Template styles are a very powerful feature in Joomla.
Template styles allow you to assign different versions of the same template to specific pages.
In this tutorial, I'm going to show you how to assign two template styles. We'll assign one style to the home page and another style to the rest of the site.
Almost every website builder wants to make it easy for visitors to find them on social media. Easy Social Icons lets you easily add all the popular social networks to your site.
If you want a great-looking set of social icons on your site, then try the Easy Social Icons module.lets you easily add all the popular social networks to your site.
Easy Social Icons lets you easily add all the popular social networks to your site from Delicious and Digg to YouTube and Yelp.
All you have to do is add the username of the site you want to add and save. Easy Social Icons will automatically generate nice-looking icons with the correct URL to your profile.
This year's Joomlashack survey consists of a single question: What can Joomlashack do better in 2017?
You might be thinking,
This seems like a very simple thing to answer
Yes, you're right! There's just a single box and you can write whatever you want.
Joomla allows you to customize almost any feature through overrides.
Layout overrides are a type of override that enable you to customize small elements such as the article author or published date.
In this tutorial, I'll show you how to create a layout override for Joomla tags.
Just like search engines, Facebook scrapes metadata information from your Joomla site. This metadata includes the description, title and image, as we explained in a previous post.
You can control the metadata that Facebook scrapes from your page.
In this post, I'm going to show you how to control how your site shares metadata with Facebook. Let's start...
Did you know that the Joomla! project now offers official certification?
People are already becoming Joomla! certified. Exams were recently held at JoomlaDay Italy, JoomlaDay Poland, and the Joomla! World Conference in Vancouver.
We spoke with Luca Marzo from the Joomla! Certification Team and asked him about these questions:
Quality content still remains one of the best ways to engage your online audience, but recently the trend has shifted towards video.
In fact, Cisco predicts that by 2017 nearly 90% of all web traffic will be video. Video marketing offers a few unique advantages over its written counterpart. Try using both forms of content to give your online marketing the one-two punch it needs.
Are you still unsure about video marketing?
Here are five reasons you should consider uploading a video to your site right now to propel your business forward (before everyone else does):
Joomla 3.5.1 introduced a new feature that makes it easy to create hidden menu items in Joomla. You can create menu links that don't have to be displayed inside menu modules
One very common use case is to hide the "Home" menu item. Many sites, including Joomlashack, follow this approach.
We also use this technique to create links to special sales pages and landing pages. We want to use the menu link to set up the page, but we don't want the links to be easily visible. This technique is the perfect solution.
Check out the new version of Novitas, a beautiful Joomla template that's designed for magazines and newspaper sites.
This update brings a major design refresh. If you're building websites focused on content, Novitas can fit that purpose very well.
We've also added support for one of our popular extensions, Shackslides. If you buy Novitas, then you'll also get free access to Shackslides.
In April 2016, the OSTraining team took over Joomlashack. This site was still running, but it needed an injection of fresh energy after 11 years.
So, we planned a 2016 roadmap to bring new life back to Joomlashack.
I'm delighted to say that almost all the items on the 2016 roadmap have now been completed: