Joomla Community Magazine’s Top 20 articles from 2023

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Last month we asked you to share the links to your favorite articles from the Joomla Community Magazine in 2023. And you did! Turns out you really love tutorials, and a lot of you also like the articles about leadership and communication. From the articles you submitted, we've managed to make a top 20. Let's dive into the most valued articles of 2023!

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The promise you made

October-Volunteering

For many of us, making a promise is a strong moral engagement. For some of us, it's also linked to a musical souvenir since decades.

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How to volunteer for Joomla without volunteering for Joomla?

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We all know that volunteering is a challenging decision and time consuming. In the case of Joomla, it can also be very difficult for no tech people and for non native English speakers.

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Volunteering for Joomla: what’s in it for you? 

Volunteering for Joomla

Maybe you’re wondering if volunteering for Joomla is your thing. You might be uncertain about your English or your knowledge, or about what would be expected in terms of commitment and time. I get that. I was really hesitant about all these things myself. But I did it anyway, I found a team that suits me, started working, and soon discovered that volunteering can be rewarding in ways I had never expected. And I’m not the only one: in this article, five Joomlers tell us what volunteering brings for them! 

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18 ways to give back to Joomla

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Born 18 years ago, Joomla is an open-source project supported solely by volunteers. Here are 18 ways to help Joomla if you want to support this project.

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Holopin and Joomla, a partnership worth celebrating with a badge!

January-Holopin

Gamification of testing is something often discussed in the threads of Joomla discussions.

Wouldn't it be a great idea if we could reward those volunteers who are doing the work hard and putting in the time with something fun and creative? Well, now we can!

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Getting the most out of Mattermost

November-Mattermost

With the Joomla community moving from Glip (RingCentral) to Mattermost it's worth getting to know this chat tool and exploring how to make the best use of it with Joomla and the community in mind.

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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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Help4Joomla needs you!

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So many people in the Joomla community have hidden talents. They have the skills, software or resources that someone else needs to get something done, but they may not want to go steady and join a team or commit to lots of hours. Likewise, people need a little help but don’t know who to turn to finish a task for Joomla. So how can we bring the talent and the need together?  Here is how you can be part of Help4Joomla. 

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Can you give some Time4Joomla?

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Do you sometimes wonder who the people behind the scenes are putting Joomla together? Most of the time it's users like you who have decided to give a little bit of time - answering a form post, translating some language strings, writing some documentation or perhaps testing some patches. Here's how you can give some Time4Joomla.

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