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Duplicate Pages in Joomla: Causes, Most Common Errors, Solutions

Duplicate Pages in Joomla: Causes, Most Common Errors, Solutions

Everyone who has a Joomla website sooner or later faces the problem of duplicate pages. So let’s have a look at this problem from inside, we’ll sort out what duplicate pages are, how search engines react to them, and how to get rid of these evil twins.

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How to Create a High Converting Landing Page

How to Create a High Converting Landing Page

There's a good chance that if you're a website owner or marketer you're already working hard to drive traffic to your website, however, this is only one piece of the puzzle. Once on your website, you must convert them on some type of offer. This is usually done on a landing page. In today's Joomla Community magazine whiteboard I'll explain some of the more important steps to creating a highly effective landing page. Enjoy and comment with ideas or questions.

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Website Case Study: Building Multilingual Hotel Websites

Website Case Study: Building Multilingual Hotel Websites

The Portuguese islands of Madeira lie about 550 kilometres to the west of Morocco. We visit the tropical paradise to see why some of the world’s best hotels are attracting their guests with Joomla! websites.

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Training Your Clients with Video - Part 4

Training Your Clients with Video - Part 4

This is the fourth article in a four part series designed to help you create great video training and tutorials for your clients. In part one, I talked about five reasons for training clients with video. In part two, I discussed the tools you'll need, and the preparation you should make to create video tutorials for your clients as part of your site-building workflow. In part three, we talked about the actual "nuts and bolts" of creating these videos. In this article we're going to cover hosting, some thoughts on workflow and a few ways to make your videos stand out.

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Tips to Find a Joomla Developer

Tips to Find a Joomla Developer

How does one go about finding a Joomla Developer around the globe? This article gives you some tips...

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Training Your Clients with Video - Part 3

Training Your Clients with Video - Part 3

This is the third article in a four part series designed to help you create great video training and tutorials for your clients. In part one, I talked about five reasons for training clients with video. In part two, I discussed the tools you'll need, and the preparation you should make to create video tutorials for your clients as part of your site-building workflow. 

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Standing Out in the Stream - Adding Interactive Posts to your Content

Standing Out in the Stream - Adding Interactive Posts to your Content

We've all seen the social sharing icons which appear at the bottom of many websites encouraging people to like and share your content, but what if you could have the message that your visitors are pushing out to their social streams become more interactive? Google+ has just introduced 'interactive Posts' which help your shared posts stand out from the crowd - this could be a real game changer for many websites and an interesting way to develop social interaction with your visitors' networks.

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Adding Access Control through Overrides

Adding Access Control through Overrides

What if the component you want to use does not implement the ACL features you need to have? One approach is to add access control through Joomla's output overrides.

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Tutorial: Taking Advantage of Alternative Layouts for Articles and Modules

Tutorial: Taking Advantage of Alternative Layouts for Articles and Modules

Template overrides are a great way to customize your Joomla site. But what if you want to use different article or module layouts throughout your site? Joomla's strict MVC architecture makes that a breeze with the "Alternative Layouts" feature.

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Training Your Clients with Video - Part 2

Training Your Clients with Video - Part 2

This is the second article in a four-part series, based in my presentation at the 2012 Joomla! World Conference in San Jose.

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