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Supra is a powerhouse template loaded with features and uncompromising in its versatility. With a click, activate full page scrolling for a modern user experience. Build beautiful background slideshows in seconds, and customize your site with over two dozen powerful particles that make setting up a complete website a snap.

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Vibe Website for YOOtheme Pro

Just a few days after the release of YOOtheme Pro 1.6 we are happy to present to you our May 2017 theme Vibe. Apart from using the newest Pro features, like the Table and Countdown elements, it comes with a richer visual design and a focus on graphical details and modern effects. With its dark background, colorful gradients and subtle textures, Vibe is perfect for music artists, bands, DJs and of course all kinds of music related websites. But it can also be used for any other web project with its futuristic, dark style.


Vibe Style

The special Vibe style definitely catches your eye! This time, we decided to merge the popular Material Design principles with modern skeuomorphism – creating a hybrid of funky colors, smooth shadows, animations and textures on sections. Colorful gradients further emphasize some of the components.

Style

Subtile Noise

Take a close look! Did you notice the grainy effect that is lying all over the design? We can now add an image that covers the entire page, but doesn't prevent you from accessing and clicking the content. To give Vibe a unique look, we chose this animated noise image.

Subtile Noise

Navbar Animation

Navbar items come with a fancy flickering animation to impart a more dynamic feel while using the navigation. We also implemented the option to add a gradient background to the navbar.

Navbar Animation

Hero Heading Animation

The Hero style for headlines inside the Builder features a glitch effect that animates colored text-shadows and makes your heading dance. You can fully edit this effect by modifying its text-shadows in the style customizer.

Heading Hero Animation

Bottom Shadow

A new setting in YOOtheme Pro and the latest addition in UIkit 3 is the bottom shadow option on images and videos. For Vibe theme we modified this to apply a large and colorful background glow, adding a cool three-dimensional look to elements on the website.

Bottom Shadow

Enhanced Section Blend-mode

One of the best features of Vibe is the enhanced section blend mode. We developed a technique to tint background textures without having to use photo editing software. If your browser doesn't support blend-modes, it will fall back to the default section background colors.

Enhanced Section Blend-mode

Button Border Gradients

Additionally, UIKit 3 and YOOtheme Pro now support gradients for button borders.

Button Border Gradients

Pro Elements

A couple of days ago we introduced YOOtheme Pro 1.6, including the new Table and Countdown elements. These have been fully styled and integrated into Vibe theme and come in really handy when displaying tour dates as well as the time remaining until the next album release.

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Layouts

Vibe theme features 6 new layouts dedicated to music artists and band related content. The Home page provides previews for the sub pages with each section. On the Tour page, visitors can find upcoming events listed in the new Table element. Music displays the latest album release, including a tracklist and a history of past releases. The beautiful hero header on the Video page presents the latest video followed by a couple of featured video teasers. About introduces the band members and contains a photo gallery. The Booking page provides contact information that is specifically made for artists and bands. We collected a number of perfectly matching images for each page. They are free-to-use anywhere and whichever way you like. Once you decide to save a layout, you can either download or discard the images.

All pages have been added to the Layout Library, which means that you are able to use these and any of the previously released layouts with this and all other Pro themes.

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Tour
Music
Video
About
Booking

What's next?

Of course, YOOtheme Pro 1.7 is in the making. Right now we are focusing on developing new elements and working off your wish list. The WYSIWYG editor was a much demanded feature and we will keep adding more. In the meantime we would like to know what you think. So, as usual, post your feedback in the comments.

  • Beautiful Vibe style
  • 6 page layouts
  • Great for personal websites
  • Artist and music topic
  • 41 lovingly curated and free-to-use images
  • All these features are available in YOOtheme Pro

Joomla DemoWordPress Demo

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How To Upgrade To Joomla 3.7?

Joomla 3.7 was just released and we have done various compatibility tests on our Joomla extensions with the latest Joomla.

We couldn't emphasize more on how important is to upgrade your Joomla to the latest version as well as our Joomla extensions. Let me bring you through a simple guide to upgrade your Joomla site. 


Cool New Features In Joomla 3.7


Here are some of the cool new features that was added in Joomla 3.7:
  • ​Integratable custom fields
  • One interface translations tool
  • Easy workflow for articles
  • Improved user experience
  • Administrative menus - backend menu manager
  • TinyMCE editor with added toolbar
  • Extensions maintenance safety
  • and many more!


