Someone Has Been Spamming OSMap Reviews For Years

Someone Has Been Spamming OSMap Reviews For Years

Here at Joomlashack, we publish a lot of extensions! There are 25 Joomlashack extensions on the Joomla Extensions Directory (JED).

The JED is a wonderful platform, and has been an enormous help for developers like us.

24 of our extensions run smoothly on the JED, getting some good reviews and the occasional negative feedback.

However, there's one exception: OSMap.

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How to Add Modules to the Joomla Control Panel

How to Add Messages to the Joomla Control Panel

It's possible to customize the Joomla admin area for your users.

In particular, it can be useful to customize the control panel that users see when they first login.

Here's how to modify the Joomla admin area to show the information that you or your client require:

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How to Add a Home Icon to Joomla Menus

How to Add a Home Icon to Joomla Menus

One of our members asked us this question:

"In some websites, the home menu is just an icon without any text. How can I do this in Joomla?"

The answer is surprisingly simple. Let me show you how to add a Home icon to your Joomla menu.

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How to Fix 1054 Unknown Column 'client_id' in 'field list'

How to Fix 1054 Unknown Column

When you run an update from older versions of Joomla, you may see an error.

If you go to MenusMain Menu, you may see this error:

1054 Unknown column 'client_id' in 'field list'

This is a problem with Joomla's database update, but it is easily fixed. In this tutorial, you will learn how to quickly fix it.

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How to Change the Joomla Homepage Meta Title

How to Change the Joomla Homepage Meta Title

One of our Joomlashack members asked this question:

How do I control the meta title on my Joomla homepage?

They wanted to have a meta title for search engines that would have a similar format to the one on this site: "Joomlashack: Joomla Templates, Tutorials, Free Joomla Templates - Joomlashack".

In this tutorial, we'll show you how to control the metadata on your Joomla homepage.

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Save failed with the following error: Null primary key not allowed

Joomla error Null primary key not allowed

The name of this blog post in an error message that some people say on their Joomla site. This error can occur when you click "Save" inside your site:

Save failed with the following error: Null primary key not allowed

This error will prevent you from saving the changes you've made. Fortunately, this error is usually fixable through one of these two solutions:

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How to Change the Joomla Homepage Layout

How to Change the Joomla Homepage Layout

A question that comes up often of new users is this:

"How do I change the layout of the content on my frontpage?

To be more specific, the question is often about how to change the content layout from Joomla's default layout. The actual layout will vary depending on the sample data you choose. However, one common layout is the 1 column leading / 2 column intro / links layout that you can see in the image below:.

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How to Import Events from Google Calendar to JCal Pro

How to Import Events from Google Calendar to JCal Pro

One of our customers asked how to import events from an external service to JCal Pro. You can achieve this as long as the external service allows you to export your calendar events in iCal format.

In this tutorial, you will learn how to import events from Google Calendar to JCal Pro using its "Import from local ics file" feature.

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How to Enable Frontend Event Creation in JCal Pro

 Front End Event Creation in JCal Pro

One Joomlashack customer asked if it is possible to create JCal Pro events from a website frontend.

The answer is "Yes", and this tutorial we'll show you how it works.

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How to Manage PDFs and Other Documents with Joomla

When we get two people inside a few minutes in our support system asking how to do the same thing, it's time for a tutorial ...

This week, two Joomlashack members were asking how they can upload documents and link to them from articles. Our recommendation is an extension called OSDownloads.

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