This lesson includes the companion workbook. Click the download link at the top right. How this course works What is Joomla? The benefits of using a content management system What can you do with Joomla Joomla versions
How to get help with the course.
Learn why you should consider Joomla over other content management systems. * Joomla Benefits * Alternative Content Management Systems * Website Builders
* Web Hosting Requirements * FTP Software * ZIP Software
How to get started with Joomla quickly using the Joomla Demo Site.
How to install Joomla at a web host using a quick start application (Softaculous).
The standard method of installing Joomla at a web host. Get file from Joomla Create database Upload & Extract Joomla file Run web installer
A walkthrough the frontend of a typical Joomla installation. * The difference between the Joomla frontend and the backend * Joomla's files and folders * The role of the index.php file * An overview of templates * The difference between primary and secondary content
An overview of the Joomla Administrator. * Accessing Administrator * Review Messages * Administrator Workspace * Main Administrator Sections
Understanding the first part of creating primary content: Joomla categories. * The Joomla storage system * Creating Categories * Editing Categories
Understanding the second part of creating primary content: Joomla articles. * Creating Articles * Searching for and Filtering Articles
How to create pages in Joomla using menus. * Understanding Menus * Adding a menu item to an existing menu * Creating a menu from scratch
Creating secondary content in Joomla with modules. * Understanding Modules * Creating a Menu Module * Assigning Modules to Menu Items * Changing Module Order
How to insert images into Joomla articles and modules. * Resizing Images * Adding images to an article or module * Uploading images to Media Manager
Understanding the purpose of Joomla templates. * The Template Manager * Finding Templates * Installing Templates * Configuring Templates * Viewing Template Positions
How to expand your Joomla website's functionality using third party extensions. * Understanding extensions * The Five Types of Extensions * Finding Extensions * Installing Extensions
This final lesson introduces you to resources to help you continue your Joomla journey. Recommended Joomla Sites Build a Joomla Website