Joomla ACL: Access Levels

Joomla ACL: Access Levels

Now that you have a grasp on the terminology of ACL, let's implement a simple system where different users see different content on a website. To follow along with this example, you should be working with Joomla 1.7 or higher.

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Microformats – a way to display more content in the search engines

The article below is targeting more advanced users, who have some knowledge in HTML and preferably in PHP. We expect that you have knowledge on Joomla! plugin system and template overwrites. Otherwise, it will be very hard for you to figure out how to do it.

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Joomla! in the Press/Media - February 2012

Joomla! in the Press/Media - February 2012

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.

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Customizing an Extension's Edit Screen

Customizing an Extension's Edit Screen

Clients grumble too often about a hard-to-use CMS.  The problem, often, is delivering to clients edit screens that are unchanged from how they come out-of-the-box.  We can do better. In this example we’ll be tailoring a complex edit screen into something streamlined for a particular client.  The technique shown here can be applied to any extension and for any client with specific needs.

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Website Case Study: FTSE Global Markets

Website Case Study: FTSE Global Markets

The brief was to design and build a new online news portal for the offline publication, FTSE Global Markets, with complete SEO best practice, site monetisation and user database leveraging preferences, interest areas and email alerts. Their target audience is Institutional Investors.

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Developing a Smart Search Plugin

Developing a Smart Search Plugin

With the Joomla! 2.5 release, a new search component has been included to improve the search engine in Joomla! sites. Based on JXtended's Finder, Smart Search is quite the powerful tool and can be used to improve search results and show the user exactly what they want. Out of the box, Smart Search will work for most core data, but third party developers will have to create their own Finder plugins to interact with Smart Search. Not to worry, I'll help you get started with that now!

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Capire la Joomla!Platform

Capire la Joomla!Platform

Nell' annuncio ufficiale del rilascio di Joomla 2.5 si può notare la dicitura che è stata usata l'ultima versione della Joomla!Platform la 11.4. Il termine Joomla!Platform è relativamente nuovo, cerchiamo di capire un pò meglio cosa vuol dire.

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The Roadmap For a Great Joomla! 3.0 UX

The Roadmap For a Great Joomla! 3.0 UX

Joomla! 3.0 is scheduled to be released in September 2012. It will include major new core features built on top of our rapidly advancing framework. But in order to apply that power effectively, everything has to be tied together in a simple and intuitive way that will result in a great user experience (UX). In this interview with longtime community contributor and Joomla! User Experience team member Kyle Ledbetter, you'll learn about his UX vision for Joomla! 3.0 and the high level roadmap for how we will get there.

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JAB is not Just Another Beer!

JAB is not Just Another Beer!

Brian Teeman, a Joomla! founder, speaker and FOSS aficionado, also wears another hat as an organizer of J and Beyond (JAB). As we approach JAB12, I sat down with Brian to find out what will be happening at the weekend-long conference this year.

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5 Great SEO Resources: Be Your Very Own SEO Expert for Free

5 Great SEO Resources: Be Your Very Own SEO Expert for Free

Last year, I joined forces with JoomlaBlogger’s Kristoffer Sandven to give you 5 quick tactics to jump-start your Joomla! website’s SEO. This year I want to share with you 5 great and super-easy to read SEO guides that will enable you to gain a better understanding of what SEO really means and how you can use it to get great traffic to your site for free. So, without further ado, here goes...

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Help! With 1.7 Out and 2.5 Just In, What Should I Do? Upgrade or Wait?

Help! With 1.7 Out and 2.5 Just In, What Should I Do? Upgrade or Wait?

With the new 2.5 release comfortably settling in and the old 1.7 one almost at the end of its life, many site builders and users are asking what they should be doing next and what decisions they should be making regarding the update and maintenance of their websites. I was able to speak with quite a few Joomla! folks on the subject and got great feedback that I would like to share below.

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Download the Free Joomla! 2.5 - Beginner's Guide

Download the Free Joomla! 2.5 - Beginner's Guide

 "Jumla" is the Swahili word for "all together" and was the inspiration for the name Joomla!. The Joomla! project is one of the biggest content management systems worldwide, backed by a global community. Joomla! 2.5 is the sucessor of Joomla! 1.5. It is a long term release and represents the state of the art for the Joomla! project from January 2012 to July 2013. It lets you create unique websites in your own language. Even if you are not a specialist :-)

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Téléchargez Gratuitement Le Guide Pour Débutant- Développement Joomla!

Téléchargez Gratuitement Le Guide Pour Débutant- Développement Joomla!

Vous avez lu le Guide du débutant Joomla!1.6 et 1.7 et vous voulez en savoir plus ? Vous désirez réaliser vos propres trucs avec Joomla! ? Vous voulez gagner de l'argent en devenant développeur ?

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Scaricare gratis La Guida allo Sviluppo Joomla! per Principianti

Scaricare gratis La Guida allo Sviluppo Joomla! per Principianti

Avete letto la Guida di Joomla 1.6 e 1.7 per principianti e volete saperne di più? State cercando di fare da soli con Jooma? Volete guadagnare denaro diventando uno sviluppatore? Questo libro vi dà un'introduzione allo sviluppo di Joomla! ed è un buon inizio per fare il passo successivo.

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Open Minds

Open Minds

One of the things I like best is looking ahead to a goal, and knowing that the skills and tools needed to meet it are available. I may not know exactly how the process will unfold — in fact it's better when I don't. That is the essence of the best kind of creative challenge. Satisfaction comes when the goal is achieved, and the different facets of the solution can be savored. Countless times my experience with Joomla! has provided exactly this kind of opportunity…

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Post your haikus for February

Post your haikus for February

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 back here to read the haikus submitted by other members of the community. We will have a page for new haikus in every upcoming JCM issue.

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The Joomla! Project Wants You - February 2012

The Joomla! Project Wants You - February 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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J and Beyond 2012

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JoomlaDay events: From Bangkok to Guatemala City

JoomlaDay events: From Bangkok to Guatemala City

In February 2012, people will be learning about Joomla! from Bangkok to Guatemala City!

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Leadership Highlights from January 2012

Leadership Highlights from January 2012

Take a pizza crust and cover it with zesty tomato sauce. Pile it high with peppers, onions, mushrooms, pepperoni, and cheese. Add a generous pinch of Joomla! Invite your geekiest bug-squashing friends and let the fun begin. Mama mia... it's time again for Pizza Bugs and Fun!

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