If running a business has taught me anything, it's taught me that it's important to be flexible.
A few months ago I announced the retirement of the lifetime developer subscription and the start of a new 3 year developer option. In the time since then I've had numerous requests to reopen the lifetime sub and very little interest in the 3 year plan.
As I mentioned, running a business has taught me to be flexible and open to change, so in response to this "new life lesson" I am announcing the resurrection of the lifetime subscription.
I have a Dribbble invitation to give away to two lucky designers.
If you are new to Dribbble it's an invitation only social site for designers. Dribbble is an awesome resource for seeking design inspiration and also sharing your latest masterpiece.
One of the great additions to Joomla 2.5 was the Joomla update component. In the process of updating our older themes to Joomla 3 templates I have discovered that the update process can often go awry due to changes in the database from Joomla 2.5 to Joomla 3.
Thankfully this is an easy thing to circumvent if you use the database fix tool first.
I’m happy to announce that our October Joomla template, Flux, is now available.
Flux is an elegant Joomla template with a ton of power under the hood via the T3 framework as well as a simple design aesthetic. Flux combines powerful functionality with aesthetic simplicity which I like to believe is the cornerstone of the Joomlabamboo ethos.
- One page option
- 8 Simple colour schemes
- Easily change the header and background image to suit your needs.
- Full responsive layout
- Discrete animated search bar
- Built on T3 and comes with a flexible mega menu, Theme Magic to control the colours used in your theme, draggable interface for controlling module positions and layouts.
- Compatible with Zenkit - our stand alone K2 Joomla templates
- Full support for Zentools - Our multi purpose Joomla module for creating flexible and responsive image and content grids and galleries.
One Page option
As you can see on the Flux demo the One page option works quite well :)
In this issue of the “How to Joomla” series I will explain how to use page class suffix in Joomla.
Joomla! creates HTML pages that use Cascading Style Sheets to control the appearance of the page. This includes things like fonts, colours, margins, and background. The CSS files are part of your template.
When Joomla! creates a page, it creates different CSS classes that are then referenced in the CSS file to specify which style will apply to which parts of the HTML page.
A common question we ask users of our Joomla forum is “what extension/template version number are you using?” In many instances the user isn’t sure and this article will explain how to find this number.
Last year I wrote about how I'd been somewhat of a recluse when it came to getting out of the office and going to meet other Joomla folk at Joomladays or user groups, but since last year's Joomladay Sydney, that's changed a lot.
It was great to meet folks in real life that I'd only ever skyped or tweeted with and so I am very much looking forward to meeting them and also some new folks in a couple of weeks for Joomladay Sydney, on October 19th to 20th.
Ever looked in the Joomla extension manager and seen the discover tab and wondered what it did? This article explains how to use the discover tool in Joomla 3.
What is it used for?
The Joomla discover feature was added in Joomla 2.5 and is used to discover and install extensions into your Joomla! Installation.
When I first announced the release of our first Zen Grid Bridge based theme, there was one part of the process that I had a tiny blindspot with - Bootstrap.
The truth is that one of the biggest issues with porting old themes to Joomla 3 is bootstrap. I know there are some Joomla 3 templates that are completely bootstrap-less but that seems like a mis-step given that Joomla is built on a bootstrap foundation.
So after a fair amount of discussion ... I am happy to say that the Joomla 3 version of Corporate and Ascent are now bootstrap compatible.
T3 offers powerful control over module widths across a various number of screen sizes. The width of the module positions in our T3 based Joomla templates is controlled by a graphical user interface in the layout tab in the template administrator.
Ths article describes how to use this interface.