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drupalcon baltimore

Want to visit one of the most intriguing and underrated cities in the US?

DrupalCon Baltimore is in April, and you should come join us.

DrupalCon Baltimore is going to be one full week of Drupal with sessions, business events, education, and fun.

If you haven't been there, Baltimore is a wonderful surprise. DrupalCon is going to be downtown in the Inner Harbor district, right on the waterfront. The whole area is walkable and full of restaurants and breweries, plus museums and attractions.

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| Drupal
How to Use Pathauto in Drupal 8

Many modules have been in flux during the early stages of Drupal 8's development.

Few modules have changed as much as Pathauto, which the vast majority of Drupal sites use to control their URLs.

In this tutorial, I'll show you the current way to use Pathauto with your Drupal 8 site.

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| Web Design
Use Gzip to Speed Up WordPress, Drupal or Joomla

Gzip compression is an effective way to save bandwidth and speed up your site. Set it once and reap the reward of substantially increased speed of your webpages for the time of its life.

Your website speed is an important factor that impacts every aspect of your website, including user experience, purchases, shares, and search engine ranking.

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| Joomla

Where-Do-I-Edit-Content-in-JoomlaOne common problem we see with CMS sites is that new users often find it hard to understand where to edit content.

In most CMSs, content can be stored and edited in many different places.

So, we've created this guide for new Joomla users. We hope it will help you find and edit content, even on complex sites.

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How to Develop Joomla Components. Part 1: the Administrator

For quite some time, Joomla development has been the most requested topic by OSTraining members.

I'm delighted to release another in a series of several Joomla development classes. We've worked with Cory Webb, a Joomla developer since 2005, to produce a series of classes on building Joomla extensions.

This new class is called "How to Develop Joomla Components. Part 1: the Administrator". These videos follow on from "How to Develop Joomla Modules" and "How to Develop Joomla Plugins". 

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The Absolute Beginners Guide to Podcasting

We're delighted to say that our A-to-Z course on Podcasting is now live for OSTraining members.

Podcasting is exploding in popularity and can be a great way to drive awareness and revenue for your business.

The Podcasting pathway consists of over 50 videos that cover preparation, equipment, production, editing and publishing your podcast. This really is the best guide to podcasting you'll find anywhere.

The class is taught by Jeff Large, who has hosted several successful podcasts for himself, and for clients. Watch these videos, follow along with Jeff, and you'll get an easy-to-understand introduction to every aspect of running a podcast. You'll learn about the best format your podcast and the best equipment to use. You'll see how to use the open source Audacity software for editing your podcast. And, you'll learn about how to publish your podcast using open source tools.

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How to Add a Simple Magento 2 Product

If you're brand new to Magento 2, it's not always easy to understand how to add new products.

Before adding products, you need some knowledge about Magento in general, including attribute sets, and tax classes. You also need to understand what happens after adding your product, in order to ensure it goes live on your site.

In this video from OSTraining's YouTube Channel, Rebecca Troth shows you everything you need to think about, from attribute sets to indexing:

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| General
Working as web developer from home

If you specialize in web design and development, then you probably know that the job outlook for this type of work is promising.

The US Occupational Outlook Handbook estimates that by 2024, there will be a 27% increase in the job prospects for this kind of expertise, due to the increasing use of mobile devices and e-commerce.

Many web developers are also able to work from home, which makes it an attractive career option for some.

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| WordPress
Caldera Forms for WordPress. Win $300 of Caldera Add-ons!

Forms plugins are the swiss-army knives of WordPress.

A single WordPress site often uses multiple different types of form, including contact forms, registration forms, payment forms, newsletter sign-up forms, feedback forms, and many others.

A search for forms on the WordPress plugin directory produces over 1,000 different plugins.

How can you choose between all the options? It takes time, but fortunately, many of these plugins have free versions.

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| MotoCMS
How To Join MotoCMS Loyalty Program

Creating websites with MotoCMS website builder is really easy but this is not the only advantage of working with our company. As soon as you register with us for your first trial, you will immediately become a participant of MotoCMS Loyalty Program. Each client is extremely valuable for MotoCMS so we try to encourage you to continue our collaboration. It means that the longer you are with MotoCMS the more bonuses you get.

To learn more about the Loyalty Program enter your Account on the MotoCMS site. In order to do it, first of all, you should sign in:

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| MotoCMS

When your MotoCMS 3 website starts to work, there will be a lot of details you will have to control in order to make it as successful as possible.

In this process, you will for sure need the help of the Analytics section. Analytics will assist you in verifying your site data in Google and in tracking the activity of visitors.

There is no doubt you understand how important it is. So, let’s learn how to use this section in the most efficient way.

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