Issues by Year

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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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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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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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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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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If you have been using Joomla for an period of time, its easy to forget what it was like to take Joomla for its first test drive. Andrea Dace is the owner of Aesage, an eLearning startup, and this year she chose Joomla to build her company website with Joomla.

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You've never gone to a Joomla! event and you don't know what to expect from it? Here are my impressions before and after my first Joomla! event, the Joomla World Conference in San Jose, from November 16 - 18, 2012.

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Vous n'avez jamais participé à un événement Joomla! et ne savez pas quoi en attendre ? Voici mes impressions avant et après mon premier événement Joomla!, la conférence mondiale Joomla! de San José, qui s'est tenue du 16 au 18 novembre.

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Joomla! is fast becoming one of the most popular content management systems in the world, powering almost 3% of the web and exceeding 30 million downloads - the chances are during your day you probably browse at least one website using Joomla!. Many businesses rely on Joomla! for their web presence, but often business owners are not empowered to ensure that their website is being managed properly, or is up to date with the latest security patches.  This article gives Joomla! website owners some simple tips to ensure that your website is up to date, and some tools to make that process easier!

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What was it that attracted you to Joomla? Was it simply the fact that it's free? Was it the thousands of available extensions? Or were you thrown into the deep-end of an existing Joomla-powered site? Whatever the reason, you might be missing out on an important benefit, that for this slow-learner, took five years to discover.

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I struggled with the necessity of this first article in an extension development series for a while, and finally decided that it was indeed a worthwhile post. It is important to make sure you build a proper foundation and there are several aspects of writing a Joomla! 3.0 component that should be planned right from the very first day. This is the first in a series of articles about extension development, which would not be complete without taking time to discuss the initial steps involved in planning and structuring the extension correctly. Here are those steps I have found to be most effective in beginning a successful Joomla! extension.

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In 2013 there will be more mobile devices capable of accessing the web than there will be computers. How do you present your Joomla!  website to your users accessing it from their mobile devices? A Mobile website is a website which has been optimized to work in a mobile browser. Using a mobile phone web browser one can directly access these websites. Mobile devices have unpredictable screen sizes and the speed of the internet connection can be low. The loading of images can take longer. This article will describe different approaches to mobilizing your Joomla! website.

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We are on the brink of a new shift in the web and Joomla has the opportunity to be an early adopter in this shift. Taking part will help place Joomla ahead of other open source CMS's in terms of functionality, increase website conversions, and result in an overall better user experience. So what is this shift I'm talking about? It's the dynamic personalization of a website for the individual visitor. In this JCM whiteboard I will be exploring this concept and challenging Joomla developers to embrace and develop this concept.

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Many Joomla businesses and marketers seem to hit this wall when they've created some great offer or download, yet find very few people converting on it. While there can be many reasons for this, one common theme I often see is an unbalanced marketing campaign strategy.

In this Joomla whiteboard we will be looking at the concept of builder vs driver marketing campaigns and how they should be balanced and developed as a part of your successful inbound marketing strategy.

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As we begin the new year, here is something to think on... "If you always put limit[s] on everything you do, physical or anything else, it will spread into your work and into your life. There are no limits. There are only plateaus, and you must not stay there – you must go beyond them." ~Bruce Lee

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Joomla içerik yönetim sisteminin SEO /SEF yapısındaki gelişmeleri tanımak için bile olsa Joomla 3.0 sürümünü kullanmayanların deneyimlemesi gerektiğine inanıyorum. Günümüzde websiteleri, arama motorlarının sürekli gelişen ve değişen algoritmalarına uyum sağlamak zorunda, hal böyleyken Joomla kullanan websiteleri mümkün olduğunca en yüksek sürümü kullanmaları bu uyum için atılacak en iyi adım olacaktır.

Joomla 3.0 ile bazı yararlı Joomla uyumlu eklerinin de yayımlanması ile beraber SEO konusunda dahan iyi bir deneyim sunmayı vaadediyor. Joomla 1.5 / 2.5 için birbirinden fonksiyonel ve bir o kadar da yararlı SEO eklentileri mevcuttu Set Generator Tag, SEOSimple, SEO Pagination, JoomSEF, J!Redirect 301, SH404sef bu eklentilerin en tercih edilenleri olmuştu.

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The International Translation Team members are a bit anonymous. They are all great contributors, but not really recognizable in the community. We want to change that! Let’s tell the Joomla Community who they are and share their experiences and expectations with the world!

 

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Joomla! takes security very seriously and is extremely proactive about fixing any issues that may arise. That doesn't mean that there isn't more you can do for your Joomla! website to protect it. Using SSL, you can enable a few features already built-in to Joomla! and protect from some easy exploits that may be taken against your site and users users. Better yet, SSL can be used for other features you may not even know about.

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