...enterprise level functionality, and increase the potential for Joomla to be considered an enterprise level
content management system, it is recommended that a "less is more" approach be taken. Through...
Monday, 14 September 2009
.../ In essence you would be able to view the site structure based on who had access to view it (for private
content), create it (page editing), approve it (editorial authority) and publish it. This mo...
Sunday, 31 May 2009
...e on a web application that is fast and retains the strength to handle load, stress, and multiple forms of
content. It hasn't helped that some businesses believe it is better to maintain archiac, ta...
Wednesday, 11 June 2008
...ommercial and open source. On the flip side, due to its absence of workflow and inability to define custom
content types, Joomla! remains weak for traditional enterprise scenarios." CMS Watch, CMS Rep...
Monday, 30 July 2007
...y topic considering the current climate of derivative works amongst Joomla!) and modifications to the core
content code in order to produce tableless design. Throughout, Tessa encourages the use of F...
Wednesday, 18 July 2007
The aim of an open source product is to allow certain freedoms for the end user or client. The aim of the open source community is to allow disemmination of those freedoms so others can be
Thursday, 12 July 2007
This is a very short, simple, right of reply to this developer post made by Louis Landry after I suggested that there was an organisational business plan in place concerning GPL compliance that resemb
Friday, 06 July 2007
...k is for you. This book would also be of benefit in graphic and web design schools in order to reskill for
content management system development. My suggestions for the next edition of this book incl...
Wednesday, 04 July 2007
...duce high quality commercially licenced design and accessibility work for your business, regardless of the
content management system you use. This decision may seem at odds with the new direction tak...
Thursday, 21 June 2007
This is just a little update on the Joomla licencing discussions. I've managed to source a revised copyright and licencing arrangement that supposedly supercedes all previous versions and it does ment
Wednesday, 13 June 2007
Supposedly, the licence of the entire Joomla! core product is up for review. There have been repeated threats against commercial developers by one of the project managers of Joomla!. So not all is wel
Friday, 08 June 2007
The nature of web searching is that it should be based on qualified
content and valid links. Yet the current ideology from the Joomla! team may not exactly engender quality content. For the question m
Tuesday, 15 May 2007
...o leverage trust from all the major search vendors such as Google and Yahoo, as well as allowing the
content that reflects your business to be consumed in multiple formats. Within the Australi...
Tuesday, 08 May 2007
...more on this below), I had JAWS 8 in advanced verbosity, Window Eyes 6 and Firevox all happily parsing the
content. As this site is gratuitiously marked up in hAtom, each time I author a post, the sam...
Monday, 30 April 2007
...therwise known as Joomla!MUG, is a community development project to help evangelise and support the Joomla
content management system across Melbourne. This project was done as a support resource for ...
Tuesday, 24 April 2007
...to cover is the investigation of social behaviour across networks that reflect popularity. News creation
Content is king. It always has been. It always will be on the web. To
create meaningful valu...
Friday, 13 April 2007
...HP, CFML and .Net, I recognise that the direction needed requires a small, yet subtle customisation to the
content record tables in order to be fully extensible. I built the thing for 1.0.x and I know...
Monday, 09 April 2007
...he primary issue in any web advertising on a site is cannabilising and leaking of users away from relevant
content. However, when considering web advertising, that is usually between 1 to 2 percent of...
Monday, 19 March 2007
A while back on the Joomla! forums, there was discussion about getting semantic
content correctly deployed. Well, my friends, I'm glad to say it's now been well and truly done. The best example is alw
Tuesday, 13 March 2007
... Joomla!. The obvious question remains - does it live up to its claims ? The real risk when dealing with a
content management system is that the CMS produces malformed, invalid code. Some CMS products...
Thursday, 01 March 2007
... to what is truth and what is falsehood in terms of marketing, design, implementations, cost, licencing or
content. This is why the duty of a professional can cause disruption and dissent in major pro...
Monday, 26 February 2007
...as evidenced on the last Joomla! Day in Australia. Mambo is now the underdog in the showdown between these
content management systems.. Yet that is what has happened here. The underdog, Joomla!, has ...
Friday, 23 February 2007
...s does, fortunately or unfortunately, depending how you see it, include design changes like retrofitting a
content management system to web standards compliance. As some or all of the software used i...
Tuesday, 20 February 2007
...ss' approximation in regards to finding a piece of data inside the database. Now that piece of data may be
content, it may be images, it may be componentry, but it is still guessing it. Within Joomla...
Tuesday, 20 February 2007
...". We have more products, a new range of dedicated boutique support for Mambo, Joomla, Wordpress and other
content management systems. As our skills and experience within the web standards market has ...
