The Joomla Community Magazine

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

JUG Round Up March 2017

JUG Round Up March 2017

February was a slower month in the JUG community around the world. Perhaps we’re all hibernating or just plain busy.

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Joomla! returns to HostingCon Global

Joomla! returns to HostingCon Global

Last year Joomla! made its first appearance at HostingCon Global 2016, the premier hosting and networking conference. The four-day event was a complete success with a two-hour session on how Joomla! can increase your ROI and the Joomla! in the Exposition Hall. We made many new friends and connections. Mike Demopolous was on fire, holding over forty one-on-one meetings that gained several new sponsors for the project.

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The Joomla! Super Sprint in London - 21st to 23rd January 2017 - A retrospective on a fantastic event.

The Joomla! Super Sprint in London - 21st to 23rd January 2017 - A retrospective on a fantastic event.

Joomla’s first Super Sprint was held at CitizenM Bankside in London last weekend from the 21st to 23rd of January 2017 We had attendees from 15 countries (Bratislava, Canada, Denmark, Germany, Greece, India, Ireland, Malaysia, Netherlands, Spain, St Maarten, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom and USA), and a total of 37 attendees with 6 teams officially represented.

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Thank you to the Joomla Community Magazine contributors

Thank you to the Joomla Community Magazine contributors

The Joomla Community Magazine (JCM) cannot exist without Joomla community members freely sharing their knowledge and time.

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JoomlaDay Florida: Trading the snow for sun!

JoomlaDay Florida: Trading the snow for sun!

The second annual JoomlaDay Florida takes place on February 25th and 26th 2017 in Tampa, FL.  While winter dominates the rest of the United States, Florida is the perfect location to hold a JoomlaDay during the winter months.

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How do you express a disagreement?

How do you express a disagreement?

These days it seems that in social networks, only negative comments are published. If a new initiative is launched, there are negative critics about why it is done and why it was not done otherwise. Also, there are those who aim to point out what is missing to complete it and that without it is useless. If you decide not to implement an idea, critics can only say that it was a bad idea. These comments are created without thinking, the product of elaborating a critic in 5 minutes, and dumped forever in social media. Without considering the time and effort of the volunteers, who in their precious free time, collaborate with the project.

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The Joomla Community Magazine Public Room

The Joomla Community Magazine Public Room

in March 2015 the Joomla! Project announced its partnership with Glip, a business messaging app with built-in productivity tools. This partnership has enabled Joomla to streamline communication among its many teams and volunteers while providing a unified approach to tracking tasks, files and events. Over the last month, the JCM Public Room was created to facilitate the discussion and exchange of ideas between the JCM Team and anyone who is interested in contributing to the magazine.

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156 Websites Participate in a Successful Update Day

156 Websites Participate in a Successful Update Day

The first of many virtual events reminds Joomla! newbies and professionals that keeping their Joomla! website updated is not an option it's a responsibility.

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Blog category view with auto created introtext and new look

Blog category view with auto created introtext and new look

Introtext is a very important element for blogs as they give us the first impression of a post. In most cases introtext is composed by the first one or two paragraphs of the main article.

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JUG Round Up February 2017

JUG Round Up February 2017

Way back in the past, Ruth Cheesley used to write up a monthly Magazine article on Joomla User Group (JUG) happenings. The JUG Team is bringing that back to tell you about new JUGs that have registered, and tidbits from JUG Organisers around the world.

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