The Joomla Community Magazine

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

Google and Joomla bringing Lazy-Loading to the web

October-Google

Hi 👋! My name is Ben Morss. I’m a Developer Advocate at Google, where my job is to help make it easier to make websites that are excellent for everyone. I also used to be a "serious" musician, so you can still find me recording songs in the attic that's now my workspace. And laboring on my opera that's sort of about Steve Jobs.

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How do I update my PHP version?

September-PHP

Speed, security, compatibility, performance. These are just four of the reasons you should keep your PHP version up to date. In this 2020 revision on the topic, we cover a number of ways you can go about updating your PHP version to avoid problems in the lead up to the release of Joomla 4 which has a minimum requirement of PHP version 7.3 or above.

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Joomla Web Services API 101 - Tokens, Testing and a Taste Test

August-API

Joomla 4’s new Web Services API will give you the ability to create a range of new integrations for Joomla.

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Getting extensions ready for Joomla 4 - J! Extensions Store

August-Jextensions

While the development of the new major version of Joomla, the 2nd most used CMS worldwide, is in progress, the Joomla Community Magazine is continuing interviewing Joomla extensions developers to understand their own path towards Joomla 4. This month we had the chance to interview Marco Biagioni, the man behind J! Extensions Store, a renowned brand in the Joomla sphere, with its flagship JSitemap Pro extension.

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Getting templates ready for Joomla 4: Kawshar Ahmed

July-joomshaper-templates

On the way to the stable version of Joomla 4, we also wanted to know how the template developers are working to adapt their products to the next major version of our CMS.

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Joomla 4 and Accessibility: give back the web to everyone

July-A11y

Since the beginning, in Joomla, we have worked to make the web accessible to everyone because as we claim in our Accessibility Statement: Inclusion is in our heart.

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My experience with the Beta of Joomla! 4

My experience with the Beta of Joomla! 4

Joomla! 4 Beta was released during JandBeyond 2020 at the end of May. I reached out to Beta users in the Joomla! Community about what their initial thoughts are.

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Getting extensions ready for Joomla 4 - Alejandro Schmeichler

July-jreviews

Joomla 4 Beta 2 was released at the end of June, taking a further step towards the stable version. It also means that Joomla users are starting to test Joomla 4 and wonder what the migration from Joomla 3 will be like and what will happen to the extensions they currently have installed on their sites.

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Joomla 4: The new Media Manager

june-nmm

Joomla 4 Media Manager was one of the first features upgraded and incorporated into Joomla 4 at the Alpha stage. Find out what’s improved.

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Installing Joomla! has never been so easy and so fast

july-install

Let’s cook up a Joomla! 4 installation!

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