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 experienced Joomla! web design agency has many pros and cons and requires a great deal of thought and planning. In this article, we will examine why partnering with a Joomla! web design agency could be the best business decision you could make. 

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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With an old, out-of-date Drupal site getting maliciously and successfully hacked every week, Truthout was looking for answers.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! Platform with room to grow.

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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 media space and learn about education in Ukraine. We continue our journey through the famous Ukrainian sites created on the Joomla CMS.

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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.

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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.

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A Tale of Two Cookies

A Tale of Two Cookies

I had the opportunity to join two recent JoomlaDays: JoomlaDay New England on March 31, and JoomlaDagen Nederland (JoomlaDay Netherlands) on April 21 and 22. I had a wonderful time at both of these events, and I would like to share some about my experiences.

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6 Powerful Tips for Every Multilingual Website

6 Powerful Tips for Every Multilingual Website

For many extension developers and businesses the thought of a multilingual website never crosses our mind. However, supporting multiple languages can pay off with great dividends such as increased conversions rates, more traffic and a broader global reach. When creating a multilingual site there is much to consider and it’s really all about localization and knowing the culture. Below you will find 6 powerful tips to make your project a success.

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5 Steps Towards Successful Time Management

5 Steps Towards Successful Time Management

Social ecologist Peter F. Drucker once said, “Until we can manage time, we can manage nothing else.” Never is this truer than when describing the importance of time management skills for business owners.

Tell me if this sounds familiar: You head into the office feeling great only to open a seemingly never-ending to-do list that completely flusters you throwing the entire day of balance while leaving you feeling utterly helpless and stretched too thin.

This situation, while never completely unavoidable, is something that can be mastered over time by following these simple steps towards successfully managing your time. 

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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 framework behind it! There is a lot going on around the Joomla world…

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Leadership Highlights for April 2012

Leadership Highlights for April 2012

Here's what's been happening around the project in April…

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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

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Joomla Events Around the World in May 2012

Joomla Events Around the World in May 2012

May 2012 brings us JoomlaDay Brazil - Ribeirão Preto; the CMS Expo Learning and Business Conference in the USA, and J and Beyond, an International Joomla! conference in Germany.

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The First Joomla!Day in Iran

The First Joomla!Day in Iran

April 12th Christine and I attended the first Joomla!Day in Mashhad, Iran.

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Check username availability with Ajax

Check username availability with Ajax

As you may have directly experienced, in the registration form of a large number of websites, and in the most important such as Google or Yahoo for example, typing an account username immediately triggers the availability check of the choosen username, before the entire form is submitted. Let's see if it is possible to use the same technique on the registration form of Joomla! 2.5 based sites.

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Award-winning Joomla web site featured by Apple in the new iPad campaign

Award-winning Joomla web site featured by Apple in the new iPad campaign

At the 2011 Joomla! Open Source Creative and Artistic Recognition Awards or J!OSCARS, the Guggeneheim Art Museum received a well-deserved nod for best non-profit web site.

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Are You Sure You Want To Do It Yourself?

Are You Sure You Want To Do It Yourself?

Because of the rise (and continuous improvement) of Content Management Systems like Joomla!, companies are more capable than ever of maintaining their own websites. However, deciding whether or not to actually maintain your own website (or pay a web design company to do it for you) is a more complicated decision than most people would think.

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2012 CMS Expo Learning and Business Conference

2012 CMS Expo Learning and Business Conference

For three days in May, Joomla! lovers are invited to come to Chicago for the 6th annual CMS Expo Learning and Business Conference. Every conference has featured a full schedule of Joomla learning sessions, and 2012 will carry on that proud tradition! What started in 2008 as a conference for lovers of Joomla CMS has grown for the past four years into a full-blown conference for the entire CMS Community.

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Website Case Study: Global Online Magazine

Website Case Study: Global Online Magazine

They wanted a news site developed that could be easily replicated across several domains — each with a custom design — for each of their publications. Enter Joomla! and K2.

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Joomla! Versions and Updates Explained

Joomla! Versions and Updates Explained

Background: December 2009, New York City

When the newly-formed Production Leadership Team (PLT) met in New York City in December 2009, we faced a challenge. Although Joomla! version 1.5 was popular and successful, it had been released almost two years earlier. The code for version 1.6 contained many incomplete and untested features, and no one could say how soon version 1.6 might be ready for release. (It turned out to be a little over a year, in January 2011.)

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Maximizing Your Agency's Joomla Expo Experience

Maximizing Your Agency's Joomla Expo Experience

The top Joomla! agencies rely upon industry events to help stay on top of their game through networking and education. Luckily, the Joomla! community is blessed to have many amazing events, expos, and conferences throughout the year. Whether it’s a local JDay or an international event such as J! & Beyond, each event offers a valuable opportunity to grow your Joomla! business. In this article we will be looking at some ways to maximize your Joomla Expo experience.

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