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Using custom fields to select items in Simplify Your Web extensions

First published December 11, 2021
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Simplify Your Web extensions have a very extensive array of options when it comes to selecting articles, contacts or weblinks, so you can really target a specific set of items to present to the visitors of your sites. I have just added to the list of filters the possibility to use custom fields as selectors.


Moving Simplify Your Web extensions from Joomla 3.10 to 4

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.


Troubleshoot blank screen after installing/updating an extension

First published April 08, 2016
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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.


Add an icon or an image to the 'read more' link in Latest News Enhanced

First published January 12, 2018
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Your website's design may require a detail that is not available in the Latest News Enhanced (free and pro) Joomla! extensions. You want to show a link of type Read More but the label is not enough, you need a visual in the form of an icon or an image following or preceding the label.


Add a custom social network share button to Latest News Enhanced Pro items

First published February 09, 2020
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Latest News Enhanced Pro can easily help you add share buttons to items. Starting with v4.11, 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.


Giving calendar dates an original look

First published April 17, 2016
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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.


Edit unpublished articles or K2 items in the front end of your site with Latest News Enhanced

First published March 22, 2020
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The latest versions of Latest News Enhanced (free or pro) can help you edit Joomla articles or K2 items on the public side of a site. In some instances, authors can even have access to their own unpublished content and edit it. This tutorial will guide you through all you need to know to setup your site properly.


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.