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Joomla! makes it easy, and this book makes it easier yet! See how to link articles on your site with drop-down menus, invite visitors to rate content, enable a full-site search, allow your guests to sign up for e-mail lists, and much more, all with portable Joomla! modules. Instead of struggling with code, you can concentrate on content. Here's how!
The meaning of menus — see how menus control the elements in Joomla! and use menu items to create your page layout
Taming templates — use these powerful collections of PHP and CSS to make your pages do what you want them to
Module madness — create searches, polls, menus, newsflashes, and banners with built-in Joomla! modules
Joomla! and SEO — build search engine-friendly sites and see how Joomla! can help boost site traffic
Extend your options — explore additional Joomla! templates and learn what to look for when downloading and installing them
Plug it in — check into plug-ins, components, and additional modules to see how they differ and what they can do
Open the book and find:
Examples of cool Joomla! sites
How to remove and rename menus
Easy ways to add pages to your site
How to make menu options work for you
Tips for tracking page hits
Modules for ads, archives, banners, searches, syndications, and more
The secrets of keywords
Nancy Conner most recently wrote Google Apps: The Missing Manual (O’Reilly, 2008). Her ability to explain complex technical material in language that’s clear, simple, and fun has made her a sought-after author. She’s written on a wide variety of Web topics, including eBay, QuickBase, the Unifi ed Modeling Language, and fi eld-programmable gate arrays. Her fi rst novel, a mystery, will be published in 2009.
This is good if you are just starting out with Joomla. I am learning this on my own as I up-date our church's web page. Read morePublished 9 months ago by DW_4343
I never could get any clear understanding out of it although that doesn't mean it isn't an excellent resource. Read morePublished 18 months ago by Koobie Trades
Unfortunately Joomla is losing the battle to Wordpress.
The book is just another dummies volume, hastily put together with basic contents.
I decided to attempt building a website from scratch using Joomla. It didn't take long and I found myself banging my head on the wall in frustration. Read morePublished on December 30, 2010 by Michael B
This book is great! What a wonderful way to jumpstart your Joomla! experience and get your website up and running.Published on October 16, 2010 by S. Lee
I had no experience at all with building a Joomla based website and this book made it easy to do. It was easy to understand and I could gt my website up and running within a few... Read morePublished on June 20, 2010 by James Tormey
Joomla for Dummies, ha ha!
I have always liked the 'for Dummies' series, but not this one. Badly written and next to useless. Read more