Joomla 3 Beginner
Released: October 15, 2012
Certificate: Finish lessons, plus pass quizzes with an average of 70%
This class teaches you all of the essential concepts and knowledge you need to get started with Joomla 3.
This Joomla 3 Beginner class is aimed at people who are completely new to Joomla. You don't need have any experience or know any coding.
In the first part of the class, we introduce you to Joomla and explain the basics about how Joomla works:
- What is Joomla?
- Navigating the Public Site
- Navigating the Administrator Site
In the second part of the class, you'll see how to manage content in Joomla. You'll add text and images then see all your options for presenting content to your visitors.
- The Joomla Workflow
- The Category Manager
- The Article Manager
- Adding Images to Articles
- Adding Code to Articles
- Adding Images for the Introduction to Articles
- Featured Articles
- The Menu Manager
- Creating a New Menu
- Linking to an Article
- Linking to a Blog
- Linking to Articles from a Category in a List
- Linking to a Category List
- The Article Options
- Managing Menus
In the third part of the class, you'll learn about extensions which provide all of the extra features you could want in your Joomla site:
- Understanding Extensons
- Joomla Update
- Smart Search
- Module Manager
- New Modules
In the fourth part of the class, you'll learn about design and show you how to find, install and use a great-looking template:
- What is a Template?
- Modifying Your Template
- Installing a Template
In the fifth part of the class, we show you how to keep your Joomla site safe and secure.
- User Manager
- User Registration
- Access Control Levels
- Maintenance and Security
In the final part of the class, you'll learn about a wide variety of installation options for Joomla:
- Local Installation on a PC
- Local Installation on a Mac
Vicki is the lead web designer & developer at VWeb Web Design. She specializes in Joomla, custom Joomla templates, search engine optimization, website statistics/analytics, marketing/traffic building strategies and education/training to help you learn to manage your own site.
Vicki holds a B.S. in Computer Science and has taught as an adjunct professor for years.
She is a mom, teacher, author, and horse trainer.
We're excited to have Vicki sharing her expertise with you!