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Broadcast 1.5beta is out for Testing

Hey All, We are releasing Broadcast 1.5 Beta for testing it with integration with Easysocial Here is Changelog + Features: #25628: Integration with Easysocial#25629: Joomla 3.2 compatibility + Tasks: #8323: User selection pop up box for queue in admin#25659: Make changes in install file of broadcast as per new structure to install FOF and Techjooml...

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Broadcast 1.2 is here with Cool new Social Marketing Features & 5 new Content Push Plugins !

bcasrBroadcast 1.2 is here with some really awesome features ! To start with, it comes with 5 Brand new content push plugins which allows you to push Content updates to the Broadcast Queue when content is added in any of the following extensions besides JomSocial :

  • Joomla Content
  • K2
  • Flexi Content
  • EasyBlog
  • DocMan

Each of the plugins give you the ability to define a message template for pushing to the Queue. For example {username} added a new blog {title} {link} . This content will be pushed to the Broadcast queue of the author who wrote the content.

In addition you have the facility to also push it to your site Social Accounts by connecting them to one of the site users & configuring it in the Broadcast configuration. This is a poweful feature that will boost the social activity on your site by a big way. You can also set this up so that all your Jomsocial activities can be pushed to your site's Queue !

Broadcast along with all the new plugins is available immediately for users having a subscription. In case you are still now using this cool extension to power your website's Social integration, get it today !

To Read the full changelog, please click on Read More.

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Bug Fix releases for Invitex, SocialAds, Broadcast, J!MailAlerts & Happy Diwali !

Greetings & a Very Happy Diwali to you & your Family !
Diwali, the festival of lights & one of the most important festivals in India is upon us. Please note that our offices shall be closed from 24th to 30th October as our staff leave to celebrate with their families. Support shall also be closed during this period . In order to make it easy for you take care of any issues you might have in this period & cause minimum inconvinience to you if any at all, we have setup some Self Help resources for you.

The use of these has been explained below.

1. Read up on the Documentation
All the Documentation has been updated to the latest versions. So make sure you configure the extensions accordingly.

2. Read the FAQs & How to Debug Documents where available
FAQs contain the most commonly asked questions, most common issues & their resolutions.
The "How to Debug" Documents where applicable detailed instructions on how to find the cause & solution to your problems. In some cases, this content might be part of the normal FAQs only. In case of API plugins for Invitex & Broascast, make sure you read the specific documentation about them if you have issues.

3. Make sure you are using the latest versions !
We have released bug fix versions for SocialAds, Broadcast , Invitex & J!MailAlerts to solve some small bugs that were reported since the last release. Make sure you are using the latest versions.

We shall be back on the 31st of October ! Thank you for Understanding .
DIWALI10 : 10% off on all our extensions this Diwali !

We have bug fix releases for Broadcast, SocialAds,Invitex & J!MailAlerts released.

Broadcast 1.0.2

Features Added & Bugs Fixed

  • Added selection of API in the backend  view.
  • Major fixes
  • Module not seen in Joomla 1.7
  • UTF8 language support
  • Incorrect token feteched when the cron job runs

SocialAds 2.6.1


Features Added & Bugs Fixed

  • User data not fetched  when user logged into the site.
  • JavaScript braks if langauge string contains apostrophe.
  • Charts display distorted in IE 8
  • optgroup issue for Joomla 1.7 fixed
  • And a few minor bug fixes done, check the change log

Invitex 2.2.2


Features Added & Bugs Fixed

  • Front page layout is breking in some cases..
  • Template breaks when contacts are imported using APIs..

J!MailAlerts 2.4.2 Stable version with Alert Types Support


Features Added & Bugs Fixed

  • Alert Types now stable. Know more about Alert types here.
  • Bug #8708 Plugin CSS skipped in some cases
  • Bug #8707 Warning shown after creating a new alert type when no plugins are installed.
  • Bug #8500 J!MailAlerts User - Registration plugin not working in some cases throwing 500 error
  • Bug #8118 Can not edit/change plugin name shown in frontend in joomla 1.7 or greater

Note that all the plugins with version 2.4.1 will work with this version 2.4.2

Please read on for detailed changelogs.

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Broadcast for Joomla & JomSocial is here !

Social Relations

Hey Everyone ! Broadcast for Joomla & JomSocial is finally here ! Its been a really long wait & we have gone through multiple iterations in the development of this extension to get you a stable & extendible Social Integration platform.

Today no one can deny the role of the major Social networks like Facebook, Twitter & LinkedIn as Promotion & interaction media.
If you are running a website, be it a small business website, a news portal or a Social network, you will know how the SlashDot Effect can help catapult your site to fame & fortune.

How Broadcast can help you Piggyback on the Masters.

Its an undeniable fact today, that the maximum time people spend online is on the big 3 Social Networtks. Broadcast will help you integrate your Joomla & JomSocial websites tightly into Facebook, Twitter & LinkedIn.

Read on to know more about Broadcast & how you can get your site Socialized with it

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Broadcast for JomSocial in the Labs

For the past few weeks we have been working on a new Application that will make integrating you JomSocial community with the 3 Big Social networks viz. Facebook, Linked In & twitter much easier. A Big complaint from a lot of our customers is that very few users ever update their JomSocial Status. They prefer to udpate the status over at Twitter...

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