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It's a Magical Place

It's a Magical Place

Everyone has their own story behind '10 years of Joomla'. Most of us haven't witnessed the entire decade, or followed every area of the Joomla ecosystem, ranging from development, leadership, community, extensions, templates, frameworks, documentation, events ... but there's one common topic you'll find every Joomler agrees on: our community has some great people in it. So I thought I would write something up about some of the remarkable people I met. There will be no names, because in reality, many Joomlers fit each of these descriptions -- feel free to think of your favorite person while reading. For me, it's a small way of saying thanks for making Joomla possible.

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11 Critical Mistakes to Avoid in a Membership Site - 
Part 1 of 3

11 Critical Mistakes to Avoid in a Membership Site - 
Part 1 of 3

4 mistakes relating to customer experience: ok, if you have been following along with this article series, you now know (a) why you need a membership site, (b) several different ways to set them up, and (c) some real-world case studies on how other people are using their membership site. Hopefully, you have taken my suggestions and have created (or are creating) a membership site for your ‘herd’ of followers. If you have, I’d love to hear about your experiences. In this fourth article in our membership series, we’ll dig deeper and begin discussing common critical mistakes to avoid.

 

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Nominate Joomla! for the CMS Critic's People's Choice Award!

It's that time of the year again, where you have to take a stand for the CMS you love. Joomla won the People’s choice award for ‘Best Open Source PHP CMS’ last year. So show your love for Joomla and nominate Joomla! in the categories that you think Joomla fits best.

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A Peek Behind the Curtains - How Clients are Using their Membership Sites

A Peek Behind the Curtains - How Clients are Using their Membership Sites

In my first article we discussed why everyone needs a membership site, then we went on in the second to discuss different types and ways to use membership sites. I hope you got good value from those and are ready for some ‘show and tell’! In this installment, we’ll go behind the curtains of how some clients are using their membership sites everyday.

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everybodyneeds.joomla.com

everybodyneeds.joomla.com

Subtitle: the power of Joomla, but without the technical hassle, and for free? You would really like a modern, responsive website, that you can manage all by yourself. A great design, easy to add content to, yet complete with all modern web features and capable of growing with your business or your reader base. But … you’re no technical wizard. Hosting packages look all the same to you, and you couldn’t install a CMS to save your life. That’s a problem. Well, not really. Actually, not at all. Thanks to joomla.com, you can build your site with the most powerful and user-friendly CMS on the market, but without having to host, install or update it. And the cost is… nothing. Interested?

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My Membership Site is Up, Now What Do I Do?

My Membership Site is Up, Now What Do I Do?

In my last article in JCM, I worked really hard to convince you that regardless of what business you are in, or even for non-business sites, you need to have a membership component to your site. Assuming that I did a reasonable job, you either have one in the works or are at least planning one. Now you want to know the most effective way to use membership in your own website, right? Answering this question is exactly the focus of this article. There are many combination of ways to help your business by incorporating membership into your site. Here are 5 perspectives to spark your creativity and help you focus your plan…

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Template Creator CK, l’extension indispensable !

On ne le dira jamais assez, quand vous faites un site internet (surtout pour des besoins professionnels), il faut que votre site soit totalement unique, que son design ne ressemble pas du tout à celui du site voisin (encore moins à celui du concurrent).

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Everyone Needs a Membership Site. Why?

Everyone Needs a Membership Site. Why?

There are the obvious reasons why web sites need a membership component - to collect money and to create a community. Ah, but it goes much deeper than that.

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Leadership Highlights July 2015

Leadership Highlights July 2015

While summer vacations are gradually arriving for part of the world, another part enjoys the coolness of winter. Our worldwide community is as diverse as the seasons in the world. And while we stay focused on our software instead of rainbow colors, everyone is equal and welcome to collaborate in our community.

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Leadership Highlights June 2015

Leadership Highlights June 2015

Many of you are or will be returning from a great event in Prague, where besides meeting other community members, a lot of knowledge was shared.

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