Issues by Year

Read up on the latest news and views from Joomla authors around the world.

Are you a business owner or a marketer who has a Joomla website? Are you searching for some information on how to best optimize your Joomla website for the latest SEO techniques and methodologies? Then you will greatly benefit from reading this article.

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While 2013 is already 2 months old it’s time to look back, review the progress made on the goals of last year and think about new goals or updates. But first of all let’s get our Joomla versions updated!

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What is the Joomla Framework, why do we need it when we already have the Joomla Platform?

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In the previous articles we covered setting the stage and beginning the component structure. In this tutorial we will be focusing on the details, writing those functions and files that are core to this extension and actually making the extension start to work and hopefully start unifying the entire component and accomplishing the overall goal.

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What if the component you want to use does not implement the ACL features you need to have? One approach is to add access control through Joomla's output overrides.

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Admin Tools DeveloperAkeeba DevelopersWebsiteWebsiteCompatibility Submitted by Leadership Team member: Nick SavovNick SavovWhy do you love this Extension? I love this extension, because it's easy to use, a huge time saver, and provides security for sites that I maintain. What does this...
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There’s not much time left until the start of the JoomlaDay™ events for the month of March, 2013 so I hope you have your tickets booked for: JoomlaDay Gabon (March 07), JoomlaDay Boston (March 16), and Joomladay France (March 22). You won't regret it! There are many more events for April and May 2013.

 

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The JED Team is no longer running this survey on the magazine. Thank you for all your submissions! Please follow extensions.joomla.org for further news.

We are excited and pleased to announce that our Joomla Facebook fan page has reached 100,000 fans. We couldn't have done this without our amazing fans and the team behind Joomla.org.

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Hackers enjoy the “low hanging fruit.” Sophisticated hackers know the benefit of pivoting off of compromised sites and servers to launch their attacks.

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Extension developers provide a large number of extensions for Joomla!. But as you may know, some of them are not compatible with many templates. Also, in many cases Joomla extensions do not have standard style and script designs, and because of this many users are forced to hack their extensions. In this article I am going to provide and explain 20 suggestions for better style and script design of Joomla extensions and maybe these simple techniques and patterns will help you! Read the second part of this article now.

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Сделать веб-сайт безопасным это первоочередная задача для многих людей. Каждый пытается удостовериться, что его сайт всегда будет работать и будет безопасным. Когда кто-то выражает сомнения по поводу безопасности своего сайта, я обычно спрашиваю их, как давно они делали резервное копирование. Большинство не знают, или вообще не имеют резервных копий.

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Keeping up with changes from Google can be rather challenging at the best of times, and some of the more recent changes and advanced features added to their popular analytics platform have gone largely unnoticed by many people. This series of articles will take you through some of the more recent additions, and also highlight some useful features that you may not have previously explored.

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Since Joomla! 2.5 we are all equipped with previously missing key functionality in the core. I am talking about ACL, one-click upgrade, multilingual support, multiple database drivers and much more. By having all these features along with a robust framework in place we are ready to build advanced wed portals and integrate Joomla with additional open-source or commercial software and data sources.

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A while back I came across a video on streamlined inline editing in Drupal 8, and while I was impressed with a lot of what they've done, I noticed that the new interface seems to be somewhat less functional. This got me to thinking about my frustration with the administration interface for Joomla 3.0, which inspired a post on my Toronto Joomla blog An Argument for Complex User Interfaces.

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Template overrides are a great way to customize your Joomla site. But what if you want to use different article or module layouts throughout your site? Joomla's strict MVC architecture makes that a breeze with the "Alternative Layouts" feature.

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This is the second article in a four-part series, based in my presentation at the 2012 Joomla! World Conference in San Jose.

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Humble Bundle is a project that was recently launched by Dinh Viet Hung of JoomlArt. Anyone who knows Hung, knows his enthusiasm is always on hyper-drive and his ideas are endless. We sat him down long enough to ask him about his latest venture... 

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In order to have a good working example for this tutorial series on Joomla! 3.0 component development I have chosen to walk through the process by actually writing an extension. This component will be available for review and download by visiting the accompanying site referenced throughout this and future articles. My goal is to write a rather robust component beyond a simple “Hello World” component to fully demonstrate key points in actual component development.

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A l'àrea del disseny i desenvolupament de webs, trobem moltes agències i dissenyadors gràfics que ofereixen els seus serveis per Internet. Moltes vegades visitem els seus llocs i veiem amb enveja com s'apliquen fantàstics efectes a les seves webs i ja voldríem nosaltres de vegades poder implementar més d'algun, als nostres llocs desenvolupats amb Joomla!.

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