Using Joomla!

If you’re new to content management systems—or even new to building websites—this practical guide will get you up and running in no time. You don’t have to know much code, if any, to get started. Need to build a website quickly? Have a client that requires a powerful website with lots of compelling features? Ideal for web designers and developers alike, this updated edition takes you step-by-step through site creation with Joomla, with plenty of hands-on exercises along the way.Build a sample site throughout the book to see how Joomla! worksPlan and structure your site’s categories, articles, menus, and modulesLearn the ins and outs of creating, organizing, and displaying contentAdd images, audio, and video—and create complete image galleriesBuild a blog, set up an events calendar, and create custom user formsSell merchandise by putting together your own online storeEngage visitors by creating user profiles and hangoutsSecure your site and keep it optimizedMigrate to Joomla! 3 and update your third-party extensions

Author: Ron Severdia

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