Joomla CMS System

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Joomla CMS System

Ron Swift, Swift Staffing
Rapid development web framework that let you
easily build and maintain websites.


Outline

Joomla History

Installation

Managing Content

Templates

Modules and Plugins

Administrative Section

Site Security

Summary


Joomla History

Mambo Project in 2001

Joomla Evolved in 2005

Stable and Secure version is 2.5.2

Most Browsers are Compatible

Php/MySQL

Linux, Windows and Apple

Primary Competitors - Drupal and Wordpress

Thousands of Templates, Modules and Plugins


Installation Layout

Download, unpack
file & upload to
server

Point browser to
location and follow
installation steps

Templates and style
sheets determine
site look

Opensource-MD.org
site


Joomla Content Management

Content Critical Part of Site Map

Sections->Categories->Articles

ACL for users

Types

Menus Used to Display Content

Add/Edit Content in Front-end or Admin Section


Strengths and Weaknesses

Strengths

Basic CMS features are easy to use

Good interface

Templates

Extensions

Weaknesses

Scalibilty

Roles and Permissions

Limited types of content


Templates

1,000's of templates with many free

Used to quickly change overall look of the site

Php and CSS

Customize or build your own

Free template sources: siteground.com,
joomlacode.org, joomla24.com


Modules and Plugins

Modules are stand alone applications like
Menu, Login, Calendar and Who's Online

Plugins are small programs that can be added
to Articles like photo gallery, youtube videos
and Search function


Administrator Area
Version 1.5.25
Version 2.5.2


SEO and Security

Search Engine Optimization (SEO)

Help search engines find you

Site description and metatags

Links to other sites

Sitemap

Breadcrumbs

Security

Updates and latest version

Delete installation folder

Remove phpinfo()

Don't trust all modules and plugins

PHP and MySQL patches

Change default user names and passwords


Summary

Joomla is a rapid development CMS system

Developed from Mambo Project in 2005

Competitors Wordpress and Drupal

Strengths – Ease of use, extensions and templates

Weaknesses – Scalibity and user permissions

Extensions are used to add features

Security requires core updates, strong passwords and
PHP/MySQL updates.



Swift Staffing Joomla Websites

Arbutus Business Association -
www.arbutus.org

Ambrose Funeral Homes -
www.ambrosefuneralhomes.com

Baltimore Linux User Group -
www.baltolug.com

E C Roofing -
www.ecroofinginc.com

Lansdowne Improvement Association -
www.lansdowneonline.com

Jay Handyman -
www.jayhandy.com

Catherine Pugh -
www.catherinepugh.com

Swift Staffing - www.swiftstaffing.com