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My favorite Joomla resources

24 August 2009

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I am now basically using either Joomla or WordPress for all of my websites now and sometimes both on a single site. WordPress is simply the best blogging software available. Joomla, especially the add-on components is a great content management and user management piece of software. Undoubtedly, Joomla has its quirks, but I can get […]

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Joomla Day in Melbourne

6 February 2008


Last Sunday I went to Joomla Day in Melbourne. I have been using Joomla for a while now, even back when it was known as Mambo. My New Zealand property site and Japan Job site both run on Joomla. There were 130 people there packed into a lecture theater at Melbourne University. I can’t remember […]

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Options for creating your own social network

14 December 2007


This year really has been about social networks. Blogging, forums, personal webpages, groups and information sharing have all started to merge. Of course Facebook has dominated the space this year, but with privacy concerns becoming an issue, people might start looking for alternatives in the new year. I would expect lots of niche social networks […]

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Site upgrade and new template

7 March 2007


I just upgraded my last old mambo sit to Joomla. It is my New Zealand property site. I haven’t had much success with the site, so hopefully the new face lift will help give it a boost. I am also planning some new features for the site. I have now consolidated most of my sites […]

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10 things to do after installing Joomla on a new site

27 February 2007


1. Change the Metadata. Site -> Metadata and change the site description and keywords to something appropriate to your site. 2. Turn on Search Engine Friendly URLs. Site -> SEO. Make sure you rename the file htaccess.txt to .htaccess which is located in the base install of your Joomla site. 3. Turn on Log Search […]

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