Class on Demand Joomla!: Video QuickStart (Peachpit)

Class on Demand Joomla!: Video QuickStart (Peachpit)

Class on Demand Joomla!: Video QuickStart (Peachpit)

B&H # CLJMVIDQS MFR # 9780132819527
No Longer Available

Product Highlights

  • Instructors: Marni Derr & Tanya Symes
  • 1Description

The video download of Peachpit’s Joomla!: Video QuickStart from Class on Demand shows you how to create, customize, and maintain a dynamic Joomla 1.6 website starting with fundamental concepts, and then going through essential features. This video course helps you learn not only the functions of Joomla such as adding content and structure, creating categories and menus, and using the media manager, modules, and templates, but also how each function works with the whole. This task-based guide is the perfect tool for those just starting with Joomla.

Installing Joomla

  • 1.1: Technical Requirements (3:00)
  • 1.2: Downloading Joomla and Creating the Database (2:51)
  • 1.3: Installing Joomla on a Server (5:13)
  • 1.4: Installing Joomla on a Local Host (4:46)

A Quick Tour

  • 2.1: Quick Tour of a Joomla Sample Site (Front End) (4:30)
  • 2.2: Quick Tour of a Joomla Sample Site (Back End) (6:33)
  • 2.3: Global Configuration Settings (9:40)

Creating and Managing Categories

  • 3.1: Using the Category Manager (4:26)
  • 3.2: Creating a Category (4:45)
  • 3.3: Creating a Category Menu Item (5:21)
  • 3.4: Sorting Categories (1:57)

Learning the Media Manager

  • 4: Using the Media Manager (6:20)

Creating Articles for your Joomla Website

  • 5.1: Using the Article Manager and Setting Individual Article Options (6:48)
  • 5.2: Creating an Article and Using the Editor (5:44)
  • 5.3: Making an Article Featured (1:28)

Menu Manager Overview and Creating Menus

  • 6.1: Using the Menu Manager (1:45)
  • 6.2: Creating a Menu and Adding Menu Items (1:11)
  • 6.3: Creating and Positioning a Menu Module (2:21)
  • 6.4: Changing the Default Home Menu Item and Menu Item Options (1:10)
  • 6.5: Setting Menu Item Options (3:28)

Learning Template Manager and Template Options

  • 7.1: Using the Template Manager (4:40)
  • 7.2: Understanding the Template Positions (1:20)
  • 7.3: Setting the Default Site Template and Template Options (3:39)
  • 7.4: Setting the Default Admin Template (1:51)
  • 7.5: Installing a Predesigned Template (3:34)

Managing Modules in the Module Manager

  • 8.1: Using the Module Manager (2:34)
  • 8.2: Types of Modules (1:28)
  • 8.3: Creating a Module (4:37)
  • 8.4: Installing, Uninstalling, and Disabling Modules (3:52)

Plug-ins and the Plug-in Manager

  • 9.1: Understanding the Plug-in Manager (2:21)
  • 9.2: Extending a Component with a Plug-in (1:23)

Utilizing Components

  • 10.1: Using Component Types (2:08)
  • 10.2: Creating a Banner Component and Module (7:34)
  • 10.3: Creating a Contact Form Component and Menu Item (6:38)
  • 10.4: The Other Preinstalled Components (3:22)

User and Permissions (ACL Access Control List)

  • 11.1: Understanding the User Manager (2:03)
  • 11.2: How to Create a New User (2:12)
  • 11.3: About User Groups and Viewing Access Levels (2:24)
  • 11.4: Understanding User Permissions (2:57)

About the Instructor

Marni Derr is a writer, developer, designer, trainer, and consultant helping people build successful Joomla websites over the past 4 years. A technical writer for over 16 years, Marni currently writes and blogs about Joomla daily. An active member in the Joomla community, she continues to write for a variety of Joomla developers and template designers.

Tanya Symes is an award-winning technical writer and a Joomla web developer. She has more than 18 years of experience in technical writing, web development, business analysis, and project management. She maintains a Joomla web site for dog lovers.

Table of Contents
  • 1Description
Instructor Marni Derr & Tanya Symes
Total Runtime 2:23:54

Class on Demand Joomla!: Video QuickStart (Peachpit) Review

Be the first to review this item
See any errors on this page? Let us know.