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Joomla CMS technology

History of Joomla – an Essay

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What do you actually know about content management systems? Judging by the name, these are some special tools that are helpful in creating and/or managing web content. CMS is created for programmers mainly: their availability allows designing the templates and customizing them.

When a person, distant from everything connected with the IT, gets a task to write about one of the CMS, the process turns into a true nightmare right after the assignment is given. Yet, you won’t solve the problem with a quill. A quality sample is what can become your true assistant.

History of Joomla and Its Place in the CMS Rate

If you are looking for one of the most widely-spread open source CMS online, choose Joomla. Like many other similar systems, this one has already become an awesome assistant in polishing data online on small and big corporate sites, stores, portals, personal pages, and numerous forums.

The variety of options offered by Joomla is impressive. With its assistance, a user can create the content, design it, and manage online. The latest research proves that this system was downloaded over 2,500,000 times from around the world during the very first year of existence. From 2007 to 2011 it was downloaded 21,000,000 times. And today, it has nearly 6,000 commercial and free add-ons. Does it mean that regular users know more about Joomla history than others? Unfortunately, it doesn’t. So, what are the things you need to be aware of, and what people managed to make the system worthy? Continue reading

The AI-Driven Joomla eCommerce Website: Why You Don’t Just Want It, You Need It

computer screen on a desk ready to show a joomla ecommerce website

Regardless of what industry you find yourself talking about, the words “artificial intelligence” are bound to be mentioned at some point of the conversation, especially if you’re speaking with someone who is technology-inclined. And the high level of attention that is accorded to this technology is rightly given. It could probably be, after all, one of the most disruptive technologies of our time since the first car, which ended up replacing horse-drawn carriages.

Because artificial intelligence is such a popular topic, some of you may be here out of curiosity. So, for the sake of those who aren’t as well-versed in web development as our usual audience, I’m going to give a brief introduction on some of the key concepts involved. Continue reading

5 Tips to Improve your Inbound Marketing Plan for Joomla Website

Inbound Marketing

Unlike outbound marketing where a marketer has to go out to grab the prospects’ attention, an inbound marketing strategy that uses different ways such as webinars, SEO eBooks, blogs, social networks, and whitepapers to attract prospects and improve their brand awareness.

Inbound marketing involves four important steps. These include attracting prospects, converting them into buyers, the close, and keeping them engaged.

Note that an inbound marketing strategy is easy to understand, but its implementation process isn’t a walk in the park, so you should also consider using a digital marketing company such as ‘corePHP’ to help you achieve your goals.

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How Should You Optimize Your Joomla Website for Better Ranking?

Enhance your Joomla website SEO

Search engine optimization is a basic need when you have a Joomla website to manage. There are so many integral parts of the SEO management techniques and when you implement the right ones for your website you can ensure that your site is actually getting better exposure online and the search performances are also enhanced to a great extent. There are different hosting platforms for the website and choosing the right option for your business is important. The business owner and the marketer often opt for the Joomla website which is feature packed and makes your business works much easier than any other option that you have. Continue reading

Update to Joomla 3.4.6 Today!

Joomla! 3.4.6 Security Update

The Joomla! development team released Joomla 3.4.6 today to address a critical security issue impacting ALL versions of Joomla! Are you one of the thousands of website which have not been updated yet to the latest version? If you are, contact ‘corePHP’ today to help ease your concerns and minimize the nerves regarding updating your site. More often than not, a website will go not be updated due to the lack in comfort with tackling the task internally. Don’t risk your site’s security and contact us today to ensure your security is not put into jeopardy. Update to Joomla 3.4.6 today! Continue reading

Choosing Your eCommerce Cart Just Got Easier

paGO Commerce is the easy choice for professional grade eCommerce

Ease of use, future proof code, one-page checkout, and a focus enterprise makes paGO an easy choice.

If you haven’t seen much of the ‘corePHP’ team lately at events or on the forums don’t worry! It’s because we’ve been uber-focused on development for our great clients, with particular focus on eCommerce sites using paGO Commerce. Some sites are going live this month, and we couldn’t be more excited.  This week, we’ll be at JoomlaDay Minnesota to show off paGO Commerce and how well it integrates with today’s leading Content Marketing & Sales automation solutions.

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2015 Top Free Joomla Extensions For Beginners

Top five free Joomla extensions for beginners

Here are our picks for the Top 5 Free Joomla Extensions for beginners, assembled by ‘corePHP’s Son Koral.

There inevitably comes a moment during a Joomla! User Group meetup when someone asks the question “What’s the best free Joomla Extension?” Usually it has to do with something that they’re trying to accomplish, but over the years of running the local Joomla User Group in Detroit, Michigan, I’ve noticed that without fail, some of the same extensions keep coming up, and being discussed every time. Continue reading

New Joomla 3.4 Release Hits The Market

Joomla 3.4 - Do more.

Joomla 3.4 launched today. Here are many of its new features. Image credit: Chiara

As previously reported in our ‘corePHP’ update as anticipated, Joomla developers and community members today released Joomla version 3.4, with many notable improvements. The major improvements to Joomla’s version 3.4 release include simplified front-end content editing, performance improvements, additional high-level security measures, Composer integration, as well as over 700 bug fixes.

In this new Joomla 3.4 release, front-end editing of Joomla modules is now working beautifully. This key feature has been on the roadmap for years, but only today, after a lot of work by Joomla Production Leadership Team of Joomla developers, front-end module editing is now a reality. This gives site content editors important access to perform content creation and editing without requiring back-end Admin access. Continue reading

A New Year Wish From Joomla

Sarah Watz New Years wishes from Joomla

Today, Sarah Watz, 2014-2015 President of Open Source Matters, shares this New Years wish for you in video form, from her home: “It’s a beautiful day! It’s blue skies, it’s sun and it’s snow, so what more can you ask for for New Year’s Even in Stockholm, Sweden…Thank you for your passion…I’m looking forward to 2015…to celebrate Joomla’s 10th year anniversary.”

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