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The Joomla! Production Leadership Team (PLT) is pleased to announce the addition of four new members: Don Gilbert, Matt Thomas, Roberto Segura, and Thomas Hunziker.

The PLT is responsible for leading and coordinating the development of the Joomla! CMS and the Joomla! Platform. This includes releasing new versions, fixing bugs, adding new features, translating and creating documentation.

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The Documentation Working Group is pleased to announce a new look for Joomla! Docs.  For the past two months, a select few have been working on improving the look and feel of our docs. Some of the changes will be immediately apparent, such as:

  • All our content is now front and center, with no distractions or clutter. The navigation is now enhanced with new drop down menus.

  • Did I say, “drop down menu” above? Yes, I most certainly did! Drop down menus across the top exist now and they will continue to be enhanced.

  • The new design is totally responsive and in case you don’t know what that means, docs is now mobile ready!


The Docs Team is still working on structuring docs better while it continues to improve content and archive out-dated articles.  A special thanks to all those who have been helping out with suggestions and actually contributing to the article improvements.  All this work brings us closer and closer to the next task, localising our docs!


If you would like to help us, please consider joining the Documentation Working Group.  As always, Joomla! Community members can participate in the Documentation discussions on the Joomla! Docs Mail List.

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The Board of Open Source Matters, Inc., is taking nominations to add a new board member who will take on the role of Capital Committee Team Leader.

This position involves leading a team that will be primarily responsible for supporting existing project sponsors, reaching agreements with new sponsors, and looking for other new opportunities to bring in more revenue to support the project's growth.

Experience in fund-raising, sponsorship and online advertising campaigns is useful.

If you believe you can be successful in this role, or if you know someone who fits this description, please fill out the nomination form and tell us more about the candidate’s interests, skills, and experience.

Nomination Criteria

We are looking to recruit the very best and the brightest members in the Joomla! community.

Some of the criteria that will be used when evaluating nominations include:

  • Community: the nominee should have a strong track-record of successfully collaborating with, enabling others and earning the respect of the Joomla! community.
  • Character: the nominee should have proven themselves a person of high character, with a history of acting honestly, fairly and openly when in leadership roles.
  • Experience and Expertise: if the nominee is being proposed for a specific role, they should have strong experience and expertise in that area.
  • Success: the nominee should be able to point to a history of success and leaving previous roles in a better state than when they arrived.
  • Diversity: to work towards gender balance and ethnic and geographical diversity, we are committed to seeking nominations from talented members of the Joomla! community who are female and / or represent diverse ethnic and geographical backgrounds, as well as fluent speakers of languages other than English.

Nomination Schedule

Nominations close: October 25
Appointments announced: November 8

Access the nomination form

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