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Joomla! 2.5

Video Description

Joomla is a powerful content management system that gives web administrators the ability to create and maintain a website easily and efficiently. In this VTC course, author Melanie Hedgespeth will show you how to install Joomla, work through all of the administrative configurations of a Joomla site, set permissions, and integrate your site with social media platforms and smartphones. Melanie will also show you how to analyze your site data, make your site secure, and customize your Joomla installation. To begin learning today, simply click on the movie links.

Table of Contents

  1. Introduction
    1. Joomla! Overview 00:02:49
    2. Reasons for Using Joomla! 00:06:40
    3. Requirements for Installation 00:04:20
  2. Joomla! Basics
    1. Terminology 00:04:26
    2. Software to Get Ready 00:06:26
    3. Documentation and Demo 00:03:49
  3. Joomla! Help
    1. Joomla! Community 00:04:20
    2. Search Tips 00:03:55
  4. Thinking about a Site
    1. Planning and Inspiration 00:04:18
    2. Mockup 00:05:47
    3. Templates 00:06:13
  5. Local Installation
    1. WAMP 00:02:20
    2. Joomla! pt. 1 00:02:09
    3. Joomla! pt. 2 00:02:47
    4. Access 00:02:19
  6. Remote Installation
    1. Web Host Install 00:03:02
    2. Access 00:05:54
  7. Administrator Knowledge
    1. Control Panel pt. 1 00:05:38
    2. Control Panel pt. 2 00:04:18
    3. Global Configuration pt. 1 00:06:15
    4. Global Configuration pt. 2 00:04:10
    5. Global Configuration pt. 3 00:04:05
    6. Global Configuration pt. 4 00:03:53
    7. Global Configuration pt. 5 00:02:31
    8. Site Maintenance and Messaging 00:03:50
    9. Profile and System Information 00:04:40
    10. Menus and Toolbars within Managers 00:07:35
    11. Super Admin Password Loss 00:01:41
    12. phpMyAdmin Basics 00:03:45
    13. Core Files 00:05:13
  8. Category Manager
    1. Categories pt. 1 00:05:36
    2. Categories pt. 2 00:04:54
    3. Categories pt. 3 00:03:32
  9. Content: Articles
    1. Content Editors 00:03:29
    2. JCE 00:02:17
    3. Articles pt. 1 00:04:13
    4. Articles pt. 2 00:05:45
    5. Articles pt. 3 00:04:35
    6. Article Options pt. 1 00:04:16
    7. Article Options pt. 2 00:03:03
    8. Article Manager Options 00:02:28
    9. Frontend Editing 00:02:34
    10. Dealing with Other File Types 00:03:07
  10. Content: Menus
    1. Menu Manager pt. 1 00:04:28
    2. Menu Manager pt. 2 00:03:33
    3. Menu Manager pt. 3 00:02:44
    4. Build a Menu pt. 1 00:03:50
    5. Build a Menu pt. 2 00:04:29
    6. Menu Item Options 00:03:37
    7. Breadcrumbs 00:02:45
  11. Content: Images
    1. Media Manager pt. 1 00:03:01
    2. Media Manager pt. 2 00:03:12
    3. Media Manager pt. 3 00:03:06
    4. Media Manager Options 00:03:13
    5. Background Images 00:03:37
  12. Content: Contacts
    1. Adding Contacts 00:03:19
    2. Contact Form 00:02:40
    3. Additional Contact Options 00:02:43
  13. Content: Video
    1. Video Module 00:02:41
    2. Video Inside Articles 00:03:10
  14. Home Page
    1. Layout Options 00:03:39
  15. Extensions
    1. Extensions Explained 00:06:21
    2. Installing 00:03:39
    3. Updating and Removing 00:03:28
    4. Templates 00:04:56
    5. Varying Templates within a Site 00:01:38
    6. Template Options 00:04:10
    7. Languages pt. 1 00:01:41
    8. Languages pt. 2 00:02:44
  16. Extensions: Components
    1. Banners pt. 1 00:02:24
    2. Banners pt. 2 00:04:39
    3. Newsfeeds 00:02:10
    4. Redirect 00:01:21
    5. Weblinks 00:02:54
  17. Extensions: Modules
    1. Login pt. 1 00:02:30
    2. Login pt. 2 00:03:12
    3. Latest News 00:01:57
    4. Who is Online 00:01:29
    5. Load Position 00:01:14
  18. Users
    1. User Manager pt. 1 00:04:19
    2. User Manager pt. 2 00:03:11
    3. User Manager pt. 3 00:03:40
    4. Access Control pt. 1 00:03:25
    5. Access Control pt. 2 00:03:44
  19. Search and Stats
    1. Smart Search 00:02:54
    2. Smart Search Menu Item 00:01:16
    3. Joomla! Stats pt. 1 00:02:11
    4. Joomla! Stats pt. 2 00:01:49
    5. Reset Article Hits 00:01:51
    6. Google Analytics pt. 1 00:02:52
    7. Google Analytics pt. 2 00:02:43
  20. Custom Modules
    1. Weather 00:01:44
    2. Chat 00:02:47
    3. Time 00:02:10
    4. Background Images 00:03:21
  21. Social Integration
    1. Article Comments pt. 1 00:01:56
    2. Article Comments pt. 2 00:03:12
    3. Facebook pt. 1 00:02:49
    4. Facebook pt. 2 00:03:04
    5. Twitter 00:02:08
    6. Pinterest 00:03:46
  22. Multi-Platform Access
    1. Smartphones pt. 1 00:02:38
    2. Smartphones pt. 2 00:03:10
    3. Smartphones pt. 3 00:02:51
    4. iPad 00:02:19
  23. SEO
    1. Tips 00:03:39
    2. Site Map 00:02:55
  24. Security and Updates
    1. Updates 00:03:13
    2. Security Issues 00:02:20
    3. Backups 00:03:46
    4. Database Backup 00:02:10
  25. Customization
    1. Favicon 00:02:32
    2. QR Codes pt. 1 00:04:47
    3. QR Codes pt. 2 00:04:50
  26. Basic Template Modification
    1. Footer 00:03:04
    2. Logo 00:04:07
    3. Text Color 00:03:44
    4. Graphics 00:02:56
    5. Text Type 00:02:18
    6. Custom Error Page pt. 1 00:02:41
    7. Custom Error Page pt. 2 00:02:51
  27. Plug-ins
    1. Plug-ins Explained pt. 1 00:04:06
    2. Plug-ins Explained pt. 2 00:02:42
  28. eCommerce
    1. Shopping pt. 1 00:02:35
    2. Shopping pt. 2 00:02:49
    3. Shopping pt. 3 00:03:46
  29. Moving Local Install to Remote
    1. Local to Remote pt. 1 00:01:57
    2. Local to Remote pt. 2 00:01:59
    3. Local to Remote pt. 3 00:00:43
    4. Local to Remote pt. 4 00:01:25
    5. Local to Remote pt. 5 00:01:44
  30. Site Housekeeping
    1. Cleanup 00:04:30
  31. Conclusion
    1. Course Wrap Up 00:01:58
  32. Credits
    1. About the Author 00:00:49