The Joomla! Community Magazine™

2011 November

Leaf It to Joomla!

Leaf It to Joomla!
Yesterday I took out the garbage and came back inside carrying this beautiful sign of the changing seasons. It got me thinking about the many chapters of the Joomla story, and how it's always something new...
Tagged under: Editors Introduction

Rebasing

Rebasing
If you think this involves a teaspoon and a spirit lamp, take your F and go home. Git's "rebase" command takes advantage of the distributed nature of git to enable you to do some really useful and creative things in…
Tagged under: Developers

Administrator Templates - Does your backend need an upgrade?

Administrator Templates - Does your backend need an upgrade?
One of Joomla!'s best features is how easy it is to change the look and feel of a website simply by using a different template. But many users may not know that the look and feel of the backend administrator's…
Tagged under: Administrators

Responsive Design

Responsive Design
As more web enabled devices are released on the market, people are viewing the internet with different tools. Smart phones, tablets, portable gaming devices, car entertainment units and even household appliances, like fridges, have empowered users to stay connected to…
Tagged under: Designers

Sorting Articles by Recently Touched Date

Joomla 1.5 has several sort orders defined to arrange the articles in a specific sequence for displaying in the blog and list layouts. The sort orders are primarily based on the created date, title, hits, and pre-defined order of the…
Tagged under: Developers

Joomla SaaS – A Good Start for Joomla Newbie

Joomla Newbie, I’m sure you are going to ask “What the hell is SaaS? Why is it a good start for me?” And I assure that you will be interested in the things I’m about to say, just as many…
Tagged under: Did you know...?

Joomla! from a Japanese viewpoint

Joomla! from a Japanese viewpoint
For six years I have been struggling to make a living out of Joomla! in Japan. Not many web site developers are using Joomla, but are using WordPress instead. There are many reasons for this. Joomla is a very powerful…
Tagged under: Feature Stories

Build a Multilingual Site in Joomla! 1.7

Build a Multilingual Site in Joomla! 1.7
Did you know that Joomla! is used by more people who are non-native English speakers than native English speakers.The Joomla community is working hard to improve support for internationalisation in all the areas of the project, particularly for the CMS.
Tagged under: Did you know...?

Top 5 Holiday Tips for Joomla! Nerds

Top 5 Holiday Tips for Joomla! Nerds
The holidays are right around the corner and unfortunately, I am not talking about Pi or Hobbit Day. I'm talking about traditional holidays with non-techie folk.
Tagged under: Feature Stories

Post your haikus for November

Post your haikus for November
Here is an easy and fun way for you to share your feelings about Joomla! with the rest of the community: Simply write a haiku about Joomla! below in the comments area of this month's page. Be sure to check…
Tagged under: The Joomla! Haikus

US Latinos: Understanding their Importance Online and How to Reach Them

US Latinos: Understanding their Importance Online and How to Reach Them
In the last two years, we have seen an explosion of Latina bloggers who are now considered “the” fastest growing population online. Not only is this because the web has become more accessible, but Latinos account for 56% of US growth in…
Tagged under: Feature Stories

The Joomla! Project Wants You - November 2011

The Joomla! Project Wants You - November 2011
Volunteering to help with Joomla! is fun! Check here for listings of current volunteer openings throughout the Joomla! project that have been posted in the "Help wanted in the community” forum.
Tagged under: Help Wanted

Joomla! in the Press/Media - November 2011

Joomla! in the Press/Media - November 2011
Welcome to Joomla! in the Press/Media. You will find links and short descriptions of where you can read recent articles about Joomla! in the Press and Media.
Tagged under: Joomla! in the Press/Media