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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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Google’s algorithm is constantly being modified to show “quality sites” in their search results. Many things like site speed, information architecture, and page design are all contributing factors to your SEO. Search Engine Optimization has many aspects; one of the most important is the integration all of your online marketing tactics and making them work together. If you have a Joomla! Website, your techniques need to be adjusted to work with this particular Content Management System (CMS).

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Neuling oder Erfahrener Benutzer? Wir alle haben ab und zu Mühe, die richtige Erweiterung für unsere neue Seite zu finden. Manchmal geht das ganz einfach - manchmal könnten wir aber mit unseren Köpfen auf die tastatur hauen und den Kunden zur Hölle wünschen. Jedenfalls sind Erweiteungen die Bausteine für bessere und mächtigere Joomla! Seiten. Wir sehen uns in diesem ertsen teil des Artikels einige Richtlinien an, wie man gezielt eine Erweiterung auswählt.

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Im ersten Teil haben wir einige grundlegende Auswahlschritte angeschaut, jetzt werden wir tiefer in die Materie eintauchen. Nämlich in den Schritt "Bitte, bitte, ich brauche dringend Hilfe ...", oder kurz: Support. Erinnern wir uns, der Support einer Erweiterung ist im Grunde genommen das A und O - aber auch unser Beitrag (oder Input) zu Supportanfragen spielt eine wichtige Rolle! Schauen wir uns einige Tipps an, und denkt daran - das ist alles meine persönliche Ansicht ...

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Wir alle hören seit einiger Zeit, dass die Ladezeit einer Seite für die SEO-Bewertung je länger je wichtiger wird - also haben wir kürzlich in einer tiefgehenden Übung untersucht, wie wir die Ladezeiten unserer eigenen Seiten auf ein absolutes Minimum reduzieren können. Wir glauben, dass sich unsere Ergebnisse in GTMetrix durchaus sehen lassen können: 85% für die PageSpeed, 95% für YSlow sowie eine Ladezeit von 1.29 Sekunden. Wir möchten unsere Erfahrungen und unser Vorgehen an dieser Stelle gerne teilen. Einige der verwendeten Mechanismen sind Joomla! spezifisch, die generellen Konzepte sind aber für jedes CMS und jede Webseite gültig.

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Wir alle haben doch schon manche 404-Seite gesehen - erinnern wir uns doch mal: Wie haben wir reagiert?

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When we approach a development project based on the Joomla CMS, we must treat it in the same way as if it was any other development project. A common mistake is to compare the developments made with Open Source Software for Freelance (in our case Joomla) with other projects which involve full development teams.


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JoomlaDay San Francisco will be taking place September 27-29, 2013 at the gorgeous Computer History Museum in Mountain View, California.

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According to W3Techs, as of the beginning of July 2013, 63% of all Joomla sites are running version 1.x. Of these, some 92% are running version 1.5. That works out to a rather large 58% of all Joomla sites running 1.5! The other 5% are mostly version 1.6 and 1.7. [Aside: if your site is one of those 5% please just upgrade now. It's not going to be that painful and you are a sitting duck for hackers. By "now" I mean stop reading this and go upgrade. Seriously.]

So why is the number so high? There are usually a long list of factors, and most of them are valid. Here are the ones I hear regularly:

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A few months ago, I adapted the great Bootstrap framework to Joomla, basing it on a few of the versions seen before. After a period during which I left it untouched, I revised and refined it, getting it ready to be used, at least on test sites.

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The new characteristic of Google’s search results can be used with Joomla, helping us to improve the appearance of our site and to improve our position in Google.

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Over the past couple of years we've seen a huge evolution in the way designers and developers are approaching UI/UX design. Responsive, Twitter Bootstrap, jQuery, Less, Sass, and HTML5 all come to mind. And now for the first time in a long time, a new graphic design trend has emerged out of accessibility. I'm talking about Flat Design.

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This is the first of a series of articles where we will study the use of graphic elements to reinforce the website’s message in a subliminal manner, given that the message is also provided “explicitly” by the website’s text and images.

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Dans la partie 1, nous avons vu quelques étapes de sélection, regardons plus en détails certaines de ces astuces. Celle que nous appelons “S'il vous plait, j'ai besoin d'aide...”, ou en un mot : Support. Souvenez-vous que le support d'une extension est crucial. Regardons quelques astuces, et souvenez-vous que ces astuces viennent de mon point de vue personnel.

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