Joomla 3.8 Launched With a Secret Feature

Joomla 3.8 Launched With a Secret Feature

There's an Easter Egg hidden in the new Joomla 3.8.

Earlier this week, we wrote about (almost) all the new features in Joomla 3.8.

Well, it turns out we missed one, and it wasn't mentioned in any of the launch announcements either.

Thanks to this patch, the Articles screen now has much more powerful features.

Go to Content > Articles in your Joomla site, and you'll be able to use multi-select filters to search for articles. This will be very useful for sites with large numbers of articles. This feature supports Categories, Access Levels, Authors, and Tags. 

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What New Features Will You See in Joomla 3.8?

What's New in Joomla 3.8?

Joomla 3.8 has been released and it's time to update your sites.

Much of the energy in the Joomla project is going towards Joomla 4, but there still new features arriving in 3.8.

The headline improvement in 3.8 are new URLs that will make Joomla more search engine-friendly, but there are several interesting new features for developers.

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The New, SEO-Friendly URLs in Joomla 3.8

How to Test the New Friendlier URLs in Joomla

Joomla 3.8 brings major changes to the URL structure of new Joomla sites.

Existing sites won't be impacted, but new sites may want to use these improvements.

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OSYouTube Pro Now Supports Short YouTube URLs in Joomla

Release of OSYouTube Free 3.3.4 and OSYouTube Pro 3.3.5

We are happy to announce new releases for the OSYouTube plugin.

OSYouTube Free 3.3.4 and OSYouTube Pro 3.3.5 are now available.

The new Free version is a maintenance release with bug fixes, but the new Pro release contains an important new feature. OSYouTube Pro allows you to use http://youtu.be URLs.

We've also updated the technical requirements for OSYouTube.

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OSTimer is Now a Powerful Marketing Tool for Joomla Sites

Release of OSTimer Free 2.8.10 and OSTimer Pro 2.9.8

We are pleased to announce a major new release for OSTimer.

OSTimer Pro is no longer just a countdown clock, but it's also a powerful marketing tool.

Let's give you a rundown of all the changes in OSTimer Free 2.8.10 and OSTimer Pro 2.9.8.

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Important: Call for JCal Pro Beta Testers

Call for JCal Pro Beta testers

Are you a JCal Pro user? If so, we'd love your help, please.

We're looking for beta testers to test the upcoming JCal Pro 4.3. This will be a major update that requires some changes to the database to reset the dates of pre-existing events.

Testing these date changes is where we would really appreciate your help.

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5 Joomla Tips for Power Users

5 Joomla Tips for Joomlers

Joomla is a great CMS with so many features that even regular users may not understand all options available to them.

I'm going to share 5 tips that Joomla power users love to take advantage of:

  • Global check-in
  • Display site name in page titles
  • Enable HTTPS in all your pages
  • Duplicate a module
  • Preview module positions
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A First Look at Joomla 4

A First Look at Joomla 4

Here at Joomlashack we've started to get questions about Joomla 4.

We've even had people asking us why we don't have training available for Joomla 4 yet!

So, it's time to give people an overview of the progress being made on Joomla 4. What's the current state of this new version? What features will be included? Will it be easy to update?

Let's dive in and answer those questions.

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The Wright Framework Works with Joomla 4!

Hey, Wright (Almost) Works with Joomla 4!

Here at Joomlashack, we use the Wright Framework to build great Joomla templates.

Wright currently works perfectly with Joomla 3 websites.

However, we had no idea whether it would work on Joomla 4. After all, Joomla 4 isn't even in alpha yet. And future Joomla updates have always been complicated. Surely the move to Joomla 4 would be difficult?

We were wrong. Moving Wright to Joomla 4 was surprisingly easy.

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Our Alasse Template is Back and Available for Free

Our Alasse Template is Now Available for Free

Many of our customers requested this, and we listened to their request. As the result, our Alasse template is back, improved and available for free.

Alasse has a clean and open design, which makes this Joomla template ideal for a huge variety of end uses.

The free version of Alasse has the same design as the Pro version. However, if you buy the Pro version you'll get support and two Pro extensions: Easy Social Icons and Shackslides. If you are interested in getting the full experience with the Alasse template, we recommend you buy a subscription.

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