The Joomla Admin Manual: A Step by Step Guide to a Successful Website

eBook (PDF), 262 Pages
(6 Ratings)
Price: $29.95
This book is about Joomla (1.0.12), the popular open source content management system. It’s a step by step guide to creating a successful web site. As well as a general overview of the CMS, the book explains the trickier concepts of setting up a Joomla site. Lastly the manual examines more general topics like how SEO can be maximized with Joomla and how to create specific types of site. The book is aimed at those that are using Joomla to create a web site, either for themselves or web designers doing so for their clients. It’s easy to read and low on technical jargon. It doesn’t assume you know PHP, CSS or any other technical acronyms. The author, Barrie North has a rich background in education (a former teacher) and is a partner of, a provider of professional templates and custom Joomla services. He also runs one of the most popular blogs about Joomla, His combination of Joomla expertise and engaging writing has produced a book... More > accessible to everyone.< Less
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  • By rashood ollison
    Sep 24, 2009
    I read this book through in one sitting and gained a lot of insight to Joomla. It is pretty clear in the way it presents info. Readers are guided through creating a basic Joomla template. As an advanced user, I would like to have more examples of creating working templates in less of a click-this, click that step by step instruction. The examples were a little hard to follow. It would be better to have an overview of the process followed by instructions. I found myself clicking through the examples not knowing what I was trying to accomplish. university degrees online | Corllins University
  • By Prema Gandhi
    Aug 19, 2009
    "Creative" Nice book. I'll wait for the next book and review it Make Money Blogging | Blogging Tips | Blog Tips
  • By Tim Cailloux
    Oct 5, 2008
    "Excellent Joomla Book" Barrie North's book has been an excellent primer and instruction manual to Joomla! His guide helped me create an excellent Joomla site, leading me to think not only about design and content. His guide showed that the structure of a Joomla site is just as important to its usefulness.
  • By ben
    Dec 13, 2007
    "THE Joomla reference guide!" There are quite a few books on Joomla out there, but face it, this is the only one you'll really need. Mr. North does an excellent job explaining Joomla in a way that's easy to comprehend, interesting and fun to read. Mr. North is a well-respected member of the Joomla community and has contributed greatly to the project. Honestly, I've read almost every Joomla book out there. And when it came down to it, I only really learned Joomla from the tutorials on Mr. North's site, . Now, all of that information is present in one neat guide. Even at twice the price, it'd still be worth it.
  • By Barrie North
    Oct 27, 2007
    "Re: Joomla book" Hi Emily, Unfortunately I have no control of LuLu's shipping process. You'll have to contact them. I have emailed you regarding your compass order which I can do something about! Barrie North
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Barrie North
November 4, 2011
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