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Copy and Paste Coding – Powerful snippets for non-coders

Many people are afraid of code. To be fair, it is a bit like learning a foreign language! In order to demystify coding and illustrate some easy tasks you can do to make your website more advanced, our senior web designer, Alexis Priddy, put together a class on Copy and Paste Coding, which she presented at JoomlaDay Texas 2019.   {source}<iframe src=”//player.vimeo.com/video/363304977″ width=”567″ height=”318″ frameborder=”0″ webkitallowfullscreen mozallowfullscreen allowfullscreen></iframe>{/source}   To review the full slide deck from …

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Joomla Day Texas 2019 Recap

It was a hot weekend in Austin (and the weather was warm too)! Five team members from YellowWebMonkey traveled to Microsoft in Austin, Texas for Joomla Day Texas 2019. Joomla web designers of all levels from across the country converged to collaborate and share ideas and best practices. As Brian Mitchell, the treasurer of Open Source Matters (Joomla’s governing body), said in his opening remarks, “Joomla is about community” and that community was present in …

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Fix Breadcrumbs Markup on Joomla site

You may have noticed that Google Search Console recently added a New Structured Data Report for Breadcrumbs in order to allow users to evaluate whether their breadcrumb markup has been implemented correctly.   Twitter lit up with posts and pictures like this one:  {source}<blockquote class=”twitter-tweet”><p lang=”en” dir=”ltr”>Thanks Google Search Console, I think I got your point 😁🙋🏻‍♀️😅 <a href=”https://t.co/xndAFcclWy”>pic.twitter.com/xndAFcclWy</a></p>&mdash; Aleyda Solis (@aleyda) <a href=”https://twitter.com/aleyda/status/1175032969414828032?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw”>September 20, 2019</a></blockquote> <script async src=”https://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js” charset=”utf-8″></script>{/source}   The default Joomla breadcrumbs …

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Joomla Class Not Found Error Caused by Namespaces

Don’t worry, you’re not alone! If you have an error that looks something like: “word\word\word not found”, it may be because of an extension you’ve recently installed or updated. Here are two more examples:   [4.0] Class ‘Joomla\Component\Templates\Administrator\Controller\Style’ not found     An error has occurred. Class ‘Joomla\Module\Login\Administrator\Helper\LoginHelper’ not found     Quick Joomla history lesson: when Joomla switched from version 1.5 to version 2.5, there were significant changes, creating what is known as a technology …

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JoomlaDay Florida 2019 Recap

This past weekend, YellowWebMonkey had the distinct privilege of sponsoring JoomlaDay Florida 2019. The three-day open source web conference and expo took place in beautiful Tampa, Florida and is the largest attended Joomla event in North America. The weekend consisted of insightful keynotes, training, sessions, workshops, labs, and certification. It was a great event to network with other “Joomlers”, learn more about Joomla, and hone our skills. While we normally help educate users about Joomla …

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Redirect PDF File Only When Missing

We have a client that has hundreds of training and product manuals and many have been removed over time.  That creates broken links and frustrated customers for them.  They had two folders that these resided in, /images/documents/ and /im_uploads/ We recommend creating a new page with a specific message that the resource is missing and then adding a search form and links to browse.  In the example below, we made such a page with a …

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Cannot Access Modules In Mijoshop

It is seriously frustrating to install a 3rd party extension into Mijoshop, only to get the error “The page you are looking for could not be found! Please contact your administrator if the problem persists.” afterwards.  There are generally two ways to fix this: 1. Access Issue Some extensions require that you give permissions first.  Go to users->user groups->Administrators and then for both Access Permissions and Modify Perrmisions, hit Unselect All, then Select All.     …

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