Beginning Joomla – Dan Rahmel – 1st Edition


Do you want the ability to manage documents, photos, and other content over the Web, but don’t want to shell out thousands of dollars in proprietary ? Want to create an online community for your hobby or user group? You’re not alone. For thousands of like-minded users around the globe, the answer is !, an open-source content used to manage all sorts of data over the Web.

While Joomla! is relatively easy to install, a fair amount of knowledge is required in order to configure the application to your specific needs. ! answers many of the questions you’re sure to have, guiding you through the process of creating your own design templates, adding and managing content, and adding popular community features such as article commenting, user profile management, and forums. Later chapters discuss e-commerce , explore search engine , and show you how to extend Joomla! by creating your own plug-ins.

Table of Contents

1 Introduction to Joomla!
2 Quickstart: Setting Up a Joomla! Site in 20 Minutes
3 Installation and Configuration
4 Adding Content
5 Administering Joomla!
6 Creating Your Own Templates
7 Joomla! Extensions
8 Web Community Features
9 Site Statistics
10 Photo Gallery
11 Joomla! E-commerce
12 Search Engine Optimization and Joomla!
13 Creating Extensions
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