Joomla language override

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How to use Language override functionality in Joomla to override Taxi Booking labels and text?
If you log in to your Joomla 2.5 back end and go to Extensions > Language manager > Overrides, you will be able to create New overrides for any language that you have installed on your website by selecting the language in the drop down on the right hand side of your screen.
The purpose of this tutorial is to demonstrate how you can change English text values for Taxi Booking component easily, without the need to access the language .ini file via FTP. Another advantage of this method is that the language overrides will not be lost on Taxi Booking update so you don't have to keep a copy (which is always a good idea to have though) of your language files and upload them each time to the server after component and/or module update.
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Joomla components CSS override

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Taxi Booking CSS help

This article is to describe how to effectively override Joomla components, modules and plugins CSS styles and in particular how this applies to Taxi Booking system for Joomla.

First let me start with something easy: each Joomla component, module and sometimes plugin has it's own CSS file (unless poorly written with inline CSS which will not be in the scope of this article). The CSS rules in those CSS files may and usually do conflict with CSS rules set by your Joomla template's CSS.

Fortunately there is a quite easy solution of this problem although it requires a bit of work on your part. But keep in mind that Templates and components and modules are usually created by different developers and tested in different environments and therefore may have never been seen to work together until you install them on your website. So a little bit of work on your part may need to...

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How to use Taxi Booking for Fixed journey prices between destinations

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How to use Taxi Booking for Fixed Prices between destinations (Limo Booking style):

To use Taxi Booking software to charge Fixed (or Flat rate) fees between two destination you will have to use the Special routes functionality.

First of all you have to create your Points of Interest (all of your destinations) adding their coordinates at the back end Points of Interest section. If you go to your website's back end > Taxi Booking > Points of Interest and click on New button you will be able to start typing in the Title field, as soon as you see your Point of Interest appear in the auto suggest drop down you can select it and it's coordinates will be automatically fetched and added into Latitude and Longitude fields. Although you may think "Why would I need route shown and time calculated since I only run my service...

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Security of Taxi Booking and other extensions

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Security of personal data has to be covered in 2 aspects online: Payment data like credit card number and Personal data like address and full name.

We at KANEV.CO.UK are using only 3rd party payment gateways for secure payment transactions.
Companies like PayPal take the responsibility of storing credit card details on their servers and this is much better option than relying on your own server's security. Companies like PayPal specialize in secure transactions online and they invest many resources to accomplish their goal, no single website owner could afford such an investment.
The other security aspect is up to the client (website owner) it is called SSL: abbriviation for Secure...

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