How to Create a Sitemap in Joomla 3

Note that development for this plugin has ceased. The download link is no longer valid. If you follow the link, it will bring you alternatives. The following article will remain for archive purposes. In this tutorial: Install Xmap Generate a Sitemap The easiest way to create a Sitemap for a Joomla 3 website is to Read More >

Changing the URL of a Joomla Website

Sometimes it is necessary to change the domain name for a website in Joomla. When you are using Joomla this will involve making a change to a configuration file and possibly your database. The following article will take you through the steps for changing your Joomla website URL. Modifying the Domain Name for Your Joomla Read More >

How to change the Default List Limit in Joomla 3.1

There are many places within Joomla 3.0’s Control Panel in which there are things listed. For example, when you’re within your Article Manager, you will see a list of articles on the page. Joomla 3.0 gives you the option to set how many items will be listed by default. This setting is referred to as Read More >

How to change the Default Access Level in Joomla 3.1

Within the Global Configuration settings for Joomla 3.0 is a setting labeled Default Access Level. Joomla 3.0 offers the following description for this setting: Default Access Level:Select the default access level for new content, menu items, and other items created on your site. The following options are available: Public Registered Special   How to change Read More >

How to change the Default Captcha in Joomla 3

Using a captcha is an easy way to help prevent spammy activity on your website. For example, setting up a captcha can help prevent automated bots from registering for new accounts on your Joomla 3.0 website. If you’re not already familiar with what a captcha is, you can find more information here. To change the Read More >

How to change the Default Editor in Joomla 3.1

Whenever you write content in Joomla 3.0, you are using some kind of editor. For example, it could be a simple editor with no options, or it can be a more advanced javascript editor with features that allow you to easily format text and create links. Joomla 3.0 gives you the ability to change the Read More >

How to show an Offline Mode Image in Joomla 3.1

In addition to showing a custom offline message in Joomla 3.0, you have the option to show an image on your offline page. This setting is referred to as Offline Image, and will be covered in this Joomla 3.0 tutorial. To upload an Offline Image in Joomla 3.0: In this tutorial, we have an image Read More >

How to hide your Offline Message in Joomla 3.1

In addition to putting your Joomla 3.0 site in offline mode and configuring a custom message, you can toggle whether or not to show any offline message at all. In this Joomla 3.0 tutorial, we’ll cover the various options that you have when it comes to your offline message. To change your Offline Message settings Read More >

How to change the Offline Message in Joomla 3.1

When you set your Joomla 3.0 site to be in offline mode, the following message by default is shown to users: This site is down for maintenance. Please check back again soon. In this Joomla 3.0 tutorial, we’ll show you how to change this offline message. To change your Joomla 3.0 maintenance mode message: Log Read More >

How to put Joomla 3.1 in Offline Mode

If you’re making significant changes to your Joomla 3.0 website, you may want to put your website in offline mode. This will allow you to make and test changes to your website, while at the same time preventing the rest of the world from viewing those changes. In this Joomla 3.0 tutorial, we’ll show you Read More >