extensions manager

Joomla 2.5 Tutorials – This tutorial will show you to remove the 3 banners at the bottom of the Joomla website that say Contribute! Books! Shop!.  If you are using Beez_20 you will see these banners at the bottom of your website.  You can customize or remove these 3 banners which are located in 3 […]

Joomla 2.5 – How to Uninstall / Delete a Joomla 2.5 Template While going through the most obvious way of Uninstalling a Joomla 2.5 template in the Template Manager, I got an error message that said: Cannot delete last style of a template I really have no idea what this error message means.  But I […]

Joomla 2.5 – How to Uninstall a Component in Joomla

by Elaine February 17, 2012

Joomla 2.5 Tutorial – Uninstalling a Joomla 2.5 component is a easy but difficult to find where to start.  I will teach you how to uninstall your Joomla 2.5 component with 3 steps.  Uninstalling Joomla 2.5 Components is performed in the Extensions Manager. High level overview of how to uninstall a Joomla Component: Manage your […]

Continue Reading →

Joomla 2.5 Tutorial – How to Install & Activate New Template in Joomla 2.5

by Elaine February 17, 2012

Joomla 2.5 Tutorial – The process is the same as previous Joomla versions on how to install and activate a new Joomla template.  The only tricky part of installing a Joomla template is to make sure the ZIP file you download ONLY contains the folder of your new template.    If the Joomla template installer […]

Continue Reading →

Joomla 1.7 Tutorial – How to Show Modules on Frontpage instead of Featured Articles

by Elaine January 23, 2012

Joomla 1.7 Tutorial – How to Show Only Modules On the frontpage of Joomla 1.7. The default installation of Joomla 1.7 displays featured articles in the “mainbody” section of the frontpage.  These articles are managed by the ‘featured articles’ Manager in the Article/Content Manager.   But what if you only want to show modules in […]

Continue Reading →

How to Add Adsense to Joomla 1.7 Articles with Nurte Google Adsense

by Elaine October 14, 2011

Joomla 1.7 Extensions – It is easy to add Adsense to your Joomla 1.7 website.  This Joomla tutorial applies to any Joomla 1.7 theme you have installed.  I will use my Beez_20 template as an example. Nurte Google Adsense Plugin allows you to add Google Adsense directly into articles.   You can choose positioning of your ads, […]

Continue Reading →

Joomla 1.7 Drop Down Menus are not Working

by Elaine September 26, 2011
Thumbnail image for Joomla 1.7 Drop Down Menus are not Working

And I thought I was going crazy.  I searched all the forums but no one really complained that their Joomla 1.7 drop down menus were not working properly.  My Joomla 1.7 drop down menus were non existent!  The child menus were always showing off to the right side, or even at one point they were […]

Continue Reading →

Joomla 1.7 Extensions – How to Hide Modules from Registered Users

by Elaine September 22, 2011

5 Easy Steps Joomla How to Hide Module from Users who are Logged in Here is a component that I found extremely helpful to hide modules/menus from users who were logged in.  This free Joomla 1.7 extension is called “MetaMod” and can be found at http://www.metamodpro.com.  I’ve used it extensively in my Joomla websites and […]

Continue Reading →

Joomla 1.7 Tutorial – How to Link to Sub Menus to Article Categories

by Elaine August 24, 2011

Joomla 1.7 Help – Create Sub/Menus to link to Article Categories The Module Manager is used to control what is displayed on your website.  The Menus, Article Manager and Components defines how the data is organized, changed or created in the backend.   A Menu can have many sub menus, a Menu cannot be displayed if […]

Continue Reading →

Joomla 1.7 Help – How to Show Single Article in a Module Position

by Elaine August 21, 2011

Joomla 1.7 Tips – Publish a single article in a module position. Joomla standard installation does not allow you to publish a single article in a module position.  You can copy your article directly into the ‘Custom HTML’ module but I don’t recommend this option. It is much safer to keep all your articles in […]

Continue Reading →

Joomla 1.7 – How to add Adsense to your Joomla Website

by Elaine August 9, 2011

Joomla 1.7 – Easy Steps to add Google Adsense to your Joomla Website Start making money with Google Adsense.  This is Google’s pay per click program where you can add up to 3 ad units on a page at a time.  You can sign up at Adsense.google.com.  If you already did that and want to […]

Continue Reading →

How to add a ‘Contact Us’ link to your Joomla 1.6 Website

by Elaine July 29, 2011

Joomla 1.6 Components – In the standard Joomla 1.6 and Joomla 1.7 installation there is no functionality to create a ‘Contact Us’ link.  You will need to install a Joomla extension to be able to receive feedback from your users.    I found a free Joomla component contact form that has tons of features and very easy […]

Continue Reading →