Cat creating joomla content

In part one of this series of blog posts I showed you how I created a simple distraction free template to use when editing content. In this post I am going to expand on that work and customise the content creation form itself. Testing showed that there are too many fields on the default form and that this was confusing to users.

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Editing Joomla content on the front end is really easy and its something that Joomla has supported for a very long time. But I have found that if you have a complex website with lots of modules on the page then those modules become a distraction. My user wants to click on the edit link and just have the article to edit. No modules, no menus, no slideshows cluttering up the page and distracting them from writing their content.

It's been a while since I posted anything here but I seem to have some spare time now that I haven't had for a while.

I just completed a site for my synagogue. Along the way I hit numerous bugs or limitations with joomla that I had to find a solution to. This short series of posts will describe the issue and the solution that I adopted.

The web was meant to be read, not squished.
This isn't the way to test a responsive design.