Scalable Joomla Server Setup for High Volume Sites

At the last Joomla User Group meeting here in Sydney there was a little chatter about how some people configure their server setups for Enterprise and high volume traffic for their Joomla sites.   I thought I’d share a setup that one of our clients had. Just had to check if it was ok to share. […]

Joomla high performance cloud server setup

WordPress Trends vs Joomla Trends

PB Web Development is primarily an open source design and development company concentrating on solutions such as WordPress, Joomla, Magento and OpenCart. Depending on the situation we will use a different solution that will best suit the requirements and the client. For the majority of the website that we design and build upon, they usually […]

Shrink wrapping services into a product

Jason Bargent, Regional Director at Bluewolf will be doing a ‘lightning’ talk on shrink wrapping services into a product. More details of his background and experiences here. If you missed the Meetup and would like to find out more, we’ve recorded the session and have made it available for all as a downloadable audio file. Download […]

Product Mavens Product Management Meetup

Pull up Meetup Banner artwork

Networking the old school way

The team here at PB Web Development have created a pull up banner for your live networking Meetup events. People put so much emphasis on social networking these days. Twitter this, Facebook that, LinkedIn this etc. People are forgetting some of the more traditional ways of connecting with customers, clients and creating some of the […]

Why You Need Facebook Insights

Most of our clients use Facebook for some aspect of their business whether its for personal or business use. What is more important to note is that you should be integrating in Facebook Insights into your apps and websites in order to get a little bit more detailed data about your users.

Planning for a website design and development project

At PB Web Development we take many steps in regards to scoping out a project and planning for one. There are so many different aspects to look at and test against and all should be taken into account. Last year at the Joomla World Conference 2013 held at Harvard University, I was lucky enough to […]

Dealing with a Web Design and Development Company

Communications is always one of the most important things in regards to working with any company for any type of web or development project and this is one system that we have been working on over the past year to help improve the internal workflow, communication and management of our web design and development projects […]

JIRA by Atlassian


Adding Breadcrumb Microdata to Your Joomla Website

Recently, we launched our new portfolio site and I personally have been tweaking parts of it as the days go by. I guess it is a little side project that I keep tapping away at and never will be finished. One of the more interesting things in the new site build is the addition of […]

BlueHost and Joomla 1.5. Time to Move Your Site

We’ve been told through social channels that a hosting company in the States, BlueHost, have stated that they will be suspending websites that are running Joomla 1.5 as they believe it is insecure and ruining their servers. Originally sourced from this article on OSTraining. Joomla 1.5 can still be secure if maintained properly and we can help you […]


Dublin Core and AGLSMeta Data for Joomla

Someone has to do it! We’ve been working on an extension for Joomla that will allow full AGLS and Dublin Core metadata schemas for Joomla. The extension allows you to define which terms you would like to use and have displayed on the editor view of a Joomla article. This metadata is then displayed on an […]