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Beginning Joomla!, Second Editionby Dan Rahmel
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Joomla is one of the most searched?for and hired?for open source content management systems in the world. Since 2007, the combination of Joomla and Dan Rahmel 's bestselling Beginning Joomla , From Novice to Professional have made it so that all you have to do is read a single book to learn how to build sites that take community?authored content and turn it instantly into published web pages with features like rich templating, content management, forums, photo management, and article commenting.
Now revised and updated for Joomla 1.5, this second edition ?job?in?a?book? provides the solid core of know?how that you?ll need to get the most out of your Joomla deployment, written to fully exploit the features of latest version of Joomla More than just a simple ?build a toy web site? guide, Beginning Joomla , Second Edition will give you a wealth of life?saving tips, tricks, tools, and fixes that experienced Joomla developers use to build powerful, popular web sites while avoiding major headaches. This book coversHow to use add and create extensionsAccess management and how documents, photos, and other content are managed in Joomla 1.5E?commerce integration and search engine optimization
Dan Rahmel explores the updates to Joomla 1.5 that you?ll need if you already use Joomla and explains, using the latest terms, how to build a web site from scratch if you don?t already use Joomla An update to the best?selling Joomla title on the market, this is the Joomla book to get. What you?ll learn The best way to set up a Joomla installation and web server Creating a Joomla site, from idea to execution The latest features of Joomla and how to leverage them Who this book is for
This book is for current and prospective web developers interested in using the Joomla content management system, as well as for any web user seeking to learn how to self-publish for a community.
Now revised and updated for the new Joomla! 1.6, this second edition provides the solid core of know-how that developers need to get the most out of their Joomla! deployment. It offers a wealth of lifesaving tips, tricks, tools, and fixes that experienced Joomla! developers use to build powerful, popular Web sites while avoiding major headaches.
This Second Edition of Beginning Joomla updates to the new features included in Joomla 1.6. Author Dan Rahmel shows site managers and developers alike how to build impressive and complex websites using the number one open source content management system, Joomla
While it is simple to install Joomla and use its base features (http: //www.joomla.org/) many users will want to customize it to their specific needs, tweaking the design templates and extending its capabilities.
Beginning Joomla is the most up-to-date guide available for users seeking to resolve the many common yet confusing questions surrounding these tasks. Along the way, the book takes special care to focus on implementing many of today's most desired website features, such as MySpace-like user profile management, photo galleries, and e-commerce.
The new features for Joomla 1.6 such as access management, content versioning, multi-blogger components and the expanded search capabilities are all covered in this new edition.
Do you want the ability to manage documents, photos, and other content over the Web but dont want to shell out thousands of dollars in proprietary solutions? Want to create an online community for your hobby or user group? Youre not alone. For thousands of like-minded around the globe, the answer is Joomla , an open source content management system 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. Beginning Joomla answers many of the questions youre 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 integration, explore search engine optimization, and show you how to extend Joomla by creating your own plug-ins.
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