Archive for the ‘Joomla’ Category

FileLink Joomla! 3 plugin: file attachments made simple

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Joomla! 3 default editor lacks a fondamental feature that allows a user to attach a file to the article’s body without previously knowing the http URL.

This is a simple operation that most of my customers absolutely needed, so I wrote a simple plugin to ease the creation of hyperlinks to files stored under standard upload directory of Joomla!.

The plugin is available for download for a small fee that will be used to further develop the plugin and provide fast bug fixes and qualified assistance.

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Joomla! FAP: now WCAG 2.0 AAA compliant

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This article is only available in italian.

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Power Tags for Joomla

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PowerTags is a new Joomla! component that let you easily add Tags to articles, weblinks and events (managed by the Eventlist component). The component is professionally supported and actively developed, it is released under AGPL license and is available for download for a small fee which will be used to maintain and further develop the component and to provide quick and efficient assistance to the users.

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How to fix Jupgrade Migrating undefined error when upgrading to Joomla 2.5

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Recently I had an error message while migrating and old Joomla! 1.5 site to the new Joomla! 2.5, jupgrade failed with “Migrating undefined” error. After digging in the code I found a solution: You have to edit two files: jupgrade/installation/models/configuration.php jupgrade/installation/models/database.php and insert the following line near the top of the script: require_once JPATH_ROOT.’/jupgrade/libraries/cms/model/legacy.php’; When […]

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Presentazione su Joomla! FAP al Joomla! day 2012 di Torino

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Sabato scorso ho partecipato al Joomla! day di Torino per presentare il progetto che porto avanti ormai da sei anni: Joomla! FAP, la versione accessibile di Joomla! adatta alle pubbliche amministrazioni italiane, conforme alla legge “Stanca”. È stato un piacere partecipare a questo evento e incontrare Alexred, Ste e tutti i partecipanti. Ho caricato la […]

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HtmlPurifier plugin for Joomla 2.5

I’ve recently discovered that the good old HtmlPurifier content plugin for Joomla wasn’t working with the latest Joomla 2.5.x due to some subtle changes in the Joomla autoloader stuff. I had to patch the plugin to store spl_autoload_functions before registering its own functions, the library method hit a PHP issue which prevents re-registering of spl […]

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Jupgrade: fixing migration errors

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Last week I challenged my first migration from Joomla 1.5 to 1.7. Jupgrade is a wonderful tool, it worked pretty well but leaved the categories tree in an unuseable state and made a big mess in the article’s ACL. The symptoms of the two problems are: some categories (non only in articles but also in […]

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Joomla FAP accessible template ready for 1.7

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Today I released the first public version of Jooma! FAP 1.7, the accessible suite for Joomla! which I’m developing since 2008. The suite was born to comply with the Italian regulation regarding web sites managed by public administrations, they must be not only accessible but also follow other technical requirements (like doctype XHTML 1.0 strict, […]

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Corso introduttivo Joomla! a pinerolo

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Un corso su Joomla! nell’ambito delle iniziative per il Linux Day 2011, organizzato dall’associazione SLiP (Software Libero Pinerolo).

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GeoContent Joomla component ready for 2.5 and 3.x

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GeoContent Plus is a Joomla! 2.5.x and 3.x component that let you easily embed beautiful Google Maps or OpenLayers Maps into your Joomla! 2.5.x and 3.x website.

GeoContent gives a geographical dimension to your Joomla! website.

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