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Joomla and Baidu Maps Integration

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As far as digital goes, uncharted places are a thing of the past. If you are writing about places you have visited, experiences you have lived or just listing your bucket list locations, then a map gives your readers context to make sense of the places you want to explore through words.

From Google Maps to Baidu Maps, the list of map providers is endless. In this article, we will focus on one of the most popular providers—Baidu Maps—and how to embed its maps in your Joomla! blog using the My Maps Location extension. 

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What’s New in Advanced Gutenberg 2.2

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Blink it and you’ll miss it. Last month, Advanced Gutenberg received a minor update. That update was only minor in name, because the quality-of-life improvements, new features and other bug fixes could well have a major impact on the way you use WordPress’ Gutenberg editor. In this post, we’ll take a quick tour of the improvements in various blocks, including the tabs, testimonial and many others. 

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WordPress image and media automatic renaming on upload

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It is good to know how important images are on SEO and your page, the fact is that with images you can do a lot of things like improving your search engine rankings and website traffic :).

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How to create images and video galleries using WP Media Folder and Gutenberg editor

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If you are here is because you have a lot of videos and images that you want to show in your WordPress page and you don’t know how to show them but don’t worry, here you will learn how to create images and video galleries using this awesome plugin which is WP Media Folder on Gutenberg editor.

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Black Friday 2019: 40% OFF on All Memberships!

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Get 40% OFF using the coupon: BFJU
Apply on ABSOLUTELY EVERYTHING: All memberships, bundles, renewals, upgrades.
The coupon will be available during a the Black Friday and Cyber monday from 28 nov. to 3 dec. 2019

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New Gallery Manager in WP Media Folder Addon

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Where there are WordPress blogs, images and media are bound to follow, and where there are images, it is only natural that galleries make an appearance. Even if you only want to save space when showcasing a group of images, galleries are a stylish solution to present your media in the best possible light.

WP Media Folder Gallery Addon builds on WP Media Folder to facilitate image gallery management. The WordPress gallery manager has received a major update with updates across the board, including a new UX, customizable galleries and a new Gutenberg block to embed image galleries anywhere in your blog.

 

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Generate Galleries from Folders in the WordPress Gutenberg Editor

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When we introduced WP Media Folder, we gave you a new way of managing media in WordPress—folders. With directories, you can store your WordPress images and files as logic would have them. Separated according to topic, these files never risk overwhelming your WordPress blog. Now, WP Media Folder is making it easier to create galleries out of these folders in WordPress’ Gutenberg editor.

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Doing More with Gutenberg - Top Five Recently-Added Features

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A year on from the release of WordPress 5 and Gutenberg, work has not stalled. The WordPress beehive of open-source programmers has been busy not just quelling fears that Gutenberg could be inadequate. Over the past few months, the community has been exploiting Gutenberg’s modular structure to craft new additions for WordPress' native editor.

Apart from bug fixes, from Gutenberg 6.2 onwards, the editor has seen incremental updates in how you create posts or pages and what you can do with them. In today's entry, we look at the most notable of introductions and how they can help boost your content.

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How to help with debugging Joomla extensions

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Joomunited developers are committed to provide the best possible service and make your extension as optimal as possible. We run, on each version, hundreds of some automatic test and of course old school manual testing.
But hey, bug happens! especially in cases where you've installed one (or tons of) extensions that causes some type of incompatibility. To keep your Joomla website up and running, our developers want to solve your problem as quickly as possible.

In this post, we will explain how to give the right information to the developer so that he can understand and solve the error quickly.

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Introducing the Login, Registration and Search Blocks for Gutenberg

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More than anything, WordPress was created to make it easier for you to manage content. Over the years, WordPress’ use was closely linked with writing blog posts. However, Advanced Gutenberg’s latest update gives you the tools you need to create pages with more freedom by adding the login, registration, and searching functionality right alongside both pages and posts.

Advanced Gutenberg 2.1 provides two new block types to put WordPress’ more vanilla features at your fingertips - the login and registration, and search blocks. With these two new blocks, you can seamlessly integrate login and registration to help you attract members, as well as search bars to help members find what they are looking for.

