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it has limited flexibility.
An estate agency/realtor’s site may need:
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There are downsides
Complex to implement
Complex to manage
Expensive to implement/maintain
Users yearn for the simplicity of Joomla content articles
Joomla 3.7 has welcome new feature
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Lets create a “foodie” website
Set up different fields for different content types
Just the first step
Now to customise the output - how?
So what is the solution?
Graphical Layout Manager
Create layouts for your content
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