Better Navigation for Joomla Sites with JF Mobile Menu

Joomla JF Mobile Menu

JF Mobile Menu is a free multi-level push menu module for Joomla. It also works on desktops.

One of the main features is that you can apply "Font-Awesome" icons or custom images for your selected menu items, The module's color styling is fully editable through the Module Manager.

In this tutorial, we will show you how this module works. Let's start.

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Translate Any Joomla Extension With Neno Translate

Translate Any Joomla Extension With Neno Translate

Whenever you are using a Joomla component for creating new content you are storing data in the database. This could be a new house in a real estate web site, a new event in an event calendar or a new field in a form builder for example.

This content cannot be translated using the core Joomla multilingual functions. To translate this dynamic content from 3rd party Joomla components, you will need to use a translation extension.

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Make Joomla Plugins Work in Custom HTML Modules

Make Plugins Work in Custom HTML Modules in Joomla

By default, Joomla content plugins will always work inside articles. 

However, they may often not work inside Custom HTML modules, even though those modules also have a WYSWIYG editor.

In this short tutorial, we will show you how to enable content plugins within your Custom HTML modules. 

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How to Create a Google News Sitemap for Joomla Sites

OSMap: How to Create a Google News Sitemap for Joomla Sites

Google News is an excellent source of traffic for many sites.

To help them find your articles, Google wants you to submit a specially-formatted sitemap which has custom news tags and only lists content added in the last 2 days.

I'm going to show you how to create a sitemap for your Joomla site that Google News will accept.

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How to Add Video or Audio to a Joomla Article

How to Add Video or Audio to a Joomla Article

This week we'll walk you through how to embed video and audio into an article.

We're going to use a plugin called OSEmbed.

Here's how you do it:

  1. Download the OSEmbed plugin from Joomlashack.
  2. In the administration area of your Joomla site, go to Extensions > Install and upload the file to install.
  3. Insert video or audio into an article using the URL.

It's really as simple as that. OSEmbed supports video files from sites like YouTube and Vimeo, plus audio files from sites like Soundcloud.

Using this great plugin you can embed videos from many sources that host videos and audio files. Click here to see the full list of providers supported by OSEmbed.

Here's an example of OSEmbed in action, embedding a video from YouTube!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9lijcSLQhBo

How to Clone a Joomla Page for Admin Editing

How to Clone a Joomla Page for Admin Editing

We get this type of question often: "How can I clone a page, hide it, and preview the edits without users seeing it?"

And usually the admin would like to make the page available for other admins, but definitely not for users.

This tutorial will show you exactly how to accomplish this objective. Let's get started.

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How to Create Tabs or Sliders in Joomla Articles

How to Create Tabs or Sliders in Joomla

Sometimes there's too much content on a page and you need a cleaner way to organize it all.

This tutorial will show you how to group your Joomla content together into tabs or sliders.

The Tabs & Sliders extension will make this easy to accomplish. Tabs & Sliders is a great choice, having been downloaded over 1 million times. It has over 100 reviews on the Joomla Extensions Directory and has a rating of almost 100%.

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Convert Old School Emoticons into Emojis with ReReplacer

Convert Old School Emoticons into Emojis with Rereplacer

Emojis are popular. You can see them everywhere on Facebook, Twitter, and now in Joomla too!

I'm a fan of typing emoticons in the old way. On the web, I usually type the smiley one with :) and (y) to represent a thumbs up.

In this tutorial, I'll share a trick to convert those old school emoticons into the new emojis supported in Joomla 3, using the ReReplacer extension.

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How to Easily Insert Modules into Joomla Articles

Customize the Design of Your Embeddable Posts in WordPress 4.5

With Joomla 3.5's release, there's now an easy way to add modules to articles.

The old way of adding modules still works, but it's slower and not needed with the new click-and-set feature.

Here's how easy it now is to add modules ...

Add Custom Javascript to Your Joomla Site

Add Custom Javascript to Your Joomla Site

One OSTraining member wanted to add Javascript to their site, but didn't feel comfortable enough to modify any existing files.

If you want to add custom Javascript to your Joomla site without modifying any existing files, we recommend the "Add Custom JS" plugin.

In this tutorial, we'll show you how to safely load your custom Javascript.

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