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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How to Create a Blog With Joomla

How to Create a Blog With Joomla

One Joomlashack member was asking us about Joomla blogging extensions. They wondered what extension we use for the Joomlashack blog.

Our answer was "None!" We run one of the most popular blogs in Joomla and it's almost entirely done using the Joomla core.

In this guide, I'll show you step-by-step how to build a blog that looks exactly as ours.

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How to Simplify the Joomla Registration Form

How to Simplify the Joomla Registration Form

This week, a Joomlashack University member asked us about simplifying the Joomla signup process.

This Joomlashack member wanted to remove fields from the signup form, without touching Joomla core files.

He wanted to remove the Name field and keep just three fields: "Username", "Password" and "Email address".

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The Easiest Workflow to Add Your Joomla Content

The Easiest Workflow to Add Your Joomla Content

In this tutorial, you will learn and practice the easiest and fastest way to add content to your Joomla site. If you follow this workflow, it will make your Joomla life very easy.

The workflow for adding Joomla content is simple:

  • Step 1: Categorize. Create organization for your articles.
  • Step 2: Add. Write your articles.
  • Step 3: Show. Make menu links so that people can click on them and see your articles.

Let's get started.

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Your Guide to All the Default Components in Joomla

Your Guide to All the Default Components in Joomla

If you want to add an exciting extra feature to your site, there’s a good chance it’s a component. Do you want to show an advertising banner? That’s a component.

Want a contact form? That’s a component too. How about an events calendar or a discussion forum? Both are components.

Joomla arrives with eleven default components such as advertising banners and contact forms. In this blog post, we show you how they work.

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Introduction to Joomla Multilingual Sites

Introduction to Joomla Multilingual Sites

Would you like to know how to create Joomla sites with content in multiple languages? Joomla really can build professional-quality multilingual sites.

But before you begin, there are some key questions to answer:

  • What do multilingual sites look like?
  • Can I trust Joomla with my multilingual site?
  • Are there any advantages or disadvantages to multilingual sites? 

In this introductory blog post, we'll answer those questions. Let's start by seeing some examples of real multilingual Joomla sites.

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3 Different Approaches to Multilingual Joomla Sites

3 Different Approaches to Multilingual Joomla Sites

In our "Introduction to Joomla Multilingual Sites" you learned what multilingual sites look like, what companies or celebrities use them and their advantages and disadvantages. 

In this blog post, you are going to review different approaches to building multilingual sites. There are many different ways to build a multilingual Joomla site, but these are three of the most common:

  • Approach #1: Use Joomla's core features
  • Approach #2: Use different websites for each language
  • Approach #3: Replace Joomla's core features with a third party extension

The choice is not always straightforward. So in this post, you'll take a close look at all three approaches. You then will learn which of the three we recommend.

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How to Add a Joomla Module Position Inside Any Component

Add a Joomla Module Position Inside Any Component

Do you know that you can display Joomla modules inside components? This is possible with only a single line of PHP code.

In this tutorial, I'm going to show you how to display a module inside any component.

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How to Add the Font Awesome External Link Icon to Joomla

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Small details in your website design make a big difference for its visitors.

Take care of such details, and your visitors will pay you back with their trust and repeat visits.

One of such important details is the little icon you may have seen placed in some sites, like BBC, before or after a weblink to an external site.

In this tutorial, you will learn how to manually add such helpful icon to external links in your Joomla articles.

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Send Test Emails From a Locally Installed Joomla Site

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One Joomlashack user asked us if they can test a contact form on their Joomla site even though the site was installed on their personal computer.

This is a great question because normally local servers are not configured to send out emails.

In this tutorial, I'll show you how to set up your local Joomla site to send out emails.

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