Joomla! 1.5 Site Blueprints: LITE


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  • Instant Joomla! – Build three exciting and simple web projects
  • Build a company web site, an events site, and an ecommerce site
  • Expand and tailor the sample projects to you or your client's need
  • Create quick prototypes of commonly used applications within hours
  • Develop your own custom application by merging features from the example projects

Book Details

Language : English
Paperback : 88 pages [ mm x mm ]
Release Date : May 2011
ISBN : 184951626X
ISBN 13 : 9781849516266
Author(s) : Timi Ogunjobi
Topics and Technologies : All Books, CMS and eCommerce, Lite Editions

Table of Contents

Preface
Chapter 1: Buzzy Beez—Building a Company Site
Chapter 2: Breakin' Events—Building an Events Site
Chapter 3: Joomgets Inc.—Building an E-commerce Site
Index
  • Chapter 1: Buzzy Beez—Building a Company Site
    • Build Buzzy Beez's site
    • Template
    • Extensions
    • Install a new template
    • Basic content
      • Create the About Us page
      • Create Latest Information posts
      • Create the document repository
      • Create a Contact form
    • Display content
      • Add an About Us link
      • Add the Product News link
      • Add the Company News link
      • Add a Downloads link
      • Add a Contact us link
    • Finishing up
    • Summary
    • Chapter 2: Breakin' Events—Building an Events Site
      • Build the Breakin' Events site
      • Template
      • Extensions
        • Configure JEvents component
          • Configure the Component pane
          • Configure the Permissions pane
          • Configure the Event Editing pane
          • Configure the Event Detail View pane
          • Configure the Main Monthly Calendar pane
          • Configure the Year/Category View pane
          • Configure the RSS pane
          • Configure the Calendar pane
          • Configure Latest Events pane
      • Create new categories
      • Test the Event submission form
      • Display content
        • Add the Global link
        • Add the Africa link
        • Add other continent links
        • Modify the front page display
        • Calendar and Latest Events blocks
      • Finishing up
      • Extending functionality
      • Summary
      • Chapter 3: Joomgets Inc.—Building an E-commerce Site
        • Build the Joomgets Inc. web shop
        • Template
        • Extensions
        • Basic VirtueMart configurations
          • Basic configuration
            • Edit Store
            • Configuration
            • List Payment Methods
            • Product List
            • Categories
            • Shippers
            • Shipping rates
        • Display Products
          • Have we done this correctly?
            • Joe Bling is taken to the cart
            • Joe Bling goes to the checkout
        • Finishing up
        • Adding functionality
        • Summary

        Timi Ogunjobi

        Timi Ogunjobi is a Technical Writer, Web Developer and Open Source Evangelist. Trained as an engineer, Timi has been developing web applications in several frameworks for more than 7 years and has also been writing for more than a decade on a wide variety of topics. Timi is the principal of Websesame – http://www.websesame.com – a software development and Technical writing company. Timi balances his time between programming, reviewing, writing, and contributing to interesting web-based and community projects. When he isn't working (which isn't that often) he enjoys playing jazz guitar and getting involved in outdoor activities principally cricket, golf, and swimming.

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        What you will learn from this book

        • Build a personalized web site for your company
        • Use the JEvents component to create an events site
        • Discover the power of VirtueMart to create an E-Commerce web site

        In Detail

        Joomla! is a powerful CMS used to build all kinds of websites. But when you're urgently tasked with building a specific kind of site, it's not always obvious which extensions to use or where to begin. Imagine how easy it would be if you had some simple directions to create Joomla! websites for personal or business use within a day. Would you be interested?

        Joomla! 1.5 Site Blueprints LITE is a project-based guide to developing web applications with Joomla!. It will take you through all the steps to build 3 Joomla! websites and guide you to get your new site up and running in a couple of hours without employing a developer.
        You’ll see how to build a website for your company, an events site, and an ecommerce site.

        You will take full advantage of the powerful core features offered by the Joomla! framework together with the many available contributed modules and themes to develop applications within hours.

        To find out more about upgrading to the full edition, visit www.packtpub.com/lite-editions and log into your account for offers and help. If you don’t have an account on PacktPub.com, visit today and set one up!

        Approach

        Each chapter is dedicated to a hands-on example project, which are based on fictitious web site development briefs that illustrate practical ways of applying Joomla!. Each chapter contains step-by-step instructions for building the web project, aided by the extensive use of screenshots.

        When you have completed each project, you will have the knowledge and confidence to apply the techniques you have learned to create your own custom web application.

        Who this book is for

        This book is for anybody who wants to build Joomla! sites, and see how to apply the many available Joomla! plugins and features in different scenarios. If you develop Joomla! sites professionally, or would like to try building web sites as a freelancer, this is a great book to help you get started.

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