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Stay updated with all the latest happenings at Techjoomla. From news about the developments in your favourite extensions to Tips & Tricks about the Joomla CMS, Framework & Development.

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Building an association website with Joomla

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Associations are engulfed with many challenges. Some of the typical challenges faced by associations are as follows.A typical association website involves the following aspects.Why use Joomla?Joomla is a powerful CMS that powers more than 8% of the websites on the internet. Joomla is SEO friendly, secure, and is supported by an ever-growing Joomla ...
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Joomla for News Portals

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News Portals require a unique combination of features. If you are thinking about creating your own news portal, several requirements will come to the fore.

In this blog, we will touch upon various features needed for news portals & how Joomla can help you create your own news portal. 

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Adding Business Intelligence (BI) & Analytical reporting to your reports with the Google data studio integration for TJ Reports

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Data Studio is a powerful product from Google for power users that allows you to easily create great looking, interactive reports & dashboards that use data from various sources. With TJ Reports we have a powerful reporting system that lets you build reports with features like CSV exports and reports available via API. With this integration you get the ability to add powerful visualisations & do insightful reporting for Business Intelligence. 

With this release, all reports from TJ Reports are available in a Google Data Studio connecter. You can use this to build your own visualisations in Google Data Studio. You should be able to use this any extension using Google Data Studio. 

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Web Development Trends to Look Forward to in 2020 and tips for Joomla web designers

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The Internet for businesses has evolved more than we could have imagined a decade ago. Every business, however big or small, today has a website. Add to it the number of sites that are owned and run by individuals, and you have a considerable number. 

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Joomla Security Best Practices – 15 Tips to Keep your Joomla Site Secure

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In the day and age of highly sophisticated technology, many organizations are under the impression that because they’ve implemented all the latest innovations, their Joomla site is resilient to any kind of cyber attack. But the question is: are the measures good enough? Is modern technology implementation enough to protect the privacy and confidentiality of data? 

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JoomlaDay Austria is going to take place from 20 March 2020 to 21 March 2020 in Salzburg

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JoomlaDay Austria is going to take place from 20 March 2020 to 21 March 2020 in Salzburg at JUFA Hotel Salzburg City. This will be the 4th JoomlaDay Austria and the first JoomlaDay Austria event in Salzburg. The event addresses participants from Germany, Switzerland, South Tyrol, and other neighbouring countries.

Update. The event has been called off on account of the Coronavirus disease (COVID-19).

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Packaging system for Joomla extensions

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Joomla extension package is a combination of core, sub-extension, libraries, layouts, core folder, etc.

Many of Techjoomla’s extensions are shipped with other Techjoomla extensions and infrastructure extensions. For eg:-JTicketing is shipped with JLike along with TJ Vendor, TJ Notifications and TJ Reports. Let's assume that each extension code is maintained in separate GitHub repositories.

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Joomla Development with Eclipse: Tips, Tricks, and Best Practices

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Every developer uses a set of tools that simplifies their life and without which their development life feels crippled! Over the years, I have developed my own set of tools which I have described in this blog.

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Using Cookies and CSRF tokens effectively

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What is CSRF?

CSRF (Cross-Site Request Forgery) is a type of attack which tricks the victim to do a task on the victim authenticated web-application on behalf of the interests of the attacker. An application vulnerable to CSRF enables attackers to perform any actions on the victim’s behalf without his/her knowledge.  

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Joomla Powering a Cloud-based Interview Management System

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As technology advances at lightning-fast speed, the recruitment industry is under immense pressure to attract (and retain) the best talent – quickly and cost-effectively. HR departments are always on the lookout to streamline their interview process.

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A dozen (Most Ridiculous) Myths about Joomla

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Joomla is the second most popular CMS (Content Management System). 

This open-source software offers several benefits, which makes it popular for building community websites, blogs, business websites, scalable and secure web applications, and a lot more.  

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Some of Our Favorite Joomla Community Projects

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With 109+ million downloads, 1500+ volunteers and powering 2+ million websites Joomla is a compelling platform to build websites and applications alike. While most of the contributors are working on making Joomla better, there are people who are working on some exciting side projects which would make their way into Joomla at some point.  

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Joomla Pizza Bugs and Fun 2019-A massive success

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At Tekdi Technologies Pvt. Ltd. & Techjoomla we have a long tradition of contributing to #opensource and making what we use better. So much so that every developer at Tekdi has a #KPI to make at least one open-source contribution every month! So it's hardly surprising that we do not let up on any opportunity to contribute. On 19th October 2019, the #Joomla community had organized a Global Synchronous event called "Joomla Pizza and bugs".

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DevOps friendly Joomla Extensions

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Undoubtedly, Joomla! is one of the most popular and flexible CMS for building websites and online applications of all types and sizes. The large number of extensions help give a headstart to any project.

Like other software frameworks and platforms, a lot of Joomla projects have adopted DevOps processes to streamline their deployments. This also helps scaling of Joomla sites to run on multiple servers. At Techjoomla we have been using Jenkins, Ansible and GIT to deploy Joomla sites for several years. Recently we have also started exploring Docker for containerized deployment and easy scaling.

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Joomla Powering an Agricultural Warehouse Management System - Bringing Profits for Indian Farmers

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For the Indian economy, agriculture has always been one of the most important sectors driving growth for the country. 

In 2018 alone, the Gross Value Added by the agriculture, forestry, and fishing sectors was a whopping  $271 billion. Today, agriculture is the primary source of livelihood for 58% of the population.

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