This is a quick video showing how to customize your Joomla SEF URL’s (search engine friendly URL’s) using the Alias field in your Joomla article manager. It’s a really simple tip and at the end of the video I quickly explain how to activate your SEF URL’s if you have not done this already. I […]Read More →
Very quick video today showing the basics of how to use the web developers tool bar to identify troublesome CSS issues. This one is for Mandy who left a comment asking how to identify problematic CSS when Joomla extensions are calling additional style sheets. The quick tip shown should help.
Web developers tool bar can be […]Read More →
Today’s video is again quiet long winded, I apologize in advance I’m still getting the hang of this… We cover the most important enhancements that the Joomla Search Engine Friendly Patch provides to help you improve your Joomla SEO (Also known as the SEF Patch for short). Links and some important notes below video.
You can see I’m quite enjoying making video posts – this is the second one in 4 hours!
This time we’re looking at how a gradient can be added to the edges of a background image so that it seamlessly fades into the background color of your HTML page.
Basically we will be turning the image below, […]
A quick screen cast video showing how you can edit Joomla! template source files with Adobe Fireworks. This example uses the Transbear source files available for members to download here
Excuse my voice – I’ve had a wicked cold/flu and my mic isn’t that great – but I do think this is a great format for […]
We’ve been very busy working on a number of updates to joomlabear.com, and among the good things coming are two new templates.
The first one will be uploaded as a beta later today for members (I will still be tweaking and improving it for a little while).
It’s a notebook style joomla template with a torn […]Read More →
This is one super easy tip for anyone who wants to change the default PDF icon, Print icon and Email icon in their Joomla! template.
All you have to do is place your own custom icon designs into your template’s images directory making sure you name the icons according to Joomla’s icon naming convention.
The images need […]
A friend of mine who has been looking for web hosting was recently referred to a company called MidPhase. I did a little digging and unearthed a blog post with a huge number of dissatisfied customers.
Find out how Midphase have not honored their agreement to refund signup fees, and many more horror stories – click […]
Joomulus has been updated to include the Greek character set.
It took some thinking to solve the multilingual option but now that we have worked this out we can provide additional languages/character sets as required (and time permits).
If you have a specific language or character set you want included in Joomulus then leave a comment […]
Just a quick post on something I discovered today while renewing our domain name at Godaddy.com, This could save you a few $$$ and improve your rankings.
I wanted to renew joomlabear.com for multiple years, and for a number of reasons.
Firstly because we don’t have any intention of stopping our joomla templating work, and there is […]