Joomla! Bible, 2nd Edition

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.

Table of Contents
Part I: Getting Started with Joomla!
Chapter 1. Introducing the Joomla! Content Management System
Chapter 2. Obtaining and Installing Joomla!
Chapter 3. Taking a First Look at Joomla!
Chapter 4. Getting the Most from Site Configuration

Part II: Working with Content and Users
Chapter 5. Managing Content
Chapter 6. Working with Editors and Media
Chapter 7. Employing Advanced Content Management Techniques
Chapter 8. Working with the Menu System
Chapter 9. Managing the Home Page of Your Site
Chapter 10. Managing Your Site’s Users
Chapter 11. Creating a Multilingual Website

Part III: Working with Components, Modules, and Plug-Ins
Chapter 12. Using the Banner Manager
Chapter 13. Working with the Contacts Component
Chapter 14. Using the Newsfeed Component
Chapter 15. Using the Site Search Components
Chapter 16. Using the Weblinks Component
Chapter 17. Working with the Site Modules
Chapter 18. Working with the Administrator Modules
Chapter 19. Working with Plug-Ins

Part IV: Customizing and Extending the System
Chapter 20. Customizing the Appearance of Joomla!
Chapter 21. Customizing Joomla! Functionality
Chapter 22. Extending Your Site

Part V: Overseeing Website Maintenance and Management
Chapter 23. Keeping Your Site Secure and Up to Date
Chapter 24. Managing Performance and Accessibility
Chapter 25. Making a Site Search–Engine Friendly

Part VI: Appendixes
Appendix A. Choosing a Sample Data Set
Appendix B. Locating Key Files
Appendix C. Installing XAMPP
Appendix D. Installing MAMP
Appendix E. Implementing e-Commerce with VirtueMart

Book Details

  • Paperback: 744 pages
  • Publisher: Wiley; 2nd Edition (March 2013)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1118474910
  • ISBN-13: 978-1118474914
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