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Written by Oscar Rodas

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Written by Oscar Rodas

Joomlashack: Upgrade, Migration and Web Development Services

We are very good at upgrading and migrating sites. We have been doing it since 2005 and this year has been very busy. We are now working in tailored development services your business requires, please contact us for a quote.

What is the status of Joomla 2.5?

Joomla! Version 2.5 is no longer supported since December 31st, 2014. End of support means that the Joomla! Project will no longer provide bug fixes, features, or security updates.

If you have a site built with Joomla 2.5, you need to do 2 things:

  1. Make sure you have the latest update of Joomla (2.5.28). This will buy you a few months of peace-of-mind.
  2. You need to start planning the migration of your site to Joomla 3.x.
Written by Oscar Rodas

Social media is a pervasive part of today’s culture, whether you’re looking at it from a user standpoint or a marketing standpoint. The social web has the largest amount of traffic, endless user engagement and is the place to be to maintain any sort of web presence. Sharing buttons and integrated features are a commonly touted tool for Joomla templates, but with new social medias popping up practically every day, it’s important to figure out a good sharing balance, where to position your sharing buttons, and how many buttons are too many.

Which Sites to Share?

The first order of business is figuring out which social media sites are most appropriate for your website. You want to go with the high-traffic social media sites to start, such as Facebook, Google+, Reddit and Pinterest. Expanding further depends on your audience and your niche. Niche social media sites give you targeted traffic of those who are more likely to be interested in the topics you’re talking about, at the expense of having lower traffic volume. Take a look at where your target demographic likes to spend their time before deciding on other social media sites.

Written by Eddie Tabush

Grid Layouts Rock!

Nothing trumps a reliable, easy-to-use UI. No amount of killer graphics, clever landing pages, or HTML5 showboating can equal a site that displays information clearly and concisely. Grid-based layouts are a perfect tool to do that. They can present a huge amount of content at a glance, and are easy to update. But, keeping them interesting can be a challenge. Here are some tips to bring the "wow" factor.

Keep it cohesive

One of the dangers of this layout is that it can feel cluttered. You have to give it a seamless look. Grid layouts can't feel arbitrary. Your readers' attention gets scattered if the layout looks like it's thrown together. If you are using a lot of images (and it's not a news-based site), pick ones that are similar in color scheme or composition, like Canvas Magazine does with its neutral photos. Viktoria Klein uses images that are linked by color, pattern or content to add variety while still keeping the aesthetic flow.

Written by Eddie Tabush

Whether users are browsing via mobile or desktop, having a striking and easily understood landing page is vital for your clients' site and or business. The landing page is the first exposure to the site. As such, it's your opportunity to communicate the client's brand in a way that's memorable and useful. Here are some tips for creating a useful and unforgettable landing page that enables the site's traffic to navigate it as you intended while it acomplishes your client's objectives: builds their brand, generates leads, and increases their visibility.

Written by Eddie Tabush

Web design is as much of an art as it is a science, especially if you're designing for demanding clients. The Internet has plenty of design inspiration and tips for building sites, but sometimes there's nothing quite like sitting down with a few good books to expand your skills, to gain a new perspective on design, or to refresh existing skills.

Continue reading to find our recommendation of "5-must read web design books" you need in your personal library.

Written by Eddie Tabush

Scrolling elements of site design are a major trend for 2014. So is browsing via mobile. You might not think that those two things should go together - - after all, scrolling on many mobile devices can be slow and clumsy, and the small text size can make scrolling a challenge. However, it seems to be the solution many have found for displaying on a small screen, their site's content in a legible and organized way. With mobile browsers constantly improving and more and more users wanting mobile sites to be memorable (not just usable), you need to embrace this growing trend.

Let's start laying the ground-work for some general rules you should keep in mind

Written by Eddie Tabush

How has website development changed?

With the rise of PHP to the top of the language heap in terms of developer adoption and web usage at-large, it's no surprise that the top three open-source web content management systems in use today are written in PHP, namely--Joomla, Drupal, and WordPress. While features and functionality are comparable amongst the three, deciding which system to implement can ultimately hinge on several factors that vary across organizations and roles.

Written by Eddie Tabush

Whether you're exploring the whole RGB spectrum or bringing something fresh to black and white, color is one of the most important parts of website design. It's one of the first things users notice when they open up a site, and it instantly says a lot about the client and service or product they offer. Both color extremes are buzzing trends right now, so it's a great time to go ahead and experiment with using bold choices to add drama to your client's site. Here are some tips on when to go with monochrome and when to let your colorful fantasies play out.

Written by Eddie Tabush