Beginning Joomla! - From Novice to Professional

Beginning Joomla! - From Novice to Professional

von: Dan Rahmel

Apress, 2008

ISBN: 9781430202783 , 475 Seiten

Format: PDF, OL

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Beginning Joomla! - From Novice to Professional


 

Contents at a Glance

4

Contents

5

About the Author

12

About the Technical Reviewer

13

Acknowledgments

14

Introduction to Joomla!

15

Content Management System Overview

17

Content Management System Adoption

18

Joomla! Benefits

19

Differences Between Joomla! 1.0 and 1.5

23

Life As One of the 50 Most Important Open Source Projects

24

Conclusion

25

Quickstart: Setting Up a Joomla! Site in 20 Minutes

26

Installing Joomla!

27

Modifying the Joomla! Installation

52

Conclusion

79

Installation and Configuration

80

File and Directory Overview

81

Installing with XAMPP

84

Installing the Individual Servers of WAMP/ LAMP/ MAMP

91

Installing the Joomla! Files

119

Troubleshooting

120

Conclusion

131

Adding Content

132

Planning Your Content

132

Reincarnating a Web Site ( LoanStaircase) in Joomla!

144

Creating Sections and Categories

145

Selecting a Text Editor

149

Adding Articles

154

Adding Menus to Point to Content

163

Installing a New Template

168

Collaborating with Outside Contributors

171

Conclusion

173

Administering Joomla!

174

Presentation Administration

174

Content Administration

179

System Administration

184

Backing Up the Joomla! Installation

210

Security

215

Writable Directories

216

Conclusion

216

Creating Your Own Templates

218

Quickstart to Creating a Hello Joomla! Template

220

Modifying an Existing Template

226

Creating Templates with Web Editors

230

Creating a Real Template

242

Validating Template Code

276

Conclusion

277

Joomla! Extensions

278

The Difference Between Modules, Components, and Plug- Ins

278

Module Types

282

Default Site Modules

283

Administrator Modules

295

Site Components

296

Site Plug- Ins

305

Conclusion

306

Web Community Features

307

A Site Profile

307

Joomla! Technology for Building Web Communities

311

Conclusion

354

Site Statistics

355

Web Analytics

355

Standalone Log Analysis Packages

357

Joomla! Extensions

362

Google Analytics

363

Conclusion

368

Photo Gallery

369

FTP Server for Gallery Management

369

Easy Gallery

373

Gallery2

382

Using Gallery2 from Within Joomla

394

Conclusion

398

Joomla! E-commerce

400

VirtueMart: The Joomla! Store

400

Creating a Virtual Store

404

Conclusion

424

Search Engine Optimization and Joomla!

425

SEO on a Joomla! Site

425

General Techniques

439

Conclusion

445

Creating Extensions

446

Writing a Front- End Module

446

Writing a Missing Metadata Administrator Module

451

Structure of the Suggestion Box Component

457

Conclusion

463

Index

465