An Introduction To Website Accessibility

May-Accessibility

We all know, or at least have heard or read somewhere, that websites need to be accessible for everyone. But what does that mean, and what can you do to make your website fully accessible? Julian White, who experiences accessibility issues on a daily basis, explains the basics for the Joomla Community Magazine

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Get to know the new Joomla! Task Scheduler

March-Task

Joomla’s Task Scheduler is a new addition to the core operating system of Joomla! 4.1. The Joomla development team added it to the core to help automate repetitive tasks that maybe you’d rather not do. You can use the Task Scheduler for a wide variety of maintenance and reporting tasks, and it runs on a Plugin system that can be added to and customised.

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Joomla 4 for Clients, Part 2: Creating a Streamlined Admin Experience

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Joomla 4 is here, and with it comes a completely revamped administration panel. We now have the ability to totally control our clients' editing experience, above and beyond what we could do with Joomla 3. In this post, we're going to cover setting up client editor profiles, creating a custom admin menu, and creating custom dashboard pages from scratch.

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Explore the Core - Workflows

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As you probably know, Joomla is super complete right out of the box, so you can use it for different types of websites without the need to install extensions. That means you have a lot of possibilities, right at your fingertips. But how to use them? The JCM’s Explore the Core series explains all the cool core features. In this episode, Chris Keen shines a light on the workflow feature that takes ‘content management’ to a whole new level.

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Joomla 4 for Clients, Part 1: Managing Users, Access, & Permissions

January-Joomla4Clients

Joomla 4 is here, and with it comes a completely revamped administration panel. Dashboards, side bars, and quick icons, oh my! As developers and integrators, we can take full advantage of all of these features and modules - but our clients might feel overwhelmed with the default options available to Super Users:

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Meet the CMS Release Team

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Last month, as the start of a new series, we introduced ourselves, the Joomla Community Magazine Team. This month we have the pleasure to get to know the CMS Release Team, the people who make sure every new release of Joomla goes as smoothly as possible. Pleased to meet you, CMS Release Team!

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Explore the Core! A look into the advanced parameters from modules.

December-Modules

In the April issue from the Magazine we had an article about putting blocks of content on a website using modules. In this article we will focus on the module parameters and how to use them to modify the layout from modules.

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To Cache, Or Not To Cache, That Is The Question…

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With the change in Google’s site rating and ranking criteria, the reasonably new “Web Vitals” measurements have generated new interest in a variety of caching technologies to improve content delivery times in the never ending race to the elusive “100% across the board” and satisfactory search engine indexing results.

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My Custom Dashboard - Quick icons module

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As we all know or experienced first-hand, the Joomla 4 Dashboard can be pretty overwhelming if you’ve never seen it before. The good news is: it doesn’t have to be. The Dashboard is very customisable, and more and more website designers decide to create beautiful and easy to use custom Dashboards for their clients (or for themselves). Jeroen Moolenschot, for instance, made a custom Dashboard module to add quick icons for much-used functionalities… and decided to share it with the whole Joomla community.

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A new place to share ideas and feedback to improve

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In a community-led Project, it's crucial to collect feedback, comments and proposals from all the volunteers and shape the strategy and the direction accordingly. And if this is really easy for what concerns the "software" being completely Open Source and available to anybody who wants to submit a Pull Request or propose a Request for Comments, the same it's not so immediate when it comes to the organization, the teams and the leadership.

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