Build media-rich Joomla! websites using Packt’s new book

February 2010 | Content Management, Joomla!, Open Source

Packt is pleased to announce Joomla! 1.5 Multimedia, a new book that will help developers build media-rich Joomla! websites by learning to embed and display multimedia content. Written by Allan Walker, an experienced Joomla developer and a member of the Joomla! Marketing Team, this book is a step-by-step tutorial to create a feature-packed media-rich Joomla! site. It will also help to build a livelier Joomla! website with videos, audios, images by using popular multimedia extensions.

Joomla! is the world’s hottest open source, award-winning content management system 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 Multimedia is a practical guide that shows how to include popular media elements into a website and collaborate with external web resources such as YouTube, Flickr and Google. It will teach readers to create regular podcasts and utilize RSS to help publicize and deliver their website content. Additionally, it also highlights the benefits of multimedia features and warns of the accessibility issues that can arise when they are misused.

Using this book, developers will be able to manage their Joomla! multimedia elements using FTP and the Media Manager. It will also help them to enhance their website by using video content effectively and teach them the effects of fonts, characters, and text. Developers will learn to add and manage image content to make the best impact for their website owners in addition to creating and managing podcasts.

With a step-by-step tutorial approach, this book is ideal for Joomla! developers and website administrators who want to add media-rich content elements and interactive features to their website, and collaborate with external resources. The book is out now and available from Packt. For more information, please visit: www.PacktPub.com/joomla-1-5-multimedia/book

Joomla! 1.5 Multimedia  
Build media-rich Joomla! web sites by learning to embed and display Multimedia content  

For more information, please visit: www.PacktPub.com/joomla-1-5-multimedia/book

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