Debugging Style Sheets with Firefox
Cascading style sheets are an important part of website design but when something is not quite right, it can be tricky to establish exactly what's wrong and where to fix it.
The Inspect Element tool in the Firefox browser can help.
Backup or move your Joomla site
Backups are a Good Thing, but making a usable backup of a database driven content (such as a Joomla site) is a bit tricky. You need a consistent copy of to both the source files and database tables - fortunately there are extensions that can help.
Joomla tricks - Where am I?
Sometimes you want to know the top-level menu item of the current page (eg as a header for a submenu).
This is easy enough to determine with some PHP code, but how can you display the value?