Joomla! Bible by Ric Shreves

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Your complete guide to the Joomla! content management system

Whether you use Joomla! to power a website, intranet, or blog, you'll need a good how-to reference on this complex, but not always intuitive, content management software. Joomla! Bible, Second Edition is that book. It not only brings you up to speed on the changes and extensions that are now part of Joomla! 3.0, it thoroughly covers functions and tasks, including installation, configuration, management, advanced modules, and extended coverage of two key extensions.

You'll learn how to obtain code and deploy it to a server; how to obtain, modify, and delete content; how to choose between the Joomla! Platform and the Joomla! CMS; and more. By the time you finish the Joomla! Bible, Second Edition, you'll be well prepared to build and maintain a Joomla!-based website.

Walks you through obtaining the Joomla! 3.0 code and how to deploy it to a server, configure the site, create content, and manage content and user hierarchiesHelps you get the most out of core modules that provide advanced functionality, including the Polls Module, the Banner Manager, Content Syndication, Newsfeed Aggregation, and othersIncludes hands-on tutorials and real-world practical applications

Whether you're a content manager, website manager, developer, or do-it-yourselfer, make sure you keep Joomla! Bible, Second Edition on hand.


About Ric Shreves

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Ric Shreves (Bali, Indonesia) is a freelance writer and web applications development consultant. His company, water&stone (, specializes in the creation of websites using open source content management systems -- including Joomla! Ric has focused on content management systems since 1999 and has focused entirely on open source development since 2003. He is the past President of the Mambo Foundation, the organization that was the forerunner of the Joomla! CMS. Ric has built literally hundreds of websites on open source content management systems. Since inception in 2003, his company has deployed hundreds of websites on the Joomla! CMS. In addition to the books listed below, Ric has also written for a number of tech publications and worked previously as a columnist for ComputerWorld.
Published March 15, 2013 by Wiley. 744 pages
Genres: Computers & Technology. Non-fiction

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