Joomla! For Dummies

Overview

Build template-based web sites without the hassle of writing code!

Joomla! is a free, open source PHP & MySQL-based content management system that allows you to create interactive, community-based Web sites without having to write or program code in PHP or ASP.NET. This fun and friendly introduction to Joomla! shows you how to create a rich, interactive Web site that does not require any code.

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Overview

Build template-based web sites without the hassle of writing code!

Joomla! is a free, open source PHP & MySQL-based content management system that allows you to create interactive, community-based Web sites without having to write or program code in PHP or ASP.NET. This fun and friendly introduction to Joomla! shows you how to create a rich, interactive Web site that does not require any code.

No matter your skill level, this easy-to-understand resource demonstrates how to drop preconfigured modules that already contain PHP and MySQL code directly into your Joomla! site. Thanks to the Dummies fun and friendly approach, you'll quickly see how easy to create a rich, interactive Web site with Joomla!

  • Demonstrates how to create a business site—complete with shopping cart—quickly and easily
  • Walks you through developing Web sites with discussions, RSS feeds, picture submissions, and more
  • Includes coverage of the newest version of Joomla!, explains its completely new administrative features, and reviews its ability to provide different levels of access to different users via much-requested access control lists

Find out why Joomla! is the easiest way to build an interactive, community-based Web site!

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780470599020
  • Publisher: Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 2/8/2011
  • Series: For Dummies Series
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 360
  • Sales rank: 333,310
  • Product dimensions: 7.30 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Meet the Author

Seamus Bellamy is a writer and Web designer. He has also worked in the intelligence community and private sector security.

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Table of Contents

Introduction.

Part I: Getting Started with Joomla.

Chapter 1: Essential Joomla.

Chapter 2: Getting and Installing Joomla.

Chapter 3: Mastering the Front Page.

Part II: Joomla at Work.

Chapter 4: Adding Web Pages to Your Site.

Chapter 5: Building Navigation into Your Site with Menus.

Chapter 6: Mastering Web Page Creation.

Part III: Working with Joomla Modules and Templates.

Chapter 7: Getting Started with Modules.

Chapter 8: More Modules: Who, What, and Where.

Part IV: Joomla in the Real World.

Chapter 9: Laying Out Your Web Pages with Joomla Templates.

Chapter 10: Managing Your Web Site’s Users.

Chapter 11: Driving Traffi c to Your Web Site with Search Engine Optimization.

Chapter 12: Extending Joomla.

Part V: The Part of Tens.

Chapter 13: Blast From The Past: Ten Top Joomla 1.5 Extensions.

Chapter 14: Ten Ways to Get Help on Joomla.

Chapter 15: Ten Top Joomla Template Sites.

Glossary.

Index.

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