Course Overview

The Joomla course is a practical hands-on course with participants developing a fully-fledged website. Participants leave the course with the skills and knowledge to build or maintain their Joomla websites.

Target Audience

This course is aimed at:

  • Those who want to develop websites quickly
  • Those who have Joomla websites and needs to maintain it and wants to go in more depth about Joomla
  • Those who have developed websites using Frontpage or Dreamweaver
  • Those who want to move their static website to Joomla
  • Those who want to know what Joomla is all about

Course Prerequisites

The only prerequisite is that you must be computer literate. We assume that you start the course with no web design or Joomla experience.

You must bring a laptop/Mac/iMac to the course. Some participants even bring their desktop computer.We are able to hire a laptop to you

Course Duration and Times

Duration: 2 days

Times: 9:00 – 15:00

Brief Course Outline

The following is a brief course outline:

  • Module 1: An Overview of Open Source Software
  • Module 2: Website Design Planning Steps
  • Module 3: An Overview of Joomla
  • Module 4: Setting Up a Localhost
  • Module 5: Installing and Configuring Joomla
  • Module 6: The Joomla Interface
  • Module 7: Creating Content
  • Module 8: Article Management
  • Module 9: Changing Article Backgrounds
  • Module 10: Splitting Up Long Articles
  • Module 11: Creating Hyperlinks
  • Module 12: Adding Menu Items
  • Module 13: Using the Joomla Contact Component
  • Module 14: Understanding and Using Module Positions
  • Module 15: Creating Additional Menus
  • Module 16: Templates in Joomla
  • Module 17: Adding a Header Rotator/Slider
  • Module 18: Adding Social Media Buttons
  • Module 19: Adding a Google Map
  • Module 20: Backing Up Your Website
  • Module 21: Making a Website Live (Demonstration)
  • Module 22: Visiting the Joomla Extensions Directory
  • Module 23: Steps for Registering a Domain
  • Module 24: Requirements for Joomla Hosting

The course booklet contains a detailed course outline.

Course Venues & Dates

Alberton22 & 23 May 2018
Cape TownTBA
Centurion24 & 25 May 2018
Durban NorthTBA


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