Joomla 3 Explained: Your Step-By-Step Guide

Joomla 3 Explained: Your Step-By-Step Guide

by Stephen Burge
     
 

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Master Joomla! Hands-On, Step-by-Step, Using Easy, Practical Examples

Today, millions of websites rely on Joomla!–from personal sites to those of huge organizations like General Electric, Porsche, and the United Nations. Now, using Joomla! 3, you too can create websites that are mobile-ready, responsive, flexible, powerful, and secure–even

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Master Joomla! Hands-On, Step-by-Step, Using Easy, Practical Examples

Today, millions of websites rely on Joomla!–from personal sites to those of huge organizations like General Electric, Porsche, and the United Nations. Now, using Joomla! 3, you too can create websites that are mobile-ready, responsive, flexible, powerful, and secure–even if you’re an absolute beginner.

In Joomla!® 3 Explained, top Joomla! trainer Stephen Burge teaches you everything you need to know. Burge has taught thousands of Joomla! newcomers and thousands more who’ve experimented with Joomla! but haven’t mastered it yet. Nobody knows more about guiding you up the Joomla! learning curve.

You’ll master Joomla! 3 hands-on, through a complete case study, crystal-clear visuals, simple explanations, and on-target analogies, all extensively tested with real Joomla! beginners. Burge walks you through installing Joomla! 3, planning sites that are easy to use and manage, adding content, and incorporating powerful site features without programming. Finally, Burge shows you how to run your site securely and efficiently, no matter how big or popular it becomes!

Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher
“The number one position is a suitable spot for this book, and almost any Joomla user– from absolute beginners to seasoned experts–can extract valuable information from this book.”

–Theo van der Zee

“Steve Burge started his business at the same time I did back in 2007. Over time, I’ve seen him struggle and succeed with different initiatives, but the following things were always constant: his honesty, business persistence, and true leadership in the Joomla! Open Source community. We’ve been a satisfied customer of ostraining.com since its initial launch and would highly recommend his work.”

–Ogy Nikolic, CEO, OGO Sense

“Finally! A Joomla book for non-geeks.”

–Charlie Sasser, R.E. Mason Company

Joomla!® 3 Explained, Second Edition, is both comprehensive and thorough . . . a fantastic resource for Joomla users everywhere!”

–Jonathan Gafill, CEO, CloudAccess.net

“This is an excellent resource for the web developer new to Joomla . . . a great book both to start with and to keep on hand as a reference manual.”

–Les Platz, Web Developer

Joomla!® 3 Explained, Second Edition, is a book I’ve recommended many times. In plain English, Stephen makes it easy to learn material that could otherwise be a daunting challenge. For those building a site for the first time, and for those completely new to Joomla, I can’t think of a better starting point.”

–Scott Wolpow, Founding Board Member, NYC Joomla! Users Group, and CEO, Netalytical Inc.

“Having taught college-level computer science and programming courses, I can only express my admiration for the organization and didactic techniques Burge has used in this book. I would recommend it highly to anyone interested in learning the basics of Joomla.”

–Gary Albers, Website Designer

“Overall this is a really good introduction to Joomla for the absolute novice. If you’re a site admin suddenly told that you’re looking after a Joomla site, then this tutorial is a great place to turn to.”

–Pan Pantziarka, Publisher of TechBookReport

“The book is as complete as you could desire for a beginning book, and if you master it you will be building websites in their totality. It is simply the best out there.”

–Bill S., Tokyo Joomla User Group

“The final verdict is that this is one of the best introductory books on Joomla I have encountered.”

–Ian Elliot, IProgrammer, Reviewer

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780321943224
Publisher:
Addison-Wesley
Publication date:
08/08/2014
Series:
Joomla! Press Series
Pages:
380
Sales rank:
546,703
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.00(d)

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Meet the Author

Stephen Burge runs OSTraining.com, which specializes in teaching website development. OSTraining.com’s clients include Apple, Pfizer, and the U.S. Departments of Energy, Education, and Commerce. Burge’s Joomla!® Explained (Addison-Wesley, 2011) and Drupal™ 7 Explained (Sams Publishing, 2014) are each the world’s best-selling guides to the software they cover.

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