OSToolbarAnother week, another new feature.

The OSToolbar now allows you to show videos on the frontend of your Joomla or WordPress site. Now if you run a hosting, webdesign or support site you can easily provide Joomla or WordPress tutorials to your visitors.

Here's how to set up frontend viewing:

OSToolbar Frontend Viewing for Joomla

  • Go to Components > OSToolbar > Options > Permissions.
  • Decide which user groups can see the see videos.
  • Go to Menus > Main Menu > Add New Menu Item.
  • Click Select next to Menu Item Type.
  • Choose Tutorials.
  • Complete the Menu link.
  • Click Save & Close.
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  • Visit the front of the site and login.
  • You'll now be able to see the list of videos on your site.
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OSToolbar Frontend Viewing for WordPress

  • Go to Settings > OSToolbar and decide which users can see the videos.
  • Create a new page.
  • Click the OSToolbar button in the editor.
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  • You'll now see the shortcode [ostoolbar] in the page.
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  • That's literally all these is too it. You're finished.
  • Vist your new page and the tutorials will be available.
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About the author

Steve is the founder of OSTraining. Originally from the UK, he now lives in Sarasota in the USA. He was a teacher for many years before starting OSTraining. Steve wrote the best-selling Drupal and Joomla books.