Your First Content Management System with Joomla

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A free, open-source and easy to use CMS. Yes!

  • Last Updated Aug 2016
  • 11 Video Lessons
  • 3 hours 32 minutes
  • 795 Happy Students

About the course

Need to build a sophisticated website quick? Jim Gonzalez guides you through a hands-on course using the Joomla Content Management System, teaching you to work with templates and web content to expand your site’s functionality. Make modules and components work for you by building a website from scratch - without writing a single line of code. Get started with the award-winning Joomla and create beautiful and effective websites.

  • Last Updated Aug 2016
  • 11 Video Lessons
  • 3 hours 32 minutes
  • 795 Happy Students

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Courses Outline

Lesson 1: Course Introduction
Course Overview
4:21
What is a CMS and Why Use Joomla?
4:37
Overview of the Public and Admin Parts of Joomla
5:43
Quiz
Lesson 2: Installing Joomla on your Local Computer
Software Install Options
4:03
Bitnami Joomla Server Stacks
3:41
Install Joomla on Your Computer
5:54
Testing the New Site
4:51
Quiz
Lesson 3: Organizing Content
How Content is Organized and Presented in Joomla
4:07
Modifying Your Home Page
3:56
Working with Modules in the Module Manager
5:27
Changing Module Positions
4:40
Quiz
Lesson 4: Adding Content
Create a New Category
2:14
Create a New Article
2:37
Add an Image and Image Link to Your Article
6:15
Create a New Home Page
4:08
Add Link to an Article
4:51
Quiz
Lesson 5: Working with Menus
Overview of Joomla Menus
3:09
Link Your Articles to the Main Menu
2:20
Replace the Home Page with Your New Page
2:12
Lesson 6: Working with Modules
The Module Manager
3:15
Types of Modules
10:01
Adding Modules to Pages
5:09
Quiz
Lesson 7: Changing Site Appearance with Templates
Default Templates
3:49
Finding the Right Template
3:04
Installing a Template
7:17
Modify Your Template
7:25
The Preview Module Positions Tool
1:55
Quiz
Lesson 8: Extending Joomla Functionality
How Joomla Extensions Work
5:48
Important Extension Families
12:41
Add a Backup Extension
7:27
Lesson 9: Restoring Your Backup and Migrate Your Site
Create a Backup File
6:20
Moving the Restore Files
5:22
Creating a New Database
5:08
Restore/Migrate Your Site
10:19
Testing and Troubleshooting
6:52
Quiz
Lesson 10: Security
Site Security
9:01
Other Security Tips
5:52
Optimize Your .htaccess File
7:30
Site Maintenance Tips
4:19
Lesson 11: Conclusion
Conclusion
4:39
  • Last Updated Aug 2016
  • 11 Video Lessons
  • 3 hours 32 minutes
  • 795 Happy Students