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We are pleased to announce to the Joomla! Community the finalization of a new Joomla! Translation and Localisation Policy.

At the same time as it defines the general principles and purposes of Joomla! project concerning Internationalization, it also clarifies the status and organization of the Joomla! Translation Teamsand all licensing…

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Past year I have been to several Joomla!days and open source events. During these events one of the topics that's comes back every time is Joomla! security. Looking at reports on the web and reports of security problems you can say that web security in general is an issue. A…

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I was going to write a post called "How to Make a Great Bug Report" but then i realized that what I was going to say is really something more general, which is "How to understand Joomla problems that come up." And I realized the same advice applies for JBS members and people building extensions.

First of all, you really need a separate testing site, because you shouldn't be doing this on a production site. You can either make a local site or  just make a testing folder and put your testing install on your host.  You can protect it with htaccess if you want. Make the site with the Joomla sample data. This is important because it  provides a common basis for talking to other people about whatever it is you are doing. So often on the tracker we ask people to explain how to reproduce a problem with sample data. This doesn't mean you won't modify or add, but you need to work from a shared starting point.…

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