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New AbandonWare Category

New AbandonWare Category

 Abandonware is a term used for a piece of software that is no longer developed or supported by the original author.  In the Joomla-world, abandonware can include third party extensions such as components, modules, plugins, templates and/or libraries.

 

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Performing a Basic SEO Audit of Your Website - Part One

Performing a Basic SEO Audit of Your Website - Part One

Every few months, it's a good practice to perform a search engine optimization (SEO) audit of your website. Even if your traffic and sales are doing well, there may be issues that you can uncover that will lead to more traffic and sales. And, if your website's search engine rankings have changed recently, doing an SEO audit is imperative. In this article, we'll do some searches at Google to begin an SEO audit.

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Joomla 4 Alpha is Out

Joomla 4 Alpha is Out

On November 17, the first Alpha for Joomla 4 was released during my talk at Joomla World Conference, with a second quickly released after the Joomla In Action sessions. This release was intended for developers to check their extensions for compatibility with the new version, and showcases some of the exciting new features we have planned. In this article I’m going to run through some of the exciting things you can expect to see in Joomla 4, and the things we’re going to continue working on over the next few months as development continues.

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Choosing the Right Extension

Choosing the Right Extension

The Joomla! Extensions Directory (JED) lists nearly 8000 extensions - finding the best one for your website can sometimes be a tedious task. We have all selected an extension that hasn't been quite right for our needs. This article will cover tools available on JED that will aid your search, things to watch out for and tips to assist in making the right decision.

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8 Steps to Setting Up Joomla That Most People Forget

8 Steps to Setting Up Joomla That Most People Forget

When it comes to setting up Joomla, we all think that just setting it up is everything you need to know. In this post I'll teach you a few of the new things Joomla has come out with that all site owners and newbies should know about before setting up.

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6 Helpful Joomla SEO Tips to Improve Search Rankings

6 Helpful Joomla SEO Tips to Improve Search Rankings

If you own or manage a Joomla website, then you need to understand the importance of continual optimization and SEO tweaking to achieve the results you want in the search engines. Here are 6 tips that you need to impliment on your website to drive search traffic and gain organic users. 

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156 Websites Participate in a Successful Update Day

156 Websites Participate in a Successful Update Day

The first of many virtual events reminds Joomla! newbies and professionals that keeping their Joomla! website updated is not an option it's a responsibility.

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The story of a mouse and website security in everyday wording

The story of a mouse and website security in everyday wording

A story about how my car was invaded and attacked by a mouse. Usually, you don´t associate a mouse, the animal, with a car. They don´t mix and have nothing in common. At autumn this may change. The mouse may see your car environment as a perfect shelter for the incoming cold winds and wet weather. No less do you associate a mouse, the animal, with website security? Perhaps this will change at the end of this story.

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JUG Team Joomla in Action Session JWC16

JUG Team Joomla in Action Session JWC16

I really appreciate the Joomla in Action sessions because we have an opportunity to strengthen the community and get stuff done. So being part of the Joomla! User Group (JUG) Team, when I found that I could go to the Joomla! World Conference in Vancouver, I wanted to foster new JUGs and assist in supporting existing groups.

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Too many extensions equals panic!

Joomla! is an incredibly powerful system out-of-the-box. Naturally, it can be extended through extensions (plugins, components, modules, templates, languages) to increase its functionality and make the site adapt to your needs. That brings us to one of the most common made mistakes in Joomla! site administration: installing too many extensions. Sure, that one might be handy, and hey - why not add that one too? It's common practice not to install too many extensions, and generally teached. However, from personal experience, this isn't followed too often....

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