Imagine you are going on vacation with your friends, you've saved all year to have one week off. Your all friends are ready out there of your home. 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 trying 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)
In ThemeXpert, we celebrate with our co-members for the milestone we reach in every week, even in every month. But Today we reached to a milestone is really the biggest one without your presence, the excitement of celebration will be faint. I think you are start guessing the milestone. Yes, we are stepping on 5th year tomorrow and today is 4th birthday of ThemeXpert.
Since our first launch a lot of things has been changed and we experienced a lot. Our vision has not changed and still we are working to make our customers web life better.
While we are at ThemeXpert making wonderful Joomla template and extensions to make your Joomla website development experience easier. ThemeXpert are mostly for the members and partners who are associate with our family. You guys are the heroes of ThemeXpert acting behind the scenery. without you and your collaboration, ThemeXpert wouldn’t have any meaning. So, we are really fortunate to have all of you in our family.
Milestone reached in 4 years:
- Started from bedroom moved to new office : ThemeXpert started from my bedroom with my friend and we moved to a 1500sqf office Jan 2014.
- Remote Team to In-house : Before moving our office we worked remotely and now we work under same roof discuss about new and exciting features. This allow us to work fast and seamlessly. From 2 members we grown to 7 members team now.
- 56K Members : We are now family of 56K+ members.
- 51 Template Released : We released 51 templates from our starting and we believe in quality over quantity.
- Expose Framework : The framework responsible for our template backend options and layout. We released v4 of it and working on v5 right now. We are hoping to release v5 in this quarter.
Media handling is one of the most essential feature in every CMS, In Joomla! Media handling is mainly performed from its Media Manager. Based on its importance, several discussions was popped out in cms-dev-mailing list. Many of unique and tremendous ideas coined up to improve Joomla Media Manager.
Assembling all scattered ideas Buddhima Wijeweera, Software Engineer at WSO2 and open source enthusiast not only refactored existing Media Manager UI, but also focused on refactoring internal coding, adding new features and improving user experience. Moreover recently this idea has been also added to Joomla! Roadmap (for Joomla! 3.9).
It is the start of June, many of you have been frequently browsing our template category page to download our newest template at its first blink. So, guys count down is over, ThemeXpert is going to add an unique beeze to the stunning template collection, The breeze is EduXpert The Responsive Joomla Education Template.
EduXpert comes with majestic layout with trendy and clean design. The template has extensively and exclusively crafted for educational and online course portal for Joomla. EduXpert is well-equipped with an extended support of GURU (Learning Management System) and JomSocial. Along with K2, Easyblog, custom pages and maximum presets, you can start your online educational Joomla website anytime, anywhere.
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.
Animation can amaze your visitors and give them a reason to stay for a long while or return back in the future only in a couple of seconds. It enhances your site usability and save your visitors' time. You can easy server your motto of your business.
In our previous tutorial we showed how you can create a one page website, in this tutorial I’ll show how you can make it more interactive with scroll animation. I’ll use a fantastic animation library called WOW.js.
Favicon stands for favorite icon, is also known as a shortcut icon, website icon, tab icon or bookmark icon. The favicon is an icon adjacent to a URL displayed in a browser’s address bar or subsequent to the site name in a bookmark list. When a visitor adds a website to his bookmarks list, the favicon is appeared before the website link.
Favicon is just an small icon makes your website more memorable and professional. Usually famous websites are known by their Favicon. Your favicon is like a trademark. People associate it with your "brand". If you're working to build brand name recognition, it is a mandatory, It helps its users to easily distinguish your site when it's opened on crowded browser.
Sometimes, little things make a big difference. So, we decided to write an article how to add favicon in Joomla website. Don’t panic about process, the whole process will take you only five to ten minutes. The process is comprised of two steps. In first step, we will create favicon and subsequently we will add the favicon in a Joomla website.
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.