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Everyone has an opinion.
Here's mine. What's yours?

The JoeJoomla Blog

Everyone has an opinion. Here's mine. What's yours?
Top 5 Tips

Your website project should be fun and rewarding but it also requires you to be responsible for making sound technological decisions. This is especially important when you use a Content Management System (CMS) for your website. You never start out expecting to be part of a horror story but poor decisions can create chaos where websites are concerned. Here are the top 5 tips to keep your website project from becoming a nightmare...

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Change Joomla

I get to sound off about all my personal opinions on Joomla in this blog. I also let you have your say. But for this blog entry let's turn it around and make it all about YOUR Joomla! opinion.

On Saturday, March 14, 2015 I will be doing a presentation called "Joomla Entanglement - How to Leverage Your Influence” at JoomlaDay Boston in Boston, Massachusetts. I’m inviting the people in my session to give their opinion about what Joomla! should be doing different or how the Joomla! project should be run.

Here's a question to help get you started...

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Joomla Culture

I love Joomla but some of it’s culture needs to change. This is a huge topic so I’m only going to deal with Joomla versioning in this blog post. Before we get started you need to know that the following is my personal opinion only and does not reflect in any way an official view of the Joomla project or Open Source Matters. If you are clear on that then we are good to go…

Sometimes it seems that Joomla is immensely popular in spite of itself...

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Momentum

When it comes to using hardware or software we are either early adopters or we jump in after a thing becomes popular for one reason or another. The Joomlasphere is made up of people who have been involved with Joomla! from the very beginning and those who jumped in along the way. Joomla! is at version 3 now. {tip Clicking this link will open a new window and take you to a poll. ::We are sorry but this poll is now closed}When did you get involved?{/tip}

JoeJoomla started at Joomla! version 1.0. There was a huge community of Joomla! users that formed around this initial version. Many were from an open source project called Mambo which forked to become Joomla. JoeJoomla learned...

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