Participants: Rowan Hoskyns Abrahall, Djamel Kherbi, David Aswani, Brian Ronnow.

Apologies:  Carlos Camara.

Total time of the meeting : 40 minutes

The Events department held its monthly  meeting where the following items were discussed.


Main topic of discussion was around the  new rules to allow Virtual user groups, the rules have been drafted,  Joomla user group rules for submission will be updated on the Joomla documentation website. Joomla user groups who already meet in person, can hold meetings online, some of them started with online streaming of their meetings about 3 years ago.

  • Creating a new section on the JUG directory, to list Joomla! virtual user groups. 

  • Sending out a newsletter to inform and encourage the user groups to organize online


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Participants: Andrea Gentil, Chris Keen, Davide Messia, Jaz Parkyn, Brain Mitchell
Apologies: Darek Snieg, Guillermo Bravo, Laura Gordon

Detailed information about each of the below proposals can be found here:

Proposal 1: Call to Actions on homepage

Following conversations with the Marketing teams, the proposal has been re-worked and is now looking to complete some changes on the community section of the current homepage, and to modify the homepage of the community portal.

Proposal 2: Reformat JUG rules to allow Virtual User Groups


Feedback has been received from the JUG organisers and the proposal seems have


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JED Team Meeting

The Joomla! Extensions Directory (JED) team met on March 27th, 2020, at 15hs UTC, via Glip to discuss our progress of current tasks.

  • In attendance: Anibal Sanchez, Jaz Parkyn, Carlos Cámara, Hugh Douglas-Smith, Luca Marzo, and Mark Lee.

  • AbsentDénes Székely, Daniel Dubois,Tony Partridge and Troy Hall.


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JRD Status: 

  • March 11- 24, 2020
Approvals total: 448


  • Map solution: Dependency is either going to be custom code or a third party application. My Maps component by JoomUnited solves the mapping problem without added bloat. Solves all complex problems in regard to mapping which will allow us to move on. Decision made to move forward with trying the map portion of the directory. Brian will demo.

On the call:

  1. Karen
  2. Richard
  3. Brian
  4. Deb
  5. Zehn

Next meeting:

  • April 7, 2020 - will review my maps as a solution
  • April 21, 2020


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