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Community Openings - May 2020

Community Openings - May 2020

Would you like to get more involved with Joomla? Read more about this month’s highlighted volunteer positions below.

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Leadership Interviews: Elisa Foltyn

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"Joomla is an amazing and powerful system, and has a great community" Elisa Foltyn stated in her manifesto prior to her election as Joomla’s Vice President. Elisa studied marketing as well as media design and has lots of experience in web development. She knows Joomla, she knows the community and she knows how to get the message to the whole world, which is exactly what she would like to see happen for Joomla.

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Meet a Joomler: Richard Fath

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His professional activity is not related to Joomla. Richard discovered Joomla! trying to create his own personal website, and he was fascinated: “A CMS for free, open source, driven by volunteers, and everybody who wants can contribute, suggest and provide improvements and help with fixing bugs.” 

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The Phoenix Rising: A Call for Authors

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Like many things in Life, the Joomla! Community Magazine (JCM) is like the mythological Phoenix that obtains new life by arising from the ashes of its predecessor.

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The Joomla Privacy Journey

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The Joomla Privacy Journey started back in November 2017 when the Board of Open Source Matters, Inc. realized the need to ensure compliance with GDPR and Privacy regulations. A new working group was formed and since then, several volunteers helped the Project to audit its internal Privacy and take actions to reach compliance.

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Soundtrack for Joomla Volunteering Mode

Soundtrack for Joomla Volunteering Mode

This story is about volunteering for Joomla and one of our volunteer's favourite bands.  If someone had come to me 13 years ago and asked me to be part of a software project distributed for free, with no salary for employees, I would have laughed and walked away. Now, 12 years into the Joomla project I find myself volunteering more and getting more excited about the future of Joomla.

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JUG Round Up May 2018

JUG Round Up May 2018

Welcome to the JUG Round Up! It's time to see what's been happening with Joomla! User Groups around the world!

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How our JUG worked towards 7 new Aussie Joomla! Certified Administrators

How our JUG worked towards 7 new Aussie Joomla! Certified Administrators

On 28 March 2018, the Joomla! User Group Melbourne hosted the first ever Joomla! Certification exam in Melbourne, Australia. We ended up with 7 new Joomla! Administrators, from 8 people who chose to sit the exam (and the 8th who was quite new to Joomla wasn't far off and is keen to try again!). Our JUG went through a bit of a journey together to achieve an excellent overall result, which I thought was worth sharing.

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Sandra Decoux, Marketing & Communication Department Coordinator

Sandra Decoux,  Marketing & Communication Department Coordinator

This month we find out more about Sandra Decoux, the Marketing & Communication Department Coordinator for Joomla.

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Volunteer to Learn

Volunteer to Learn

Help a non-profit while helping yourself! Broaden your CMS horizons and give back to the community at the same time. I’ll share how I learned the Joomla! CMS and how I continue to expand my capabilities. Just getting started with Joomla? Read on.

 

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