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I’m going through a phase at the moment in showcase what themes & plugins you can find on various CMS that are out on the web instead of WordPress which i absolutely love and recommend to others to test out.

In past post I’ve showcased themes & plugins for Drupal and Magento but this week I’m focusing on finding plugins or extensions for Joomla Users, plus Joomla was the actually first CMS I’ve had downloaded and played around with when starting in the web industry.

1. Cache Cleaner


The Cache Cleaner Joomla extension can clean your cache fast and easily via a link in your Joomla! Administrator!If you are editing an article – for instance – and want to see the changes in the frontend, you first have to clean the cache.Normally this means having to go to the Joomla! Cache Manager, select all cache types and delete them. This is very annoying and requires a lot of clicks and waiting time.

Cache Cleaner gives you a quick link in the top right of your Joomla! Administrator, which will clean all cache by simply clicking on it.

2. Aikon Floating Search


stylish and functional search experience: search bars are an integral part of any website. Until recently, most website designs have been pretty A much downgraded by default, unattractive and space-absorbing search bars. But those days are now gone! The aikon Floating Search is taking the search experience to amazing new places.

3. Dummy Content


Dummy Content is an editor button and system plugin (Joomla extension) that helps you place random dummy text into your article. Or in any other content item that has an editor, like Custom HTML Modules, category descriptions, 3rd party content.

4. Simple File Manager

Simple File Manager

Simple File Manager is a Joomla! component for creating public and private download centers in Joomla! 3.x. It’s very easy to use and it’s highly customisable.It makes you able to share public files or to reserve private documents to single users. You can also list files in categories, apply labels, change icons, generate email reports, statistics, and much more…

5. DJ Classifieds


Are you looking for an easy to use extension for creating classified ads with your Joomla 3? Then look no further, DJ-Classifieds will get the job done to a high spec, with hassle free simplicity. With an impressive array of custom fields, custom locations, paid ads and custom searches for each category, DJ-Classifieds is a powerful tool for building the classifieds section on your website. It’ll do all the hard work for you.

6. Search Content Advanced


This is a replacement of standard Сontent Search plugin, which is a bit limited. Advanced version allows you to slightly customize search results, excluding certain categories and articles.

7. Admin Brute force Protection


Admin Bruteforce Protection was designed to manage the access to Joomla administrator login page. Plugin creates the wall between your login page and the hackers.

8. JS Support Ticket


JS Support ticket is a simple, easy to use, web-based customer support system. User can create ticket from front-end. JS Support Ticket comes packed with lot features than most of the expensive(and complex) support ticket system on market. The best part is, It completely free.

9. Quix


The Most Advanced Responsive and the first Page Builder For Joomla! In The World. Build anything, simple to complex with drag & drop layout builder. No coding required, plus with this extensions you can make your website responsive in minutes. Quix has been honed and refined to the point where it will make a profound difference to the way you build responsive website and quix is compatible with any template or framework and can be used to create beautiful and fluid layouts inside the component area or article of any size and shape.

10. PDF Embedded


If you want to embed PDF on your pages than the PDF Embedder Plugin for Joomla may come handy and a smart way to handle your documents. Configure this plugin without writing a letter of code. Just Install & Enable this Plugin as well as Place a shortcode in your article(In toggle mode), That’s it. You need to put the Book URL into the Shortcode.

11. Event Booking


Events Booking is the most powerful, features rich, easy to use Events Registration extension for Joomla. It allows you to create events(both free and paid), allows registrants to register for these events(Individual, Group registration or Shopping cart) and process payment via online payment gateways.

12. Aimy Speed Optimization Pro


Increase the page speed of your website with Aimy Speed Optimization. Eliminate render-blocking (CSS and JavaScript), minify HTML and make use of browser caching and compression and optimize image loading.



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