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Joomla 3.10 and the Update Checker

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Joomla 4 is getting closer with the Beta version expected for the end of this month, but, at the same time, Joomla's contributors are working hard to develop another important release: Joomla 3.10.

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Covid-19 Survey Tool built in Joomla!

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One of our clients at WebLab42 is a public health and safety organisation in The Netherlands aiming to protect the safety of everyone in the region. Police, fire squad and health and safety institutes work together in this organization. During the Covid-19 situation, we got a phone call from our contact: “Could you help us out? We need a tool to gather data from all kinds of health institutes on a daily basis, and we need this integrated in our website. And it needs to be up and running next Tuesday.”

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Joomla 4: Are we there yet?

Joomla 4: Are we there yet?

I will let you into a little secret, one that others in production will never tell. When is Joomla! 4 ready? Well, that’s simple.

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Getting GitHub set up for newbies

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Looking to contribute to the development of Joomla? Then you’ll need to know about a little thing called GitHub.

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Talking about Tailwind CSS

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In the past month, due to a series of astronomic events, I talked about Tailwind in two video sessions, doing live coding on Youtube. I've realized that it is tough to do it well and the work that Adam Wathan does (the original Tailwind author) promoting Tailwind CSS is exceptional. Check Adam's Tailwind video channel.

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Custom Fields - Episode 4: a step by step tutorial

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10 Reasons to choose Joomla

10 Reasons to choose Joomla

You’re looking for a CMS to create your website? Numerous are available, and choosing one for many people is not easy. You need to know which one fits to your project, what are the features, what level of experience you need to have to use them, and so on.

So here are 10 reasons why you should choose Joomla!

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Trick to Use "Same" Email Address on Multiple Joomla User Accounts

Trick to Use "Same" Email Address on Multiple Joomla User Accounts

This is a great method to allow someone to “virtually” use the same email address to create multiple Joomla user accounts on the same Joomla site, but it also has other practical uses when dealing with other websites and mailing lists that require an email address to subscribe.

Time to learn about this "not so well known" email addressing feature that can help you in many different ways.

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Joomla Forum User Webdongle reaches 20,000 Posts

Joomla Forum User Webdongle reaches 20,000 Posts

It seems like only yesterday, we were congratulating Robin on posting his 10,000th post on the Joomla Forums. This time of year, as we celebrate Joomla's 7th birthday, it only seems fitting to recognize another forum member for their dedication to the project.

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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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