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The Reel Deal

The Reel Deal
April’s “nauty” theme for this article evokes maritime images of past issues that helped chart the course for the Joomla! Community Magazine from her maiden voyage to the present day. In-between the lighthouse and the ship is a deep blue…
Tagged under: Editors Introduction

Check username availability with Ajax

Check username availability with Ajax
As you may have directly experienced, in the registration form of a large number of websites, and in the most important such as Google or Yahoo for example, typing an account username immediately triggers the availability check of the choosen…
Tagged under: Developers

Customizing the Admin Menu

Customizing the Admin Menu
Give your clients a backend menu that is tailored for them. Here’s how.
Tagged under: Administrators

5 Vital Items to Consider When Raising Your Hourly Rate

Photo Credit: Christian Ferrari - SXC
Have you ever wanted to raise your rates but were unsure as to the best approach?  Maybe you were worried that clients would leave or didn’t know if the time was right. Continuing on the path from last month’s article…
Tagged under: Business Matters

Award-winning Joomla web site featured by Apple in the new iPad campaign

Award-winning Joomla web site featured by Apple in the new iPad campaign
At the 2011 Joomla! Open Source Creative and Artistic Recognition Awards or J!OSCARS, the Guggeneheim Art Museum received a well-deserved nod for best non-profit web site.
Tagged under: Designers

Best Ukrainian sites made ​​on Joomla CMS. Part 2

Best Ukrainian sites made ​​on Joomla CMS. Part 2
The Ukrainian Joomla! community presents sites created in the Ukraine on Joomla CMS, Part 2. We will show you the major sites in Ukraine and abroad. Now get ready for a short April trip to the Ukraine!
Tagged under: Feature Stories

Nine Points to Leverage when Selling a Joomla! 2.5 Upgrade

Nine Points to Leverage when Selling a Joomla! 2.5 Upgrade
While the release of Joomla! 2.5 was a great success for Joomla! and its community, it also left a lot of your clients running older versions wondering "what do I do now? Should I upgrade now or wait until later?"…
Tagged under: Business Matters

Are You Sure You Want To Do It Yourself?

Are You Sure You Want To Do It Yourself?
Because of the rise (and continuous improvement) of Content Management Systems like Joomla!, companies are more capable than ever of maintaining their own websites. However, deciding whether or not to actually maintain your own website (or pay a web design…
Tagged under: Administrators

10 Joomla! Prejudices

10 Joomla! Prejudices
The German <a href="http://www.screengui.de">Screenguide Magazine</a> asked me to respond to 10 Joomla! prejudices. Here my answers:  
Tagged under: Feature Stories

2012 CMS Expo Learning and Business Conference

2012 CMS Expo Learning and Business Conference
For three days in May, Joomla! lovers are invited to come to Chicago for the 6th annual CMS Expo Learning and Business Conference. Every conference has featured a full schedule of Joomla learning sessions, and 2012 will carry on that…
Tagged under: Events

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