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Hot Homes

After successful installation of the Hot Homes template, there are few steps that you should perform in order to completely replicate our demo site. These steps are necessary because it’s not possible to copy Joomla! user accounts via quickstart installation (it’s unsafe). Also, the ReCaptcha plugin must be configured separately for each site.

Lazy Load Lightbox

Lazy Load script delays loading of images in web pages. This is especially useful if you have a lot of images on pages and if pages are long with a lot of contents. It makes the page load faster, reduce server load and saves bandwidth.

CSS Tutorials from Beginner to Pro

Web design is an important part of your online space, and it’s crucial that you remain at the top of your CSS game if you want to create a unique user experience. In this article, you’ll find a list of tutorials to benefit from, whether you’re a complete rookie, a pro, learning just for fun, or brushing up on your CSS skills.

YouTube Video in Joomla

This short tutorial explains a common question: How to insert a YouTube video in Joomla site. It's pretty straightforward and you can insert YouTube videos in both Joomla articles and custom HTML modules.

Font Awesome in Joomla

Almost all our templates (except the oldest ones) support Font Awesome icons, the most popular icon font in the world. We are writing this tutorial to explain how you can enable Font Awesome in any Joomla template and how to use the icons in your Joomla articles and custom HTML modules.

If you experience problem with VirtueMart when you try to send email (product purchase, ask a question button...), this solution might help you to fix this.

Content Box Model in CSS

Let’s dig a little bit deeper into the concept of understanding the content box model in CSS. This lesson is purely for beginners although you can remind yourself a few things if you would like to refine your skills in Cascading Style Sheet.

Filterable Content Boxes in Joomla

This tutorial explains how to create filterable content boxes in Joomla that we have on our Flat Joomla template. The boxes can be filled with any content and can be published as custom HTML modules or inserted into the Joomla articles.

Hot CV

Our template for December 2014 is Hot CV. It has some specific features and we will explain in this post more about those features. You will learn how to change the big slideshow, how to change styling of the featured articles and how to include modules in the articles.

Favicon of Joomla site in browser bar

Favicon of your website has the similar function as icon for programs you're using every day on your computer or for applications you're using on your mobile device. This is something that will help your visitors to remember and to recognize your site. Therefore, you can imagine how important the favicon should be for your website, which is, in this case, your brand, your product, your virtual office where you meet your clients.