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! works
Plan and structure your site’s categories, articles, menus, and modules
Learn the ins and outs of creating, organizing, and displaying content
Add images, audio, and video—and create complete image galleries
Build a blog, set up an events calendar, and create custom user forms
Sell merchandise by putting together your own online store
Engage visitors by creating user profiles and hangouts
Secure your site and keep it optimized
Migrate to Joomla! 3 and update your third-party extensions