PacktLib: Joomla! 1.5 Site Blueprints

Joomla! 1.5 Site Blueprints

Credits

About the Author

About the Reviewers

Preface

Installation and Configuration

Minimum system requirements

Installation on a local computer

Installing Joomla! on a remote server

Other installation possibilities

Manual installation

Configuration and backend administration

Trim off sample data

Create a new section

Create new categories

Extending your Joomla!

Learning Joomla!

Basic Administration

Optimizing your site

Other optimization techniques

Summary

Buzzy Beez—Building a Company Site

Build Buzzy Beez's site

Template

Extensions

Install a new template

Basic content

Display content

Finishing up

Summary

Global Hitchhikers Club—Building an Aficionado's Site

Build the Global Hitchhikers Club site

Template

Extensions

Basic content

Display content

Finishing up

Improving the basic site

Summary

The Daily Joomer — Building a Newspaper Site

Build The Daily Joomer online

Template

Extensions

Organizing the articles

Forums

Display content

Finishing up

Further development

Summary

Breakin' Events—Building an Events Site

Build the Breakin' Events site

Template

Extensions

Create new categories

Test the Event submission form

Display content

Finishing up

Extending functionality

Summary

Joombook—Building a Community Site

Build Joombook

Template

Extensions

Basic content

Configure Community Builder

Create a new section and category

Configure polls

Configure forums

Configure chat

Create comments system

Put it all together

Finishing up

Adding functionality

Summary

Joomgets Inc.—Building an E-commerce Site

Build the Joomgets Inc. web shop

Template

Extensions

Basic VirtueMart configurations

Display Products

Finishing up

Adding functionality

Summary

Joomlaburg Accommodations— Building a Directory Site

Build Joomlaburg Accommodations

Template

Extensions

Install Joomla!

Install SOBI2

Finishing up

Adding functionality

Summary

Nosh'r—Building a Photo Sharing Site

Build Nosh'r

Template

Extensions

Install Joomla!

Install Phoca Gallery

Global configuration

Front page

New user registration

Permissions

Add images

Finishing up

Extending functionality

Summary

Alienspotting—Building a Google Map Site

Extensions

Template

Build Alienspotting

Finishing up

Extending the site

Summary

Weird Hap'nins—Building a News Aggregating Site

Build Weird Hap'nins

Template

Extensions

Sections and categories

Feed content

Finishing up

Summary

Templates and Extensions