RokSprocket is a revolutionary new extension for Joomla 2.5 designed to give you an incredible level of control over how you present your content. Sophisticated content filters, robust layout modes and options, integration with multiple content providers, and a streamlined no-nonsense interface all contribute to a powerful yet user friendly experience from start to finish.
Understanding the how CSS works is essential when working on a website. As a forum moderator, I find many questions relating to simple CSS adjustments and how to perform them. In many cases, the answer is a single line of CSS applied in exactly the right spot. While Rocket Theme templates come with a ton of professionally designed CSS that covers all the heavy lifting, customizing a template often requires adding new CSS that is specific to the situation. If you're new to CSS, you may not know where to start. We'll go over some basic CSS concepts that relate to implementation, selectors and positioning concepts.
In part 1 we created role-based groups and access levels to control what admin modules are displayed to any given backend user. In part two we expand our use of the ACL to limit what Joomla extensions can be accessed and used. We accomplish this by establishing a set of groups that represent sibling roles in the backend. This role-based approach, a departure from the old ACL model, leverages the new capabilities of 2.5's ACL.
In the first part of the tutorial about Advanced Module Manager I wrote about basic things that you can do with AMM and how you can extend your module assignments with simple and basic AMM usage.In this more advanced tutorial I will write about some advanced usage of AMM and show you how you can greatly extend the way in which you can publish your modules based on the time of the day, date, week day, users which is viewing your site, users group in which your visitor belongs on the site etc.
As a web designer who specializes in using Joomla, I get a lot of inquiries regarding the editing of articles. Joomla comes with a WYSIWYG editor installed, this is called TinyMCE. My personal choice of editor is JCE, which stands for Joomla Content Editor and is free. Having a good editor is one of the key points to having fewer display problems with your website. This article is just a basic guide to using a powerful WYSIWYG editor to help you get best layouts from your content.