Reimagining Tables on Joomla

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Much of JoomUnited’s recent work has focused on improving user experience. From introducing material design to WP Media Folder Galleries to allowing you to do more with tables on Joomla, something probably tickled your fancy, whatever your blogging preferences. If not, the latest update to Droptables brings something for everyone - an appealing new look.

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Making Your Blog Mobile-Ready and Google-Proof

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Making your WordPress or Joomla website mobile-friendly means more than accommodating your website’s visitors. Back in February we took a look at how Google is considering how your blog serves content when it comes to ranking websites. Many of the criteria are related to mobile devices. Today we will consider in more depth different strategies that can help you optimize your blog with mobiles in mind.

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Just in Time - Lazy Loading on WordPress

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Speed is more important than ever before. From delivering a unique user experience to gaining visibility on search engines, your WordPress blog’s loading time weighs heavy across the board. WP Speed of Light is our WordPress companion that is in charge of helping you optimize your website. Recently, it received a minor update with some major introductions, most notably lazy loading, and that means that it is time for a tour of the plugin’s new features.

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WordPress and the Crossroads of Images and Videos

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If you want to convey an emotion, there are a myriad of ways how you can go about doing it - from images to emojis, you are spoilt for choice. However, not all means are equally adequate for your WordPress blog’s needs. In its latest update, WP Media Folder has introduced new ways to share, protect and manage content.

 

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Building Blocks - Reviewing Gutenberg’s Updates on WordPress

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Just a few months ago, we reviewed WordPress’ upcoming editor - Gutenberg. Back then, the editor was plagued with a barrage of criticism from detractors who could not picture it being an improvement over WordPress’ native tools. However, Gutenberg is here to stay, and as an open-source WordPress plugin, it is currently being improved by a myriad of contributors.

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Mapping Files in WordPress - File Searches with WP File Download

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Directories within directories, images mingling with documents in an endless file hierarchy. We have all been there, and maybe this description sums up your current situation. In practice, in spite all the best efforts to stay organized, as a website grows so do the troubles to ensure that everything is at your fingertips.

 

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More With Images: WP Media Folder Galleries Addon

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Sharing images is one of the best ways to tell a story. It comes as no surprise that our news feeds, blogs and companies are filled with imagery, seeing as images illustrate ideas like no other medium. And yet, in spite of all the advantages, over-cluttering your WordPress article can become a real issue.

Galleries are one of the best solutions to this problem. Elegant, compact and beautiful, image galleries are a showcase of the best content you have to offer. They also invite users to browse all that you have to offer without occupying a lot of space or overwhelming your WordPress users.

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Presenting your Brand on Joomla! with Layer Slideshow

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There are many ways to present information about your brand or enterprise. Recently we took a look at tables as one medium to present figures and statistical data on Joomla! Tables are not a catch-all solution, however; in some cases, numbers may need to take the backseat in favor of better presentation. JoomUnited’s solution is the newly-revamped Layer Slideshow component for Joomla!

 

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Shedding Light on SEO with Google Lighthouse

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Have you ever wondered how Google sees your website, or how search engines rank your website when displaying search results? Odds are that you have, and now it is possible to answer these questions thanks to Google Lighthouse - the latest SEO auditing tool made available by Google.

 

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Livening Up Your WordPress Media Library

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Folders are at the heart of organization, and as your WordPress blog grows, so does the inevitable need for organization. Whether you are looking to have media files at the ready, or you want a tidy workplace, your WordPress media library is the one area that cannot be in disarray. WP Media Folder's latest update is a treat for those who cannot stand a disorganized media library, with a focus on directories and folder management.

 

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Exploiting WordPress Images for SEO

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Pictures are a universal language, and just like many other bloggers, you probably make abundant use of them on your own WordPress website. Images are not only a means to convey a message, but in the right hands, they are also a powerful SEO tool.

 

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Gutenberg Advanced Comes to WordPress

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Gutenberg is the new editor (almost) ready to be shipped with WordPress 5.0, around April 2018. To this end, we've decided to start working on a new free plugin called Advanced Gutenberg. The main purpose is to accelerate the job of website creation for gutenberg early adopters.

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Christmas 2017-2018 sale: 30% OFF Coupon

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We are happy to announce special sales for christmas.
A 30% OFF coupon on all our membership, including bundle and renewals, is available from dec. 22 to dec. 29

Enjoy!!

 

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Around the World with WP Latest Posts

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If you are reading this, then odds are that you have taken your brand digital. Going digital does not only bring you closer to your customers. More than that, going digital brings you a whole new world of possibilities, quite literally.

There are few better ways to improve engagement than by catering your content to your WordPress visitors. Making it easier for your readership to interact your website makes the whole experience better, and what better way to achieve that than by providing translations? 

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Joomla 4 Features Overview

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It has been five long years since we last saw a major update for Joomla. It is fair to say that Joomla 3 has not aged well, but taking inspiration from WordPress, the content management system (CMS) is gearing up for a brand new release - Joomla 4. With release looming on the horizon, we’re here to bring you a first look at the open-source CMS’ update.

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Black Friday 2017: 40% OFF on Everything!

Black Friday 2017: 40% OFF on Everything!

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 24 nov. to 27 nov. 2017

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WordPress Optimization: For Speed

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Here’s the deal:
If your website takes more than 3 seconds to load…
… most of your visitors will leave and never come back.

If you want people to read your content and buy what you are selling, you will need to improve your website’s speed.
A faster-loading website means:

  • More traffic from Google
  • Lower bounce rate
  • Better conversion rate
  • More sales
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YouTube’s Visiting - Introducing Videos on Joomla!

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Whether columns or ready-made templates, DropEditor for Joomla! lets you customize your articles and pages to your heart’s content. These endless possibilities help you tell a great story in the best way possible, but it can be easy to forget the bigger picture - the content itself.

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Picture Perfect - Optimizing Images on WordPress

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Speed is one of the most important factors to internet users. No matter the quality of your WordPress blog’s content, a sluggish experience is a sure-fire way to ensure that a user does not return once they leave. The list of optimizations that you can make is a long one, yet in spite of the advantages, optimizing your WordPress website can feel like a chore. And that is where WP Speed of Light comes in.

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Sneaking a Peek at WordPress 4.9

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WordPress 4.9 is almost upon us! The new upgrade brings us ever closer to version 5.0, with all the novelties that it will bring, including Gutenberg. WordPress 4.9 is an important stepping stone that is currently still in beta, but we have taken a peek under the hood so you do not have to, so let’s dive in!

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