Develop and customize Joomla! templates using Packt's new cookbook

July 2010 | Content Management, Cookbooks, Joomla!, Open Source

Packt is pleased to announce Joomla! 1.5 Templates Cookbook, a new book that provides readers with over 60 incredibly effective recipes for taking control of their Joomla! templates. Written by Richard Carter, this book starts from the basics of Joomla! templates customization and goes on to explain the most complex functionalities too, along with a great mix of recipes for beginners, intermediate, and advanced Joomla! template designers.

Joomla! is one of the world’s high profile open source, award-winning content management system written in PHP that uses the MySQL database system 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 Templates Cookbook consists of a series of self-contained recipes that cover everything from common tasks such as changing a site's logo and altering color schemes, to custom error pages and template overrides. This book will help users make their site more attractive, user-friendly and mobile- friendly, in addition to integrating it with various social media such as Twitter and YouTube, to suit their needs perfectly.

Using this book, developers will learn to add a multilingual aspect to their website as well as Joomla! concepts such as module chrome and template positions. Additionally, this guide will also enable users to create custom error templates and attractive print styles, create social bookmarks, embed videos, add a shoutbox to their Joomla! website, style Joomla!'s search results and customize the look and feel of their website.

With step-by-step instructions for customizing Joomla! Templates, this book is ideal for Joomla! developers, who want to enhance the look and feel of their Joomla! sites. The book is out now and available from Packt. To read more about it, please visit: www.packtpub.com/joomla-1-5-templates-cookbook/book


Joomla! 1.5 Templates Cookbook
  Over 60 simple but incredibly effective recipes for taking control of Joomla! templates

For more information, please visit: https://www.packtpub.com/joomla-1-5-templates-cookbook/book

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