Joomla! 3 Essential Training

with Jen Kramer
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Joomla! 3 Essential Training
Video duration: 0s 9h 41m Beginner Updated Sep 17, 2013


In this course, Jen Kramer shows how to use Joomla! to build a website from scratch—all without a single line of code. Discover how to create and organize content, add menus and sidebars, change the look of the site with templates, control who creates and edits content, and much more. The course also shows you how to evaluate the quality of extensions, plugins, and templates and how to download and install them. Finally, Jen emphasizes the importance of backing up your Joomla! site, and explains how to create and store those backups.

Topics include:
  • What is Joomla!?
  • Completing Joomla! installation
  • Planning your website
  • Organizing content in Joomla!
  • Creating categories, articles, and menus
  • Formatting text and images
  • Using modules and components
  • Identifying and installing good-quality third-party extensions and templates
  • Supporting multiple languages with Joomla!
  • Managing users and their permissions
  • Changing the look of the site with templates
  • Launching your site
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- [Voiceover] Hi, I'm Jen Kramer. Welcome to Joomla! 3 Essential Training. Content management systems are growing in popularity for creating both simple and complex websites. Joomla! is one of the three best known open source content management systems in the world. In this course, I'll show you how to install WAMP and MAMP to turn your computer into a mini web server. We'll then install Joomla! After that, we'll learn about the cam. Categories, articles and menus, as well as adding components and modules to your website for extra functionality.

We'll explore some of Joomla!'s latest features, including new administrator and website templates that can be customized quickly and easily. We'll change the look of the website using Joomla! templates and we'll get a peek at the basics of Joomla!'s access control lists, or ACL features. We'll also take a close look at working with multiple languages in Joomla! So if you're ready, let's get started with Joomla! 3 Essential Training.

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