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The Joomla Speak! In Conversation with Henry Nguyen

The Joomla Speak! In Conversation with Henry Nguyen

After Sarah Watz’s interview, this week we’re in talks with Henry Nguyen in The Joomla Speak Series, who started as a developer in 2003 and now is the Chief Technical Officer of JoomlaShine.com, one of the most favorite template provider for Joomla! Henry has been working with PHP and open source project since 2004. Joining JoomlaShine team as CTO ...

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How to access Module parameters anywhere inside Joomla code?

How to access Module parameters anywhere inside Joomla code?

In Joomla, Module configurations are stored as Module parameters. Typically you only need to use parameters in the module itself. However, sometimes you might need to access them from other places like your component or a plugin. And this can get especially tricky when you have multiple copies of the module.  A live case example for this is So...

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Sneak Peek at JGive 1.8!

Sneak Peek at JGive 1.8!

It’s been a while since the release of our last major version of JGive (v 1.7) release and we have got some really cool stuff coming in the next version. Here’s what we have planned for JGive 1.8. We’ve always wanted you guys to actively participate in the planning and let us know your views on it. This is what we’ve chalked out! Donor Managem...

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PDF Embed - Content Plugin v2.1.5 Released with New Options

PDF Embed - Content Plugin v2.1.5 Released with New Options

We have released new version 2.1.5 for our most popular extension PDF Embed. This version adds an option for admins to set the default PDF viewer if no viewer is specified in the syntax. This was needed for site admins who were using PDF embed for more than hundreds of  content articles. If you are updating from older version of plugin, this o...

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Techjoomla is going to the Joomla World Conference at Bangalore, India. Meet us there!

Techjoomla is going to the Joomla World Conference at Bangalore, India. Meet us there!

This year is a pretty exciting time for Joomla in India as for the first time ever, the Joomla World conference is happening in India. Bangalore is said to be the silicon valley of India and India is one of th fastest growing markets in the world. The world is flooding to India to explore this huge market and Joomla cant be left behind either! Over...

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JTicketing 1.7 is here with exciting new features!

JTicketing 1.7 is here with exciting new features!

Are you organizing events? Then you need to make sure that you're updated with all the news of one of the most sought after event ticketing system for Joomla. Yes, we're talking about JTicketing! As promised we are getting you a new release and introducing some new features like automated reminders and more, to help you manage your events more effi...

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Canva v1.1 adds support 30+ new design types

Canva v1.1 adds support 30+ new design types

Canva plugin for Joomla gets a new update. This new version introduces two new cool things - support for new design types from canva.com and Joomla Update Notification support. It also includes fixes for some bugs we found. Let’s see which Canva designs this update has got! Social Media Posts Twitter Post, Social Media Graphic, Instagram Post, Tumb...

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The Joomla Speak! In Conversation with Joe Sonne

The Joomla Speak! In Conversation with Joe Sonne

Here is our first Interview in the The Joomla Speak series with Joe Sonne. Let’s get to know him a bit before we start. Joe had a successful career in the graphic arts and multimedia industry before moving into management with a national charitable organization. He got involved with Joomla! in 2005, and in 2009 started his own marketing company. Th...

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Quick2Cart 2.4 with Bootstrap 3 and more!

Quick2Cart 2.4 with Bootstrap 3 and more!

We’re pleased to announce the much awaited Bootstrap 3 support for Quick2Cart with v2.4. This is how some of the views look with Bootstrap 3.     Previous Next   Backwards compatibility for Bootstrap 2.x Quick2Cart will be set to Bootstrap 3 by default after the installation. If you want to use it with conventional Bootstrap 2.x...

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JMailAlerts Plugins Split and v2.5.5 Availability for Paid Plugins!

JMailAlerts Plugins Split and v2.5.5 Availability for Paid Plugins!

On popular demand, we have decided to make JMailAlerts plugins available for individual purchase. Why the Split? For instance if someone is using JomSocial/ EasySocial/ CB he had to purchase all the unnecessary plugins since they were all in the same subscription package. Again same thing while downloading. It was bit harder to find the particular ...

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The Joomla Speak!

The Joomla Speak!

We all are aware that Joomla has turned 10 this year. It has been a long journey full of innovation, rough patches, excitement and progress. Over the years,  Joomla has grown bolder, prettier and smarter; winning hearts and awards. To celebrate this year and make it more exciting we are conducting a series of interviews and will publish them o...

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#hashtags in #Joomla

#hashtags in #Joomla

Like all communities #joomla has its favourite hashtags that you around the twitterverse (Yes thats an actual word !). There are many that keep coming and going but there are some that have become part of the cultural fabric of the community. #joomla I obviously have to start with this hashtag that's used to tweet anything and everything ...

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JTicketing 1.7 Alpha out now!

JTicketing 1.7 Alpha out now!

JTicketing! An event booking system for Joomla is getting a new major release with some exciting features. We are getting a early Alpha out to you guys so that you can provide us a fresh perspective and report bugs if any.  What do we have in here? Email Reminders and SMS reminders to Attendees Email Reminder Also now you have different t...

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Email Beautifier 1.6.3 with add or override template facility and Joomla Live Updates support

Email Beautifier 1.6.3 with add or override template facility and Joomla Live Updates support
We have released Email Beautifier version 1.6.3. In this version we have added Joomla Updates to notify users about new versions and Live Updates support to let users receive and install updates right inside your Joomla.
And most important feature -now, admin can override the existing template or easily add new template.

Talking more about Email Beautifier,  If you are looking for something fresh and new for your Joomla Emails which makes your emails alive! The search ends here, Email Beautifier makes sure that all emails going from your Joomla site are wrapped in an awesome template! Email Beautifier also ensures all emails going out of your Joomla site have an uniform and consistent look and feel. You can read more about it here.

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How to get ‘btn-group’ buttons in plain html?

How to get ‘btn-group’ buttons in plain html?

We all know how to get those nice colored buttons for Radio form field type, its by adding class="btn-group” in the xml argument for that field. There can be an exception to this, if you are not able to have a form field in your view? And you still crave for those nice colored buttons? Here is how you can have those buttons with some plain HTML, CS...

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