You Built This With Joomla? No Way!

You Built this with Joomla? No Way!

We held the Joomlashack Conference over 3 days in mid-November.

This was a free conference featuring over 20 of the best speakers from around the Joomla world.

I was amazed at how good the presentations were. We're currently editing all the videos and posting them to the Joomlashack YouTube channel.

This presentation was from Parth Lawate of TechJoomla. Parth is based in Pune, India. Their team produced some excellent Joomla extensions, including JGive for accepting donations and funding, and Shika, a Learning Management System.

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Custom Fields in Joomla: Build Whatever You Need

Custom Fields in Joomla: Build Whatever You Need

We held the Joomlashack Conference over 3 days in mid-November.

This was a free conference featuring over 20 of the best speakers from around the Joomla world.

I was amazed at how good the presentations were. We're currently editing all the videos and posting them to the Joomlashack YouTube channel.

This presentation on custom fields was by Carlos Cámara, a Joomla expert from Spain. Custom fields are a powerful feature which allows you to create amazing things with Joomla.

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Joomla 4: the JavaScript Parts

Joomla 4: the JavaScript Parts

We held the Joomlashack Conferenceover 3 days in mid-November.

This was a free conference featuring over 20 of the best speakers from around the Joomla world.

I was amazed at how good the presentations were. We're currently editing all the videos and posting them to the Joomlashack YouTube channel.

This presentation was from Dimitris Grammatiko. Dimitris is one of the most innovative developers in Joomla. When it comes to putting new technology into Joomla for the first time, Dimitris is normally involved. His latest innovation for Joomla was putting web components into the Joomla core.

Dimitris talks about the JavaScript goodness that is coming to Joomla 4. You will have an in-depth view to Joomla’s build tools, the vanilla scripts, the Web Components and the modern JavaScript that will be available in Joomla 4.

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How to Produce the Complete Deliverable for Your Joomla Project

How to Produce the Complete Deliverable for Your Joomla Project

We held the Joomlashack Conference over 3 days in mid-November.

This was a free conference featuring 20 of the best speakers from around the Joomla world.

I was amazed at how good the presentations were. We're currently editing all the videos and posting them to the Joomlashack YouTube channel.

This presentation (51:01) was from Duke Speer. I have known him for over a decade now. Duke is based in Park City, Utah. He has been deep inside non-profit and project management work.

He runs a company called Turntothepros.com and is a great guy and a great speaker. In this presentation, he talks about how to systematize your business so that every website you produce meets certain standards that become your brand and ensure long-lasting relationships with your client.

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How to Create Joomla Sites That Clients Love to Update

How to Create Joomla Sites That Clients Love to Update

We held the Joomlashack Conference over 3 days in mid-November.

This was a free conference featuring 20 of the best speakers from around the Joomla world.

I was amazed at how good the presentations were. We're currently editing all the videos and posting them to the Joomlashack YouTube channel.

This presentation was from SD Williams. SD is a really enthusiastic Joomla volunteer. She runs Joomla Day Chicago, one of the biggest Joomla Days event in the United States. In her presentation, SD shows you how to create self-maintainer Joomla sites that clients love to update.

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Security Best Practices for your Joomla Agency

Security Best Practices for your Joomla Agency

We held the Joomlashack Conference over 3 days in mid-November.

This was a free conference featuring 20 of the best speakers from around the Joomla world.

I was amazed at how good the presentations were. We're currently editing all the videos and posting them to the Joomlashack YouTube channel. There's a single playlist for all conference videos.

This presentation is from Vic Drover, the CEO of Watchful. We've written before about how we rely on Watchful here at Joomlashack.

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How Joomla Helped Build a Site for Writers, Readers and Publishers

How Joomla Helped Build a Site for Writers, Readers and Publishers

We held the Joomlashack Conference over 3 days in mid-November.

This was a free conference featuring 20 of the best speakers from around the Joomla world.

I was amazed at how good the presentations were. We're currently editing all the videos and posting them to the Joomlashack YouTube channel. There's a single playlist for all conference videos.

This presentation is from Robert Fairhead, from Sydney, Australia. It is his personal case study. This is the first presentation of this type where the speaker talks about one particular website they built, all the ins and outs and the challenges that were involved in building it.

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How to Optimize and Improve the Joomla Admin Area

How to Optimize and Improve the Joomla Admin Area

We held the Joomlashack Conference over 3 days in mid-November.

This was a free conference featuring 20 of the best speakers from around the Joomla world.

I was amazed at how good the presentations were. We're currently editing all the videos and posting them to the Joomlashack YouTube channel.

This presentation was from Peter Martin and shows you how to improve the Joomla admin area.

Peter's presentation has 101 different tips for improving your site. If you're a regular Joomla user, you may know several of them, but I 100% guarantee you'll come away from this talk with at least several great new ideas.

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Everything You Need to Know About Joomla 4 in One Video

Everything You Need to Know About Joomla 4 in One Video

We held the Joomlashack Conference over 3 days in mid-November.

This was a free conference featuring 20 of the best speakers from around the Joomla world.

I was amazed at how good the presentations were. We're currently editing all the videos and posting them to the Joomlashack YouTube channel. There's a single playlist for all conference videos.

The first presentation we've published is from George Wilson, one of Joomla's lead developers. I introduced George and joked that this was the conference keynote. George is such a humble guy that he brushed off that compliment. But there's no doubt that everyone interested in Joomla should watch George's talk.

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Introduction to Web Assets in Joomla 4

Introduction to Web Assets in Joomla 4

One of my favorite improvements in Joomla 4 is the "Web assets" feature. It allows you to load a set of JavaScript and CSS files in a specific order with a single call.

Let's say you want to load CSS or JavaScript files that depend on other files. For example, you may want to load a JavaScript file that depends on jQuery being loaded first.

In this short tutorial, I will show you how the "Web assets" feature of Joomla 4 works.

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