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Improving SilverStripe performance

SilverStripe CMS takes the bottlenecks out of updating content on our website.

Move off shared hosting

Opcode cache


Non-blocking sessions

Moving the database


HipHop Virtual Machine (HHVM)


Joomla! 2.5.18 maintenance release available for download

Joomla 2.5.18 is a maintenance release. Most notably this release fixes errors that have been reported including:

  • Articles missing for admins in front end
  • Modules disappear at frontpage after clicking the article title

Also with this release, the enhanced password hashing via PHPass, available in Joomla 3.2.1, is now used with the 2.5 series.

The update process is very simple, and complete instructions are available here. Note that there are now easier and better ways of updating than copying the files with FTP.

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TYPO3 code sprint for beta5

As a result of the work at the code sprint last weekend beta5 of TYPO3 CMS 6.2 LTS was released. Here are the most notable changes were done in these areas:

  • More Performance!
  • Package Management improvements
  • File Abstraction Layer: enhancements in the API and Drag&Drop uploader
  • Cleanups in css_styled_content
  • The deprecation log is by default turned off. TYPO3 is shipped in "Production Mode".
  • Updated RequireJS and JQuery
  • Workspaces functional test cases
  • Template Analyser fixes


Read more here


WordPress 3.8.1 Released

WordPress 3.8.1 is a maintenance released that includes several fixes to a number of bugs .

The latest release of WordPress is now available and it is recommended that all running the 3.8 version of the CMS update via the dashboard or by downloading the latest release.

Wordpress 3.8 has reached 9.3 million downloads in the first six weeks.It contains the following:a fix for embedding tweets (by placing the URL to the tweet on its own line), which was broken due to a recent Twitter API change.various fixes and improvements for the new dashboard design and new themes admin screen.An issue with taxonomy queries in WP_Query was resolved.submit buttons that won’t do anything when you click on them have been found and fixed.


It will display all articles within a section, grouped by categories. It combines and extends Joomla!'s built-in "Category List Layout" where there are various available configurations you can control to achieve the layout you desire.

Section is the best tool to create Frequently Asked Questions page or simple directories for your Joomla 1.5 website.

SectionEx was written on Joomla! 1.5 using its MVC "model-view-controller" architecture by Robert Kuster.

Updated in 2.5.96
# Fixed installation issues.

Updated in 2.5.93
+ Support for Joomla 2.5 and 3.0
+ Added new theme
+ Categories will be used in place of sections

SJ Carousel Module

SJ Carousel is free module for showcasing. With responsive layout and built with powerful library, this can be integrated into any types of project from small to large, certainly with Joomla! powered inside.

SJ Carousel includes one main area for images of articles, along with buttons next/previous for easier navigation. Focusing on images, this module has many parameter to set images and effects up. Besides, we can also show small text title and intro text if needed.

Main Features
1. Made for Joomla! 2.5.x and 3.x
2. Fully compatible with IE8+, Firefox 2+, Flock 0.7+, Netscape, Safari, Opera 9.5 and Chrome
3. Allow to choose data source, order to sort articles, including featured only or all.
4. Support show title and introtext beside image
5. Allow to set limit of articles and title
6. Allow to set effect and interval
7. Support Multi-Module
8. Support SEO by pre and post text
9. Allow to set height and width of images, by columns bootstrapped
10. Allow to set external images
11. Support caching to make your website load faster
12. Support alternative layout


CSSconfig is a simply plugin to inject CSS code in all your website front-end with no need to change templates css files.

This system plugin it's very easy to use and with it you can avoid the loss of CSS code changes when you update your templates or extensions.

It needs the CodeMirror plug-in published.

It works with Joomla 2.5 and Joomla 3

Simple, easy and secure.


Your social media minded website visitors will love this module. Think about those who are keen to express themselves but do not want to drop too many personal details into some database? This module is the answer!
Drop-a-Note is a self-supporting Short Messaging module that allows your website visitors to post messages without being registered. No 3rd party subscriptions, keys or APIs are required. Messages are displayed in a scrolling window and are published through an emailed activation link.
This limited trial edition will give a feel for what the module can do. The full features are available in the Premium Edition which can be downloaded from the project website.

JMod Contact

JMod Contact is a module developed by Jmodules to insert a flexible contact form in your joomla site.

Below are some features of this module:
*Input you email in Email Recipient and you are ready, so easy!!!
*You can edit all info messages easy
*Align your fields from module options
*Add Up to 3 Custom Fields!
*Change email header
*Change labels names !
*Add Recaptcha Protection!
*More than 20 options if you want to go advance!!

JLex 360

JLex 360 is plugin to display 360 view of product or images. Customers will have a more holistic view of your product. It is easily integrated into articles, K2 and Virtuemart extensions.

Find and sort images in the selected folder
Animated rotation and inertial motion.
Intuitive operation. Supports both mouse and touch.
Apple, Blackberry and Android mobile devices supported.
Many options