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The Joomla content management system is one of the most popular platforms on the planet, but it lacks some important features necessary for blogging. In this post, we?ll be learning how to achieve better blog functionality in Joomla with the help of some third party extensions.

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Often wonder what all those different menu item types are while creating your Joomla menus? This article will briefly touch on the different menu item types available to Joomla administrators while setting up menu items: Read more

Although web designers and UI coders would say it’s a huge no-no, many people find reasons to need a menu item that is not clickable – perhaps for a parent-level menu item that you do not want to link to an article.

To do this, all you need to do is create a Joomla menu item and use the “Link Type” of “External” and leave the URL field blank. ?This will cause the “link” to use the # symbol, which results in the link going nowhere. Simple, yet effective.

I’m not advocating the use of non-clickable links, just telling you how to create them :)

Before you upgrade your Joomla 1.5 site to either 1.6, 1.7, or 2.5, be sure your hosting provider meets the minimum specifications before installing. Read more

We’ll take a break from the strictly Joomla articles for a second to provide some insight into a problem many people face when running their own sites/servers: running CPanel behind NAT.

We’ve been over at the CPanel forums and have read the many posts about how “CPanel does not support NAT configurations in any way.”? This may be true.? But what they’re saying is that CPanel, the company, does not support NAT – meaning they do not provide technical support/assistance with your NAT setup.? Some posts go as far as saying a NAT’d CPanel server won’t work.? Well… it does.? Here’s what we did to get it working (CentOS 6, 64-Bit):
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Here’s a quick how-to that will allow you to embed an IFrame (or other embed code) to your Joomla 2.5 articles.? In previous versions of Joomla, the option to remove text filtering was found within the Article Manager.? With the introduction of Joomla 2.5, this option has been moved.? The below instructions are a step-by-step guide to adjusting your text filtering options in the latest version of Joomla.
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A lot of people are still having problems embedding IFrames/Videos within a Joomla article. Our previous article deals with embedding a Video using Joomla 1.6 and earlier. A separate article is about embedding an IFrame into 1.6 or earlier Joomla sites. This article will show you how to embed a iframe/video when using Joomla 1.7. This process may be the same in 2.5, but I have not tested it as of yet.
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