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  1. Add Authorship info to article for Google SEO

    add rel=me and or rel=author atribute to bio page author to get images in Google search result. Must have for Google SEO

    see http://www.google.com/support/webmasters/bin/answer.py?answer=1408986

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      1 comment  ·  SEO/SEF  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Mass Mail from frontend

      Mass mail from frontend: allow users (such as administrators, or publishers...) to send mass mails from frontend

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      • Hierarchical category articles list module

        There should be an option in categories' article list module to display them hierarchically. There is an option to nest article categories, creating subcategories. There is an option to list all articles with subcategories.

        BUT there is no option for displaying this hierarchy in a module!

        The articles list module should look like this:

        Category
        - Article
        - Article
        - Subcategory
        - - Article
        - - Article
        - Article

        Category 2
        - Article
        - Subcategory
        - - Article
        - - Article
        - Article
        - Article

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          3 comments  ·  Content  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • File based configuration

          Let it be possible to store absolutely all configuration (global config, component/module/plugin config) in files. With an option to cache some of it (database, APC, memcached etc).

          Let it be possible to override all kinds of configuration in different environments: https://groups.google.com/forum/?fromgroups=#!topic/joomla-dev-general/uL4xQ7V4FEo

          That way we can keep our configuration in version control (Git), ensure there are no configuration mismatches between a local installation of the Joomla site and the production deployed one, and eventual rollbacks are easier to perform.

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          • Custom template more flexible

            The posibility to assign a template to single article or entire category contents without menu item

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              3 comments  ·  Content  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Place HTML5 microdata in article and contact views

              To increase search engine visibility, place the standarized HTML5 microdata in article and contact views.

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                0 comments  ·  Metadata  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • Clean Install (Re-Install) Option

                Create an option that should allow administrators to clean install Joomla i.e. re-install from scratch after clearing all the existing installation. This is mainly needed when experienced any hacking or malware attack on the site.

                Would make it lot easier to manage and administer the website.

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                  7 comments  ·  Site Administration  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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                  • preview button

                    Add a preview button either to the tinyMCE editor, or to the Joomla admin top menu, maybe besisde the "View site" button, so that changes can be previewed while creating or editing articles so that it is not necessary to actually publish and link to an article to see what it will look like (this is absurdly not how it should be!).

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                      1 comment  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • bootstrap 3

                      Use Bootstrap 3

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                      • JDatabase::alterTable ?

                        With cross database support, we need more from JDatabase, including ALTER TABLE and the ability to ADD columns.

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                        • built-in ping-o-matic option

                          Built in option to ping services and search engines about latest content updates.

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                            3 comments  ·  SEO/SEF  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • yootheme zoo as main content management system

                            yootheme zoo as main content management system

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                            • possibility to add extra contact detail fields

                              I need to add extra contact detail fields from contact manager like office phone and others info

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                              • Drag and drop module manager

                                Drag and Drop Sort Order for the module manager and article manager etc. A simple function that would use moo or jquery to allow users to reorder their content or module order by simply drag and drop. This would help speed things up - A now the re ordering with up and down arrows or #'s seems to take along time when you have tons of content etc.

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                                • wish for 1.7 date/Time for article

                                  Hello
                                  now a article have a creating Date/Time, Publishing Date/time and
                                  Finish Data/Time!
                                  as i found out finish is not any more available it is disabled.

                                  What i would like is to do the following
                                  creating Date/Time
                                  Publishing Date/time
                                  Featured article from Date/Time -- till Data/Time or for x Days
                                  Move in Archiv after x Days or Date/Time
                                  a Archived article is not Featured

                                  have a nice day
                                  vincent

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                                    2 comments  ·  Content  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • nofollow code on banners links

                                    Add in the Joomla 2.5 Banners Component (Banner Manager: Banners) an option to add (or not) the code:

                                    rel="nofollow"

                                    to the link of a specific banner o to all.

                                    Example:

                                    <a rel="nofollow" target="_blank" href="https://www.google.com">

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                                      0 comments  ·  SEO/SEF  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • Automatic metatext and keyword entry. (Plugin in Editor TinyMCE)

                                      Automatic metatext and keyword entry.
                                      In Editor added.

                                      Sorry, can not English:

                                      Englisch:
                                      Automatic metatext and keyword entry.

                                      1.) You click on a desired word and it is automatically inserted in Meta-Keywords field.

                                      2.) One Makiert a text and this is automatically inserted in meta description.

                                      3.) Or/And, automatic detection of rare or special words which are using "one click" in Field and keyword phrases inserted in the Description field.
                                      (Even if poor results could be obtained)

                                      German:

                                      1.) Man klick auf ein gewünschtes Word und es wird automatisch in Meta-Keyworts Feld eingefügt.

                                      2.) Man Makiert einen Text und dieser…

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                                        • Email Confirmation on change

                                          Well. This would be really helpful when we need real user's emails not fakes. Now users have to confirm their email only on registration, afterwards it can be easily changed by user. In order to make sure users can not use someone else's or fake address a new one should be confirmed like in "Email Activation" plugin

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