Meet a Joomler: Allon Moritz


For this edition of “Meet a Joomler” we get to know Allon Moritz just a little bit better. Allon has been active in the Joomla Community for a long time already and his extensions are also well known. So, who is Allon?

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Meet the Joomla Marketing Team


Within the endless and powerful Joomlasphere, there is at least one team we all have an opinion about. Over the last few years, on countless occasions, I’ve seen social media postings stating that “marketing” should do this, that, or something else. Which was interesting, because for a large part of those few years, “marketing” didn’t really exist. But today the JCM proudly presents to you: the good people of the new and improved Joomla Marketing Team (and for everyone with an opinion about marketing: yes, you can join)!

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Our intent to use "Search intent"


Google has a major influence on search. About 78% of all searches on desktop and mobile are using Google. Bing has the second spot with 10.5% and Baidu the third place with 4.25%

Around 93% of all web traffic is via search, so if you want your articles read, then you need to get them into a search engine and in front of the relevant audience, but how? 

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Who uses Joomla?


"Who uses Joomla?" has, for many years, been a regular topic of conversation among the Joomla! Community.

It has been the stuff of talks at World Conferences, working groups and come and gone while trying to answer that seemingly simple question. Who is this Joomla user? Where do they live? Do they use social media? How would they describe themselves? The good news is: we’re finally going to find out - that is, if you help us!

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Page builders for Joomla - An introduction to Page Builder CK


If you’re anything like me, you value the time and effort that Joomla’s community of component developers put into giving us excellent software to build our websites with. Much of which is free.

Have you ever wanted to make a web page, but don’t know where to start? Let alone how to write the HTML code necessary to make your website look great. A page builder might be a good place to start.

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Case Study: Street Art Aberdeen


The system is an online gallery and map of street art in the Scottish city of Aberdeen. It was created at the start of 2022 and has been growing steadily since, at the start of May ‘22 it documents nearly 1000 pieces of street art in a wide variety of styles and mediums.

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The Joomla Community Needs more Volunteers


Whether it's a community group in your local area, or a global free and open source software project like Joomla, volunteers are an important resource for any organization. Joomla! In fact, it would not exist without over 750 volunteer contributors to the code base alone, along with hundreds of other volunteers over the past 17 years that have made Joomla what it is today.

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The May Issue


The JCM Team is proud to present you the May Issue of the Joomla! Community Magazine.

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Sweet child o' mine... A deep dive into Joomla Child Templates


Did you ever make changes to your template file(s), only to discover that everything you changed was gone with the next update? Then we have good news for you: starting with Joomla 4.1, this has become history! With the option to create child templates added to the core, you can make changes that last. This article explains how it works.

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Joomla 3.10 enters the Security Support Phase


Joomla 3 has been around for a long time. It is easy to forget how successful the series has become and how much it has evolved over the course of the minor versions.

As it approaches its final year as a mature, stable version of Joomla, it is about to enter its security support phase.

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Joomla’s New HTTP Headers Plugin For J4


Following on from last month's article about security, passwords, and Joomla’s WebAuthn plugin this month, we’re going to look at another Joomla security feature that launched with J4. That is the HTTP Headers plugin which is now included as part of Joomla’s core functions.

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An Introduction To Website Accessibility


We all know, or at least have heard or read somewhere, that websites need to be accessible for everyone. But what does that mean, and what can you do to make your website fully accessible? Julian White, who experiences accessibility issues on a daily basis, explains the basics for the Joomla Community Magazine

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Winning times for Joomla!


It's always good to be on the winning side. The reward after the weeks, months or years of hard work. It takes dedication and focus to win, if it’s a team game then it's also about cohesion and communication, support and solidarity.

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Being part of a global community: what does that mean for me?


"Hey! There’s going to be a Joomla User Group right here in this neighborhood," my partner Hilda said. "The first meeting is next week. You are going to attend." No way was I going to attend. The whole idea of going there didn’t appeal to me at all. So I said: "Nah, I don’t know. This is for people who know much more about Joomla than I do. Not for me."

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Tips for Posting Your Event on the Joomla! Community Portal


The Joomla! Community Portal event listing is a great place to share your Joomla and Joomla-Related event. 

User Group meetings, JoomlaDay event, JoomlaCamp event, or a Joomla Roundtable are just a few of the types of events perfect for the community portal. Below are 6 tips to help get your event listed.

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Meet the Extensions Directory Team


Perhaps almost all Joomla users have at least once visited the Joomla Extensions Directory (JED). The place where you can search for any Joomla extension. And the team behind the JED are working hard to make sure the extensions are available. Come and learn what the team roles are and how they do it in this new article of Meet the team series.

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The I’s in team and why you should make the most of them


Ever heard somebody say "there is no I in team"? It's a sports expression managers like to use to imply that the best way to achieve your goals is to set your individual needs aside and come together as a team to accomplish great things. That may all very well be true, but when you think about it, you'll find every successful team has a few I's in it. Ideally at least six. Are you in one of Joomla's teams? Then read further and find out if your team has all the I's dotted!

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JoomlaDay USA 2022 - The Beat Goes On!


On April 22, 23 and 24, the JDayUSA Team pulled off a second virtual JoomlaDayUSA. This year’s event spanned three days:

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Meet a Joomler - Jenn Gress


Come and meet Jenn, or to be more exact, meet Jenn again since she has already been interviewed in 2015. Jenn has been a Joomla volunteer in different roles and teams through the years. It’s time we catch up with her.

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Tribute to Antonio Copiello


Tonicopi, a friend.

On January 7 we gathered in the square in Dueville, Vicenza, to say goodbye to you

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