Although Content Management Systems like Joomla are really easy to use and capable of helping you build the perfect website, there are still many “Why did I do that?” mistakes that Joomla users easily make, especially first-time Joomla users. Even if you’re an experienced Joomla user or a Joomla developer, check this list out to see if you’re really a Joomla savvy or not :D So, here we’re going to list out the most commonly made mistakes when using Joomla and how to steer away from them. We’ve included some comprehensive Joomla tips on how to prevent these mistakes and how to handle them and we hope that you find them helpful.
So here comes the final part of the series “Why you should choose Joomla”. This time, let’s break the myths about the ease of use in Joomla that many people still hold on – like, “Joomla is not easy”. If you say that 10 years ago, I could agree. However, if you’re still insisting on the thought that Joomla is NOT easy, you’re missing out the best CMS in the world. Joomla has evolved so dramatically that you can use it to create any website you want like a breeze.
We understand that no softwares in this world can run perfectly without any security issue. But, are there severe security vulnerabilities in Joomla? Are all the security issues caused because Joomla is not secure? How safe is it to use Joomla?
Talking about the debate of Joomla versus other CMSs, we can probably write some books. But let’s not do that. Since choosing Joomla or any other CMS, is pretty much based on personal preference. Here in my “Why you should choose Joomla” series, let’s focus on what Joomla does best, and better to help clear the old – and wrong – perception about Joomla. If you haven’t read, here is the first part: [Why you should choose Joomla] Joomla extensions & templates are the greatest weapons Now, let’s take a look at the power of Joomla functionality and how you can easily use this power to build your website.
Hello, it’s not magic! But yes, Joomla is alive, has been well and nowhere near its doomsday, like many people (sadly) believe that. Also, think again if you still believe Joomla is a hard to tame monster and just ruins your website all the time. Evidence? Give me your 5 minutes of attention. I’ll walk you through the first episode of my “Joomla is not hard like you think and why you should choose it” series.
Well, I believe that many Joomla users, especially Joomla newbies have heard a lot about microdata. We might all know what Microdata is, but actually we often skip its existence. Where is it on our site, how to use it, or should we do anything to enable it? Too many questions and many of us need an answer!. Honestly, I feel that it’s a bit difficult to start with these questions and now I want to share my experience, to help you understand the microdata in Joomla better. Let’s start right now.
Believe it or not, many internet users expect a website to load within just a few seconds. If your website takes too much time to completely load, don’t ask me why there is such high bounce rate or something like that on your site. Like any other CMS, Joomla-based website runs fast or slow, it depends on how you make it. If you are using a Joomla 3.x website, check out these 8 effective tips that have huge impact on your website’s speed.
This is the small but very useful tip that you should DO IT RIGHT NOW to improve your Joomla SEO performance. It's a secret trick that Christopher Wagner - a Joomla SEO expert - founder of www.1aseo.de shared in his interview with JoomlaShine about how he began with Joomla. As you might know, having lots of useless content on your site will probably do more harm than good. It's better to limit the indexed pages, to show Google only the high quality content. And see, how Christopher did it.
A good website’s navigation is one of the key factors that keep visitors continue browsing your website.If your Joomla website has a chaotic navigation, it will leave your visitors in great confusion – like they are left in a strange land without any map to guide them to the right destination. Now let’s sit down and have a small discussion about how you can improve your Joomla website’s navigation better!
“Phew, finally!” You’re happily thinking about launching your Joomla website? I know that feel. It must be a great joy you’ve been working for so long to have. But hold on and take a look at this following checklist. There are quite many things you should check again before eagerly launching your Joomla website. Let’s start, shall we?