11. Building Your Site Structure

In This Chapter

Planning Your Web Site 224

Must-Have Extensions 228

Selecting a Template 235

Organizing the Main Pages 237

Creating the Main Menu 242

Styling the Main Menu 246

Putting It All Together 252

By now, you should have a basic understanding of Joomla’s features and functional concepts. You know how to use extensions, enable plug-ins, create categories and menus, and much more.

The remaining chapters of this book walk you through creating a real-world web site using this book’s companion web site, www.writingyourdreams.com. This site incorporates the most common types of web functions:

• Portfolios—professional, personal, and services

• Media (image and video) galleries

• Blogging

• Social media integration ...

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