Joomla 5 challenge, the responses and the winners

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Remember last month’s challenge to propose a design for our ‘own’ Joomla website? The challenge idea was born out of the marketing team's desire to bring a more harmonious look and feel to Joomla's websites. And to bring us into this decade, as the core sites were all made in the 2010’s and to take the different looks and feel and coordinate across the brand.

Let’s dive in to see who had a say and what their contribution was. 

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Joomla wins multiple CMS awards (and a Server!), thanks to its community

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Last year was arguably the best year ever for Joomla to win awards.
This year has been off to a good start, let us look at why this 17-year-old is still a winning CMS.

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Joomla 5 is coming, time for a new look for all our sites? Join the challenge and have a say.

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Wouldn't it be great if Joomla had a coherent look and feel to its real estate, all those sites that are under the Joomla banner, as well as feeding into the Joomla template that people use?
Well now is your chance to have your say in how they will all come together!

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Google Analytics - What is it good for?

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Last week I visited a website and saw something that I hadn’t seen for what seems like over a decade - a counter telling me I was the 3619th visitor to the site.

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Web Analytics: Alternative to Google Analytics? Matomo

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Are you looking for a secure, private way to analyse your visitors and check what they are doing on your site? Then Matomo might just be the product for you. In this article, I will explore this analytics tool and discuss what it is good at and why you would want to use it.

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How to Write a Blog Post. Start blogging and become a blogger!

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The topic of how to write a blog is a big one as it encompasses many aspects: the niche, planning, where to write it and how, and once you have your blog growing, how to promote yourself as a blogger.

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Do we have the Authority to make Joomla grow?

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Dear reader, I am going to make a prediction: I feel I know you. I can tell that you are someone who is interested in Joomla, that you are familiar with the Joomla magazine and many of the people involved in this CMS. Am I right?

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Our intent to use "Search intent"

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Google has a major influence on search. About 78% of all searches on desktop and mobile are using Google. Bing has the second spot with 10.5% and Baidu the third place with 4.25%

Around 93% of all web traffic is via search, so if you want your articles read, then you need to get them into a search engine and in front of the relevant audience, but how? 

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Who uses Joomla?

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"Who uses Joomla?" has, for many years, been a regular topic of conversation among the Joomla! Community.

It has been the stuff of talks at World Conferences, working groups and come and gone while trying to answer that seemingly simple question. Who is this Joomla user? Where do they live? Do they use social media? How would they describe themselves? The good news is: we’re finally going to find out - that is, if you help us!

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Suit Up, Joomla needs YOU to join its Marketing Team

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Those familiar with Superhero movies and comics will know the world is divided into two camps: Marvel and DC. The Marvel superheroes such as Iron man and Captain America, and the DC ones such as my own favourite, Batman.

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