Joomla! Community-Magazin
Joomla Community Magazine - April 2018 Issue
Helping members of the Joomla! community connect with each other and share their stories. We would love to publish yours!

  • J&Beyond 2018 - Become a Jeck!
    The Joomla community is made up of passionate volunteers, that truly believe in the idea of Open Source. They invest tremendous amounts of time to improve the CMS, provide support to other users or spread the word of Joomla’s awesomeness – and the better part of those people is completely...

  • Kigali Hosts the Sixth CMS Africa Summit
    Kigali went live last week as it hosted the sixth edition of the CMS Africa summit. CMS Africa is an organisation that champions the use of technology (open source) to change the way we develop economies. The Summit brings together both global and Africa-based speakers and delegates. It is a...

  • Joomla 4 Testing Code Sprint Cologne 2018
    Testing code is an important part of software development, and automated testing should make sure that ongoing development doesn’t break existing functionality. Therefore, automated testing is very important in the quality management of our product Joomla!

  • Privacy by default and GDPR, examples and best practises
    EU citizens will soon expect that their personal data will by default be processed more carefully, transparently and only for the purposes for which they provided their explicit consent. The General Data Privacy Regulation (GDPR) introduces many improvements to personal data protection. It doesn’t matter whether the service provider is...

  • Case Study: Joomla 1.0.15/Fireboard 1.0 to Joomla 3.8.6/Kunena v5 Migration
    Recently we were approached by the Chairpersons of the Carson City Coin Collectors of America. We were told that they most likely would have to shut down their Joomla 1.0.15 website with a Fireboard 1.0.3 forum, as they had not been able to find a Joomla Developer to assist them....

  • How our JUG worked towards 7 new Aussie Joomla! Certified Administrators
    On 28 March 2018, the Joomla! User Group Melbourne hosted the first ever Joomla! Certification exam in Melbourne, Australia. We ended up with 7 new Joomla! Administrators, from 8 people who chose to sit the exam (and the 8th who was quite new to...

  • The April Issue
    It's April and in the Northern Hemisphere, it is associated with Spring, when flowers bloom. And the Joomla Community Magazine is blooming with yet another great issue for our readers.


  • An Interview With: Alison Meeks, Social Media Team
    An interview with Alison Meeks, Social Media Team Lead and Administrator of the Joomla Facebook Group.


  • How far can we go with Joomla! and Custom Fields?
    As you may know, Custom Fields were introduced in 2017 with the release of Joomla 3.7. Many of us are aware of their existence, but not everybody has already realised how powerful these are or had the opportunity to exploit them. The idea of this article is to present a few...

  • An Interview With: Rowan Hoskyns Abrahall, President, Open Source Matters
    Rowan Hoskyns Abrahall commenced as new President of Open Source Matters on 25 March 2018. The Joomla Community Magazine had the opportunity to interview her in person during JoomlaDay Florida 2018 in the US. We talked about what she expects from the role, and what we should expect from her...