Joomla! 24-Hour Trainer

  • 3h 43m
  • Jen Kramer
  • John Wiley & Sons (US)
  • 2011

Build a complete, functional, and useful Joomla! Web site with this book

As one of the most downloaded open source content management systems on the market today, Joomla! allows you to build functional, interactive Web sites without having to know PHP or MySQL. With this unique book, you’ll get up to speed with Joomla! and learn to build a complete Web site—all at your own pace. Along with detailed guidance and an abundance of screen shots, this unique book clearly demonstrates every step of the process for using Joomla! when creating a Web site.

  • Offers a unique book to walk you through using Joomla! to create a Web site
  • Describes programming considerations for you to keep in mind and poses questions to ask yourself when creating a site with Joomla!

Use this soup-to-nuts book as a detailed resource for building Web sites with Joomla!

About the Author

Jen Kramer is the president of 4Web, Inc, where she builds highly customized Joomla! websites and offers Joomla! training. She also runs Joomla! User Group New England and is a author for Joomla!.

In this Book

  • Introduction
  • Understanding Joomla!
  • Planning Your Website
  • Purchasing a Domain Name and Web Hosting
  • Installing Joomla!
  • A Tour of the Joomla! Administrator Interface
  • Defining Section and Category Structure
  • Creating, Editing, and Deleting Sections
  • Creating, Editing, and Deleting Categories
  • Creating, Editing, and Deleting Articles
  • Adding Articles to the Home Page
  • Using Advanced Article Options
  • Including Media in Articles
  • Linking Articles to the Menu
  • Using Advanced Menu Options—Articles
  • Using Advanced Menu Options—Creating New Menus
  • Using Advanced Menu Options—Wrappers and External Links
  • Choosing and Installing Templates
  • Configuring Breadcrumbs
  • Configuring Latest News and Newsflash
  • Configuring Random Images
  • Configuring Search
  • The Custom HTML Module and its Uses
  • Embedding Modules in Articles
  • Configuring Contacts
  • Configuring Web Links
  • Adding Extensions to Joomla!
  • Changing the Editor in Joomla! to JCE
  • Installing and Configuring Akeeba Backup
  • Installing and Configuring JEvents
  • Installing and Configuring Simple Image Gallery
  • Creating and Editing Users
  • Creating a Password-Protected Portion of the Website
  • Maximizing Search Engine Optimization for Your Site
  • Managing Backups, Maintenance, and other Administrative Functions