Creating library website using Joomla

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Creating library website using Joomla

(Open Source
-
Content Management System):

A case study on IIM Ahmedabad library
website



by



Jignesh

Amin

Professional Assistant

Vikram

Sarabhai Library

IIM Ahmedabad

Viral
Navik

Professional Assistant

Vikram

Sarabhai Library

IIM Ahmedabad

21
st

to
23
rd

March, CALIBER
2013


What is Joomla


Joomla

is a free, open source content
management system


Organizes all forms of content


It helps you to create/edit/delete content in
a shared
database


Content shared across the Web site


Content can be published or not
-

based on
conditions (Approved, Date range, Viewer
rights)


Easy to use and expandable


Joomla


Originated in
2000
as Mambo, Split in
2005
to
form Joomla


The name
Joomla

is a phonetic spelling for the
Swahili word "Jumla", which means
"all
together"

or
"as a whole"
.


An award
-
winning content management
system (CMS)


Open Source software


Available for Linux and Windows

Why Joomla?


Open Source


It’s Easy to Install, Use and Manage by non
technical person and no need of HTML


Separation of Content and Form


Portable


Extendable


Strong Support Communities

Top Ten Open Source CMS

1.
WordPress

2.
Joomla

3.
Drupal

4.
Media Wiki

5.
Plone

6.
Liferay

7.
TYPO
3

8.
Moodle

9.
Dolphin

10.
Pligg


http://trends.builtwith.com/cms

Comparison Metrics


A tool to compare up to
10
content management systems at
once.
http://www.cmsmatrix.org/matrix


Google Search Trend

In the Beginning

Everybody used a text editor (coding language) to
construct Web pages in a language called HTML


If you know the HTML mark up language, you can
control the content of your Web site. “The Webmaster”

Problem!


Must learn HTML or hire web developer.


HTML is time consuming & Static


Big Webmaster

Benefits of CMS


Creation

of

content

in

a

standard

format

using

a

Web

browser

and

WYSIWYG

(What
-
You
-
See
-
Is
-
What
-
You
-
Get)

editor



Share

the

work

with

several

staff

members

and

have

options

to

let

the

public

enter

content

(Library

2
.
0
)


Archive

and

reuse

content


BYE… BYE…

FrontPage & DreamWeaver


What Joomla can do ? Some real examples


Corporate Web sites or portals


Online magazines, newspapers, and publications


E
-
commerce and online reservations


Government applications


Small business Web sites


Non
-
profit and organizational Web sites


Community
-
based portals


School Web sites


Personal or family homepages

Who are using Joomla ? (Live Example)


MTV Networks
Quizilla

(Social networking)
-

http://www.quizilla.com



IHOP (Restaurant chain)
-

http://www.ihop.com



Harvard University (Educational)
-

http://gsas.harvard.edu



Citibank (Financial institution intranet)
-

Not publicly accessible



The Green Maven (Eco
-
resources)
-

http://www.greenmaven.com



Outdoor Photographer (Magazine)
-

http://www.outdoorphotographer.com



PlayShakespeare.com (Cultural)
-

http://www.playshakespeare.com



Senso

Interiors (Furniture design)
-

http://www.sensointeriors.co.za


&


Prerequisites to Install Joomla


PHP (Coding Language)


4.2
.x or above:
http://www.php.net


MySQL (Database)



3.23
.x or above:
http://www.mysql.com


Apache (Webserver)



1.13.19
or above:
http://www.apache.org



Also available bundle (Package) like WAMP or XAMPP (for
Windows) or LAMP (for Linux)



Download
Joomla

from
http://www.joomla.org/download.html

Basic Structure of Joomla

Front
-
end

›Viewable by users


Back
-
end

›Editable by administrator


Database

›Stores information

Simple steps for Installation of
Joomla


Simple


Download, Unzip, Install

Installation

Screen
1

Screen
2

Screen
3

Final Installation Screen

Administration Module

User Name

Password

Main Admin Panel

Hierarchy of Module


Category Manager


Content Items Manager


Content


Static Content


Section Manager


Frontpage Manager


Archive Manager

Category Manager

Create a New Category

Section Manager

Create a New Section

Content Items Manager

Create a New Content

Static Content Manager

Create a New Static Content

Media Manager

Change the Template

Add New Template

Website for Joomla Templates

http://www.joomla
24
.com/

Components

Add New Component

Website for Joomla Components

http://extensions.joomla.org/extensions

Modules

Add New Modules

Website for Joomla Modules

http://extensions.joomla.org/extensions


Lets start work with Joomla