Kristoffer Sandven

Kristoffer Sandven

Kristoffer Sandven is a photographer, filmmaker and web consultant living in Oslo, Norway. He's the founder and author of JoomlaBlogger.

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Tuesday, 26 August 2014 00:30

Hour-long presentation on K2 and Joomla 3

On August 14th and 15th, OSTraining hosted an event called Joomla3 Day. During the event, several people from the  community did presentations on various aspects of using Joomla.

One of the presentations was an hour-long presentation on the new version of K2 which is now in beta stage. The stable version of K2 v.3 is set for release late September / early October 2014.

In the presentation, Fotis Evangelou, main developer of K2, goes through K2 in general and then goes into detailed explanation of K2 version 3.

Here are some interesting Joomla blog posts I found during week 25, 2014 

  • Maps2 Update Adds Panoramio Image Layer, Map Resize Triggers and Bug Fixes
  • 5 Tips to Improve Your Inbound Marketing Plan for Joomla Websites
  • 5 Joomla Web Design Trends in 2015
  • JoomlaShine Showcase: JSN Boot and JSN Kido – An Easy Way to Create A Gorgeous Look for Your Websites

Here are some interesting Joomla blog posts I found during week 24, 2014 

  • Hey Presto - A new way to create galleries in Joomla
  • 6 Awesome Joomla Extensions to Help You Manage Your Website Easier
  • Joomla Tips And Tricks You Should Know
  • Free Joomla Templates with The Best Quality that You Can't Miss
Monday, 11 August 2014 14:01

J and Beyond 2015 to take place in Prague

The organizer have just announced that the 6th J and Beyond conference will take place from the 29-31 May 2015 in Prague, Czech Republic.

The motto for 2015 is "Golden Times ahead". The early bird ticket price will be only 199 Euro for the three day conference.

Wednesday, 13 August 2014 00:00

6 skills you need to get started with Joomla

To create a successful Joomla website, you need several different skills. Building a Joomla site will challenge you in various areas, and you will learn a lot along the way. Still, there are some areas in which you should acquire at least some basic knowledge and proficiency before starting. These are some of the skills you will need:

  1. Basic Joomla skills
  2. HTML skills
  3. CSS skills
  4. Patience
  5. Writing skills
  6. SEO skills

In this post, I'll go through these skills and elaborate on what it all means.

Here are some interesting Joomla blog posts I found during week 23, 2014 

  • Five Tips to Help You Get Started with Joomla
  • 3 Types of Portfolio Templates That Get You Freelance Jobs
  • 5 Must-Visit Websites for Joomla Templates

Here are some interesting Joomla blog posts I found during week 22, 2014

  • How to Fix T3 Mega Menu Hover Not Working after Updating to T3 v2.3.0
  • JoomlaShine Showcase: Postgraduate Program Website With One-page Template - JSN YoYo
  • JSN PowerAdmin: The promise to make Jooma easy and fun to use
  • 6 Highlight Features of Joomla 3.3
  • JSN One - An Outstanding eCommerce Template Released. Chance To Get 50% OFF For The Next Purchase

Here are some interesting Joomla blog posts I found during week 21, 2014

  • 3 Features Make You Use Joomla Rather Than WordPress
  • When You Know Joomla, You Will Love It
  • Creating your Online Shopping Websites Easily and Quickly With Joomla Templates It
  • First beta of K2 version 3 is here

Here are some interesting Joomla blog posts I found during week 20, 2014

  • Fix for blank page when updating T3 in Joomla 3
  • Is Google Authorship still an important part of your Joomla SEO strategy?
  • Interesting Facts About Joomla
  • 5 Essential SEO Tips for Joomla You Must Know
Monday, 14 July 2014 08:25

Joomla business templates, July 2014

Every month, each of the major Joomla template clubs release a new template you can use for your Joomla projects. In this post, I'll give you an overview of the business Joomla templates released in July 2014.

This month, templates from Yootheme, RocketTheme, JoomlaArt, JoomlaXTC, JoomlaShack and Gavick Pro are on display. Enjoy these fresh templates!

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