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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.

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Joomla World Conference 2017 is coming to the eternal city of Rome, are you coming?

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Joomla World Conference(JWC), the mecca for Joomla users worldwide is going to be held for the very first time in Europe in the eternal city of Rome. This year’s theme for JWC is “Il ponte Italiano” a.k.a The Italian Bridge. Joomla World Conference, 2017 is going to be held from 17th November, 2017 to 19th November, 2017.The 3 themed days for the e...
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Add automatic updates to your extensions with Akeeba Release System (ARS) & Native Joomla updates

Add automatic updates to your extensions with Akeeba Release System (ARS) & Native Joomla updates
Joomla has introduced an awesome update mechanism since Joomla 2.5 and with Joomla 3.0 it has become extremely stable & easy to use. This not only lets you update your Joomla installation with one click, but also makes a method available for extension developers to let you update extensions easily. If you are a Joomla extension developer & ...
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TJ Vendor - The infrastructure extension for unified vendor management & payouts

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You might have wondered at our blogs being a little silent. Well a lot has been happening behind the scenes. In the past several months our teams have been working on a host of ‘Infrastructure’ extensions that will add immense value and decrease development time for our extensions as well as custom projects.  

Infrastructure extensions are like Joomla’s core com_categories. Other extensions can use it without having to recreate the wheel. The below diagram should give you just a little bit of an idea as to what all is coming !

 

In this blog we shall be talking about one such extension - TJ Vendor. Techjoomla today already has several extensions like Quick2Cart, JGive, JTicketing that support a multi vendor mode. Soon Shika will have the same functionality. The core of the multi vendor system that supports Vendor Management, Fees management, Payouts to name a few have been abstracted into a reusable extension.

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Joomla The CMS, The Framework & the License - Thoughts & Questions

If you are active on twitter, Facebook & follow Joomla related discussions there or on the Forums, you might have heard of a major discussion on in the community currently. That of the decision of considering a license change for the 'Joomla Framework' to LGPL (From GPL) . Note that this proposed change is for the Joomla Framework, current...
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Drag & Drop Ordering in Joomla 3.0 - Discovering Joomla 3.0 Series

Continuing with our Joomla 3.0 Discovery series, this blog is targeted at End users. Joomla 3.0 has brought some awesome improvements in usability & you are sure to discover something new every time you open up the Admin panel.While working on the Joomla Day India site today, i had one such moment & thought i'd quickly share it :)...
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Adding a parameter to Joomla component's menu item is as easy as pie!

Adding a parameter to Joomla component's menu item is as easy as pie!
Hey Guys, In this blog we are going to see how to add a parameter to a Joomla component's menu item. This parameter can be used while referring view level in Joomla 2.5.x or 3.x.Following are the steps to achieve this.Step 1:You have to specify parameter / option in your_layout.xml file in your component.Lets say, you have to add “pageLimit” parame...
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Joomla 3.5 gets the 'Speed Force' with PHP 7 Support !

Joomla 3.5 gets the 'Speed Force' with PHP 7 Support !
Earlier today Joomla 3.5 stable was released by the Joomla Production leadership team. This marks a major milestone in the Joomla 3X series. This release adds quite a few new features and solves a significant number of bugs. PHP 7 Support, Update Notifications via Email, System Information Export, Drag & Drop Images are just some of the co...
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Joomla World Conference is going to Vancouver! Are you ?

Joomla World Conference is going to Vancouver! Are you ?
Over the years, 2 conferences have become the mecca for Joomla users worldwide. The J&Beyond Conference that happens around the middle of the year in Europe and the Joomla World conference which happens in November and since the last 2 years has been travelling the world with the latest editions being held in India last year.This year the World...
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Joomla Day Bangalore 2016 a smashing success !

Joomla Day Bangalore 2016 a smashing success !
It gives us immense pleasure to report that Joomla Day Bangalore has been received really well by the community there. Techjoomla was a sponsor at the Event and Parth Lawate our CEO presented the opening Keynote on ‘The Spirit of Open Source’. Here is a blog from him with updates from the Event. JUG Bangalore was one of the Joomla user groups ...
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How to make a URL SEF when triggered from Joomla backend?

How to make a URL SEF when triggered from Joomla backend?
Any Joomla developer worth his salt knows to use JRoute::_() to ensure he produces SEF URLs. This is an important SEO thing! However, if you’re writing code that does things from the Joomla Admin, the URLs turn out to be non-SEF. No I’m not talking about the URLs of the Joomla Admin itself.For Instance,Shika sends a notification email with a link t...
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Supporting custom module positions in your Joomla extension

Supporting custom module positions in your Joomla extension
Note: This Blog is targeted to developers!Sometimes the module positions that come with your template are just not enough, or if you’re a developer you might want to allow your users to load modules inside various parts of your component.A good example is if you want to publish Ads coming from SocialAds on your EasySocial stream without changing an...
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The Joomla Speak! In Conversation with Peter Bui

The Joomla Speak! In Conversation with Peter Bui
We are going to talk to Peter Bui, Managing Director of PB Web Development in this The Joomla Speak interview. I met him at the Joomla World Conference 2015, Bangalore, India. A fun loving person who is also a Joomla Enthusiast and Contributor. Let’s get to know his thoughts on Joomla!What's your Joomla story? How did you get introduced?I...
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A developer's guide to Use Dates in the right way in Joomla!

A developer's guide to Use Dates in the right way in Joomla!
When you are handling date and time, its likely that a developer might get confused on what is the right way to handle multiple timezones.Let’s make this Crystal Clear!As you can see in the Image below, the date selected is 2015-08-26 05:30:00, This is the user’s timezone date and time.If we save the same date in our database it would mismatch for ...
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The Joomla Speak! In Conversation with Sander Potjer

The Joomla Speak! In Conversation with Sander Potjer
With another interview in The Joomla Speak! series, we will be talking to Sander Potjer. I met him at the Joomla World conference 2015 in Bangalore. He is very easy to talk to and is keen to know about different cultures. we had a great chat about Open Source in general and the Community part of Joomla.Let’s see what he has to say about Joomla!What...
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Searching zoo items with field values

Searching zoo items with field values
Note: This Blog is targeted to developers!As Joomla developers, you might have come across an issue wherein you need zoo items which have specific value under specific field?Let's say you have a site where there are some discount offers on some books under different categories. For such books to show up under offers module, you need to have one zoo...
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