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Adding Cool Stuff to Search Results through Semantic HTML and other Tweaks

Adding Cool Stuff to Search Results through Semantic HTML and other Tweaks

You may have noticed recently that extra bits of information have started appearing in search results, perhaps photos of the author, reviews of a product, maps showing the location of a store or links which allow you to jump to a certain location within a page. 

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Part 1 - Review 9 Free Web Hosting Services to Make Your Joomla! Site LIVE

Part 1 - Review 9 Free Web Hosting Services to Make Your Joomla! Site LIVE

To build a good website is hard; to find a good website host isn't any easier. Seriously, a large number of web hosting services exist on the market today. Choosing a suitable hosting provider in general and a web hosting provider in particular should depend on what type of Joomla site you want to have: hobby, blog, or e-commerce site.

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Teaching Joomla! to the Masses

Teaching Joomla! to the Masses

A lot of people hear Joomla and say, "What?...what is Joomla?", but when people hear Wordpress they say, "Oh, the blogging software?". It is a common practice to use something like Wordpress when trying to build a website. Why not, there are tons of themes and plugins out there and Joomla seems hard, difficult, and too complex. Yet, when you sit down and actually use Joomla and learn all of its eloquent intricacies, there is no turning back.

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A Case for Role-Based ACL

A Case for Role-Based ACL

If your client has more than one person maintaining the site, you should consider providing role-based ACL. What is "role-based" ACL and why should you use it instead of the 1.5 approach of ACL?

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JSN PowerAdmin - Making Joomla easy and fun to use

Joomla is powerful, but is it easy to use? Some people agree with that, but some people don't since they find it hard to start using Joomla. You know, it is not easy for a newbie to define front-end items in the back-end, change module positions, etc. Read on to find out how you can solve these problems...

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10 Most Popular Websites Using Joomla!

Since March 2007, over 30 million copies of the Joomla software have been downloaded according to Joomla.org. Joomla is the world's most popular full-featured Content Management System (CMS) and powers approximately 2.7% of the 1,000,000 largest websites in the world. These websites are in a variety of fields, such as education, arts, media, sports, business, science, technology, health, etc.

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Use Firebug to tweak template CSS

One of the most common support questions we receive is “How do I tweak the……” or “How do I change the color of.....” You can fill in the blanks. I believe this is such a common question because many users are unaware of the powerful tools available to them for free that can make this task a breeze.

 

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.htaccess File That FREAKIN Works!

Did you know you can dramatically decrease the size and increase the speed of your website using only .htaccess? Automatic compression of resources, ETags and Expires Headers are frequently overlooked items that can greatly improve your website's performance. This article will attempt to explain in non-geek speak what they are, what they do and how to employ them on your own sites.

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Drupal to Joomla! Migration - Truthout.org

Drupal to Joomla! Migration - Truthout.org

With an old, out-of-date Drupal site getting maliciously and successfully hacked every week, Truthout was looking for answers. A few months later, with a complicated Drupal to Joomla! migration behind us, Truthout transitioned to a new, stable, and flexible Joomla! Platform with room to grow.

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Best Ukrainian sites made ​​on Joomla CMS. Part 3

Best Ukrainian sites made ​​on Joomla CMS. Part 3

Joomla Ukrainian community continues to acquaint you with Ukraine. This is part three of our project "Joomla! in Ukraine". In this review, you can meet with government agencies, nonprofit organizations, learn about the festival and musical tastes, plunge into the media space and learn about education in Ukraine. We continue our journey through the famous Ukrainian sites created on the Joomla CMS.

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