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Joomla! Search Engine Optimization title released

My latest book with Packt Publishing was released today: Joomla! Search Engine Optimization. The name pretty much says it all — this is a highly focused specialty text concerning how to achieve search engine optimization with a Joomla-powered website.

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A Bible for Joomla!

My newest title, the Joomla! Bible, is out today — here’s the press release: Global publisher John Wiley & Sons has released the newest title in their Bible series — The Joomla! Bible. The title, authored by Ric Shreves, provides the most comprehensive documentation yet released for the award-winning Joomla!...

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Securing the Joomla! core

Security is not one single thing; it is a process, a set of steps that need to be taken in order to achieve a result. The process begins with your server settings and the Joomla! core files. If you fail to make this base level of the system secure, than...

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Improving Front End Content Management Work Flow

If you have ever worked with the front end content management workflow in the default Joomla! system, you will appreciate that, straight out of the box, it is not as user-friendly as you might like it to be (indeed, some might say that is a generous description!). Nonetheless, it remains...

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Joomla! Performance Tips

The struggle for optimal site performance is a battle all web designers & site owners face from time to time. You see a lot of sites on the web that load slowly or perform poorly. While some sites have hosting issues, most are simply built without performance in mind. Joomla!,...

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50 Top Joomla! Extensions

With more than 4,000 Extensions in the Joomla! Extensions Directory, one of the most daunting aspects of selecting a Joomla! Extension is finding the right tool for the job. With thousands of Extensions to choose from, you are sometimes faced with multiple options that appear to achieve your goals. While there...

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Open Source CMS Social Resources

I received a request the other day from someone interested in finding social networking-type resources focused on open source content management systems. A good question, and one that I thought might make a useful list of resources. I did a bit of looking around at the larger networks and found...

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