Joomla! 1.6 First Look

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Learn
  • General changes to the Joomla! interface and the practical effects this has on creating and maintaining sites with Joomla!
  • Changes in Joomla! 1.6 that affect the day to day routine of organizing, adding and editing articles
  • Changes in menus, that make it easier to manage menus and add new menu items fast
  • Access Control Levels relevant to website administrators in need of fine grained user permissions control
  • What’s new in selecting, using and editing templates
  • New extensions overhauled in Joomla! 1.6
  • New SEO features to enhance your site's SEO
About

Release of the much awaited Joomla! 1.6 is just round the corner. There is a lot of hype and curiosity about the new features Joomla! 1.6 will provide and how it will affect existing users.

Joomla! 1.6 First Look is a concise guide to the new features of Joomla! 1.6, targeted at existing Joomla! users and developers. If you want to see what's new in Joomla 1.6 and how it's going to affect you, this is the book for you.

This book will give readers an insight into the new features of Joomla! 1.6, showing them what has changed, how the changes will affect them, and how to upgrade to Joomla! 1.6 from existing Joomla! versions. It begins with general changes in interface and basic articles, and then takes you through the changes in menus, control levels, templates, extensions, and SEO features. It explains the new features and how to use them, drawing attention to significant differences from how things used to behave. By the end of this book, you will be well-versed with the consequences these changes will bring to you as a Joomla! user or developer.

Features
  • A short and concise first look into Joomla! 1.6.
  • Covers changes in all aspects of Joomla! including interface, menus, templates, and extensions
  • Ample screenshots and clear explanations of all the new features and their usage
Page Count 236
Course Length 7 hours 4 minutes
ISBN 9781849513425
Date Of Publication 16 Mar 2011

Authors

Eric Tiggeler

Eric Tiggeler has authored several books on Joomla!, such as the highly successful Joomla! 2.5 Beginner's Guide  and Joomla! 3 Beginner's Guide, both by Packt Publishing. He has also written several Joomla! guides in Dutch. His books have received excellent reader reviews. He also writes tutorials for several computer magazines and Joomla! community websites. Over the last ten years, he has developed numerous websites, big and small, using Joomla!.

He is fascinated by the Web as a powerful, creative, and ever-changing means of communication, as well as by the revolutionary software Joomla!, which enables anybody to create beautiful and user-friendly websites.

On a daily basis, he works as a consultant and copywriter at a communication consultancy company affiliated to the Free University of Amsterdam. Over the last few years, he has written more than 20 books in Dutch on writing and communication. His passion lies in making complex things easy to understand.

He is married, has two daughters, and lives and works in Hilversum, the Netherlands. On the Web, you'll find him at www.joomla.erictiggeler.nl(in Dutch) and www.joomm.net(in English).