Basic Joomla! is great, but there's so much more to it once you know how to use extensions. From video players to shopping carts, these 80 hands-on recipes give you the lowdown on the latest and greatest customizations.
Set up and use the best extensions available for Joomla!
Covers extensions for just about every use of Joomla!
Packed with recipes to help you get the most of the Joomla! extensions
Part of Packt's Cookbook series: Each recipe is a carefully organized sequence of instructions to complete the task as efficiently as possible
Joomla is an award-winning open source content management system and satisfies all your website needs. It can be extended to add features not present in the default system. Many people using Joomla! build their site easily but when they think of extending their site to the next level, with so many extensions available, they face hurdles.
Get over these hurdles with the help of Joomla! Top Extensions Cookbook. This book contains top Joomla! extensions to add maps, image galleries, slideshows, udi and video players, security, forums, shopping cart, guestbook, and other mind-opening functionalities to your site. This book provides step-by-step recipes to enrich and expand your site using Joomla! extensions the way you want to.
This book will begin with teaching you how to control access to your Joomla! site and ensuring your site’s security. You will then move on to learn migrating your website to a newer version and integrating Joomla with phpBB. You will also learn how to improve communication among your site users, collecting feedback from visitors by adding a guestbook, adding Ajax contact form, building database applications without coding, and more. As you reach the end of the book you will learn how these Joomla! extensions allow watching users in real time, adding Google map, improving advertising, adding e-commerce functionalities, and better previewing of the contents we created.
A step by step guide for extending Joomla!’s functions using most popular extensions for Joomla! 1.5