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This pathway is a complete list of all our Joomla 3 classes. Joomla 3 was released in 2012 and is both flexible and easy-to-use. Joomla is used by individuals, as well as small and medium-sized businesses around the world.

Why Should You Use Joomla?

Why Should You Use Joomla?

One of the questions we get a lot at OSTraining is: "Which CMS should I use?". The answer isn't always easily available. In this class, Rod explains why you should consider Joomla as your next CMS.

Joomla 3 14 lessons 42 minutes Beginner
The Beginners Guide to Joomla! 3

The Beginners Guide to Joomla! 3

This class teaches you all of the essential concepts and knowledge you need to get started with Joomla 3.

Joomla 3 42 lessons 168 minutes Beginner
How to Build Joomla 3 Sites

How to Build Joomla 3 Sites

Rod takes us through the process of building a complete Joomla site. We explore many useful extensions and OSTraining's Breeze template.

Joomla 3 33 lessons 156 minutes Intermediate
How to Maintain a Joomla! 3 Site

How to Maintain a Joomla! 3 Site

In this class we show you how manage a Joomla 3 site. Rod explains user access control. He also shows you how to maintain, backup, update and move your Joomla site. 

Joomla 3 12 lessons 68 minutes Intermediate
How to Keep Joomla! 3 Sites Safe

How to Keep Joomla! 3 Sites Safe

Keeping your Joomla website from getting hacked isn't hard, but there are some basics that you simply must ensure get done.

Joomla 3 14 lessons 55 minutes Intermediate
How to Speed Up Joomla 3 Sites

How to Speed Up Joomla 3 Sites

In this class, Rod gives you 10 tips on getting your Joomla! site running much more quickly, giving your users a better experience, both on a mobile device, and on the desktop.

Joomla 3 12 lessons 40 minutes Intermediate
How to Build Multilingual Sites in Joomla! 3

How to Build Multilingual Sites in Joomla! 3

This class teaches you how to build multi-lingual Joomla sites. You'll learn how to translate your Joomla site and attract visitors in more than one language.

Joomla 3 12 lessons 56 minutes Intermediate
How to Build a Joomla Town Site

How to Build a Joomla Town Site

This class is a site-building tutorial. Rod demonstrates site building techniques to quickly create a website for a small town, using only free extensions.

Joomla 3 13 lessons 58 minutes Beginner
How to Build a Joomla Restaurant Site

How to Build a Joomla Restaurant Site

In this class, Rod demonstrates how to build a restaurant website with Joomla, in just 10 easy steps.

Joomla 3 12 lessons 56 minutes Intermediate
How to Use the Joomla Content Editor Extension

How to Use the Joomla Content Editor Extension

Joomla Content Editor (JCE) is the best way to create Joomla content. JCE offers a powerful set of features to handle editing, images, video, documents and much more.

Joomla 3 13 lessons 48 minutes Intermediate
How to Display Videos in Joomla

How to Display Videos in Joomla

In this class, Rod looks at YouTube, Vimeo and Wistia as options for hosting your videos. Rod then reviews OSYouTube, OSVimeo and OSWistia, three video plugins.

Joomla 3 11 lessons 27 minutes Beginner
How to Use the Ozio Gallery Extension in Joomla

How to Use the Ozio Gallery Extension in Joomla

In this course, Rod demonstrates how simple it is to create great picture galleries using Ozio Gallery.

Joomla 3 8 lessons 25 minutes Beginner
How to Use the Akeeba Backup Extension in Joomla

How to Use the Akeeba Backup Extension in Joomla

A website without a backup is a website preparing for disaster and a backup that is not tested or that can be easily used is no use at all. Akeeba Backup is the best backup solution for Joomla.

Joomla 3 8 lessons 32 minutes Intermediate
How to Move a Joomla Site

How to Move a Joomla Site

In this class, Rod shows you how to use both the free version and the pro versions of Akeeba Backup and the restore program, Kickstart, to get your sites moved in record time.

Joomla 3 6 lessons 23 minutes Intermediate
How to Use the Advanced Module Manager Extension in Joomla

How to Use the Advanced Module Manager Extension in Joomla

Advanced Module Manager is an extension from NoNumber.nl that allows you to control your Joomla modules in powerful and flexible ways.

Joomla 3 8 lessons 45 minutes Intermediate
How to Use the OSDownloads Extension in Joomla

How to Use the OSDownloads Extension in Joomla

OSDownloads is a versatile Joomla component and module that allows you to add file downloads to your site. You can also get an email address or share in return for the download.

Joomla 3 7 lessons 19 minutes Beginner
How to Use the SobiPro Extension in Joomla

How to Use the SobiPro Extension in Joomla

In this class, Vicki introduces us to SobiPro, a powerful directory component for Joomla!. With SobiPro you can create multiple directories or any type of content. It comes with 10 integrated core field types with more available so you can have everything you need to run any kind of directory.

