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

New to Joomla? Great tips for newbies!

January-Tipsfornewbies

OK, so you’re about to create your first Joomla website. But where do you start, and what do you do after that? Who can help you? Where do you find good resources? Do you need to install a template? Will you need extensions to add functionality? Getting to know Joomla and all its possibilities can be a bit overwhelming. But we’ve all been there, and we got your back! For this article, Joomlers from all over the world share their golden tips with us to get you going. Dive in, explore, be patient and have fun!

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Basic Joomla tutorials by Tim Davis

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In the Magazine's October issue, Anja showed us where to find the best video tutorials to learn Joomla. One of the sites mentioned is the YouTube channel Basic Joomla Videos, by Tim Davis. An interesting thing about this channel is finding videos of the most different topics, always in a close and simple tone. That is why, on this occasion, we reached Tim to ask him how he does to carry out his channel.

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Where to find the best Joomla tutorial videos

Where to find the best Joomla tutorial videos

We all have them: those moments when you wish someone showed you how. How to install or use an extension, how to configure something within Joomla core, how to use the SEO settings, how to make a multilingual website, how to maintain your website and keep it safe, how to create overrides... The ultimate how-to is, of course, a video, so here’s a listing of the best Joomla tutorial videos.

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How to Translate Joomla and JDocs

How to Translate Joomla and JDocs

Joomla, Best Free CMS, powers over 9% of all known business websites. If you would like to help improve Joomla, join us! 

In this article, I’ll show you how you can help Joomla with translations, with examples from English to Bengali(BD). Joomla is used worldwide, with a global audience, speaking any possible language, it’s why translations are important so that our CMS can be accessible to all.

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Case Study: Joomla 1.0.15/Fireboard 1.0 to Joomla 3.8.6/Kunena v5 Migration

Case Study: Joomla 1.0.15/Fireboard 1.0 to Joomla 3.8.6/Kunena v5 Migration

Recently we were approached by the Chairpersons of the Carson City Coin Collectors of America. We were told that they most likely would have to shut down their Joomla 1.0.15 website with a Fireboard 1.0.3 forum, as they had not been able to find a Joomla Developer to assist them. Their site urgently needed an upgrade to the latest version of Joomla and a good new forum, without losing any existing forum entries or uploaded images.

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Blog Category (Part II) with Micro-Layout and Language Overrides

Blog Category (Part II) with Micro-Layout and Language Overrides

It is always a challenge to give a Blog category view a unique and attractive look.

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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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