Build an Ajax Search Module for Joomla

Build an Ajax Search Module for Joomla

Ajax makes it possible to create websites that are easier and faster to use. You can use Ajax to refresh a specific section of a page without reloading all the content. 

One really common use for Ajax is a search feature. With Ajax, visitors can try multiple different searches without refreshing the page.

In this tutorial, I'm going to show you how to use Ajax to create a Joomla search module.

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How to Reorder Menu Items in Joomla

reorder menu items

One of the cool features in Joomla 3 is drag and drop to reorder articles, menus, categories and more.

I'm going to show you how to use drag-and-drop to re-order Joomla menus.

When reordering menu items, I personally recommend to do it by filtering up to the maximum menu level, as explained in this post.

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How to Test Beta Versions of Joomla

How to Test Beta Versions of Joomla

Before the release of any Joomla version, everyone has the chance to test the beta and pre-release versions.

If you use Joomla and want to contribute, or if you just want to test your site and extensions, it is absolutely worth testing. You may find some bugs that need fixing before the final release.

I'm going to show you how to test Joomla beta versions.

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How to Embed Vine Videos in Joomla

How to Embed Vine Videos in Joomla

If you use Joomla, then you've had problems with embeds.

Before the launch of the OSEmbed extension, it was difficult to reliably embed any outside sources into your Joomla articles.

In this tutorial, I'm going to show you how to embed Vine videos into Joomla.

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Extension updates at the end of January 2016

At the end of January, we've published several new extension updates. Here's an overview:

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How to Embed Flickr Photos in Joomla

How to Embed Flickr Photos in Joomla

If you use Joomla, then you've had problems with embeds.

Before the launch of the OSEmbed extension, it was difficult to reliably embed any outside sources into your Joomla articles.

In this tutorial, I'm going to show you how to embed Flickr photos into Joomla.

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Replacements in Joomla with ReReplacer and Regular Expressions

rereplacer regex joomla

ReReplacer by RegularLabs is an extremely popular extension. It helps you easily replace almost any content in Joomla. We have a beginner tutorial on using ReReplacer.

This is a more advanced tutorial. In this tutorial, you will learn how to update elements on your site that are similar, but not exactly the same. You can do that with the ReReplacer component and regular expressions.

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How to Embed Spotify Songs in Joomla

How to Embed Spotify Songs in Joomla

If you use Joomla, then you've had problems with embeds.

Before the launch of the OSEmbed extension, it was difficult to reliably embed any outside sources into your Joomla articles.

In this tutorial, I'm going to show you how to embed Spotify songs into Joomla.

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How to Embed SoundCloud Audio Files in Joomla

How to Embed SoundCloud Audio Files in Joomla

If you use Joomla, then you may have encountered problems with embeds.

Before the launch of the OSEmbed extension, it was difficult to reliably embed any outside sources into your Joomla articles.

In this tutorial, I'm going to show you how easy it is to use OSEmbed to include SoundCloud audio files in Joomla content.

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How to Embed Joomla Slideshare Presentations

How to Embed Joomla slideshare presentations

If you use Joomla, then you've had problems with embeds.

Before the launch of the OSEmbed extension, it was difficult to reliably embed any outside sources into your Joomla articles.

In this tutorial, I'm going to show you how easy it is to embed Slideshare presentations into Joomla.

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