SEO Best Practices for Articles

This tidbits of SEO best practices were introduced in SEO, Joomla! and your template, please take them into consideration when writing and formatting your article. Most of the SEO has been dealt with on the development side, however, there are a few things you can do to maximize your article's…

Article Submission Guide

To coin a phrase from Abraham Lincoln (with his possible inspiration from predecessors), the JCM is “of the community, for the community, and by the community”. It provides resources, reviews, news and opinion on the Joomla! world, with an emphasis on all of the positive things happening in the Joomla!…

Image Guidelines and Resources

Guidelines to adding images and other media to your articles. Also contains a list of useful image resource websites.


Typography examples and guidelines. This is intro text and all articles should have it. Separate intro text from the full text of your articles by clicking this button in the WYSIWYG editor

Content Guide

Here are the unedited current content posting guidelines for the Joomla! Community site (some of these points apply more to blog comments, than to magazine authors). These guidelines were developed by Airton Torres.

Words to watch

This is an abbreviated list of words to watch. UK versus US spelling can be tricky.

Linguistic Style Guide

For most subjects, we are looking for articles consisting of approximately 400-650 words, with 500 words as a good target. The style and tone should be clear, concise, positive, and upbeat.