Checklist Before Upgrading To Joomla 3.7

  • ​Make sure that your site is already running on Joomla 3.6.5. For prior to Joomla 3.6.4 version, please follow the instructions here
  • Perform a full backup of your site
  • Update all 3rd party extensions
  • Recommended PHP 7 or 7.1 onwards. If not, please get in touch with your hosting provider.
  • Ensure that the web server has write access to your Joomla files (We hit an error while trying to update earlier because this is a pretty common error)
  • Ensure that your hosting account meets the requirements

​Upgrading to Joomla 3.7

Thanks to the awesome new update architecture developed by Joomla, upgrading is as simple as clicking on the update button and with just 3 easy steps, your site would be updated to the latest and greatest release of Joomla. 


Step 1

​As soon as you are logged into your administration area, you should see a notice that Joomla 3.7.0 is available for update. All you need to do is click on the "Update Now" button.

Joomla 3.7 update notice
Joomla 3.7 update notice


Step 2

You will see a screen that looks pretty similar to the one here, clicking on the "Install Update" would start the installation process and you can sit back, relax and wait for it to complete.

Joomla 3.7 update screen
Joomla 3.7 update screen

Step 3

As soon as the upgrade process is completed, you will see a screen that looks similar to this image and you are good to go!
Joomla 3.7 update complete screen
Joomla 3.7 update complete screen


Huge Thank You To Every Joomla Contributors!

Before I end this post, the team and I would also like to take this opportunity to applaud and thank the contributors of Joomla 3.7! Without your contributions, Joomla 3.7 would have never been a success.



Update Your Extensions!

All of the latest versions of our extensions are compatible with Joomla 3.7. If you are taking advantage of updating your site, you should also update our Joomla extensions. 

It is now the best time to do so because for the next 3 days only, you will be able to enjoy 25% off with the coupon code below.


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YOOtheme Pro 1.6 released

Today’s YOOtheme Pro 1.6 release is one you are really going to like :) It has the most wished for Pro feature on board: A WYSIWYG editor! But it doesn’t stop there. There are two new builder elements to make content creating more fun: the Table and the Countdown element. And of course, YOOtheme Pro 1.6 comes with a lot of improvements and bug fixes. All of this can be seen in action in our upcoming theme next week. Spoiler alert: It will be graphic-rich :) So, be excited!


WYSIWYG editor support

Writing content now becomes a lot easier with support for the default Joomla and WordPress WYSIWYG editors. We've had more than 300 upvotes in our support forum for this feature and are pleased to announce full support for both. Just navigate to any content field in YOOtheme Pro and use the power of the system editor. Format your content with a few clicks, pick links for posts and articles and add images through the media manager. By the way, for Joomla, we added JCE support, too.

We haven't forgotten all you coders, either. That's why you can switch between the WYSIWYG editor and code view. It comes with all the CodeMirror goodies you need: syntax highlighting, auto-completion and auto-closing tags.

Editor

Table element

The new Table element allows you to easily build beautiful and flexible tables. Use it to create conference schedules, restaurant menus, pricing lists or any kind of tabular data. There are many settings available to change the order and style of columns, set headlines and configure the responsive behavior.

Table element

Countdown element

We also created a new Countdown element that displays an animated timer on your website. Tell your users how much time is left until your exciting product release, conference event or just the new year. The element comes from the most recent UIkit release and works across different time zones.

Countdown element

Box-shadow bottom option

This new option adds a cool three-dimensional look to many elements on your website. A bottom box shadow makes images and videos seem to be hovering over the page and imparts a more dynamic feel.

Box-shadow bottom option

Anonymize Google Analytics

Google Analytics is a brilliant tool to help you understand what people are doing on your site. However, every visitor‘s IP is sent to third party servers and you might not want that - or you might be required by law to prevent this. Now you can. Just enable the Anonymize setting when you configure Google Analytics. This masks the IP before sending it and is the accepted way to conform to privacy regulations.

Anonymize Google Analytics

More additions

These are the main reforms in YOOtheme Pro 1.6, but there is still more. For example, we added a font-style option for UIkit components as well as border gradient support to the Base, Button and Tab components. Furthermore, we added a box-shadow option to the Video element.

Now, stop reading and start playing around with the latest features and new settings. We are eager to hear your thoughts and ideas on this release. As always, feel free to leave us your comment below.

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EasyBlog 5.1 Stable Is Now Available

It looks like EasyBlog 5.1.2 was one the fastest ever release in Stack Ideas history. I'm really honored to be sharing with you today that EasyBlog 5.1.2 stable is now available.

