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The Hidden Joomla Secrets inside Joomla 1.7. You may think you know everything there is to know about Joomla but you don't until you watch this. I guarantee there will be at least one thing that's new …

The Hidden Joomla Secrets inside Joomla 1.7. You may think you know everything there is to know about Joomla but you don't until you watch this. I guarantee there will be at least one thing that's new to you

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  • On occasion, you want a slightly different look to one page or a handful of pages on the site. Previously, this might mean coding a completely different template. Now, with template styles, you can easily create minor template variations, which can then be assigned to specific pages on the website.\n
  • On occasion, you want a slightly different look to one page or a handful of pages on the site. Previously, this might mean coding a completely different template. Now, with template styles, you can easily create minor template variations, which can then be assigned to specific pages on the website.\n
  • On occasion, you want a slightly different look to one page or a handful of pages on the site. Previously, this might mean coding a completely different template. Now, with template styles, you can easily create minor template variations, which can then be assigned to specific pages on the website.\n
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  • 1. HIDDEN JOOMLA SECRETSBRIAN TEEMAN NOV 2011
  • 2. USER MANAGEMENT SLIDE SPONSORKEEP THE BAD GUYS OUT
  • 3. USER REGISTRATION SLIDE SPONSORGET MORE INFORMATION
  • 4. DEFAULT OPTIONLITTLE DATA GATHERED
  • 5. USE EXTENSIONSGET MORE DATA BUT COMPLEX
  • 6. USER PROFILEPOWERFUL PLUGIN BUILT-IN
  • 7. SECRET REVEALED SLIDE SPONSORADD THE FIELDS YOU WANT
  • 8. USER APPROVAL SLIDE SPONSORGET RID OF THOSE SPAMMERS
  • 9. NEW OPTIONACCOUNT ACTIVATED BY ADMINS
  • 10. SECRET REVEALED SLIDE SPONSORDECIDE WHO GETS ACCOUNTS
  • 11. ANYONE CAN USE IT SLIDE SPONSORIF THEY UNDERSTAND THE WORDS
  • 12. SELECT LANGUAGECUSTOMISE THE STRINGS
  • 13. TERMS ARE CONFUSINGWHAT ARE COMPONENTS?
  • 14. BACKEND EXAMPLEUSE THE TERMS YOUR USERS KNOW
  • 15. UPGRADE JOOMLAWITH JUST ONE CLICK
  • 16. WHAT HAPPENED?OH NO! THE EDITS HAVE ALL GONE
  • 17. JOOMLA DID IT!LANGUAGE STRINGS WERE UPDATED
  • 18. BACK END /administrator/languages/overrides/en-GB.override.ini FRONT END /languages/overrides/en-GB.override.iniSECRET REVEALED SLIDE SPONSOROVERRIDE DON’T CHANGE
  • 19. GREAT CONTENTIT’S MORE THAN JUST WORDS
  • 20. TOO MANY WORDSWE READ LESS TEXT ONLINE
  • 21. EASIER TO READSPLIT INTO MANY PAGES
  • 22. HIDE EXTRA WORDSUSING SLIDES
  • 23. GROUP CONTENTUSING TABS
  • 24. ALL IN ONE PLUGINCONTENT PAGEBREAK
  • 25. SECRET REVEALED SLIDE SPONSORBREAK UP LONG CONTENT
  • 26. TAGGING CONTENT SLIDE SPONSORCONTENT ACROSS CATEGORIES
  • 27. NEW MENU LINKLIST SEARCH RESULTS
  • 28. ENTER THE SEARCHTHIS IS LIKE A TAG
  • 29. NOW YOU HAVE ITLINKS TO CONTENT ACROSS THE SITE
  • 30. FIND YOUR CONTENTIN NEW AND IMPROVED WAYS
  • 31. SECRET REVEALED SLIDE SPONSORSAVED SEARCH = TAGS (ALMOST)
  • 32. COPY FROM WORDUSE YOUR EXISTING CONTENT
  • 33. COPY FROM WORDSELECT ALL AND COPY
  • 34. LOOKS OKBUT NOT PERFECT
  • 35. OH NO!WHAT’S ALL THAT?
  • 36. TRY AGAINSELECT ALL AND COPY
  • 37. THAT LOOKS BETTERWHAT ABOUT THE SOURCE?
