Web Analytics: Alternative to Google Analytics? Matomo


Are you looking for a secure, private way to analyse your visitors and check what they are doing on your site? Then Matomo might just be the product for you. In this article, I will explore this analytics tool and discuss what it is good at and why you would want to use it.

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Where is this image from and how can I change it?


When a link to your site is posted on social media you will typically see an image as well as the link. Depending on the social media platform you may also see additional information such as a summary of the content.

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I create the website for my business for free with Joomla - Part 4


If you start to read this article, it's because the matter of creating a website interests you and that - for the challenge, for the intellectual curiosity or for the sake of savings - you would like to create it on your own. It still seems impossible to you for the moment but I bet you that after reading this series of tutorials, you will have made your website without anyone's help!

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Explore the Core: Articles - Most Read


In this article I will give you a short overview of the “Articles – Most Read” Module. This module is part of Joomla! Core, so you can use it out of the box, and you don’t need to install any extension to use it.

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Meet a Joomler - Tom van der Laan


Next in our Meet-a-Joomler - series we are going to meet Tom van der Laan. You might already have seen some of his work: he has made the latest release images as being in the Marketing team. But this isn’t where Tom started in our community. Enjoy his interview and find out what his first steps in the Joomniverse looked like!

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More than 30 gems for Joomla 4 I can't live without


I am always very happy to pay Developers for Joomla Extensions because they deserve it.

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Turning the Joomla website into an ActivityPub server and being an independent participant in the Fediverse - A start


This article has two parts. In the first part, I summarise what the terms Fediverse and ActivityPub mean. In the second part, I briefly describe what I have implemented to make a Joomla website support the ActivityPub protocol and allow a Mastodon user to follow a Joomla website user.

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Community Events in Joomla Coming back to you!


After several long years of virtual-only or very few Joomla! Events, our community has come back strong! Our Joomla User Groups are getting back together both virtually and in person. Event committees have been collaborating to start again with Joomla Day events, Joomla Camp events, and other creative events. Some events are in person, others are virtual. We are in a new world where we can give each other hugs and collaborate from across the ponds! Let’s highlight three great events: one ongoing, two coming up.

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The January Issue


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

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To us, the people of Joomla


We’ve all read it, probably more than once: Joomla’s beating heart is the community

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What did 2022 bring for Joomla?


What did 2022 bring for Joomla? 

More awards than ever before followed by growth after many years of decline. 

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Holopin and Joomla, a partnership worth celebrating with a badge!


Gamification of testing is something often discussed in the threads of Joomla discussions.

Wouldn't it be a great idea if we could reward those volunteers who are doing the work hard and putting in the time with something fun and creative? Well, now we can!

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Meet an extension developer: Samuel Marshall JCH Optimize


Patrick Jackson talks with Samuel Marshall, creator of JCH Optimize, a Joomla optimization component that can significantly improve your Joomla website’s performance, on how he got started with Joomla, and where JCH Optimize is headed.

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Joomla, may we have your votes please?


There's no such thing as a vote that doesn't matter.

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Meet the Team: Automated Testing Team


When you see the name Automated Testing Team (ATT) you might have an idea what the scope of this team is. But what is “automated testing” exactly? And what solutions are they using? In this interview we come and meet the team team members and how this team works.

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How to write for the Joomla Community Magazine


Maybe you knew this already: you too can become an author for the Joomla Community Magazine. If you want to share your knowledge about Joomla, extensions, templates, technical topics related to web design, show us a case study of a project you’ve been working on, or let us know what is going on in your part of the community, you’re welcome to write for us. But how to start? And where do you go from there?

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Me, Joomla & The Universe


The temperature was mild and sunny that February morning, despite being in Scotland. The dust from the fall of the Berlin Wall was still in the air and there I was, talking to Richard, the husband of the focalizer of a workshop that was taking place in Findhorn, the community I was visiting.

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Explore the Core - Using the Latest Articles Module on your website


In earlier issues of the Joomla Community Magazine, we showed you how to create categories and articles.

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Meet a Joomler - Niels Braczek


I guess most contributors to the code of Joomla have heard of Niels. Personally, I (only) met him at a Joomla Conference in Spain and he striked me as a passionate man. I loved reading his answers on my questions, I hope you do too.

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Tribute to Marco Dings


In the past days the Joomla Community has been hitted by very sad news, Marco Dings, a beloved Joomla contributor passed away. 

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