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With its pre-coded modules, open source Joomla! is popular for building interactive Web sites without writing code. This Web site design tool lets you build sites with discussions, polling, RSS feeds, picture submissions, shopping carts, and a lot more, quickly and easily and the quickest, easiest way to learn how to use it isJoomla! For Dummies. Learn to link articles on your site with drop-down menus, invite visitors to rate content, enable a full-site search, let your guests sign up for e-mail lists, and much more.Joomla! For Dummies helps you to:Acquire the free Joomla! content management system, install it, and customize the home pageSee how menus control the elements in Joomla! and use menu items to create your page layoutUse templates— powerful collections of PHP and CSS—to make your pages do what you want them toCreate searches, polls, page menus, newsflashes, and banners using built-in Joomla! modulesBuild search engine-friendly sites and see how Joomla! can help boost site trafficExplore additional Joomla! templates and learn what to look for when downloading and installing themCheck into plug-ins, components, and additional modules to see how they differ and what they can doFind modules for ads, archives, banners, searches, syndications, and more Joomla! lets you concentrate on content instead of struggling with code. So grabJoomla! For Dummies and start creating!Introduction.Part I: Getting Started with Joomla. Chapter 1: Essential Joomla. Chapter 2: Getting and Installing Joomla. Chapter 3: Mastering the Front Page.Part II: Joomla at Work. Chapter 4: Adding Web Pages to Your Site. Chapter 5: Building Navigation into Your Site with Menus. Chapter 6: Mastering Web Page Creation.Part III: Working with Joomla Modules and Templates. Chapter 7: Fun with Modules: Advertisements, Archives, Banners, Custom HTML, and More. Chapter 8: More Fun with Modules: Footers, Search Boxes, Who’s Online, Wrappers, and More. Chapter 9: Laying Out Your Web Pages with Joomla Templates.Part IV: Joomla in the Real World. Chapter 10: Managing Your Web Site’s Users. Chapter 11: Driving Traffi c to Your Web Site with Search Engine Optimization. Chapter 12: Extending Joomla.Part V: The Part of Tens. Chapter 13: Ten Top Joomla Extensions. Chapter 14: Ten Ways to Get Help on Joomla. Chapter 15: Ten Top Joomla Template Sites. Chapter 16: Ten Joomla Tutorials.Glossary.Index.Steven Holzner is the award-winning author of more than 100 tech books, with more than 3 million copies sold in 18 languages. He’s written tenFor Dummies books and many computer-book bestsellers. He’s written on nearly every Web topic (including JavaServer Pages, PHP, HTML, and XML), and he specializes in topics such as Web-site design. He earned his PhD at Cornell University, and he’s been a faculty member at Cornell University and Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He used to design Web sites from scratch but uses Joomla! now.Nancy Conner most recently wroteGoogle Apps: The Missing Manual (O’Reilly, 2008). Her ability to explain complex technical material in language that’s clear, simple, and fun has made her a sought-after author. She’s written on a wide variety of Web topics, including eBay, QuickBase, the Unifi ed Modeling Language, and fi eld-programmable gate arrays. Her fi rst novel, a mystery, will be published in 2009.Build cool Web sites without coding— it's easy with Joomla! Joomla! makes it easy, and this book makes it easier yet! See how to link articles on your site with drop-down menus, invite visitors to rate content, enable a full-site search, allow your guests to sign up for e-mail lists, and much more, all with portable Joomla! modules. Instead of struggling with code, you can concentrate on content. Here's how!Jump into Joomla!— acquire the free Joomla! content management system, install it, and customize the home page The meaning of menus— see how menus control the elements in Joomla! and use menu items to create
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