Written by Dianne Henning
Here is an easy and fun way for you to share your feelings about Joomla! with the rest of the community: Simply write a haiku about Joomla! below in the comments area of this month's page. Be sure to check back here to read the haikus submitted by other members of the community. We will have a page for new haikus in every upcoming JCM issue.
Written by Alice Grevet
In July of 2010 the first issue of the Joomla Community Magazine was launched. Three years, 1,100 articles, 4,400 comments and one multilingual site later, the JCM is still going strong!
Written by Helvecio da Silva
Rogério Costa (@matofino) created and carried out an initial exploratory research with approximately 30 specific questions about the use of Joomla. The issues covered important points, and among them we can mention: technical questions, learning, information exchange in the community, type of clients and services, prices, etc. The research was conducted in January and February of 2012, and involved the participation of 170 users in 21 states of Brazil. With the results we have the first map about the Joomla industry which can be analyzed from several aspects.
Written by Mike Veeckmans
In Part 1 we looked at some selection steps, now let's go deeper into some of those steps. The one that we call "Please, I need some help...", or, in a word: support. Remember that support on an extension is crucial, but also your input toward the support is also crucial! Let's go over some tips, and remember these come from my personal point of view...
We've all been faced with our fair share of 404 error pages. Now think back to those experiences, do you remember how you reacted?
Written by John Rampton
Joomla's got a great thing going right now. There are currently 7.5 million + entrepreneurs using the CMS platform. This equates to about 2.8% of the internet. Surely it will continue to improve and carve out more market share. I wanted to ask you a serious question today: "Is your Joomla site optimized to receive the maximum amount of leads and sales?". What's your answer to that question? Every site needs to have a few things:
Written by Shannon Good
Working in digital marketing, I spend about 98% of my day online. Most of the time I'm managing social interactions, furthering my own education, and writing content. But sometimes, I like to stop and smell the online flowers. Despite having little background in web design, these experiences have led me to pick up on a few things that do and don't work on websites.
Written by Simon Grange
Débutant ou confirmé ? Nous rencontrons tous parfois le problème pour trouver l'extension répondant entièrement aux besoins du site que nous sommes en train de construire. Parfois c'est un jeu d'enfant, parfois vous avez envie de casser votre poste de travail et de crier à votre client, “Pourquoi, Pourquoiii ?”. Néanmoins, les extensions sont des blocs de construction permettant d'obtenir des sites Joomla! plus puissants. Regardons quelques conseils et directives sur la façon de choisir une extension.
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Written by Mandville
This article is about building a new vulnerable extension list (VEL) website to support future development with the JED and Joomla core, how it was done, and why.
Written by Nguyen Tran Quan
Hello everyone, I am Quan and I have been chosen to complete the Google Summer of Code 2013 project of Joomla called "New Media Manager for Joomla 3".
Every time I needed to create a new website, the first option that sprang to mind was always Joomla!. So it came natural to get involved and help with the development of the open-source project that in turn helped me so much when I needed it.
Written by Achal Aggarwal
I am a Achal Aggarwal from India entitled as "GSOCer" or better I form it "JGSOCer" for 2013 summer. I am all set to code away this summer with Joomla. I am working on form field library so that it match up with standards of HTML5 and can provide developers an option to deisgn form elements in a more descriptive way.
Written by Puneet Kala
Automated Testing uses one computer program to test another computer program. In Joomla, we use PHP test programs to test our PHP Joomla code. With automated tests, we can run a set of tests repeatedly, and as often as we like.