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Over the past year, progressives have thrust the idea of taxing wealth towards the center of the Democratic primary. They contend it's an effective way to rein in income inequality and drastically cut the fortunes of the rich. But wealth taxes in Europe have never been a significant driver of government revenue across the continent for several key reasons. For starters, they were difficult to administer and the revenue generated was low as a result of exemptions on taxable assets. In the US, critics argue its an impractical way to raise revenue at the possible expense of hurting economic growth, and others have raised...
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The Cold War ended about 30 years ago — but many of the differences between eastern and western Europe remain. I witnessed many of them firsthand during a recent eight-day journey by train across Europe, from Istanbul to London. Some of the differences were obvious, like eastern European train stations usually seeming less busy, and things generally being less expensive. However, there were also a striking number of similarities, like friendly, helpful people everywhere I went. With many eastern European countries now part of the EU, it seems likely things will only become more similar. Visit Insider's homepage for more stories. The Iron...
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Tesla CEO Elon Musk announced last week that a new factory is planned for Germany, in the Berlin area. This is a bad idea. The European auto industry already has too many factories for the region's level of demand. The European auto market also isn't growing.  A shift to electric vehicles could happen, but it would be far more sensible for Tesla to take over an existing plant or hire a manufacturer to build its cars. Musk's addiction to storytelling is driving this decision.  Sign up for Business Insider's transportation newsletter, Shifting Gears, to get more stories like this in your inbox.
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US B-52 bombers and airmen deployed to the UK in October for Bomber Task Force 20-1. Bomber Task Force deployments are meant train US aircrews while reassuring partners and deterring foes. This rotation, which ended this week, was no different, as US bombers flew all over Europe and into the high north. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Four US Air Force B-52 bombers from the 2nd Bomb Wing at Barksdale Air Force Base in Louisiana arrived in England with about 300 airmen on October 10 for a bomber task force deployment. The bombers were deployed to RAF...
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The Arctic Hideaway is a hotel on a remote island off the coast of Norway, and you can stay in one of its tiny houses for $270 per night. The island is so remote you have to charter a boat or take a ferry. There are no cars or restaurants on the island.  Most go to The Arctic Hideaway to experience the Northern Lights up close.  Visit Insider's homepage for more stories. The tiny house movement is sweeping the globe — and can even be found on a remote island in Norway. This village of 10 tiny houses is actually...
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Ford has a lot of love for Europe, and the feeling is mutual.  Ford fan clubs, blogs, and memorabilia collections are popular in Europe. Some megafans have even gone so far as to tattoo the brand onto their bodies. Meet some of Ford's megafans and see how the love affair has blossomed. Visit BusinessInsider.com for more stories. SEE ALSO: Ford built a Transit van called Nugget that doubles as a tiny home that can sleep up to 4 people DON'T MISS: Corvettes and Mustangs are some of the hottest cars money can buy — here's how they compare Some Europeans just can't get enough of...
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Content Layouts
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Joomla! provides plenty of flexibility when displaying your Web content. Whether you are using Joomla! for a blog site, news or a Web site for a company, you'll find one or more content styles to showcase your information. You can also change the style of content dynamically depending on your preferences. Joomla! calls how a page is laid out a layout. Use the guide below to understand which layouts are available and how you might use them.

Content

Joomla! makes it extremely easy to add and display content. All content is placed where your mainbody tag in your template is located. There are three main types of layouts available in Joomla! and all of them can be customised via parameters. The display and parameters are set in the Menu Item used to display the content your working on. You create these layouts by creating a Menu Item and choosing how you want the content to display.

Blog Layout

Blog layout will show a listing of all Articles of the selected blog type (Section or Category) in the mainbody position of your template. It will give you the standard title, and Intro of each Article in that particular Category and/or Section. You can customise this layout via the use of the Preferences and Parameters, (See Article Parameters) this is done from the Menu not the Section Manager!

Blog Archive Layout

A Blog Archive layout will give you a similar output of Articles as the normal Blog Display but will add, at the top, two drop down lists for month and year plus a search button to allow Users to search for all Archived Articles from a specific month and year.

List Layout

Table layout will simply give you a tabular list of all the titles in that particular Section or Category. No Intro text will be displayed just the titles. You can set how many titles will be displayed in this table by Parameters. The table layout will also provide a filter Section so that Users can reorder, filter, and set how many titles are listed on a single page (up to 50)

Wrapper

Wrappers allow you to place stand alone applications and Third Party Web sites inside your Joomla! site. The content within a Wrapper appears within the primary content area defined by the "mainbody" tag and allows you to display their content as a part of your own site. A Wrapper will place an IFRAME into the content Section of your Web site and wrap your standard template navigation around it so it appears in the same way an Article would.

Content Parameters

The parameters for each layout type can be found on the right hand side of the editor boxes in the Menu Item configuration screen. The parameters available depend largely on what kind of layout you are configuring.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 12 August 2008 22:33
 
What's New in 1.5?
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As with previous releases, Joomla! provides a unified and easy-to-use framework for delivering content for Web sites of all kinds. To support the changing nature of the Internet and emerging Web technologies, Joomla! required substantial restructuring of its core functionality and we also used this effort to simplify many challenges within the current user interface. Joomla! 1.5 has many new features.

Last Updated on Monday, 11 August 2008 22:13
 
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