• [Announcement] Advanced Portfolio Pro 3.4.6 now is available

    [Announcement] Advanced Portfolio Pro 3.4.6 now is available


    It is so great to announce you about the release of Advanced Portfolio Pro 3.4.6 with several minor of bug fixes that will be more useful and convenient for your site.

    Please check new information at changelog below, and remember to back up your site before proceeding the update process.

    Demo | Changelog | Buy Now

    Moreover, we would like to give our users many thanks for their feedbacks so that we can release such the most powerful and usable Advanced Portfolio Pro



  • [Announcement] Media Store version 2.0.2 has been released

    [Announcement] Media Store version 2.0.2 has been released


    Media Store version 2.0.2 has been released with various bugs fixes and updates.

    For the details on the update, please find at its changelog below and don't forget to always backup your site before proceeding to the update process. 

    Demo | Changelog | Buy Now

    Any issue related to the above can be discuss at Media Store forum

    Recommended: Find this Docs for how to upgrade using Media Store - Joomla Extensions Helper

  • Decorating your Joomla site with free stuff

    Decorating your Joomla site with free stuff

    Holiday spirit is spreading in the air. What have you done to prepare for this Christmas? Are you buying present wrappers or reading the Yule Log recipe? Well, just stop thinking about red-and-green ornaments in some minutes and check our list. Perhaps you can find a great item for your Joomla house here.


    Simple PopUp

    A popup message is one of the best ways to welcome visitors to your Joomla house. You should not think that Simple PopUp is too simple. With some epic images or overwhelming messages, you can turn the ordinary popup into a sweet holiday greeting.

    Snow Falling

    Don’t ever feel surprised if you see blue snow in some websites. Probably, they are using Snow Falling module to color the snow. This simple module can also control number of flakes, falling speed, make snow stick at the bottom or follow your mouse direction.

    If snow is not enough and you like some firework, try YOOholidays!


    Banners are strongly recommended for online shops in Christmas. Colorful banners appears everywhere without molesting viewers because everyone is in happy mood and they need to see something cheerful.

    Flash Countdown Timer

    Let’s bring a countdown clock to your site this year by using this lightweight yet flexible module. The timer will display how many days, hours, minutes and seconds in left.

    Tiny Bubbles

    Tiny Bubbles module adds a little fun to the holiday. You can blow any PNG image in bubble shape across your Joomla site.

    ODude Ecards

    This “From Santa with love” extension allows you to create a powerful greetings card system. This can be small amazing presents for your customers.

    Christmas Time & Christmas Tree

    The Christmas template duo provided by Site Ground looks a bit old-fashioned to today’s web design trends but I’m sure that they are adored by many users. Plus, these templates support both of Joomla 2.5 and Joomla 3.x

  • [2014 Flashbacks] An eventful year of ExtStore

    [2014 Flashbacks] An eventful year of ExtStore


    One more year passed away and we’re so happy to say that we had an incredible time in the past 12 months. 2014 was obviously one of our most energetic years since we had taken a big step forward with dozens of new products and related services. Now we should spend a little time to look back what we have done together in the past 365 days.


    36 Joomla extensions and constant updates

    We welcomed 2014 Advanced Portfolio Pro – a powerful component with strong gallery supports. After that, it is followed by 3 more commercial products during the year.

    • 11 Joomla components: Downloads Pro and Advanced Poll appeared as great options for your Joomla sites. Especially Media Store became the favorite choice among ExtStore fans because of unique and amazing features.
    • 10 Joomla modules: Our modules brought the neat Accordion menu to business websites based on Virtuemart, HikaShop and Joomla content categories. Furthermore, we made a cool approach on the popular social networking sites with free modules for Facebook, Twitter and Google+.
    • 15 Joomla plugins: Most of them are free. These lightweight but useful tools have been adored and chosen by many Joomla users.

    And of course, everyone who owns previous products also felt pleased with constant updates and new features from ExtStore Team.

    Related activities

    Along with Joomla products, we subsequently offered more extra supports for clients. Here are the most noticeable remarks in 2014:

    • New Demo: Being built on materials of three former demo sites, new Joomla 3 demo allows users to experience all product features in the finest way.
    • Documentation and Blog: All the products are accompanied with full documentation. Blog posts are also regularly published to provide users with useful tips or latest updates.
    • We keep the tight connection with dear customers via: Support Ticket, Live Chat, social networking sites and emails.
    • Many promotion campaigns had launched during the year, especially Thanksgiving Customer Survey and Mega Sale events.

