Mike "Demo" Demopoulos is a lover of open source first, specific tools later. Because of this, he speaks at Ignite! Conferences, Meetups, WordCamps, Joomla! Events, and more. As a helpful person, he gladly contributes to Open Source projects in any capacity necessary. Believing there are too many Mikes globally, he prefers to go by Demo Demo spent years building a solid client base in the financial and insurance industries. He uses that background to speak on various topics, including WordPress, Joomla!, A/B testing content, streamlining your workflow, and depositing your profit. We all like profit. Aligned with his mission to empower web experts, Mike is now the Expert Community Development Lead at Codeable. When he's not spending time with his wife Kayla, you may find Demo at a Disney Theme park, collecting artwork, hanging out with his dog B'Elanna, or inviting groups to Tiki Bars. Ask Demo what his favorite Tiki bar is on Twitter at @MPMike

Pride 2021: Out in Open Source

June-Diversity

Joomla is the phonetic spelling of the Swahili word "Jumla" which means "all together" or "as a whole". However, open-source projects have historically not been as inclusive as the users they serve.

Since June is pride month for LGBTQA+ individuals in many parts of the world, I wanted to take the time to reflect on how we can be more accepting in open source. 

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Joomla! returns to HostingCon Global

Joomla! returns to HostingCon Global

Last year Joomla! made its first appearance at HostingCon Global 2016, the premier hosting and networking conference. The four-day event was a complete success with a two-hour session on how Joomla! can increase your ROI and the Joomla! in the Exposition Hall. We made many new friends and connections. Mike Demopolous was on fire, holding over forty one-on-one meetings that gained several new sponsors for the project.

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JWC 16 Tailgating at HostingCon Europe

JWC 16 Tailgating at HostingCon Europe

You know about tailgating, right? Before a big football game or another event, the fans gather and celebrate their mutual love for the team, sport, or shared activity. In fact, it is what many people attend sporting events for: to experience the excitement and connections they get with hanging out with people of similar interests.

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Joomla! attends #HostingCon Global 2016

Joomla! attends #HostingCon Global 2016

Joomla made its first appearance at HostingCon Global 2016 in New Orleans, Louisiana. Billed as "The Premier Industry Conference for the Worldwide Hosting and Community", the conference/expo seemed like the perfect venue to showcase Joomla! We were asked to present a 2-hour workshop and given an expo booth to share Joomla with the community.

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JoomlaDay Minnesota 2016: An Event You Want To Attend

JoomlaDay Minnesota 2016: An Event You Want To Attend
What started as a content management system(CMS) has become so much more over time. Yes, it is now the second largest CMS in the world, but it is also a thriving community. Millions of people are already using Joomla for either personal or work reasons. Many of those people actively communicate with one another.
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10 Reasons Why You Should Go to JoomlaDay Minnesota 2015

10 Reasons Why You Should Go to JoomlaDay Minnesota 2015

Are you, like many others online, having a hard time creating your online presence and building an audience? Are you searching for a new content management system? Are you a seasoned website developer looking to network? Luckily, there's a place that can help with all these situations and more. Free up some time in your schedule Saturday, July 18 and head to Minneapolis for JoomlaDay Minnesota.

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