The First Easy-to-Use Guide to Joomla!-The Worlds #1 Open Source Content Management System If you want to build sophisticated websites that can be easily edited and updated, you need to master Joomla!. Now theres an easy-to-read, easy-to-use guide to Joomla! for every site manager, administrator, and developer. Leading Joomla! consultant Barrie North covers all you need to get results: installation, administration, site organization, template development, content updates, and more. Youll find never-before-published tips, tricks, and troubleshooting solutions, as well as three start-to-finish case studies. New to Joomla!? No problem! This book starts with the simplest design and system concepts and builds your expertise step-by-step. Youll rapidly master Joomla!s power, even if you have no content management, scripting, or CSS expertise. Experienced with Joomla!? Youll constantly turn to this book for its authoritative, plain-English, example-rich Joomla!1.5 reference content. Understand content management, what Joomla! does, and how its components fit together Learn about Joomla!s newest versionJoomla! 1.5 Build Joomla! sites from scratch and systematically customize them to your needs Organize content with sections, categories, blogs, and tables Create dynamic pages and effective navigation Work with Joomla! modules and components Search engine optimization for Joomla! sites Start-to-finish case studies: building a school website, a small business brochure site, and a blog The most valuable Joomla! extensions and add-ons: how to find them and use them About the Website The accompanying site, www.joomlabook.com, provides five fully functional Joomla! sites with live follow-along examples from he book and up-to-date information on Joomla!.North, Barrie M. is the author of 'Joomla! a User's Guide A User's Guide', published 2007 under ISBN 9780136135609 and ISBN 0136135609.