For the benefit of those who weren't familiar with EasyBlog, let me bring you through some of its key features which were mostly highlighted by Mark previously and you could read about it here

 

Accelerated Mobile Pages (AMP) Support

Accelerated Mobile Pages (AMP), a very accessible framework for creating fast-loading mobile pages. This open-source initiative is designed to enable publisher to easily improve the page speed at the same time the overall user experience while reading or browsing through their mobile devices.

EasyBlog 5.1 AMP support will not hinder publishers from the boundaries of SEO. We truly believe that AMP is the the next big thing for content publisher to share their work in particularly on mobile devices and consequently increasing and prioritizing your SERP ranking with minimal effort. 

 

Simplified Media Manager

The new and simplified media manager is blazing fast speed, has much leaner UI, and not to mention that you could also opt for caption images, single or multiple images uploads, hassle-free image galleries uploads and many more. 

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Mobile Blogging 

Do you know that the mobile traffic owns nearly a quarter of web traffic share, surely you have already noticed this uprising trend. With that in mind, the new and improved mobile layout enables author to compose articles seamlessly on their handheld devices.
Needless to say that the media manager on mobile devices were also heavily twerked as well, therefore adding images to your post now would be a breeze. 

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All New Composer

EasyBlog 5.1 brand new composer would block out and minimize distractions, giving authors more freedom in their work area. The new composer not only comes with a wider viewport but also filled with power packed abilities such as quick duplicate, moveable blocks or deleting block items without needing to click on the toolbar to do so.
The composer's toolbar now also renders a dropdown which improves the overall user experience, straightforward action buttons, post cover captions, better control over post revisions and last but not least the ability to feature a post without needing to configure it from a different settings area. 

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Post Reactions

This built-in smart reaction system will definitely boost up the fun element in comparison with the plain and boring comments. You might have already noticed that this is pretty similar to "Facebook Reactions" which is currently pretty established there. In fact, EasyBlog post reaction could an extension of "Likes" and with it's smart reactions ability to learn and suggest appropriate articles available on your site to the intended audience.

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Embeddable Blocks

This nifty and cool feature enables you to embed different blocks such as Facebook post, PDF file viewer and modular block to be added within your post. The created content will be more enriched and broader scope of information could be easily shared across to your audience. 

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Brand New Layouts

We would like to introduce the all-new Magazine and Grid layout for EasyBlog 5.1. These new layouts will be provide readers to easily navigate through your blogs and looking aesthetically more appealing as well. On top of that, site administrators are able to determine which post (whether a specific category, latest post or single post) to appear on the respective layouts.   

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Improved Dashboard

Beside having the UX reworked and improvised, the new dashboard for EasyBlog 5.1 is now easily accessible with the layout being standardized across the dashboard area.  

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OneSignal Integration

This integration with OneSignal enables you to quickly send notifications to your subscribers directly to their web browser whenever a new article being published on your site. This is to ensure that your readers do not miss out on any important blogs, announcements, events or circular notices needed to be address through your blogs, that way information can be disseminate more effectively.

 

Enhanced Administration Area

As content creators, simplistic workflow is something which i personally would appreciate. EasyBlog 5.1, you will see tons of improvement done at the administration area with less cluttered and complicated settings. On top of that, you can now modify template files and email templates without accessing your FTP. The new email template works pretty similar to Komento email editor, also you could now add or view the email descriptions as well. 

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Post Revisions

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Site moderators can now limit the number of revisions history stored, this is one of the most frequently requested feature from our users. We believe redundancy is the ultimate downfall in anything, therefore the team managed to get it all sorted out, whether keeping or switching in between revisions back and forth works efficiently now.  

  

Tiny Yet Mighty

Having said all those amazing updates, the team has also twerked and minified EasyBlog source code to be lean yet powerful. For instance, by default the jQuery will be inherited from Joomla and a hefty amount of optimization were added to ensure speedy performance without sacrificing any of its features. To add the icing on the top, EasyBlog 5.1.2 launcher is now only 214KB as compared to 1.1MB for EasyBlog 5.0.44 version. In other words, it is over 900KB reduced in size, what an achievement for the team! 

 

Upgrading From EasyBlog 3.9 or 5.0?

We have created a documentation that you are able to follow to upgrade your installation of EasyBlog. Be sure to read the per-requisites first.

 

Thank you for your continuous support! 

A big thank you to each and every of our amazing testers who contributed. To celebrate the release of EasyBlog 5.1.2, we decided to offer an additional 3 months subscription for free for every EasyBlog license renewal as well as a FREE Komento subscription for every EasyBlog purchases for the next 3 days

 

*P/S: This require manual activation, kindly post a ticket at our Helpdesk along with your order reference so we can get your account updated accordingly. 

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