your Joomla Agency

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

This was a free conference featuring 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. There's a single playlist for all conference videos.

This presentation is from Vic Drover, the CEO of Watchful. We've written before about how we rely on Watchful here at Joomlashack.

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How Joomla Helped Build a Site for Writers, Readers and Publishers

How Joomla Helped Build a Site for Writers, Readers and Publishers

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

This was a free conference featuring 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. There's a single playlist for all conference videos.

This presentation is from Robert Fairhead, from Sydney, Australia. It is his personal case study. This is the first presentation of this type where the speaker talks about one particular website they built, all the ins and outs and the challenges that were involved in building it.

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How to Set up a Quiz in OSCampus Pro

What Is a Quiz in OSCampus Pro

If you need to set an online training on your Joomla site, OSCampus Pro is the best tool to do this job. It allows you to set online courses, lessons, and quizzes.

This week we had a customer asking about what a quiz is and how it works. In this blog post, I will explain exactly that.

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How to Optimize and Improve the Joomla Admin Area

How to Optimize and Improve the Joomla Admin Area

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

This was a free conference featuring 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 Peter Martin and shows you how to improve the Joomla admin area.

Peter's presentation has 101 different tips for improving your site. If you're a regular Joomla user, you may know several of them, but I 100% guarantee you'll come away from this talk with at least several great new ideas.

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