  • 38. VALID HTMLNO MS ELEMENTS
  • 39. WWW.JOOMLACONTENTEDITOR.NETSECRET REVEALED SLIDE SPONSORJCE ENDS WORD FORMATTING WOES
  • 40. MENU MAGIC SLIDE SPONSORMENUS SHOULD MAKE IT EASY
  • 41. COMPLEX MENUSA USABILITY NIGHTMARE
  • 42. LOST & CONFUSEDUP - DOWN - UP - DOWN - UP - DOWN
  • 43. CATEGORIES MENUAUTOMATIC CATEGORIES MODULE
  • 44. ARTICLES MENUAUTOMATIC ARTICLES MODULE
  • 45. AUTOMATIC MENUSUSE THE BUILT IN MODULES
  • 46. SECRET REVEALED SLIDE SPONSORKISS - CONTENT AWARE MENUS
  • 47. SITE DESIGN SLIDE SPONSORIT’S NOT JUST ABOUT THE COLOUR
  • 48. CAN I HAVE IT IN REDOR GREEN OR BLUE OR YELLOW
  • 49. YES YOU CAN!IN RED & GREEN & BLUE & YELLOW
  • 50. ■ Create a new directory templates/my_new_template ■ Copy the contents of the original template directory to the my_new_template directory. ■ Go to the administrator/language/en-GB directory and copy en-GB.tpl_old_template.ini to en- GB.tpl_my_new_template.ini ■ Go to the language/en-GB directory and copy language/en-GB/en-GB.tpl_old_template.ini to en- GB.tpl_my_new_template.ini ■ Open the templateDetails.xml file in the my_new_template directory and change ALL references for the original template directory to the new directory my_new_template.THE OLD WAYNOT QUICK OR USER FRIENDLY
  • 51. THE NEW WAYSELECT STYLE YOU WANT TO COPY
  • 52. DUPLICATEAND SET THE STYLE OPTIONS
  • 53. RINSE AND REPEATASSIGN THE TEMPLATE STYLES AS NEEDED
  • 54. SECRET REVEALED SLIDE SPONSORDUPLICATE DON’T COPY AND EDIT
  • 55. ACL FOR DUMMIES SLIDE SPONSORJUST BECAUSE YOU CAN ....
  • 56. ACL FOR DUMMIESDOESN’T MEAN YOU SHOULD!
  • 57. IF YOU REALLY MUSTTHEN IT CAN BE CONFUSING
  • 58. GET ACL MANAGER SLIDE SPONSORVIEW IT ALL ON ONE SCREEN
  • 59. WWW.ACLMANAGER.NETSECRET REVEALED SLIDE SPONSORACL MANAGER FOR JOOMLA
  • 60. ACL FOR DUMMIESTHERE ARE SOME EASY OPTIONS
  • 61. CREATING CONTENTIT’S SO EASY ANYONE CAN DO IT
  • 62. USERS ARE STUPIDREDUCE THEIR OPTIONS
  • 63. CREATE A CATEGORYFOR ALL INCOMING ARTICLES
  • 64. CREATE A MENUJUST FOR USERS WHO CAN SUBMIT
  • 65. SET THE DEFAULTSO ALL ARTICLES GO TO INCOMING
  • 66. LET THEM WRITEYOU DECIDE WHERE TO PUBLISH IT
  • 67. SECRET REVEALED SLIDE SPONSORKISS - DON’T LET THEM THINK
  • 68. ADMINISTRATION SLIDE SPONSORWHAT ARE ALL THOSE OPTIONS?
  • 69. ADMIN TEMPLATESMORE THAN JUST THE DEFAULT
  • 70. CUSTOM LOOKCHOOSE THE COLOUR & STYLE
  • 71. CUSTOM MENUCHOOSE THE COMPONENTS TO SHOW
  • 72. KISSOVERRIDE A COMPONENT LAYOUT
  • 73. MANY STYLESDUPLICATE THE TEMPLATE
  • 74. ASSIGN TO USERSEACH USER CAN HAVE THEIR OWN
  • 75. SECRET REVEALED SLIDE SPONSORONLY SHOW WHAT YOU NEED TO SEE
  • 76. PROMOTE YOUR SITE SLIDE SPONSORCONNECT THE OFFLINE AND ONLINE
  • 77. NESTED URLSTOO LONG TO PRINT OR REMEMBER
  • 78. CREATE YOUR OWNCUSTOM URLS FOR CAMPAIGNS
  • 79. SECRET REVEALED SLIDE SPONSORUSE THE REDIRECT MANAGER
  • 80. JOOMLA IS HARD SLIDE SPONSORWELL IT’S HARDER THAN ICE CREAM
  • 81. THREE EASY STEPSTO LEARNING JOOMLA
  • 82. HTTP://DOCS.JOOMLA.ORGSTEP 1ONLINE DOCS AND TUTORIALS
  • 83. HTTP://FORUM.JOOMLA.ORGSTEP 2ASK FELLOW USERS
  • 84. STEP 3GET YOURSELF A GOOD BOOK
  • 85. HTTP://JOOM.LA/JOOMLAEXPLAINED HTTP://COCOATE.COM/JOOMLASECRET REVEALEDRTFM - READ THE FINE MANUALS
  • 86. BIGGEST SECRETWHAT COULD IT BE?
  • 87. OPEN SOURCE MATTERS?WHO PROVIDE LEGAL AND FINANCIAL SUPPORT
  • 88. COMMUNITY LEADERSHIP?WHO MANAGE THE SITES & INFRASTRUCTURE
  • 89. THE CODE?JOOMLA WOULDN’T EXIST WITHOUT THE CODE
  • 90. IT’S YOU!YOU ARE JOOMLA’S BIGGEST SECRET
  • 91. SECRET REVEALEDIT’S YOU THE WORLDWIDE JOOMLA! COMMUNITY
  • 92. HTTP://BRIAN.TEEMAN.NETHTTP://HIDDENJOOMLASECRETS.COM