Tags are a type of metadata - keywords or terms that can be assigned to various pieces of written content, images or components that are used on a website in order to be indexed by search engines so end users who are browsing the Internet can search for and locate your content . The new core Tags component in 3.1 enables Joomla users to easily integrate tags for articles, images and other components. The host illustrates the basic functionality and common uses of the core tags component and discusses how to use tags while developing an extension.
Elin Waring is a long time Joomla! user and former President of Open Source Matters, the non profit organization that provides legal, financial and organizational support to the Joomla! Project. In that role she led a number of initiatives ranging from writing the translation policy to obtaining a trademark for the Joomla! Brand. She has made over 5,000 posts on the Joomla! forums and wrote most of the Frequently Asked Questions for Joomla! 1.0. She is an active member of the Joomla! Bug Squad and participates in many Joomla! events. Elin is also co-author of The Official Joomla! Book.
Elin is a professor of sociology at Lehman College, City University of New York where she teachers research methods. She has published a number of books, including White Collar Crime and Criminal Careers, Crimes of the Middle Classes: White Collar Offenders in the Federal Courts, and Russian Mafia in America: Crime Immigration and Culture, and scholarly articles in the areas of white collar crime, organized crime and social organization.