Joomlabeat, one of Joomla’s most popular podcasts, is celebrating a milestone soon. They’ll be uploading their 100th milestone and Peter Bui, the guy behind the podcast wants to celebrate that event with you. How? You can leave a message that’ll be played in the podcast. A “Happy Centeniall? or a “Joomla Rocks?” That’s up to you. We don’t want to get involved in the creative process. All you need, is a link and a microphone. We can’ help you with buying the microphone (although our Advertizing manager is screaming we should) but we can give you the link: Leave a … Continue reading Celebrate Joomlabeat’s 100th Podcast by leaving a ‘voicemail’
I’m sure that I speak for everyone when I say that we all love getting e-mails from people close to us. Our niece who did something funny for school, an aunt who’s forwarding us a hoax, pictures from our crush she “couldn’t put on Instagram, hehe”. Unfortunately, and I say this with a heavy heart, you and your comrades of your spam brigade aren’t one of those people whose mails I eagerly open. In fact, I’m pretty tired of receiving your mails I never signed up for, on an e-mail address we once created on a blue moon for a … Continue reading Dear (former) Mailsy.be users
Today, we received a report from a client that he was blocked from his website. The excellent Web Application Firewall of Akeeba AdminTools had kicked into action and banned the users’ IP address. I should point out that the settings of this particular site are pretty strict., because the website is an interesting target for wannabe hackers to take down – which, to this day, has never worked. So, maybe the ban is the result of me being overjealous. The user got banned after WAF registered the usage of “template” in the URL. This is part of a feature to … Continue reading Using AdminTools WAF? Avoid using this word in your aliases.
There are quite a few Joomla ‘shops’ out there that have named their ‘company’ or brand after Joomla, the CMS they’re working with. Joomla Templates, Joomla Code Gurus, Joomla Hosting. If you can think of a subgenre of Joomla related services, someone has slapped the Joomla brand on it to make it his own. But is that really a good idea? the advantage It’s obviously clear what kind of services you’re offering. A site called “Pretty Good Joomla Templates” offers Joomla templates. You expect them to be knowledgeable of Joomla stuff. the downside On the other side of the medal: … Continue reading The up- and downsides of adding Joomla to your company name
If you are using Prestashop, you’re likely using many of it’s powerful features. One of them is the multi-currency option, where you can display prices in the currency of your customer. If you’re planning to show prices in EURO to people of Eurozone countries, we’ve got a MySQL command for you that you can run. Free of charge! Before you run this code, please make sure of the following: You’ve got the euro installed as a currency. This can easily be done by installing the localization data of one of the eurozone countries, E.G Belgium. Just installing the currency will … Continue reading How to set the currency of all Eurozone countries to EURO in Prestashop