The number of available downloads in our Member Center is steadily growing and attracting a lot of activity. To prepare for the upcoming stable release of DOCman 2.0 we gave the download area on our Member Center a fresh coat of paint.

As we improve our extensions the inevitable retirement of their predecessors comes closer. To make this more clear the download area now shows a clear distinction between the current and archived versions of our extensions.

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Content is king, even more so for search engines! They don’t care about how your site looks or works, search engines care about your site’s content.

To improve your ranking you can optimise your content, for example by using better targeted keywords. Another approach is using Microdata, or data about your content that search engines can understand.

With the latest 3.3 release Joomla added Microdata support for articles. We couldn’t stay behind and with the upcoming releases of Docman and Fileman we are also adding support for Microdata.

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At Joomlatools, we always try to stay ahead of the curve. A big part of this challenge is not about writing code but listening to our customers’ input. Writing good extensions means keeping up with the ever-changing needs of our customers.

With the latest announcement of the DOCman 2.0 release candidate, we have been working hard to make sure our support forums ready for any incoming new feature ideas.

The “Share your ideas” sections of our support forums now have a shiny new like button to the right-hand sidebar of every topic. You can catch a quick glimpse of the interest in your idea by looking at the number of people who voted. Click the thumbs-up icon to cast a vote yourself!

Our support team will review all ideas and their comments continuously and update the topic’s status accordingly. If the idea’s status changes to planned, that means our developers will implement your idea and the idea has been placed in our development schedule!
We blogged about all the different statuses before, so if you are interested you can read all about it in the “Improving our support workflow” post.

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