Making workflows that work for you

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I like the word workflow. It makes me feel more organised just by saying it. When my work flows I’m happy. In Joomla this form of organisation is a hierarchy that enables a means of moderation so that admins or editors can control content, making sure it doesn’t get published without some form of approval.

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Content Templates - the Joomla Page Builder you didn't know you already had

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Why are you using a so-called page builder when Joomla has everything you probably need right in the box? Don't know what I am talking about? Well it's a fairly hidden feature of the TinyMCE editor called Content Templates.

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Guided Tours: Getting Better and Better - Here’s What's New!

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You may have seen them in the backend of your Joomla 4 or 5 website: Guided Tours, the ultimate way to get familiarized with your Joomla website. And while Joomla 5 keeps getting better (thanks to our awesome developers), so does Joomla's Little Helper, aka the Guided Tours!

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How to Customize the Joomla 5 Login Page

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In this beginner tutorial, you'll learn how to customize the login page of your Joomla 5 site. No coding skills required, no useless extension to install, just you and the Joomla's magic :)

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How to add an icon to the article title

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A while ago someone asked in a Mattermost channel how to add an icon to the article titles in a blog layout. My first impulse was “with CSS of course!”. But the requirement was extended with “each article should have an individual icon”. That’s a nice challenge, and one that can be done with an override that makes adding icons easy for content managers.

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Explore the core: multiple pages, tabs and sliders with the Page Break Plugin

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When you want to present your content with tabs, sliders, or multiple pages with navigation, you could head over to the Joomla Extensions Directory… but you don't need to. The functionality is built right into the core, super easy to use!

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Cassiopeia, Joomla’s powerful built-in template: how to use css classes to style images

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In the last article of this series (Cassiopeia, Joomla’s powerful built-in template: how to use css classes for your category blog) we talked about css classes for the category blog. Now we want to explore the possibilities for styling and positioning images inside an article.

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Don’t You Forget About Me - How CRON changed my working week

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As a young IT manager, sometime at the end of the last century, I came across a term that interested me a lot. It was “set it, and forget it”. Sounds a bit haphazard, doesn’t it? Apparently it was less to do with software than rotisserie chicken cooking. You'll find it on Google. Why would I want to forget something important? Well, semantics aside, the principle meant that I could go off and do other things rather than waiting to make sure my backups had run. 

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The Backward Compatibility Plugin and why you should switch it off

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Joomla! 5 is there and it brings a lot of improvements. One of them is the “Behaviour - Backward Compatibility” plugin. It’s not a feature you can see in backend or frontend, so what is the purpose of this plugin? Let’s answer the most important questions!

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Creating a custom Form field type in Joomla 5 using the Modal Select example

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Using the ModalSelect Form field type in Joomla 5 to simplify finding the right product, from thousands, by filtering in a modal window using category, manufacturer and search when developing an extension.

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