Guys it has a long since to post blogs, You might know the reason behind. As you know at the beginning of this year, our CEO published a blog post titled 2014 Year In Review for ThemeXpert. There he mentioned all our plans for 2015. Yes, we all are at ThemeXpert HQ running for the goal. A team is making DigiCom, another team is preparing for WordPress and Joomla template. And one more team is working for Joomla and WordPress plugin. Today I am here with great announcement. We are going to release an interactive shortcode WordPress accordion builder, XpertAccordion and it's absolutely FREE.
In our previous post we told you that a lot of exciting WordPress stuff is coming from us. I'm delighted to announce the immediate availability of Switch theme for WordPress. Its a one page business team packed with the latest technology and love. Oh yes, it's absolutely FREE!
Switch is onepage responsive WordPress theme come to delight your business efficiency. It's crafted with top-tired technology and will be your complete handy tool for your business. Each and Every parts of this Switch theme is properly combined with balanced items that is good enough to mesmerize your clients. So you can easily highlight your all kinds of business motto and much needed corporate niches.
2015 is the important year for themexpert, we have sketch out a long list of milestone to reach. As a team member, I am proud to announce that, we, all close-knits are working hard to sail the vessel toward the destination. In the beginning of this year our CEO wrote a review of our 2014 activities and announce what coming next. After that announcement you might be waiting for a serial of good announcements, right? So stop your countdown. I’m here with big “W”. What is the big “W” ?
It’s WordPress, Now we are going to launch a service that includes FREE and PREMIUM WordPress template. For the inauguration of WordPress service, we have a great a gigantic gift for you. Do you know what the gift? It’s free and smart looking WordPress blogging template, BizCorp. The template is slick, simple and easily adaptable with any viewing devices. Have a look on the template preview.
Hey guys, hope you find your developing Joomla component easy and interesting. I really appreciate your collaboration and support to encourage me to write subsequent parts of Joomla! Component Development with FOF. In my last tutorial, I only covered single as well as multiple items view of backend. In today’s part I only show you how to create category multiple and single backend view of our Gallery component. Okey guys, let’s move forward. If you are following from this part of this tutorial, you are requested to follow me from Joomla! Component Development with FOF - Part 01
We all know Joomla! is one of the world’s most popular open source content management system (CMS) running with millions of user base and active Joomla community. Even hundreds of thousands of small businesses, governments, non-profits and large organizations worldwide like Citibank, eBay, General Electric, Harvard University, Ikea, McDonald's and Sony found Joomla awesome.
To universalize and maximize it popularly of Joomla!, on January 20, 2015 Joomla! announced the launch of its new service Joomla.com. In Joomla.com users can create and build their own website freely hosted Joomla website for an unlimited time, that's hosted by SiteGround.
Though the service comes with limited features, but enough for those who are currently choosing free hosted options with other website building solution. Experts are assuming this service will add an acceleration in Joomla popularity as userbase as well. Because before this service, there was no such way for new user to experience Joomla CMS.
Developing a Joomla! component generally gets you to write tons of code, right? If you want to get rid of that and want your component to be compatible with Joomla regular and major updates of Joomla. You are on the right place. Today, I will show you how to develop Gallery Component with FOF, develop by Akeeba, thought FOF comes with default Joomla! installation, but we’ll download F0F (FzeorF) files. You might think why download, F0F right? There is a funny reason, I will disclose at the end of my tutorial.
There are a couple of parts related to this component development, such back-end view and front-end view. Only back-end view involves with Item view and category view, and item view consists of single item view and multiple item view, and the same as with category view.
If you are confused with item view and category view. Let me make things simple. When we click on the New button from Article Manager, it opens up the single item view. In Article Manager, we can see all Articles altogether, this is called a multiple item view, Have a look at the image below.
2014 is been a great year for us. From remote team to physical office, single person to a enthusiastic team and many more. We attended many workshop, seminar, conference as mentor, speakers and organizer. 2014 was the turning year for our company and thought us many things.
Struggle and Learning
- Scaling our team from 3 to 11 was really challenging and required significants improvement to our on-boarding process, workflow, communication system. We tested a lots of tools and software to make thing easier and I'll share the details on another post.
- Finding right people for right job is the most tedious and challenging work for us.
- Communication is key and we still struggling to improve it. We've tried our best last year but I must admit we didn't reach our goal yet.
- We were unable to focus on data mining and customer interest point as it deserved.
- We worked on several internal projects but failed to public it due to resources and competence.
We are a week away to say goodbye 2014, 2014 was really a memorable year in our ThemeXpert history. You all know, we started our journey from a tiny bedroom, and now we serve 59k+ clients from 1500 sqft office where 12 team members come at the office as bees every morning and get back to their beehives in the evening. But all our colleagues seldom get time make fun with each other while commuting home to office.
As the 2015 quickly approach, we decided to go on a trip where we’ll spend a couple of days and make lots of fun before New Year come along. To take this opportunity, we want you to be aware of the potential in our all support channels.
We believe hard working is key to produce the best products and services for our customers. But we also believe, giving a chance to our team heads spending a joyful moments will add an extra value in our every product and service.