How to Add Facebook Stream to Your Joomla Website


Social Media is all over the place at this point.  Individuals and businesses from all over the web are realizing the potential of social conversation.  When it comes to bringing your Joomla website to Life and sharing your content you should probably consider adding a Facebook stream to your page.  There are many plugins and modules out there that can help you add a Facebook stream to your Joomla website although following these simple steps will help you add your FB page stream with an easy and give you some control over it as well.


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Joomla 1.5 & 1.6 Framework for Web Development

YJSG Joomla Framework

As an experienced Joomla web developer you may already know that the content management system in itself contains an extremely powerful platform geared towards the versed developer.  Out of the box Joomla 1.5 & Joomla 1.6 are fitted with powerful core options that can meet just about every website developed need and desire.  Although should you choose to get more creative and explore the full potential of the Joomla Content Management System then you’ll find that a framework may be a better choice for you.


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Content Management Power with Joomla 1.6

Joomla 1.6

There are several content management systems out there that provide great functionality for both the end-user and website administrators.  Amongst the many only one stands out in the crowd as a true performer that delivers functionality, flexibility, and performance – Joomla 1.6 Its much anticipated public release version was officially made available to the general public on January 10, 2011.  After many months of testing across a community of over 250,000+ developers and contributors across the globe it was able to reach a stable version to be made available for use on the web.


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Top 3 Reasons to Use an Open Source Solution CMS for Your Website

Content Management Solutions

Reinventing the wheel isn’t something that anyone wants to do nor recommended from a business standpoint in particular.  I say this simply because I’ve seen far too many individuals attempt to do just that.  When it comes to brainstorming or even building your website you should really consider some of the ready-made Open Source Solutions that are available on the web for website development.   (more…)

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Upgrading Joomla 1.5.x to 1.5.22

Upgrading Joomla 1.5.x. to 1.5.22

As of 05 November, 2010 the latest version of Joomla 1.5.22 has been released.  While the beta testing of 1.6 continues and slowly underway to a public release the Joomla Bug Squad has identified potential security risks in 1.5.21 and previous version of Joomla.  While in most cases it isn’t critical for an update to the latest version of Joomla the Bug Squad highly recommends that everyone does indeed update their Joomla version to its latest release.  Updating your Joomla installation can truly be a 1 minute procedure with the help of one of its components.


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Creating Menu Navigation In Your Joomla Website

Menu Creation in Joomla
Menu Creation in Joomla

Joomla truly offers a great platform for anyone interested in building quality and professional websites.  For someone like me who has been using the content management system for over 5 years I’m finding out more features and capabilities that I wasn’t aware of previously.  The continuous development of the application and the upcoming launch of Joomla 1.6 will truly redefine the web development industry.  The days of hard coding pages and static menus are long gone simply due to time and money.  One particular addition to your Joomla website that you should have is the ability to create menus with an ease.


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Building a Social Community Using Joomla

JomSocial Component for Joomla

The social media wave has taken over the World and remains to grow even more. Platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, & LinkedIN are only gaining more usage on daily basis. In order to properly and effectively community on these social media platforms you will need to ensure that your website provides plenty of valuable content to its visitors.  Joomla remains to be one of the best content management systems available today that can help you build your own social community.  Naturally it’s not something that you can whip up in one day and call it a final product.  This will require some basic knowledge of the Joomla! Content Management System before you can proceed any further.


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[HowTo] Setup Joomla 1.6.0 Beta 8 on Your Web Server

Joomla 1.6.0 Beta 8 Installation
It’s around midnight and I’ve been poking around this video for the last couple of hours.  I’m quite excited at the fact that the new Joomla 1.6.0 content management system is at its 8th Beta release.  Yep, almost to a public release!  I’ve been personally using this particular application since 2005 and have been very happy with its results on individual websites that I’ve worked on.  Whether you’re a novice or experienced web developer there’s a little bit for everyone in here.  Its navigation style is extremely easy to use and not to mention that you can setup the application itself in a matter of minutes in your web hosting environment.  Most web hosting providers even offer Joomla Installations using Fantastico which make things even easier.


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Advanced Comment System for Joomla 1.5.x

Disquss for Joomla 1.5.x

A current project that I’m involved in is being built in Joomla 1.5.20 One of the features that my client requested was to have an advanced comment system that includes enhanced functionality of comment contributions. Some of the features that the client requested were spam blocking, sharing, multi-platform integration, and more. Joomla has a ton of components and plugins out there that you can choose from although there was one in particular that caught my eye and I wanted to share it with you.


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Cool Database Management Tool for Joomla 1.5.x

ArtAdminer for Joomla 1.5.x

I tend to spend hours on the webs just browsing and looking for cool things such as new effects and gadgets to use for Joomla 1.5.x websites.  Over the course of the last 5 years I’ve been very pleased with this particular content management system and yet to find a substitute for it.  On my latest journey thru the web while scouting cool new gadgets for Joomla 1.5.x I stumbled across one particular component that’s a must have for every Joomla web developer.  Before I jump into details about it let me give you a little bit of a background about this web application and its core structure.


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