The Joomla Event Travel Programme (JET) is pleased to announce that we have selected 12 members from the worldwide Joomla community (Algeria, Argentina, Canada, Germany, Kenya, Mexico, South Africa, Spain, and Uganda) to attend the upcoming Joomla! World Conference being held November 6-8, 2015 in Bangalore, India.
With 29 applications to choose from, it was a difficult decision that was made easier because of the Application Criteria that was put in place prior to the call for applications. We would like to congratulate the following JWC15 JET recipients:
Alejandro Fabian Pascoli
Joomla changes URL shortener
Call for UX Team Volunteers
The joom.la url shortener was changed recently to a YOURLS setup which provides us with a higher level of customisation. The Team has, to our knowledge, exported all former short URLs however we may have missed some.
Over the past 10 years, Joomla! has evolved naturally as a solution with guidance from the many wonderful volunteers and contributors. While this has worked for us so far, in order for us to remain relevant we need to start looking outside of our volunteer groups for direction. Namely, we need to start thinking about our end users - their needs, wants, and how they actually use the CMS in their day to day.
To kick off this process, we are rebooting the currently inactive Joomla! UX Team. This team is underneath the Production Leadership Team, and our first project will...