Joomla! For Dummies, 2nd Edition
By Seamus Bellamy, Steven Holzner
Publisher: Wiley / For Dummies
Final Release Date: January 2011
Pages: 360

Build the coolest interactive Web sites — you don't even need to know how to write code!

Want a Web site that looks as though it were built by a Fortune 500 company? With Joomla! and this book, you can whip one up in no time at all. You'll quickly learn how to create a rich, interactive site that integrates discussions, RSS feeds, picture submissions, shopping carts, and more. It's the fast and easy way to make a splash on the Web!

  • Jump right into Joomla! — customize the home page by installing your own logo, adding text, modifying navigation menus, and more

  • Navigate your site — find out how to build your own pages and then create menu items as you develop the best layout

  • Add some spice — select from dozens of built-in modules to make your site more interactive

  • Let them participate — include search capability, polls, menus, newsflashes, and banners

  • Simplify your work — use Joomla! templates to determine what goes where, how modules are positioned, and where to display page content

  • Dive into the real world — add everything from games and complete shopping-cart systems to site-map generators and multilingual content managers

  • Get them there — see how Joomla! supports search engine optimization

Open the book and find:

  • All about getting and installing Joomla!

  • Tips on mastering the Front Page

  • How to build navigation into your site with menus

  • Ways to lay out Web pages with Joomla! templates

  • Search engine optimization techniques to drive Web traffic

  • How to work with Joomla! modules

  • Steps for managing visitors on your site

  • The 10 best Joomla! extensions to use

Learn to:

  • Use Joomla!'s preconfigured modules to create interactive Web sites

  • Build sites with discussion boards, RSS feeds, and shopping carts

  • Enable users to post comments and photos and participate in surveys

  • Take advantage of new security features

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