Free Tickets to Meet Joomlashack at JoomlaDay Florida 2018

Come Meet Joomlashack at Joomla Day Florida

Are you feeling cold this week? The absolute best remedy is a trip to Florida.  

Why not plan to meet us in Florida for JoomlaDay Florida in March?

The annual JoomlaDay Florida will be in Tampa, on Friday, March 2nd, Saturday, March 3rd and Sunday, March 4th.

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Joomlashack's 2017 Review and 2018 Preview

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Happy New Year, everyone.

Our team took over Joomlashack 18 months ago.

Ever since the takeover, people have been asking me questions like these:

  • "Is it worth building a Joomla business?"
  • "Do people still use Joomla?"
  • "Is anyone creating cool things for Joomla users?"

My answers are always an emphatic "Yes".

In this review, I'll explain why we're really confident for Joomla and Joomlashack in 2018.

Let's first see what happened in 2017, and then we'll see the plans for 2018.

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Important: OSDownloads Has New URLs

OSDownloads Upcoming Release

OSDownloads is the easiest way to add downloads to Joomla. It makes it easy for you to collect an email address in exchange for downloads.

Over the last couple of months we've been working really hard on improvements to OSDownloads. These changes bring a lot of changes requested by OSDownloads users.

You'll see these changes in OSDownloads Free 1.8 and OSDownloads Pro 1.11.

In this blog post I'm going to give you an overview of the changes you'll see, including new URLs.

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Introducing Frontend Statistics in OSCampus

Introducing Statistics Frontend Feature in OSCampus Pro 1.1.8

We believe that OSCampus is the best Learning Management System available for Joomla today.

We are happy to announce the release of OSCampus Pro 1.1.8 which adds another great new feature.

This release adds a new statistics layer to OSCampus.

You will now be able to see all kinds of data on Classes, Lessons, Students. All of these statistics are visible from the frontend of your site.

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How to Add Title and Descriptions to Slides in Shack Slides

Intro to Shack Slides Titles and Descriptions for Titles

Shack Slides is the best way to create a slideshow in Joomla.

One of Shack Slides many features is the ability to overlay titles and descriptions onto your slide images.

Shack Slides can pull content from many different sources. In this blog post, I'm going to show you how to overlay titles and descriptions whethere you're using Joomla articles, K2 items, or a custom collection in Shack Slides.

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OSDownloads Pro Now Supports Custom Fields for Downloads

OSDownloads Pro custom fields

We just released OSDownloads Pro version 1.10.0.

This release introduces a new feature: custom file fields.

In this blog post, you will take a look at how custom file fields work.

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New Features in OSDownloads, Including Email Notifications

New Features in OSDownoads

We just released OSDownloads Free 1.7.7 and OSDownloads Pro 1.9.8. Both releases introduce new features. 

In this blog post, you will take a look at the new OSDownloads admin sidebar and email notifications settings.

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Building Joomla Extensions With Component Creator

Building Joomla Extensions With Component Creator

In recent month, we've released classes showing you how to code your own Joomla extensions. These 4 classes covered how to create components, modules, and plugins.

In this week's class, "Building Joomla Extensions With Component Creator", we show you how to use the Component Creator service to speed up your development. This online tool quickly creates the complete, installable framework for your site.

In this class, Cory shows you how to create a com_movies extension with reviews, release dates, actors, genres and much more. All this without writing a line of code!

Join Joomlashack University or the Everything Club to get access to all these development classes.

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What's New in OSCampus Pro 1.1.6

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OSCampus is the best Learning Management system available for Joomla.

We rely on it heavily to power our popular OSTraining.com video library.

Here's what's new in version 1.1.6 of OSCampus:

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What Extensions Should OSMap Support?

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OSMap is the most popular sitemap extension for Joomla.

Currently, OSMap supports 7 extensions, using plugins from Joomlashack. These are Content, Weblinks, K2, Kunena, Mosets Tree, SobiPro, and Virtuemart.

Over 40 more extensions are supported, thanks to other developers.

We'd like to add official OSMap support for more extensions. Do you have any suggestions for extensions that are not yet covered, or that Joomlashack should support?

Ideally we're looking for extensions that meet these criteria:

  • Are used on a large number of Joomla sites
  • Contain a lot of valuable content

Click here to let us know what extensions OSMap should support.

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