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SocialAds v3.2.3 maintenance release

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The latest version of our popular Joomla advertising solution is here and we request all our customers to immediately upgrade to this version. We have fixed plenty of bugs reported by the Joomla team in SocialAds v3.2.3.

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Building an association website with Joomla

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Associations are engulfed with many challenges. Some of the typical challenges faced by associations are as follows.A typical association website involves the following aspects.Why use Joomla?Joomla is a powerful CMS that powers more than 8% of the websites on the internet. Joomla is SEO friendly, secure, and is supported by an ever-growing Joomla ...
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Joomla for News Portals

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News Portals require a unique combination of features. If you are thinking about creating your own news portal, several requirements will come to the fore.

In this blog, we will touch upon various features needed for news portals & how Joomla can help you create your own news portal. 

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

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

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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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Digistore24 integration with Shika in Digistore Connect

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

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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

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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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Some of Our Favorite Joomla Community Projects

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With 109+ million downloads, 1500+ volunteers and powering 2+ million websites Joomla is a compelling platform to build websites and applications alike. While most of the contributors are working on making Joomla better, there are people who are working on some exciting side projects which would make their way into Joomla at some point.  

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Joomla Powering a Cloud-based Interview Management System

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As technology advances at lightning-fast speed, the recruitment industry is under immense pressure to attract (and retain) the best talent – quickly and cost-effectively. HR departments are always on the lookout to streamline their interview process.

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Using Cookies and CSRF tokens effectively

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What is CSRF?

CSRF (Cross-Site Request Forgery) is a type of attack which tricks the victim to do a task on the victim authenticated web-application on behalf of the interests of the attacker. An application vulnerable to CSRF enables attackers to perform any actions on the victim’s behalf without his/her knowledge.  

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Joomla Development with Eclipse: Tips, Tricks, and Best Practices

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Every developer uses a set of tools that simplifies their life and without which their development life feels crippled! Over the years, I have developed my own set of tools which I have described in this blog.

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DevOps friendly Joomla Extensions

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Undoubtedly, Joomla! is one of the most popular and flexible CMS for building websites and online applications of all types and sizes. The large number of extensions help give a headstart to any project.

Like other software frameworks and platforms, a lot of Joomla projects have adopted DevOps processes to streamline their deployments. This also helps scaling of Joomla sites to run on multiple servers. At Techjoomla we have been using Jenkins, Ansible and GIT to deploy Joomla sites for several years. Recently we have also started exploring Docker for containerized deployment and easy scaling.

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Joomla Powering an Agricultural Warehouse Management System - Bringing Profits for Indian Farmers

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For the Indian economy, agriculture has always been one of the most important sectors driving growth for the country. 

In 2018 alone, the Gross Value Added by the agriculture, forestry, and fishing sectors was a whopping  $271 billion. Today, agriculture is the primary source of livelihood for 58% of the population.

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Joomla! Development - Common Mistakes To Avoid

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In this series of blogs, we will talk about common mistakes to avoid while building extensions for Joomla!.

In this particular blog, we will talk about these four common mistakes:

  • Not using language constants and instead of hard coding language strings
  • Not using JInput and instead directly accessing $_POST or $_GET
  • Not using the Joomla Database layer and writing plain database queries instead
  • Wrong usage of loadObjectList / loadAssocList() (Using loadObjectList() when just 1 row is needed)
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