Joomla Explained: Chapter 11

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Install a Module: the workflow should be:

  • Research
  • Download
  • Upload
  • Use

Install an Opinion Polls Extension: AcePolls

Research

Download

  • Click the "Free download" link under "AcePolls for Joomla 1.6 ".

Upload

  • Go to the Administrator area of your site and go to the Extensions Manager. Upload the AcePolls file that you just downloaded.

Use

  • Go to Components > AcePolls.
  • Click on "New". Enter these settings:
    • Title: the question you want to ask
    • Options: the possible answers that people can choose from
  • Go to Extensions > Module Manager and place the AcePolls module into "position-7" on your site.

Install a Countdown Module: OSTimer

Research

Download

  • Enter your email and click "Download 1.6".

Upload

  • Go to the Administrator area of your site and go to the Extensions Manager. Upload the file that you just downloaded.

Use

  • Go to Extensions > Module Manager and place the OSTimer module into "position-7" on your site.
  • Edit the options to include details about a particular event that's coming soon.

Install a SEO Plugin: MetaGenerator

Research

Download

  • Click the "DOWNLOAD METAGENERATOR" link.

Upload

  • Go to the Administrator area of your site and go to the Extensions Manager. Upload the Metagenerator file that you just downloaded.

Use

  • Go to Extensions > Plug-in Manager
  • Find System - Metagenerator and enable that plug-in.