Joomla! 1.6: A User’s Guide: Building a Successful Joomla! Powered Website, 3rd Edition

Praise for Previous Edition of Joomla!: A User’s Guide. The Best Easy-to-Use Guide to Joomla!™−The World’s #1 Open Source Content Management System

If you want to build sophisticated websites that can be easily edited and updated, you need to master Joomla. Now there’s an easy-to-read, easy-to-use guide to Joomla for every site manager, administrator, and developer. Leading Joomla consultant Barrie North covers all you need to get results: installation, administration, site organization, template development, content updates, and a whole lot more. You’ll find tips, tricks, and troubleshooting solutions, as well as three start-to-finish case studies.

New to Joomla? No problem! This book starts with the simplest design and system concepts, and builds your expertise step-by-step. You’ll rapidly master Joomla’s power, even if you have no content management, scripting, or CSS expertise. Experienced with Joomla? You’ll turn to this book constantly for its authoritative, plain-English, example-rich Joomla 1.6 reference content.

  • Understand content management, what Joomla does, and how its components fit together
  • Build Joomla sites from scratch and systematically customize them to your needs
  • Create modern, pure CSS Joomla 1.6 templates using popular grid frameworks
  • Use Joomla 1.6’s nested categories to organize content and articles
  • Create dynamic pages and effective navigation
  • Work with Joomla modules and components
  • Learn how to optimize your Joomla sites for search engines
  • Follow three start-to-finish case studies: building a school website, a small business site, and a blog
  • Identify the most valuable Joomla extensions and add-ons: find them and use them

Book Details

  • Paperback: 416 pages
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall; 3rd Edition (February, 2011)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0132487063
  • ISBN-13: 978-0132487061
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