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Joomlashack Site Care is like having your own Joomla experts on staff.

  • Backups? We do those for you.
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You take care of your business. Let us take care of your Joomla site.

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How does it work?

When you sign up to a Site Care plan, a member of our support team will contact you to learn more about you, your company, and your goals. We want to understand what you expect from us and from your website. 

They will perform a complete evaluation of your site and will make sure you are running the latest versions of all software used. They will check in on your site regularly and make sure your site is always running in optimal condition.

Whenever you need our help to make changes or improvements to the site, you will be able to reach us using our ticketing system.

Site Care includes all our Joomla Extensions

You'll get access and expert configuration of our Joomla extensions - over $1000 in value. Here’s a sample of some of the extensions you’ll have access to:

JCal Pro Joomla events and registrations component

JCal Pro

This best-selling extension allows you to add event and registration management to your site.

Embed anything from videos to social media with just a URL

OSEmbed

This extension enables you to embed anything from videos to social media to your site's content. 

OSMap Joomla sitemap extension

OSMap

Another best-seller. The most popular Joomla sitemap helps your site get found by Google!

OSCampus LMS

OSCampus

This extension enables you to add classes and courses to your site.

OSDownloads Joomla downloads

OSDownloads

Free downloads while capturing emails are a great lead generating device. This extension does just that.

OSMeta Joomla metadata

OSMeta

An essential tool if you are serious about improving your SEO. Add metadata to all your Joomla pages.

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22 Powerful Extensions

The Everything Club includes favorites like OSMap, JCalPro, OSCampus, OSYouTube, Tabs & Sliders, and OSDownloads. It now includes jInbound, as well as Shack Toolbox and Shack Forms. 

20 Beautiful Templates

Do you want beautiful Joomla templates that are simple and fast? Joomlashack templates rely only on Joomla and so are lightweight and easy to customize. We don't use large and complex frameworks.

500+ Joomla training videos

Never get stuck again. With access to over 500 Joomla training videos, you’ll be able to quickly and successfully build a wide range of websites. Since 2009, Joomlashack University has trained more than 100,000 web developers.

2 Best-Selling Joomla Books

The #1 best selling Joomla books on Amazon, OSTraining books help you learn by following enjoyable, step-by-step instructions. Our books are written in plain English, and are supported by plenty of online tutorials and videos.

 

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Since 2009, Joomlashack University has trained over 50k web developers

With our great videos you'll learn Joomla and be able to quickly and successfully build a wide range of websites.

This might be the best investment you make in your web design carrer or hobby!

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The Joomla Beginner class

No experience is necessary.

This class makes learning Joomla fun and easy. It will teach you all of the essential concepts and knowledge you need to get started with Joomla. 

How to Develop Joomla Extensions

This class is one of many intermediate and advanced classes.

It will help you to become a Joomla developer. Watch these videos, and you'll build complete Joomla modules, plugins and components.

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Build a Joomla Restaurant Site

In this class, one of many like it, we demonstrate how to build a restaurant website with Joomla, in just 10 easy steps.

The Joomla 3 SEO class

Get your site found. Increase traffic!

In this class, you get an overview of SEO in Joomla, covering topics such as Joomla! URLs, aliases, metadata and Google Analytics.

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Learn the latest Joomla skills

We release great, fresh new Joomla content regularly. The classes are always pushing the boundaries of what Joomla can do.

Backup and secure your site

You'll learn to use the tricks and tools the Pros use to keep their sites running safely.

Master the world's best extensions

Our courses will teach how to make the most of the world's best and most used Joomla extensions.

Update and improve your sites

You'll be able to smoothly run your sites on the latest, most powerful version of Joomla.

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What do you get at Joomlashack University?

Awesome training from a trusted source 

With a client list that's a who's who of American government agencies, universities, and Fortune 500 companies, our team is the most successful and respected open source CMS trainer in the world.

A trusted member of the Joomla community, we regularly teach at Joomla Days and Joomla conferences. We have been teaching Joomla since 2008 and wrote the best-selling books on Joomla: "Joomla Explained" and "Joomla 3 Explained".

New content added regularly

Our professional team is always busy releasing new and exciting content. You'll learn the latest in Joomla extension development, template building, site-building, SEO marketing and much more.

