How to enable ReCaptcha v2 in Joomla 2.5

If you are running a Joomla 2.5 site you may have already encountered issues with your reCAPTCHA v1 keys, such as the warning message "V1 SHUTDOWN ON 2018-03-31". This happens because Joomla 2.5 supports only reCAPTCHA v1 API, while Google is shutting down v1 API in favor of v2 API.

Retrieving user custom fields in Joomla 3.7

Joomla 3.7 brings many exciting new features, but the most notable one is the ability to use custom fields in order to display additional attributes on an article, a user or a contact. In this tutorial we are discussing the use of usercustomfields modification function for retrieving the custom fields associated with a user entry.