45 in 45 - A WalkThrough the Joomla Extensions Directory


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45 in 45 - A WalkThrough the Joomla Extensions Directory

  1. 1. 45 in 45 a “walk through” the extension directory... - Image Courtesy: barefootandsoul.com
  2. 2. Rod Martin @imrodmartin ! rod@ostraining.com
  3. 3. 45 in 45 Global Parameters NOT a scientifically researched list. I almost ALWAYS recommend the pro / paid / “expensive” versions. I will PROBABLY miss some of yours... tell me at the end. - Image Courtesy: barefootandsoul.com
  4. 4. “A” is for Administration - Admin Tools Protect Maintain Secure Watch. Sniff. Catch Redirects Automation Optimize ! Free / $28.00 https://www.akeebabackup.com/products/admin-tools.html
  5. 5. “A” is for ACL - Access Control Manager Easily manage the permissions of Joomla websites with the clickable permission grid of the award winning ACL Manager. ! A great overview of all Joomla ACL settings and discover & fix issues with the Joomla assets table easily. ! $35.00 annual subscription http://www.aclmanager.net/
  6. 6. “B” is for Backup (Akeeba Backup that is...) the standard for backing up and restoring your Joomla site. ! Cost: Free ! Pro Version adds a TON of options including automatic transfer of backups to off-site servers, full restore on the same server and more ($55) https://www.akeebabackup.com/ subscribe/levels/html
  7. 7. “C” is for Cache - JotCache JotCache is advanced solution for page caching in Joomla 1.5, 2.5 and 3.0 framework. JotCache consists from JotCache Plugin, JotCache Component and JotCache recache plugins. ! Free http://www.jotcomponents.net/web-programming/jotcache/
  8. 8. “C” is for Community... Builder Build your own community! Simplify member registration Let your members connect Personalize profiles member lists Scalable, reliable, robust Hundreds of plugins available It's free & open source - GPL http://www.joomlapolis.com/community-builder
  9. 9. “C” is for CRM - CRMery $500 which includes 12 months subscription
  10. 10. “C” is for CCK - Cobalt
  11. 11. “C” is for CCK - FLEXIcontent
  12. 12. “C” is for CCK - K2
  13. 13. “C” is for CCK - ZOO
  14. 14. “D” is for Directories - DOCman DOCman is a powerful document management solution for Joomla 1.5, 2.5 and 3.x Manage documents across categories and subcategories, allow users to upload, download or edit documents. Store documents either locally or remotely and prevent direct linking using our build-in anti-leech system. http://www.joomlatools.com/extensions/docman/overview
  15. 15. “E” is for Events - DTRegister Do you have events that people must register for to attend? Do those events cost money to attend? Well, now you can setup online event registration andevent booking where you can collect the registrant's information AND their payment via credit card. ! ! $75.00 / site http://www.dthdevelopment.com/joomla-components/dt-register-event- registration-for-joomla.html
  16. 16. “E” is for Events - Event Registration Pro TONS of features. (ask Mike Carson for his opinion) ! ! ! $112 bundled Pro Version http://www.joomlashowroom.com/event-registration-pro-calendar/ event-registration-pro-calendar
  17. 17. “E” is for Email Marketing - acyMailing AcyMailing - 4 different editions : Starter, Essential, Business and Enterprise. AcyMailing enables you to create mailing lists, manage your subscribers, send Newsletters created with a templating system, create follow-up autoresponders and more... ! Free -> $125 http://www.acyba.com/
  18. 18. “F” is for Forms - RSForms Pro Professional looking forms Multi-page forms made easy Export all submission information Validation Rules Responsive! ! ! ! $30 - $135 http://www.rsjoomla.com/joomla-extensions/joomla-form.html
