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Joomla World Conference 2017

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What better place to organize the Joomla! World Conference than a country where the CMS is very popular and a city that is marvelous? Of course, all roads leads to Rome.

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Save 50% with our Black Friday offer!

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Black Friday is here! To honor online shoppers everywhere, we’re offering tremendous savings on Joomla! or WordPress hosting & support plan purchases. To take advantage of the most savings we’ve offered all year, simply purchase a new Standard or Business plan. You can also upgrade a free site or upgrade your current plan to a higher level of service to get more Cloud Control Panel™ (CCP) features, site resources and a higher level of support from our team.

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This is a great opportunity for all types of clients to save ½ of their hosting costs! That’s right - get 50% off hosting & support on your initial order! From free accounts to those who have already purchased a hosting and support plan, anyone purchasing a new Standard or Business plan or upgrading a current plan will receive:

  • Additional CCP Features
  • More Site Resources
  • A Higher Level of Support from CloudAccess.net
  • Additional Applications for as little as $3 (only Business Plans)

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How many domain names should I have?

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Do I really need multiple domain names?! Yes, you do and here is why…

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WordCamp Ann Arbor 2017

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It’s that glorious time of year again in Michigan… the air is getting chilly, the leaves are starting to change and our sandals are placed back on the shelves for hibernation. Thankfully the fall season also brings WordCamp Ann Arbor to the region, an event that we have looked forward to all summer long.

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JCH Optimize - how to make your site faster

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JCH Optimize is a plugin that’s available for Joomla!, WordPress, Magento, and Drupal and is used to optimize your site. What does optimization mean in this context? Well, to make a long story short, it automates certain actions like combining CSS and JavaScript files to get your site working faster. I use it on a Joomla! website I created and maintain, https://sabaton.pl The website uses many graphics, extensions, and custom CSS/JavaScript, so optimization is key here. Here’s a scan from Pingdom to show you its speed without JCH Optimize and caching:

While a 4.35 second load time with a 2MB home page is not the worst, it definitely can be better - and that’s where JCH Optimize comes in. Let’s see a more in-depth analysis of what’s wrong with the site:

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Why is it important to use secure passwords?

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Why do we need to use passwords?

According to the Wikipedia: “A password is a word or string of characters used for user authentication to prove identity or access approval to gain access to a resource which is to be kept secret from those not allowed access.”. Since we need to keep some things to ourselves, it is a good practice to secure them properly. In this blog I will try to explain to you why it is important to use unique, strong passwords and how to easily manage them.
Oh and I will try to explain from the site’s security perspective, but the rules are similar when it comes to securing all your accounts.

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JoomlaDay Poland Summary

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This past weekend two of our team members Derek and Pawel attended Joomla! Day Poland 2017. The event took place in Szczecin and was located only 3 miles from our Polish office.

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Readability and Your Website

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An 8th Grade Level Doesn’t Mean „8th Graders Only”
(8th-grade level or lower is recommended, but as low as 5th grade makes it more acceptable.)

Have you read that new book about defying gravity? I’ve heard that it’s complicated but impossible to put down.
Whether you’re writing a paper, a blog, or a product description, it’s important to remember who your audience is. There are many tools that you can use to measure your site’s „readability”. Most experts are in agreement: A readability grade of 5-8 is better for the average reader.

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What’s 3rd party in my Joomla site?

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Joomla is already a feature rich system but sometimes you may need additional features that are not available in Joomla by default. To extend the capabilities of your Joomla site, you will have to install third party tools which are referred as ‘Extensions’. Extensions include plugins, components, modules, templates and languages.

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Do Search Engines Care about Grammar?

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Good question! Learn more in our blog post

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