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eCommerce Trends to Look Forward to in 2020

The eCommerce sphere is growing by leaps and bounds, with consumers making more purchases online than ever. 

From fashion brands to household goods, multiple eCommerce stores are giving stiff competition to each other. This is why brands need to constantly keep up with the latest trends and innovate to get ahead of the curve

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DevOps friendly Joomla Extensions

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

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

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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Serving 50 million hits a month with Joomla

Aadhaar project by Indian Government operates on a massive scale. Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI), which handles this project, under the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) has issued more than 120 crores (1.2 billion) Aadhaar numbers to the residents of India till date. For context, the Aadhaar number in India is somewhat similar to the Social Security Number in the US.

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Joomlashack conference 2019 is going to take place from November 6-8

Techjoomla has been a regular feature at the annual Joomla World Conference. The Joomla World Conference is a key Joomla event that brings together some of the best speakers in the Joomla world. Unfortunately this year the world conference got canceled over Brexit related travel uncertainties. 

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Joomla Pizza Bugs and Fun 2019-A massive success

At Tekdi Technologies Pvt. Ltd. & Techjoomla we have a long tradition of contributing to #opensource and making what we use better. So much so that every developer at Tekdi has a #KPI to make at least one open-source contribution every month! So it's hardly surprising that we do not let up on any opportunity to contribute. On 19th October 2019, the #Joomla community had organized a Global Synchronous event called "Joomla Pizza and bugs".

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3 Common marketing problems that can be solved by an event landing page

Crafting landing pages for marketing has been widely used in all industries. It brings a more personalized experience for visitors, therefore increasing the chances of taking further action.

In the events industry, a landing page not only serves to maximize conversions but can also help you solve many other marketing challenges.

This article will show you 3 common marketing problems that can be solved by an event landing page. 

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Why Am I Not Earning Enough from My Website Ads?

Minting money from a website is no more a novelty today. With the help of ample tools and tutorials that are available, one can easily start a website and monetize it using website ads. 

The caveat is that it involves meticulous planning and a robust strategy, which is something that some website owners fail to pay attention to and lose money (and sleep) by not earning enough from the website – despite having good content and value to offer. 

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Be a part of the global “Joomla! Pizza, Bugs and Fun” event in Pune

At Techjoomla we take Open Source very seriously. All our products and solutions are offered on OpenSource licenses. One of the key ways in which we contribute to open source is supporting opensource events. We are proud to be associated with the global Joomla! community and sponsor the global Pizza, bugs & fun event. We are also hosting the Pune edition of the Joomla! Pizza, Bugs and Fun(Joomla! PBF) to help local volunteers contribute to Joomla!.

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JoomlaDay Chicago is going to take place on 12th October 2019 in Chicago

JoomlaDay Chicago is going to take place on 12th October 2019 at DePaul University in Chicago. If you plan to build your business using Joomla, Joe Sonn will guide you to build a successful Joomla based business. 

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TJ UCM - Yet another Joomla Universal Content Manager

Joomla has tried to create a content manager / CCK for several years now. Though the project has been inactive, there are a few database tables that Joomla still uses, mainly for storing content history. Although the original UCM in its spirit isn’t part of Joomla, similar functionality has been introduced by article fields. 

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JGive 2.3 introduces donor data management & 80G tax benefit certificate

Efficient organization and management of donor data and building long-term relationships with donors is crucial for the success of any fundraising campaign. Donor management is the key to donor retention. Donor retention goes a long way in increasing the returns for any fundraising campaign.

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Event Marketing Strategies and Best Practices

In a customer-empowered world, marketers need to capitalize on every opportunity to get noticed, build relationships, and earn the trust of customers. 

The modern consumer needs more than just a product pitch when evaluating solutions and making purchasing decisions. Therefore, there’s a lot that marketing companies can gain from events. Through events, companies can showcase their products while offering customers a firsthand experience of their brand and personality.

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Shika 1.3.22 maintenance release

We are happy to present you with a maintenance update for Shika, our Learning Management System for Joomla. Shika 1.3.22 addresses many bugs reported by our subscribers. We recommend you to read the release notes before upgrading to the latest version. Read on for the detailed changelog.

Buy Shika

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