Build Blogs with Joomla

Building Blogs with Joomla is Easier than You Think.
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  • Lectures 91
  • Length 5 hours
  • Skill Level Beginner Level
  • Languages English
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Published 1/2016 English

Course Description

Learn how to build Joomla Blogs - for absolute beginners!

This course is a total beginner’s guide to building Joomla Blogs, so you won’t need any prior knowledge or experience with HTML, CSS, or PHP.

Although it is a good idea if you know those languages, that is not required.

Why Should I Learn How to Build Blogs with Joomla?

In simple terms Joomla is one of the most powerful CMS systems in the world and blogs are one of the best ways to drive traffic and market anything you want online.

What are the requirements?

  • 1. Internet Connection
  • 2. Willingness to learn and determination
  • 3. Hosting with Linux Server and the C-Panel Utility
  • 4. Code Editor
  • 5. Some additional (free) tools
  • 6. No HTML, CSS, or PHP Required.

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Learn how to build simple but powerful Joomla Blogs.
  • Learn how to On-Page SEO your Joomla Blog.
  • Learn how to increase the speed behind your Joomla Blog.

What is the target audience?

  • 1. Total Beginners
  • 2. Web Design Students
  • 3. Graphic Designers
  • 4. Entrepreneurs
  • 5. Business Owners
  • 6. Bloggers
  • 7. Web Designers

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

Forever yours.
Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.

Curriculum

Section 1: Introduction to the Joomla Blog Training
Who is this training for?
Preview
01:41
Blog Examples
Preview
01:21
Simplicity
Preview
01:27
Joomla Blog Templates
Preview
00:56
Focusing on Content Creation - Google Love it.
Preview
02:04
Use Blogging to Become a Celebrity
Preview
01:43
Final Joomla Blog Preview
Preview
02:33
Simple 3 Section Curriculum
Preview
01:41
Teacher Miyagui Style
Preview
01:41
Download Your PDF
01:11
Section 2: Choosing Hosting, Domain, and Installing Joomla
Checking Copyrighting and Trademarks
02:51
Getting Linux Server with C-Panel Utility
03:31
Creating SQL Database
03:08
Creating SQL Username
02:07
Creating FTP Account
03:49
Downloading, Uploading, and Unziping Joomla
03:22
Installing Joomla
02:58
Automatic Joomla Installation
03:35
Section 3: Joomla Recommended Extensions for your Blog
Only Using the Right Extensions for Your Joomla Blog
02:42
Disabling Default Joomla Extensions
05:37
Installing Commenting Extension
03:20
Installing Social Media Sharing Extension
01:48
Choosing the right editor - JCE vs TinyMCE
08:47
No Joomla Editor
01:50
HTML Markup Problems
05:12
Copying and Pasting from Microsoft Word
03:10
Sitemap Installation
01:30
Section 4: Joomla Initial Basic Settings
Enabling URL Rewriting
01:56
Specify one domain www or non-www
04:29
Eliminating Global Metadata
01:28
Section 5: Joomla Blog Layout and Column Settings
Blog Main Layout
04:13
Blog Post Main Layout
02:43
Changing Joomla Blog Columns
03:18
Section 6: Creating Your First Joomla Blog
Installing the Joomla Template
00:57
Creating Categories
02:54
Creating Menus for Categories
01:28
Displaying Menus on the Front End
01:40
Creating Standard and Mobile Search Bar
04:05
Creating Text Logo
04:27
Creating Image Logo
02:18
Right Column Top Ad
02:53
Creating Social Media Links
03:15
Installing the Facebook Page Plugin
03:05
Posting First Blog Post
06:12
Changing Blog Post Settings
03:45
Setting Blog Post Images to Style None
01:53
Re-enabling Read More Plugin
02:40
Enabling AddThis Social Media Plugin
03:34
Enabling JC Comments Extension
03:25
Section 7: Incrementing Your Joomla Blogging Knowledge
Creating More Blog Posts
05:13
Fixing Latest Blog Post to Show at the Top
02:13
Inserting Images inside Blog Post
02:03
Inserting YouTube Videos
02:42
Disabling JC Comments and AddThis Extensions inside Blog
03:48
Creating the Contact Page
01:51
Creating Footer
01:50
Section 8: Testing Blog Functionalities and Adding Modules
Testing JC Comments
03:38
Testing Contact Form
00:36
Testing Search Bar
02:23
Enabling Latest Blogs Module
01:14
Enabling Latest JComments
02:21
Enabling Links Inside Titles - Latest JComments
01:40
Latest JComments Problems - Updating URLs
02:31
Section 9: 404 Page, Extension Overrides, and Basic Template Editing
Creating the 404 Page - Part 1
06:47
Creating the 404 Page - Part 2
01:39
Eliminating Extra Categories Latest Blogs
00:51
Extension Override - JC Comments
10:34
Extension Override - Search Results
07:07
Language Override - JC Comments
04:02
Installing Firebug Plugin to Change CSS
03:00
Finding CSS Rules to Change Template
04:16
Changing CSS Logo Marging
03:53
The Power of CSS
00:58
Section 10: Joomla SEO for Your Blog - On-Page
Joomla SEO - On-Page and Off-Page
06:06
Keyword Research
01:21
Search Engine Results
02:44
Keywords inside URL
05:21
Keywords inside Title
03:17
Keywords inside Meta Description
03:34
Keywords inside Images
03:36
Keywords inside text
01:50
Internal Linking
06:01
Broken Links
03:03
Section 11: Joomla Blog - Speed Optimization
Speed performace - Lower your HTTP Request
02:28
Reduce CSS and JavaScript Files
06:24
Joomla Cache
05:33
Eliminate RSS
02:39
Optimize Images
03:18
Using GT Metrix
07:47

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Instructor Biography

Luis Posselt, Web Design and Programmer Instructor

Luis Posselt is a web design and a programmer instructor. His fields of expertise include Drupal, Wordpress, Joomla, HTML, CSS, PHP, JAVA and JavaScript. He has worked as an IT Technician and Web Developer for several companies in Houston and Dallas Texas. Some of the companies include Walt-Mart and Verizon. Luis has presented training courses for the Joomla Community since 2012 and for the Wordpress Community since 2015.

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