Joomla 3 11 lessons 56 minutes Intermediate
How to Use the Hikashop Extension in Joomla

How to Use the Hikashop Extension in Joomla

HikaShop is an e-commerce extension for Joomla! It is built for simplicity and flexibility. It has a wide range of marketing tools and powerful statistics to help you manage your store.

eCommerce, Joomla 3 19 lessons 58 minutes Intermediate
How to Use the RSForm Pro Extension in Joomla

How to Use the RSForm Pro Extension in Joomla

When you need a form on your Joomla! site, whether it be a simple contact form, or a complex job application, RSForm Pro from RSJoomla is a great choice.

Joomla 3 13 lessons 50 minutes Intermediate
How to Use the Fabrik Extension in Joomla

How to Use the Fabrik Extension in Joomla

Fabrik is a highly Flexible Joomla! component for building custom web applications. Create beautiful forms to allow your users to enter data, then display the data in lists, map, calendars, timelines, charts and more!

Joomla 3 12 lessons 56 minutes Intermediate
How to Improve SEO on Joomla! 3 Sites

How to Improve SEO on Joomla! 3 Sites

In this class, Steve gives us an overview of SEO in Joomla 3. He covers topics such as Joomla! URLs, aliases, metadata and Google Analytics. Along the way he shares some extensions that will help you optimize your Joomla sites.

Joomla 3 11 lessons 48 minutes Beginner
How to Use the SEBLOD Extension in Joomla

How to Use the SEBLOD Extension in Joomla

The component SEBLOD is a Content Creation Kit for Joomla! Using SEBLOD you can create complex web applications without hacking core.

Joomla 3 10 lessons 71 minutes Advanced
How to Use CSS With Joomla

How to Use CSS With Joomla

Getting your Joomla website to look exactly the way you want often involves editing some of the CSS provided by your template. In this class, Rod discusses the best ways to do this, including page and module class suffixes, and even loading a custom CSS file for each component.

Joomla 3 10 lessons 38 minutes Intermediate
How to Design Joomla 3 Templates

How to Design Joomla 3 Templates

Our Joomla 3 template class shows you how to use Joomla and the Bootstrap framework to create beautiful designs.

Joomla 3 49 lessons 121 minutes Intermediate
How to Create Template Overrides in Joomla 3

How to Create Template Overrides in Joomla 3

One of the great features of Joomla is that you can change the output from any extension by ausign template overrides. In this class, Barb takes you through the process of creating overrides

Joomla 3 16 lessons 72 minutes Intermediate
How to Design Joomla Template Classes and Styles

How to Design Joomla Template Classes and Styles

In this class, Barb dives into the world of Joomla templates. Specifically, she looks at the classes that Joomla templates output, and how you can change that with just a few lines of code. 

Joomla 3 15 lessons 107 minutes Intermediate
How to Update Joomla 1.5 to 3

How to Update Joomla 1.5 to 3

In this class, Barb takes you step by step through a migration from Joomla 1.5 to 3. It's not just an easy upgrade, but you'll feel confident tackling the project with Barb's help!

Joomla 1.5, Joomla 3 18 lessons 114 minutes Intermediate
How to Update Joomla 2.5 to 3

How to Update Joomla 2.5 to 3

Joomla 2.5 received its final update in 2014, so it's time to consider moving your Joomla site to version 3! In this class, Rod demonstrates the steps you'll need to follow in order to update to Joomla 3.

Joomla 2.5, Joomla 3 6 lessons 15 minutes Intermediate
Learn Bootstrap 2, Joomla's Responsive Design Framework

Learn Bootstrap 2, Joomla's Responsive Design Framework

This class is designed to give you an introduction to creating mobile-friendly websites. You'll learn to use Bootstrap 2, the version of the framework used by Joomla.

Coding 19 lessons 77 minutes Intermediate
How to Build Joomla Sites with Gantry

How to Build Joomla Sites with Gantry

Gantry is a very powerful framework for building Joomla sites. In this class, you'll learn to design beautiful Joomla templates quickly and efficiently.

Joomla 3 16 lessons 55 minutes Intermediate
How to Develop Joomla Modules

How to Develop Joomla Modules

This class will help you to become a Joomla developer. Watch these videos, and you'll build a complete Joomla module. Cory is going to show you how to build a Random articles module, from start to finish.

Joomla 3 13 lessons 58 minutes Advanced
How to Develop Joomla Plugins

How to Develop Joomla Plugins

This class follows on from "How to Develop Joomla Modules". Now that you know the basics of Joomla development, you'll learn how to build plugins. These powerful extensions act on Joomla's trigger events to perform almost any task that you can imagine.

Joomla 3 14 lessons 75 minutes Advanced
How to Use the UIkit Framework

How to Use the UIkit Framework

UIkit is a lightweight and modular front-end framework for developing fast and powerful web interfaces. UIkit gives you a comprehensive collection of HTML, CSS, and JS components which is simple to use, easy to customize and extendable.

Coding 16 lessons 68 minutes Advanced
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