Before making this website live on this domain, we developed the whole on a different domain. That took around 2 months to develop and during this 2 months, Google had indexed that development website. Now, our primary concern was how to redirect all the development domain links to our main website link, without losing the targeted page traffic.
While doing our blog in K2, we found a weird thing. On the item details view of a category, the intro text has different style. I looked through all the configuration and options, but did not find any such special option , which was pushing that intro text to a different style.
Many Joomla webmasters like to show the article created date, modified date on their Joomla content pages. And mostly the date format is not accepted in the USA, since they follow a different date format. This thing is quite serious for websites like news portals, blogs, informative websites, etc. So, normally they look to change this Joomla date format to the US format or Month/Date/Year.
We were doing a quality test of this new Joomla Tutorials Blog, which is done using JoomlaWorks K2 and we found a weird problem with it. When a guest tries to leave a comment, he cant do it. K2 throws an error, "The Name or Email Address you typed is already in use!".
Syntax Highlighting is a much needed addon for anyone who is looking write articles or tutorials which has any custom code involved. You must be surprised to know that, none of the Joomla basic or advanced editors come with a proper syntax highlighting plugin. Not even the famous, JCE Editor.
Thankfully Joomla has one hidden plugin called Geshi, which does this job pretty well. I'm sure, many of you have never heard about Geshi or used it in real time. So, here is how to use it.