How to Reorder Menu Items in Joomla

reorder menu items

One of the cool features in Joomla 3 is drag and drop to reorder articles, menus, categories and more.

I'm going to show you how to use drag-and-drop to re-order Joomla menus.

When reordering menu items, I personally recommend to do it by filtering up to the maximum menu level, as explained in this post.

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How to Test Beta Versions of Joomla

How to Test Beta Versions of Joomla

Before the release of any Joomla version, everyone has the chance to test the beta and pre-release versions.

If you use Joomla and want to contribute, or if you just want to test your site and extensions, it is absolutely worth testing. You may find some bugs that need fixing before the final release.

I'm going to show you how to test Joomla beta versions.

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How to Embed Vine Videos in Joomla

How to Embed Vine Videos in Joomla

If you use Joomla, then you've had problems with embeds.

Before the launch of the OSEmbed extension, it was difficult to reliably embed any outside sources into your Joomla articles.

In this tutorial, I'm going to show you how to embed Vine videos into Joomla.

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Fix Duplicate Content in Joomla with Canonical URLs

Remove Duplicated URLs in Joomla with Canonical SEO Support

If you use a CMS such as Joomla, it's possible for some content to appear on multiple pages. This can confuse search engines who may be unsure which URL is the "correct" URL to show in their search results.

The solution is to use canonical URLs.

Using the "Styleware Content Canonical Plugin", you can tell search engines to only index one URL and skip the others.

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Extension updates at the end of January 2016

At the end of January, we've published several new extension updates. Here's an overview:

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How to Embed Flickr Photos in Joomla

How to Embed Flickr Photos in Joomla

If you use Joomla, then you've had problems with embeds.

Before the launch of the OSEmbed extension, it was difficult to reliably embed any outside sources into your Joomla articles.

In this tutorial, I'm going to show you how to embed Flickr photos into Joomla.

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Replacements in Joomla with ReReplacer and Regular Expressions

rereplacer regex joomla

ReReplacer by RegularLabs is an extremely popular extension. It helps you easily replace almost any content in Joomla. We have a beginner tutorial on using ReReplacer.

This is a more advanced tutorial. In this tutorial, you will learn how to update elements on your site that are similar, but not exactly the same. You can do that with the ReReplacer component and regular expressions.

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How to Embed Spotify Songs in Joomla

How to Embed Spotify Songs in Joomla

If you use Joomla, then you've had problems with embeds.

Before the launch of the OSEmbed extension, it was difficult to reliably embed any outside sources into your Joomla articles.

In this tutorial, I'm going to show you how to embed Spotify songs into Joomla.

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New Class: Joomla 3 Multilingual Sites

Joomla 3 Multilingual Sites

The week's new class is Joomla 3 Multilingual Sites. This class teaches you how to build Joomla sites where visitors can easily switch back-and-forth between different languages.

Joomla 3 really is a powerful tool for multilingual sites. Once you understand the power of "associations", you can create sites in multiple languages that are still easy to manage.

In this class, we'll show you how to translate the Joomla core, 3rd party extensions with translations and even those without official translations.

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How to Embed SoundCloud Audio Files in Joomla

How to Embed SoundCloud Audio Files in Joomla

If you use Joomla, then you may have encountered problems with embeds.

Before the launch of the OSEmbed extension, it was difficult to reliably embed any outside sources into your Joomla articles.

In this tutorial, I'm going to show you how easy it is to use OSEmbed to include SoundCloud audio files in Joomla content.

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