Foundation Joomla!

Foundation Joomla!

by: Bintu Harwani

Apress, 2009

ISBN: 9781430223764 , 350 Pages

Format: PDF, Read online

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Price: 32,09 EUR

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Foundation Joomla!


 

Contents at a Glance

5

Contents

6

About the Author

12

About the Technical Reviewer

13

About the Cover Image Designer

14

Acknowledgments

15

Introduction

16

Who the book is for

16

What you will learn from this book

16

Layout conventions

17

Introduction to Joomla!

19

What is a CMS?

19

What is Joomla!?

21

Characteristics of Joomla!

23

Advantages of Joomla!

25

Summary

26

Installing Joomla!

28

Prerequisites to installing Joomla! on the local server

28

Installing Joomla! locally

56

Installing Joomla! on a remote server

72

Summary

81

Your First Steps in Joomla!

83

The elements of the Administrator interface

85

Using the Section, Category, Article, and Menu Item Managers

89

The Other Control Panel Managers

117

Working with the front page

121

Applying a different template

124

Summary

129

Managing Images and Banners

131

What is the Media Manager?

131

Displaying a client’s banners

139

Displaying banners on the basis of content

162

Summary

168

Creating Users and Contacts

170

What is a contact?

171

Working with the User Manager

171

Creating a Contact category

178

Creating contacts

182

Creating menu items to link to contacts

191

Summary

199

Creating Interaction

201

News feeds

201

Creating news feeds

205

Creating polls

209

Summary

217

Dealing with Menus

219

Creating a menu

221

Creating menu items

223

Articles

226

Explanation of Parameters sections (Advanced, Component, and System)

266

Contacts

272

News Feeds

273

Poll

280

Search

283

User

285

Web Links

293

Wrapper

299

External Link

302

Separator

304

Alias

305

Summary

307

Modules

309

The Module Manager

309

Archive

317

Banners

318

Breadcrumbs

322

Feed Display

323

Footer

327

Latest News

327

Login Form

329

Main Menu

332

Popular

334

Newsflash

336

Polls

340

Random Image

341

Related Items

342

Search

347

Sections

350

Statistics

350

Syndication

352

Who’s Online

354

Wrapper

355

Summary

358

Adding Extensions

360

Extension Manager

361

Installing new templates

363

Adding e-commerce

367

Installing an RSS feed reader

396

Adding a chat feature to your Joomla! website

403

Summary

424

Making It Global

426

Global Configuration settings

427

Providing a multilingual facility to visitors

468

Summary

480

Index

482