Sunday, 18 February 2007
The continued lockout by the Mambo Foundation Inc., through Mambo Communities, of an open source/GPL development account is a blight on the claims that Mambo is an open source architecture. In the la
Thursday, 08 December 2005
Over the last two years, Absalom Media has been developing GPL and other open sourced licenced work on Mamboforge, the official Mambo development site of all Mambo related components, modules and temp
Tuesday, 06 December 2005
...from the Foundation. 4.5.3 Stable reverts back to the 4.5.2 mentality of an encapsulated PHP file pulling
content from the database, perhaps due to the lack of technical expertise in Team Mambo in un...
Thursday, 01 December 2005
... allows those
who develop in Mambo the freedom to speak up on the forums. Our first release is a revised
content layout file for Mambo 220.127.116.11, removing the extra line breaks inside the content cate...
Friday, 25 November 2005
...es. So, on the one hand, you have Mambo 18.104.22.168 still outputting tabling for presentational aspects of the
content, and you have a mechanical tool which cannot correctly interpret that the tabling use...
Wednesday, 26 October 2005
...one the work, according to the Spikesource partner overview: SpikeSource and Miro have built an integrated
content management solution based on the SpikeSource Core Stack that installs in just minutes...
Saturday, 22 October 2005
...uh, I'm a partner in a web design company called Water and Stone and we're focussed on open source
content management systems such as Mambo, and uh, primarily OS Commerce. And I'm in Bali ...
Monday, 17 October 2005
...r just three months, six months or a year. It will, more often than not, be a permanent fixture delivering
content to the people who need it. This is where creating something that is of value in all m...
Thursday, 29 September 2005
Usability is a key aspect of web and
content management design principles. If the product a person or company designs doesn't keep the basic functional principles that allow any user, irrespective
Wednesday, 28 September 2005
... to this than meets the eye? Now I have it on good authority that an Enterprise ready version of the Mambo
content management system is in the workroom at Miro, release date as yet unknown. There are ...
Friday, 23 September 2005
...ially with attribution (as well as a few other licence types I've probably missed). Cannibalising the
content, structure and ideas out of other people's work whilst trying to maintain the lic...
Friday, 09 September 2005
The multi-award-winning team of core developers, that developed the world's
content management system known as Mambo, has changed the name of
their software to Joomla!...
Friday, 02 September 2005
... still HTML, which means it remains invalid. null There is also a <h2> call that goes nowhere and no
content in it.
However, there are some ideas going in the right direction: n...
Saturday, 27 August 2005
...pen Source Matters and elsewhere. In this light, I can no longer recommend the Mambo platform as a stable
content management system, due to the amount of organisational entropy shown by the Foundatio...
Saturday, 27 August 2005
What I didn't know then was that I found a file that would change the
face of open source
Content Management and become an awarding winning
product. A lot has changed since then mos...
Tuesday, 23 August 2005
....x), as well as the new fork managed by the current core team. Since we also deal in? development of other
content management systems like Wordpress or Xoops we maintain a stable, secure development c...
Friday, 19 August 2005
...ically correct and well-formed code matter.
Merely having article titles as h1 and h2 elements for
not allow a definitive site structure as they do not reflect a
Sunday, 10 July 2005
...ntegrated pattern templating for all core components, Mambo moves into the realm of extensible, accessible
content management systems. As pattern templating allows a clear delineation between content ...
Monday, 27 June 2005
As I write this, I'm working on translating a 14,000 page static site into an effective online
content management system and another 9,000 page site into something which has web standards and acce
Sunday, 27 February 2005
...is also a current issue, and something the core team need to look out for. The proper semantic delivery of
content independent of the coding structures behind it. Mambo, by and large, still lacks prop...
Friday, 25 February 2005
...ble design in Mambo is the minimal use of tabling. Tables should only be used to display data, not arrange
content. The table structure should conform to Section 508 standards in the very least. CSS s...
Friday, 25 February 2005
the command ALT+INSERT+3. More pages are being recoded
using structured semantic markup. Most of the
content conforms to
Bobby A and Department of Defence Section 508 standards. Any pages that
Monday, 14 February 2005
...nts using Mambo?should encounter?usability and functionality, so that the end user can create relevant and
content-rich articles with the minimum of hassle. Because, at the end of the day, a website i...
Wednesday, 27 October 2004
...inimal fuss. To that end, Absalom Media has adopted Flash in a way that isn't invasive to delivering
content through Mambo. This technology is known as scalable IFR, delivered to a workable prod...
Monday, 11 October 2004
...o be created without the use of tables. Tables are meant to be used for displaying data, not for arranging
content.? Table-based layout are also limited to box and column designs. For demonstration of...
Tuesday, 05 October 2004