Joomla! Start to Finish

Joomla! Start to Finish

Jen Kramer

Language: English

Pages: 251

ISBN: 047057089X

Format: PDF / Kindle (mobi) / ePub

Everything you need to know to plan and maintain a Joomla! site
Joomla! offers powerful functionality and ease of configuration, making it an immensely popular open source content management system. However, far more than simply downloading and installing Joomla! is required in order to create a dynamic web site. This book walks you through the critical steps that must be taken in the planning process prior to establishing a Joomla! site. Joomla! expert Jen Kramer reviews essential questions that need to be asked of a client, discusses technical solutions to a variety of challenges, and explains how a site structure should be organized.

Topics Covered:

I Want a Web Site and I Want It Blue — How Much Will That Cost?

Choosing the Right Technologies to Solve the Business Problem

Downloading and Installing Joomla!

A Brief Tour of the Joomla! Administration Interface

Creating and Configuring Menus

Installing and Configuring

Modules That Come with Joomla

Components That Come with Joomla!

Plug-Ins That Come with Joomla!

Adding Extensions to Joomla!

Home Page Tips and Tricks

Custom Templates

Advanced Template and CSS Tricks

Site Maintenance and Training

Once the groundwork has been laid, you'll discover how to host and install Joomla!, and upgrade and maintain your Joomla! site.

Gray Hat Python Python Programming For Hackers And Reverse Engineers

Git for Humans

Your Life, Uploaded: The Digital Way to Better Memory, Health, and Productivity

Extending Jenkins

RESTful Web Services Cookbook: Solutions for Improving Scalability and Simplicity















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Discover that they do not have to use the TinyMCE editor. The usability of this editor has improved over time, but many Joomla developers (including this one) have the opinion that TinyMCE lacks some specific functionality that would make it much easier to use. For example, TinyMCE has no default way of linking one page in your Joomla site to another by simply browsing for the page. You must know the URL of the page to which you want to link, but most clients don’t know this information and find.

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