Why use Joomla? Because with Joomla you don't need to have anytechnical expertise or web design experience to create effectivewebsites and web apps. Whether you're creating your first websiteor building a multi-function site for a client, this book providesstraightforward, hands-on instruction that makes it easy to learnthis open source web content management system.
Written by members of the Joomla Leadership Team, Using Joomlahelps newcomers quickly learn the basics, while developers withJoomla experience will pick up best practices for building moresophisticated websites. You'll also find more than a dozen ways toextend the functionality of existing Joomla-built websites. Startbuilding with Joomla in minutes!
Get guidelines for planning, creating, and organizing yourcontent
Understand how to create and use Joomla templates to buildwebsites quickly
Explore how components, modules, and plug-ins can extend yoursite's functionality
Increase your site ranking by using Joomla best practices
Use built-in components such as banners, news feeds, polls,search, and web links
Set up an online store, calendar, photo gallery, discussionforum, and more
Learn important security precautions to safeguard yoursite