Create a Video Sharing Website Like Youtube With Joomla

Launch your own video website and build a dedicated audience. Allow users to upload their own video. Set permissions.
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  • Lectures 39
  • Length 3 hours
  • Skill Level Beginner Level
  • Languages English
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About This Course

Published 9/2014 English

Course Description

Last Updated: December 3rd


UPDATE: Premium template is provided for you create your website.

When YouTube launched in 2005, no one could have imagined that it would become such a successful website. Today, Youtube is the #3 website in the world pulling in over 1 billion visitors each month...that's a lot of people. One of the biggest reasons why YouTube became so popular is because video is the most powerful way to present anything.

Here are some amazing stats about Youtube:

  • More than 1 billion unique users visit YouTube each month
  • Over 6 billion hours of video are watched each month on YouTube—that's almost an hour for every person on Earth
  • 100 hours of video are uploaded to YouTube every minute
  • 80% of YouTube traffic comes from outside the US
  • YouTube is localized in 61 countries and across 61 languages
  • According to Nielsen, YouTube reaches more US adults ages 18-34 than any cable network
  • Millions of subscriptions happen each day. The number of people subscribing daily is up more than 3x since last year, and the number of daily subscriptions is up more than 4x since last year

What is this course about?

This course will teach you step by step how to create a website similar to YouTube. So if you've ever wanted to launch a YouTube like site, you will be able to at the end of the course.

Who is this course for?

This course is for people, organizations agencies or companies that want to build their brand by presenting amazing video content. Users will be able to upload or import their videos through their admin panel, create playlists, give thumbs up or down for videos, embed videos, and so much more.

While it's a good idea to post your videos on YouTube, it would be just as good to drive a ton of traffic by having people visit your website and watching the videos without having to go somewhere else. This is great for SEO and brand visibility.

Monetizing Your Site

You will learn how to monetize your site with Google Adsense or banners simply by inserting your codes in whatever position you want to show ads. This will give you complete control over what ads show on your website.

Website and Video Optimization

This course will teach you how to optimize your site, menus, vidoes, and content pages. This will increase your visibility on search engines like Google, Bing and Yahoo!.

Your website will have the following features:

  • Drag & Drop and remote video upload
  • Frames preview for local videos
  • User channels and multi-channel support
  • Video and playlist like/dislike voting
  • Playlist embedded into the player
  • Multi-category and Joomla 3 Tags component
  • Custom fields for videos and channels
  • Responsive design
  • Easy-to-use interface inspired by YouTube
  • Front-end management for user and admin
  • Social media sharing (Facebook, Twitter, Google+, Email)

What's Next?
Click "take this course" button, top right, now...that's it!

What are the requirements?

  • Passion to learn

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Learn how to create a video sharing website like Youtube!
  • Create channels and categories
  • Import videos from youtube or server
  • Share videos on Facebook, Twitter, Google +, etc

Who is the target audience?

  • This course is for creative people or business that want to launch their own video website.

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.


Section 1: Introduction
What this course is about

Here is the template used in this video.

Section 2: Setting Up Your Website
Analyzing your template before you begin
Deleting all sample data
Creating the frontend menus
Installing JCE editor component
Installing Mijovideos

The personal ID for Mijovideos is "wwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwww" don't put the " " as the password just the W's. Just copy and paste it or type in the letter "w" 32 times.

Deleting all sample categories
Deleting all sample videos
Deleting all channels
Additional features and what they do
Recap of what we've learned in part one
Section 3: Building Your Video Network
Creating your own categories
Creating new channels
Importing videos from Youtube
Creating a custom playlist
Connecting the menus to the frontend
Adding videos to the home page
Adding frontend modules for videos

This lessons shows you how to change the titles on the video so that they're not so big or overlapping.

Adding a trending videos menu
Recap of what we've learned in part two
Section 4: Monetizing Your Website

Installing this component will allow you to easily insert codes to your Joomla website.

Adding custom banners on your website
Section 5: Adding a Forum
Creating a forum menu for users

Easydiscuss is a the component that will be used to create the forum so make sure to install it follow along with the video.

How to use the forum component after installation
Understanding how to use the frontend features
Creating forum categories and setting user permissions
Adding frontend modules for users
Section 6: Optimizing Your Website
The importance of SEO and why you need to optimize your site
Making your url search engine friendly
Optimizing your menus
Optimizing your videos
Optimizing your content pages
Installing and adding a sitemap
Section 7: Conclusion
Making last minute changes before finalizing the site
Final words and tips
Video Quiz
4 questions

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Instructor Biography

Mathew Tamin, Entrepreneur. Joomla Instructor. Musician.

Mathew Tamin is one of the top Joomla! instructors on the web. Since 2008, Mathew have been using Joomla to create websites for businesses from all over the world. With over 8 years as a web designer, marketer, and branding specialist, Mathew can help you take your business to another level.

In 2013, Mathew started Learn Joomla Fast where he helps people learn how to create websites with Joomla.

Mathew is also the founder of Tamin Studios; a media company that produces online TV shows, Movies, Radio, and create high quality websites for companies of all sizes. He's been playing the piano for churches, weddings, special occasions for 15 years. He's also a songwriter, screenwriter, and very savvy webmaster.

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