The Fastest And Easiest Way To Learn Joomla 3 For Beginners
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Learn the SECRETS of creating professional websites with Joomla WITHOUT knowing how to code. Skip ALL learning curves.
3.8 (9 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
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Created by Mathew Tamin
Last updated 10/2013
Current price: $10 Original price: $95 Discount: 89% off
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  • 3.5 hours on-demand video
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Create a Joomla website from a fresh installation
  • Easily navigate the front and back end
  • Create and add articles, menus, images and vidoes
  • Extend Joomla with 3rd party plugins
  • Changing and editing your template
  • Securing your website from hackers
  • Backing up and restoring your site
  • Setting access levels for users and admins
  • Adding modules
  • Create MSQLi Database
  • Create categories
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  • Joomla download
  • Web hosting
  • Filezilla FTP


46 Premium Step by Step Instruction That Teaches You EVERYTHING You Need To Know About Using Joomla WITHOUT Coding

The GROWING Web Design Industry

The web design industry is in very high demand right now and will be that way for a very long time. Companies from all over the world have now realized that in order to to expand their business, they need a website.

Web Design Industry Statistics

  • Annualized growth within this industry for the last 5 years has been at 2.7% per year, culminating in a total global impact of $20 billion
  • There are estimated to be 200 million active websites on the internet right now.
  • 67.8% of websites still don’t use any form of a web content management system at all.
  • 46% of American small businesses don't have a website
  • One of most popular form of web content management is powered by Joomla.

What This Means For You

Companies and businesses are always looking for web designers, especially those with CMS skills like Joomla. This means that you'll be in high demand and finding projects won't be difficult. In fact, you will even have companies fighting to hire you.

How Can I Help You Get Started?

  • I show you step by step instructions on how to use Joomla
  • No coding required
  • Watch my screen and follow's that simple
  • As easy as editing a MS word document
  • 46 premium content
  • Hidden tips and secrets to save time and money

What Do I Do Next?

Signing up only takes a few seconds. Click "take this course" button, top right, now...start making money creating websites with Joomla.

Who is the target audience?
  • Absolute beginners with no prior knowledge of Joomla
  • Ideal fo anyone who wants to learn Joomla
  • People who want to make extra money creating websites
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Curriculum For This Course
45 Lectures
Installation and Navigation
18 Lectures 01:17:47

In order to use the Cpanel install, you need to have a web hosting server. If you need web hosting for your website, you can get it here.

Installation via Cpanel

In order to transfer files via the internet, you need an FTP (file transfer protocol). I recommend using this free one called filezilla. Download the latest version

Preview 12:38

Create Categories

Article Manager

Creating Articles

You can download the latest version of JCE here:

Installing JCE Editor

Insertting and Formatting Images

Inserting and Formatting Text

Inserting Codes to Articles

Featuring Articles

Menu Manager

Linking Articles

Link to a List

Link to a Blog
Extensions and Templates
15 Lectures 01:14:51

JED (Joomla Extension Directory) has thousands of both free and paid extensions to choose from. Extensions are great tools to enhance your website. See the directory

Preview 02:05

Extension Manager

With a high traffic website, you can sell ad space on your website. Add unlimited clients, banners and category.

Banner Manager




Redirect is a new feature that was introduced in Joomla 2.5. It's a great tool to use when you want to redirect an old page to a new one. You can manually set a redirect for each link or redirect multiple pages at once.


The search function is very helpful for visitors to find exactly what they're looking for on your website. If you have a blog or media type website, this is a must feature to include on your website.


Weblinks allow you to create a basic directory where people can post their links.


Your entire website is broken down into different module sections. Modules allow you to add content (text, images, videos, links, etc) on the front end of your website.

You can find a module position by simple using the module manager.

You can also create, edit, and delete any unnecessary modules.

Module Manager

You can download paid and free plugin from the JED direction the same way you do other extensions. See plugin directory

Preview 02:48

It's important to delete any extension that you don't need. Even though extensions are a great way to enhance your website, adding too many of them will slow down your site. This may cause extensive delays whenever someone views your website.

Uninstalling Extensions

Default Template

Editing Template
Security and Access Control
6 Lectures 28:58

To keep your Joomla site safe, you need a security component such as Admin Tools. This extension is one of the best extensions used by some of the top Joomla website to secure their website.

This extension is a paid one so in the future, you need to buy a subscription package in order to get the latest updates. But for now, I bought it so that you can use it.

IMPORTANT: Make sure that you don't leave your screen unattended for too long. If you do and haven't configured the component, Joomla will automatically log you out of the site. You will have to delete the extensions manually it through the database via phpmy admin in order to have access to your admin panel.

Securing Your Website

User Manager

User Groups

User Options

Setting Access Levels

Creating Admin Accounts
Premium Theme / Backup / Restore
5 Lectures 24:20

A premium theme is a great way to get a professional website up and running very quickly.

There several premium template providers. You can download see and them here.

Once you fully grasp how to install a premium theme, you can charge people a price to install their templates for them

Preview 01:42

Premium templates will always come with what's call a quickstart demo. This is a full demo of the template you bought.

Here are the steps you need to take to properly install any premium template.

What You Will Need

1. Cpanel or equal

You need to have a server where you want to upload the files.

2. FTP client

An ftp client will allow you to transfer those files to your server. You can download filezilla for free here

3. Database

You need to create a database in order for the installation to be completed.

4. Folder

If you are not uploading the files to your root domain, you need to create a sub folder.

Steps To Take

Step 1: Download the quickstart demo to your hard drive

Step 2: Unpack/unzip the contents of the quickstart folder

Step 3: Open your ftp

Step 4: Drag and drop the unpack/unzip files from your hard drive to the folder you created if not your root domain.

Step 5: Go to if sub folder go to http://yourdomain/foldername/

Step 6: Follower the installation wizard. Make sure you save your database information because you will need it to complete the installation. Don't change any setting during the installation. Only fill out recommended fields.

Step 7: After the installation is complete, DELETE THE INSTALLATION FOLDER by click on the link in the las step.

Step 8: Go to either SITE or ADMINISTRATOR.

Step 9: If you go to the ADMINISTRATOR, you can login by going to or

That's it!

Install and Edit Premium Theme

Cpanel Backup

Manual Backup

Restoring Your Site

This is a generral quiz to see how much you learned on this course.

What did you learn?
8 questions
Final words
1 Lecture 01:34
About the Instructor
Mathew Tamin
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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.