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Stay updated with all the latest happenings at Techjoomla. From news about the developments in your favourite extensions to Tips & Tricks about the Joomla CMS, Framework & Development.

Web Development Trends to Look Forward to in 2020 and tips for Joomla web designers

The Internet for businesses has evolved more than we could have imagined a decade ago. Every business, however big or small, today has a website. Add to it the number of sites that are owned and run by individuals, and you have a considerable number. 

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Adding Business Intelligence (BI) & Analytical reporting to your reports with the Google data studio integration for TJ Reports

Data Studio is a powerful product from Google for power users that allows you to easily create great looking, interactive reports & dashboards that use data from various sources. With TJ Reports we have a powerful reporting system that lets you build reports with features like CSV exports and reports available via API. With this integration you get the ability to add powerful visualisations & do insightful reporting for Business Intelligence. 

With this release, all reports from TJ Reports are available in a Google Data Studio connecter. You can use this to build your own visualisations in Google Data Studio. You should be able to use this any extension using Google Data Studio. 

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Shika 1.3.31 is here with Google Data Studio integration for TJ Reports

We are happy to announce the release of Shika 1.3.31 which brings a lot of new features for you. The Google Data Studio integration for TJ Reports enables the site administrator to create great looking, interactive reports. Besides this, the site administrator can add plan names for subscription plans for paid courses. We have also introduced auto-enrolment for free courses to improve the usability of the course launching experience

Make sure you read the release notes before you upgrade. 

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Joomla Security Best Practices – 15 Tips to Keep your Joomla Site Secure

In the day and age of highly sophisticated technology, many organizations are under the impression that because they’ve implemented all the latest innovations, their Joomla site is resilient to any kind of cyber attack. But the question is: are the measures good enough? Is modern technology implementation enough to protect the privacy and confidentiality of data? 

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Simple Tools and Tips To Protect Your Website From SPAM

The disruptive and intrusive nature of technology makes it a two-edged sword. On the one hand, it has brought revolutionary change that enhances life and makes it convenient. However, on the other hand, the intrusive nature of technology is posing more challenges than before. SPAM just happens to be a product of invasive technology, and its menace has only been growing ever since it started to invade.

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Packaging system for Joomla extensions

Joomla extension package is a combination of core, sub-extension, libraries, layouts, core folder, etc.

Many of Techjoomla’s extensions are shipped with other Techjoomla extensions and infrastructure extensions. For eg:-JTicketing is shipped with JLike along with TJ Vendor, TJ Notifications and TJ Reports. Let's assume that each extension code is maintained in separate GitHub repositories.

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Using a content delivery network (CDN) for the application programming interface (API)

In the era of 5G, patience is no longer a virtue. We have everything at our fingertips and everyone wants to use their time as efficiently as possible. Just a delay of a couple of seconds and it affects your page views count and obviously it will impact your business that the web page represents.

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JoomlaDay Austria is going to take place from 20 March 2020 to 21 March 2020 in Salzburg

JoomlaDay Austria is going to take place from 20 March 2020 to 21 March 2020 in Salzburg at JUFA Hotel Salzburg City. This will be the 4th JoomlaDay Austria and the first JoomlaDay Austria event in Salzburg. The event addresses participants from Germany, Switzerland, South Tyrol, and other neighbouring countries.

Update. The event has been called off on account of the Coronavirus disease (COVID-19).

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Digistore24 integration with Shika in Digistore Connect

We are happy to announce a brand new integration between the German Payment and affiliate provider Digistore24 with Shika, our Joomla learning management system(LMS). In the past week, the Joomla! Developer Roland Meier from Medialekt added this feature into the Digistore Connect extension, so purchases via Digistore24 get directly enrolled in Shika.

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JGive 2.4.0 is here with multiple new reports and revamped reports

We are happy to announce the new major release of our crowdfunding extension for Joomla. JGive 2.4.0 is here with multiple new reports along with 2 new revamped reports(Donations, Campaigns). With this release, we have enabled video play without needing JW Player. 

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Shika 1.3.30 is here with new course layouts, new button layouts on course pin view and new course reports

The wait is over! We are super happy to announce the release of Shika 1.3.30 which brings a whole lot of new features for you. Two new course layouts-Compact and Extended, new “Reader View” for “Link as Lesson” lesson type, new button layouts, and course price range on course pin view and two new course reports. 

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Hacking FTP server using Buffer Overflow

In this blog, we will be hacking into an FTP server using a manual Buffer Overflow attack. We will be crafting our own exploit payload as we move forward. Lab setup consists of Windows 7 as host OS and Kali Linux as an attacker machine. The version of FTP we are using is Easy File Sharing Web Server 7.2.

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JGive 2.3.5 introduces Joomla custom fields support for Individual & Organization donors form for the backend

With JGive v2.3.5 we have introduced Joomla custom fields support for Individual & Organization Donors form at the backend. This release also introduces improvements to campaign promoters and donations reports at the backend.

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A dozen (Most Ridiculous) Myths about Joomla

Joomla is the second most popular CMS (Content Management System). 

This open-source software offers several benefits, which makes it popular for building community websites, blogs, business websites, scalable and secure web applications, and a lot more.  

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3 JGive features to keep your donors engaged

Keeping your donors engaged is a great way to ensure they keep coming back and contribute to your other campaigns as well. Let’s take a look at 3 ways in which you can keep existing and potential donors informed about how your campaign is performing.

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