Advanced Joomla! teaches you advanced techniques for customizing a Joomla! CMS, including creating templates, administration, and building extensions. It will provide the technical know-how and a bonanza of information that will allow you to take your Joomla! sites to the next level.
Written by bestselling more » Beginning Joomla! author Dan Rahmel, Advanced Joomla! picks up right where Beginning Joomla! left off. Amongst other things, it shows you how to integrate advanced features into your Joomla! site, including social networking, blogging, and Google and Yahoo! web services; construct advanced Joomla! templates that use multiple stylesheets; use advanced administration techniques; and employ MySQL data reporting, remote deployment, and quality control using automated testing. « less
Build Joomla websites for mobile devices
Create a feature-rich site that's easy to expand, customize, and maintain for mobile devices. Design clear and easy navigation using menus, submenus, and text hyperlinks. Plan and implement advanced configurations for modules. Organize your site content in different tabs, articles, and slideshows and more » improve its search capability with AJAX searching. Make full use of templates to get your site to look just right, tweak the CSS, and customize templates using your own logo, fonts, and colors. Create and specify mobile stylesheets for your Joomla website in order to style your Joomla website more effectively for mobile users. Extend Joomla's capabilities by finding and utilizing must-have extensions that perfectly meet your needs. Modify extension functionality to suit your needs. « less
Now, for the first time, there's a complete, authorized guide to template design, development, and customization with Joomla!. Packed with examples, this clear, concise, practical text covers everything from beginning-level skills to power techniques - even creating new HTML5-native mobile views, today's more » most exciting new Joomla! capability.
Joomla! is a free, open source PHP & MySQL-based content management system that allows you to create interactive, community-based Web sites without having to write or program code in PHP or ASP.NET. This fun and friendly introduction to Joomla! shows you how to create a rich, interactive Web site that more » does not require any code.
No matter your skill level, this easy-to-understand resource demonstrates how to drop preconfigured modules that already contain PHP and MySQL code directly into your Joomla! site. Thanks to the Dummies fun and friendly approach, you'll quickly see how easy to create a rich, interactive Web site with Joomla! « less
Over 60 quick and direct recipes to help you overcome common Joomla! queries
If you are a Joomla! site owner, you must already be aware of how this robust, easy to use, open source content management system can help you build a great looking site instantly. You must also be aware of the many problems that it can throw up from time to time. Find the solutions to all your basic more » and advanced Joomla! queries, so you don't have to wait for someone on the forums to help you out every time.
The Joomla! 1.5 Cookbook will provide you with quick and direct solutions to the most common and uncommon problems faced by you, the Joomla! site owner, sidestepping all the theoretical fuss.
Joomla! is the insanely popular, award winning content management system which helps you build professional looking websites, even if you don't have any HTML programming experience or design skills. « less
Joomla offers powerful functionality and ease of configuration, making it an immensely popular open source content managementsystem. However, far more than simply downloading and installing Joomla! is required in order to create a dynamic web site. This book walks you through the critical steps that more » must be taken in the planning process prior to establishing a Joomla! site. Joomla expert Jen Kramer reviews essential questions that need to be asked of a client, discusses technical solutions to a variety of challenges, and explains how a site structure should be organized. Once the groundwork has been laid, you'll discover how to host and install Joomla, and upgrade and maintain your Joomla site. « less
Extend the power of Joomla! by adding components, modules, plugins, and other extensions
Joomla! is one of the world's top open source content management systems, which enables you to build websites and powerful online applications. Out of the box, Joomla! does a great job of managing the content needed to enhance the functionality of your website. But for many people, the true power of more » Joomla! lies in its application framework that makes it possible for thousands of developers around the world to create powerful add-ons and extensions. « less
The Official Joomla! Book is the authoritative and comprehensive Joomla! reference for every administrator, developer, designer, and content manager. Distilling the unsurpassed experience of two long-time Joomla! contributors, it teaches exactly what you need to know, through practical example sites more » and crystal-clear explanations.
If you're new to Joomla!, you'll learn how to quickly create usable, effective sites. If you're an experienced Joomla! user, you'll learn how to make your sites more flexible, feature-rich, visually attractive, and useful. And whether new or experienced, you'll learn how Joomla! really works, so you can fully leverage its power whenever you're ready. « less
Build feature-rich online stores with Joomla! 1.0/1.5 and VirtueMart 1.1.x
Build your own e-commerce web site from scratch by adding features step-by-step to an example e-commerce web site. Configure the shop, build product catalogues, configure user registration settings for VirtueMart to take orders from around the world Manage customers, orders, and a variety of currencies more » to provide the best customer service. Handle shipping in all situations and deal with sales tax rules. Covers customization of site look and feel and localization of VirtueMart. « less
Need to launch a feature-rich website quickly where you have one or more people authoring the content? Want to use a powerful, robust, and scalable Content Management System (CMS) you can trust? This Short Cut will get you up and running with Joomla 1.5, a freely available open source CMS. Learn how more » to install, configure, customize, and extend your Joomla installation. Also learn the tricks of the trade in how to set up and manage both your content and your users. Joomla can be a challenge to understand at first, so drastically cut your "get up to speed" time by taking the Short Cut! « less