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  1. Assistant Manager

    wouldn't be nice while you're working on your new joomla material to have some assistance in everything you do ? something similar to a help file :)

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    • download as pdf button for articles

      Bring back the download as pdf icon in frontend when displaying articles

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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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        • A more versatile category blog menu

          HI,

          It could be great if there are the following options in the Category Blog Menu :
          - multi-categories selection
          - a field where you could identify some articles you do not want to display in the blog
          - a group by (category, author…) option with the possibility to display the description of the categories selected

          Many of theses features are available in the mod_articles_category module.
          So I'm figuring that it could be done for com_content menu.

          Regards

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            • Be able to override template module chrome for a specific module.

              I'm still thinking about the best way to implement but sometimes a position has chrome that won't allow a title but you realize you need a title on one specific module. Right now you have to do a big although not hard workaround. You should be able assign the chrome somewhere else. Kind of like cascading parameters in content.

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              • A Blog System Needed To Survive Against Wordpress

                Joomla Is Not Really Suitable For Bloggers.Please,Take Necessary Steps!

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                • Smart Search filter should/must allow to select empty categories and its child

                  Smart Search filter should/must allow to select empty categories and its child.
                  At themoment It's possible to select only categories that are already indicized and have already at least an article, but if articles are inserted by many users, it's "impossible" to update the filter every time a category is filled.
                  It is bettere that a user can choose a category independently if it has an article or not, bettere if selecting a category, all child categories are automatically selected

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                  • Problemas de funcionalidad y textos con joomla versión 2.5

                    Me comentaron que la nueva versión de Joomla 2.5 tenía problemas de funcionalidad al ser una versión aun "beta" (problemas con los tildes, con las "ñ") que tan cierto es este comentario? Estoy con mi empresa a punto de emigrar de un sitio web estándar a uno autoadministrable Joomla y necesitamos tomar una decisión, si versión 1.5 o 2.5 (nos gustan más los templates de 2.5)

                    agradecería su respuesta.

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                    • Joomla Administrator with "Buit-in shortcut menu" for fast navigation

                      If joomla administrator facilitates the built in shortcuts menu, then we can add "most visited" administrator menu items so that we can easily go to desired page.

                      on a day estimated, for large portals it saves 15-20 mins of an admin user.

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                      • Add test email button to Global Configuration > Server

                        When adding SMTP email settings under Global configuration > Server you can't be 100% sure they're working. It would be great to have a test button that somehow fires off an email to the super admin's email address (or one you enter to a blank field) so you can be sure the settings are correct.

                        Currently I enter the details, then have to use the Mass mail function to try and test the mail config is right.

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                        • Build a component to show an organizational tree with data on each node

                          It will look like a treeview component in delphi. we can add informations into each node such as names, ages or else

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                          • Replace all Joomla icons (especially icons in Components -> Contacts) with Font Awesome

                            Hi:

                            Image icons in Joomla! are now outdated - especially those default Contact page icons in Components -> Contacts -> Options -> Icons.

                            Joomla! 3 is using Bootstrap, so why not standardise on Font Awesome?

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                            • Ability to create new user groups

                              Ability to create new user groups Like the ones in phpBB3 and change users name colour for the who's online

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                              • how about if you have a phone number, email and reveal your costs?

                                i would never use or buy the product because you have NO way of contacting the compnay - no phone, no email. And, you don't reveal costs. i clicked on the "answer.com" and they wanted $38 to tell me how much the download is if I buy it after the trial.

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                                  • article editor

                                    the size of the field for the article edition is generaly too small. The size can be adjusted with the mouse. It should be possible to define it directly in the settings. The same problem exists for other editor like template editor (html, css)

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                                    • Connection mixer for Joomla to create multidb views (1 view, 1+n connections)

                                      Sometimes we may need to connect to multiple servers and display data from them. Example - events. Let's imagine that different organisations in one town have own events in their website but they want to create a common website for the events - so that when they change something the changements are quickly also in the central site. And they may want also to extend the central website as a collaborative event planning area. That means in the central server the data from remote servers should be queried as it was in this server.
                                      It is principally not hard -…

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                                      • Empty page module - that will be very good

                                        Empty page module - that will be very good

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                                        • the use of plugins should be enabled in mod_custom

                                          not sure why this wasnt added in previously but you should be able to use joomla plugins in the custom module - you currently have to use a work around...

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