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Extend your Zoo's functionality using some awesome applications!

Extend your Zoo's functionality using some awesome applications!
Joomla - CMSAS we already know Joomla is one of the most widely used content management system. We can easily manage the content of the site using Joomla's Article manager, ACL etc features.Content management extensionsThird party extensions makes Joomla even more powerful. There are many widely used extensions like K2, Zoo, etc. These makes the co...
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Joomla Extension Devs ! Not using Joomla Update can cost you and your users !

Joomla Extension Devs ! Not using Joomla Update can cost you and your users !
 Not using the native Joomla Update mechanism could be a Major security issue as newer Joomla users are seen to be relying more and more on the active method to keep track of updates. Not having the latest version of extensions can be a major security issue as users might keep using old insecure versions without knowing that a new update has b...
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Passing filter values via the url to Joomla Admin List Views

Passing filter values via the url to Joomla Admin List Views
We have already seen how you can introduce filters to list views in the Joomla admin & collate them under the Search tools menu previously in our Blog  last year. The Search tools filters are extremely useful to admins especially if your extension manages a lot of data. As a usability feature, Joomla retains the st...
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How to access Joomla menu parameters anywhere inside Joomla code?

How to access Joomla menu parameters anywhere inside Joomla code?
 Screenshot shows menu item parameters for Joomla - Content - Featured Articles Menu Here are two code snippets inside Joomla that lets you access menu parameters anywhere inside Joomla! 1. To access Current Menu parameters$app = JFactory::getApplication();// Get active menu$currentMenuItem = $app->getMenu()->getActive();/...
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JUG Pune August Meetup : They came, they gathered, they talked Joomla !

JUG Pune August Meetup :  They came, they gathered, they talked Joomla !
Joomla as a community has always been a close to me. Was really overwhelmed to attend the JUG (Joomla User Group) Pune meet. We had 30 odd people attending this meetup.Learnt many new things through the presentation given by Parth Lawate and Ashwin Date, exchange of ideas took place with developers across Pune. Thought of sharing this experience wi...
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Exchange of Ideas and their Implementation at JUG Pune November meet at the Techjoomla office !

Exchange of Ideas and their Implementation at JUG Pune November meet at the Techjoomla office !
Hello Pune Joomlers !The JUG Pune gang is back with a bang post the Diwali celebrations.The November Meetup was on DATE and saw 8 enthusiastic Joomlers attend. The announcement of Joomla World Conference 2015 happening in India had got everyone super excited and all the folks wanted to know more.Parth Lawate, the strategic Marketing Manager for Joo...
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How to hide Help Menu in Joomla backend?

How to hide Help Menu in Joomla backend?
While customizing the Admin template, most of us come across a situation where you want to hide the “Help” menu and the first solution which pops up in your mind is to use CSS to hide it. However, there is a very simple way to hide it.How do we do it? You might know the “Admin Menu” module that is present specifically at admin site. ...
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Joomla 3.4 is here !

Joomla 3.4 is here !
Its been a long wait since Joomla 3.3 was released but Joomla 3.4 is finally here and it brings with it some great features.3.4 is the first release as per the new release strategy and road map published by the Joomla Production leadership team (PLT) last year. One click updates have got easier for over the years and that's one thing that I ho...
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Make the Joomla Modal Popup Responsive

Make the Joomla Modal Popup Responsive
Today, its critical that your site is mobile friendly. More and more people are accessing the web via their mobile devices. The Joomla native Joomla modal popup is not responsive by default. Here’s how you can make it responsive. The Code to make it happen !1. Import following library at the start of the page. Please make sure you embed this c...
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Adding validation in Joomla for post_max_size and memory_limit

Adding validation in Joomla for post_max_size and memory_limit
Hey Guys,In this blog we will see how to handle validation for ‘post_max_size’ and 'memory_limit' in Joomla for file uploads. Sometimes when dealing with file uploads in Joomla or in any PHP frameworks, form post size can exceed the max allowed ‘post_max_size’ (set in php.ini in your server configuration). If the size of post data exceeds post_max_...
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Our experiments with quality

Our experiments with quality

Last year was quite fruitful for us in terms of setting up several systems and processes to make sure our releases are more sharp and our code is much better. After several great suggestions and some oops! moments, we decided to pull up our socks and kicked off the slow but disciplined process of code review and infusing good quality into our products and projects. These are experiments and we are of course measuring what works best and will continue to tweak our quality process to further strengthen it

We've taken some great steps and implemented several automated checks which will reject bad code. We also thought of sharing them with everyone so everyone can benefit. Here's a list of things that are already implemented or are in the process of being implemented

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Join in the Global Joomla Pizza and Bugs Event here in Pune !

Join in the Global Joomla Pizza and Bugs Event here in Pune !

Techjoomla and Tekdi Technologies is proud to be associated with the global Joomla community and is happy to announce that we are hosting JUG Pune's Joomla Pizza and Bugs event to help local volunteers contribute to Joomla. If you are in Pune and are a Joomla fan or would like to know more about what Joomla is and what it can do, we encourage you to be part of this awesome event. 

Joomla User Group Pune - Pizza Bugs and Fun !

Its that time of the year again when all the Joomla folks in the world get together to squash Joomla Bugs. Its a wild party with bugs getting squashed, patches being tested and docs being written.

And of course there's free Pizza and lots of Joomla Geeks to interact with. Whether you are an old Joomla Pro or a complete fresher, whether you know coding or don't - we will have something for you ! Read on for the full details.. 

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Jomsocial gets DISQUS'ed

Jomsocial gets DISQUS'ed
In a recent project we had to implement a uniform commenting system across the site, Jomsocial included. Now obviously, Jomsocial comes with it’s own commenting system, and to make matters worse, there were already thousands of comments already present that needed to be migrated to the new platform.We suggested the use of Disqus, which is a cloud b...
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Say no to Pirated Joomla Extensions & keep your site secure ! Download extensions only from our official site.

Say no to Pirated Joomla Extensions & keep your site secure ! Download extensions only from our official site.
Recently, it has come to our attention that some non paying users have downloaded non official copies of our extensions from Warez & nulled sites & have ended up getting their sites hacked. This has been reported for SocialAds, Invitex, JBolo & JGive so far. It looks like some backdoor code had been injected in the extension files befor...
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Techjoomla and Bootstrap 3

Techjoomla and Bootstrap 3
The Bootstrap 2.3 vs Bootstrap 3 ProblemAs of now Joomla uses Bootstrap 2.3 as the officially supported library. However template developers have started adopting Bootstrap 3 in their frameworks & templates. Originally it was hoped that Bootstrap would help get a unified user interface for Joomla. Currently Joomla extension developers are ...
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