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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!
I will show you where and how to setup your free Cpanel hosting account so you can design along and practise.
I will show you how to create a MySql database, user and assign the user to this database with full privelages.
I will show you where to download Joomla and how to upload and extract the ZIP package in the root folder of your server.
In this video I will show you how to setup Joomla on your server / hosting account
Lets recap on what we have learned
Getting to know the Joomla Admin interface
Getting to know the Joomla Admin interface - Continue
How to create an Article, add an image, format text and ancor points
Create a menu, link articles to menu and sub menu items
A brief view on Components, modules and Plugins
A brief view at the Joomla positions and layouts
This quiz will test your knolage on the basic's of Joomla
I will show you where and how to download your 5 Joomla Templates
We take a look at what needs to be done to our template to make it into a workable website
In this video we will start and the changes that needs to be made on the template
We continue with the rest of the changes and create new pages, menu items and setup newsletter subscription
We take a look at the Facebook Slider module, install and setup on our sample website
We take a look at the social media Icons and link them, we also install and setup Google map component on our sample website
Lets download the software, learn the interface and get you started
We have a look at the ready to use templates
We will create a new template together
We take a look at some commercial Templates and their cost
A brief look at what's been covered, what to learn next and bonus videos based on feedback and requests
We will now download and install the forum component
Lets enable the forum to show from the main menu
We look at the forum interface and settings
We will assign the modules to positions and enable the plugins
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.