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Perfil da Indústria Brasileira no Brasil

Desde 2005 utilizando a ferramenta e acompanhando o crescimento dos usuários (comunidade) do CMS Joomla, no Brasil, resolvi obter um panorama da "indústria joomleira" a partir do convite recebido para atuar como curador da Sala 3 – Conteúdo, SEO e Mídias Sociais no Joomla! Day Brasil 2012 (JDBR12). Realizei uma pesquisa exploratória e semi-estruturada para identificar o cenário tupiniquim em torno da ferramenta. Até então não existia qualquer dado que pudesse revelar o perfil dos usuários e/ou nortear estratégias mercadológicas.

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What Makes a Website Memorable?

What Makes a Website Memorable?
When perusing through websites the last thing on a person’s mind is something like what will make me want to come back to this site? All the same, there are certain aspects of a website that will lodge themselves in a visitor’s mind. Subtle though they may be, these are the nuances every website owner wants to capture. Why? Because these are the things that cause return visits, that cause visitors to spend more time on a particular site rather than idly surfing the web.
 
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Training Your Clients with Video - Part 1

Training Your Clients with Video - Part 1

This is the first article in a four-part series, based on my presentation at the Joomla World Conference. We've all been there. You deliver that shiny new website to your client; they are excited to have this new outreach on the Internet; and you're ready to get that final payment when they ask you the question:  "So, how do I change this word here?”   While the wording may differ from client to client, the underlying question remains the same:  “How do I keep my site up to date?” At that point, you probably realize once again that your least favorite task in web design and working with clients is something that once again you have forgotten to finish: documentation.

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Successful Extension Potluck, JUG Bay Area, California, USA

Successful Extension Potluck, JUG Bay Area, California, USA

The Holiday Joomla! Extension Potluck was held December 5, 2012 at the NextSpace Union Square in San Francisco. An Extension Potluck is something we made up last year where at the end of the year, we meet together and bring a food dish to share with each other and each member shares a "mini-presentation" about a specific extension they enjoy using. 12 members were in attendance which was perfect from a time perspective - only a couple did not share.

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The Two Most Important Things You Can do to Secure Your Joomla Site

The Two Most Important Things You Can do to Secure Your Joomla Site

Maintaining a secure web site is a top concern for many people. Everyone is looking for the one way to make sure their site is always running, safe, and secure. When someone expresses concern about the security of their site, I usually ask them how old their most recent backup is. Most don't know, or don't have any backup at all.

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