  19. 19. “F” is for Forms - Chronoforms 1- Basic forms features like fields creation..etc 2- Emails processing. 3- Data validation on form (client-side - JavaScript) and on server. 4- Data storage and management. (Let's you create a table for your form, save data to this table then manage it later) (ChronoConnectivity provides even more management capabilities) 5- Security with built in Captcha + ReCaptcha support. 6- Different Joomla functions. (Joomla registration forms, User Login or Article submission..etc) 7- Access Control to your forms. 8- Payment Integration (Authorize.net - Paypal Pro - 2Checkout.com) 9- More utilities for common stuff needed like CURL - Email verification - Confirmation pages..etc 10- endless control using an events based system which lets you control everything inside your form if you want to, plus the ability to use PHP code wherever and whenever you need. $25 - $200 http://www.chronoengine.com/
  20. 20. “G” is for Google - Google Analytics Dashboard Google Analytics, also known as GA, is a free service from Google that can track and generate statistics about visitors from a website. Google Analytics can generate statistics about: visits, visitors, page views, bounce rates, organic searches, referrers, advertising and conversions. ! Free http://www.deconf.com/en/projects/google-analytics-dashboard-for-joomla/
  21. 21. “H” is for Hikashop (Shopping Cart) HikaShop is an e-commerce solution for Joomla ! Built for simplicity and flexibility. ! Have your users purchase your products efficiently, facilitate the management of your store, increase your sales thanks to built-in marketing tools and so much more ! Quik and easy to configure, let starts your shop online today ! ! $70 - $200 http://www.hikashop.com/
  22. 22. “I” is for Insert - Articles Anywhere With Articles Anywhere you can place articles anywhere in your site, including within 3rd party components, modules and even inside other articles. This can change the way you use your articles completely. For instance: Create custom modules displaying the article or articles you want. Create pages that show a number of defined articles Use an article as a content snippet, which you can include in multiple other articles/pages ! Free / $25 http://www.nonumber.nl/extensions/articlesanywhere
  23. 23. “I” is for Inbound Marketing - jInbound Create optimized landing pages convert leads with integrated forms Nurture leads down the sales funnel Manage Leads with a lite CRM Track, measure, improve
  24. 24. “J” is for JCE (duh) Free (with add-ons) http://www.joomlacontenteditor.net/
  25. 25. “K” is for Kunena Forums Kunena is the ideal forum extension for Joomla. It's free, fully integrated, and no bridges or hacks are required. http://www.kunena.org/
  26. 26. at OSTraining - over 85,000 questions answered with Kunena
  27. 27. “L” is for Life Links Turn Bible verses into links to the BibleGateway.com (both read and audible) ! Free http://joomlacode.org/gf/project/scripturelinks/frs/
  28. 28. “L” is for Learning - Guru / King Create an online course, university or school and make money while you sleep! ! $ 150 - $900 http://guru.ijoomla.com/ SCORM Compliant (major differentiator here) ! $349 http://www.king-products.net/
  29. 29. “M” is for Modules - Advanced Module Manager With Advanced Module Manager you can assign modules to just about anything you want. ! ! Free / $65 http://www.nonumber.nl/extensions/advancedmodulemanager
  30. 30. “M” is for Mobile - Mobile Joomla Free -> $99 http://www.mobilejoomla.com/download.html
  31. 31. Migration - redMigrator redMIGRATOR is the brand new and easy to use non-tech migration tool now written for Joomla! 2.5 and Joomla 3. It is designed to assist administrators in moving the contents of their site into a new Joomla! 2.5 or 3 installation. redMIGRATOR offers two different migration methods: Database or RESTful. http://redcomponent.com/redcomponent/redmigrator
  32. 32. Migration - jUpgrade Pro jUpgrade is a simple Joomla 1.5 component that will download a version of Joomla 2.5, decompress it and install it. After that, it should migrate all of the data from old Joomla 1.5 to the new Joomla 2.5 installation. http://matware.com.ar/downloads.html
  33. 33. Migration - SPUpgrade Migrate your old Joomla! sites with the best, most popular, used on thousands of sites already, by thousands of satisfied users, component and keep your Google Rank safe. http://cyend.com/extensions/extensions/components/purchase/6-purchase-upgrade-joomla-from-15-to-16
  34. 34. “N” is for NoNumbers... (Twitter told me to say this) $650 for life http://www.nonumber.nl/
