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  1. Registration forms

    We need to create/customize the registration fields from admin Then that will be easy to create and manage them easily.Now we are depending on the third party extensions or own coding...

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      2 comments  ·  Site Administration  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • component for displaying of data by SQL query

      Add to basic Joomla installation some component for displaying of data from Joomla database (from some named db-table(s) or from written SQL command (user select with condition)). Posibility to add to this component search box for looking for data in defined db-table(s) or SQL user select, possibility displaying on more pages (with pagination function) and possibility to set access to this component for public/registrered/... users.
      And possibility add this component in different settings (different selects or table(s) definition) more than once in Joomla site.

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        3 comments  ·  Content  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Compatibility with Oracle database

        Compatibility with Oracle database

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        • Custom fields in content

          Possibility to add customs fields in articles, like in Wordpress. For example you can add article_img field with a value, and get this value by adding $this->article_img in your template etc etc. The limit is only your fantasy.

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          • add link to each module title

            Build a system which has a feature to add link for each module titles.
            thanks

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            • 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!

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              • 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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                Most of…

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                • Global Payment platform

                  Joomla need a global mechanism for payments. Payment Gateways should then be connected and be used for any type of extension. The current situation is a mess where a website might need several payment solutions to fill the needs of the website functions.
                  Memberships, web shops, advertising, invoicing, subscriptions or whatever solution you have, should have a common payment mechanism to connect to any avaliable payment gateway.

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                  • Template Selection Center

                    It would be better if designers can contribute their templates in joomla and site admins can get a list of released templates at the backend. So that they can choose which template to use in their site. It should have cron system which can crawl the joomla site to access new templates.

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                    • Module publishing/unpublishing from frontend

                      Allow modules to be published / unpublished from users with the appropiate credentials with a simple on/off switch at the Frontend.
                      (Similar to the article edit button which is only visible to certain user groups.)
                      Almost certainly a simple job for someone with a working knowledge of joomla development. What do you think?

                      Go on, vote for it!! You know it makes sense ;-)

                      Cheers..... Nick

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                      • Fully support HTML5

                        HTML5 has reach its final draft, modern web browser and website support and use the new version already. Joomla should drop XHTML as their main content and embrace HTML5 in their new version. (1.8)

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                        • User home folder

                          An option to restrict a user to his/her own "home" folder.
                          when using the media manager to add an image to an article or to upload a file to the server, this folder will be the user's root (top) folder.

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                          • Update by email

                            I would really like users to be able to post updates by email using something like #category and citing their #username #password in the email subject maybe as authentication and category selection.

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                            • css Control Panel

                              It would be great if there could be some sort of CSS control panel so someone without CSS understanding could make some quick basic adjustments like color, positions or fonts without editing the code.

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                              • Automathic resizing intro images

                                Intro image is a powerfull tool to make clean atricles but I miss automathic resizing of the image I want to use as intro (could be a link to a huge image) into a thumb image. The size of this thumb should be configurable (i.e: somewhere i configure all my intro images to be 50x50) any picture or link I use as intro image should be automathicly resized to 50x50

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                                • Demo In Search Results

                                  The less clicks the better. It would be great to include the programmers demo link if available in the search result itself. It is so time-consuming to click on the program and then demo if available then try to find the demo within the programmer's site. It would be better to Search > Demo > Choose To Install or Not.

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                                  • Legacy mode for j1.5 modules/components

                                    I'd like to have a legacy mode, so application who are only availibe for Joomla 1.5 can be installed in Joomla 1.8

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                                    • zend integration within joomla

                                      Zend framework is the most powerful MVC framework in PHP. It should be integrated to joomla. So will help to increase the growth rate of the joomla. user will be given choices to design extensions natively in both joomla framework and zend framework.

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                                      • Google App Engine support

                                        8 Oct 2013 Google App Engine PHP Runtime now available to everyone. It will be good if Joomla! became support it.

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                                        • menu tree in content manager

                                          Typo3 like menutree. Click on menu-item in left column, see content on the right.

                                          See also component Pages-and-Items.

                                          I called this menu tree in content manager, but it might be more like the current menu-manager with the functionality to edit the content which is related to the menu-item.

                                          Example: You got a menu-item to an article. In the admin you see the menu-tree (of say, mainmenu) which you click open to browse to the page you want to edit (javascript dtree). Click on the page in the tree and on the right you see the editor with all the article-fields.

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