Better email delivery in Joomla using Mandrill

Written by Xavier Wednesday, 13 August 2014

Better email delivery in Joomla using Mandrill

To avoid your website having problems with email delivery, you only need to change your Joomla configuration to use and external SMTP service

Having problems delivering email from your site? Bookings not arriving to your customers or hotels? If your email is getting bounced or it is delivered in the spam folder, your server IP may have been added to a spam black list.

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Classic and Minimal for Joomla 3 released

Written by Xavier Tuesday, 22 July 2014

Classic and Minimal for Joomla 3 released

Minimal and Classic are built on top of CloudHotelier JStrap II template engine, taking advantage of new Joomla v3.3 CMS core

Since the launch of Apple's iOS7, flat and minimalistic design is trending topic worldwide. Following this trend, Minimal is the stylish version of his brother theme Classic

CloudHotelier Minimal Theme follows the steps of his brother, Classic, but with a modern style and elegance. Minimal and Classic are built on top of CloudHotelier JStrap II template engine, taking advantage of new Joomla v3.3 CMS core for the back-end and Bootstrap v2.3 front-end framework -the same version as Joomla core- for maximum compatibility and long-term stability.

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Hello Joomla 3!

Written by Xavier Thursday, 08 May 2014

Last week the Joomla Project announced the release of a new stable version of the CMS, Joomla 3.3.0. It means that the CMS is mature enough in the 3.x series to start working with it.

Last week the Joomla Project announced the release of a new stable version of the CMS, Joomla 3.3.0. For us, this is a special version because it means that the CMS is mature enough in the 3.x series to start working with it.

Our goal was to launch a new version of each extension of our "suite" to adapt to this new Joomla version, which will focus our development efforts in the future.

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CloudHotelier 2.7.5 released

Written by Xavier Wednesday, 12 February 2014

This is a maintenance release with a few bug fixes and minor changes

CloudHotelier 2.7.5 has been released. This is a maintenance release with a few bug fixes and minor changes

  • Booking Email: re-added guest address. Some users require the guest email address in the confirmation email.
  • Mercadopago: solved issues with SSL version that appear to happen in some servers
  • Installer: updated compatibility version
  • Book form: incorrect payment amount when booking a pack, not a room.

No template updates are required with this version.

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CloudHotelier 2.7.4 released

Written by Xavier Wednesday, 08 January 2014

CloudHotelier 2.7.4 has been released with new features: White Label, New Languages, etc.

CloudHotelier 2.7.4 has been released with the following features:

  • White Label panel and data servers available for special subscriptions
  • Languages: Italian and German now supported in core (thanks Rafael)
  • Card form: re-added CVC number support
  • Hide rates in availability calendar (optional)

With the release of this new version, we have also updated Minimal, Classic & Pure templates and Theme Packs. You can download them from the downloads section in your Cloud Admin Panel. Please use caution when upgrading your template, always use a backup.

More info about White Label can be found here: CloudHotelier White Label

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What about Channel Managers?

Written by Xavier Saturday, 14 December 2013

Our system has so many complexities that the channel managers do not support.

We have had several contacts with different channel managers, and we have arrived to the conclusion that our system has so many complexities that the channel managers do not support.

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