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

  • Attending the Joomla World Conference #JWC17 as a team member
    Last month I attended the Joomla World Conference #JWC17 in Rome, Italy. Since my first JWC visit to Vancouver last year, I've joined a couple of global teams including Showcase, Certification and the Joomla Community Magazine (JCM), where...

  • Volunteer to Learn
    Help a non-profit while helping yourself! Broaden your CMS horizons and give back to the community at the same time. I’ll share how I learned the Joomla! CMS and how I continue to expand my capabilities. Just getting started with Joomla? Read on.  
  • Episode IV - A new User Interface for the Joomla Backend
    On November 17, the first Alpha for Joomla 4 was released. Whilst this release was intended for developers to check their extensions as soon as possible for their compatibility the Joomla 4 User Interface Team has something nice in store for you. In the last few years, we have been...

  • GSoC at the Joomla World Conference 2017
    GSoC 2017 was also Joomla’s 10th anniversary in the program. At the Joomla World Conference, 5 students and their mentors came together, meeting for the first time in person. The event also offered the opportunity for Students, Mentors and Admins of the program to share their experience with the program...

  • Nova pesquisa da industria Joomleira de 2017
    Em 2017 depois de alguns anos, sendo mais direto, a última pesquisa saiu em 2013. Fez aniversário  Com isso resolvi mais uma vez fazer esta pesquisa. A ideia é a mesma, conhecer melhor a comunidade. Entender melhor a comunidade, quem são as pessoas por trás dela ? Temos os resultados, alguns comentados...

  • 10 Webdesign trends of 2018
    2017 is on the way out, and now we are looking forward to a very bright year for web design and Joomla! Design styles over the past few years have been shifting toward the more minimal model, and the web is looking very standardized at the moment, but some new...

  • Joomla Day Poland: Become an Eagle of Joomla!
    This was the motto of this year's JoomlaDay Poland 2017! This two-day event is an annual event for users and fans of this amazing content management system. Every year it is organized in another place, and this time we met in the capital of the West Pomeranian Province - in...

  • Joomla 4 Alpha is Out
    On November 17, the first Alpha for Joomla 4 was released during my talk at Joomla World Conference, with a second quickly released after the Joomla In Action sessions. This release was intended for developers to check their extensions for compatibility with the new version, and showcases some of the...

  • Joomla 4 - Custom Elements
    Probably you are already aware that the first couple of Alpha versions of Joomla 4 have been released, and if you were curious enough you may have already installed it locally. If you did so then you may have noticed that the first page when you logged into administrator contained...

  • Choosing the Right Extension
    The Joomla! Extensions Directory (JED) lists nearly 8000 extensions - finding the best one for your website can sometimes be a tedious task. We have all selected an extension that hasn't been quite right for our needs. This article will cover tools available on JED that will aid your search,...

  • JUG Round Up September 2017
    Welcome to the JUG Round Up! It's time to see what's been happening with Joomla! User Groups around the world. Many thanks to Sandra Thevenet for the new cover image for the JUGs. Thank you, Sandra!

  • The Joomla September Issue
    September is here and we bring you another issue of JCM with news from and to the global Joomla Community. Also, we expect the release of Joomla 3.8 to happen towards the end of the month. Read, comment and share. We thank all our readers for their support.
  • Joomla to attend World Hosting Days USA
    In the past two years, Joomla's outreach has grown beyond the usual JWC, JAB and JoomlaDay's by working with several hosting conferences. Joomla's first experience at HostingCon Global 2016 gave us great insight into the current perception of the project, fantastic advice from media and hosting experts, and opened the...

  • 8 Steps to Setting Up Joomla That Most People Forget
    When it comes to setting up Joomla, we all think that just setting it up is everything you need to know. In this post I'll teach you a few of the new things Joomla has come out with that all site owners and newbies should know about before setting up.

  • Joomla! World Conference – What’s in it for me?
    I had a conversation about JWC with Hugh Douglas-Smith, a contributor for the JED Team, en-GB Team and is in charge of the JWC 2017 marketing. He shared with me an interesting testimonial and I would like to share with the readers of the magazine. 
  • Joomla! to attend Merge / CMS Summit 2017
    CMS Summit will bring together developers, integrators, designers, experts, and users with other Merge attendees ranging from start-ups, hosting companies, funding, digital media and legal experts to domain owners looking for advice and help with launching their site.  The conference will offer much more than sessions and training by creating...

  • Joomla! On Community Leadership.
    Jab17 was an opportunity for several of our newly-elected members of OSM's leadership to meet with the Joomlers who were attending the conference in Krakow, Poland, for a drink a chat and brainstorming. 


  • A chilly Joomla! Day in Arusha.
      Welcome to Arusha, the town so calm, so beautiful, so welcoming. You should come here if you can afford it. Endless queues of tourist are arriving here in their numbers....You wonder why, but when you are here, everything makes sense, makes peace. Driving in Arusha I can see how a...

  • How to implement Google Tag Manager Environments with Joomla templates
    A problem we have faced in our Joomla development work has been ensuring that the correct Google Tag Manager environment code is being deployed with the right environments - for example in our development environments we need to deploy the container code from GTM related to the dev environment, but...

  • Joomla Docs Team Leader: Sandra Thevenet
    In this issue, Sandra Thevenet takes us on a quick tour of the Joomla! Documentation website.  She oversees and contributes to the creation, edition of the documents, as well as their translations into several different languages. If you have a question about Joomla, this is the first place you must go to.