WebP is an image file format that has been around for a while now and is widely supported by modern browsers. Simplify Your Web continues its commitment to follow the web standards by introducing new functionality into its extensions.
A lot of talks have been around the handling of SVG files in the Joomla community over the years. Some with a bit of frustrations. SVG have been around a long while now, so why the lack of support?
Here are the tools I use (or tried) when creating, optimizing and animating SVG files. The list is certainly not exhaustive, the web contains tons of essential tools dealing with SVG.
Joomla 4 is catching up with the new (and not so new) web technologies, technologies that are now widely supported by most modern browsers. One of these techniques is Web Components. Web components allow developers to reuse custom elements on a web page or web app without the fear of code collusion.
The Joomla 4 loader is now available as a web component.
The administrator console user interface has been greatly improved in Joomla! 4. Focus has been made on accessibility and mobile-first experience.
While moving my own extensions to Joomla 4, I dug into the differences in the look and feel of radio buttons and list fields to ensure they would have a cohesive look throughout.
The extensions created by SimplifyYourWeb offer a wide number of options that allow you to increase page load performance. At times, I realize that these options are not always taken advantage of. Here is an exhaustive look at those advanced parameters and what they can do to help.
Joomla! 2.5 support ended December 31, 2014 (the latest official release is 2.5.28). Although this was more than 3 years ago, many sites have not yet migrated to Joomla! 3 (find reasons why you should migrate here).
Many of those sites used the Google reCaptcha v1 widget. Google turned off reCAPTCHA v1 March 31, 2018. Therefore, any call to the v1 API stopped working after March 31, 2018, resulting in failing form submissions.
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