News! I’m working as a Drupal Developer in Germany

On my way to Frankfurt, Germany

The summer was wonderful. We finished the restoration of a house in the middle of July and we wanted to enjoy some weeks at the beach. As you know, we are Germans and there seems to be some truth in all these stereotypes about Germans, they always make plans ;-) So we did, we made a list… Continue reading News! I’m working as a Drupal Developer in Germany

6. Display Content

Figure 4: Default frontpage

back to: 5. Create Content After you managed to create content, you need to think about how displaying it. This sounds simple but it is quite important. In the last chapter we created an article and featured this article on the frontpage. Visitors can see the article only by visiting the front page.   The… Continue reading 6. Display Content

4. It’s all about users, permissions, modules and articles

Photo: Eric Lamy https://www.flickr.com/photos/agerix/23200243885/ (CC BY-SA 2.0)

Back to 3. Design, Layout, Colors I know, we still have no content on our site but before we create it, let’s have a look on the user accounts of our new Joomla website.
When you installed Joomla, you created the Super Administrator account. This user is allowed to do anything. It is nice to be that… Continue reading 4. It’s all about users, permissions, modules and articles

3. Design, Layout, Colors

Figure 2: Fiat 500, 2007

Back to: 2. A fresh Joomla Installation The template is one of the most important pieces of a website. It provides the appearance, the design. The combination with relevant content motivates new visitors to stay on your site and explore. Regular visitors and users appreciate being on a site with a beautiful and useful design.… Continue reading 3. Design, Layout, Colors

2. A fresh Joomla Installation

Figure 11: Joomla! is now installed

Back to: 1. What is Joomla Panic …. where and what to download? Where to install? Why installing? What do I install? You have a few possibilities to start with Joomla. You can install Joomla on your local computer forever free at joomla.com on a server from your hosting provider on the 90-day free Joomla!… Continue reading 2. A fresh Joomla Installation

1. What is Joomla?

Figure 5: www.mb-photography.com

As promised last week (Iron Blogger & Joomla) I’ll start to write more about Joomla! The next articles are the chapters of the book I wrote in January 2016 for the upcoming Version 3.5. Why should I get in contact with Joomla! and what is it all about. Joomla! is a free system for creating… Continue reading 1. What is Joomla?

Iron Blogger & Joomla!

African Joomla Conference

Last week, David Opati Aswani visited us here in Fitou, France. He is doing a lot for the Joomla project in East Africa and I met him for the first time in Bangalore, India at JWC15 (Joomla – A Social Movement In Tech Industry?). He invited me to CMSSummit 2016 in Kampala, Uganda and I… Continue reading Iron Blogger & Joomla!

I’m a reliable Drupal developer working as freelancer, not within a big agency

Two weeks ago Steve Burge was looking for “a reliable Drupal developer working as freelancer, not within a big agency”. Can anyone recommend a reliable Drupal developer working as a freelancers, not within a big agency? — Steve Burge (@SteveJBurge) January 27, 2016 and Roger Perren mentioned me @SteveJBurge try to contact @hagengraf — Roger… Continue reading I’m a reliable Drupal developer working as freelancer, not within a big agency

Upgrade from Drupal 6 to 8

So you have this bloody old Drupal 6 website and have to upgrade it to Drupal 8? Good news! It’s possible to transfer most of your data! Easy solution -> start watching this incredible video (Video is removed from YouTube :( see comment) In theory they are right! My experiences in detail I work on my… Continue reading Upgrade from Drupal 6 to 8

#jwc15 Articles, Slides, Videos

I was looking for a collection of news related to #jwc15 and found nothing official so I started this collection. If you published something too, please let me know! Articles/blogs Writing together with new contributors at #jwc15 – Ruchika Nagarkar – 06 Nov. 2015 Day 1 of the Joomla World Conference 2015 – Kiddy/Jayshree Vijay… Continue reading #jwc15 Articles, Slides, Videos