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Introducing New Animation, Box Shadow, Parallax Controls + Big Elements Improvements In Quix

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Today is a big day for Quix community. We are thrilled to announce a major update of Quix where we touched every elements (50+) and turned them into more powerful than ever. 

Re-organized each element options, added more features and functionalities, new input types and transformed them into much more advanced and full of possibilities. It is a big update that takes the Quix to a whole new height. 


The New & Improved Animation Controls

The brand new animation controls allow you to control any section, row, column and elements entrance animation with time delay. We moved animation controls to a new tab so you can find and control animation quickly. 

Now there is 28 animation type for you to decide how your element will enter to screen. 

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Introducing Quix New Interface - Refreshing, Vibrant and Fresh

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 Since after Quix's first release, a lot has been changed. We released bunch of cool new features, elements, blocks and the list goes on…

One thing we haven't touch since then is Quix interface. Changing Quix's UI is very challenging and we have make sure that user experience doesn't break and there is no learning curve.

We've tons of exciting features to built and to do so, we had to change its UI. We need a fresh new design without breaking anything.

After a month of planning, testing and coding we are finally able to roll out a new interface for Quix!

So, lets see what have changed

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How To Track & Display WordPress Post Views Without Any Plugin

How To Track & Display WordPress Post Views Without Any Plugin

Hopefully, you have already seen some blogs use displaying the total view number for every post to prove their visitors engagement, and now you may want to know how it is done?

Do you want to know how many times a particular post has been viewed and as well as want to show the result to your viewers?

In this tutorial, I will show you step by step how you can display the total number of views of a particular post without using any plugin.

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How to Re-create Joomla.org Homepage With Quix

How to Re-create Joomla.org Homepage With Quix

After a year of hard work, Joomla homepage redesign team recently rolled out a brand new design for Joomla.org. Our heartiest thanks to volunteers involved in this team for their fantastic job.

The redesign team took more than a year for research, gathering feedbacks, testing and backporting the old template.

The redesign team’s vision started laying the framework for an upgraded site template for all of our Joomla! Web properties; however, we are not yet at a point where we can roll out this template. So the redesign team’s work was backported into our existing template so we could immediately make use of the team’s hard work and fresh ideas.

At ThemeXpert, our goal to help you make website faster with our joomla templates and page builder. So we asked ourselves, how fast we can make the exact homepage with our tools. Turns out, very fast!

It took us less than 6hrs to replicate the homepage with our Firefly Joomla template and Quix.

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7 Must Have Joomla Extensions for Every Site

7 Must Have Joomla Extensions for Every Site

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.

Disclaimer
All joomla 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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Huge Documentation Update

Huge Documentation Update

Every day, we read lots of technical documentation on many libraries and products. We realized, documentation is the primary reason for selecting any libraries or product.

On our last company re-treat, we decided to improve all our Joomla and WordPress product documentation at its best.

We hired a new technical writer, and he is busy re-writing all our product documentation from scratch.

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Top 10 Free and premium Joomla Slideshow Extensions

Top 10 Free and premium Joomla Slideshow Extensions
[Update] You can build your Joomla website visually with our page builder Quix and you don't need any 3rd party extension for a slider. See our article [How to create a beautiful slider with Quix](https://www.themexpert.com/blog/how-to-create-beautiful-slider-with-quix) and start building your 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.

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Infinito V2 Released - RTL, Built-in Blog, Typography Controls and More

Infinito V2 Released - RTL, Built-in Blog, Typography Controls and More

Infinito is our first Joomla template released with Quix page builder last year. Since then, we released many Joomla templates, and Quix has become the most powerful page builder for Joomla.

We started this year with a new template, and the whole team is busy updating the old templates with new features.

After a week of hard work, I am proud to present Infinito v2. It is a brand new template underneath, and we have added so many features in this version.

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