At the end of 2018, the members of the Joomla London User Group met to discuss the meetings for the following year.

It was a really good discussion which brought out a lot of ideas. Over the past few weeks, these have distilled into a new meetings format.

February is going to be

Eoin Oliver -

Eoin specialises in campaign emails and is going to talk about using Joomla and Joomla extensions to help you with this process.

The schedule will be as follows.

This video tutorial shows you how to use the JCE profiles editor to create new profiles.  This is particularly helpful if you want to:

  • ​Lessen the learning curve for your users when using JCE as a Joomla! editor.
  • Retain control over your styling.
  • Increase the upload limit for certain users.
  • Set default settings such as the image align and margins.
  • Reduce the amount of items in the toolbar.
  • Make copying and pasting from websites work correctly.

We also show you how to import and export the profiles for reuse in future projects.​

Paris Tuileries Garden Facepalm statueWhen you're using sites around the web, most of the time we hardly give a thought as to how things actually work until you come accross a process that clearly doesn't work. For a long time Joomla's standard process of login/logout was a convoluted experience of page jumps and extra buttons with limited signposts along the way.  But that's all over now...

Have you ever wished you could install all of your common Joomla! components on a site when you first set it up?  Installing them all one by one can take a little while, and that's not a productive use of your time.  Well I'm going to show you TWO ways to achieve your goal, depending on how you like to do things.