Showing posts with label CMS. Show all posts
Showing posts with label CMS. Show all posts

Saturday, March 26, 2016

The 10 Best Joomla Extensions of 2016

best free joomla extensions 2013
Joomla is a free and open-source content management system that allows you to build your website to your liking. Sweet features include page caching, RSS feeds, printable versions of pages, news flashes, blogs, polls, search, and support for many languages. Joomla has been downloaded over 35 million times as of July 2013, which would make it the most used CMS besides WordPress. Joomla is fully supported on HostDime’s managed servers
Although Joomla has many great features. there are plenty of additional extensions that help compliment your site. There are 5 types of extensions for Joomla which all handle a different function: Components, Modules, Plugins, Templates, and Languages. There’s over 6,000 extensions available from the official Joomla! Extension Directory. HostDime went through the directory to find some of the best Joomla extensions of 2013, in no particular order.

The 10 Best Joomla Extensions

Akeeba Backup – Let’s begin with the most important component first: Akeeba Backup, because backing up your site is essential so you don’t lose months or years of hard work. Backup, restore, and transfer your site with one click. The archive includes your database, files, and the restoration script. Move your site to a different server, migrate it to a different location, or create an exact clone. Akeeba Backup can take backups automatically, so literally sleep well knowing your Internet valuables will be fine.
K2 – The Joomla article post system just includes a title and content body. K2 is a content manager that adds upon the simplicity thanks to numerous features and fields like media, image management and galleries, comments, tagging, frontend editing, easy templating and sub-templating, user profiles and groups, blogs, drag and drop features, and so much more. 
k2 joomla
Joomla Content Editor – Don’t understand HTML or CSS? Not a problem. Create and edit content with Microsoft Office-like functions and easy navigation to make formatting a piece of cake. Upload, rename, delete, cut/copy/paste images and insert them into your articles. There’s also a helpful Advanced Code editor that includes syntax highlights for you to write code quickly.
sh404SEF – Terrible name, great extension. sh404SEF is the most reliable, trusted, and downloaded SEO tool that helps the search engine placement of your Joomla website. Effortlessly transform auto-generate URLs into keyword-rich, SEO-friendly URLs thanks to the built in Google Analytics functionality. A word of warning: make sure you understand what happens to your old URLs and correctly redirect all pages so your visitors don’t see a 404 page.
sh404sef
Mobile Joomla – In this day and age, if your mobile page is not optimized, you will be missing out on eyeballs and conversions. Stay ahead of your competitors with a responsive website design that generates your website according to device. Automatic image optimization means faster loading for longer visits with a lower bounce rate.
CC Newsletter – This is an extension for sending a newsletter to one or multiple groups of subscribers. Cultivate an e-mail list of your website’s visitors for a better chance of increased traffic. Create your own customized newsletter template without any kind of technical expertise.
WidgetKit – WidgetKit is just what it sounds like: a pack of responsive design widgets that fit to your specific site. Widgets include a slideshow gallery, map for your business, accordion sections that expand and collapse, social media embeds, HTML5 audio and video players, and much more.
redSHOP – Once your website is to your liking, it may be time to sell your products or someone elses. redSHOP is the number one shopping cart solution for your online business. Offer gift certificates and gift wrapping, show an unlimited amount of products, sell in multiple currencies, send out promotional newsletters, add pictures in different sizes, and see where your traffic is coming from with search engine optimization stats.
redshop
JComments – Now you need a comment section for interaction with your viewers. JComments is a comment extension that allows users to leave comments on any published materials. Turn on and off comments for specific categories or posts, automatically publish certain comments, edit and delete users rights to comment, edit comments from the back-end, let users be informed about new comments, and support for emoticons, RSS feeds, and multiple languages.
Admincredible – What to do after you have all the extensions you desire? Well you must keep them updated of course! Admincredible allows you to update all of your Joomla 2.5 and 3 websites, extensions, and newest installations with the click of a button. Once logged into Admincredible, your dashboard displays all of your Joomla sites that need updating and you can either update one or all instantly.
ref. - www.hostdime.com

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

The 10 Best Joomla Extensions of 2017

best free joomla extensions 2013
Joomla is a free and open-source content management system that allows you to build your website to your liking. Sweet features include page caching, RSS feeds, printable versions of pages, news flashes, blogs, polls, search, and support for many languages. Joomla has been downloaded over 35 million times as of July 2013, which would make it the most used CMS besides WordPress. Joomla is fully supported on HostDime’s managed servers
Although Joomla has many great features. there are plenty of additional extensions that help compliment your site. There are 5 types of extensions for Joomla which all handle a different function: Components, Modules, Plugins, Templates, and Languages. There’s over 6,000 extensions available from the official Joomla! Extension Directory. HostDime went through the directory to find some of the best Joomla extensions of 2013, in no particular order.

