Category Archive for: Joomla

rfp-robotRFP ROBOT: Website Request for Proposal Generator

The time has come for a new website (or website redesign), which means you need to write a website request for proposal or web RFP. A Google search produces a few examples, but they vary wildly and don’t seem to speak really to your goals for developing or redesigning a new website. You need to write a website RFP that will clearly articulate your needs and generate responses from the best website designers and developers out there. But how?

Have no fear, RFP Robot is here. He will walk you through a step-by-step process to help you work through the details of your project and create a PDF formatted website design RFP that will provide the information vendors need to write an accurate bid. RFP Robot will tell you what info you should include, point out pitfalls, and give examples.

Our Popular Class "Why Should You Use Joomla?" Is Now Free

We are happy to announce that “Why Should You Use Joomla?” is now a free class. These videos are ideal if you or your client are in the middle of making a decision what CMS to choose for your next Web project. The course consists of thirteen short videos. It covers the top 10 reasons why you might want to choose Joomla over alternative CMS. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit for full links, other content, and more! ]] Source:

Joomla Mobile Toolbar Module from JoomForest

A good navigation menu can hugely improve your website user experience. If your site does not have an easy to use navigation menu system, then your customers will most likely get confused and leave to your competitors. Keeping your site navigation menu as simple as possible, will increase your customer satisfaction and make them come back to your site for more. JF Mobile Bar is a complete mobile navigation solution for Joomla. It can either partially or completely replace your Joomla template’s own header or menu. It offers your mobile visitors a flawless browsing experience that is tailored specifically to small screens. This unique Joomla tool can also work on tablet or desktop browsers. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit for full links, other content, and more! ]] Source:

New Class: How to Develop Joomla Components, Part 2

For quite some time, Joomla development was the most requested topic by OSTraining members. I’m delighted to release another major class in our Joomla development series. We’ve worked with Cory Webb, a Joomla developer since 2005, to produce a series of classes on building Joomla extensions. This new class is called “How to Develop Joomla Components. Part 2: the Frontend”, and follows on from “How to Develop Joomla Components, Part 1. The Administrator”. In these videos, you’ll finish building the todo list component that was started in Part 1.  Cory shows you how Joomla uses the MVC pattern for component development. You’ll learn how to build Models, Views and Controllers in the recommended Joomla way.  You’ll also see how to create router files and language files, plus how to package your work for distribution. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit for full links, other content, and more! ]] Source:…

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Junior Developer – Atlas Web Design – Texas

Chrome Developer Tools. Open Source Web Developer. Open source CMS platforms (e.g., WordPress, Joomla!, Drupal, Magento, etc)….From Atlas Web Design – Fri, 30 Jun 2017 14:19:32 GMT – View all Texas jobs Source:

Application Developer – Concentrix – Pennsylvania

Understanding of open source projects like Joomla, Drupal, Wikis, osCommerce, etc. Telecommute (based near Pittsburgh)….From Concentrix, Corporation – Thu, 22 Jun 2017 19:37:54 GMT – View all Pennsylvania jobs Source:

New Class: The Wright Framework for Joomla Templates

Wright is bootstrapped, responsive and lightweight. It’s the best Joomla framework you’ll find anywhere. In this week’s class, “The Wright Framework for Joomla templates”, you’ll learn how to use Wright to quickly create your own custom Joomla templates. Simon Kloostra shows you how to install Wright and use Wright’s default styles to quickly set up your template. You’ll learn how Wright provides you with many of the Bootstrap’s key features and components. You’ll also be able to safely customize your template using custom CSS and PHP files that won’t be overrridden during any updates. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit for full links, other content, and more! ]] Source:

The Completely Updated Joomla 3 Explained is Here

Today, we’re delighted to launch Joomla 3 Explained. This is a completely updated version of the best-selling and best-reviewed Joomla 3 book. The book covers all the new features in Joomla 3.7, including custom fields. Using Joomla 3 Explained, you can master Joomla 3 by using step-by-step examples.  The book walks you through a complete site-build, using a city called “Joomlaville”. You start by planning the site, then you build out content and fields, before moving on to templates, extensions and site management. Joomla 3 Explained has been used by 10,000’s of readers, from individuals learning on their on, to students in university courses and Joomla Day classes.  [[ This is a content summary only. Visit for full links, other content, and more! ]] Source:

Senior Backend Developer – Bitnami – Remote

We offer a library of popular server applications and development environments — including WordPress, Joomla!, Drupal, SugarCRM, Jenkins and more — that can…From BitNami – Tue, 06 Jun 2017 17:31:13 GMT – View all Remote jobs Source:

