Automatically tweet new Joomla articles with Newcontent Tweeter

There is a really cool component available for both Joomla! 1.5 and 1.6/1.7. It is called Newcontent Tweeter and you can download it from Tomasz Dobrynski’s site http://tomasz-dobrzynski.com/ . To set it up just:   Download and install the component Newcontent Tweeter from http://tomasz-dobrzynski.com/ Go to Components-> Newcontent Tweeter -> System Configuration Select Categories in which […]

Favicon for Joomla Site

Favicons are small images that appear right next to your site’s URL in the web browser and in your favourites list. How to apply your Joomla site a decent favicon?   Create your favicon file, you can use online favicon.ico generator for creating one. Make sure the file is named favicon.ico Copy it to your […]

Enable &tp=1 in 1.6 and 1.7

By default the template module positions viewing is turned off. Here’s how to turn it on: Log in to your administrator area Go to Extensions -> Template manager Click Options on the top right corner Set the value of Preview Module Positions to Enabled Save Go to your webpage and add ?&tp=1 to the end […]

Multilingual site with Joomla 1.7 (Replace JoomFish)

In Joomla 1.7 it is possible to create your site in many languages. In short this is done like this: Install your languages via the extensions installer. Create the content/menus and assign them to languages. Put a language switch module on your site. See the introductory video for Joomla 1.7 multilingual possibilities: {youtube}jJ3yselWkDQ{/youtube}   Multilingual […]

Change the language name value in JoomFish language selection module

How to change the text value in JoomFish’s module Language Selection from lets say “English (United Kingdom)” to “eng”. A simple database modification will do the trick. Go to your phpmyadmin (or your other database manager, if it is not phpmyadmin) Select table jos_languages (or if you have a different prefix, just find yourprefix_languages) and […]

Add page name / suffix to website title

If you want search engine results to show your page titles like this:Your article title which is usually longer | Your Page The page title appears in browser title bars and search engines. There are extensions available for managing page title suffixes/prefixes and adding your desired content before or after your page titles. But, there […]