What are gravatars?

Gravatars are Globally Recognised Avatars. An avatar or gravatar is an icon, or representation, of a user in a shared virtual reality, such as a forum, chat, website, or any other form of online community in which the user(s) wish to have something to distinguish themselves from other users. Created by Tom Werner, gravatars make it possible for a person to have one avatar across the entire web. Avatars are usually an 80px by 80px image that the user will create themselves. Read More…

Changing the default Joomla admin login page

One of the greatest things about Joomla! is the ability to customise anything you want. It even enables you to change the template that you use for the administrator back end of your site, just as easily as you can change the template for the front end of your site.

Why change?

There are several possible reasons to change the administrator login and backend interface:

  • Build a custom-branded template to match your company’s brand image.
  • Attempt to hide the fact that you are using Joomla!
  • Improve upon the user experience, or make it easier to administer your site. Read More…
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