Issues by Year

With 159 user groups around the world, there is always something exciting and interesting happening in the Joomla! Community! This is a monthly round-up highlighting new Joomla! User Groups, events, and reviews of JUG meetings. If you have anything you would like me to feature from your Joomla User Group please send me an email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. You must be writing from a registered Joomla! User Group (i.e. listed at https://community.joomla.org/user-groups.html).

Continue reading

Mit 159 User Gruppen weltweit gibt es immer etwas Neues oder Aufregendes aus der Joomla! Gemeinschaft zu berichten - dies ist mein monatlicher Bericht über neue Joomla! User Gruppen, Events und Berichten zu JUG Treffen. Wenn du Infos zu deiner Gruppe hast, die hier erwähnt werden sollen, schreib bitte eine Mail an This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. - bei der Gruppe muss es sich aber um eine registrierte Joomla! User Gruppe handeln (bei https://community.joomla.org/user-groups.html gelistet).

Continue reading

Joomla!Ignite was a new presentation style added to the 2013 Joomla World Conference. Twelve presenters took the stage at Harvard University to battle a tightly controlled five minute presentation format where 20 slides changed automatically every 15 seconds. Topics varied widely, but generally fell into three areas – self improvement, the Joomla! community experience, and soapboxes for change.

Continue reading

Avec 159 groupes d’Utilisateurs à travers le monde, il se passe toujours quelque chose d’intéressant au sein de la Communauté Joomla!. Voici un petit tour d'horizon mensuel afin de mettre en lumière les nouveaux Groupes d’Utilisateurs Joomla!, les évènements et de revenir sur les réunions des différents JUG. Si vous souhaitez que je mette en avant un élément en particulier en relation avec votre Groupe d’Utilisateurs Joomla!, n’hésitez pas à m'en faire part en me faisant parvenir un email à l’adresse This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. - Merci de m’écrire depuis un Groupe d’Utilisateurs Joomla! enregistré et listé à l’adresse https://community.joomla.org/user-groups.html.

Continue reading

This year was very successful considering the number of Joomla! events held around the world. I'm very happy and proud to have been able to participate in many of them. Each event was different, and each was very special. Here is a short report from the events in which my husband Radek and I were able to participate.

Continue reading

When I arrived at the Harvard Medical School building for the Joomla! World Conference 2013, I took a moment to look around. In November 2012 I went to San Jose, CA, to attend the very first JWC. There, I expanded my understanding about what the Open Source community is all about, and I got involved in the Joomla community as an illustrator for the Joomla! Community Magazine. After a while I started to wonder: what's next? I went to the second Joomla! World Conference in Boston looking for an answer...

Continue reading

Quando cheguei ao edifício da Escola Médica de Harvard para a JWC'13, para um instante para olhar em volta. Em novembro de 2012 fui para San Jose na Califórnia para a primeira Joomla World Conference. Lá, ampliei minha compreensão do que é uma comunidade open source e me envolvi com a Comunidade Joomla, presentando serviço voluntário como ilustrador da Joomla Community Magazine. Após algum tempo comecei a me perguntar: o que fazer agora? Em Boston, fui buscar algumas respostas.

Continue reading

Els dies anteriors a la Conferència mundial de Joomla! (JWC) es van reunir els equips de lideratge de Joomla!, Com fan cada any, per debatre assumptes que concerneixen a tota la comunitat, per això hem volgut traduir les conclusions  a què van arribar els responsables de Joomla!

 

Continue reading

The 2nd Joomla! World Conference was held last month. Last year in San Jose there were keynote speakers from major open source names such as MySQL and Mozilla. This year the team went a step further and invited a speaker from WordPress. Matt Mullenweg is one of the two co-founders of WordPress and also the founder of Automattic, the company behind WordPress.com.

Continue reading

The second annual Joomla! World Conference was held November 8-10, 2013 at Harvard University in Boston, Massachusetts. People came from around the world to attend. The weather cooperated and a great time was had by all!

Continue reading

At the Joomla World Conference in Boston last month I attended Ryan Boog’s session on “Making Your Website Wicked Awesome - Practical Uses and Tips on Utilizing Bootstrap in Joomla!”. My understanding of Bootstrap was pretty minimal, so I decided to pull myself up… and dive in!

Continue reading

Last month the majority of the Joomla Leadership Teams (CLT - Community Leadership Team; OSM - The Board of Open Source Matters; PLT - Production Leadership Team) gathered in Boston just before the Joomla World Conference, for individual and joint team summits. Recent weeks have been very busy, so for this month's highlights we'll keep it short and sweet:

Continue reading

A Equipe de Lideranças da Comunidade (CLT) Joomla! está em processo de convidar novos membros para fazerem parte do time. As indicações terminam em 10 de dezembro de 2013, por isso, se você quiser se juntar a CLT, convidamos a ler o artigo a seguir e preencher o formulário.

Continue reading

I was fortunate to be able to attend JoomlaDay Johannesburg - South Africa from the 18th to the 19th of October 2013.

Continue reading

Mit mehr als 164 User Gruppen weltweit gibt es immer etwas Neues oder Aufregendes aus der Joomla! Gemeinschaft zu berichten und ich hoffe, dass ich es schaffe, hier monatlich eine Zusammenfassung zu posten über Gruppen, Events und Berichten zu JUG Treffen. Wenn du Infos zu deiner Gruppe hast, die hier erwähnt werden sollen, schreib bitte eine Mail an This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. - bei der Gruppe muss es sich aber um eine registrierte Joomla! User Gruppe handeln (bei https://community.joomla.org/user-groups.html gelistet).

Continue reading

Konum bazlı fotoğraf ekleme ve takipçileriniz ile paylaşma servisleri arasında yer alan bir Google hizmeti olan Panoramio Google Earth ile entegrasyonu ile hayli kullanışlı bir servis. Çekilen resimlerin konumu itibari ile etiketlenip ayrıca konum bilgisi ile beraber paylaşılması sonucu dünyada bir çok bölgeye ait resimleri bulabildiğimiz çok geniş bir veritabanına sahip. Tabi bu servisi ilginç kılan en önemli sebep resimlerin Google Earth servisi üzerinden de görüntülenebilmesi.

Continue reading

With the upcoming Joomla! CMS releases, the new MVC will play a major role. Through my Google Summer Of Code project, I've taken the initial steps for that.

Continue reading

This article follows the introductory article in Joomla magazine July issue (https://magazine.joomla.org/issues/issue-july-2013/item/1366-module-modernization). In this article, I will briefly introduce some of the new modules which will be added to Joomla in near future and few of the new features such as module ACL and global configuration.

Continue reading

As a technical writer, I think Opensource Matters is missing an important marketing opportunity by not targeting Joomla! at the professional writing community. By "professional writing community," I don't mean novelists, poets, or publishing company editors (though, Joomla! would be great for them too) - I mean professional writers in the corporate world: technical writers, instructional designers, and marketing personnel. While the professional writing community is a smaller, more-niche market than the corporate CMS market and the software development community, I have thought for some time that Joomla! could be the next "killer app" for professional writers.

Continue reading

Anyone who knows me knows I have a bit of a sweet tooth and I'm a sucker for chocolate, cheesecake and ice cream. It's extremely hard for me to walk past the local gelato shop. As I yield to temptation, I'm affronted with an assortment of flavours and mix-ins. I can choose between standard or sugar cones or have it in a cup. I can tailor my order for the likes and dislikes of my family, and get serving sizes that are realistic for their appetite (or my budget). Decisions, decisions ...

Continue reading