PayPal IPN Upgrade to SHA-256 Encryption

PayPal announced that they would be upgrading their IPN encryption to SHA-256. This change may affect any merchant that currently uses PayPal's IPN system. Primarily, this is a server issue. The question is does your host's server support SHA-256. Although, to ensure that our extensions fully comply with the new change, we have made recent updates to Nice PayPal Downloads and Nice Membership for Joomla.

More information regarding the PayPal upgrade can be found here PayPal Merchant Security System Upgrade Guide.

Use MailChimp to Boost Your Business

1. Build your email list

Many businesses have begun to pay for email lists. Don’t do this. Don’t waste your money, the quality of these lists just aren’t there and the “subscribers” will mark your emails as spam the first opportunity they get. 

What you need to do is to get people who are actually...

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Watermarking Your Photos in Joomla

Watermarks. What are they? Do you need them? And Where to find one that makes life simple… 

What is a watermark?

On the World Wide Web a watermark is basically a label, so to speak. It is digitally imprinted onto a photo, logo, design, etc; Allowing the creator to establish his or her copyright signature onto their creative work. Most often you find these...

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Social Plugins Smackdown

If you have a website, chances are that you have some variety of social plugin to encourage sharing your content on Twitter, Facebook, Digg, Reddit, and so on. While most social plugins seem to work just fine, some are more helpful that others.  Lets take a look:

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