Automatic SEO Page URLS, 404 Bounces & Joomla

Automatic SEO Page URLS, 404 Bounces &  Joomla
Well, just in case you did not know, your website's SEO in terms of it being  a site based in Joomla CMS can be really drastically affected, both positively and negatively, depending on how it is setup. This article is assuming the legacy Joomla 1.0x is installed and configured properly...
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Windows 7 Beta : What's the Real Deal?

Windows 7 Beta : What's the Real Deal?
Windows 7. The best version of Windows yet? Oh sure, everyone has their input on the beta release. Well, here's my two cents about Windows based on my testing of the product. Honestly, I see now reason at all to upgrade to Windows 7, nor do I think Windows 7...
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Verizon UM150 and Windows 7 x64

Verizon UM150 and Windows 7 x64
I am posting this article hoping that I can save someone else time from going nuts trying to install a Verizon Wireless Pantech UM150 device on Windows 7 x64 edition. The suggested download from the Verizon Wireless website DOES work, but they do not fully detail what is entailed in getting...
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Funambol Sync Portal

Funambol Sync Portal
The Funambol Sync portal is geared at giving newbies an elegant entry point into the world of "Cloud Computing" so to speak, however, it does have some definite limitations and setbacks that even a novice user is going to notice. For instance,
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Making Templates for Joomla with Rotating Images

Making Templates for Joomla with Rotating Images
It's easy to use Joomla to make images within a template compleotely changeable by your end user without the requirement of editing any HTML. It's an extremely simple concept, put the images in the "images" folder within your Joomla directory. Put each type of file in a separate folder; because we...
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Joomla 1.0x and TinyMCE WYSIWYG Editor Errors & Bugs

Joomla 1.0x and TinyMCE WYSIWYG Editor Errors & Bugs
Are you having problems using the TinyMCE editor application that is bundled by default with Joomla 1.0x? Perhaps it is inserting HTML or an image into a content article which is most frustrating to you. I have an easy solution that may help you. There are quite a few bugs with...
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Automatic SEO Page URLS, 404 Bounces & Joomla

Automatic SEO Page URLS, 404 Bounces &  Joomla
Well, just in case you did not know, your website's SEO in terms of it being  a site based in Joomla CMS can be really drastically affected, both positively and negatively, depending on how it is setup. This article is assuming the legacy Joomla 1.0x is installed and configured properly...
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FriendFeed & Activity Streams

FriendFeed & Activity Streams
FriendFeed is a social site which allows you to link activity streams from RSS syndicates from nearly all of the most popular social sites, into one service. Popular services include Facebook, Twitter, Blogger, Wordpress, Custom RSS, Digg, Delicious, Last.fm, StumbleUpon, etc. The value of FriendFeed is that if you make...
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Use Facelift PHP Font Replacement with Joomla Menus

Use Facelift PHP Font Replacement with Joomla Menus
Have you ever tried to integrate sIFR into Joomla's dynamically updateable menu system? Being extremely frank, its next to impossible. If you have gone down this road and tore your hair out in frustration, I have another option for you that will work 100x better and without the frustration and...
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Custom Select, Radio & Checkboxes in Joomla w/ CSS

Custom Select, Radio & Checkboxes in Joomla w/ CSS
Well if you have tried to change the selct menus, checkboxes, and radio buttons in Joomla, you have learned that you are going to have to likely start to edit certain Joomla core PHP files. In terms of "select lists" the tag that you want to specifically watch out for in...
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Insert a Module into any Content

Insert a Module into any Content
Actually, you might be suprised that you don't need any sort of third party extensions to load a module into your Example Code: content articles in Joomla CMS. There are many neat features that you can enable by loading a module into your content. For example, on this article, I have...
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Acer Aspire One D150 Netbook Review

