Joomla Blog Posts from Around the Web (week 43)

Hjoomla-week-43ere are some interesting Joomla blog posts I found during week 43.

Joomla 1.5.22 was released last week, JoomlaWorks released a CDN plugin for Joomla, I found a great blog post from about plugin order, and there are some posts about the growth of and the branding of the Joomla project, to mention some of this week's top stories.

Enjoy the read and have a great week!


Joomla! 1.5.22 Released

The Joomla Project announces the immediate availability of Joomla 1.5.22 [senu takaa ama woi]. This is a security release, and we recommend users upgrade immediately.

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Plugin order is important

Written by Peter van Westen

Something most Joomla! website managers/administrators will not often look at is the Plugin Manager.
However, understanding plugin ordering can save your site from problems.Usually installing a plugin (a type of Joomla! extension) will not raise any eyebrows. However, sometimes plugins will not work correctly or will even cause other stuff to break.

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New Extended Cache & CDN plugin for Joomla! 1.5.x

Written by JoomlaWorks

It's been a great tool for us the past year so we decided to release this cool little plugin to the public.

The "Extended Cache & CDN" plugin for Joomla! 1.5.x is based upon the default Joomla! "Page Cache" plugin but it extends it in such a way so you have more control over what is cached.

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Written by Steve Burge

During October, the Joomla project hit another milestone in its continued growth: attracted 6 million visits for the very first time.6 million visitors not only shows how popular Joomla is, it also shows substantial growth. Traffic has grown 50% in just the last two years!

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Spread Gerenal Statistics of Joomla - Why not?

Written by Emerson Rocha Luiz

I would like to think: why not go a bit more far?Let think about some general information about Joomla, not aimed for final users, but for developers, JUGs and Joomla Entusiasts.

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Joomla Branding & Messaging

Written by Steve Burge

Over the last few weeks it has been wonderful to see the work being done by the redesign team.Recently Kyle, who's leading the redesign effort, published a post entitled Branding & Messaging. He wanted your answers to questions...

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Supporting MooTools 1.12 and 1.2

Written by Djamil Legato

Joomla 1.5 introduced a standard JavaScript library in the form of MooTools 1.11. Over its lifetime Joomla has first upgraded to MooTools 1.12 and more recently with the advent of Joomla 1.5.19 provided support via a mootools 'upgrade' plugin, to enable MooTools 1.2. MooTools 1.12 is now based on a 6 year old JavaScript framework, and since its inception, MooTools has continually evolved, the API has been updated, optimizations have been made, and new features added.

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Google Releases mod_pagespeed

Written by Alex Blewitt

Google has released mod_pagespeed, a module for Apache HTTPD to speed up serving web pages. It claims to double speed by adding HTTP cache friendly messages without having to make changes to the web applications that are hosted in it.

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Nominate Editors Picks

Written by Thomas Kahl

The community is allowed to nominate Joomla Extensions for "Editors Picks" on the Joomla Extensions Directory (JED). Don't ask me why it should make sense to let the users nominate - is it still an "Editors Pick" then? I don't think so.

There are a lot of Twitter messages begging for nominations. Also Virtuemart_Twit (the Twitter-Account of the Virtuemart Team) has asked the community for nominating Virtuemart.

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