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6Gallery by Balboathemes (Review)

This week, we had the opportunity to test drive 6Gallery, a gallery extension by the guys of Balboathemes.com. On their clean and modern website, they promise that 6Gallery is a modern and easy to use gallery – but do they deliver? Joomla galleries come in all sorts and shapes, and 6Gallery comes in the shape of…

Our checklist about writing blog posts, as seen on http://lab30.toralkohost.com/index.php/a-checklist

Review: Checklist (Joomla Component)

What better way to tackle a project step-by-step than by using a checklist? Joomplace realized this, too, and they decided to fill the void by creating “Checklists”, a component which allows you to create and check checklists for Joomla. Practical use The Checklists component by Joomplace allows you to create checklists in an easy to…

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Joomlanauts offers ‘better, faster’ templates

Just last week, Joomlanauts was launched. Joomlanauts is a template club which offers templates for – you guessed it – the popular Joomla CMS. It was launched by Seth Warburton, known in the Joomla Community for his slight obsession with fast, light templates. The goal of his site is to offer people a “different type…

Black images in Simple Image Gallery? Try this.

So, you’re building a site for your client and they’re asking you “Can you add a gallery, pretty please? We want to show some cool pictures.” Okay, I can do that. One of the easiest ways to add a gallery to any Joomla article is Simple Image Gallery (what’s in a name, right?) by Joomlaworks.…

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…

Joomla 2.5, 1.5 and 1.0 sitting on a bench somewhere in South-California.

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…