white space

Browsing the web all day some trends really start to stand out. Designers seem to be under the misapprehension that white space is bad and that they need to fill it.

Of course in the Joomla world we have all those wonderfuly useless eye-candy gadgets (oops I meant to say modules) to chose from to fill that white space.

But do they add to the site or does the site become so busy that your visitor misses your important content?

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I bet you are amongst the majority of internet users who use one password for everything.

A password is only as strong as the weakest link and if you use the same password on multiple sites it is only as strong as the security on the weakest site.

And if you recently had an account at typo3.org you just found the weakest site as their site was compromised over the weekend.

Despite claims to the contrary Joomla 1.5 does have an ACL system. It may be rudimentary but when fully understood can be very useful.

To help you I've created a simple table with an overview of who can do what.