Even a basic Joomla site can benefit by incorporating the "Web Links" core component. In case you didn't know, the "Web Links" component is designed to display categorized web links of internal or external content for your site. With the Web Links component you can create any number of web link categories, as well as any number of links within each category, to enrich your site's content.

Site goodies such as web link listings, file downloads, photo galleries, and other media resources make your site more interesting and appealing to the masses, which increases the likelihood that a visitor will return to your site. More traffic and activity on your site, as well as residual cross-linking from other sites, is more likely to improve your search engine rankings and in-turn augment your web presence.

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This article describes an effective way to integrate Feedburner into a Joomla web site. The reason you might want to integrate Feedburner into a Joomla site is so you can efficiently feed out the juicy content and tidbits you add to your site as you maintain and expand it. News feeds are a "packaged" summary of all of the new content published to a CMS-based site so it can be easily located, identified, processed, and subscribed to by a news reader program.

The built-in RSS syndication module that comes preinstalled with Joomla certainly works, but it is like an ant, and Feedburner is an elephant when you compare their respective features. So Feedburner is really a no-brainer, except it's not exactly obvious how to get all of the sweet features of Feedburner to work on a Joomla site, so here's the skinny.

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Firefox for Macintosh OS X may not download DMG (Macintosh Disk Image) files so you can easily open them. When you double-click a DMG file after downloading it with Firefox, it tries to open with a program called "HexEdit". You can mount and open this kind of DMG file if you know the "trick". The following explains how to do it.

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This is a listing of some of the best cross-platform open source software available for media production work.

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