News Blog: WordPress & Joomla Extensions

Easier Performance Tuning with WP Speed of Light

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If you are a webmaster, odds are that you spend more time creating content than reading blog posts. It follows naturally that many bloggers like yourself spend as much time in the backend as they you do in the frontend, or even more.

For this reason, JoomUnited has been heading towards making your working environment as polished and intuitive as possible. Next on our list is WP Speed of Light - the WordPress plugin that lets you optimize your blog and your readers’ experience simultaneously. 

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Bringing Data to Life with WP Table Manager 2.5

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Of the many things that come to mind when we think of tables, beauty is not one of them. There is something about numbers and overwhelming data that makes any bridge between them and a clean, organized workflow seemingly impossible. On the other hand, tables are one thing that many blogs cannot live without.

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Dissecting Gutenberg 3 for WordPress

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One of the most important additions to Gutenberg is aimed particularly at those users who are sceptical about adopting the new editor. Fully aware of the problems that uninitiated users were facing when it came to using the plugin for the first time, the development community has integrated help within the editor.

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Spring Cleaning with Advanced Gutenberg

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In the latest iteration of Advanced Gutenberg, we turn our sights towards organization. This time, the main actors are a new accordion block and the facility to separate content in tabs, alongside smaller introductions.

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2018 Summer Sale: 30% OFF On All Memberships

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We are happy to announce our special 2018 summer sale

Get a 30% OFF coupon, available for a week, from 9 July 2018 to 16 July 2018 : JU-SUMMER

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Look it up with Joomla! Glossaries

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SEO Glossary is a Joomla! extension that puts definitions at your users’ tooltips. And with a fully-fledged front-end glossary supporting this feature, users can look up words with ease whenever they like using a specific page. Recently, the extension has been on the receiving end of a major update that refreshes its looks.

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Organizing WordPress with Categories and Tags

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Categories and tags have been a long-standing feature of WordPress, but they are also two of the most misunderstood features of blogs. What are categories and tags? How do they differ, and how to use them? In today’s post, we will answer these questions, and explain how categories and tags can be the ace-up-your-sleeve for SEO.

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Block by Block: Extending Gutenberg on WordPress

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Gutenberg is not just a new face for WordPress. Beyond the eye-candy - and at times, its shortcomings - Gutenberg’s modularity allows for limitless possibilities. Thanks to Advanced Gutenberg, you do not have to think about adding functionality, but you can instead focus all your energy on your creative creations.

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Mapping the World on Joomla

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It is easy to undervalue maps. However, they are useful in a myriad of situations. If you are a business with physical stores or locations, then you want to make it as easy as possible for your clients to reach you. And if you use your Joomla blog to chronicle your travels, there is no simpler way to explain where you are than by using a map.

 

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Introducing Module Caching for Joomla

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The last two versions of Speed Cache do not only change how caching works and is delivered on your Joomla website. Furthermore, they settle down in your modules to deliver content rapidly without compromising user experience.

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Going Beyond Gutenberg on WordPress

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Although the updates are still coming for WordPress’ new plugin and improvements are to be expected, Joom United has been working on a new plugin to appease the early-adopters - Advanced Gutenberg.

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Read More - Increasing Readership with WP Latest Posts

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The homepage is the bubbling hub of your company. It is the one place that readers frequent the most and perhaps the page that presents your best offerings. The lists of latest posts have become a regular fixture on blogs, and WP Latest Posts brings them to your WordPress website.

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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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