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Email Marketing Tips

Emails are one of the best ways to remain connected to the clients. It is cost-effective, easy to create and manage and requires no major efforts to draft the same. Additionally, email marketing provide additional exposure to your campaigns, which is of course beneficial for the business owners indulging in this practice.

Keeping Joomla version of your site up-to-date is one of the most important measures to keep it protected and free from bugs. Upgrade from Joomla 3.5 to Joomla 3.6 should not be too difficult. However, once again (unfortunately), updating Joomla can cause headache to its users.

Database Management Tools

As your business grows so will your site’s database. Joomla is easily scalable but for you to do this you might require some technical skills. Luckily, there are many database management tools in the market to improve performance of your website by optimizing the database.

Digital Signage Templates

Digital Signage is the use of digital media to advertise your products much like the signs of old were hand at the door steps of stores. These solutions are now readily and cheaply available for anyone to use at their disposal. This is thanks to the global proliferation of the internet and the emergence of Software as a Service, SaaS. Innovative players have seized this space and have started offering a wide range of services, which include digital signage solutions.

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.