Kristoffer Sandven

Kristoffer Sandven

Kristoffer Sandven is a photographer, filmmaker and web consultant living in Oslo, Norway. He's the founder and author of JoomlaBlogger.

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There's a huge selection of addons for Firefox available.

I've found my favorites for Joomla work and recommend them to everyone.

They will save you a great deal of time, especially when trying to figure out a template is built, bug tracking and fixing and in your day-to-day work as a web developer.

Change the «Welcome to the Frontpage» title tag in Joomla 1.5When you install Joomla 1.5 or later, the default title for the home page is «Welcome to the Frontpage».

Many Joomla newbies have trouble changing this text. In fact, one of the most commonly asked questions for new Joomla users is 'Where is the "Welcome to the Frontpage" text?'.

Relax, I'll show you how to change it and make your site title into something relevant for your site.

thumb_feedburner-logoIf you use the syndication module on your Joomla site, the visitors may click on the RSS icon in their browser to choose between RSS or Atom feeds.

For those of you who use Feedburner, I suggest the following for adding the Feedburner subscription link directly:

Joomla Security Strike Team logoSome people seem to think that updating their Joomla site to the latest version is a hassle and not something worth doing every time a new version comes around.

They couldn't be more wrong!

There's one major reason for always update to the latest version of Joomla: Security!

Thursday, 21 May 2009 16:33

Tip: Pick the perfect Joomla extension

joomla-logoWith over 4000 extensions available in the Joomla Extensions Directory, the task of picking the perfect one can be a challenging one.

I've written a few tips regarding how you can pick the right extensions for your use, and how to avoid trouble using them.

This infographic, which is created by Kristoffer Sandven, author of, shows the top 10 features which sets Joomla 1.6 apart from the current 1.5 version.

Click the image below to show the large version (800x3000px).


Friday, 09 January 2009 13:00


Bad karma: We can't find that page!

You asked for {%sh404SEF_404_URL%}, but despite our server looking very hard, we could not find it. What happened?

  • the link you clicked to arrive here has a typo in it
  • or somehow we removed that page, or gave it another name
  • or, quite unlikely for sure, maybe you typed it yourself and there was a little mistake ?

{sh404sefSimilarUrlsCommentStart}It's not the end of everything though : you may be interested in the following pages on our site:{sh404sefSimilarUrlsCommentEnd}


Thursday, 11 November 2004 13:44


404: Not Found

Sorry, but the content you requested could not be found

Thursday, 11 November 2004 13:44

Oops: Page not Found

Are You Lost?Are you lost?

Sorry, but the content you requested could not be found. Did you write the correct address?

You have a few options now - don't despair:

- Use the top menu to navigate my articles
- Visit the sitemap to get the big picture
- Go to the front page to see what's new
- Search using the search box in the right side of the navigation bar

I hope you'll enjoy my Joomla blog!

Thursday, 01 December 2011 13:35


JFBConnect is the leading Joomla-Facebook component that offers complete Facebook integration for Joomla powered websites. It allows users to register and log into your site via Facebook in one-click, and includes customizable options for all Facebook social widgets including Like, Comments, Invites, Fanbox and more, all with an easy-to-use configuration area.

Recently, JFBConnect was even chosen by to power-up the Joomla Extension Directory registration process, making it easier for users to register via Facebook, leave reviews, and connect with others in the Joomlasphere. See the JFBConnect JED listing for glowing reviews.

JFBConnect is developed by SourceCoast.

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