Mastering Mambo : E-Commerce, Templates, Module Development, SEO, Security, and Performance

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Mambo is a PHP-based Open Source CMS. Mambo is both easy to use at the entry level for creating basic websites, while having the power and flexibility to support complex web applications.

Mambo implements the core requirements of a full featured CMS. It has a powerful and extensible templating system with the ability to upload and manage many different data types. User access control, content approval, rich administrative control, content display scheduling are all built-in. New features and extensions are constantly added to the core system, with many more being available and supported by the community.

Most of the Mambo development team now works on a fork of Mambo known as Joomla. Mastering Mambo is fully compatible with Joomla's 1.0 release.

  • Create custom layouts, modules, Mambots, set up an e-commerce store, and more
  • Make your site multilingual, accessible, and optimized for speed and search engines
  • Master DOCMAN, the document manager for Mambo, to turn your Mambo site into a dynamic repository of shared documents and files
  • Avoid common security traps and pitfalls and learn how attackers think
Page Count 304
Course Length 9 hours 7 minutes
ISBN 9781904811510
Date Of Publication 7 Dec 2005


Christian Wenz

Christian Wenz is an author, trainer and consultant with a focus on web technologies and web security. He is author or coauthor of over 50 books, frequently contributes to IT magazines and speaks at developer conferences around the globe. He is Germany's very first Zend Certified Engineer and in Zend's Who is Who.

Tobias Hauser

Tobias Hauser is an author, trainer and consultant with a focus on web development and web design. He has written or co-written over 40 books, numerous articles for IT magazines and frequently speaks at conferences. His current areas of interest are CMS and document management. He is Zend Certified Engineer and listed in Zend's Who is Who.