A Joomla User Group (JUG) is a local meeting of people, that regularly share Joomla knowledge, experience and connect with other members of our community. It is a great place to meet new people, and is perfect for all skill levels ranging from newbies, expert Joomla developers, web designers, web managers and anyone wanting to learn more about Joomla.
At the moment there are 175 Registered Joomla User Groups around the world!
There are some basic requirements to start a Joomla User Group which include:
There are many ways to find other Joomla users in your local area:
There are many aspects and questions which need careful consideration when running a Joomla! User Group.
To help those interested in creating and running a Joomla! User Group, here are some common resources to help.
There is a popular Skype chat which includes JUG Organisers from around the world - if you would like to join it please get in touch with one of the Joomla User Group Team.
We also have a Google Doc which we hope to convert over to be hosted here, this is at http://bit.ly/JUGSmaster.
Are you willing to speak at JUG meetings either geographically near you or via Skype/Google+? If so, please add your details to the JUG Speakers List. Be sure to leave a means for JUG Organisers to contact you.
Have you got slide decks and resources that you would like to make available to others? If so, please add these to the JUG Resources page.