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In 2017, we are going to reboot JoomlaXTC with changes we feel are necessary to better serve the current Web Developer market and Joomla user base by introducing easier ways to get quality templates and extensions which are not only pretty and simple to use, but powerful enough for custom and complex, high-profile projects.

The second annual JoomlaDay Florida kicks off in Tampa, Florida on February 25th - 26th, 2017 with two days of web development panels and presentations from the world's top Joomla! experts and community leaders.

Black Friday is here and we have compiled all the Joomla deals with the help of the Joomla Community. We would like to give special thanks to OSM President Sarah Watz for pushing this list forward and to all the developers that helped!

One of the most anticipated features for Joomla is confirmed for the upcoming Joomla 3.7 release. For the past year we have been waiting for several new features to be added to Joomla, and now we have confirmation that Joomla 3.7 will feature custom fields.

Joomla 3.6.4 is now available! This is a security release for the 3.x series of Joomla! which addresses two critical security vulnerabilities and a bug fix for two-factor authentication. We strongly recommend that you update your sites immediately.

Joomla 3.6.3 is now available! This release fixes the Backwards Compatibility Break made in 3.6.2 with the article ordering. In addition, there are a large number of minor improvements and bug fixes.

In the past few years, JoomlaXTC has been a big supporter of Joomla! Events, from the Joomla World Conference to JoomlaDay's, JoomlaXTC has sponsored and has been involved. The 2016 Joomla World Conference is no different, and we want to see you there!

JoomlaXTC has a history of observing the 911 anniversary. In the past we have given a percentage of our sales on 911 to the first responders and the feal good foundation. This year we are going to leave it up to you.

GIF formatted images have made a huge come back in 2016.  The current GIF revolution has been highly focused on social media, but GIF's are finding their way back to websites.  In the late 90's and early 2000's clipart based GIF's were all the rage, but now GIF's are making their way into the future.

We first introduced our custom XTC Template Framework for Joomla in 2010 and over the years we have been making advancements with each template release.  To celebrate our 9th year as one of the top Joomla Template and Extension clubs we started on one of the biggest update yet!  

WordPress has taken the lead as the solution for websites, but how did this happen? WordPress and Joomla have a common start, both are software forks that started at the same time.  Joomla and WordPress share the same programming languages and mark up:  PHP, MYSQL, HTML, CSS and JavaScript.

Joomla 3.6.1 was released on August the 3rd and within 24 hours a few more issues were found and now... Joomla 3.6.2 is here!  We wish to give a big thanks to the bug team for addressing these issues so quickly.

Joomla 3.6 was released on July the 12th and there are a few bugs and issues that needed to be fixed.  Joomla 3.6.1 addresses these low level security issues and bugs from Joomla 3.6.0.  There are also some important upgrade instructions for this release.

In the past year there have been countless articles predicting the fall of Joomla!.  These blog posts have focused on the market share Joomla! has lost over the past five years to WordPress.  As with anything you read on the internet, you need to do some fact checking to get to the truth.

Joomla 3.6 was released on July the 12th with more than 400 commits of improvements and bug fixes, including plenty of user experience (UX) and developer enhancements.

We are always thinking of ways to make our products better, take our templates for example. The XTC framework is such a flexible platform it allows us to improve with each template. Lately, we have optimized the CSS, reduced load times, added friendly controls, new features and removed legacy code.

Stock Images and Videos for your website can cost a bundle, but there are great free resources out there to help.

We have updated our Club Plans with better pricing and benefits. Get our complete catalog of templates and extensions for one low price.

Our latest template has been released and we have made some improvements we would like to share with you.

The use of Google Maps on web pages has become a huge trend over the past few years, but there is still a missing link... How to style the map. Snazzy Maps has a quick and easy solution for this!

The first annual JoomlaDay Florida kicks off in Tampa, Florida on February 27th, 2016 with a full day of web development panels and presentations from the world's top Joomla! experts and community leaders.

CSS3 has opened up so many doors over the past few years and has reduced the need for extra scripts. Learn how to add a pure CSS Accordion to Joomla content or virtually anywhere in a Joomla site.

We have been hard at work redesigning and improving our website and are now ready to release V5.0. The latest version of our website is focused on a better user experience and current design trends. Read below for a brief explanation and please excuse the dust.

The vintage faded photo look has taken the internet by storm,. Free stock photo resources such as unsplash have a multitude of vintage looking photos, but finding the right image for your project can be painstaking and take hours.