TEXTman 2.0.1 - a minor release with some important improvements.

Since the release of TEXTman 2.0 last December we have worked relentlessly on new features. Work is well underway on TEXTman 2.1 and even 3.0 is taking good shape, more about that in an upcoming blog post.

We received some great feedback and have already rebuilt some smaller features that help streamline the editing experience. We didn’t want to hold off and included them in the 2.0.1 maintenance release.

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How to set up a private files area in Joomla

We’re often asked the question “I need to create an area on my Joomla site that allows users to manage only their own files, can DOCman or FILEman do this?”, the simple answer is “Yes this is possible using either DOCman or FILEman”.

Setting up a private files area is a little bit easier to do in FILEman, but DOCman can also do this out of the box. In this tutorial we’ll show you how to set this up in either DOCMan or FILEman.

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Joomlatools Dashboard Preview: What's next

In January we shared our year in review for 2017 and mentioned we had some exciting projects coming for 2018.

The biggest project we’re focused on is the release of a new product we call “Joomlatools Dashboard”, which began last summer. This post is the first in a series of previews we’re sharing as we get ready to launch in the coming months.

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Private videos on your Joomla site, on a shoestring budget

Video, although projected to make up 76% of all web traffic in 2018, can require a lot of expensive server disc space and internet bandwidth.

If you’re on a shoestring budget, but still need to serve private video content on your site, it can be challenging to answer the age old question “how do I show my site’s users and members private video content and keep the costs down?”

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