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  1. 23 votes
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      3 comments  ·  SEO/SEF  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • SQLite Support

      Support SQLite Database (not only mysql...)

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        3 comments  ·  Site Administration  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Content-Associated Media

        When images, videos, etc.. is uploaded within an article editing page, it is 'associated' with that article.

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          0 comments  ·  Content  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Switch roles

          This allows a user to switch temporarily to another role so that they can see what the pages would look like to someone with that role. A user can only switch to roles he/she can assign

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          • Doctrine as Joomla's database layer and/or ORM

            Doctrine is a very mature and powerful ORM. The widely used framework known as Symfony relies on int as one of its main ORM plugins. Sometime before Doctrine 2.0 they split the product into two components, a database abstraction Layer (DBAL; can be used stand alone) and the ORM.

            In order to make Joomla compatible with more DBMS (even MongoDB), an integration with these frameworks could really benefit the project (and the developers) rather than reinventing the wheel, as Doctrine DBAL has an extremely portable SQL language (its compiled into different DBMS SQL with portability configuyration) and Doctrine ORM has…

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              3 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Shop System

              Joomla is ready to be a shop. The only thing is missg is a working cart and product to articles

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              • 22 votes
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                  2 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • categories should expand or contract

                  Categories in level different from the 1st should should be expandable (and of course collapsable) in a sort of tree. When a website has many categories (and subs) it's a really a problem to managing them! Try to manage a website in wich are described towns and their provinces, their regions, their nations... is quite a feat :-)

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                    1 comment  ·  Site Administration  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • 21 votes
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                      0 comments  ·  Content  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Adding admin's identificator to personal data

                      Legal provisions in Poland (40 mln people, member of EU) say that the date of the first input of personal data and identificator of the admin who input personal data must be added automatically if there are more than 1 admin that is authorised to access to system.

                      The second condition (the one with admin's identificator) is not supported by Joomla and I can't use Joomla from legal point of view.

                      I presume that similar laws are present in other EU's countries.

                      21 votes
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                        0 comments  ·  Site Administration  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Task Scheduling

                        Build a system to allow for scheduled tasks to be triggered via external script or request.

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                          1 comment  ·  Site Administration  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Be able to control title tag, meta desc, on each article... and also on each menu...

                          Basically, eliminate the need for bloated SEO components to just handle title tag, meta desc, etc... should be able to set that on each article page, and each menu, then also build something in to handle 301 redirects... the fewer components the better.

                          21 votes
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                            4 comments  ·  SEO/SEF  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Faceted Search

                            Instead of playing catchup - go for the home run

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                              2 comments  ·  Search  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • multi site with same code and db

                              I would like to add multiple sites or multiple versions for different companies to view on separate from another.
                              With one code base and database

                              21 votes
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                              • Register by user group

                                With new ACL in 1.6, it is absolutly necessary to include a group selector in the registration form. Meaning if you create user groups for teachers and students with different access levels for each, instead of making the admin change the user from a registered to a teacher or student, it should be an option for user to select group at registration. What prevents students from registering as a teacher? An additional field for a passphrase would be added for the teacher group, that of couse would be easily distributed to the teacher before registration. Currently this can be done…

                                21 votes
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                                  3 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • J! with PostgreSQL database

                                  Get possibilitly to connect J! with MySQL or PostgreSQL

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                                    6 comments  ·  Site Administration  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • login by email, remember default yes/no, hidden yes/no

                                    Take the basics of Community Builder log in - people are using CB now for the extended user input available, but just because they need more flexibility in log-in and theres no useful non-commercial plugin that comprehensively does the job. Should be a Joomla core function, ideally with the ability to add/edit extended fields to the registration

                                    20 votes
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                                    • administrator login page captcha

                                      enhance administrator login page with captcha option.

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                                      • A commitment to the Joomla MVC Legacy classes for 3.5 and 4.5 LTS releases

                                        Joomla 1.6 introduced new MVC subclasses like Admin, List, Item, and Form. Let's make a commitment to maintain these 9 classes through the next two LTS releases. This will give some stability to extension developers, and provide a date certain when components need to be upgraded.

                                        20 votes
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                                        • Duplicate Content

                                          Automatic duplicate content check-up and other essential features like custom title tags.

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