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Joomla! 1.5 Top Extensions Cookbook
     

Joomla! 1.5 Top Extensions Cookbook

by Suhreed Sarkar
 

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If you want to extend a basic Joomla! site using Joomla! extensions, this step-by-step cookbook for using Joomla! extensions is for you. You do not need prior knowledge of using extensions but must have a basic knowledge of setting up a Joomla! site. Knowledge of PHP and database skills will be helpful but are not essential. The book covers top Joomla! extensions to

Overview

If you want to extend a basic Joomla! site using Joomla! extensions, this step-by-step cookbook for using Joomla! extensions is for you. You do not need prior knowledge of using extensions but must have a basic knowledge of setting up a Joomla! site. Knowledge of PHP and database skills will be helpful but are not essential. The book covers top Joomla! extensions to add maps, image galleries, slideshows, Unified Display Interface (UDI) and video players, security, forums, shopping cart, guestbook, and other mind-opening functionalities to your site. You will learn to control access to your Joomla! site and ensure its security, migrate your website to a newer version, integrate Joomla with phpBB, improve communication among your site users, collect feedback from visitors by adding a guestbook, add an AJAX contact form, build database applications without coding, watch users in real time, improve advertising, add e-commerce functionalities, and preview the content you create more easily.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781849511803
Publisher:
Packt Publishing
Publication date:
10/23/2010
Pages:
460
Product dimensions:
7.50(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.93(d)

Meet the Author

Suhreed Sarkar is an IT consultant, trainer, and technical writer. He studied Marine engineering, served on board ship for two years, and then started his journey in to the IT world with MCSE in the Windows NT 4.0 track. Later he studied business administration and earned his MBA from the University of Dhaka. He has a bunch of BrainBench certifications on various topics including PHP4, Project Management, RDBMS Concepts, E-commerce, Web Server Administration, Internet Security, Training Development, Training Delivery and Evaluation, and Technical Writing.

He has taught courses on system administration, web development, e-commerce, and MIS. He has consulted for several national and international organizations including the United Nations, and helped clients build and adapt their web portals, large scale databases, and management information systems. At present he is working on building a framework for education sector MIS, and promoting use of ICTs in education.

Suhreed is renowned technical author in Bengali � having a dozen of books published on subjects covering web development, LAMP, networking, and system administration. He authored Zen Cart: E-commerce Application Development, Joomla! E-commerce with Virtuemart, and Joomla! with Flash, published by Packt Publishing. While not busy with hacking some apps, blogging on his blog (suhreedsarkar.com), reading the philosophy of Bertrand Russell or management thought of Peter F Drucker � he likes to spend some special moments with his family. Suhreed lives in Dhaka, Bangladesh

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