Article Submission Guide

To coin a phrase from Abraham Lincoln (with his possible inspiration from predecessors), the JCM is “of the community, for the community, and by the community”. It provides resources, reviews, news and opinion on the Joomla! world, with an emphasis on all of the positive things happening in the Joomla!…

Content Guide

Here are the unedited current content posting guidelines for the Joomla! Community site (some of these points apply more to blog comments, than to magazine authors). These guidelines were developed by Airton Torres.

Linguistic Style Guide

For most subjects, we are looking for articles consisting of approximately 400-650 words, with 500 words as a good target. The style and tone should be clear, concise, positive, and upbeat.

Typography

Typography examples and guidelines. This is intro text and all articles should have it. Separate intro text from the full text of your articles by clicking this button in the WYSIWYG editor

Image Guidelines and Resources

Guidelines to adding images and other media to your articles. Also contains a list of useful image resource websites.

Words to watch

This is an abbreviated list of words to watch. UK versus US spelling can be tricky.

SEO Best Practices for Articles

This tidbits of SEO best practices were introduced in SEO, Joomla! and your template, please take them into consideration when writing and formatting your article. Most of the SEO has been dealt with on the development side, however, there are a few things you can do to maximize your article's…

International Author Resources

Joomla! Community Magazine resources for international authors can be found on this page, listed by language. If you do not see any links for your language, that means the style guide has not yet been translated. For questions regarding your…
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German Linguistic Style Guide

Leitfaden zur sprachlichen Gestaltung Es ist durchgängig die neue deutsche Rechtschreibung zu verwenden!
Tagged under: German

دليل الأسلوب اللغوي للكتابة

دليل الأسلوب اللغوي للكتابة في أغلب المشاركات، فإننا نود أن تتألف المقالات مما يقارب 400 – 650 كلمة، ويفضل أن يكون عدد الكلمات 500 كلمة. ويجب أن يكون أسلوب ونبرة الكتابة المستخدمة دقيقاً، ومختصراً، وإيجابياً، ومتفائلاً.
Tagged under: Arabic

Where do I sign up to become an author?

To become an author, simply sign up here: Author sign up and an editor will contact you with more information. Dont' forget to familiarize yourself with the Author Resources we have made available.

What subjects can I write about?

These are the initial subjects that we are accepting individual articles from community members on: Feature StoriesAny subject of general interest to the Joomla! community. Joomla! Events/JUG in DepthReport on an upcoming or recently completed Joomla! event, or on a…