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Joomla

Joomla is a content management system (CMS)

Can be downloaded from the site :
http://www.joomla.org

Joomla is open source software


Chapter 1,2


How to Install Joomla

You should have installed XAMPP or WAMP
server, MySQL

c:/xampp/htdocs or c:/wamp/www

Paste the setup zip file above

Unzip the package and rename (eg fresh_rest)

Start the web browser

http://localhost/fresh_rest

(name of the site)

Select the language
as English & follow the normal steps

Next
-
> Configuration
-
>License
-
>Next Database configuration (MySQL) provide the required details

Database type


MySQL

Host Name


localhost

Username


root

Password


your password or sometimes blank (depends on your co
nfiguration of the DB)

Database name

db_rest

Next under the Advanced Settings select next

Main
configuration

sample data(no)

Finish

remove the installation folder

site

admin


To login as the administrator to the backend

http://localhost/fresh_rest/administrator


this will bring up the Joomla Administrator login

enter the username and password

username

admin

password

admin



Chapter 03:

Creating content

Adding an article on the front page.

Select

content


Article manager


New


Enter Title


Create the article


Select uncategorized from section


Select “Yes” option button


Next to front page


click on save


then click refresh to see the article on front page(front end)


Inserting Read More.. to

an article


Content


Article manager


Select New


Enter the title


Create the article


In the article place the cursor at the required place


Click on “Read More” button (at the bottom)


Save


Click refresh to see the changes (front end)


Creating an
Article and linking with the menu


Content


Article Manager


New


Select Main Menu Manager


New internal link


Article Layout


Enter the title


Select top(parent item)

Published “yes”


Under basic parameters click on select
article


Click on the required a
rticle


Select save


Refresh the front end


Creating page breaks


Content


Article Manager


Select an article


bring the cursor

to the specified place


click on page break button


in the pop up window enter the page title


click on save


refresh the front

end


To enable the WYSIWYG editor


Site


Global configuration


Default WYSIWYG editor


select … TinyMCE


Creating external Links


01

Article


Select the text in the article


Click Edit Link


Paste the URL here /Select or type URL


02

Main Menu


New


External Link


Enter the title (it will appear in the menu bar)


Enter the link


Save


Refresh the front end


Inserting an Image


Go to an article


Click on Image button at the bottom


Select the image


Click insert


Using Trash and Deleting Articles


Content


Article Manager


Select the article you want to trash (temporary delete)


Click on Trash

(
undelete,

permanent deleting discuss)




Chapter 04.


Creating sections & Categories


Content


Select Section


Select New


Enter Title


(No need to enter an
y description)

Select published



Content


Select Category


Select New


Enter Title


(no need to enter any description)

Select Section


Select the required section


Go to front end and refresh


Organizing articles or sorting them


Content


Article manager


Use the arrow icons under the section order and change the order how they appear



Displaying in blog like styles / Displaying a list of articles


Sections and categories published and unpublished


Content


select section manager


select the required sec
tion

click on publish tick mark to
unpublish.


Adding descriptions to sections and categories


Section + Category manager


Set show description from hide.


Chapter 05.


Working with parameters

Setting parameters for articles

Changing content on the
front/and other pages (removing articles . . .)

Customizing the author name of the article and published date

Email link & print icon
--

> using show/hide


Chapter 06.

Managing modules

Adding a module (adding content to the sidebar )

Extensions

Module
Manager

New

Custom HTML

Enter Content

Enter title

Save

F5


Moving modules to different positions

Extensions

Module Manager

Select HTML (tip of the day)

from the details section

select
position (right)


Viewing the module positions (from the manager)

Ext
ensions

Template manager

select the “Default (x)


click edit

Click Preview
[click HTML
edit

select the code and edit HTML]


Displaying a module in a particular page

--
Menu Items


Extensions

Module Manager

select the menu item in the menu assignment

selec
t “select
menu items” from the list

Save


Creating a login module

Extensions

module manager

New

Login

Enter title (login)

Save [pre text + post text …]


Adding Breadcrumbs

Extensions

Module Manager

New

Breadcrumbs

hide the title

position set to
breadcrumb
s(x)

save


RSS


Really Simple Syndication

Extensions

Module Manager

New

Select Syndicate

Enter title (feeds)


Chapter 07.

Working with content / managing content on a page.

Menus

Main Menu

Home

Set the parameters basic/advance [selected one]


Creating
Contacts

1.

Components

cont
act
s

content category

new


enter title ‘Management’

2.

Components

Contacts

Contacts

New

Enter Name

Select the category
‘Management’

Link to user

select Administrator

3.

Menus

Main Menu

New

Contacts

Select contact layout

Enter title as ‘Contact Us’

Select the name that was given

select contact under parameters

Adding polls /voting (1.5 only)

1.

Components

polls

new

Enter a title as a question

set published to ‘yes’

at the options
to the poll (questions)

save

2.

To display the
poll on the website we need a module, lets add a new module

Extensions

module manager

New

Select the poll from the parameters

enter a
title

position the module on the right

save

f5



Adding a Search Module

Extensions

Module manger

new

select search

enter

title

select the position top

fill in the
parameters

save to view the steps


To view the stats

C
omponents

search

click on parameters

select


Gather search statistics

Yes

Save

Maintaining the statistics


Chapter 08.

Workin
g with permissions and user
accounts


Creating a new user and setting the password.

Control Panel

user manager

new

fill in the fields and hit save


Customizing permissions

While creating the user account set the group to the relevant one (discuss
manager/administrator/super administ
rator)


Front end user registration

Site menu

global configuration

go to system tab

go to user settings

set allow user
registrations to yes

save


Font end user changing their settings

menus

main menu

new

select user

select user form layout

enter title
‘change your
details’

set the access level for this user as registered

save


Chapter 09.

Global configuration


Sending private messages

tools

read message

new

(sending and receiving and replying and deleting messages)


using mass mail/working with mailing

lists


tools

mass mail

check mail to child groups [checkbox]


select the user group ex
-

super
administrator

enter the subject

type the message

click on ‘send mail’

mails will be sent
to intended email accounts)


Working with media manager


Site

media
manager

path menu ( c:
\
xampp
\
htdocs
\
fresh_and_local
\
images
\
)

create folder
there

enter a name for the folder

select the folder

click the browse button to locate the
file(images)

select

click on ‘start upload’ button

use the help feature if needed


Chapter

10.

Working with templates and assigning new templates to the website.

1.

Download temp
l
ates

consider the version of Joomla

http://www.joomla24.com

2.

Install the templates

Extensions

select Install/Uninstall

select insta
ll

upload package file

click on browse
button

select the downloaded template.zip file

click on open button

click on upload file
and install

Note: “Template Successfully Installed message should appear inside a blue rectangle

3.

Assigning the installed temple

Extensions

Template manager

select the installed template
option


click on the default button

go back to the front end and refresh

Note: Successfully installed….


Assigning a template to

a particular menu item (page)

Extensions

Template manager

click on th
e template name

under menu assignment select
‘select from list’


select a particular menu

select save


Editing the html code of a
Joomla template

Extensions

template manager

click on the required template name

edit html or

edit css


Chapter 11

Working
with plug
-
ins

Provides a huge amount of functionalities (enable/disable)


Working with extensions

Mainly modules they can be published on the website these can come with Joomla as well as we can
download and install from the joomla community

Ex. Joomla Ex
tensions for chat


Changing the language

Download it from this

http://joomlacode.org/gf/project/french/frs

working with Joomla community and Joomla.org

http://www.joomla.org/community