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Joomla! 2.5 Beginner’s Guide by Eric Tiggeler

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Chapter 10. Getting the Most out of your Site: Extending Joomla

When you've got your basic Joomla-powered site up and running, and you've got all of your content and functionality covered, chances are you'll want more. Maybe your client has specific requirements, or maybe you just want to increase the wow factor of your site and add some eye candy or cool effects. Doing more things with Joomla will make your site stand out from the rest of them—that's where extensions come in.

The real power of Joomla lies in its extensibility. If you need any functionality that's not built into the basic Joomla installation (or core), you'll very likely find it in the huge treasure house that's called the Joomla extension database. Extensions are little pieces ...

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