Joomla 4 New Media Manager: How it helps manage media files

Joomla 4 is on its way with many great introduced new features, improvements and infrastructure updates: New Joomla 4 UI, Framework 2.0, Bootstrap 4 integration, new media Manager and more. In this blog post, we will focus on the new feature: Joomla 4 media manager – how it works, how it is improved and new features built-in.

Find out what technologies a site is running in seconds, including CMS, Webserver, JavaScript and more

One of the ways that we grow as developers is by discovering new solutions and options, and one of the best ways to do this is to investigate what your favorite websites rely on. This might seem like a challenge, but with some simple plugins and a bit of know-how, you can discover all sorts of interesting information, including which CMS, JavaScript libraries, webserver, programming language and others a given website utilizes, even without admin access.

What writing great documentation can do for you

Few people like writing documentation, but if you do it right then you can save both time and money. Find out what you can do to make your next piece of documentation more effective than ever in this useful article.

10-Minute WordPress Plugin Tests

WordPress offers a ton of plugins on its repository; big, small; complex, simple; there’s something to meet every need. However, sometimes finding something new is like looking for a needle in a haystack. In this new series, we’ll be doing quick reviews of a selection of plugins each week, so maybe you’ll find something new and interesting to play with!

Web Accessibility – how easily can you test your website?

More and more users across the world are gaining access to the internet, and it’s quickly become essential for daily life. For this reason it’s important to ensure that your website meets accessibility guidelines, as failing to make your site welcoming to users with disabilities or impairments is severely limiting your potential audience. In this article we examine two easy-to-use tools that can help you diagnose and correct issues that make your site less accessible than it can be.

Integrating Gravatar with the Joomla com_content component

When building your online presence it pays to have a easily-recognizable avatar, and with Gravatar you can instantly access your unique image on sites across the web. Joomla websites don’t include this feature as standard, but integrating it is easy in this simple developer’s tutorial.

Language overrides in Joomla

Joomla includes many options for building a multilanguage website; you can add your own language text easily to your content, and modules or templates can include language files ready to be modified. However, Joomla also offers an alternative method, called Language Overrides, which may be a more comfortable option.

Filtering Joomla search results on your website

The third entry in our Joomla tricks series steps back from the hard coding of previous articles and looks at something even beginners can appreciate; filtering searches to limit results by category, site location and more. Learn how it works in the complete tutorial.

Plugin functionality without plugins in Joomla! templates

In part 2 of our series on Joomla coding tips and tricks, we look at how we can apply some minor functionalities usually reserved for plugins and place them instead directly in the template code; read on to find out how!