5 Reasons You Need to Post Video On Your Joomla Site Right Now

5 Reasons You Need to Post Video On Your Joomla Site Right Now

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):

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A New Version of Novitas, a Joomla Template for Beautiful Content

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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.

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The 2017 Joomlashack Roadmap

The 2017 Joomlashack Roadmap

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:

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Say Hello to OSCampus, the New Joomla LMS

OSCampus, the New Joomla LMS

Today we're delighted to officially launch OSCampus.

OSCampus is the best way to build an online training site with Joomla.

OSCampus is incredibly robust and is already used by 1,000's of people every week. OSCampus runs the video training on OSTraining, and its architecture is the basis forJoomlashack University and the official Joomla.org training site!

OSCampus allows you to publish online classes. You can use OSCampus to create classes with multiple lessons and quizzes. The lessons can consist of anything from videos or text, to presentations and PDFs. Your lessons can be YouTube or Vimeo Videos, Slideshare or Google presentations, simple text or complex code.

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We Updated ABC, our Joomla Template for Schools and Education

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Check out the new version of ABC, a colorful Joomla template that's designed for education sites.

This update to ABC features a major design refresh. If you want to create sites for a school or online course, then ABC is an excellent template choice. ABC has excellent support for OSCampus, the new Joomla LMS.

We've also added support for one of our popular commercial extensions included for free: Easy Social Icons. If you buy ABC, then you'll also get access to Easy Social Icons.

Additionally, ABC is now compatible with the very last version of the Wright framework.

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Meet OSDonate Pro, the PayPal Donation Extension for Joomla

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OSDonate is the best PayPal donation extension for Joomla.

Today, we're happy to announce the release of OSDonate Pro!

OSDonate Pro includes extra layout options, and the ability to customize the color of your donation form.

Additionally, we've done a lot of work to improve the admin UI for both the Free and Pro versions of OSDonate.

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Meet OSTimer Pro, the Countdown Extension for Joomla

OSTimer Pro is Here, the Professional Countdown Extension for Joomla

OSTimer is the best countdown extension for Joomla.

Today, we're happy to announce the release of OSTimer Pro!

OSTimer Pro includes extra layout options, and the ability to customize the color of your countdown clock.

Additionally, we've done a lot of work to improve the admin UI for both the Free and Pro versions of OSTimer.

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We Updated Mondrian, our Landing Page and Events Joomla Template

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Check out the new version of Mondrian, a beautiful Joomla template that's designed to showcase events.

This update to Mondrian features a major design refresh. If you're holding an event, then Mondrian will be an exciting and stylish choice.

We've also added support for two of our popular commercial extensions included for free: OSTimer Pro and Shackslides. If you buy Mondrian, then you'll also get access to both extensions.

Additionally, Mondrian is now compatible with the very last version of the Wright framework.

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Learn to Build Joomla Plugins at Joomlashack University

How to Develop Joomla Plugins

Do you want to become a Joomla developer? Joomlashack University has the classes to help you.

Last month, Joomlashack published class called "How to Develop Joomla Modules".

This week we have a new class called, "How to Develop Joomla Plugins".

If you watch the first class you'll learn the basics of Joomla development. In this second class, you'll learn how to build plugins. These powerful extensions act on Joomla's trigger events to perform almost any task that you can imagine.

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Error decoding JSON data: Syntax error

Error decoding JSON data: Syntax error

With the release of Joomla 3.6.3, some sites are getting this error message:

"Error decoding JSON data: Syntax error".

This tutorial will explain the issue and how to resolve it.

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