Issues by Year

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

As President of OSM you travel to many JoomlaDay events around the world. What was unique about JDay Colombia?

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Performance and optimization for websites are important especially when 20% and above of your visitors come from mobile. Mobile visitors often use slower connections than what is required from your website to load fast. Once a new website is finished, deployed and everything is working correctly, it can slow down as more and more as visitor traffic increases. What can you do in these cases? How can you improve website performance and optimize Apache? Read on for the answers...

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It seems like only yesterday, we were congratulating Robin on posting his 10,000th post on the Joomla Forums. This time of year, as we celebrate Joomla's 7th birthday, it only seems fitting to recognize another forum member for their dedication to the project.

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Joomla Ukrainian community continues to acquaint you with Ukraine. This is the fourth part of the project "Joomla! in Ukraine" which is dedicated to education and universities.

We continue our journey through the famous Ukrainian sites created on the Joomla CMS.

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In this article I'm going to show you how you can make use of Interceptor Filters via annotations within a Joomla application. It makes use of the principle of Aspect-Oriented Programming.

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As you may know, this last summer I was elected for the Google Summer of Code program and I created a Languages Installer Tool for Joomla! CMS. Now this project has become a reality in Joomla 2.5.7 and 3.0, and more features will be coming soon...

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It all began in 2009. My father was working at Kurgan TV Centre, our regional television station, which is a subsidiary of Moscow Centre. The company website was built on TYPO3 CMS, but it was very broken. Finally it crashed and was rebuilt in Joomla 1.5 That's when I came in…

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If you've ever promoted a conference, you probably know what an important role sponsors play in the success of the event. Sponsors can help with generating working capital, getting the word out and with the overall production of the conference. The reality is, securing a sponsor is much harder than you may think. To secure the right sponsor takes a mix of an irresistible sponsorship offering mixed with creative thinking and relationship building. In this blog we will explore some key concepts in how to secure the perfect sponsor.

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The new Joomla! 3.x series is mobile ready and comes with a complete new user interface. The book covers the standard term support release Joomla! 3.0

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JoomlaDay Poland was held on Saturday and Sunday, September 22 and 23, 2012 at the Malta's Training and Conference Center in Poznań, Poland's fifth largest city. I would like to share with you a few impressions from this inaugural event.

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The Joomla! 3.0 release came out on schedule last week, and it really puts Joomla on the CMS map in exciting new ways. We are blazing a new trail, being true to the evolution of technology and the ingenuity of the community that drives our project.

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Joomla – the stuff great CMS's are made of! A lot happened in September – Joomla had a birthday, and also gave birth to Joomla 3.0, weighing in at 7.7 MB...

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The First Joomla World Conference will be happening next month. If you haven't gotten your tickets yet, here are a few reasons why you should! 

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Google has been tweaking its algorithms (the systems it uses to identify how relevant it's links are to the search terms entered) over the years, with a view to improving the user experience, and promoting results which are more relevant and abide by their recommended guidelines relating to search engine optimisation. Two updates were released in recent history which have hit some sites particularly hard. This article will cover the Google update first seen in February 2011 and later rolled out internationally in August 2011 known as 'Panda' or 'Farmer', and the more recent Penguin update.

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Extension developers provided large number of extensions for Joomla!. But as you know, some of them are not compatible with many templates. Also, in many cases Joomla! extensions do not have standard style and script designs, and because of this many users force to hack the extensions. In this article I am going to explain 20 suggestions for better style and script designing of Joomla! extensions, and maybe these simple techniques and patterns will help you!

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You may have noticed recently that extra bits of information have started appearing in search results, perhaps photos of the author, reviews of a product, maps showing the location of a store or links which allow you to jump to a certain location within a page. 

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There are JoomlaDay events in Berlin, Germany, Tel-Aviv, Israel, Sofia, Bulgaria, Sydney Australia in October.

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Can't find a Joomla template that fits your needs? Want to take a crack at building your own template, but don't know where to start? There are some great tutorials out there, but if code turns you off then don't run for the hills! A template framework is just what you need.

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To execute an ambitious design, and to connect with customers who are on the move and using mobile devices, a record label owner turned to Joomla! 2.5. The results sound sweet.

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To build a good website is hard; to find a good website host isn't any easier. Seriously, a large number of web hosting services exist on the market today. Choosing a suitable hosting provider in general and a web hosting provider in particular should depend on what type of Joomla site you want to have: hobby, blog, or e-commerce site.

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