Your complete guide to the Joomla! content management system
Whether you use Joomla! to power a website, intranet, or blog, you'll need a good how-to reference on this complex, but not always intuitive, content management software. Joomla! Bible, Second Edition is that book. It not only brings you up to speed on the changes and extensions that are now part of Joomla! 3.0, it thoroughly covers functions and tasks, including installation, configuration, management, advanced modules, and extended coverage of two key extensions.
You'll learn how to obtain code and deploy it to a server; how to obtain, modify, and delete content; how to choose between the Joomla! Platform and the Joomla! CMS; and more. By the time you finish the Joomla! Bible, Second Edition, you'll be well prepared to build and maintain a Joomla!-based website.
- Walks you through obtaining the Joomla! 3.0 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, Content Syndication, Newsfeed Aggregation, and others
- Includes hands-on tutorials and real-world practical applications
Whether you're a content manager, website manager, developer, or do-it-yourselfer, make sure you keep Joomla! Bible, Second Edition on hand.
From the Back Cover
Includes complete coverage of Joomla! 3.0 Design and build a Joomla!-based website Get the very most out of the 3.0 release Add SEO and social networking to your site Confidently create websites, intranets, or blogs with Joomla! CMS With the Joomla! content management system, you can create your own website, intranet, or blogwithout knowing a single line of code. But while Joomla! 3.0 is richer than ever in features and functions, it's still complicated to use. That's where this detailed book comes in. This comprehensive, step-by-step guide covers Joomla! from top to bottom, including its powerful extensions, how to customize, and making your site search-friendly. You'll soon be ready to build and maintain a robust, Joomla!-based website. Obtain the Joomla! 3.0 code and install it with a simplified new 3-step process Control, configure, enable, and modify settings with Global Configuration Manager Understand content hierarchy and create content structures Master all templates, components, modules, and plug-ins Make your site search-friendly, and learn how to enhance performance and accessibility Effectively manage site security, upgrades, and maintenance Discover third-party extensions that enhance the functionality of your site Learn to customize your site and create your own templates using Twitter Bootstrap Install and configure Joomla! with this complete guide Find detailed explanations of all system interfaces Customize Joomla! and create your own templates