Joomla 3.4.6 released to address four reported security vulnerabilities

This is to remind you that as part of your ongoing management, we are constantly updating and upgrading the software used to run your website.

No CAPTCHA reCAPTCHA not responsive

Are you surprised that google's No Captcha is not responsive?  Google continually pushes for mobile/responsive website but they fail to make their recaptcha responsive.  Here is a workaround...

Why choose Joomla 3 over Joomla 2.5

We had a client that came to us, in Feburary 2014, wanting a Joomla 2.5 site.  We prefer to build all our new sites in the most current version of Joomla.  At this time, Joomla 3.2 is the latest version.  Here is what we found...

Joomla! World Conference 2013 Sponsorship

Modern Magic is proud to sponsor the Joomla! World Conference 2013 being held November 8-10, 2013 in Boston, Massachusetts, USA.

Responsive Recaptcha

RSForms Pro has a built in plugin for using recaptcha.  RSForms Pro version 1.4 includes a responsive layout.


However, the included recaptcha plugin is not responsive. In our opinion, recaptcha spam protection is critical for forms, unless you want to spend your day deleting emails and then clearing the submissions in the Joomla backend.

Komento and Akeeba Admin Tools Reply to comment conflict

Akeeba Admin Tools does a great job securing our client's joomla websites. Komento is our current go-to commenting extension since it integrates with Joomla articles and K2 items.

However, we have found that Akeeba Admin Tools is doing too good of a job and actually preventing Komento's "AJAX" calls when a post is being made.

K2 table-like list in category view

Our client,, has thousands of products for sale.  They all have many specification that users are searching for.  Therefore we wanted to show those specs in a table-like list.  We opted to use k2 and create a custom k2 sub-template override to display the k2 items and there respective extra fields in a columned list in the category layout view.  

Responsive Joomla Web Design

Modernmagic focuses on responsive web design in order to give our clients the best bang for their buck.

Keep Moving Forward

We at modernmagic have a new mantra: "We keep moving forward, opening up new doors and doing new things, because we're curious.....And curiosity keeps leading us down new paths."

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