Learn Joomla from site-building, to theme and extension development

If you learn Joomla, you'll be able to quickly and successfully build a wide range of websites, and you can do it at a very competitive price. Sign up for Joomla training and you'll start improving your business today!

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The Joomla Beginner class

This class teaches you all of the essential concepts and knowledge you need to get started with Joomla. You don't need to have any experience or know any coding.

How to Develop Joomla Extensions

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

Build a Joomla Restaurant Site

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

The Joomla 3 SEO class

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 every month. 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 every month

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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Access to everything at Joomlashack!

All the tools you need to build a Joomla-based business. Get $1200+ worth of extensions, templates, training and books for one low price.

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18 Powerful Extensions

Joomlashack extensions are simple to install, update, and maintain. Trusted and used on over 100,000 websites, our extensions are the favorite option for thousands of experienced developers.

20 Beautiful 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.

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!

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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Complete site management

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

  • Backups? We do those for you.
  • Major and minor updates? We've got that covered!
  • Expert support? Our entire team is here for you.

You take care of your business. Let us take care of your Joomla site.

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Never worry about your Joomla site again

With Joomlashack Site Care, you don't have to stress about anything. We constantly monitor your site for security problems. We secure, update and backup your site regularly. If anything happens to your site, Joomlashack has your back.

Web Development Services

Our expert team will work with you to make changes and improvements to your site. We can add the features you've always wanted. Our Premium and Enterprise Plans include developer-hours to help accomplish this. Additional hours can be added as needed.

World-class Joomla  Support

We will help you manage your site's content. The Joomlashack team has been using and teaching Joomla for over 12 years. We literally wrote the book on Joomla. You and your site will be in expert hands. 

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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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The best deal in Joomla!

Get everything at Joomlashack
Regular price: $249
Special offer: only $99 per year!

Since 2005, Joomlashack has been building extensions
that are simple to install, update, and maintain.

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

OSMap Joomla sitemap extension

OSMap

The most popular Joomla sitemap. Get found by Google!

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JCal Pro Joomla events and registrations component

JCal Pro

Easily manage events and registrations in Joomla

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Embed anything from videos to social media with just a URL

OSEmbed

Embed anything from videos to social media in Joomla

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OSCampus

The best Joomla Learning Management System

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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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Friendly & fast support
Regular updates
Secure payment system

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.

Simon
OSYouTube Pro Customer

What is the Best Joomla Page Builder?

What is the Best Joomla Page Builder?

At a recent Joomla event, a Joomlashack member asked me a really interesting question:

Do you recommend using a page builder to use with Joomlashack templates?

By "page builder", we were talking about extensions that allow you to design Joomla pages using a drag-and-drop interface.

I admitted that I hadn't used the page builders enough to give him a good answer. So, over the last couple of weeks, I downloaded and tested several Joomla page builders.

Here's an introduction to some of the most popular page builder options:

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How We're Improving the Admin UI for JCal Pro

Improved Admin UI for JCal Pro

We released today JCal Pro 4.2.5, a new version of the best calendar component for Joomla.

Over the last few releases, we been improving the admin UI, so that JCal Pro looks more like the core Joomla UI.

In general, we think that extensions should look like Joomla, rather than have their own, completely unique design style. This makes it much easier for users, who don't have to learn a new interface.

In this post, we'll give you a quick summary of how the JCal Pro backend evolved during the last updates.

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13 Free Videos on the Wright Framework

The Wright Framework for Joomla Templates

Wright is bootstrapped, responsive and lightweight. It's the best Joomla framework you'll find anywhere. Wright powers all the templates here at Joomlashack.

We've just released a free 13 video class on how to use the Wright Framework.

You'll learn how to use Wright to quickly create your own custom Joomla templates.

Simon Kloostra shows you how to install Wright and use Wright's default styles to quickly set up your template. You'll learn how Wright provides you with many of the Bootstrap's key features and components. You'll also be able to safely customize your template using custom CSS and PHP files that won't be over-ridden during any updates.

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OSDonate and PayPal Users: You Must Get an SSL Certificate

OSDonate and PayPal Users: You Must Get an SSL Certificate

If you're using OSDonate (or any software that integrates with PayPal), your site needs to use a valid SSL certificate starting on Friday, June 30.

PayPal have a post on their developer blog with details on this important change.

Here's the important section of the PayPal post:

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How to Create Template Overrides for Joomla Plugins

How to Create Template Overrides for Joomla Plugins

Despite being tremendously useful, template overrides for plugins are a type of override that is barely known in Joomla community.

There is no way to create this type of override from the Joomla backend. It is a completely manual process. Template overrides for plugins are intended for extensions that output content in frontend. This means just a few plugins are ready for this feature.

In this tutorial, we will show you how to easily create plugin overrides in Joomla.

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How to Create Hidden Menu Items in Joomla

Hide Menu Items on Menu Modules in Joomla

Since the beginning of Joomla, users have created hidden menu links. This is a neccesary workaround because menu links control many of the features on Joomla pages - even pages that don't show in menus.

One very common use case is to create links to special sales pages and landing pages. Sometimes we need a menu link to set up the page, but we don't want that link to be easily visible. 

"Add Menu Title" is a menu option that makes it really easy to hide links. Here's how it works ...

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Improved RTL Support for the Wright Framework

Wright Now Supports Joomla Update System

All our templates are built using the Wright Framework so we are constantly updating it and adding features. We just released version 3.3 of the Wright framework, and in addition to several improvements and bug fixes, it now includes improved RTL support.

If your website has text oriented from right to left (mostly likely you're using a language such as Hebrew and Arabic), then Wright is now better able to follow this approach.

Read more about what makes the Wright Framework unique.

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Using Phing with the Wright Framework to Get a Working Joomla Template

Wright Now Supports Joomla Update System

Wright is the template framework we use at Joomlashack to create our commercial templates. We are always making it a little more awesome.

In this post, we will show you the process we follow to generate a working Joomla template by using Phing in combination with the Wright repository from Github, plus how to add your custom styles.

Read more about what makes the Wright Framework unique.

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The Updated Version of Joomla 3 Explained

The Updated Version of Joomla 3 Explained Book

The Completely Updated Joomla 3 Explained is Here and it is proudly sponsored by us.

Joomla 3 Explained is the best-selling and best-reviewed guide to Joomla 3. This is a completely new version of the book, updated for 2017.

The book covers all the new features in Joomla 3.7, including custom fields.

Using Joomla 3 Explained, you can master Joomla 3 by using step-by-step examples. 

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JandBeyond and the Plans for Joomla 4

JandBeyond and the Plans for Joomla 4

Update: we took our first look at Joomla 4 here.

JandBeyond was last weekend in Poland. This is big annual Joomla conference in Europe. The session videos are now on YouTube.

Almost all the Joomla teams were at the conference, so there was lots of Joomla news from the event.

There is now a plan for the release of Joomla 3.8, which will include a new router and the initial steps towards Joomla 4.

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