Up and Running with Joomla, 2nd Edition
Need to launch a feature-rich website quickly where you have one or more people authoring the content? Want to use a powerful, robust, and scalable Content Management System (CMS) you can trust? This Short Cut will get you up and running with Joomla 1.5, a freely available open source CMS. Learn how to install, configure, customize, and extend your Joomla installation. Also learn the tricks of the trade in how to set up and manage both your content and your users. Joomla can be a challenge to understand at first, so drastically cut your "get up to speed" time by taking the Short Cut! more »
Joomla! Start to Finish
Joomla offers powerful functionality and ease of configuration, making it an immensely popular open source content managementsystem. However, far more than simply downloading and installing Joomla! is required in order to create a dynamic web site. This book walks you through the critical steps that must be taken in the planning process prior to establishing a Joomla! site. Joomla expert Jen Kramer reviews essential questions that need to be asked of a client, discusses technical solutions to a variety of challenges, and explains how a site structure should be organized. Once the groundwork has been laid, you'll discover how to host and install Joomla, and upgrade and maintain your Joomla site. more »
Joomla! 3 Beginner's Guide
Joomla! is one of the most popular open source Content Management Systems, actively developed and supported by a world-wide user community. It's a free, fun, and feature-rich tool for anyone who wants to create dynamic, interactive websites. Even beginners can deploy Joomla to build professional websites. Even though it can be challenging to get beyond the basics and build the site that meets your needs perfectly, this book will guide you through it all.

Completely updated for Joomla! 3, this practical guide helps you to create professional and good-looking websites with Joomla!, whether you want to build a personal blog site or a full-featured company or club website. more »
Joomla! 3 SEO and Performance
Joomla 3 SEO and Performance is a concise, 188-page book that helps you to build websites that dominate search engine rankings and have super-fast load times, giving your sites an increased audience. The book takes a very practical approach full of real-world examples. It does not just provide instructions, but also teaches you the logic behind what you are doing. It will make you breathe SEO while building your websites, which is the only way to success.

Joomla 3 SEO and Performance starts with the Joomla core SEO possibilities. It shows how even if you are a relative newcomer to Joomla you will be able to build sites that rank high in Google without having to install complicated plugins. The remaining chapters dig much deeper, both into Joomla, and into the use of SEO plugins and extensions with a full chapter dedicated to SH404SEF, probably the best SEO extension for Joomla. more »
Foundations of Joomla!, 2nd Edition
Foundations of Joomla is a step by step practical guide that explains building web sites and blogs using Joomla - a very popular and powerful content management system (CMS). The book takes you through the steps of installing Joomla, configuring your database, creating a blog and a website, followed by instructions on creating new posts and adding content to your site. Even if you are an absolute beginner and don't have any programming experience, you can build responsive, powerful, and fully featured websites quickly. Following clear and easy to understand instructions, you'll master Joomla 3 by building a sample site throughout the book. more »