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How to Build a Multilingual Website with Joomla! 2.5

Many Joomla! developers face difficulties in configuring the site for multiple languages. This guide aims to solve the problems and show you how to configure your Joomla! 2.5 site for multiple languages.On completion of this book, you will be able to:— configure plugins and modules necessary for a multilingual Joomla website– create and manage content categories and articles for each language— manage menu items for each language— translate your site’s UI and content— find and…

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How to Develop Joomla! Extensions – Video Tutorials

I was planning to develop video tutorials on developing Joomla! extensions for long time. Started writing on plugin and modules and was searching for time to create tutorial on component development. Today I found the following video tutorials on Youtube and I am satisfied this can help you to know about Joomla! extension development. However, I’ll continue devloping a course on Joomla! Extension Development and publsih that on Udemy!  

Adding parameters to a Joomla 2.5 plugin


So far we have created a very basic plugin that simply shows our predefined text in articles. You probably have noticed that while we were configuring the plugin there was no other parameters to configure, we have simply enabled the plugin. But many other plugins have many parameters to configure, and how we can have such parameters be added to our plugin? Yes, we are going to learn that now. Let us modify the plugin […]

Tutorial: Developing Joomla! Content Plugin


As you know, content plugins for Joomla! mainly deals with content items. It searches the content items and performs some actions on the content. For example, when shubmitting an article, content plugin may check for valid markups and remove invalid markups. Similarly, when displaying the article, another content plugin may perform some activities to display the article in a special format. In this chapter, we will learn how to develop content plugins for Joomla!. In […]


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Suhreed Sarkar

Suhreed Sarkar--IT consultant, trainer, and technical writer--studied Marine Engineering, served on board a ship for two years, then switched to the computer world with MCSE in Windows NT 4.0 track late in 2000. His latest field of study is business management and he has earned an MBA from the University of Dhaka. He has a bunch of BrainBench certifications including PHP4, Project Management, RDBMS Concepts, E-Commerce, Web Server Administration, Internet Security, Training Development, Delivery and Evaluation, and Technical Writing. As a trainer, he has taught courses on web design, development, and e-commerce. Being passionate about learning and teaching new skills,…

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