Parth's Blogs @Techjoomla

On paper, Parth does the Sales & is the CEO of Techjoomla so to speak.. But he loves getting his hands dirty with code, innovating & helping the team come up with new stuff !

Working in Joomla since the times when it was called Mambo, Parth is passionate about everything opensource. A Mechanical Engineer by profession, Parth was working with content management systems like PHP nuke while doing some voluntary work for non profits when he stumbled upon Joomla & was completely hooked 

Parth has been involved in the Joomla project as part of the Joomla Bug Squad, was a mentor for Joomla at Google Summer of code & plays a key role in managing Joomla User Group Pune & organising Joomla Day India. Currently, he is serving on the Joomla Marketing working group leadership as the Strategic Marketing Manager. 

When not in the office, you will find Parth in the mountains hiking or cycling, reading a book , cooking or gardening ..

J and Beyond 2012 Rocks Twitter #jab12

I was pleasantly surprised to see an email from twitter focussing on J And Beyond today in our inbox ! Looks like JAB12 rocked twitter enough this year to get picked up by their filters to send an email digest nicely collating the happenings at JAB12. Probably that or this is a new feature twitter introduced just in time for JAB12 ;) This was our s...
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SocialAds 2.7.5 Beta 5 released

Hello All !
SocialAds has been going through some heavy development in the last few weeks & this release is sure to make your heart beat faster ! Do download the latest beta & take it for a test run & let us know your feedback !

Social SharingSocial Engagement & JBolo Integration

With this cool feature, users can now share your ad using Add This. JBolo Integration adds deeper engagement

 

Affiliate & Google AdsAffiliate Ad Support

Add some more punch to your site monetization by running Affiliate Ads alongside regular Ads. Support all kinds of Affiliate codes including Google Adsense.

 

http://www.graphicsgrotto.com/animatedgifs/stickfigures/images/agstickfigures1.gifGIF Animations Support for Image Ads

You are not stuck with plain old static images any more. Now you can add vibrant GIF animations to your Image/ Media Ads.

 

 

Video AdsMedia Ads - Support for Flash & Video Ads

Yes ! We now support Flash as well as a variety of video formats besides standard Image formats.

 

 

Payment Slabs

Define Day ranges to let people pay by the week or by the month

Authorize.net Recurring payments

Use Authorize.net recurring payments to automatically bill clients on a set cycle.

Backend Ad Editing

Allow your site admins to Edit ads from the admin area.

Improved Promotion Architecture

Easy ability to add Promote anything in a Joomla site with place anywhere widgets. Brings back the much asked for Promote this Group/ Promote this event feature for JomSocial

Allow Ad owners to see their own Ads

One of the features of SocialAds is that it does not allow Ad owners to see their own ads in order to make it fairest to site owners astatsss well as other advertisers. This used to cause some confusion so we now let the admin disable this.

Optimized Stats table

Automated archiving of Stats in order to optimize the stats storage & improve performance

Admin Jotpad & Quick to Do list

Single place to see a quick to do list of SocialAds tasks for the admin in the backend.

This is just the Tip of the FeatureBerg !  Checkout the full Changelog in this Blog & participate in the discussion. Read on for the changelog.

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Awesome Partner Offer from FastW3b for Techjoomla customers.

Our partners Fastw3b have an awesome offer for you till July 1st.  Use the code techjoomla15 to get a sweet 15% off all the extensions at http://fastw3b.net/  .  Do take advantage of this awesome offer !
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JTicketing 1.1 Stable with Ticket Types, Coupons, Loads of Payment gateways & much more !

Woohoo !!! J!Ticketing 1.1 is here & it packs some really awesome features. This is one Box you would realy love to open ! These new features set JTicketing a class apart in the world on Event Ticketing for Joomla. Let me give you a peak into the most exciting features J!Ticketing 1.1 has to offer.

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  • Guest Event Payment & Registration ( With the Option of Silent Site registration)
  • Ticket Types - Ability for Event Owners to create multiple type of tickets with varied pricing
  • CSV Export of Attendees
  • PDF Tickets with QR Code Support
  • Admin Coupon Management
  • Support for Techjoomla's Common Payment API system with support for following new payment Gateways ( We already support Paypal & Authorize.net)
    - 2Checkout
    - LinkPoint
    - JomSocial Points Payment Gateway
    - Alpha User Points Payment Gateway

 Quite a bit isnt it ? We have now put J!Ticketing on an accelerated development path which means that you are going to get a lot of features sooner. So if you havent subscribed yet, jump on today !  You can get J!Ticketing for just 39.9$ (6 Months) | 69.9 (12 Months) if you buy  before the 31st of May. So Get it Now !

