Beginning Joomla! Web Site Development
Want to build and maintain dynamic websites without having to learn HTML and CSS? Joomla! open-source web content management system and this beginner's guide are all you need. This book walks you step-by-step through the process of building a website with Joomla!, providing detailed instruction in Wrox's practical, programmer-to- programmer style.
The book explores key concepts and shows how each concept relates to the development of an actual real-world web site you can access online.
- Joomla! is an open-source web content management system used to build and maintain dynamic web sites without using specific web languages like HTML and Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
- Walks you step by step through the process of building a website with Jooma! and features plenty of examples of actual websites that illustrate concepts
- Topics include configuration; managing content, core modules, plugins, menus, and extensions; building custom templates; and performing troubleshooting; also provides advanced tips and tricks, and more
From configuration and management to troubleshooting and advanced tips, this is the book to get you up and running with Joomla!
Chapter 1: Joomla! Jargon: Understanding the Language of Joomla!
Chapter 2: Taking a Look Under the Hood.
Chapter 3: Configuring Joomla!
Chapter 4: Managing Content.
Chapter 5: Managing Menus.
Chapter 6: Extending Joomla!
Chapter 7: Syndication in Joomla! 1.5.
Chapter 8: Building a Custom Template.
Chapter 9: Troubleshooting Your Site.
Chapter 10: Advanced Tips and Tricks.
Appendix A: Exercise Solutions.
Appendix B: Installing Joomla!
Appendix C: Must-have Extensions.
Appendix D: Useful Resources.