JoomPlace is glad to announce a new release of JoomBlog component with a number of new features and fulfilled improvements to simplify your Joomla! blogging experience. Taking into account the recent Google’ focus on the content importance, we did our best to improve JoomBlog blogging software to make your company visible, your thoughts & opinions shared and your expertise valuable! Check out the features that will help you to blog like a Pro!

Improved code quality for higher blog ranking

JoomBlog code quality has been significantly changed to optimize page speed and, as a consequence, website ranking! The speed of the content upload plays a significant role in search ranking, especially when more & more users are on the go surfing the web using mobile devices. JoomBlog extension exempts your blog visitors from waiting for slow pages to upload and add some pluses for higher website ranking.

Enhanced WYSIWYG Editor

We improved WYSIWYG Editor both Front & Back End by renewing Image Manager for more convenient image upload and adding Gravatar service support to help identify your posts & comments. 

wysiwyg editor

JoomBlog cross-browser support

JoomBlog template responsiveness assures convenient usage no matter what kind of browser a visitor uses.

cross browser support

StumbleUpon integration

StumbleUpon is a social bookmarking website, being used by more than 30 million people. The network allows  you to find interesting content online and share it with your connections. By clicking integrated into JoomBlog StumbleUpon button you recommend the blog post to all your connections, boosting traffic and reaching potential clients.


Google Authorship integration

Google Authorship integration is another way to increase search ranking, to promote content and verify information credibility. To link the content you publish and Google+ profile you need to do the following:

  • Add Google+ profile to your JoomBlog Author profile;
  • Place a backlink to the website: Edit Contributor to section => Click Add custom link=> Enter the URL => Save.

No need to add rel="author" manually! JoomBlog will do everything for you!

google authorship

Social Media Meta Tags setup

There is no doubt that Social Medias are valuable sources of traffic, recognition and potential audience. To control the quality of shared information we added Open Graph & Custom Meta tags configuration to JoomBlog settings. Now you can control not only information that is shared on Facebook, Linkedin & Google+ but Twitter too! More information about Open Graph can be viewed in the blog post  What is Open Graph And How to Integrate it Easily Into Joomla! 

custom meta tags

Joomla! to JoomBlog data import

Do you still use Joomla as a blogging network? Improve your blogging experience by starting using JoomBlog! A new version allows you to import all the users, categories and blog post with comments for easy, simple and effective blogging!

Plus, worth to mention updated cache method for modules, improved Tags Manager, SQL Total refactoring and a revised administrator panel.

If you have JoomBlog already installed on your website, go to your Member’s Area and download the newly released version of the component for free!

Do you like JoomBlog and what we do? Please, take a minute to leave a review on JED! We will highly appreciate your support! 

Blog like a Pro with JoomBlog!

2014-04-15 10:56:43
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