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10 New features of Joomla 3.9

Joomla 3.9 release for new privacy suit for managing the privacy requests of users and with some new features. In this blog post, we will discuss the new features of Joomla 3.9

Joomla updates are essential to make sure your Joomla website is safe, up to date with Joomla new features, security fixes, improvements and bug fixes. Updating Joomla version is simple but there are important factors you should note when doing the update.

In this blog post, we would like to give you a list of the important factors when updating a new version for Joomla 3.

Our Joomla 4 tutorials provide useful tutorials / tips for Joomla users from basic to advanced. In this tutorial, we will show you step-by-step instructions to remove index.php from URLs for your Joomla 4 websites to make friendly url system.

Search engine friendly (SEF), human-readable or clean URLs are URLs that make sense to both humans and search engines because they explain the path to the particular page they point to.

From Joomla! Documentation http://docs.joomla.org/

We all know that speed is one of the most important factor for the success of a website but why?

A faster website helps to improve the conversion rate, reduce bandwidth cost, increase your site ranking in search engines (Google, Yahoo, etc), improves user experience as well as user retention on your pages.

While JavaScript are beautiful and very handy, they can also bring down a site if in conflict with each other. One can expect JavaScript conflicts to appear as more and more extensions are installed in a Joomla site. The extensions may be using different JavaScript libraries or different library versions or libraries made by different developers which can be in conflict to each other.

It is not all that difficult to rule out such conflicts and extension / template developers can be asked for help then on.

Joomla Force SSL is a Joomla feature to activate the SSL Certificate on your Joomla website.

SSL stands for Secure Sockets Layer, it is a security protocol that transmits private data across your Joomla site to the encrypted format. Accordingly, connections to/within your site will be on the secure https protocol instead of the standard http prefix.

Your site really needs SSL Certificate?

If you own an eCommerce or business website, SSL Certificate is nearly a must to protect your critical data. See the Further Knowledge section for the detailed appraisal.

Hate it when the article you are working on is lost or overwritten or that one time your content gets “mysteriously” modified, and you have no clue who did it?

I know it’s rather frustrating and annoying to a certain extent confronting those situations (right?!). This is when Joomla content versioning comes in handy.

Recently we released our well known Joomla template Purity III in its latest avatar. One of the features in its documentation is that of a progressive sidebar navigation highlighting the progress of scrolling down each section of the page in question. We received few requests regarding this feature and here we are with the details on how you can have one for your own site.

In our previous tutorial about extending Joomla com_content, we have shown you how to create extra fields (custom fields) and display them properly in the Portfolio layout in Purity III. Today, we're back with another advanced tutorial regarding Joomla custom fields (extra fields), digging deeper into the extra fields and to show you how to achieve your own professional looking Product showcase as we have done for our recent Customer Showcase page.

Without further ado, let's get to it.

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