Joomla blog posts from around the web (07/11)

joomla-week-07Here are some interesting Joomla blog posts I found during week 7.

This week, features a post about how the United Kingdom Ministry of Defence uses Joomla.

Now Joomla information is in many languages!

Change your language files to 1.6 versions

U.K. Ministry of Defence Uses Joomla

Written by Steve Burge

Late last year we featured a very high profile United Kingdom government website using Joomla.  This week another such website was launched by the U.K.'s Ministry of Defence. The Stabilisation Unit is a government division to provide expert support to fragile and conflict-states.

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Drinking a pint of Joomla in Ireland

Written by Ryan Ozimek

When I wrote to the folks in the Joomla User Group Dublin a few weeks ago, saying that I'd be in town for an event, I told them I thought it would be great if I could meet a couple members of their community.  Maybe something like a small user group meeting, talking about some of their Joomla ideas and swapping Joomla success stories.

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Joomla! Information soon in Many Languages!

Written by Peter Martin

Most people are aware that Joomla is an international community and consists of much more than the English-only family of sites.  Many non-English countries have their own language-specific resources such as localized websites, documentation and forums.  So how do we bring internationalization to the main sites?

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eBay identified as Magento's Invester also involved with Joomla

Written by Amy Stephen

Those following Magento know that it is an exceptional open source eCommerce solution and that it announced significant private funding last March from an undisclosed source. Today, Magento confirmed reports that eBay is the source of that funding and responsible for helping grow the company from 90 to over 230 employees.

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Joomla CSS 1.5 and 1.6 classes and ID's

Written by Rob van Oudheusden

I read a post on this site of Harry B, a member, who was searching for acurate information about the core classes and id's of joomla 1.6. I have made a site only for this subject, with many examples. If anyone here is interested in this subject I will add some articels about CSS of Joomla 1.6 in this blog. In het meantime you can  visit the website at It is free, you don't have to register or pay or anything like that.

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Joomla Wiki: Upgrading a Joomla 1.5 extension to Joomla 1.6

Written by Amy Stephen

In reviewing the Joomla! Wiki today, I found that the resource Upgrading a Joomla 1.5 extension to Joomla 1.6 has taken GREAT strides forward. In reviewing the history, it appears we have Marius van Rijnsoever to thank for his work detailing the various changes he found in migrating jFusion.

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Joomlashack gives Joomlapraise Enterprise

Written by Gary Gisclair

Joomlashack just recently released the Enterprise template. We're happy to announce that Joomlapraise users will have access to this template on the Joomlapraise site.

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Gantry Framework beta for Joomla 1.6 Released

Written by Andy Miller

We are pleased to announce the release our first beta of the Gantry Framework for Joomla 1.6. This was a major update and large portions of the admin were re-written to be more usable and also to better integrate with the Joomla 1.6 API. Please download and test this version with your Joomla 1.6 installations and let us know any issues or bugs that you find.

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Adding module positions to Zen Grid templates

Written by Anthony Olsen

Even though the Zen Grid Framework comes with a plethora of module positions you may at times want to add your own module position to your customised layout. The process for doing this is relatively straight forward and for the most part doing so follows the standard Joomla 1.5 conventions.

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Read 5038 times Originally published on Friday, 18 February 2011 12:46
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