Joomla! is the world's hottest open-source content management system. Out of the box, Joomla! does a great job of managing the content needed to make your website sing. Many Joomla! developers face common implementation hurdles, some might want to rapidly extend the Joomla! core functionality or might want to create new and exciting extensions.
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This books gives you solutions for problems that Joomla! developers face when working with the Joomla! database, styling pages or trying to customize the backend of the site to suit their own needs. If you're trying to do these things, you'll want this book.
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This book is in Packt's Cookbook series. A Packt Cookbook contains recipes for solutions to the most important problems you face when working with a topic.
Inside the Cookbook you will find:
- A straightforward and easy to follow format
- A selection of the most important tasks and problems
- Carefully organized instructions for solving the problem efficiently
- Clear explanations of what you did
- Details for applying the solution to other situations
Who this book is for
This book is for PHP developers who have spent time attempting to extend or customize Joomla with PHP code. This book has been designed with specific Joomla! development problems in mind, and it is expected that you are comfortable using PHP code to extend and customize Joomla!