Joomla!® Bible

Joomla!® Bible

Author(s): Ric Shreves

Published Online: 21 OCT 2011 03:10PM EST

Print ISBN: 9780470509579

Online ISBN: 9781118255711

DOI: 10.1002/9781118255711

About this Book

Comprehensive guide to creating Web sites with the open-source Joomla!1.5

Joomla! is an open-source content management system (CMS) for Web sites. While it is free and relatively easy to use, there are lots of tricks and functionality that may not be intuitive to new users or those switching from other systems. And the previous version is quite different from the new Joomla 1.5, for which documentation is sparse. Joomla! Bible is the complete, step-by-step guide you need to build and manage Web sites using the very newest version of this powerful and popular CMS.

  • Walks you through obtaining the Joomla! 1.5 code and how to deploy it to a server, configure the site, create content, and manage content and user hierarchies
  • Helps you get the most out of core modules that provide advanced functionality, including the Polls Module, the Banner Manager, the Media Manager, Galleries, Weblinks, Content Syndication, and Newsfeed Aggregation
  • Vaults you into the world of Web 2.0 with extensive coverage of JomSocial, and shows you how to set up for e-commmerce with VirtueMart

Get the most out of Joomla! 1.5 with this complete guide guide.

Table of contents

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  1. Part I: Getting Started with Joomla!

  2. Part II: Working with Content and Users

  3. Part III: Working with Components, Modules, and Plugins

  4. Part IV: Customizing and Extending the System

  5. Part V: Site Maintenance and Management

  6. Part VI: Appendixes

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