The Most Popular OSTraining Tutorials in 2012


This year we published over 280 posts on the OSTraining blog.

Next year we’ll work even harder and try to publish a post every day!

Being the end of 2012 now, let’s look back to see which of those posts were the most popular.

We’ve listed the 5 most popular posts for each CMS. The posts in each list give us insight as to what was on the minds of users in 2012.

Most Popular Joomla Posts

Two of the most popular posts for Joomla readers were about updating to version 2.5.

  1. How to Migrate Joomla 1.5 to 2.5
  2. A Guided Tour of Joomla’s configuration.php File
  3. Responsive Design and Joomla Templates
  4. Migrate a Joomla 1.5 Template to 2.5
  5. How to Build Multilingual Joomla Sites

Most Popular Drupal Posts

Drupal readers overwhelmingly wanted to know about design and, in particular, dealing with images, photos and slideshows.

  1. Creating a Photo Gallery in Drupal 7
  2. How to Create Dropdown Menus in Drupal
  3. Using the Views Slideshow Module in Drupal 7
  4. A Introduction to the Drupal 7 Media Module
  5. 10 Easy, Beautiful Drupal Themes

Most Popular WordPress Posts

WordPress readers wanted to know about more advanced features such as multilingual sites, child themes and access control.

  1. How to Build Multilingual WordPress Sites
  2. How to Create a WordPress Child Theme
  3. Access Control in WordPress with Advanced Access Manager
  4. How to Change Language Strings in WordPress
  5. 10 Responsive WordPress Themes


  • Steve Burge

    Steve is the founder of OSTraining. Originally from the UK, he now lives in Sarasota in the USA. Steve's work straddles the line between teaching and web development.

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