Current subscribers can download J!Ticketing from the My Subscriptions Area. If you want to read the full changelog, please read on.

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Invitex 2.4.4 beta1 Released

Hey Everyone, Based on the feedback we have had over the last few weeks, we have come up with another Beta of Invitex for you to test.  Here's a changelog of the same.. More features are in the pipeline, we shall be doing a Subscriber connect about it very soon so that we can get your feedback. Changelog:Features:1. Invite During Registration ...
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JTicketing v1.1 Beta 3 released

Changelog 1)feature #11539  Guest Event Booking with Registration on site 2)feature #11539 Guest Event Booking without Registration on site 3)feature #11785 PaypalPro Payment Gateway added while booking Event #11773    user defined Ticket Types and price    #11772    Coupon Management   &n...
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Techjoomla Launches Android & IOS Apps for J And Beyond 2012

Its that time of the year again ! The Greatest Joomla conference on this planet, J And Beyond 2012 will be held from 18th to 20th May at Bad Nauheim in Germany. This year again our Directors Ashwin Date & Parth Lawate will be attending the conference. Stay tuned as we plan to unveil our latest project at the conference !  If you are going,...
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People Suggest v1.1 Beta with Frontend User Control is here !

Hey Everyone !  Allow  logged in user to Set his preference to get the suggestions  Joomla 1.5 match making mode with integration to CB not working."Show users with avatar only" not working.Enabling Recommend Friend plugin breaking the template.
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People Suggest v1.1 Beta with Frontend User Control is here !

Hey Everyone !    Allow  logged in user to Set his preference to get the suggestions  Joomla 1.5 matchmaking mode with integration to CB not working."Show users with avatar only" not working.Enabling Recommend Friend plugin breaking the template.
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SocialAds 2.7.5 Beta 1 Release with Affiliate Ads, Social Integration & More ! Give us your feedback !

Hey SocialAds users ! We are ready with the first Beta for SocialAds 2.7.5. This beta introduces several new features that you have been waiting for ! Here's a quick look at this release. Note that this is a Beta ! Do not use this on Live sites !Thanks a lot for giving us an overwhelming response to the last Subscriber Connect for SocialAds with th...
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SocialAds 2.7.5 Beta 1 - Affiliate Ads, Social Integration, Animated Gifs Ads & many for features to test !

Feature #10999: Add Google +1 buttonFeature #10998: Add Facebbok like buttonFeature #10997: Add Twitter buttonFeature #10996: Integration with JboloFeature #10995: Add configuration options for social sharing buttonsFeature #9784: Support animated gif images in uploadFeature #8759: create Affiliate code or Google Adsense adsFeature #10745: payment ...
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Invitex 2.4.1 Stable with Invitations During Registration & Tons more is here !

It gives me great pleasure to bring you this new release of Invitex. This release is special in the fact that more than 80% of the features in this release are based on feedback given from users like you. Packed with awesome new features that have been wanting in Invitex & some great new innovations, i am sure you are going to be as excited abo...
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J!Ticketing - Paid Events & Ticketing for JomSocial is here !

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We are super pleased to announce the release of one of the most awaited extensions for JomSocial. JTicketing - the Ticketing extension that turns JomSocial into your own Social Event Ticketing system is here to help you Monetize your JomSocial events & earn a fine comission on every Ticket sale on your site !

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J!Ticketing is a full featured Event Ticketing system fully compatible with JomSocial 2.6 & Joomla 2.5 as well as the 1.5X series. 

** Note that JomSocial 2.4X had a bug which needs you to patch a couple of files for J!Ticketing to work. If you have upgraded to JomSocial 2.6 you wont need this patch. 

You can check out the Demo rightaway. There is  25% Discount till the end of this Month after which the price will go up. So Buy Now!

Read On for the full feature list !

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Follow up post : Extendible Advanced Search for Joomla

Hey Everyone !We finally have an update for you on the Advanced Search system we are building. There isnt a name finalised yet.. But we have been considering several DrillSearch, jPS (Joomla Parametric Search), jDrillDown etc.. Do suggest alternatives..We are in early Alpha at present & our tests till now have been pretty successful.  So h...
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Invitex 2.4 Beta 3 is here for testing!

Beta3 for Invitex 2.4 is ready for testing. Note that this is a Beta & should not be used on live sites. However we invite you to Download it & take it for a test drive ! This release is pretty close to stable.. But we decided to wait till end of this week to let you guys take it for a roll & confirm that for us. If all is well, we...
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