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Keep the File Download Statistics on WordPress

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With the rise of websites like Patreon, content creation has moved away from text and accompanying media, and expanded into more creative material, such as images, comics, animations and videos. Just like you track your WordPress blog’s posts to see how different content resonates with your audience, so does it make sense to track your downloadable files.

WordPress is primarily a blogging website, but plugins like WP File Download extend its capabilities, allowing you to embed downloadable content and do more with your WordPress blog. In version 4.6, WP File Download gives you a dashboard to track your downloadable content right from WordPress.

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Email Notification on WordPress File Download or on File Modifications

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Now that you have WP File Download and you are able to create a downloadable version of your files, what is the next step? Well… Maybe be aware of what are your users uploading to WP File Download or what are they modifying. That can be done using the Email on file modification system.

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Instant Google Drive File Synchronization with Dropfiles for Joomla

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Few cloud services are as common as Google Drive. The massive service is often used by individuals, but one lesser-known feature of the cloud behemoth is that it can also be used to share files with your Joomla blog. How? Dropfiles!

For some time now, Dropfiles has supported using Google Drive to store files on the cloud. That part is not novel, but what is new is instant file synchronization, even when files are big. This new synchronization method depends on a verified domain, which Dropfiles now handles.

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How to group and minify resources in WordPress

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Have the better performance possible is the dream of all everyone that manage a website, group and minify resources on WordPress is one of the best things we can do for that but it could be really hard. Group all your resources (css and js files mainly) may expose your website if you are not a developer because it may generates conflict.

WP Speed of Light is the best solution to perform your wordpress site because it has a lot of options to make your site load fast with a really friendly dashboard and yes, one of these options is group and minify resources. The single file inclusion/exclusion from the group and minify process is a key for a custom optimisation without conflicts.

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Linking WordPress with the Cloud using WP Media Folder Automatic Synchronization

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Google Drive, Dropbox, OneDrive, Amazon S3 - the cloud services never end. WP Media Folder brings all your favorite cloud services to your WordPress blog, creating a diverse media library to boost your content. However, there is one must-have feature when you are creating content for your WordPress blog.

The best thing about cloud services is that they let you collaborate with editors, writers and other content creators. When you do that, there is one thing that matters more than anything else - you expect to have whichever cloud services you are using to be in perfect synchronization with your WordPress website.

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Store WordPress Files on Dropbox

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Are you running out of storage on your server? or you just want to save space storage but want to upload files to your downloadable list with WP File Download? With Dropbox cloud platform it is possible.

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Translate Advanced Gutenberg’s Into Several Language with WPML

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Nothing says international brand like an international website. More practically, having a translated website is the prerequisite to catering to readership from all over the world. Even on a smaller scale, if you want to write a travel or food WordPress blog and make it accessible to different populations, translations go a long way in breaking down language barriers.

The WordPress Multilingual Plugin, better known as WPML, is the de facto WordPress plugin to translate your blog into a multitude of languages. With handy tools to copy existing content in your default language and translate it into another language, the plugin has been missing just one ingredient - full compatibility with our own Advanced Gutenberg. Not anymore.

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How to redirect a 404 error or make a custom redirect in WordPress

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Performing a custom redirect wordpress for a 404 error can be a headache for anyone since you have to touch certain files that can damage your site if you do not know how to handle it, which makes this a very dangerous job for inexperienced people but, as always, here in joomunited we have a solution for that, one that will facilitate all this work with the use of a friendly dashboard and is developed by experts in the area, being in this way the safest option you will have to edit these files.

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Image Loading - Progressive Lazy Loading on WordPress

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Media turns a sterile WordPress blog into a living, bustling website, but the hard truth is that files and SEO do not go well together. There just is not much to say to the contrary - slower loading times lead to lower SEO scores. However, not all hope is lost. A few months ago we talked about how WP Speed of Light mitigates the issues with lazy loading. Now, we are going a step further.

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How to Help with WordPress Plugin Debugging

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The JoomUnited's developers always work so that your plugins work in the most optimal way possible, of course in some cases some type of failure can occur, for example, an incompatibility that is generated because of a third plugin and what do we want when these types of failures happen? Of course, they are solved quickly ...    

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