Issues by Year

Read up on the latest news and views from Joomla authors around the world.

As web developers our projects are complex and Project Management Systems (PMS) are essential to our success. A great PMS has many benefits but if you're using one that is under powered or isn't a good fit you can really be hindering your team's productivity and workflow. Modern PMS' offer more complete business solutions bundling CRM, invoicing, time tracking and more. Below we will explore some of today's best PMS' so you can determine which would be the best fit for your organization.

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Joomla is powerful, but is it easy to use? Some people agree with that, but some people don't since they find it hard to start using Joomla. You know, it is not easy for a newbie to define front-end items in the back-end, change module positions, etc. Read on to find out how you can solve these problems...

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Joomla! We have a problem! It is accepted that the documentation of Joomla! could be improved. We need not dwell on the shortcomings. We would prefer to write about our plan for a new approach and, as we describe the benefits, lightly touch on those difficulties which the proposal addresses. 

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Joomla Powers the Web in Chicago and Beyond: August 10 - 11, 2012
2 full days of Joomla Content Management System fun and excitement. This event is the LARGEST  Joomla Day conference in the United States. Connect with Entrepreneurs, Business Leaders, Industry Experts, and Visionaries to Learn New Sales, Growth, and Marketing Techniques.

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Since March 2007, over 30 million copies of the Joomla software have been downloaded according to Joomla.org. Joomla is the world's most popular full-featured Content Management System (CMS) and powers approximately 2.7% of the 1,000,000 largest websites in the world. These websites are in a variety of fields, such as education, arts, media, sports, business, science, technology, health, etc.

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I first heard about Liam while at JAB12. Sander Potjer told me about this remarkable 10-year-old in The Netherlands who has been involved with Joomla since 2010, so I contacted him to ask if we could interview him for the JCM. Grab a Stroopwafel and get to know Liam Edwards!

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Joomla! Nous avons un problème! Tout le monde est d'accord que la documentation Joomla! pourrait être améliorée. Nous n'allons pas nous attardez sur ses lacunes. Nous préférons écrire une nouvelle approche et décrire ses bénéfices tout en parcourant les difficultés actuelles. Cet article est destiné à vous stimuler. Si vous pensez qu'il y a un problème que nous n'avons pas traiter, merci de nous en faire part en utilisant les commentaires en dessous de cet article. Nous aimons vos remarques. Nous avons besoin de vos remarques. Nous avons besoin de votre aide. Merci pour votre participation.

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It seems the Joomla community has embraced Twitter as a social hub for communication and content distribution, making Twiter the most active social network for Joomla users. With so much activity about Joomla on twitter, how can you effectively grow your Twitter following? In this article we will be examining six creative ways to boost your Twitter followers.

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Africa has over a billion people. But with just one registered domain per 10 000 people, it is a continent crying out for local content. We are bridging that gap, using technology to directly connect people who want to know what's going on in their area, all day, every day.

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In Part 1 of this series we discussed the fundamental differences in the types of information requests we receive. In Part 2 we discussed the proposal process and how to increase your chances of becoming the vendor of choice. In this final Part 3 of our series, we will discuss what happens after you have made the sale and how to protect yourself with a contract.

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In the July 2012 Happy Birthday issue of the JCM, it's up, up and away with another month of Joomla! leadership updates!

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The Joomla! Community Magazine celebrates its 2nd birthday this month! Since July 2010, there have been 503 articles published in 18 languages. According to Google Analytics, we have had 1,118,483 unique visits to the site, with 1,769,164 page views! Not bad for a two year old!

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Volunteering to help with Joomla! is fun! Check here for listings of current volunteer openings throughout the Joomla! project that have been posted in the "Help wanted in the community” forum.

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The Problem: Testing software has been a huge challenge as long as software has been around. A big part of this is the simple mathematics of if / then statements.

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One of the most depressing things in the internet world is when you discover your website has been hacked. The uncertainty and mistrust can terrify administrators and worse - your customers. For that purpose we created this guide. It aims to provide simple rules for protecting your Joomla! websites.

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