  35. 35. “O” is for mOdals - NoNumber Modals will help you create modal popup windows. Modals can create links and also convert any existing link in your website to a modal popup window link. Modal popup windows are fancy popup boxes also known as Lightboxes Free - $40 http://www.nonumber.nl/extensions/modals
  36. 36. “P” is for Paid Content - Community Builder Subscriptions Sell your content Paid subscription levels Sell products and services Collect donations Promotional coupons Automated marketing World-wide tax handling CBSubs is a CB plugin* It's open source - GPL http://www.joomlapolis.com/cb-solutions/cbsubs
  37. 37. “P” is for Paid Content - Akeeba Paid Subscriptions Sell subscriptions on your site, the easy way. Integrate directly with Joomla! built-in ACL or dozens of popular extensions. Use one of the supported payment processors. Limit the content based on your users' subscription level. Be in control of your business policy with our powerful features.! ! $165 https://www.akeebabackup.com/downloads/akeeba-subscriptions.html
  38. 38. “P” is for Paid Content - PayPlans $99 - $299 http://www.jpayplans.com/pricing.html
  39. 39. “S” is for Sourcerer - NoNumber Sourcerer enables you to place PHP and any kind of HTML style code (including CSS and JavaScript) right into your content! Not only in your articles, but also in sections, categories, modules, components, META tags, etc. ! Free - $55 http://www.nonumber.nl/extensions/sourcerer
  40. 40. “S” is for Sobi Pro SobiPro allows you to build a business directory or a restaurant guide, a real estate management or a member and profile directory, a documentation and FAQ area or a download management system, a simple weblinks or news list, or even a blog. ! ! FREE ! http://www.sigsiu.net/sobipro.html
  41. 41. “S” is for Snippets - NoNumber With Snippets you can include text snippets in your content. You can make reusable snippets (pieces of text/content) and include them into your content via a tag, like {snippet my-first-snippet} http://www.nonumber.nl/extensions/snippets
  42. 42. “S” is for Sermons - Preachit! Sermon Management for church / ministry websites ! Free -> $25 / year
  43. 43. “T” is for Tabs from NoNumber http://www.nonumber.nl/extensions/tabs
  44. 44. “T” is for Toolbar - OSToolbar from OSTraining Secure API access to the training videos from OSTraining - 2013 JOSCAR winner - Joomla Services. ! Free / Paid Subscription http://www.ostraining.com/downloads/joomla-extensions/ostoolbar/
  45. 45. “V” is for Victor - Watchful.li Watch Everything Mass Joomla Updates Akeeba Backups Malware Scanner * Extension Updates Server Status File Modification Extension Tracker Notifications ! For ALL your sites ! $5 -> $75 / month https://watchful.li/
  46. 46. “W” is for Watching - AllVideos by Joomlaworks Free http://www.joomlaworks.net/extensions/free-premium/allvideos
  47. 47. “X” is for Xmap XML and HTML Site Maps http://joomla.vargas.co.cr/en/downloads/components/xmap
  48. 48. “Y” is for YooTheme Warp Framework A fast and slick theme framework which provides a rich tool set to develop cross-platform themes. http://www.yootheme.com/themes/warp-framework
  49. 49. “Z” is for “Zip” - What? Nothing! Extension from NoNumber The ultimate extension for Joomla! - it always does exactly what the title suggests. NOTHING! ! Free or Paid Version ($1.37)
  50. 50. What are yours? • civicrm! • corephp - wordpress for joomla! • calendar - gcal / ohana! • savvy panda’s list of top 100 ext.! • RSEvents! • JEvents! • Formstack! • Zoolander - (lots of zoo plugins)! • Cloud Hotelier! • SH404! • Facebook Fanbook
  51. 51. What are yours? • Cache Cleaner (Nonumber)! • Easy Blog (http://stackideas.com/easyblog)! • Widget kit from Yootheme (http://www.yootheme.com/widgetkit)! • Alter Glossary (http://alterbrains.com/joomla-extensions/content/alter-glossary) ! • Hotspots (google maps) (https://compojoom.com/joomla-extensions/ hotspots)! • Xplorer (http://extplorer.net/files)! • OsContent (http://www.ostraining.com/downloads/joomla-extensions/oscontent/)! • Security - myjoomla (http://myjoomla.com/)
  52. 52. 45 in 45 a “walk through” the extension directory... http://www.slideshare.net/imrodmartin/ - Image Courtesy: barefootandsoul.com