Joomla! 3.2 New Features: Post-Install Messages

Joomla! 3.2 New Features: Post-Install Messages

Among the many new features released with version 3.2 of Joomla!, the one that most caught my interest, and perhaps one of the less publicized but certainly very useful for administrators and interesting for developers, is the so-called "post-installation messages". These inform the site administrator about features that require your attention after the successful installation of an extension.

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JLayout Improvements for Joomla! 3.2

JLayout Improvements for Joomla! 3.2

This article introduces you to the new JLayouts features in Joomla! 3.2. Most of the changes are focused in improve the flexibility of the system for third party developers.

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Demand Their Best

Demand Their Best

Dear Joomla! developers, jQuery is already installed in Joomla! 3... KNOCK IT OFF! 

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Joomla JavaScript, Fix it Right?

Joomla JavaScript, Fix it Right?

Today, the Joomla CMS is mainly implemented using PHP where JavaScript (JS) and CSS are contributing as minor supportive technologies. Joomla mainly uses JS to improve usability by providing rich interactions and responsiveness, but is it done right? Can we improve it? What are the new technological advancements related to JS? Can we use these in Joomla? This article is an attempt to answer these questions and bring more attention to improving Joomla CMS’s JS usage.

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CiviCon London 2013 - Oct 3 & 4

CiviCon London 2013 - Oct 3 & 4

Registration is now open for CiviCon London 2013. The two day, annual CiviCRM user and implementer conference is Europe's biggest Civi meetup. CiviCRM is an open source CRM aimed at non profits with out of the box integration with Joomla! Whether you're already using or considering using CiviCRM, the conference will be packed with the essential presentations, workshops and people that will help your organization get the most from CiviCRM.

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Master Bootstrap – Free Template for Joomla!

Master Bootstrap – Free Template for Joomla!

A few months ago, I adapted the great Bootstrap framework to Joomla, basing it on a few of the versions seen before. After a period during which I left it untouched, I revised and refined it, getting it ready to be used, at least on test sites.

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Getting Started with Composer and Joomla!

Getting Started with Composer and Joomla!

If you’ve been listening to the various Joomla discussions about the Framework then you’re somewhat aware of what the Joomla! Framework is. If not, then this article will introduce you to the concept and then build on those concepts to provide some very specific examples.

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Help Wanted - Testing Joomla! Multi-Database Compatibility

Help Wanted - Testing Joomla! Multi-Database Compatibility

Over the course of the last year and a half, the Joomla! CMS has made great strides to expand the environments it is supported in. Through those efforts, the project officially supports using the CMS on multiple web server technologies and database servers. Though the CMS functions relatively well in these environments, the project needs your help to improve that support.

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Dead Links Walking

Dead Links Walking

A cautionary tale of how the past caught up to Martin Raja and myself, and how we beat it senseless when it did.

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CiviCRM Interview with Paul Delbar

CiviCRM Interview with Paul Delbar

CiviCRM handles non-profits and registration with membership. It's a kind of contact management plus. Civi ties in to an organization, and handles donations, households, etc. It's different from a CRM to run your business. Paul Delbar tells us what is new with CiviCRM, and why he finds this community inspiring and enriching.

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