How to Add Title and Descriptions to Slides in Shack Slides

Intro to Shack Slides Titles and Descriptions for Titles

Shack Slides is the best way to create a slideshow in Joomla.

One of Shack Slides many features is the ability to overlay titles and descriptions onto your slide images.

Shack Slides can pull content from many different sources. In this blog post, I'm going to show you how to overlay titles and descriptions whethere you're using Joomla articles, K2 items, or a custom collection in Shack Slides.

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OSDownloads Pro Now Supports Custom Fields for Downloads

OSDownloads Pro custom fields

We just released OSDownloads Pro version 1.10.0.

This release introduces a new feature: custom file fields.

In this blog post, you will take a look at how custom file fields work.

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10 Top Tips to Speed Up Your Joomla 3 Site

10 Top Tips to Speed Up Your Joomla 3 Site

The faster your Joomla website loads up, the better ranking it will get from Google. And you don't have to break a bank to speed it up.

In this tutorial, you will learn top ten tips on getting your Joomla site running much more quickly, on mobile devices and on the desktop.

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New Features in OSDownloads, Including Email Notifications

New Features in OSDownoads

We just released OSDownloads Free 1.7.7 and OSDownloads Pro 1.9.8. Both releases introduce new features. 

In this blog post, you will take a look at the new OSDownloads admin sidebar and email notifications settings.

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You Can Now Safely Create Custom Template Overrides in Wright

Custom Template Overrides in Wright

Starting in Wright 3.6, you can safely add custom template overrides to the Wright base template and our commercial templates

This will make possible to tweak the templates without touching the core Wright files, and protect your changes for future Wright updates.

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Why Do I See a Deleted Component Menu Item in Joomla?

Why Do I See a Deleted Component Menu Item

Sometimes, Joomla users have deleted a component but still see the component's menu item in their admin area.

This is exactly what happened with one Joomla user this week. His unwanted component was Akeeba Subscriptions.

In this tutorial, you will learn how to get rid of such unwanted menu items. Akeeba Subscription will be used as an example component. 

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Building Joomla Extensions With Component Creator

In recent month, we've released classes showing you how to code your own Joomla extensions. These 4 classes covered how to create components, modules, and plugins.

In this week's class, "Building Joomla Extensions With Component Creator", we show you how to use the Component Creator service to speed up your development. This online tool quickly creates the complete, installable framework for your site.

In this class, Cory shows you how to create a com_movies extension with reviews, release dates, actors, genres and much more. All this without writing a line of code!

Join Joomlashack University or the Everything Club to get access to all these development classes.

Introducing The New Joomla 4 Installer

Introducing The New Joomla 4 Installer

Over the last few weeks, we've been previewing what's to come in Joomla 4.

We took a first look at Joomla 4, and mentioned that the Wright Framework now works on Joomla 4 sites! We also wrote about the new Media Manager in Joomla 4.

This week, we're going to look at the new installation process in Joomla 4.

The new installer is designed to be much easier to use, and to be fully A11Y compliant.

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How to Create HikaShop Product Characteristics and Variants

How to Create HikaShop Product Characteristics and Variants

Last week, one of our customers asked how to set up HikaShop product variants.

HikaShop is one of our favorite e-commerce Joomla extensions.

We created the "How to Use the Hikashop Extension" video class to make learning HikaShop fun. 

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What's New in OSCampus Pro 1.1.6

oscampus

OSCampus is the best Learning Management system available for Joomla.

We rely on it heavily to power our popular OSTraining.com video library.

Here's what's new in version 1.1.6 of OSCampus:

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