The Joomla! Community Magazine™

2012 May

Joomla! Around the World…

Joomla! Around the World…
As we all know, Joomla is a volunteer project made of up dedicated community members from around the world. It is the diversity and commitment of these members which makes Joomla so powerful, that and of course, the platform and…
Tagged under: Editors Introduction

Free Your Fonts From the Web Safe Straight Jacket

Example of blog before and after pretty font applied
My wife and I recently moved to Nagoya, Japan and we decided to write a blog to chronicle our experiences. I threw one together using Joomla! and, though I'm a developer and know better than to attempt any real design,…
Tagged under: Designers

Best Ukrainian sites made ​​on Joomla CMS. Part 3

Best Ukrainian sites made ​​on Joomla CMS. Part 3
Joomla Ukrainian community continues to acquaint you with Ukraine. This is part three of our project "Joomla! in Ukraine". In this review, you can meet with government agencies, nonprofit organizations, learn about the festival and musical tastes, plunge into the…
Tagged under: Sitebuilders

RFP's, Proposals, and Contracts – Part 1

RFP's, Proposals, and Contracts
In part 1 of this 3 part series I will discuss the fundamental differences in the types of information requests we receive from potential clients and how to process that information so that you can both qualify and respond to…
Tagged under: Business Matters

Skyrocket Your Joomla! Business By Leveraging Subcontractors

Skyrocket Your Joomla! Business By Leveraging Subcontractors
There is a way to increase the services your agency offers, increase production capacity and in turn boost your revenue potential. At first this might seem too good to be true, however, it’s not. All of this can more can…
Tagged under: Business Matters

How to convert Joomla 1.5 template to Joomla 2.5 template

In this tutorial, we will show how to convert a Joomla 1.5 template to Joomla 2.5 template. We will take default Joomla 1.5 template "rhuk_milkyway" as an example and convert it to Joomla 2.5 native compatible template.
Tagged under: Designers

Pros and Cons of Partnering with a Web Design Agency

Pros and Cons of Partnering with a Web Design Agency
“Is it worth the money to work with a Joomla! web design agency, or should I continue to do it myself?” For many Joomla! users, this question probably has passed through your mind with no clear answer. Working with an…
Tagged under: Feature Stories

Drupal to Joomla! Migration - Truthout.org

Drupal to Joomla! Migration - Truthout.org
With an old, out-of-date Drupal site getting maliciously and successfully hacked every week, Truthout was looking for answers. A few months later, with a complicated Drupal to Joomla! migration behind us, Truthout transitioned to a new, stable, and flexible Joomla!…
Tagged under: Sitebuilders

Joomla Events Website Launch

Joomla Events Website Launch
The Joomla! Events Team is happy to announce the launch of a new website dedicated for Joomla! events such as Joomla! Days, Joomla! Conferences, and Joomla! User Group Meetings.
Tagged under: Feature Stories

The First Joomla!Day in Iran

Joomla!Day Iran, Group Photo
April 12th Christine and I attended the first Joomla!Day in Mashhad, Iran.
Tagged under: Events

Design Trends - Parallax Designs

Design Trends - Parallax Designs
Over the past few weeks I've noticed a few more websites appearing online using parallax methods in their designs with some very impressive results.
Tagged under: Designers

Joomla ACL: Configuring back-end ACL

Joomla ACL: Configuring back-end ACL
How to set up a better user experience for your clients — while enhancing usability — by using ACL on the back end of Joomla
Tagged under: Administrators

Leadership Highlights for April 2012

Leadership Highlights for April 2012
Here's what's been happening around the project in April…
Tagged under: Project News