Thank you! Money well spent. Spent months going through Joomlashack's videos and I'm truly happy. What a Great job. Please keep up the high standards.

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Trusted and used on over 100,000 websites, our extensions are the favorite option for thousands of experienced developers.

Shack Forms the Joomla forms extension

Shack Forms

The best forms extension for your Joomla site.

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Shack Toolboxt

Shack Toolbox

Integrate Joomla with 19 media and marketing sources.

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JCal Pro Joomla events and registrations component

JCal Pro

Easily manage events and registrations in Joomla

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Marketing automation for Joomla without the high monthly costs

jInbound

Powerful and affordable Joomla marketing automation

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OSMap Joomla sitemap extension

OSMap

The most popular Joomla sitemap. Get found by Google!

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OSCampus the Joomla LMS

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The Joomla Learning Management System

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Downloads extension for Joomla

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The easiest way to add downloads to your Joomla site

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Joomla metadata extension

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Add metadata to your Joomla pages. Improve your SEO!

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Joomla Templates

Do you want beautiful Joomla templates that are simple and fast? Joomlashack templates rely on the Joomla core and are lightweight and easy to customize. We don't use large and complex frameworks.

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500+ Training Videos

With access to over 500 Joomla training videos, you’ll be able to quickly and successfully build a wide range of websites. Start improving your business today with the Everything Club!

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3 Best-Selling Joomla Books

Joomlashack books help you learn by following enjoyable, step-by-step instructions. Our books are written in plain English, and are supported by plenty of online documentation and videos.

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I just love this extension. Even though I know how to generate the HTML myself, this extension just makes life so easy. With the Pro version that I'm using, customization is also dead-easy and my video's look great.

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Alasse - Our new Versatile Corporate Template

Alasse - A Versatile Corporate Template

Easy does it... Alasse's clean and open design makes it ideal for a HUGE variety of uses. Less is more in good web design and Alasse gives you just what you need - - no more, no less. Open wide spaces for images, clean blogs, and USP's will enable you to build a modern corporate site quickly and easily.

9 Color Options & 16 module positions

Alasse comes with 9 color themes in calid and vivid tones. The versatility Alasse will give to any web developer will let them choose between 16 different module positions that easy lets your website with a trendy new look.

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Easy Setup: a Quicklauncher with ALL the Demo Content

With Joomlashack's Quicklauncher, you can download and install Alasse as a Joomla installation with the template and content pre-configured as it looks and works on our demo*.

* Note: The quicklauncher was not designed to aid with updating existing sites. It is only suitable for new installations. 

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Web-Design Social Media Update

Social media is a pervasive part of today’s culture, whether you’re looking at it from a user standpoint or a marketing standpoint. The social web has the largest amount of traffic, endless user engagement and is the place to be to maintain any sort of web presence. Sharing buttons and integrated features are a commonly touted tool for Joomla templates, but with new social medias popping up practically every day, it’s important to figure out a good sharing balance, where to position your sharing buttons, and how many buttons are too many.

Which Sites to Share?

The first order of business is figuring out which social media sites are most appropriate for your website. You want to go with the high-traffic social media sites to start, such as Facebook, Google+, Reddit and Pinterest. Expanding further depends on your audience and your niche. Niche social media sites give you targeted traffic of those who are more likely to be interested in the topics you’re talking about, at the expense of having lower traffic volume. Take a look at where your target demographic likes to spend their time before deciding on other social media sites.

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How to choose the best Joomla Template for your project

Invest your time better when desiging a site

You already know that Joomla is a versatile platform with a theming system that provides great features and flexibility. As a Web developer working on your own projects or a client site, you also already know that it’s a great idea and the best use of your time to invest in purchasing a professional template to build upon. When you do this, you don’t have to focus on laying out the groundwork for your web-design project, because the template will take care of that. Instead, you can spend your time on the small details, the customization, the incorporated features, and the site design.

The Joomla theme market is huge, so it’s important to go into the process with a list of features, requirements, and theme characteristics that will work best for your needs, skill level, and the particular project.

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Easy Social Icons with a fresh new look!

