Everything you need to know to plan and maintain a Joomla!site
Joomla! offers powerful functionality and ease of configuration,making it an immensely popular open source contentmanagementsystem. However, far more than simply downloading andinstalling Joomla! is required in order to create a dynamic website. This book walks you through the critical steps that must betaken in the planning process prior to establishing a Joomla! site.Joomla! expert Jen Kramer reviews essential questions that need tobe asked of a client, discusses technical solutions to a variety ofchallenges, and explains how a site structure should be organized.Once the groundwork has been laid, you'll discover how to host andinstall Joomla!, and upgrade and maintain your Joomla! site.
Joomla! Start to Finish:
Sheds light on downloading and installing Joomla!, creating asite map, and tracking content and images
Details how to perform backups with JoomlaPack
Examines the modules, components, and plugins that come withJoomla!
Delves into Joomla!'s default template and how to download atemplate from another site
Introduces the Joomla! Extensions Directory and explains how touse it
Describes creating customized templates from the ground up,including advanced styling tricks with CSS
Expounds site maintenance and the importance of backups
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