Do you need a convenient yet powerful content management system? Are you looking for the best way to build your dynamic web site? Are you going to be managing a content heavy site? Do you need a convenient way for multiple users to own, control, and update content? If you answered "Yes", then you need Joomla, and if you need Joomla, you need Janice Gentles-Jones.
Janice's Joomla for Beginners course will teach you everything you ned to know about creating, operating and maintain a Joomla web site. With clear examples and engaging lab exercises you'll go through the Joomla framework step-by-step. From setting up the Joomla environment to creating your own modules, this course has you covered!
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In this video, Janice explains why you might want to install Joomla manually, and how to go about doing it.
Janice explains how to using a software script called Softaculous in order to get a Joomla site up in just a few minutes
In this brief video, Janice explains the differences between the public and adminstrator view and the features of each
Janice shows you how to log into the back-end of your website and start using some of the controller tools.
In the Global Configurations menu, you can do things like change your site name, create an offline message, and create a custom message.
The media manager is a tool that allows you to manage your videos, pictures, and documents, and Janice shows you how to use it in this video.
Joomla Extensions are the "life blood" of Joomla, and they allow you to add special features to your site.
In this video, Janice shows you how to easily add a third party menu extension.
Janice shows you how to install some productivity extensions will make your life a whole lot easier.
Janice shows you how to install and configure a backup extension for your website.
It's always best to uninstall an unused extension to clear up your website and keep it safe from outdated software, and Janice shows you how to do it in this video.
In this video, Janice shows you how new versions of Joomla tell you when you need to update most extensions.
Janice shows you how to make categories, which are a great way to organize your content.
Articles are one of the main ways to show content on your website. Janice shows you how to make and save them in this video.
Janice shows you how to add images to make your website more dynamic and interesting.
Links are an important part of your content, and Janice shows you how to create them here
In this video, Janice shows you how to manage meta descriptions, which are great for search engine optimization.
In this brief video, Janice shows you how to delete an article permanently.
Janice quickly shows you how to retrieve a trashed article.
Just because an article is published, doesn't necessarily mean the public can see it on the front end of your website. Here, Janice shows you how to add an article to a menu.
Janice shows you how to add an article to a menu with the Add To Menu plugin.
You may want to re-organize your menu and content, and in this video Janice shows you how
Janice shows you how to set your title meta tags, which are very important for search engine optimization.
Joomla is very flexible and allows for all sorts of layouts. In this video, Janice shows you how to make a list layout for your articles
In this video, Janice shows you how to make a blog layout.
In this brief video, Janice shows you how you can turn off certain options in an article if you so choose.
It is very easy to feature an article on your homepage. Janice quickly shows you how to set a feature here.
In this video, Janice shows you how you can change your website's default template to a new template.
Some templates allow you customize a template you've installed, and Janice shows you how to do it here.
In this video, Janice walks you through modules, which allow you to have different types of content surrounding your main content.
Joomla comes with different module types, but you can also make your own module. Janice walks you through the process in this video.
You can determine what page you want to show your module on, and Janice shows you how to assign a module position.
In this video, Janice shows you how you can assign a position to your modules with your template layout guide.
In this video, Janice shows you how to change the order of your modules in Joomla.
Janice takes you through how to delete a module, both permanently and temporarily.
In this video, Janice discusses how to assign modules to different pages
Janice shows you how to create a contact form with the contact component built in to Joomla
In this video Janice demonstrates how to add the ReCaptcha plugin onto your forms for protection against spam.
There are many options for your contact info in your content form, and Janice shows you how to adjust them in this video.
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Janice Gentles-Jones is a Joomla website designer, consultant, trainer and speaker. Through consulting and training, she has over 13 years’ experience helping organizations and professionals leverage technology for online success.
Janice has a Master's degree in Instructional Technology from New York Institute of Technology and a Bachelor's degree in Political Science from Queens College. She led the IT Training and Helpdesk department for a large New York pharmaceutical firm for seven years and have conducted computer training for more than 6,500 people over the span of her corporate career.
For the past six years Janice has specialized in Joomla website design, consulting and training for small businesses and non-profit organizations. In addition to developing Joomla websites, she also provides Joomla training, video tutorials and quick reference guide for her clients.
Janice is a blessed mom to two children and a wife to a wonderful, supportive husband. She currently resides with her family in New York.