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Zengrid 4 templates contain a set of template overrides for the core Joomla components which modify their output to create unique layouts and add framework specific css classes.

Usually, when you create a template override, you copy the existing view files from the component into the templates html…

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Joomla has the ability to add an alternative link to attach to an item. These are called Link A, Link B and Link C and can be found in the Images and links tab in the content manager. Zentools2 is able to makes use of the Link A value assigned to an item by allowing the user to replace the default item link with the Link A url.

This means that you can create stubs or snippets of content that use the data from each Joomla content item, but direct the user to a manually created link eg another component or external page.

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How to clear cache in Joomla3

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Joomla website users often express frustration that changes made in the Joomla admin panel don't show on their website. One of the causes of this is Joomla caching and the article below outlines how to clear your Joomla 3 cache thereby solving the problem.

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Archiving content in Joomla is a way of storing old or no longer relevant articles in your Joomla site without disposing of them completely via the Joomla trash.

The next major version of Zentools2 - our responsive content gallery module - will make it possible to display only archived content to your site visitor's. Displaying archived items may be a an efficient way to group articles that are no longer current but may still hold some SEO value eg previous newsletters or past workshops and events that your business may have been involved in.

The next version of Zentools2 will be released in the next day or so - Please stay tuned for that.

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Website contact forms need to be protected from spam and abuse and one way to do this is to add a reCAPTCHA. Adding a Recapcha to your Joomla contact form is a simple process as outlined below:-

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There are a number of offline and online options available to help you to do this and today I’m going to be giving you a walk through Kraken, a free online image optimisation service.

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After updating to T3 version 2.3.0 when using a Bootstrap 2 based template with menu dropdown behaviour set to 'Mouse Hover', you may run into a problem with the hover behaviour not working.

We are currently in the process of updating our template packages with the fix, however, this will only affect the layouts that come with the theme. If you have copied layouts to a new name in the template administration area, the fix will need to be applied to your each of your new layouts.

To fix the problem, follow the steps below.

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A recent update to the T3 may result in a blank page for your Joomla 3 installation if you are running an installation less than Joomla 3.3. This is a bit of an edge case and one that we are yet to see in the wild but a number of tests on our quickstart packages locally have produced the error.

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This tutorial will look at adding styling to images using the JCE Editor without the use of in-line styling.

For the full tutorial, please view adding a class to an image using the JCE Editor.

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Using Joomla's Link A in a Zentools module means that when the module is clicked, you are directed to a different page from the original content source.

This provides an excellent way of linking to pages that normally can't display content in a Zentools module.

You can view this tutorial on the Zentools extension site.

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One solution is to upload an extension via the tmp folder. This article on our knowledgebase looks at how you can utilise this method to install Joomla extensions using the tmp folder.

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