Learn Joomla 2.5 from scratch

Start your website design career with this great course in learning Joomla 2.5 without the need to code anything
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  • Lectures 30
  • Contents Video: 4.5 hours
  • Skill Level All Levels
  • Languages English
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About This Course

Published 9/2013 English

Course Description

Please note before you register for this course:

Unfortunately we can no longer provide free hosting accounts as mentioned in this course. If you register to this course to make use of the free hosting account, please do not continue as this service is no longer available.

In this course you will learn everything you would need to know on how to create your very own Joomla 2.5 website with out the need of coding anything.

You don’t need any coding experience or previous Joomla experience. Once you have completed this course you will be ready to start designing your own Joomla 2.5 websites from scratch!

In this course we will be creating a complete basic Joomla 2.5 website with some modules so you can lean step by step as we go along.

Once you have completed the course, you will get an certificate of completion.

Also included in the course you will get 5 Joomla 2.5 / 3.0 templates that you may use to practice, create a website for yourself, friends or even for your first clients.

Lets get started!

What are the requirements?

  • No previouse Joomla experiance needed
  • No coding experiance needed

What am I going to get from this course?

  • By the end of this course, you will be able to
  • Create your very own websites using Joomla 2.5
  • Creating Professional Joomla 2.5-3.0 templates without the need to code
  • Start your career in Joomla website design

What is the target audience?

  • This is aimed at beginners how have no experiance in Joomla or coding
  • Everone who would like to create their own website
  • Anyone who wants to start a career in Joomla website design without the need to write code

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: Intro & the Basic’s of Joomla
04:32

Welcome and some information on what will be covered by this course. Hope you enjoy!

05:59

We have a quick look at the basic's of Joomla 2.5. We visit the Joomla admin panel and take a brief look at the menus and options insie the administrator panel.

Section 2: Get Ready to Design! (Downloads, Setup’s and Installations)
05:25

I will show you where and how to setup your free Cpanel hosting account so you can design along and practise.

02:06

I will show you how to create a MySql database, user and assign the user to this database with full privelages.

02:39

I will show you where to download Joomla and how to upload and extract the ZIP package in the root folder of your server.

05:59

In this video I will show you how to setup Joomla on your server / hosting account

5 questions

Lets recap on what we have learned

Section 3: Basics of Articles, Menus, Components and Modules and Positions
15:08

Getting to know the Joomla Admin interface

04:31

Getting to know the Joomla Admin interface - Continue

12:08

How to create an Article, add an image, format text and ancor points

06:06

Create a menu, link articles to menu and sub menu items

05:29

A brief view on Components, modules and Plugins

11:05

A brief view at the Joomla positions and layouts

10 questions

This quiz will test your knolage on the basic's of Joomla

Section 4: Design along as we create your first fully functional Joomla 2.5 website from s
01:22

I will show you where and how to download your 5 Joomla Templates

04:22

Lets install the new template and set it as default

03:49

We take a look at what needs to be done to our template to make it into a workable website

21:16

In this video we will start and the changes that needs to be made on the template

26:42

We continue with the rest of the changes and create new pages, menu items and setup newsletter subscription

04:08

We take a look at the Facebook Slider module, install and setup on our sample website

11:49

We take a look at the social media Icons and link them, we also install and setup Google map component on our sample website

Section 5: Template Creation without the need of coding
23:50

Lets download the software, learn the interface and get you started

12:31

We have a look at the ready to use templates

18:09

We will create a new template together

Section 6: Commercial Templates
13:22

We take a look at some commercial Templates and their cost

Section 7: The next step
05:02

A brief look at what's been covered, what to learn next and bonus videos based on feedback and requests

Section 8: Bonus Videos based on feedback and requests
06:21

Bonus video based on a question asked about Forum and Discussion Components

08:05

We take a look at Joomla 3.0 admin panel

Section 9: Bonus - How to ad a Forum Component to your website
05:27

We will now download and install the forum component

07:00

Lets enable the forum to show from the main menu

10:02

We look at the forum interface and settings

12:52

We will assign the modules to positions and enable the plugins

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Instructor Biography

Jaco Stander, Designer and Owner of webdesign company

My name is Jaco Stander, the owner and website designer of a company called Funky Insect Design Studio. We specialize in the design and host of Joomla websites.

I've been designing Joomla website for the past 5 years and would love to share my experience, tips and trick with anyone who want to learn.

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