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6 Possible New Features in Joomla 3.7

Joomla developers are working hard on Joomla 3.7, and they are proposing a lot of exciting changes.

In this post, I'm going to give you a preview of 6 new features that may be added to Joomla 3.7.

We're not even at the Alpha phase of development for 3.7 yet, so nothing is set in stone. I'm sure the developers would love more feedback and testing on these great ideas. I've added a Github link next to each proposed improvement, so you know how to get involved.

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New at Joomlashack University: Become a Joomla Developer

Before today, it was really difficult to find Joomla development training. There are few resources available if you want to learn how to build Joomla extensions.

Today, I'm delighted to say that has changed.

At Joomlashack University, we're release the first of several Joomla development classes.

We've worked with Cory Webb, a Joomla developer since 2005, to produce a series of classes on building Joomla extensions.

This first new class is called "How to Use Develop Joomla Modules".

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How to Solve "Alledia framework not found"

How to Solve "Alledia framework not found"

We occasionally get reports of some Joomlashack users experiencing this error:

[OSSystem] Alledia framework not found

This problem is normally caused by not uninstalling a Joomlashack extension correctly. We use the Alledia framework to power many of our extensions.

Here's how to solve this message.

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Introducing OSCampus, the New Joomla LMS

Introducing OSCampus, the New Joomla LMS

We're delighted to introduce OSCampus, the new Learning Management System (LMS) for Joomla.

OSCampus is designed for online courses. 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.

OSCampus is incredibly robust and is already used by 1,000's of people every week. OSCampus runs the video training on OSTraining, here at Joomlashack University and also on the official Joomla.org training site!

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Win a Copy of MySQL Explained. Improve Your Joomla Skills!

mysql explained book

If you use Joomla, then you use MySQL.

MySQL is the world's most popular database program and if you build Joomla sites, you'll benefit from an understanding of MySQL.

Today we're giving away 10 copies of the best-selling book, MySQL Explained. This book was published 6 months ago, and has been sitting on top of Amazon's listings ever since.

MySQL Explained is a clear, step-by-step guide that will enable you to understand how your data is being stored and give you the ability to design your own custom applications!

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How to Use OSCampus, the New Joomla LMS

How to Use OSCampus, the New Joomla LMS

OSCampus is the new Learning Management System (LMS) for Joomla. OSCampus is incredibly robust and is already used by 1,000's of people every week.

In this getting started guide, I'll show you how to add OSCampus to your site.

OSCampus is organized in a very simple way: Classes contain Lessons. Everything is a secondary feature, so we'll focus on setting up those core elements.

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How to Disable a Plugin in Joomla 3

How to Disable a Plugin in Joomla 3

Some of the most common errors we see on Joomla sites involve plugins.

A normal Joomla site will have dozens of plugins, so they are a common source of errors.

In this tutorial, I'm going to show you how to disable a troublesome plugin, using three different techniques.

The first technique is the normal way to disable a plugin. The second and third techniques can be used if the plugin has locked you out of Joomla's administrator area.

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The New Joomlashack is Here

We're Going to Merge Alledia into Joomlashack

We have some very positive news for Joomlashack and Alledia.com users: we have merged Joomlashack and Alledia. 

In addition to templates, Joomlashack now has a new site design, plus some of the most popular extensions in Joomla. These include JCal Pro, OSMap, OSYouTube, Tabs and Sliders and more.

This blog post is an overview of everything you need to know about the merger.

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