Since 2008, I am creating websites with Joomla. In 2014 I started volunteering in the Joomla community and I am now active in various teams (Maintainers, Accessibility, Events). I like to write articles for the Joomla Magazine and other blogs. Since 2019, I have been (co-)organising the JoomlaDay Germany / D-A-CH.

Cassiopeia, Joomla’s powerful built-in template: how to use css classes to style images

2024--March-CSS-Classes

In the last article of this series (Cassiopeia, Joomla’s powerful built-in template: how to use css classes for your category blog) we talked about css classes for the category blog. Now we want to explore the possibilities for styling and positioning images inside an article.

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Cassiopeia, Joomla’s powerful built-in template: how to use css classes for your category blog

2024-01-Cassiopeia

There are a number of content display options in Joomla. One of them is the category blog, that allows us to display multiple articles from a category. This option has many settings, which can be confusing for users, so this article will describe the parameters and demonstrate what they do.

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Cassiopeia, Joomla’s powerful built-in template: the basics

2023---JCM-Template-cassiopeia

When you start creating your website, you may want to search for a template that fits the design you have in mind. Instead of looking at extensive templates, page builders or frameworks with endless possibilities, you could also try Joomla’s core template, Cassiopeia. It looks simple, but it’s so powerful once you know how to use it. In this article, we cover the basic settings and options of Joomla’s built-in powerhouse.

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Style your Joomla website: The mindful movement

2023---JCM-August-Animations

In the last article of this series we created a website for a fitness center called “Be fit” and added some colors to the menu and a few page elements. In this article we will stay by “Be fit” and add some movement.

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Tribute to Hagen Graf

July-Hagen

It is with sadness that we announce the passing of Hagen Graf, a Joomler from the very beginning and a really nice guy.

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Recap Rheinwerk Accessibility Conference & Workshop

July-ACYConf

In June I attended the online Accessibility conference and the workshop “Accessible editing with content management systems” (Barrierefreie Redaktion mit Content-Management-Systemen) organized by Rheinwerk.

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Style your Joomla website: Bring color to your menu

2023---JCM-July-style-your-website-menu-colours

Do you use Joomla’s built-in Cassiopeia template? And would you like to (re)style the pages on your website, but don’t know where to start? Then this series is for you! Joomla has some lesser known functions we can use to style our pages without the need of overrides.

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Style your Joomla website: Articles - Newsflash

June-Newsflash

Fancier, more stylish, super hip, or just different: sometimes you just want your website to look a little less standard. In this new series, we show you how to do that with simple adjustments, step by step.

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Explore the Core! A look into the advanced parameters from modules.

December-Modules

In the April issue from the Magazine we had an article about putting blocks of content on a website using modules. In this article we will focus on the module parameters and how to use them to modify the layout from modules.

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Explore the core! The Joomla 4 Dashboard

August-J4CP Joomla 4 Control Panel

When you're new to Joomla (or just new to Joomla 4), your first impression of the Joomla administrator can be a little overwhelming. So many possibilities, and what do all these things even mean? Don’t worry. We’ve all been there. In this series, experienced Joomla users help you find your way. In this month’s issue, Vivana Menzel gives you a guided tour through the heart of the backend: the dashboard. Enjoy!

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