Acer Aspire One D150 Netbook Review
Acer Aspire One D150 Netbook Review
Well, I recently picked up an Acer Aspire D150 Netbook at Radio Shack for a measly $349 and I wanted to write a review on the compact wonder so that designers around the globe could get an accurate assessment of the machine. Weighing in at less than 3lbs, and boasting both a 10" screen and a nearly 8 hour long battery life thanks to the included six-cell battery, the Aspire One is certainly covering all bases when it comes to portability. It comes standard with 1GB of ram, and even though the specifications state the max memory is 1.5GB, I was able to get the system to recognize up to 2GB using a single DDR2 module. The 160GB SATA drive is ample space for your programs; that said I removed the drive and replaced it with a 250GB SATA drive instead. The built in webcam and audio features wrap up the comprehensive package with features that will allow you to be the first person you know to webcam while grocery shopping if you should also have a mobile internet plan. (I have Verizon mobile internet so I am using a USB modem but you can use a 3G card from AT&T if you prefer to have no modem). I was recently on the Amtrak from NY to DC and I was watching music videos on YouTube the whole way. It was great; and I think the whole cafe car was completely in awe of the power I had in this tiny 3lb machine. Another nice thing about the size is that it allows you to bring and use your computer in situations that it would be otherwise ridiculous to pull out a full sized laptop. For instance if you were lost on the streets of NYC you could just whip this out with ease; sure beats my old 8lb Toshiba! The Intel Atom CPU is suprisingly speedy, as I considered this a mobile CPU I was not prepared for it to be equipped to run Adobe Creative Suite on the go, but it on the Windows Experience Index this computer rates an overall 2.6 and is OK for doing graphic design actually, just not easy with a 10" screen, but I have a full Adobe Master Collection loaded on here without any troubles honestly it's great. The integrated GMA950 graphics are capable of Windows Aero performance as well. The largest drawback was getting rid of Windows XP which is included with the Netbook as the default OS. I am not sure what the reasoning behind this was; but putting Windows Vista or Server 08 on the Netbook is not complicated if you remove the hard drive or you attach a USB DVDRW to it. All in all; I am extremely happy with this computer; It far exceeded my expectations for both portability and power. And you cannot beat its $349 price tag!
The Acer Aspire One D150-1B is a netbook PC from Acer's 2009 Aspire One D150 series that is designed as an upgrade to Acer's original Aspire One netbook series.  The netbook features a 10.1
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Joomla Frontend 1.0x - Cannot Save Articles

Joomla Frontend 1.0x - Cannot Save Articles
Try this if you are having problems saving and editing from the Frontend in Joomla 1.x If you cant get the save button working, you click and click in a component on your frontend; but somehow only the cancel button functions; it's either of two problems. First, check all of...
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Make a Joomla Template without a DocType

Make a Joomla Template without a DocType
This article shows you reduced code to generate a Joomla template for Dreamweaver without a doctype for easy vertical centering. <?php defined( '_VALID_MOS' ) or die( 'Restricted access' ); // needed to seperate the ISO number from the language file constant _ISO $iso = explode( '=', _ISO ); echo '<?xml...
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How to : Change the Frontend Tooltip Colors (Joomla 1.0x)

How to : Change the Frontend Tooltip Colors (Joomla 1.0x)
One of the most frustrating things in Joomla 1.0x is trying to figure out exactly where the CSS file is that controls the colors for the JS Office Tooltips. By default, they arrive in a nasty maroon color that really does not go well with too many of my layouts. So...
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Use Facelift PHP Font Replacement with Joomla Menus

Use Facelift PHP Font Replacement with Joomla Menus
Have you ever tried to integrate sIFR into Joomla's dynamically updateable menu system? Being extremely frank, its next to impossible. If you have gone down this road and tore your hair out in frustration, I have another option for you that will work 100x better and without the frustration and...
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Joomla Frontend 1.0x - Cannot Save Articles

Joomla Frontend 1.0x - Cannot Save Articles
Try this if you are having problems saving and editing from the Frontend in Joomla 1.x If you cant get the save button working, you click and click in a component on your frontend; but somehow only the cancel button functions; it's either of two problems. First, check all of...
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