How to Update Joomla 1.6 to 1.7

Updating has become an easy process since the release of Joomla 1.6. The developers have built in a handy updater that is extremely easy to use. This new utility should make upgrading to all new Joomla versions a quick and painless process. Before you upgrade from 1.6 to 1.7, there are a just a couple of things you'll need to do.

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How to Enable Downloadable Products in Virtuemart

Virtuemart can be a bit hard to navigate at times and one of our students was having difficulty adding a downloadable product so we created this tutorial for him:

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How to Hide the Module Positions in Your Joomla 1.5 Site

This tutorial will show you how to hide your module positions in your Joomla! 1.5 site by preventing someone from adding ?tp=1 to your domain name. Joomla 1.6 and 1.7 have this feature built-in so this need not apply for versions above 1.5.

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Joomla - How to Remove Pagination From the Featured page/Frontpage

One of our students was wanting to know how to remove the pagination from the featured page (called frontpage in Joomla 1.5) so we created this tutorial for him.

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Advanced Module Manager Tutorial

23789Joomla gives you very limited control over the placement of modules. This extension from NoNumber will let you place them anywhere within your site, and even allow you to control the time and day they are published or unpublished.

With the Modules Anywhere plugin, you can get ultimate control over placement and display.

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How to Use the Modules Anywhere Extension

23791Modules Anywhere is one of the niftiest plugins you can use in Joomla.

The extension is named well: It allows you to put a module anywhere on your site.

With the click of a button you can place a module inside an article or inside another module. It makes it easy to place and also control the looks of all your modules.

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Make Sitewide Replacements With ReReplacer

rereplacerDo you have a misspelled word, a change of address, or just about anything that needs to be modified throughout a Joomla site?

It can be a tedious job, especially in large sites, and you always seem to miss some places when you need to do it manually.

ReReplacer is a plugin that lets you make global replacements throughout the site, Including meta tags. Automating the task makes it fast, accurate and complete.

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Move a custom Joomla template from localhost to a production server

You've got a site up on your server. You spend a lot of time tweaking the template on your local computer. Now it's time to upload your changes to the productions server and make sure it all works.

Uploading the changes could not be easier than this. It only takes two simple steps.

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Joomla Tutorial on How to Speed Up a Slow Site Using JCH Optimize

If you want to quickly get rid of your site's visitors, keep your site as slow as possible. However, if you want to make sure that your visitors have smooth transitions from page to page, then do everything in your power to speed things up for them.

This tutorial will walk you step-by-step through how to speed up a slow site by combining, minifying, and gzipping files using JCH Optimize . For detailed information on how the plugin works, click here.

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How to Import Products to Virtuemart Using CSV Import Improved

One of our students had a client that needed a shop setup in Virtuemart which would have about 1,000 products. Rather than create all the products manually, we created this tutorial for our student so that he could automate the process and import all the products into Virtuemart using a CSV which he obtained from his client.

This tutorial will walk you step-by-step through how to import products into Virtuemart using a CSV.

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