How to add custom fields to Joomla Articles

With the newest stable release of Joomla, version 3.7 a very welcomed feature is the addition of Custom Fields. In this tutorial we are going to discuss the basic functionalities of custom fields. What are Joomla Custom Fields? Joomla Custom Field.. Read more

How to enable Gzip compression in Joomla

Speed is a major factor in a website's success and in this tutorial we are going to introduce you to a smart method for reducing your Joomla website's size without any loss of information. This method is called compression and the tool for it is call.. Read more

How to enable Error Reporting in Joomla

Whether you are a Joomla Developer or just want to tinker about with your template or extensions, Joomla has you covered when it comes to error reporting. The dreaded white page which indicates that something has crashed will now contain valuable inf.. Read more

How to Add SSL and HTTPS in Joomla

Google announced on December 2015 that they have boosted their ranking for websites which use HTTPS. It has been a long time coming that websites which have gone to great lengths to ensure their users privacy and security ought to be recognized .. Read more

How to create SEO-friendly URLs in Joomla

Joomla provides a very simple way to create SEO-friendly URLs, or SEF URLs as they are also known. SEO-friendly URLs are the URLs which can be read by a human and make sense about what content they hold. They follow a certain structure which provide.. Read more

How to Include Site Name in every Page Title in Joomla

It is a common practice to include your Site Name to your Page Titles mostly for Brand Recognition. Opinions vary on whether it is better to include it before or after the Page Title. Some say that it should also be included on a case by case basis b.. Read more

How to use Joomla Debug System

Developers know that debugging a system can be quite challenging sometimes if you don’t have the tools to help you. Joomla, however, does have the tool for the job and it’s called “Debug System”. It is a plugin coupled with an.. Read more

How to change the default Temp folder in Joomla

When you install Joomla in its folder structure there is one particular folder called “tmp”. This is Joomla’s default temp folder. But, what is its purpose? And how can we change it? Let’s see! What is the Temp Folder in Joom.. Read more

How to change the default Log folder in Joomla

The Joomla! CMS sometimes reports incidents by logging them to various files all located into one specific Log folder. In this tutorial we are going to see what is this logs folder’s purpose and how can we configure Joomla to use a different fo.. Read more

How to Clear Cache in Joomla

Joomla has an internal mechanism to create cache files for a variety of its functions in order to improve its performance dramatically. However there are occasions that you want to clear these cache files probably because you did a recent change and.. Read more