Introduction

Site Management, Development, Development Tools

A Joomla Site Development Tool to improve your workflow with Joomla website development.
- Create a Checklist for your own workflow
- Export your Checklist and import it in all the websites that you develop.
- Keep a full overview of everything that you have done and anything that still needs to be done.
- The default English Checklist has shortcuts to configuration options in the Joomla admin panel

  • Favourite
  • Report

Features

  • Easily manage your own Checklist of everything you have to do before a website can be put online
  • Manage your own Checklist of Categories and Checklist items
  • Import and export your own Checklist Categories and Checklist Items
  • Download and import a default Site Checklist with items related to Joomla website development
  • Have a full overview of everything that has been done and have to be done
  • Easily check or uncheck items to update the status of an item
  • Add notes with details to each Checklist item
  • Add hyperlinks to your notes to create short cuts to specific pages in your Joomla admin or external websites

Getting started

  • Download db8 Site Dev
  • Install the package (Component + Module) in the Extension Manager
  • The Component will be installed with one default Checklist
  • Look at how to create a Checklist via Categories + Check Items
  • Look at how the Checklist works and the result in the overview on the Dashboard
  • The About page has an option to export/import a Checklist
  • In case you find a bugs in this software, please create an issue at Github.com
  • If you find this extension useful, please consider leaving a positive review at the Joomla Extension Directory (JED)

Background

Since 2005 I support with db8.nl companies with Joomla websites. When developing websites for customers I always have to do the same things to configure and optimize the website before putting it live. The awesome Live Checklist created by Rene Kreijveld has proven to be a great tool to keep track of everything that you have to do. It's a list of things you have to do to configure and optimize your Joomla website.

However, the list is an offline one that you can use next to your computer. What if such a list would be inside the website you were developing? I decided to develop this extension to have such a checklist tool within the website that is under development. Website developers can add their own checklist or Generate a default Live Checklist.

db8 Site Dev v0.9.3 consists of an Admin Component and Admin Module and is available with the following language packs:
- en-GB (UK English)
- da-DK (Danish)
- de-DE (German)
- fr-FR (French)
- nl-NL (Dutch).

Useful



Posted on 24 January 2018
Functionality
It works as expected.
Ease of use
Seems easy to use
Documentation
Documentation ok. NB the download link is only for the component. If you want the module you need to get it from github
I used this to: Keeping a record of components and modules installed and settings, modifications and overrides used. Both for a record within the site and also to migrate to other new sites. Simple and effective. Once a site is live you probably don't need the module as all will be checked.
Functionality
During development this extension is a big help to do all the tasks, also usefulle when building the site with collegue-devs.
Ease of use
Example data is usefull to get familiar with the component. Always the actual state within reach.
Support
db8 developer responds very quick on issues, questions and comments
Documentation
Doesn't need extensive documentation because use of extension speaks for itself. Example data is usefull too
I used this to: Installed it in my default deployment distro together with other usefull extensions

Great Tool



Posted on 14 June 2016
Functionality
Excellent.
Ease of use
Very easy to manage.
Support
Have had excellent responses from the developer regarding some suggestions for improvement.
I used this to: This is a fantastic extension that replaces manual lists. There is so much to do when writing a website and this extension provides the ability to keep you on track from start to post launch. Well done.

Nice one



Posted on 11 June 2016
Functionality
Perfect
Ease of use
Very easy
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db8 Site Dev

Version:
0.9.4
Developer:
Peter Martin
Last updated:
Feb 22 2017
Date added:
Jun 07 2016
License:
GPLv2 or later
Type:
Free download
Includes:
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Compatibility:
3
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