How to Embed Google Forms in Joomla

How to Embed Google Forms in Joomla

Google Forms is Google's product for easily creating forms and collecting the results.

It is really easy to add Google Forms to Joomla sites, using our OSEmbed extension.

You can embed Google Forms into your Joomla site with just a URL. If you're looking for a Joomla-native extension, we highly recommend Shack Forms. But if you're already using Google Forms, here's how to use it with Joomla ...

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Add a Photo Gallery to Joomla using Event Gallery

Add a Photo Gallery to Joomla using Event Gallery

So you want to set up an image gallery on your Joomla site?

There are many options for a gallery component. We're going to look at one option called Event Gallery. 

Event Gallery features a fully responsive, adaptive layout system, and will get you started in no time. This article will deal with the basic setup. The best thing for you: the main component is available at no cost.

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OSEmbed Pro Now Supports Everything Google

OSEmbedToday, Joomla loves Google!

We've launched a new version of OSEmbed Pro that allows you to embed anything from Google using just a URL.

You can easily embed Google Maps, Docs, Slides, Forms, Sheets and Drawings in Joomla.

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Updates and Bug-fixes for mid-February 2016

This week we released a new round of updates for some of our extensions, focusing on bug fixes. Here are more details:

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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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