Joomla Community Magazine Authors

Hey, my name is John Rampton and I've been part of the Joomla Community for 10+ years. I love writing and been writing for Joomla Magazine for 6 years. I'm the founder of Calendar & Due.

The Power of Twitter

The Power of Twitter

If you haven't heard of Twitter, you've been living under a rock. Twitter is one of the fastest growing social networks on the Planet. It's the fastest growing for an older 55-65 demographic. It also gets a lot of interaction. This month we had a chance to sit down with Twitter Expert Branden Hampton. Branden manages the most interactive handle on Twitter @notebook.

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Harness The Power of Controversy to Gain More Traffic to Your Joomla! Site

Harness The Power of Controversy to Gain More Traffic to Your Joomla! Site

Have you harnessed the power of controversy to gain more traffic to your Joomla site? If not, you're not alone. There are, however, two kinds of controversial writers: those who write controversial articles, and those who write controversial articles and promote the 'fight'. In this post we'll go into which is best for your Joomla site and how to promote healthy controversy that will bring troves and troves of traffic to your Joomla site.

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Is Your Joomla Site Optimized to Receive the Maximum Amount of Leads & Sales?

Is Your Joomla Site Optimized to Receive the Maximum Amount of Leads & Sales?

Joomla's got a great thing going right now. There are currently 7.5 million + entrepreneurs using the CMS platform. This equates to about 2.8% of the internet. Surely it will continue to improve and carve out more market share. I wanted to ask you a serious question today: "Is your Joomla site optimized to receive the maximum amount of leads and sales?". What's your answer to that question? Every site needs to have a few things:

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Interview with Dutch Joomla Leader Sander Potjer

Interview with Dutch Joomla Leader Sander Potjer

This month we had the opportunity to sit down with Sander Potjer. Sander's passion for Joomla! began back in 2005 when he designed and built a Joomla! web site for his rowing team. His involvement with the Joomla! community started in 2008 as co-founder of the local Dutch community www.joomlacommunity.eu.

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Interview with Mark Dexter About Joomla 3.1

Interview with Mark Dexter About Joomla 3.1

This month we had the opportunity to sit down with Mark Dexter to talk about the exciting new launch of Joomla 3.1. We go into Mark's life, how he got started and what he's working on in 3.1.

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Interview with Victor Drover, Expert Behind Multilingual Joomla Magazine

Interview with Victor Drover, Expert Behind Multilingual Joomla Magazine

This month I had the chance to meet with Victor Drover, the expert behind configuring the Joomla Community Magazine for multilingual, and installing Josetta. We find out a little more behind the scenes in this interview.

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Easy To Use Joomla Search Operator Commands

Easy To Use Joomla Search Operator Commands

Today I'm going to teach you about search operator commands. These little tricks will help you track your Joomla website SEO progress over time.  By using these simple tips and tricks you can figure out what's going on with your website, know if Google is acknowledging your website, and see how Google is actually seeing your website online.

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Interview with Community Development Manager David Hurley

Interview with Community Development Manager David Hurley

This month I had the great opportunity to interview Joomla Development Manager David Hurley.  David walks us through some of the top Joomla development skills and how he's achieved them over the years.  Hope you enjoy the interview!

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Interview with CMSExpo Founder John Coonen

Interview with CMSExpo Founder John Coonen

I had the privilege to interview CMSExpo Founder John Coonen this month. We talked about everything from how he started CMSExpo to what the Joomla community really needs and how they are trying to bring them to life.

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Interview with Andrew Eddie from The Art of Joomla

Interview with Andrew Eddie from The Art of Joomla

This week we were pleased to sit down and chat with Andrew Eddie from The Art of Joomla where he's teaching people to learn and master the art of developing with Joomla. He teaches us about some of the challenges he's faced over the years and how he's turned them into some of his biggest successes!

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