Part 1: The making of the design.
It was in the air that something new at Joomlashack was about to happen and finally here we are: a brand new website and identity were unveiled last week. For all the Shack aficionados (or users); this new look is a big move, but for us at Joomlashack it was about time to refresh our identity.
We are delighted to share with you the status of the upcoming Joomla extension "EasySocial" by StackIdeas--a company we trust. Andrew Rogers, the main man in StackIdeas for all customer relationships, partner collaborations, marketing ideas and sales promotions, has shared the following sneak peek:
Did you know that Wright v.3 is all based in Bootstrap? And did you know that Bootstrap is all based in LESS rather than simple CSS? And, are you aware of the benefits of using the Wright Framerwork to create your template?
Writing a great blog post can be challenging if you've never done it before. That doesn't mean you can't though. You just have to put a little effort into it. Here are some guidelines for you to consider.
1. Be Clear About Your Topic
Writing a great post first starts with choosing a great topic. Address a need, fulfill a purpose, know why you are writing and to whom. When you know the why and who, crafting the message becomes easier.
Mondrian is both a Free and Pro Joomla Template
We are delighted to bring you Mondrian, a simple and stunning Joomla template, in its FREE and PRO versions. In Mondrian you have a cutting edge, eye-catching, clean and smooth design that will impress ANY site visitor. Whether you need a full blown website or just a landing page, Mondrian is the perfect template for you.
A great Joomla Template Framework that keeps getting better!
Last August we announced a major update to our Wright Template Framework. Since that time we've continued to do periodic updates to bring more stability and bug fixes, and seen some exciting adoptions of Wright from Joomla community members and companies.
This week I'm excited to announce the upcoming release of Wright v3.1, which includes some great new features, and equally as excited to share an interview with yet another Joomla community member who's adopted Wright for all of his work, Nick Savov.
Problem: Joomla "by default" Frustrations
Have you felt frustrated when you are unable to modify some "by default" positioned elements when creating a Joomla! Powered website? Well, you're not alone -- we all have been halted by elements you cannot "move" but only style. For example, what if you want to place the title at the bottom of each article instead of having it above? Or what if you want to create more divs for higher modifications and styling?
Solution: Joomla Template Overrides, w00t!
Here is the good news: Joomla allows us to create Template Overrides, which are modifications to the Joomla components or modules, that can be done from the template, and avoid hacking the Joomla! files.
If you just launched an amazing new startup company, you're not alone. Brand new companies spring up by the dozen every day. In order to stand out among the masses, you need to make a professional and – quite frankly – an unforgettable online appearance. But how can you do all that with minimal cash flow? We've rounded up the best ways to make a killer online impression to kick-start your company.
Content Marketing Works!
Content marketing is one area where businesses have gradually paid more attention to. According to the 2013 B2B Content Marketing Benchmarks, Budgets and Trends conducted by the Content Marketing Institute and MarketingProfs, content marketers are using more tactics this year (12) compared to last year (8) and used social media more (87% this year compared to 74% in 2012) to distribute their content.
More importantly, 33% of businesses are spending on content marketing; 7% more compared to last year.
In April, Guatemala City was very proud to join the Joomlaverse Joomla! party by hosting the second Joomla! Day Guatemala, after the successful first event in 2012.
Being part of both Joomla! Day Guatemala team and the Joomlashack team (proud Gold Sponsor for the second time), I was very excited about this new event. I enjoyed it thoroughly, from the first day we thought of it and started planning it, until the last international speaker left.