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

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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The Data Processor Role

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One year and six months ago, the European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) came into effect. For the world - or at least businesses -  life didn’t end on the 25.05.18, neither have we seen massive amounts of fines given to small and medium-sized companies after that date.

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Keeping your Joomla business alive in a changing web industry.

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As we look forward to the passing of another year, the ever-changing web industry offers new challenges and problems for web developers. Technology is quickly moving forward with every decade our overall rate of progress doubling, and no signs of slowing down. The rise of AI and with Elon Musk's Neuralink company ready to implant devices, these giant leaps in technology make it unclear of what the internet will be in just the next decade. For now, there are several things you can do to make sure your Joomla business is vital the current market.

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Custom Fields - Episode 3 : all the parameters one can wish for

Custom Fields - Episode 3 : all the parameters one can wish for

In this 3rd episode about Custom Fields: (1) we will first cover in detail all the possible parameters (2) then we will give an overview of some new exciting features which will ship with Joomla 3.9 (3) and finally, we will end up with an example of site making an interesting use of Custom Fields

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The First JoomlaCamp Chicago

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The first JoomlaCamp Chicago was held on September 22, at DePaul University's Loop Campus. With a wide range of questions and answers covered, participants left feeling excited to put their expanded Joomla! knowledge to use on their own sites.  

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Guilherme Razgriz: 3D Prototyping with Joomla

Guilherme Razgriz: 3D Prototyping with Joomla

Guilherme Razgriz is a brazilian 3D prototyper, art director and a strong advocate of the use of open source tools to create graphics. Active participant of several projects of open source communities, he is the maintainer of the Gimp no Brazil portal. He spoke at Joomla Day Brasil 2018 about his project of using Joomla to control remotely a 3D printer.

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Talking about a Modern Joomla

Talking about a Modern Joomla

There is an elephant in the room, the modernization of Joomla. The mobile world is transforming the web technology. There is an accumulated sum of innovations waiting to be interpreted. It has taken years to reach the present tipping point, but it is finally arriving as new features included in the evergreen browsers (Firefox, Google Chrome, Microsoft Edge, Opera). Beyond the fine detail, the general web landscape is changing, and that is what we need to address to modernize Joomla.

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We Invite You to Write for JCM

We Invite You to Write for JCM

The Joomla Community Magazine has always been supported by individuals who wanted to share their knowledge about the platform. This is an invitation to become part of the JCM Team and write about you know to help you others. Come join us!

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Joomla on the move in the USA

Joomla on the move in the USA

The Joomla Capital team kicked off its winter USA conference schedule with two back to back conference/expo appearances in both Orlando, Florida and Houston, Texas. The Captial team started attending US conferences just three years ago at Hostingcon 2016 and have been using these events to showcase the platform and gain sponsorship for the project.

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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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