Expanded Class: How to Use Ecwid for eCommerce Sites

If you want to set up an online store, and don’t want to set up a new website, then Ecwid is a great solution. Ecwid has everything you need to set up an e-commerce store, from products and categories to payments and shipping. Once your store is created, you can embed Ecwid products (or your whole store) as simply as you would embed a YouTube video. This enables you to easily use Ecwid with Drupal, Joomla or WordPress. This week we released a big expansion to our Ecwid class. There are now 13 new videos in “How to Use Ecwid for eCommerce Sites”. Watch this videos and you’ll be able to rapidly set up your store with Ecwid. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit for full links, other content, and more! ]] Source:

PHP Developer – We Are Envoy – Irvine, CA

CMS and opensource projects like WordPress, Joomla!, Drupal, osCommerce, etc. ENVOY is looking for a passionate, energetic web developer to work with emerging…From We Are Envoy – Wed, 31 May 2017 17:51:17 GMT – View all Irvine, CA jobs Source:

How to Fix 1054 Unknown Column 'client_id' in 'field list'

When you run an update from Joomla 3.6.5 to 3.7.x with the Joomla_3.7.2-Stable-Update_Package patch and go to Menus >> Main Menu, you will see 1054 Unknown column ‘client_id’ in ‘field list’ error. In this tutorial, you will learn how to quickly fix it. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit for full links, other content, and more! ]] Source:

4 Effective SEO Strategies to Help B2B Companies Land on Top Search Results

Business-to-business (B2B) companies rely more on search engine optimization (SEO) to increase engagement with their prospective or loyal clients. Sure, most SEO strategies are geared towards marketing, but zoomed in closer, you will see that it is a lot more than that. SEO is defined by how your company engages with your market and how people make use of the digital world to connect to other companies that implement SEO. Having said this, here are some SEO strategies you may want to use in your own online journey as a B2B company: 1. Make your site ready to be viewed on any device or screen size People are always in a hurry, and usually, their phones and their tablets are their best friends In short, a lot of people carry mobile devices with them at all times. These gadgets should be considered as one of your B2B SEO strategies. Your…

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Project Integrator – MOJA – Herndon, VA

Joomla, WordPress or Drupal). 1 years as a Web or SharePoint Developer within the customer or customer’s Partner organizations….From MOJA – Fri, 26 May 2017 17:24:15 GMT – View all Herndon, VA jobs Source:

How to Deal with the AJAX Loading Error: Not Found Error

Did you ever face the dreaded “AJAX Loading Error: Not Found” error message when trying to update your Joomla site using the “Joomla! Update” core component?    In this tutorial, you will learn a few tips helping your to get rid of this error and smoothly run your Joomla update.   [[ This is a content summary only. Visit for full links, other content, and more! ]] Source:

How to Track Search Queries on Your Joomla Site

This tutorial will show you how to track search queries on your Joomla site. Often these queries can be a great source of information about what your visitors want: They show you what visitors can’t find: If one search term is really popular, it might be because people can’t find it using your current menus … it might be time to add a new menu link. They show you what visitors really want: You may think people want “pink widgets” but search terms might show that people really want “blue widgets”. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit for full links, other content, and more! ]] Source:

E-Learning Coordinator – Orbis Education – Carmel, IN

Or Content Management Systems (CMS) such as WordPress, Drupal, or Joomla. This is an entry level position, the E-Learning Coordinator (ELC) assists the Product…From Orbis Education – Thu, 18 May 2017 23:32:26 GMT – View all Carmel, IN jobs Source:

Adding a Contact Form to Your WordPress Site

Unlike Joomla or Drupal, WordPress doesn’t have a default contact form. However, there are many good options to choose from. We recommend a plugin called “Contact Form 7”. Learn in this tutorial how to install this plugin and use it to embed a basic contact form in your WordPress blog posts or pages. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit for full links, other content, and more! ]] Source:

Associate – Sitecore Developer – TRANSFAST – New York, NY

Some exposure to other CMSs like Drupal, Joomla will be a big plus. We are looking for Sitecore Developer who are focused, result-oriented and can help us…From TRANSFAST – Fri, 12 May 2017 18:06:41 GMT – View all New York jobs Source:

Mid/Senior PHP Developer – Veritas Health, LLC – Deerfield, IL

Mid/Senior Level PHP Developer*. Familiarity with a content management system, ideally Drupal (we currently use Drupal 7), Joomla, or WordPress…. $60,000 – $95,000 a yearFrom Indeed – Thu, 11 May 2017 19:37:41 GMT – View all Deerfield jobs Source:

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