Checking in a Joomla article

Under the motto “You never know who might need this”, we’ve written down the instructions on how to check in a Joomla article. It’s the bane of the existence of some administrators – super users happily ignore petty things such as “other users not checking in.” It’s surprisingly hard to “check out” an article in…

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End of Joomla 2.5 in sight – Are you R3ady?

In december, Joomla 2.5 will be “end of life”, which means the developers will no longer update the CMS. Joomla 2.5 played an important role in the #jhistory as it was the first step towards a modern Joomla. (We’re pretending 1.6 never happened). It’s not exactly “news” that Joomla 2.5 is about to retire in…

Create a Joomla module which loads another page in X seconds

For a project of ours, we were in need of a solution that allowed our Joomla site to automatically load another page (on that site) after a set period of time. After some thinking, we came up with a rather simple solution which you can easily implement on your own. Instructions Install Sourcerer by Nonumber…

Use Advanced Module Manager to manage modules on mobile

When you are building a responsive site, you might encounter the problem i just ran into today. You’ve got these modules, that are a MUST for the “full” version of the website, but they just clutter your site on mobile devices. How can you solve that problem? The easiest way is to disable them using…

#j32improvements: Install From Web

In our last post on improvements in Joomla 3.2 we covered how, when you’ve linked an article to a menu item, you can start editing it from within the menu item with the click of a button. Today we’re going to look at another time-saver: the “Install From Web” option. The (Good?) Old Days Back…

#j32improvements: Edit Articles From Within Menu Items

Earlier this week, I was working with Joomla 3.2 when I noticed there’s a few nice improvements made in Joomla 3.2, especially in the UI department. So what does a blogger do? He makes notes, and (tries to write) a series of blog posts. Using the (hash)tag #j32improvements we’ll be taking a look at some…