Create perfect content managed websites using Packt's new book and eBook

June 2013 | Beginner's Guides, Joomla!, Open Source

Packt is pleased to announce the release of Joomla! 3 Beginner’s Guide, a step-by-step tutorial that will help readers to build and maintain their own websites quickly, easily, and efficiently, getting the most out of the latest release of the Joomla! content management system. This indispensable guide is packed with useful explanations to quickly pick up the necessary skills, tips, and tricks for building a successful Joomla! website.

About the author: Eric Tiggeler has written several guides on Joomla!, such as the top selling Joomla! 2.5 Beginner’s Guide. He has written tutorials for several computer magazines and for the Dutch Joomla! community website. Eric has developed numerous websites with Joomla!, big and small, and is fascinated by the Web as a powerful, creative, and ever-changing means of communication. Eric works as a consultant and copywriter at a communication consultancy company affiliated with the Free University of Amsterdam. He has also written more than 20 Dutch books on writing and communication.

Joomla! is one of the most popular open source Content Management Systems, actively developed and supported by a worldwide user community.

The Joomla! 3 Beginner’s Guide will help readers to get started quickly with Joomla!. They will learn how to get Joomla! up and running, how to organize content, add new menus, add new features, change the design, and much more. Real-life examples and practical tutorials will show readers the kind of professional, feature-rich websites they can achieve with Joomla!.

The book starts with the basics and then dives into other important features such as designing menus, submenus, and text hyperlinks, using CSS, applying highly effective Search Engine Optimization, and potential threat security to name a few.

Joomla! 3 Beginner’s Guide covers the following topic areas:

Chapter 1: Introduction: A New and Easy Way to Build Websites

Chapter 2: Installation: Getting Joomla Up and Running

Chapter 3: First Steps: Getting to Know Joomla

Chapter 4: Web Building Basics: Creating a Site in an Hour

Chapter 5: Small Sites, Big Sites: Organizing your Content Effectively

Chapter 6: Creating Killer Content: Adding and Editing Articles

Chapter 7: Welcoming your Visitors: Creating Attractive Home Pages and Overview Pages

Chapter 8: Helping Your Visitors Find What They Want: Managing Menus

Chapter 9: Opening Up the Site: Enabling Users to Log In and Contribute

Chapter 10: Getting the Most out of Your Site: Extending Joomla

Chapter 11: Creating an Attractive Design: Working with Templates

Chapter 12: Attracting Search Engine Traffic: SEO Tips and Techniques

This book will be a useful resource for beginners or professionals who are looking to build a complete custom content managed website of any kind. For more details, please visit the book page at http://www.packtpub.com/joomla-3-beginners-guide/book


Joomla! 3 Beginner’s Guide
Build and maintain your own website quickly, easily and efficiently, getting the most out of the latest release of the Joomla! content management system

For more information, please visit: http://www.packtpub.com/joomla-3-beginners-guide/book

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