Shack Spreadsheets Has Improved Data Display in Joomla

Shack Spreadsheets Now Renders Improved Tables

Shack Spreadsheets is the easiest and quickest way to get data from your spreadsheet and show it in Joomla.

The latest version of Shack Spreadsheets has improved importing features for your data:

  • Shack Spreadsheets will import the hyperlinks you have in your spreadsheet.
  • Shack Spreadsheets will allow you to set a custom CSS style for all of your data tables.

In this blog post, I will give you a brief look at these new features.

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Shack Slides Allows You to Hide Important Elements on Mobile Devices

Shack Slides New Mobile Features

Shack Slides now has new features for mobile users. It now allows you to hide from your site mobile viewer the following:

  • Your slides titles
  • Your slides descriptions
  • Your slideshow navigation bar
  • Your slideshow Previous and Next navigation buttons.

It will help you improve user experience of your site visitors when they view your slideshows on their mobile devices.

You can now make your slideshows more compact for them. In this blog post, I will give you a brief tour of these new features.

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OSCampus Now Supports Vimeo, Plus Has Improved Lesson Statistics

Introducing 2 New Features in OSCampus Pro

OSCampus is the best and easiest pick if you need a Learning Management System extension for your Joomla site. It's the extension we use to support 10,000's of users here at Joomlashack.com.

The latest version of OSCampus adds support for Vimeo lessons and lessons count. In this blog post, you'll take a look at these two new features.

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7 Features Exclusive to Shack Locations Pro

7 Features Exlusive to Shack Locations Pro

Our Shack Locations Pro component offers some useful features. Some of them, such as markers clustering and bounding, work automatically, on the background. You woudn't know they exist.

Some others, such as displaying a map module, and including locations in Joomla core search, you will need to enable and configure. In this blog post, I will give you a tour of the seven features, exclusive to Shack Locations Pro.

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5 Courses to Get You Started with Joomla

5 Courses to Get You Started with Joomla

There is a common question we get from Joomla beginners who just joined Joomlashack.

They want to know how to start with Joomla and what kind of video classes they should take.

Here's an overview of 5 video classes to get you started with building, maintaining, securing and speeding up your Joomla site. All of these courses are available to Joomlashack Everything Club members as part of Joomlashack University.

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Announcing the New Joomlashack University

Welcome to the New Joomlashack University

Our aim at Joomlashack is to help you improve your skills and grow your business.

Yes, it's helpful if you know Joomla administration, design and development. But it's also helpful to have complementary skills that give you access to the web world around Joomla.

So today we're relaunching Joomlashack University to include classes on all the topics you need to suceed. The new Joomlashack University has over 1,400 videos on everything from Joomla SEO and Security to extension development to Bootstrap 4.

The lessons include design as Bootstrap, LESS and SASS. The lessons also focus on development abilities such as PHP, Javascript and Git.

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Get Your Copy of the CSS Grid Explained Book

Learn CSS Grid Before Joomla 4 Arrives

CSS Grid is revolutionizing the frontend web-design industry.

For the last 20 years, web designers have used CSS to lay out web pages. However, CSS has always been missing some key functionality. Designers had to rely on workarounds, such as tables, floats, and positioning.

CSS Grid is different and better.

Read more: Get Your Copy of the CSS Grid Explained Book

Shack Locations Offers 50 Custom Styles for Joomla Maps

One of the exclusive features in Shack Locations Pro is the 50 custom map styles. By default, your map directory's maps look rather boring. They don't have to be.

In the Pro version, you have 50 custom Google Map styles. They look pretty cool. You can apply any of them to match your site design without any coding skills. In this blog post, I will give you a tour of all of those 50 styles.

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How to Integrate OSDownloads with Dropbox

How to Set OSDownloads for a Dropbox Files Repository

A few of our customers asked how to set OSDownloads for a remote files repository with Dropbox.

Dropbox offers fairly generous disk space. Letting your site users download files hosted with Dropbox will also save you bandwidth. 

In this tutorial, you will learn how to configure OSDownloads Free to offer a file hosted with Dropbox for downloads.

For the purpose of this lesson, downloads will be available only to your site registered and logged in members.

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Shack Forms Now Has Extra Privacy Options

Shack Forms Pro Now Has GDPR Control Options

Shack Forms is one of the two or three most popular Joomla forms extensions. But we're always trying to make Shack Forms better.

Several customers asked us to allow more control over the user data collected by Shack Forms so they can comply with Europe's new GDPR laws (click here to read about Joomla and the GDPR).

Starting from Shack Forms 4.0.10, you will now see extra privacy features. 

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