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Back in August we announced that we would be hosting Joomla! Pizza, Bugs & Fun or PBF .  A worldwide event to bring the Joomla! community together to work on the next release, Joomla! 4.  PBF is here!  This Saturday at 9 am the fun begins.   What is Joomla!  Joomla! is a free, open-source content management system (CMS)...
Oh my gosh!  Can you believe that JoomlaDay Chicago is done!  Despite the drop in temperatures, the (literal!) roadblocks and other stumbles, it turned out to be a GREAT day!  From the Keynote to the sessions and finally the social event, it was an all-around fantastic day. The Goal When the planning started for this event eleven mon
The 2019 People's Choice Winners of the Critics' Choice CMS Awards have been announced.Joomla!, our favorite CMS, was named the Best Free CMS (YAY!) What is CMS Critic? CMS Critic, founded by Mike Johnston, has been around since 2008 as an unbiased, honest reviews for resources on the web.  The cmscritic.com website is source for informat...
Joomla 3.9.12 is now available. This is a security fix release for the 3.x series of Joomla which addresses one security vulnerability and contains over 30 bug fixes and improvements. What's in 3.9.12? Joomla 3.9.12 includes one security vulnerability fix and several bugs and improvements, including: Security Issues Fixed Low Priority - Core - XSS
  The first day of Fall is here and brings with it 20% off savings on JoomlaDay Chicago General Admission. At JoomlaDay Chicago, industry presenters share their expertise and passion for Joomla! and cover a wide variety of topics for both new and experienced Joomla users. The event will be held at DePaul University Loop Campus in downtown
 A few days ago, we announced our hosting of Pizza, Bugs and Fun on October 19th  with Joomla User Group Chicago North ( JUGCN ).  This is a worldwide event to help Joomla! to be the best Content Management System (CMS).   This Saturday Sept 21st at 8am AND 7pm UTC,  Benjamin Trenkle and Mike Brandner will give an intr...
Starting September 16, 2019, API key restrictions will be enforced for the Places API. Any calls to the Places Library using API keys which don’t have the Places API in their list of authorized APIs will begin to receive errors. API keys are the primary way we authenticate access to Google Maps Platform APIs and SDKs. Here's a rundown on the key re
Something a little different. Today Hasbro announced the release of Ms. Monopoly.  A new version of the beloved Monopoly game.  In this game, female players start off with Monopoly money than their male counterparts, and even are awarded more when passing, 'Go'.  Another change is that instead of collecting properties, you collect in...
​Every second Wednesday is the Joomla User Group Chicago North (JUGCN) meeting.  This Wednesday, Sept 11th we will be giving an overview of EasyBlog, a blogging extension from StackIdeas .   To be clear, blogging can be done in Joomla! by creating articles.  With the latest enhancements to categories, tags and custom fields you can d...