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Joomla 3.6 New Features

Joomla 3.6.0 has been released recently with many improvements and bug fixes in code. We have checked our products thoroughly and didn't find any major incompatibility issues between our framework and modules and the latest Joomla. However, there's a small issue that fortunately can be fixed easily.

Hot Maps in Hot Hair template

Recently, Google started requesting API key for showing their maps on the user's websites. Free API key is available and it's free until exceeding 25,000 map loads per 24 hours. If your site exceeds this limit, through your Google account, you will need to pay $0.50 USD per 1000 additional requests, up to 100,000 per 24 hours. Our Hot Maps module has been affected by this change, so we immediately released a new version which allows you to enter your API key. Also, this article will explain how to get an API key from Google.

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.

Business analysis graphic with Joomla logo

Joomla is one of the most popular Content Management Systems (CMS) with over 30 million downloads and still counting. Released in 2005 this CMS has grown rapidly and it is now among the top three free open software. If you have already settled on using Joomla then you have set out on an exciting journey.

Typography tips

Fonts are a powerful element of any presentation. Yes, you might have background HD pictures or cute icons to jazz up your layouts but it’s the fonts that carry your message.

After update from Joomla 3.5.0 (or previous version) to Joomla 3.5.1, you could experience problem with Rapid Contact and Hot Appointment module (based on Rapid Contact). We will explain how to fix this.