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The November Issue

The JCM Team is proud to present you the November Issue of the Joomla! Community Magazine.

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Here in the United States, the month of November brings with it thoughts of thankfulness and a spirit of giving. With that in mind, Olivier Buisard and I wanted to share a word of thanks.

At a quarter past midnight, just when I went to bed, I decided to check my email. I was away in the Ardennes (Malmedy, Belgium) with a few work friends.

With the Joomla community moving from Glip (RingCentral) to Mattermost it's worth getting to know this chat tool and exploring how to make the best use of it with Joomla and the community in mind.

Last month we looked into the setup of GA4; this article will do a quick recap on the way GA4 collects data and a deep dive into GA4 events.

When you ask people why they haven’t migrated their Joomla 3 site to Joomla 4 yet, often the answer is that they’re hesitant because they haven’t found a template to replace their J3 one.

Many things are attributed to Albert Einstein which probably never left his mouth, but one that seems to stick is:

If you can't explain it simply, you don't understand it well enough.

Welcome on this 2nd episode of I create the website for my business for free with Joomla where you will learn amazing and useful things to continue building your project.

After our previous series last year about how extension developers are getting their extensions ready for Joomla 4, we now have contacted a few developers in how in hindside this transition went and if they came across challenges.

While our beloved Joomla CMS is of high quality there are always things to improve. This can be because of changes in how the internet looks at things or just that something works better another way. The Joomla Experience Team is working on this. But I will let them explain it much better than I can in the following team interview.

The Internet is an integral part of our lives. Whether we want to search for information, exchange ideas, do our banking or book a train ticket. It's all possible on the web. Unfortunately, people with disabilities still fail far too often due to barriers that make it impossible for them to use such offers.

In this month's issue we have an interview with Andrew Barber. While perhaps not many people know of his volunteering work for Joomla, he really is helping the project a lot. Let's meet Andrew!

In September, I challenged readers to complete a small site based on a fictional brief. The goal was to see the different ways people can approach the same build, only using the features available in core Joomla. Read the original challenge here.

We read a lot of advice on The Joomla! Forum™ and elsewhere about the end of support for PHP 7.4 set to occur on 28 November this year.