The 10 Best Joomla Extensions

Akeeba Backup – Let’s begin with the most important component first: Akeeba Backup, because backing up your site is essential so you don’t lose months or years of hard work. Backup, restore, and transfer your site with one click. The archive includes your database, files, and the restoration script. Move your site to a different server, migrate it to a different location, or create an exact clone. Akeeba Backup can take backups automatically, so literally sleep well knowing your Internet valuables will be fine.
K2 – The Joomla article post system just includes a title and content body. K2 is a content manager that adds upon the simplicity thanks to numerous features and fields like media, image management and galleries, comments, tagging, frontend editing, easy templating and sub-templating, user profiles and groups, blogs, drag and drop features, and so much more. 
k2 joomla
Joomla Content Editor – Don’t understand HTML or CSS? Not a problem. Create and edit content with Microsoft Office-like functions and easy navigation to make formatting a piece of cake. Upload, rename, delete, cut/copy/paste images and insert them into your articles. There’s also a helpful Advanced Code editor that includes syntax highlights for you to write code quickly.
sh404SEF – Terrible name, great extension. sh404SEF is the most reliable, trusted, and downloaded SEO tool that helps the search engine placement of your Joomla website. Effortlessly transform auto-generate URLs into keyword-rich, SEO-friendly URLs thanks to the built in Google Analytics functionality. A word of warning: make sure you understand what happens to your old URLs and correctly redirect all pages so your visitors don’t see a 404 page.
sh404sef
Mobile Joomla – In this day and age, if your mobile page is not optimized, you will be missing out on eyeballs and conversions. Stay ahead of your competitors with a responsive website design that generates your website according to device. Automatic image optimization means faster loading for longer visits with a lower bounce rate.
CC Newsletter – This is an extension for sending a newsletter to one or multiple groups of subscribers. Cultivate an e-mail list of your website’s visitors for a better chance of increased traffic. Create your own customized newsletter template without any kind of technical expertise.
WidgetKit – WidgetKit is just what it sounds like: a pack of responsive design widgets that fit to your specific site. Widgets include a slideshow gallery, map for your business, accordion sections that expand and collapse, social media embeds, HTML5 audio and video players, and much more.
redSHOP – Once your website is to your liking, it may be time to sell your products or someone elses. redSHOP is the number one shopping cart solution for your online business. Offer gift certificates and gift wrapping, show an unlimited amount of products, sell in multiple currencies, send out promotional newsletters, add pictures in different sizes, and see where your traffic is coming from with search engine optimization stats.
redshop
JComments – Now you need a comment section for interaction with your viewers. JComments is a comment extension that allows users to leave comments on any published materials. Turn on and off comments for specific categories or posts, automatically publish certain comments, edit and delete users rights to comment, edit comments from the back-end, let users be informed about new comments, and support for emoticons, RSS feeds, and multiple languages.
Admincredible – What to do after you have all the extensions you desire? Well you must keep them updated of course! Admincredible allows you to update all of your Joomla 2.5 and 3 websites, extensions, and newest installations with the click of a button. Once logged into Admincredible, your dashboard displays all of your Joomla sites that need updating and you can either update one or all instantly.
ref. - www.hostdime.com

Thursday, February 5, 2015

Top 10 PHP Content Management Systems (CMS)

A CMS or Content Management System is an application that allows to manage, organize, publish, edit and create a website easily. A CMS application is used for retrieval and storage of information from a huge volume of data, these information may be in the form of word processor documents, spreadsheet, audio and video files and images. I gathered a list of top 10 PHP content management systems and you are gonna like the list.

1. WordPress

How to Create WordPress Pagination Without a Plugin
WordPress is the best user-friendly content management system and it is used by over 25% of Alexa rank’s top million websites. It was developed by Matt Mullenweg and Mile Little on 27 May 2003. Users of WordPress can easily change the functionality and look of their website without interfering their structure or content. They can easily switch and install themes. Plugins allow user to extend functionality of their WordPress websites. From SEO to widgets there is every type of plugin is available in WordPress.

2. Joomla!

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Joomla is an open source content management system developed by The Joomla Project Team on 17 August 2005. It utilizes object oriented programming methods and MySQL database for storing data. According to estimate, it is widely used content management system after WordPress.

3. Drupal

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Drupal is developed by a Belgian software programmer Dries Buytaert in January 2001. It uses Microsoft SQL Server, SQLite, PostgreSQL, Orale and MySQL databases for storing data.

4. AdaptCMS

adaptcms
Developed by Insane Visions on 21 September 2011 as an open source content management system. It has plugin system, cache feature, stats feature, extensive mode_rewrite, custom relations, custom permissions, custom sections, custom fields, update features, RSS and Pages modules.

5. CMS Made Simple

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CMS Made Simple is developed by Ted Kulp on 28 July 2012 as a community and content management system software. For storage, it uses MySQL database system. Its template system is driving using PHP template engine Smarty.

6. Exponent CMS

exponent
Exponent CMS is developed by OIC Group, Inc and first stable version was released on 27 January 2012 as blog, ECM (Enterprise Content Management System), community and content management framework.

7. PHP-Fusion

phpfusion
PHP-Fusion is developed by Nick Jones and first version was released in 2003. You can build news, articles, forums, downloads, shoutbox like websites by using PHP-Fusion.

8. PHP-Nuke

phpnuke
PHP-Nuke is developed by Franciso Burzi and was released on 22 May 2009. It has many features like, advertisement integration, pages, downloads, encyclopedia, FAQ, Feedback, forums, journal, news, search and many more.

9. Xpress Engine

xpressengine
Xpress Engine was developed by Shim Hyo-seop, Park Beom-jin, Florin Ercus, Daniel Ionsecu, Ye-sol, Kim Tae-gon and many more on 28 February 2008. For storage, Xpress Engine uses MS-SQL, Sqlite2 and 3, PostgreSQL, MYSQL 4.1 or higher, Firebird and CUBRID databases.

10. RenovatioCMS

RenovatioCMS
RenovatioCMS was released on 18 October 2011. It is written in UBB code, JavaScript, CSS, HTML and PHP.