    What’s next in 2015?

    • New logo & website design is an interesting improvement of ExtStore, bringing new UX experience to customers.
    • More new products, promotion deals and extra services.
    • Smoother customer service workflow.

    Keep on following us on FacebookTwitter and Google+ get latest news.


  • [Tutorial] Upgrade Website from Joomla 2.5 to Joomla 3.x

    [Tutorial] Upgrade Website from Joomla 2.5 to Joomla 3.x


    It’s been three months since we said goodbye to Joomla 2.5. Upgrading your website to Joomla 3 has become an urgent task now. Clearly, not all of you are Joomla experts but the migration from Joomla 2.5 to 3.x is not complex if you follow the guidance steps carefully.


    1. Create a backup of your website
    Creating a backup of your website before the update is to avoid any problem that might happen. Among many extensions.Akeeba Backup stands out with it is simple and easy for an end user to use.
    Now you create a test site or area to restore the backup copy of your Joomla 2.5 website. It is strongly recommended that you should try on a test site first. You should restore your site on a subdomain, a subdirectory or a local device via WAMP, MAMP, LAMP, XAMPP.

    2. Update your website to the latest version of Joomla 2.5

    To view the current Joomla version, check your Control Panel. If you see the note: Joomla! is up-to-date, you are ready to upgrade. If your site is not using the latest version of Joomla 2.5, you need to update first.


    Go to Extensions > Extension Manager > Database to check if there is any error. If your schema is not up to date, click theFix button.


    3. Check your system for Joomla 3 compatibility
    Go to Site > System Information to review. Your site can only run well if all the settings meet the technical requirements. Check the list of technical requirements for Joomla 3.x here.

    4. Check 3rd-party extension/template list
    Many third party extension can be upgraded by one click while some are not. To avoid unwanted errors created by 3rd-party extensions or templates, you should check to see whether if they support Joomla 3 or not. All types of extensions need to be checked, including Package, Component, File, Language, Library, Module, Plugin and Template.

    Going to Joomla 3.x

    First of all, you need to purge the update cache. Go to Extension Manager > Update and click in Purge Cache icon in the upper right corner.


    Next, go to Components > Joomla Update and click Option button on the right corner. Choose Short Term Support and click Save & Close.


    If everything is ok, you will see a Joomla! update message. Click Install the update and wait until the update process ends.



    So now, your website is Joomla 3.x. You can take your time to discover the new amazing Joomla 3.4. This guidance is done in a simple Joomla website. Actual scenarios could complex because of installed third-party extension. Good luck and do not forget to share with us your experience in the comment box below.


  • [Infographic] Most popular Joomla extensions

    [Infographic] Most popular Joomla extensions


    Joomla has been quickly scaling past several success milestones in the race to becoming one of the best CMS, and a lot of the success has come because of the awesome, top rated, and best of extensions for Joomla. Whether it’s about managing SEO aspects of the Joomla website, or fine-tuning the social networking appeal of the same, you will never be far from a top notch Joomla extensions.


    Credit: bestplugins.com


  • We’ve got a big announcement…

    We’ve got a big announcement…

    Hi Guys!

    We’re very excited to inform you that ExtStore has got a new look. Let’s spend time to discover the following new things at Extstore.com!

    What’s better?

    • Fresh new look: Bright-colored homepage, newly designed logo, eye candy slideshow are some of features you will enjoy. The new design allows users to quickly find contents thanks to its easy hierarchical structure.
    • User-friendly navigation: One of our main goals with the new website is to make it faster and easier to navigate.
    • Updated information: We make it a point to provide clients with the most accurate, up-to-date information about our products.
    • Product innovation: To ensure the quality and timeliness of products, our products will be constantly upgraded to meet client needs and expectations.

    We also want to give clients an opportunity to know us better. By browsing through our new site, you will have a more complete view of who we are, what we do as a company and what people say about us.

    What’s new?

    • Responsiveness: New ExtStore website was built to work well on desktop, tablet and mobile device.
    • Timely Information: Our team has worked hard to make the new website become a rich information source of not only ExtStore products but also Joomla news, tutorials, tips and more.
    • FAQ: New well-constructed FAQ page helps users quickly find out useful information in question and answer form.

    So what do you think about our new home? Write your comments in the box below.

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