Joomla blog posts from around the web (06/14)

Joomla blog posts from around the web (06/14)

Here are some interesting Joomla blog posts I found during week 06, 2014

  • Akeeba Backup for WordPress
  • Trialling a 2 month subscription
  • How to use Zentools and Link A in Joomla 3
  • A new Google Maps module for Joomla
  • Monitor your coffee consumption with Watchful
  • GET huge value & SAVE big money with our totally new ALL-in-One dev package
  • JOOMLA! 3.3 BETA - GET READY TO DO MORE
  • A shiny new logo for each Joomlatools extension

Akeeba Backup for WordPress

Written by Brian Teeman

Yesterday was world backup day. Did you remember to take your backups? Of course you're taking them daily aren't you and not just once a year!!

Every Joomla user knows that they can use the awesome Akeeba Backup to take a backup of their site quickly and easily and even automate the process so that the backup is taken daily, with the backup archives stored in a secure off-site location.

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Trialling a 2 month subscription

Written by Anthony Olsen

We are midway through a 4 week trial of a new cheaper and slightly shorter subscription to our Joomla template club.

So for the next two weeks, if you haven't already, you can take advantage of the 2 month plan option. The 2 month option costs $30 AUD (For U.S. based folks thats around $27 USD) and is priced at the same rate as the 3 month option - $15 per month. It just provides a cheaper entry point for getting access to a single theme.

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How to use Zentools and Link A in Joomla 3

Written by paulus103

Zentools offers numerous options for organising and displaying Joomla content, including galleries, slideshows, accordions and a lot more. In this tutorial a combination of a Zentools grid and Joomla's Link A functionality is used to display content.

Using Joomla's Link A in a Zentools module means that when the module is clicked, you are directed to a different page from the original content source.

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A new Google Maps module for Joomla

Written by Anthony Olsen

I've just put together a beta package for our upcoming release of Maps2 - our new Google maps Joomla module.

Maps2 is a significant update to our free map module JB Maps, in fact, Maps2 is a complete rethink on the whole methodology of using a map in Joomla.

Read the complete post here...

Monitor your coffee consumption with Watchful

Written by Ron van Schaik

As most IT professionals know, coffee and other caffeinated beverages are the key to running a successful agency. Running out of coffee supplies, especially the coffee itself, is thus a serious problem that happens all too often in offices around the world.

Unfortunately, most offices continue to use an analog caffeine delivery system which lacks the ability to monitor coffee supply levels. However, with the growing popularity of digital, pod-based coffee machines, we decided to apply our website monitoring technology to solve the problem of unexpected coffee outages.

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GET huge value & SAVE big money with our totally new ALL-in-One dev package

Written by TamNL

Today, we’re happy to announce the best JoomlaShine package to help you get the highest value at an insanely low price: All-in-One developer package.

This package will meet the needs of all web designers, freelancers, and site-builders who are in love with JoomlaShine templates and extensions.

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JOOMLA! 3.3 BETA - GET READY TO DO MORE

Written by Jessica Dunbar

The stable release of Joomla! CMS 3.3 is only a few weeks away, so it’s time to start planning the upgrade, as there are some significant enhancements that will improve your site.

So what do I need to know?

Joomla! CMS 3.3 Stable release is scheduled for 22 April 2014

3.3 will be the most stable Joomla! CMS release. Ever
Replaces MooTools based JavaScript with jQuery equivalents
Microdata implementation
The release is geared to help you Do More …   

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A shiny new logo for each Joomlatools extension

Written by Robin Poort

You might have seen them on our social channels already: our new extension logo’s. The new logo designs are the first step in the new overall style we are working on. Here’s the story on how the new logos got shaped.

Why the new logos?

DOCman used to have a logo back in the days. But since we released both LOGman and FILEman we are using the Joomlatools logo for our extensions everywhere. This was a good decision since it gave us a consistent and recognizable style.

Read the complete post here...

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