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Good Resources for Joomla! Beginners

Good Resources for Joomla! Beginners

This article helps you, especially Joomla! beginners, get started with Joomla! CMS systematically by providing you with good sources of Joomla! tutorials. The selected websites have proven their reliability to many Joomla! users, and to me, for a long time. All sources are thoroughly designed with detailed instructions in both text and videos format so that readers have the best understanding of these tutorials.

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Are you getting your fair share of PHP memory?

Are you getting your fair share of PHP memory?

I remember when 4K of RAM was considered alot of memory. Granted, this was quite some time ago and things have certainly progressed since then. Today it seems like every other year adds a Giga-byte or two of RAM to the default configuration of our personal workstation. Well, a similar trend is evident with online memory in shared PHP environments.

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How to add a video library to your site in 6 easy steps

How to add a video library to your site in 6 easy steps

A step-by-step tutorial on how you can easily create a professional-looking video library with the help of Amazon Web Services and HD FLV Player for Joomla! to provide a true YouTube-like experience for your users without impacting server performance and bandwidth use.

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CB YouTube Player Delimiter Magic

CB YouTube Player Delimiter Magic

In continuation of the first “CB Delimiter Field Magic” article, as promised I will be presenting some simple CB Delimiter field logic that will give your users the ability to show/embed their YouTube playlist in their user profile. The example given is based on YouTube, but the logic can be easily adapted to support any embedded content hosted on most providers (Vimeo, Google Video, etc.).

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Customizing Joomla!'s Error Page

Customizing Joomla!'s Error Page

In pursuit of the optimal user experience, I usually want to control each aspect of a view. And as there is much more to a good site than a nice colour palette or a funky header image, my interference with an extension’s existing layout goes beyond the scope of CSS alterations. I like to meddle with my site’s views by customizing any output that is generated and that includes Joomla!’s error page.

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CB Delimiter Field Magic

CB Delimiter Field Magic

Community Builder is the most popular extension for Joomla (at the time this article was published). It is filled with features that will help Joomla websites manage online communities. One of the most powerful but perhaps also most overlooked feature is its “delimiter” field. As a member of the CB Team I have used the delimiter field concept on many occasions to address various use cases.

This is the first of a series (2 or more depending on interest expressed) article that will give small use case examples regarding potential use of this powerful feature that will hopefully inspire readers to further investigate.

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Did you know... that you can integrate Magento into your Joomla! site?

Did you know... that you can integrate Magento into your Joomla! site?

If you don’t know Magento™ you’ll probably be shrugging your shoulders by now. If you do, you will know that Magento is a feature-rich, professional open-source ecommerce platform. It's guaranteed to give you a whole new perspective on ecommerce and it will likely make existing Joomla!™ ecommerce extensions fade straight into the background upon first sight.

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