How to Reset Joomla If You’re Having File or Database Problems

How to Reset Joomla If You’re Having File or Database Problems

If you face issues with your Joomla site, then reinstalling its core files and database might be the best solution.

Our customer support team used this tested approach to resolve hundreds of issues.

In this post, you will learn how to reinstall the Joomla core files and database to their default state.

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How to Place Two Images Next to Each Other in a Joomla Article

How to Place Images Next to Each Other in a Joomla Article

One of our customers asked how to place two images in their Joomla article next to each other. They also wanted the images to take the full page width. 

For one article only, this can be done styling each of the two images individually. This is what you will learn in this post.

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6 Ways to Display a Contact Us Form with Shack Forms

6 Ways to Display a Contact Us Form with Shack Forms

One of our customers asked for the best way to display a "Contact Us" form on their Joomla site.

Our answer was "It depends!"

You may want to display a form prominently or subtly. You may wish to display the form on all your pages, or as a pop-up on only a few key pages.

The good news is that Shack Forms supports many different ways to display your forms.

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Easily See Google Analytics Statistics for Joomla Pages

Google Analytics can tell you how many times users visits different pages on your website.

In this tutorial, I'm going to show you how to enable this feature directly within your Chrome browser. As you browse around your Joomla site, you'll be able to easily see statistics for any page you're viewing.

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Converting a WordPress Site to Joomla

How to convert a WordPress site to Joomla

This tutorial will show you how to move an existing WordPress site over to Joomla. This will work for many WordPress versions up to 5 and will work for Joomla 3.

We also have a tutorial showing how to move in the opposite direction, migrating from Joomla to WordPress.

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How to Create Frontend Event Moderators in JCal Pro

How to Assign a Front-End Event Moderator in JCal Pro

JCal Pro is the best calendar extension for Joomla sites.

Over the last weeks, we've talked with several JCal Pro customers who are alllowing users to create events via the frontend of their site. So, we've been writing more documentation to help them, including articles on creating events, registering for events, and giving access to event creation.

This week's tutorial will show you how to allow users to moderate events that are submitted. To create a moderator, you need to follow these five steps:

  1. Create a Joomla user group for your JCal Pro event moderators.
  2. Create a Joomla access level for the moderators.
  3. Set the correct permissions for the moderators.
  4. Choose Joomla users as moderators.
  5. Create a frontend menu link for moderators to use.

Let's take a look at this process in more detail.

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How to Edit Joomla Modules via the Frontend

How to Edit Joomla Modules via the Frontend

One of the hardest things about updating a Joomla site used to be figuring out which module to edit:

  • What was the name of the module?
  • What position was the module in?

That problem can now be solved easily - you can edit your modules just by visiting the front-end of your site and clicking on them.

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The Share It plugin is now called Shack Article Sharing

The Share It plugin is now called Shack Article Sharing

Back in January, we looked ahead to 2019 and set three main goals for the year:

  1. Provide customers with a smooth transition to Joomla 4.
  2. Integrate our extensions. For example, we can expand OSMap to provide support for all our new extensions.
  3. Improve the Joomlashack brand by redesigning the logo and rebranding our extensions.

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How to Manually Install Joomla Using cPanel

How to Manually Install Joomla Using cPanel

One of our students was having trouble installing Joomla using cPanel, so we created this tutorial for them.

This tutorial will cover setting up the database, the files, and the configuration of the Joomla install.

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Joomla: Updates Table Doesn't Exist

Joomla: Updates Table Doesn't Exist

One of our students was having a problem updating his site. The issue was the "updates" table in the database had become corrupted.

We found a solution for him, but it required running a query in phpMyAdmin. He wasn't familiar with the process of running a database query before, so we created this tutorial for him and you.

In the step-by-step tutorial, we'll describe the issue and demonstrate how to resolve it.

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