Add a forum to Joomla

How to Add a Forum to Joomla

Depending on the nature of your website, you may want to extend its functionalities and include a forum. With little or zero knowledge about programming and without spending a dime, you can actually add...
Joomla XML Sitemap

How to Create a Joomla XML Sitemap Using OSMap

We know that Search Engines index the contents of a website faster with sitemaps. In this tutorial you will learn how to create  a Joomla XML sitemap using the OSMap component. The chart clearly shows...
Add Disqus to Joomla

Complete tutorial on how to add Disqus to Joomla

Joomla does not have a native comment system as of version 3.x but there are plenty of extensions available on the JED that can help you achieve this. Disqus is one of them and...
Create contact forms in Joomla

How to create contact forms in Joomla – Complete Tutorial

Contact forms are found on almost every website. It allows your website users to make inquiries or give feedback on the services that you provide. In this tutorial we'll guide you on how to...
Add Recaptcha to Joomla

Add Recaptcha to Joomla contact and registration forms

If you have been running a website that include user registrations, contact forms and comments, chances are high that you have faced and struggled with the spam menace. Of course, these include fake registrations,...
Set up Sendgrid as your Joomla SMTP mail server

How to set up Sendgrid as your Joomla SMTP mail server

So why do we need to set up an external mail server in Joomla? Well, there are circumstances under which a legitimate external mail server can come to your rescue. This tutorial will help you...
Remove database entries manually

How to remove the database entries manually in Joomla

A lot of extensions in Joomla tend to leave behind their database entries even after un-installation. This is probably done to ensure that the extension's data do not get wiped out completely should you...
Create a blog in Joomla - Joomguide

Create a blog in Joomla without using blog extensions

Before we get to the steps on how to create a blog in Joomla, lets learn something about blogging itself. Blogging is a way of expressing our thoughts regularly on something that we're passionate...
Import large SQL files - Joomguide

How to import large SQL files without Secure Shell access

There have been times when all we had was a shared hosting account with limited functionalities. Those were early days but I wouldn't be surprised if some of you are still struggling to import...
How to back up your Joomla Website

How to back up your Joomla website easily

There are certain things that we usually do after creating a Joomla website such as configuring the settings, customizing the templates, re-arranging the modules to our liking and adding some content. However once you're...

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