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09May2023

Moving Simplify Your Web extensions from Joomla 3.10 to 4

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First published July 23, 2021
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The migration from Joomla 3.10 to Joomla 4 for Simplify Your Web extensions is fairly simple, but there are still a few rules to follow for a smooth transition.

27Mar2023

Troubleshoot blank screen after installing/updating an extension

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First published April 08, 2016
18069 hits -
For:
Any Simplify Your Web extension that relies on the lib_syw external library

Once in a while users come across a blank screen on the public side of their website. Rarely they may have the same experience on some administrator console pages.

While this could be a bug introduced by the latest extension update, it actually is most likely an issue with the external library that is necessary for most of our extensions to work.

27Mar2023

Add a Tumblr share button to Joomla articles with Article Details Profiles

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First published January 24, 2020
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The Article Details Profiles extension can easily help you add share buttons to Joomla articles. Starting with v5.2, although the list of available social networks has been extended, you may want to add your own network (or other sharing capability). This tutorial will show you how you can add the Tumblr button to the list.

27Mar2023

Giving calendar dates an original look

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First published April 17, 2016
7490 hits -
Required:
Article Details Article Details
Article Details Profiles Article Details Profiles
or Latest News Enhanced Latest News Enhanced
or Latest News Enhanced Pro Latest News Enhanced Pro

Calendars are a visual way to represent dates associated with an article.
The Latest News Enhanced modules (free and pro) and the free Article Details plugin offer such possible display.

Despite the default style appeal, it is possible, just with a little help from CSS, to change the look of it and make it your own.

27Mar2023

Troubleshoot missing styles and scripts (access permissions errors)

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First published October 13, 2015
10392 hits - No rating
For:
Any Simplify Your Web extension that has an output display

After installing any of the Simplify Your Web extensions (or after moving the site to a different server with different settings), some users may experience issues with the extension's HTML output. No matter the setup, the output does not look anything like any of the demos or screenshots that the user has seen...

Feelings of disappointment occur (it should work from the start, right?). What is really happening?

This tutorial will help you diagnose the issue (or confirm it) and guide you to help you fix it.

27Mar2023

Add your own information types in Article Details Profiles

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First published May 30, 2020
2669 hits - No rating

It is possible to add custom information for each individual article in Article Details Profiles, on top of the detailed information you can already show.

In order to do that, we can take advantage of 2 events that are available in the extension.

First, we need to be able to add the field type in the list of fields available for output and second, we need to set how the output will present itself for each article.

With this tutorial, you will be able to add:

  • a field type that outputs a link.

28Oct2021

Troubleshoot: I don't see changes on my site when I change the parameters

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First published October 13, 2015
8717 hits - No rating

After installing an extension, no matter what parameters you have set, the output does not come out right on the public site. Elements don't change appearance or may not be stylized at all.

What is happening?

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This set of articles have been created in order to increase people's awareness about the Simplify Your Web products.
It is aiming to show how those products can be used and point out not-so-well-known functionality.