The Joomla Community Magazine

Read up on the latest news and views from Joomla authors around the world.

Happy 5th Birthday, JCM!

Happy 5th Birthday, JCM!

For five consecutive years the Joomla Community Magazine has published an issue every month, with stories and articles for Joomla site builders, administrators, designers, developers, and the entire Joomla community as a whole. Thank you Joomla community for making it possible!

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A Joomla Farewell to a Great Contributor

A Joomla Farewell to a Great Contributor

The Joomla Community Magazine teams are mourning the loss of our dear contributor, Manuel Rubio, who suffered a fatal fall last month. Manuel gave freely and selflessly of his time, his talent and his energy. Our hearts are broken. We will never forget him.

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To All Our Joomla! Volunteers

To All Our Joomla! Volunteers

May 1st is a holiday in many countries: labor day for some, and a flowery celebration of spring for others. In some places the date is marked by a big bonfire. Traditions are as numerous and varied as our global Joomla community is diverse. It seems like an auspicious date to reflect on the hard work that goes into the Joomla project in order for it to be productive, relevant, and grow.

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More Bang for Your JCM!

More Bang for Your JCM!

The Joomla Community Magazine exists for the community, and by the community. It’s not called the “Joomla Magazine” for a reason. The JCM was created primarily as a platform for community members to share their stories, tips and knowledge about Joomla. As long as a steady flow of articles comes from the community, the magazine will continue to exist. This has been the case for nearly five years, but lately, submissions have been down. It’s time for the community to rally around the magazine!

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Do More With Joomla 3.4

Do More With Joomla 3.4

Last week Joomla version 3.4 was released. It’s brought to you by the Production Leadership Team (PLT) and over 130 total contributors, and it fixes 700 bugs.

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Celebrate Pi Day at JoomlaDay Boston!

Celebrate Pi Day at JoomlaDay Boston!

I love organizing events... I'm a member the Joomla Events Team and the Joomla World Conference Team. My favorite event is, of course, JoomlaDay Boston which is happening on March 14th and 15th!

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Joomla's Year

Joomla's Year

At this busy holiday time, it's a small but heartfelt JCM issue, wishing Joomlers all over the world a very Happy New Year! The start of a new calendar year is a time to look back on the past year, and look to the future. What did 2014 bring for the Joomla Project? And what does 2015 have in store?

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Focusing on Joomla!

Focusing on Joomla!

This issue is a big one! We have lots of articles and, very happily, lots of photos. The one thing we always do each month is try to find a relevant image to go with articles that were submitted without one... not so easy when you are searching for something interesting to go with an article full of code.

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Wheels Up #JWC14!

Wheels Up #JWC14!

It’s the beginning of November and hundreds of people from the global Joomla community are preparing to travel to Cancun, Mexico, for the 3rd annual Joomla World Conference. I’m excited about it. Here’s why…

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Joomla! World Conference 2014, Get Your Tickets Now!

Joomla! World Conference 2014, Get Your Tickets Now!

The upcoming Joomla World Conference is just around the corner! I recently sat down with Jon Neubauer, one of the JWC organizers, to learn more about the JWC and everything that is planned. Read through and take advantage of the JCM discount code!

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