Joomla! Documentation

Joomla! Documentation

Joomla! We have a problem! It is accepted that the documentation of Joomla! could be improved. We need not dwell on the shortcomings. We would prefer to write about our plan for a new approach and, as we describe the benefits, lightly touch on those difficulties which the proposal addresses. 

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Joomla! Day Chicago 2012 Business Expo and Learning Conference: August 10 - 11, 2012

Joomla! Day Chicago 2012 Business Expo and Learning Conference: August 10 - 11, 2012

Joomla Powers the Web in Chicago and Beyond: August 10 - 11, 2012
2 full days of Joomla Content Management System fun and excitement. This event is the LARGEST  Joomla Day conference in the United States. Connect with Entrepreneurs, Business Leaders, Industry Experts, and Visionaries to Learn New Sales, Growth, and Marketing Techniques.

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10 Most Popular Websites Using Joomla!

Since March 2007, over 30 million copies of the Joomla software have been downloaded according to Joomla.org. Joomla is the world's most popular full-featured Content Management System (CMS) and powers approximately 2.7% of the 1,000,000 largest websites in the world. These websites are in a variety of fields, such as education, arts, media, sports, business, science, technology, health, etc.

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Liam Edwards, A Young Joomla! Enthusiast

Liam Edwards, A Young Joomla! Enthusiast

I first heard about Liam while at JAB12. Sander Potjer told me about this remarkable 10-year-old in The Netherlands who has been involved with Joomla since 2010, so I contacted him to ask if we could interview him for the JCM. Grab a Stroopwafel and get to know Liam Edwards!

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Documentation Joomla!

Documentation Joomla!

Joomla! Nous avons un problème! Tout le monde est d'accord que la documentation Joomla! pourrait être améliorée. Nous n'allons pas nous attardez sur ses lacunes. Nous préférons écrire une nouvelle approche et décrire ses bénéfices tout en parcourant les difficultés actuelles. Cet article est destiné à vous stimuler. Si vous pensez qu'il y a un problème que nous n'avons pas traiter, merci de nous en faire part en utilisant les commentaires en dessous de cet article. Nous aimons vos remarques. Nous avons besoin de vos remarques. Nous avons besoin de votre aide. Merci pour votre participation.

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Six Creative Ways For Joomla Developers to Boost Twitter Followers

Six Creative Ways For Joomla Developers to Boost Twitter Followers

It seems the Joomla community has embraced Twitter as a social hub for communication and content distribution, making Twiter the most active social network for Joomla users. With so much activity about Joomla on twitter, how can you effectively grow your Twitter following? In this article we will be examining six creative ways to boost your Twitter followers.

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Interview: Umuntu Media

Interview: Umuntu Media

Africa has over a billion people. But with just one registered domain per 10 000 people, it is a continent crying out for local content. We are bridging that gap, using technology to directly connect people who want to know what's going on in their area, all day, every day.

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RFP's, Proposals, and Contracts – Part 3

RFP's, Proposals, and Contracts – Part 3

In Part 1 of this series we discussed the fundamental differences in the types of information requests we receive. In Part 2 we discussed the proposal process and how to increase your chances of becoming the vendor of choice. In this final Part 3 of our series, we will discuss what happens after you have made the sale and how to protect yourself with a contract.

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Leadership Highlights - July 2012

Leadership Highlights - July 2012

In the July 2012 Happy Birthday issue of the JCM, it's up, up and away with another month of Joomla! leadership updates!

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Happy 2nd Birthday, JCM!

Happy 2nd Birthday, JCM!

The Joomla! Community Magazine celebrates its 2nd birthday this month! Since July 2010, there have been 503 articles published in 18 languages. According to Google Analytics, we have had 1,118,483 unique visits to the site, with 1,769,164 page views! Not bad for a two year old!

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The Joomla! Project Wants You! - July 2012

The Joomla! Project Wants You! - July 2012

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.

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Testing Joomla!

Testing Joomla!

The Problem: Testing software has been a huge challenge as long as software has been around. A big part of this is the simple mathematics of if / then statements.

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Simple Security Guide, Part 1

Simple Security Guide, Part 1

One of the most depressing things in the internet world is when you discover your website has been hacked. The uncertainty and mistrust can terrify administrators and worse - your customers. For that purpose we created this guide. It aims to provide simple rules for protecting your Joomla! websites.

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Leadership Highlights - June 2012

Leadership Highlights - June 2012

Joomla! project leadership clocked a lot of travel miles last month as they got out to attend the JandBeyond conference and participate in the joint leadership summit. Much was learned, new friends were made, and all were enriched by the opportunity for exchange with the community.

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Designing Joomla! Websites - Form vs Functionality

Designing Joomla! Websites - Form vs Functionality

I have found that as designers we are sometimes conflicted by the choice between form or functionality of a websites that we design. To capture or maintain the client’s glossy and shiny look-and-feel of the website, can easily overshadow the functionality of the same site. Finding a balance here can be tricky.


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Three Archetypes of Open Innovation Processes & Joomla!

Three Archetypes of Open Innovation Processes & Joomla!

"Open Innovation is a phenomenon that has become increasingly important for both practice and theory over the last few years. The reasons are to be found in shorter innovation cycles, industrial research and development’s escalating costs as well as in the dearth of resources."

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Hurt Me Plenty

Hurt Me Plenty

I've been playing Doom 2 quite a bit lately. It's an old first person shooter, released in 1994, in which the player navigates through a hellish landscape fighting monsters.

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Use Firebug to tweak template CSS

One of the most common support questions we receive is “How do I tweak the……” or “How do I change the color of.....” You can fill in the blanks. I believe this is such a common question because many users are unaware of the powerful tools available to them for free that can make this task a breeze.

 

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Project: Javascript and CSS Compression API

Project: Javascript and CSS Compression API

The goal of this project is to come up with a library for Joomla Platform which will facilitate compressing and combining of JavaScript and CSS files before they are sent to the client browsers. 

 

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Project: JMediawiki Package

It is great to see that Joomla is accepted as a mentoring organization on this year’s Google summer of code. Joomla accepted eight amazing projects this year. I am really excited to work with Joomla this summer and my project is JMediawiki package.

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