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There are some parts of Joomla's output that we believe can have extra microdata implemented directly into the core of the CMS but of course in some situations you may find that the build of the website doesn't need it, or doesn't want it, but in most, you should have it on by default.
This HTML override that we use in the builds of our websites is what is required in regards to optimising your website and content to take advantage of the Continue reading...
Over the past few months I've been speaking, interviewing and connecting with a lot of successful business people in the Joomla industry and wider and have learnt a lot in terms of how they grew their businesses and the strategies that they employed to gain great growth and stability in their companies.
With these learning I stumbled upon opportunities that have pushed PB Web Development up to what I believe is the next level and progression for the business.
2008 Global Financial…
One of the biggest issues with many Joomla! sites still on Joomla 1.5 is the upgrade path from Joomla 1.5 to Joomla 3.x. We have found a lot of customers and potential customers that are resistant to the upgrade as it is costly, time consuming, hard to do and isn't worth their time and investment.
This article goes through a little history of the process, why it is worth upgrading from Joomla 1.5, why it is the perfect time to do it now…
If you are studying at TAFE or at University and you want some experience working with an established web design and development agency here in Sydney, we invite you to apply for our internship program. This is an opportunity for you to gain valuable experience working in a creative digital environment working with open source technologies such as WordPress and Joomla!
Learn how to work as a website implementer building websites from scratch and work as web support personnel helping clients…
How SMEs Can Use Twitter to Build Business Relationships
Using Twitter for any business is a vital part of an online marketing strategy. Although, you have to know the best ways to utilise it. Gaining followers is vital, but keeping followers is equally as important. Whether you are a massive multi-national corporation or a small business just starting out, you want to connect with your community and show them you care. It's all about building the relationship…
Sometimes we have no choice but to work with an extension of component that we don't like using. It might not be a part of our workflow or systems and VirtueMart is one of them.
It use to be our shopping cart system of choice, with so many features and a lot of them out of the box, it was quick and easy to get VirtueMart up and working but there are issues when it comes to customising it and getting under the hood of the component.
Since VirtueMart 2, there have been some changes…
At the last Joomla User Group meeting here in Sydney there was a little chatter about how some people configure their server setups for Enterprise and high volume traffic for their Joomla sites.
I thought I'd share a setup that one of our clients had. Just had to check if it was ok to share.
It isn't exactly like this but you get the general picture.
Product Mavens Meetup
Jason Bargent, Regional Director at Bluewolf will be doing a 'lightning' talk on shrink wrapping services into a product.
If you missed the Meetup and would like to find out more, we've recorded the session and have made it available for all as a downloadable audio file.
Most of our clients use Facebook for some aspect of their business whether its for personal or business use.
What is more important to note is that you should be integrating in Facebook Insights into your apps and websites in order to get a little bit more detailed data about your users.
Almost everyone uses Google Analytics to track the amount of traffic that flows through a website. You can track unique visitors, bounce rates, conversions and much more but what this lacks is any…
At PB Web Development we take many steps in regards to scoping out a project and planning for one.
There are so many different aspects to look at and test against and all should be taken into account.
Last year at the Joomla World Conference 2013 held at Harvard University, I was lucky enough to have been accepted as a presenter to talk about the website planning stages where I did a case study of how we approached the design and build of the Continue reading...