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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.

Techjoomla is a proud sponsor for the global Joomla Pizza, Bugs and Fun event

Techjoomla is proud to be a sponsor for the global Joomla Pizza, Bugs and Fun event to be conducted on 19th October 2019. We have been associated with the Pizza, Bugs and Fun event for more than 8 years. We had blogged about the event in 2014, 2013 and 2011 This year’s global Joomla Pizza, bugs and fun event holds special significance. Joomla 4.0 i...
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7 Reasons Why Your eCommerce Site Could Fail

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.

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When is Joomla right for you?

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. 

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JTicketing 2.5.2 is here with design improvements to the event details page and free Google Maps APIs for maps

We are very excited to announce the release of JTicketing 2.5.2. This release brings design improvements for event details page similar to Eventbrite for mobile and desktop views. In addition to this, we have removed the old JavaScript API and used embed API to display the map with default direction facility. We recommend you to read this blog to know how we have used free Google map API to display a map on the event details page.

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.

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JTicketing now uses only free Google Maps APIs

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. 

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Want to Grow Your Site Visits and Membership? Follow These Proven Tricks

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:

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Shika 1.3.18 is here with course category report

We are happy to bring you yet another release of our Joomla Learning Management System(Joomla LMS). With Shika 1.3.18, we have enhanced the existing reporting feature with the introduction of the course category report. We have also fixed over 60 minor bugs in this release! Buy Shika Read on for the details and the detailed changelog. Course catego...
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JTicketing 2.5.1 maintenance release

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. 

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10 Simple Tips to Build a Highly Engaged Online Community

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. 

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JoomlaDay Australia is going to take place from 3 August 2019 to 4 August 2019 in Brisbane

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. 

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Simple Tips to Design Landing Pages that Convert

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!

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Shika 1.3.17 maintenance release

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.

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JTicketing 2.5 brings brand new checkout UI and improved fee management

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!)

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Read the release notes before upgrading to the latest version. Read on for the details and for the detailed changelog. 

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Shika 1.3.16 brings the ability to add labels to rating values in feedback lessons

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.

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Shika 1.3.15 brings mandatory questions for exercise/feedback, subscription plan specific coupons and new UI improvements

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 

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