Updated and Optimized for Joomla 2.5.22 & 3.3.1

The team has been busy giving Easy Social Icons a great new update. It now works seamlessly with the latest versions of Joomla, 2.5.22 & 3.3.1. Use it with all Joomla Templates to add cool and easy icon sets.

New Features and Social Icon Sets

A great value: Easy Social Icons contains 6 different icon sets that have now been updated and revised. These icon sets will give your site a classy look and a social capability. Our graphical design team worked hard to give the icons a fresh new look. They now include new Social Networks like Dribbble & Vine.

Easy Social Icons: Easily add icons for all of your social networks!

The Easy Social Icons Joomla module by Joomlashack is very easy to use:

  • Go to the configuration menu.
  • Add a link to your network(s).
  • Select the icon style, direction and order that best matches the look of your site.
  • Publish the module.

Do you know an easier way to add social networks to a site?

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6 Web-Entrepreneurship Books you Must Read

The path to becoming a successful web entrepreneur and freelancer takes a great deal of time and effort. Your friends and colleagues are good sources of advice, but you also want to hit the books during the course of your research. From marketing to work-life balance, there's plenty of resources out there for web entrepreneurs and freelancers who want to get the most out of their unconventional careers. 

1. The 4-Hour Workweek

Keystone reading for any web entrepreneur or freelancer, and for good reason. When you start your own business, you put in a lot of time to get everything just right. The problem with this is that over time, you may find yourself unable to actually scale back the amount of hours you're working. "The 4-Hour Workweek" by Timothy Ferriss lets you figure out out how to work smarter instead of harder, so you can enjoy your success and have a good work/life balance.
I have never been able to work just 4 hours a week, however, this book helped break many paradigms about what I need to be doing vs what I want to be doing. I learned how to delegate tasks I was not skilled at in order to make more time for the areas of my business I excelled at.
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5 Blog Ideas for Joomla Marketers When There's Nothing to Write About

The thought of blogging can sometimes just make us cringe. What do I write about? Where do I begin? Why do I have to do this again? Why can't my brain focus today? Is it time to eat my lunch yet?

You may even end up wasting time just staring at the blank document wondering, how does everyone else do this all the time? How are they always coming up with fresh ideas to blog about?

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On the Grid: Tips for Grid Layouts

Grid Layouts Rock!

Nothing trumps a reliable, easy-to-use UI. No amount of killer graphics, clever landing pages, or HTML5 showboating can equal a site that displays information clearly and concisely. Grid-based layouts are a perfect tool to do that. They can present a huge amount of content at a glance, and are easy to update. But, keeping them interesting can be a challenge. Here are some tips to bring the "wow" factor.

Keep it cohesive

One of the dangers of this layout is that it can feel cluttered. You have to give it a seamless look. Grid layouts can't feel arbitrary. Your readers' attention gets scattered if the layout looks like it's thrown together. If you are using a lot of images (and it's not a news-based site), pick ones that are similar in color scheme or composition, like Canvas Magazine does with its neutral photos. Viktoria Klein uses images that are linked by color, pattern or content to add variety while still keeping the aesthetic flow.

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5 Tips To Create Engaging Facebook Posts for Joomla Marketers

Contrary to popular belief, us marketers know better than anyone that marketing isn't all glitz and glam. Some days are better than others, some days are easier than others and then you have those days where nothing goes your way.

It's happened to all of us. You think you've created the most amazing piece of content yet and for some reason it just doesn't seem to be resonating with anyone. How can this be? Why don't they like me?

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Techie - A Refined and Trendy Responsive Template

Our new Trendy & Responsive Joomla Template

Using the top trends for this summer 2014 for inspiration, Techie has a simplistic and minimalist view without loosing the full complexity your site may need. Its the template you have been waiting your next app, component, software or any other technology. It makes for a great event and corporate site too.

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Hook 'Em and Sink 'Em: Examples of Effective Landing Pages (And Why They Work)

There is no shortage of landing pages on the web. From eCommerce to news to lifestyle sites, there remain very few name brand sites that haven't caught on to the idea of directing action with strategic landing pages. 

Still, many newbies are unsure what differentiates an OK and a great landing page. While there are countless wonderful articles out there about the guidelines for creating a killer landing page, I always find it best to learn by example.

Thus, here's a look at some effective landing pages, and a quick assessment of what they're doing right:

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