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The European Union on Wednesday proposed a 750 billion euro recovery package as the economic bloc attempts to crawl out of its worst economic crisis in decades. Representing a major step towards a revival of the 27-member union, the EU fund is expected to be financed through borrowing, by issuing long-term government bonds in global financial markets. While analysts at Bank of America believe the EU fund is a decent starting point to negotiations, they say it is "too small and too late" for urgent economic needs. Goldman Sachs analysts praised the plan as more "ambitious" than the Franco-German proposal valued at €500...
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A 320-year-old Swedish village with a natural spring, spa, and hotel is accepting bids in the range of $7 million through May 31. Known as Sätra Brunn, the 70-building village is situated on 60 acres an hour and a half northwest of Stockholm. Sätra Brunn was founded as a wellness establishment in 1700 by a doctor who believed in the medicinal benefits of mineral water. It has been a wellness destination ever since, hosting locals and foreigners for getaways, weddings, conferences, and festivals. "Of the 10 or so similar health villages built in Sweden during the 18th century, Sätra Brunn is the only...
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The European Commission on Wednesday proposed a €750 billion (about $826 billion) stimulus package to help the European Union recover from a recession brought on by the coronavirus pandemic. Paolo Gentiloni, the European commissioner for economy, described the stimulus package as a "European turning point to face an unprecedented crisis." The package would be the biggest in European history, far outstripping the post-World War II Marshall Plan. The European Commission said it aimed to fund its recovery plan by raising unprecedented sums through the financial markets. The euro gained 0.4%, to $1.10 in European trading. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. The European...
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Germany's Lufthansa has been hit particularly hard by the pandemic, reporting losses of around $1 million per hour. The 67-year-old flag carrier relaunched in 1953 following the dissolution of its initial iteration after World War II.  During its tenure in the world's skies, Lufthansa has established itself as one of the world's leading premium brands.  The German government ultimately stepped in on May 25 to offer assistance in the amount of €9 billion (roughly $10 billion). Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Germany's largest airline is in trouble.  Like most global carriers, Lufthansa has found itself bleeding money as its planes sit idle at...
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I was supposed to fly to Europe the night after President Donald Trump announced travel restrictions due to the coronavirus pandemic.  After the announcement was made, I began the long process of tearing down the trip and getting my money back, which was harder than expected and is still on-going two months later.  The pandemic revealed which airlines were financially responsible and which were less than enthusiastic to assist customers in the wake of a global health crisis.  Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. In the weeks leading up to a planned trip to Spain and Morocco in March, I was constantly...
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The US is withdrawing from the Open Skies Treaty, an international pact that allows countries to conduct observation flights over the territory of other member states on short notice to promote transparency. The US has accused Russia of violating the treaty by restricting flights and not upholding its obligations. In a 2018 letter, former Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis said that he felt the treat was "in our Nation's best interest" despite Russian violations. European allies and partners, including France and Germany, issued a joint statement Friday expressing "regret" at the US decision to withdraw. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. European allies...
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Content Layouts
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Joomla! provides plenty of flexibility when displaying your Web content. Whether you are using Joomla! for a blog site, news or a Web site for a company, you'll find one or more content styles to showcase your information. You can also change the style of content dynamically depending on your preferences. Joomla! calls how a page is laid out a layout. Use the guide below to understand which layouts are available and how you might use them.

Content

Joomla! makes it extremely easy to add and display content. All content is placed where your mainbody tag in your template is located. There are three main types of layouts available in Joomla! and all of them can be customised via parameters. The display and parameters are set in the Menu Item used to display the content your working on. You create these layouts by creating a Menu Item and choosing how you want the content to display.

Blog Layout

Blog layout will show a listing of all Articles of the selected blog type (Section or Category) in the mainbody position of your template. It will give you the standard title, and Intro of each Article in that particular Category and/or Section. You can customise this layout via the use of the Preferences and Parameters, (See Article Parameters) this is done from the Menu not the Section Manager!

Blog Archive Layout

A Blog Archive layout will give you a similar output of Articles as the normal Blog Display but will add, at the top, two drop down lists for month and year plus a search button to allow Users to search for all Archived Articles from a specific month and year.

List Layout

Table layout will simply give you a tabular list of all the titles in that particular Section or Category. No Intro text will be displayed just the titles. You can set how many titles will be displayed in this table by Parameters. The table layout will also provide a filter Section so that Users can reorder, filter, and set how many titles are listed on a single page (up to 50)

Wrapper

Wrappers allow you to place stand alone applications and Third Party Web sites inside your Joomla! site. The content within a Wrapper appears within the primary content area defined by the "mainbody" tag and allows you to display their content as a part of your own site. A Wrapper will place an IFRAME into the content Section of your Web site and wrap your standard template navigation around it so it appears in the same way an Article would.

Content Parameters

The parameters for each layout type can be found on the right hand side of the editor boxes in the Menu Item configuration screen. The parameters available depend largely on what kind of layout you are configuring.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 12 August 2008 22:33
 
What's New in 1.5?
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As with previous releases, Joomla! provides a unified and easy-to-use framework for delivering content for Web sites of all kinds. To support the changing nature of the Internet and emerging Web technologies, Joomla! required substantial restructuring of its core functionality and we also used this effort to simplify many challenges within the current user interface. Joomla! 1.5 has many new features.

Last Updated on Monday, 11 August 2008 22:13
 
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