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Thursday, 01 September 2011 00:00

How to insert your logo into a print and PDF page

Many years ago, I wrote an article for a learning website, and I saw that many people printed my article, and the printed article had no logo or copyright. So, I decided to insert my logo on the print and pdf pages on my site. This article will guide you on how to do the same.
Published in 2011 September
Since the release of Joomla 1.6, back in January 2011, Joomla started to use a new development strategy.
Published in 2011 August
Monday, 01 August 2011 00:00

5 Great Reasons to Become a JCM Author

I have been part of the Joomla! Community Magazine team for an year now, and it has been a very rewarding and inspiring experience, not to mention the many new things I’ve learned and the wonderful people I have met as a result of my participation in the project. So I thought it would be a good idea to give you my five great reasons for being a JCM writer, hoping that this quick list would help those interested in contributing to the magazine make a more informed decision and hopefully join us soon. So here goes…
Published in 2011 August
*On August 9, the name for the January 2012 Joomla release changed from Joomla 1.8 to 2.5. Joomla's release schedule has been described in its development strategy, and much analysis has been put forth as to whether one should upgrade websites or not to the next version of software.
Published in 2011 August
On the surface, public relations and search engine optimization (SEO) seem worlds apart. One is based on search engine algorithms, while the other is based on subjective persuasion. However, in today's new media landscape they are brothers in arms.
Published in 2011 August
Elin Waring recently blogged on the Joomla! Community Portal about some of the features coming with Joomla! 1.7, appropriately titled Peeking at 1.7. Aside from the separation of the framework and CMS, I think (and I may be a bit biased) one of the better changes is the ability to batch process items being added to the framework. A popular feature excluded from Joomla! 1.6, its return for 1.7 marks benefit for users and developers alike.
Published in 2011 July
Wednesday, 01 June 2011 00:00

Extending Joomla! 1.6

One of the factors that first attracted me to Joomla!® was the number of Free (or low-price) Extensions available. These Extensions (Components, Module, Plugins, etc.) make it possible to build virtually any web site that my clients ask of me.
Published in 2011 June
Wednesday, 01 June 2011 00:00

Add a Session Timer

Don't build a long, straight road to your SuperAdministrator privileges for hackers to travel. Install a session timer instead.
Published in 2011 June
Sunday, 01 May 2011 00:00

Wanted: The Average Joomla! User

With so much happening in the Joomla! Community these days with all these brilliant people working on the new Joomla! Framework Project, and the geniuses adding great new features to the Joomla! CMS, I wanted to take a quick minute and highlight a crucial area of the of the Joomla! Project that everyone can help with, even folks like me who are pretty much useless when it comes to programming!
Published in 2011 May
Tuesday, 01 March 2011 00:00

Joomla 1.?

The long awaited Joomla! 1.6 is finally here and has been here for about two months now. Joomla! 1.6 introduced a lot of new changes and improvements and it was released 1084 days or 2 years, 11 months, and 19 days after Joomla! 1.5's release. Joomla! is now on a 6-month release cycle and Joomla! 1.7 is scheduled to be released in July 2011.
Published in 2011 March
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