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  1. Import data from Wordpress

    As someone who made over 500 websites, I often got request to migrate existing website made in Wordpress to Joomla. This could be great way to increase user base, as many Wordpress users needs something bigger and better than Wordpress (Joomla), but there are only few extensions that do migration to Joomla. And some of that websites have few hundreds of posts.

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    • Language Select enhanced

      Must improve the Plugin System - Language Filter.

      Include a way to customize the context menu to choose language, that the function is extended to the following:
      - Menu Drop-down or Drop-up.
      - Menu columns 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 or 6 columns.
      - Menu Skin by color palette in Color Picker.
      - Optional Button to modal window (Popup), is ideal for large sites in multiple languages​​, 10 or 20 language.

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      • Prestashop Integration

        Although there are some shopping carts / ecommerce add-ons for Joomla already, it would be great to have integration with other open source ecommerce solutions such as PrestShop.

        Either APIs or via an extension / module.

        The integration should be two-way so that Joomla sites can display products, categories, shopping carts etc and so that Prestashop can display better CMS content.

        Also, single sign-on between the two systems would be great.

        Thanks

        Craig

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          • Multi column links in List All Categories

            I don't see why the List all Categories has the option to show Intro Articles in multiple columns, while Links can only be shown as single column.

            To me it would be more obvious to have links (there might be 100's of them) shown in multiple colums.

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            • Make the "batch" button more functional

              At the moment, most administrative pages that list some kind of user content (articles, menu items, extensions, etc.) have a "batch" button along the toolbar in Joomla 3.x, which can only change the access level, language, etc.

              Wouldn't it be amazing if the batch button did so much more? What if I could add the same note, or hide the title, or even configure publishing dates of multiple checked items, all at once?

              The batch tool is very limited and it would be great to be able to change a lot more in large bundles to save time in developing…

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              • Solving the not available international language packets for ver. 3.3.3

                You should find a way to create or autoupdate language packet while joomla is update, its always there not available international language packets for joomla ver. 3.3.3,

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                • Reinstall Joomla

                  One-click ''reinstall'' core Joomla. Many of us sometimes play with Joomla too much :) It can be great future to avoid many problems for nontech users

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                  • Optimization & Scalibility

                    Joomla has matured a lot over the past years but it is still bulky under the hood and difficult to maintain. The cost of scalling is expensive, the time has come to really optimize the framework to the max with better conventions for components and plugins. How could we it make slim and trim?

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                    • Browser popup to avoid accidental tab closure while editing front/backend

                      Having an option that would prevent accidental tab closing (or redirection) when editing on frontend / backend.

                      A popup that would display a message preventing accidental tab closure would be awesome.

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                      • My idea is to sell joomla and WP articles ready to integrate s

                        My idea is to sell joomla/ WP articles (as a downloadable file) ready to integrate the clientes joomla/WP website, including the formating and images. Been looking for an extension to do this and just couldnt find it.

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                        • Incremental search for an configuration option

                          search fiel in the backend to find a specific option quickly -- more quickly than clicking through various menus

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                          • Catch login attempts, log and ban IP (something like fail2ban)

                            I'm administrating few Joomla sites. Recently we have large amount of bot trying to guess passwords. My idea is simple:
                            - Log false login attempt IP (database and/or "logs/error.php" file)
                            - Ban for x minutes those IPs which had y attempts in current hour (x, y might be configurable)

                            In my opinion, this would save many, many sites from hacks!

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                              • More templates at install . Example a templete full, witch articlos exibition 10 blank templates witch modules and plugins

                                More templates at install . Example a templete full, witch articlos exibition 10 blank templates witch modules and plugins

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                                • Create multi-level category structure from simple xml file

                                  When starting a new site in Joomla being able to create a category structure could be easier. At the moment you have to do this manually. For a large site this will take ages.

                                  So I would like to be able to import a strucure from an xml file which is easy to build.

                                  eg

                                  <root>
                                  <level1>description of level1 where TITLE for it is the tag name</level1>
                                  <level1a>description
                                  <level2>description</level2>
                                  <level2a>description
                                  <level3>description</level3>
                                  <level3a>description</level3a>
                                  </level2a>
                                  <level1a>
                                  </root>
                                  </root>

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                                  • kindly include a video component in the next release of Joomla version.

                                    There should be a video component in the core of Joomla which can be used to managed videos.

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                                    • I would like to see JED sortable by star rankings

                                      A very good extension I use, one that is well-maintained, constantly updated, and nicely documented, is still dropping in its listing position... because it isn't 'newer' than the others. This particular developer is being punished by constantly improving his product when he might be better off abandoning it and creating a 'new' one. So my proposal is: extensions sortable by star-rating, number of downloads, date posted, date updated.

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                                      • Ordering Menu Items

                                        Possibility to have choice to ordering automaticly Menu Items in alphabetic order (ascending or descending) but for the frontend.

                                        We can do it in backend. But it will be very good to be abble to decide (in backend of course) to decide how they are order in the front.

                                        Don't have to drag and drop every time.

                                        Don't have to determine "manually" if Amdlfkjmlkjsfq must be before or after Amqlsdkjfqmlj.
                                        If I have decide to order them in alphabetic order, I don't need to read and drag and drop : they are automaticly in my alphabetic order (in backend and…

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