Issues by Year

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

Today, the Joomla CMS is mainly implemented using PHP where JavaScript (JS) and CSS are contributing as minor supportive technologies. Joomla mainly uses JS to improve usability by providing rich interactions and responsiveness, but is it done right? Can we improve it? What are the new technological advancements related to JS? Can we use these in Joomla? This article is an attempt to answer these questions and bring more attention to improving Joomla CMS’s JS usage.

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With 164 user groups around the world, there is always something exciting and interesting happening in the Joomla! Community - and I hope to produce 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 email me 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).

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Seeing how are open source technologies can make a real difference in someone's life is something quite special, but see how it can help a nation to develop into the central hub for technology is just inspiring.

Joomla!Day Kenya was my first visit to Africa, and I really didn't know what to expect. I had heard there was a lot of suport for Open Source technologies in Kenya and Africa as a whole, with there already being several Joomla! user groups in existence across Africa, but none in Kenya ... yet.

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At the request of many of our foreign users, we found a unique way to translate our Joomla developer tool.

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Est-ce déjà l'heure ? … Je suppose que c'est la même chose pour les personnes qui écrivent des documentations sur leurs extensions. La plupart d'entre nous, en temps qu'utilisateurs, regardent simplement la démo, la description courte, puis nous téléchargeons et installons...
Mais laissez-moi vous donner quelques raisons pour lesquelles nous devons consulter la documentation.

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Registration is now open for CiviCon London 2013. The two day, annual CiviCRM user and implementer conference is Europe's biggest Civi meetup. CiviCRM is an open source CRM aimed at non profits with out of the box integration with Joomla! Whether you're already using or considering using CiviCRM, the conference will be packed with the essential presentations, workshops and people that will help your organization get the most from CiviCRM.

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This article summarizes the first hour of my introductory course to Joomla. It's a bit "thick" as it’s about system architecture concepts for which the user does not normally have professional knowledge. So try to go slowly, be patient and don’t get discouraged. Draw the examples in the text, copy the pictures and you will see that in the end you had fun.

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Being a part of the community I sometimes wonder how I started 6-7 years ago with Joomla!... We didn't have Facebook or Twitter, where we could ask for support or help with extensions. These days I wonder if newbies (sorry for the terminology) know how to search in the JED. Search in the WHAT...?  

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Those of you who read joomla.org in English, have known for a few months now that there is a new initiative in place to create a Joomla certification program. This is a project in which the presence of Joomla! community members who speak Spanish is very important. It's a project being worked on by people from more than a dozen countries and several continents. It is born from the fusion of so many different experiences and marks a milestone in the creation of a quality CMS certification program for Joomla.

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JoomlaDay Houston is getting suited up and ready for a fantastic flight on October 19th!

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Goodbye and hello. When things come to an end, like a season, saying goodbye and welcoming the new is what we do. We say it at events and we have to say it in the project from time to time. It doesn’t always have to be sad to say goodbye and most of the time it is followed by a hello to the new.

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Summer is almost over and while it has been relaxing, it is time to pick up the pace and get back to reality! 

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Google mühendisleri harıl harıl arama sonuçlarına daha kaliteli sıralamalar elde etmek için çalışmalarını sürdürüyor. Bu amaçla da Google Algoritması sıklıkla güncellenerek sıralamaların manupüle edilmesinin önüne geçmeye çalışıyor. Google'ın kaliteli site kavramını oluştururken kullandığı argümanlar arasında değişmeyen ve vazgeçilmez olan bazı kurallar barındırıyor. Bu argümanlar direk olarak website'nizin Google sıralamasına en etki eden faktörleri içermesinden ötürü özellikle dikkat edilmesi gereken hususlardır.

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Even with the summer vacation well underway, the Joomla! World Conference Team has been busy behind the scenes planning what will be an awesome event!

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This is an update on my GSoC 2013 project - Improvements to the Template Manager for CMS 3. Do checkout the video that I've done and tell me what do you think about the project.

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با پیشرفت وب نرم افزارهای توسعه دهنده نیز پیشرفت های شگرفی کرده اند. در زمینه طراحی وب سایت یکی از مهمترین بخش ها مربوط به استایل ها یا همان فایلهای CSS می باشد. ابزارهای بسیار قوی برای برای توسعه استایلها ارائه شدند اما رسم الخط CSS تغییری بنیادین نکرد تا زمانی که این حرکت با Sass و سپس Less آغاز شد. Less زبانی جدید نیست بلکه تنها ابزاری است که امکانات اضافی به استایلهایی که همیشه به آن عادت داشتید اضافه کرده است.این امکانات باعث توسعه سریعتر، ساده تر و خواناتر می شود. در این مقاله به توضیح مقدماتی درباره Less و سپس نحوه استفاده از آن در جوملا می پردازیم.

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Diante de um rico cenário, a plataforma Joomla apresenta um crescimento considerável no Brasil, o número de admiradores e usuários está aumentando e o CMS ganha cada vez mais maior visibilidade. Não se tem dúvidas quanto ao crescimento da comunidade, mas qual seria o perfil real desses usuários e da comunidade ativa no Brasil?

Com o intuito de mapear esses dados, Rogério Costa (@matofino), publicitário, atuante no mercado de Internet Marketing desde 2009 e facilitador de cursos da plataforma Joomla, reuniu esforços para atingir esse o objetivo e apresentar um visão geral sobre o perfil da indústria Joomleira no Brasil.

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Joomla est un système de gestion de contenu (CMS), qui vous permet de construire des sites internet de qualité professionnelle. De nombreux aspects, notamment sa facilité d'utilisation et l'extensibilité, ont fait de Joomla le logiciel le plus populaire, voire le meilleur de tous. Joomla est une solution open source accessible à tout le monde.

 

 

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Or... How I learned about JLayouts in 10 minutes, and why contributing to the Joomla Bug Squad can be a valuable learning experience. JLayout solves the problem of hardcoded markup. JLayout provides a simple mechanism for html markup to be moved into a separate file which can then be overriden by templates.

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Nếu làm webmaster chắc hẳn ai cũng biết đến lỗi 404, và cách thức để làm một trang 404 hấp dẫn và không làm khách hàng cảm thấy khó chịu khi gặp lỗi này.

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