Joomla! is a powerful CMS used to build all kinds of websites. But when you're urgently tasked with building a specific kind of site, it's not always obvious which extensions to use or where to begin. Imagine how easy it would be if you had some simple directions to create Joomla! websites for personal or business use within a day. Would you be interested?
Joomla! 1.5 Site Blueprints LITE is a project-based guide to developing web applications with Joomla!. It will take you through all the steps to build 3 Joomla! websites and guide you to get your new site up and running in a couple of hours without employing a developer.
You'll see how to build a website for your company, an events site, and an ecommerce site.
You will take full advantage of the powerful core features offered by the Joomla! framework together with the many available contributed modules and themes to develop applications within hours.
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Each chapter is dedicated to a hands-on example project, which are based on fictitious web site development briefs that illustrate practical ways of applying Joomla!. Each chapter contains step-by-step instructions for building the web project, aided by the extensive use of screenshots.
When you have completed each project, you will have the knowledge and confidence to apply the techniques you have learned to create your own custom web application.
Who this book is for
This book is for anybody who wants to build Joomla! sites, and see how to apply the many available Joomla! plugins and features in different scenarios. If you develop Joomla! sites professionally, or would like to try building web sites as a freelancer, this is a great book to help you get started.