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
In our new section “Just Tech Things” we’ll be sharing the funny, sad, depressing, frustrating or just interesting “Tech Things” that happen in our daily lives. With this new section, we’re going back to our roots when Joomla & More was a personal venting place which happened to be about technology. Friday morning in the office. I’m about to start cracking down on work, but I’m missing something. I need my music. So I go to Youtube, find a mix I like, and play it. Headphones on, of course. Everyone has a different taste in music, after all. Plus, it’s … Continue reading The hills are alive with the sound of EDM
You’ve probably read (and then completely ignored) that Joomla & More was participating in the Reddit Teacher Exchange this year. This is a “gift exchange” where someone can donate supplies to a school they’re matched to. Like last year, we participated. This time we were matched with an elementary school in Pennsylvania. We bought a bunch of supplies (pencils, markets, scissors and the likes) which have arrived at their class yesterday. The kids have already unpacked and organized the items, so our good deed for the year is done. Hey kids, make good use of those items! This is the … Continue reading Supply drop!
I’ve been travelling the past two weeks. And, as you’d expect of a geek like me I had some devices that I needed to charge. My iPad (because who reads paper books?), my smart phone and my iPod. Of course that means you’ve got to pack your charge with you. In Apple’s ideal world, that means you grab their overpriced charger and take it with you, risking to ruin a $40 piece of plastic on a camping trip. But I came prepared, because I had bought an universal charger some time ago. I don’t really remember what I paid for … Continue reading One charger to rule them all (and replace that $40 Apple charger)