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
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