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China has deployed personnel and armored medical vehicles to Germany for joint exercises, a first for the Chinese military. The drill is focused on responding to humanitarian crises, such as an outbreak of a deadly disease, a situation Chinese People's Liberation Army paramedics have encountered in Africa. The combined exercise comes as China tries to forge stronger military-to-military ties with Europe, as well as give its armed forces a little breathing room to operate and protect Chinese interests abroad. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. The Chinese military has deployed military personnel and armored medical vehicles to Germany for joint drills, a...
Greece's conservative party claimed victory in a national election on Sunday, ousting left-wing Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras.  Official results revealed Kyriakos Mitsotakis of the New Democracy party led with more than than a third of the vote, with nearly 70% of votes counted. The prime minister-elect has vowed to implement lower taxes and create more jobs and investments. Visit Business Insider for more stories. Greece's conservative party has claimed a comfortable victory in the national election on Sunday, exit polls and a partial vote count showed. Official results revealed Kyriakos Mitsotakis's New Democracy party leading with 39.6 per...
The European signatories fighting to save the Iran nuclear deal in the wake of America's unilateral withdrawal last year expressed concern in response to repeated violations of the 2015 agreement by Tehran this past week. The European Union, the United Kingdom, France, and Germany have condemned Iran's latest actions and urged the country to reverse course. Iran is threatening progressive violations to force those countries determined to save the deal to either offer protection from US sanctions or a new agreement. Israel is calling on the European signatories to punish Iran with "harsh sanctions" while the US sticks to its "maximum pressure" strategy.
"Spider-Man: Far From Home" is in theaters starting today and it contains two post-credit scenes. The film features Tom Holland as Spider-Man, along stars Zendaya and Jake Gyllenhaal. It's set in various European cities as well as New York.  The post-credits scenes possibly link to further Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) installments such as "Guardians of the Galaxy 3." Warning: This video contains spoilers.  Visit INSIDER's homepage for more stories.  Those of you who sat through "Avengers: Endgame" and expected post-credit scenes will be pleased to hear that "Spider-Man: Far From Home" has two of them. These set up future Marvel...
As a result of increasing strategic arms competition between the US and Russia, European allies that host elements of the US nuclear deterrent have rekindled the debate about overseas nuclear basing. While so-called nuclear sharing isn't under immediate threat right now, there is significant uncertainty surrounding its long-term future. The Turkish role in US nuclear arms sharing is particularly fragile because of the deteriorating ties between Washington and Ankara, and the standoff over the acquisition of Russian S-400 air defense systems vs. the US F-35 fighter aircraft. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. As the rivalry between the United States...
I moved from San Francisco to London 10 years ago, and have since lived in Amsterdam and Cyprus. Living abroad has taught me a lot about America, and has revealed some aspects of American society that I don't miss at all. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. In 2008, I packed up everything I owned into two suitcases and moved from San Francisco to London for love. More than 10 years later, I still live in Europe.  There have been a lot of changes in that decade. I got married, had a daughter, and moved around, first to Amsterdam, then...
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Out of the box, Joomla! does a great job of managing the content needed to make your Web site sing. But for many people, the true power of Joomla! lies in the application framework that makes it possible for developers all around the world to create powerful add-ons that are called Extensions. An Extension is used to add capabilities to Joomla! that do not exist in the base core code. Here are just some examples of the hundreds of available Extensions:

  • Dynamic form builders
  • Business or organisational directories
  • Document management
  • Image and multimedia galleries
  • E-commerce and shopping cart engines
  • Forums and chat software
  • Calendars
  • E-mail newsletters
  • Data collection and reporting tools
  • Banner advertising systems
  • Paid subscription services
  • and many, many, more

You can find more examples over at our ever growing Joomla! Extensions Directory. Prepare to be amazed at the amount of exciting work produced by our active developer community!

A useful guide to the Extension site can be found at:

Types of Extensions

There are five types of extensions:

  • Components
  • Modules
  • Templates
  • Plugins
  • Languages

You can read more about the specifics of these using the links in the Article Index - a Table of Contents (yet another useful feature of Joomla!) - at the top right or by clicking on the Next link below.

Last Updated on Monday, 11 August 2008 06:00