Imagine you are going on vacation with your friends, you've saved all year to have one week off. Even you have double checked that you have put your pink swimming pant in your bag then You got call from your colleague screaming 'our site is down'. You get off the car and start calling for your hosting company to find out the reason why it’s down. They told you we are checking your issue and informing you after 15 minutes.
After 30 minutes you call back again, they saying they are still working to figuring it out, your weekend is squeezing and your site still down. It’s now the 3rd day your sells is still submerged and your existing clients have started sending mail for refunds. All things could have because of an imprudent decision in selecting a hosting company. (real story)
Content is King but Presentation is Everything. You might be able to win a battle with a good piece of content, but you can’t win the war without a good content presentation. You can’t gain your achievable goal without presenting contents in strategic and smart way.
Joomla comes with all possibilities, you desire to include in your website. There is bundle of content presenting extensions are available in Joomla extension directory. Before randomly picking content extension, you might expect to read reviews on it. We have made short list for expediency.
When visitors visit to a website, they look for something: they want to take action or get information at a glance. They are always in a hurry to scan a site. A statistics shows, visitors take maximum 8 seconds to take decisions whether stay a long or bounce.
An image expresses a thousand words and that's the reason slideshow came up. Conveying motto of your website to the visitors, and allowing them the answer, why they will hang on for a long while, is pretty challenging in a few seconds. Don’t worry statistics shows a solution. 90% of information transmitted to the brain is visual, and visuals are processed 60,000X faster in the brain than text (Sources: 3M Corporation and Zabisco).
In Joomla you it’s pretty easy to create a slideshow. you'll find so many Joomla Slideshow extensions in Joomla extension directory. For your convenience, we've created a short list of free and premium slideshow extensions.
Finding a right Joomla extension for your site is always painful when you have choice of 7K+ extensions. Right now, Joomla Extension Directory (JED) contains 7943 extensions and choosing right extension for sites could be a nightmare. For you we have prepared a short list of extensions which every Joomla site requires.
All the extensions mentioned in this article are regularly used by ourselves and our child sites. Neither we have any affiliation with the extension provider nor we have used any affiliate link.
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