Latest News

Located in Venice's St. Mark's Square, Caffe Florian claims to be the oldest cafe in Europe. Opened in 1720, it just celebrated its 300th anniversary. On sites like TripAdvisor, Yelp, Conde Nast Traveler, and the cafe's own Facebook page, visitors have praised its location, decor, and overall atmosphere — but also complained about high prices, uncomfortable seating, and large crowds. Here's what reviewers say a visit to the famous cafe is like. Visit Insider's homepage for more stories. The world has changed a lot in 300 years. One thing that hasn't: the St. Mark's Square location of Venice's
The French government has confirmed three cases of the Wuhan coronavirus there, the first in Europe. The coronavirus outbreak is thought to have started in a seafood market in Wuhan, China, and has sickened at least 1,100 people.  Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. The French government has confirmed the country's first three cases of the Wuhan coronavirus — marking the outbreak's spread to Europe. Agnes Buzyn, the Minister of Solidarity and Health of France, confirmed in a press briefing on Friday evening local time that three patients — in two different regions — tested positive for the novel strain...
Paul Krugman slammed President Trump for threatening 25% tariffs on European vehicles and auto parts as they posed potential risks to national security. The Nobel Prize-winning economist and New York Times columnist also criticized Trump's refusal to turn over to Congress a report about an investigation into the national-security risks. "Pretty sure that's just plain illegal," Krugman tweeted. "Congress ... didn't make him a dictator free to set tariffs wherever he likes without even offering an explanation." Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Paul Krugman blasted President Donald Trump on Wednesday for threatening 25% tariffs on European vehicles and auto...
Disney has announced a launch date for its dedicated streaming service Disney Plus in Europe. Disney Plus will be coming to the UK, Ireland, France, Germany, Italy, Spain, Austria, and Switzerland in late March. Subscription fees will be marginally more expensive than a US subscription at the current exchange rate, coming to £5.99 monthly or £59.99 annually in the UK. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Disney's streaming service Disney Plus is finally launching in Europe. Disney Plus will be coming to the UK, Ireland, France, Germany, Italy, Spain, Austria, and Switzerland on March 24, bringing with...
The 16th Annual Demographia International Housing Affordability Survey has revealed the most expensive cities to live in around the world in 2020. The study looked at 309 housing markets in Australia, Canada, Hong Kong, Ireland, New Zealand, Singapore, the UK, and the United States. To produce the ranking, the cities were given a score using the "mean multiple" approach — the median house price divided by the median household income. The most "severely unaffordable major housing markets" are currently in Australia, Canada, China, and New Zealand, while Hong Kong tops the list. Visit Insider's homepage for more stories. The most expensive cities to...
The Trump administration threatened three European governments with 25% auto tariffs if they didn't play ball with Iran and call out its government for violating the 2015 nuclear deal, according to a report from the Washington Post. Officials in Britain, France, and Germany received the threat, and they were stunned at what one European official characterized to the Post as "extortion." Trump previously used the threat of tariffs on European cars to extract additional investment into the US from its automakers. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. The Trump administration warned European officials in three countries that if...
PDF Print E-mail
Article Index
All Pages

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