Whether you use Joomla! to power a website, intranet, or blog, you'll need a good how-to reference on this complex, but not always intuitive, content management software. Joomla! Bible, Second Edition is that book. It not only brings you up to speed on the changes and extensions that are now part of Joomla! 3.0, it thoroughly covers functions and tasks, including installation, configuration, management, advanced modules, and extended coverage of two key extensions.
You'll learn how to obtain code and deploy it to a server; how to obtain, modify, and delete content; how to choose between the Joomla! Platform and the Joomla! CMS; and more. By the time you finish the Joomla! Bible, Second Edition, you'll be well prepared to build and maintain a Joomla!-based website.
Whether you're a content manager, website manager, developer, or do-it-yourselfer, make sure you keep Joomla! Bible, Second Edition on hand.
Ric Shreves is a freelance writer and web applications development consultant. His company, water & stone (www.waterandstone.com), specializes in the creation of websites using open source content management systems and has deployed hundreds of websites on the Joomla! system. A past president of the Mambo Foundation, Ric is also the author of several books, including the previous edition of the Joomla! Bible. He has worked as a columnist for ComputerWorld and written for a number of tech publications.
Joomla! is a free, open source PHP & MySQL-based contentmanagement system that allows you to create interactive,community-based Web sites without having to write or program codein PHP or ASP.NET. This fun and friendly introduction to Joomla!shows you how to create a rich, interactive Web site that does notrequire any code.
No matter your skill level, this easy-to-understand resourcedemonstrates how to drop preconfigured modules that already containPHP and MySQL code directly into your Joomla! site. Thanks to theDummies fun and friendly approach, you'll quickly see how easy tocreate a rich, interactive Web site with Joomla!Demonstrates how to create a business site—complete withshopping cart—quickly and easilyWalks you through developing Web sites with discussions, RSSfeeds, picture submissions, and moreIncludes coverage of the newest version of Joomla!, explainsits completely new administrative features, and reviews its abilityto provide different levels of access to different users viamuch-requested access control lists
Find out why Joomla! is the easiest way to build an interactive,community-based Web site!
Note: CD-ROM/DVD and other supplementary materials arenot included as part of eBook file.
Joomla!™ Programming presents proven best practices for getting the job done right. Written by Mark Dexter and Joomla! design architect Louis Landry (who wrote much of the new Joomla! framework), the text is packed with detailed examples and sample code, in-depth reference-style explanations available nowhere else, and fascinating sidebars revealing why Joomla! works the way it does.
All example code, updates, and more information on Joomla! programming are available at the companion website, joomlaprogrammingbook.com.