Edit contacts on a live Joomla site with Trombinoscope Contacts Pro

First published June 28, 2019
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Trombinoscope Contacts Pro v3.0 introduced a major feature that is missing in Joomla core: the edition of contacts outside the administration console. The extension proposes a solution and to ensure the data is properly secure, there are a few steps to follow.


Unleash the power of custom fields in Latest News Enhanced Pro

First published May 25, 2019
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The addition of custom fields in the core of Joomla! 3.7 opened an era of new possibilities. Articles, for instance, can now contain data that only third-party extensions or hacks could provide.

Latest News Enhanced Pro, which is based on data available in the Joomla Content component, is taking advantage of custom fields by offering options that were not available before. You have now access to additional data to show image, title, text introduction, link and even data stored thanks to third-party custom fields!


Add a zoom effect to the slideshow smooth transitions

First published March 20, 2019
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The Truly Responsive Slides extension has smooth transitions out-of-the-box when switching between slides. It is possible to add even more emphasis on those transitions by adding a zoom effect. This is what this short tutorial will demonstrate.


Enable third-party custom fields in Latest News Enhanced Pro

First published January 21, 2019
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It is possible to show a lot of information alongside articles when creating blogs or module instances with Latest News Enhanced Pro for Joomla. An exhaustive list of the Joomla core custom fields is supported out-of-the-box but you may want to use data that was made available by third-party custom fields.

In this tutorial, I will show you how you can extend Latest News Enhanced Pro with the must-have custom fields created by Tassos (tassos.gr).


Expand/collapse menu items with children in Joomla's Protostar template

First published October 15, 2018
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I have recently tried to make the documentation menus on the Simplify Your Web website a little more 'user friendly'.

One element that was particularly missing was the possibility to see sub-menu items of parent menu items without the need to refresh the pages. At the same time, I wanted to make sure visitors of the site were aware there was more to see under certain items...

This tutorial will show you how I proceeded and how you can do it too.


Create a slideshow of pictures for the contact view

First published August 04, 2018
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With Trombinoscope Contacts Pro v2.11, it is now possible to show a different picture than the standard contact picture in the contact views created by the extension (for users of Joomla 3.7 and over). Not only that, it is also possible to show several pictures that will automatically display as a slideshow. This tutorial will teach you on how you can easily do just that.


This set of articles have been created in order to increase people's awareness about the Simplify Your Web products.
It is aiming to show how those products can be used and point out not-so-well-known functionality.