Connect Woopra to a Joomla Site with Shack Analytics

Connect Woopra to a Joomla Site with Shack Analytics

We recently had a few questions asking how to connect a Joomla site with Woopra using Shack Analytics.

Woopra is a SAAS platform that allows you to easily track, analyze and optimize how visitors and customers engage with your Joomla site.

In this blog post, you will learn how to connect the Woopra platform with your Joomla site using Shack Analytics. Once you did, you are well on your way to becoming a data wizard, even if you are not a technical person.

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OSMap Has a New Cache With Multilingual Support

OSMap Has a New Cache With Multilingual Support

OSMap Pro is now even faster! We've released a new version with a faster caching system that supports multilingual sites.

Almost four years ago, we added a caching system to OSMap Pro. That system increased the site load speed by 1000% for sites with large sitemaps. But, there were some issues with it:

  1. The caching didn't work well for multilingual sites.
  2. The caching codebase was complex and proved to be difficult to maintain.

So starting with OSMap Pro 4.2.25, you'll find a new and improved caching system.

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How to Add Google AdSense Auto Ads to a Joomla Site

How to Add Google AdSense Ads to a Joomla Site

A few customers recently asked us about how to add ads from Google AdSense to their Joomla sites. If your Joomla site is live and has some content, you have an opportunity to monetize it by displaying ads from Google AdSense.

You have two options to display ads:

  • Allow Google to place their ads on your site automatically. This option is called "Auto ads".
  • Create ad units yourself and manually place them throughout your site as you see fit, unit-by-unit.

Our blog post "How to Display Google AdSense Ad Units" discusses ad units. In this blog post, I'll show you how to place Google AdSense ads automatically.

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How to Display Google AdSense in Joomla

How to Display Google AdSense Ad Units

Many of you asked us about the best way to place Google ads on your Joomla sites. If your Joomla site is published and already has some content, you have an opportunity to monetize it with Google AdSense ads.

You have two options:

  1. Let Google place their ads on your site automatically. In Google Ads interface this option is called "Auto ads".
  2. Create ad units by yourself and then manually place them throughout your site as you see fit, unit-by-unit.

We previously wrote about how to use "Auto ads". In this blog post, you will learn how to display ad units manually.

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How to Delete Articles from the Joomla Trash

How to Delete Articles from the Joomla Trash

Joomla allows you to delete articles, but in case you made a mistake, it doesn't permanenently delete them unless you to take another step.

Joomla's trash can is similar to those on PC's and Mac's. Sending items to the trash can is an action that can be undone.

In this short tutorial, I'm going to show you how to remove articles from the trash can and delete them forever.

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How to Track Button Clicks in Joomla with Shack Analytics Pro

How to Track Button Clicks in Joomla with Shack Analytics Pro

With the "Shack Analytics Pro" Joomla extension you can easily analyze visitors' traffic to and engagement with your Joomla site using Google Tag Manager and Google Analytics. With "Shack Analytics Pro" you can set a button click tracking even if you are a Joomla beginner with limited technical knowledge.

For example, you may want to track clicks on a button on your Joomla site. It could be a button of a contact form. It also could be a button of a sign-up form, or a button of a shopping cart, or a button for a file download. 

In this blog post, you will take a look at how to use the "Shack Analytics Pro" Joomla extension to connect your site to Google Tag Manager and Google Analytics and track and analyze clicks on a button of a contact form.

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What Analytics Tools Do You Use With Joomla?

What Analytics Tools Do You Use With Joomla?

This week, we've been working on improvements to Shack Analytics.

Joomla site owners often have scripts such as Google Analytics, Adwords, Clicky, Facebook, MailChimp and other sites. But those scripts are hidden away inside random modules, plugins or template files. Shack Analytics can help!

Shack Analytics is a single extension to manage all the analytics code on your sites. After installing Shack Analytics, you'll see a single dashboard with room to add the analytics for your site.

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Getting Started with the Download Form in OSDownloads Pro

Beginner Guide to Downloads Form in OSDownloads Pro

OSDownloads is the easiest Joomla extension to add file downloads to your Joomla site. You can allow your site visitors to download files with one click, simply clicking the "Download" button. But what if you need to set a more advanced download form for them?

What if you, for example, would like to collect some information from your site visitors before they will be able to download a file? Or what if you wish to display them some information?  

These are exact benefits that the "Download Form" feature in OSDownloads Pro offers you. In this blog post, I will give you a tour to the "Download Form" in OSDownloads Pro.

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What Are JCal Pro Email Notifications?

What Are JCal Pro Email Notifications

With a robust set of features and intuitive interface, JCal Pro is one of Joomlashack's most sold extensions. With JCal Pro you can quickly and easily create an event calendar for your Joomla site.

But you don't have to create events yourself. JCal Pro allows you to delegate this job to an authorized frontend user. Once they create an event or someone registers for an event, JCal Pro will automatically send email notifications.

In this blog post, you will learn what those email notifications are and to whom they get sent.

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JCal Pro Event Registrations Are Now Protected by Google Captchas

JCal Pro Event Registrations Are Now Protectable by Google Captchas

JCal Pro is the best calendaring Joomla extension. The new JCal Pro version released this week now allows you to protect the event registration pages against spam with Google's Captchas.

Setting this is a three-step process:

  1. Register your Joomla site to use Google's Captcha. 
  2. Enable Joomla's captcha plugin.
  3. Enable Google's Captcha in JCal Pro. 

In this blog post, I will give you a brief introduction to this new feature.

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