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  1. 26 votes
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      2 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Decrease loading time

      As everyone know, Joomla websites have a real problem with loading time. It's very important to decrease loading time so a new instalation should be fully loaded in less than 3 seconds.

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        0 comments  ·  Content  ·  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 →
        • 25 votes
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            3 comments  ·  SEO/SEF  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Hardcoded module dependency (mod_custom)

            Why is the editor for the module "mod_custom" with a hard-coded condition included?

            Adminstrator/components/com_modules/views/module/tmpl/edit.php (Joomla 1.6.1)

            17: $hasContent = empty($this->item->module) | $ This-> item-> module == 'custom' | $ This-> item-> module == 'mod_custom';

            I think it would be a good idea to control this content editor of a parameter in an XML file of own modules.

            25 votes
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              2 comments  ·  Site Administration  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • 24 votes
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                0 comments  ·  Content  ·  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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                      0 comments  ·  Site Administration  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Front-End content and image management

                      Image/Media manager on Front-end
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                      Right now image/media manager on frontend loads all the images.. but i only need to upload 1 new image (loading all the images can be also slow on big sites, like news magazine etc.)

                      maybe it is better to hide all images in to tab:

                      * first tab is upload a new image
                      * second is gallery of previously added images and
                      * third tab is all files/images, your server folder (admin can hide that tab from users)

                      Google uses similar technic. for example, change your googles profile picture..

                      Editing a Article
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                      22 votes
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                        1 comment  ·  Content  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Plugin to check extension vulnerability list

                        A plugin to check your installed components, modules and plugins against an updated vulnerability list to inform you if you have any insecure extensions running.

                        This would be a valuable plugin indeed!

                        21 votes
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                          1 comment  ·  Joomla Extension Directory  ·  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 →
                            • 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

                              21 votes
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                                3 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • Task Scheduling

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

                                21 votes
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                                  1 comment  ·  Site Administration  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • administrator login page captcha

                                  enhance administrator login page with captcha option.

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                                    4 comments  ·  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

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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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