We would like to wish all our clients a Happy New Year! We are very happy to announce our first release of the new year. JTicketing 3.3.5 is primarily a bug fix-release for the issues reported by our subscribers.
Besides this, we have also done some improvements in this release. Site administrators now have a configuration to add a pattern for validating attendee’s phone number at the checkout during purchase of tickets for the events.
Joomla’s 16th Birthday was a special one as Joomla 4 release was announced on the same day on August 17th! A big congratulations to all Joomla users, supporters, developers and fans, who never gave up on Joomla and worked hard to help us all reach this important milestone.
We are super pumped to announce the release of Shika 1.5 which brings plenty of interesting features. In this release, you will get a historical data migration tool for course completions down to lesson level which is very useful if you are migrating from a different LMS. Plus we’ve added the ability to extend enrolments with custom fields to serve a variety of use cases like tracking why a training was assigned to someone or track how it was utilized later. With the new Access level support for paid courses, you can now offer different prices to different levels of customers.
eCommerce is booming.
By 2021, the eCommerce revenues are projected to grow to USD 4.88 trillion. With 25% of the world’s population already shopping online, it is expected that by 2021, eCommerce will make up over 17% of the global retail sales.
It is abundantly clear the future of retail is digital. It is no surprise that small as well as large retailers are working on devising a strong eCommerce strategy for their business.
As the world goes digital, content management system (CMS) vendors are having a field day.
According to reports, the global CMS market will reach a staggering $123.5 billion by 2026. Today, for the digital organization, there are more CMS options to choose from - all of them with powerful features, stunning UI, intuitive search, and seamless management capabilities. With the vast array of platforms available in the market today, choosing the one that’s best for your needs can seem like a daunting task.
But, for organizations looking to drive value, Joomla is a popular choice for CMS. It is easy to understand and manage, offers a vast pool of expert tutorials, has an active online forum, offers more than 7000 extensions, and has an evolving community that is always happy to help.
This map is responsive across all devices. Besides this, we have also fixed many bugs in this release.
Read on for the screenshot and the detailed changelog.
Last year, Google made some pricing changes to its Maps APIs. While there is still a pretty big free tier which includes unlimited map embeds, some of the APIs have a free tier limit. Starting JTicketing 2.5.2, we have modified the Google Map services that get used, so that you can stay within the free tier.
A website is more than just an online address for your brand or business. In today’s digital age, it is the key anchor to your growth, including your marketing strategies and credibility. Since it is the place to generate business leads, drive conversions and increase customer count, you need to give it more time and constantly work on it to drive more traffic. While many businesses rely heavily on SEO strategies for this, it alone is not enough to increase the (digital) footfall.
That said, here are some simple tactics that can help you grow your site visits and membership:
We are happy to release a new update for our Joomla event booking system, JTicketing v2.5.1. This is primarily a bug-fix release for the issues reported by our subscribers. We have also done some hygiene improvements in this release.
Please read the release notes carefully before upgrading to the latest version.
It is recommended you upgrade to the latest version as soon as possible to ensure you are on a secure version.
Read on for the complete changelog.
Communities are extremely valuable tools for marketers.
So much so that 77% of companies believe that an online community significantly improves brand exposure, awareness, and credibility!
The catch though is that the community sites should be fun and engaging for the target audience. Sample this - increasing engagement through communities can result in up to a 25% increase in revenue. Easier said than done; there are several steps that you need to take into consideration for building a highly engaged online community.
JoomlaDay Australia will take place from 3 August 2019 to 4 August 2019 in Brisbane, Australia at the State Library of Queensland. The State Library of Queensland is the main reference and research library in the state of Queensland.
No marketing campaign is complete without having an effective landing page. The aim of the page is to attract the visitors’ attention and make them take the desired call-to-action. And marketers know this all too well.
48% of marketers build a new landing page for each marketing campaign. Also, companies with 10 to 15 landing pages increase leads by 55% whereas companies with 40 or more landing pages get 12X more leads than those with five or less!
It’s Tuesday and we are happy to present you with a maintenance update for Shika, our Learning Management System for Joomla. Shika 1.3.17 mainly addresses bug fixes reported by some of our clients. This release also brings readiness for the soon to be released JLike 3.0. We recommend you to read the release notes before upgrading to the latest version. Read on for the detailed changelog.
We are very excited to announce the release of JTicketing 2.5. This release is like an iceberg with 90% of the changes being under the hood. For developers, the codebase has been moved to a consistent factory pattern and we have begun deprecating all the legacy helpers. This will mean a more standardized and manageable codebase as well as faster future releases!
For integrators & site builder subscribers, we have introduced some powerful features that have been requested by several of you. With online payments, the checkout experience is crucial for success. In this release, the checkout experience is completely revamped in a bid to make it quick and compact. We have taken a mobile-first approach in the checkout so the entire purchase process works great in mobile as well as desktop.
In addition to this, a much-requested feature - the ability for the site admin to choose if they want to include fees in ticket prices or charge them on top has been introduced. (Thanks Shane Cox for Sponsoring this feature!)
Read the release notes before upgrading to the latest version. Read on for the details and for the detailed changelog.
We are happy to release Shika 1.3.16 with a minor improvement by adding labels to the rating type questions. Besides this, we have also fixed many bugs in this release.
Read on for more details and the detailed changelog.
We are happy to release Shika 1.3.15 with lots of new features. This is our second release in a span of 15 days. We would like to thank our Shika subscribers for their constant feedback that has accelerated this release. Some of the Key highlights in this release are - mandatory questions for exercise/feedback, subscription plan specific coupons and new UI improvements for checkout, TOC, and invoice views.
Read on for more details and the detailed changelog