Issues by Year

May

My wife and I recently moved to Nagoya, Japan and we decided to write a blog to chronicle our experiences. I threw one together using Joomla! and, though I'm a developer and know better than to attempt any real design, I'm not entirely without a sense of style.

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In part 1 of this 3 part series I will discuss the fundamental differences in the types of information requests we receive from potential clients and how to process that information so that you can both qualify and respond to those requests in the proper manner. First let’s discuss the three types of requests and the differences between them.

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In this tutorial, we will show how to convert a Joomla 1.5 template to Joomla 2.5 template. We will take default Joomla 1.5 template "rhuk_milkyway" as an example and convert it to Joomla 2.5 native compatible template.

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There is a way to increase the services your agency offers, increase production capacity and in turn boost your revenue potential. At first this might seem too good to be true, however, it’s not. All of this can more can be done through strategic and planned out subcontracting of work to third parties such as developers, designers or even other agencies.

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“Is it worth the money to work with a Joomla! web design agency, or should I continue to do it myself?” For many Joomla! users, this question probably has passed through your mind with no clear answer. Working with an experienced Joomla! web design agency has many pros and cons and requires a great deal of thought and planning. In this article, we will examine why partnering with a Joomla! web design agency could be the best business decision you could make. 

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With an old, out-of-date Drupal site getting maliciously and successfully hacked every week, Truthout was looking for answers. A few months later, with a complicated Drupal to Joomla! migration behind us, Truthout transitioned to a new, stable, and flexible Joomla! Platform with room to grow.

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Joomla Ukrainian community continues to acquaint you with Ukraine. This is part three of our project "Joomla! in Ukraine". In this review, you can meet with government agencies, nonprofit organizations, learn about the festival and musical tastes, plunge into the media space and learn about education in Ukraine. We continue our journey through the famous Ukrainian sites created on the Joomla CMS.

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Over the past few weeks I've noticed a few more websites appearing online using parallax methods in their designs with some very impressive results.

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The Joomla! Events Team is happy to announce the launch of a new website dedicated for Joomla! events such as Joomla! Days, Joomla! Conferences, and Joomla! User Group Meetings.

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I had the opportunity to join two recent JoomlaDays: JoomlaDay New England on March 31, and JoomlaDagen Nederland (JoomlaDay Netherlands) on April 21 and 22. I had a wonderful time at both of these events, and I would like to share some about my experiences.

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For many extension developers and businesses the thought of a multilingual website never crosses our mind. However, supporting multiple languages can pay off with great dividends such as increased conversions rates, more traffic and a broader global reach. When creating a multilingual site there is much to consider and it’s really all about localization and knowing the culture. Below you will find 6 powerful tips to make your project a success.

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Social ecologist Peter F. Drucker once said, “Until we can manage time, we can manage nothing else.” Never is this truer than when describing the importance of time management skills for business owners.

Tell me if this sounds familiar: You head into the office feeling great only to open a seemingly never-ending to-do list that completely flusters you throwing the entire day of balance while leaving you feeling utterly helpless and stretched too thin.

This situation, while never completely unavoidable, is something that can be mastered over time by following these simple steps towards successfully managing your time. 

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As we all know, Joomla is a volunteer project made of up dedicated community members from around the world. It is the diversity and commitment of these members which makes Joomla so powerful, that and of course, the platform and framework behind it! There is a lot going on around the Joomla world…

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Here's what's been happening around the project in April…

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How to set up a better user experience for your clients — while enhancing usability — by using ACL on the back end of Joomla

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May 2012 brings us JoomlaDay Brazil - Ribeirão Preto; the CMS Expo Learning and Business Conference in the USA, and J and Beyond, an International Joomla! conference in Germany.

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April 12th Christine and I attended the first Joomla!Day in Mashhad, Iran.

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