Build dynamic, interactive Joomla! websites using Packt's new beginner's guide
Packt is pleased to announce Joomla! 1.5 Beginner's Guide, a new book that will help newbies to get started with Joomla! and quickly go beyond the basics. Written by Eric Tiggeler, an experienced Joomla! tutorial writer as well as the author of a Dutch Joomla! Manual, this beginner's guide will help readers build and maintain impressive user-friendly websites with Joomla! 1.5.
Joomla! is an award-winning open-source Content Management System, actively developed and supported by a world-wide user community. It is written in PHP that uses the MySQL database system to store information. It enables developers to build professional websites and powerful online applications. Many aspects, including its ease-of-use and extensibility, have made Joomla! one of the most popular CMSes available.
Joomla! 1.5 Beginner's Guide is a practical book that gives readers a head start in using Joomla! 1.5. Readers will learn to build dynamic, interactive websites that are easy to expand, customize, and maintain without having to learn web languages such as HTML and Cascading Style Sheets (CSS). It also explains how attractive home pages can be designed with clear and easy navigation using menus, submenus, and text hyperlinks.
Through this book, readers will learn to make full use of templates to make their website look attractive by tweaking the CSS, customizing templates and using custom logos, fonts, and colors. It will also help developers engage website visitors and turn them into active users by enabling them to register, add content, and leave comments. In addition to this, the book will teach users to increase their site's visibility on search engines by applying highly effective Search Engine Optimization (SEO) techniques.
Developers who wish to build and maintain their website using Joomla! 1.5 as well as newbie’s to the subject will find this book a beneficial and interesting read. The book is out now and available from Packt. For more information, please visit: www.packtpub.com/joomla-1-5-beginners-guide/book