Issues by Year

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

All the 2018 Issues of the Joomla Community Magazine can be found here.

In this 3rd episode about Custom Fields: (1) we will first cover in detail all the possible parameters (2) then we will give an overview of some new exciting features which will ship with Joomla 3.9 (3) and finally, we will end up with an example of site making an interesting use of Custom Fields

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The first JoomlaCamp Chicago was held on September 22, at DePaul University's Loop Campus. With a wide range of questions and answers covered, participants left feeling excited to put their expanded Joomla! knowledge to use on their own sites.  

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There is an elephant in the room, the modernization of Joomla. The mobile world is transforming the web technology. There is an accumulated sum of innovations waiting to be interpreted. It has taken years to reach the present tipping point, but it is finally arriving as new features included in the evergreen browsers (Firefox, Google Chrome, Microsoft Edge, Opera). Beyond the fine detail, the general web landscape is changing, and that is what we need to address to modernize Joomla.

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Guilherme Razgriz is a brazilian 3D prototyper, art director and a strong advocate of the use of open source tools to create graphics. Active participant of several projects of open source communities, he is the maintainer of the Gimp no Brazil portal. He spoke at Joomla Day Brasil 2018 about his project of using Joomla to control remotely a 3D printer.

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The Joomla Community Magazine has always been supported by individuals who wanted to share their knowledge about the platform. This is an invitation to become part of the JCM Team and write about you know to help you others. Come join us!

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The Joomla Capital team kicked off its winter USA conference schedule with two back to back conference/expo appearances in both Orlando, Florida and Houston, Texas. The Captial team started attending US conferences just three years ago at Hostingcon 2016 and have been using these events to showcase the platform and gain sponsorship for the project.

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During the recent Joomla Day Brazil, the first Joomla certification in Latin America occurred. Vanius Girodo is the first Brazilian to pass the exam and JCM talked to him to know more details of his experience.

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After a few years of absence, Joomla Day Brazil has returned in 2018. The event took place in the city of Guarulhos and was organized by JUG São Paulo and offered a diversity in the program that reflected how diverse the Joomla community is.

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This story is about volunteering for Joomla and one of our volunteer's favourite bands.  If someone had come to me 13 years ago and asked me to be part of a software project distributed for free, with no salary for employees, I would have laughed and walked away. Now, 12 years into the Joomla project I find myself volunteering more and getting more excited about the future of Joomla.

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Joomla Community Magazine is looking for new contributors. From now on we will focus on improving the publication and reach out to the our community out there. Join us!

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The Joomla community was represented by six people at the 18th edition of FISL - International Forum of Free Software that took place from July 11th to 14th in Porto Alegre, Brazil.

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The second annual CMS Summit Orlando is again set to bring together web designers and developers from the biggest and brightest Open Source communities. Speakers and attendees from WordPress, Joomla, Drupal, and Frontend Design experts, will share their insight into web design, security, digital marketing and the top Content Management Systems.

 

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It is possible to use generic webmail accounts (e.g. Gmail, Outlook.com, iCloud) with Joomla! but there are constraints on their use and some people have problems configuring their websites to use them. This article is not about how to fix webmail-to-Joomla! configuration issues. This article is about the appropriateness in choosing to use webmail accounts when developing Joomla! websites for your business or for your clients.

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The 17th of August 2018 marks the 13th year since Andrew Eddie, on behalf of the then Mambo Development Team, announced the birth of Joomla in a letter to the community.

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Zapier is a popular task automation service that utilizes "Zaps"; a Zap is made of a "trigger" (ex.: When I receive a new email in Gmail...) and an "action" (ex.: ...send me an SMS message). Zaps run automatically to move and manage data without any work on your part. Zapier offers integrations for more than 1,000 apps, letting you easily transfer data between them to automate repetitive tasks.

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You’re looking for a CMS to create your website? Numerous are available, and choosing one for many people is not easy. You need to know which one fits to your project, what are the features, what level of experience you need to have to use them, and so on.

So here are 10 reasons why you should choose Joomla!

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Joomla, Best Free CMS, powers over 9% of all known business websites. If you would like to help improve Joomla, join us! 

In this article, I’ll show you how you can help Joomla with translations, with examples from English to Bengali(BD). Joomla is used worldwide, with a global audience, speaking any possible language, it’s why translations are important so that our CMS can be accessible to all.

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In the December 2017 issue of the Joomla Community Magazine my original article "10 Web Designs of 2018" focused on new and upcoming trends in design. As 2018 quickly moves by, I thought this would be a good time to share some of the latest emerging trends.

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There is one thing for sure; you can't attend a Joomla! Event and leave without learning new things. One thing that has keeps Joomla growing is the community. At Joomla events like the JAB, everyone sees him/herself as family and hence, the Joomla Love is shared. You feel this strong sense of belonging which makes you feel at home and because you are now carried along, the event becomes fun! COLOGNE was exceptionally AWESOME!

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After three years, Brazil will again organize its Joomla Day in August, which will take place in the city of Guarulhos, the main financial, corporate and commercial center of South America. JCM interviews Kazuo Gomi Filho, one of the organizers, about the event.

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