Joomla Training Course for Beginners

Register this course for $390
USA & Canada: +1 240-200-6131
International Call: +1 240-391-8360
9am-6pm DC time or 1pm-10pm GMT

Course Code: hsts-c13

Joomla for Beginners Course Description:

This Joomla training for beginners is a hands-on class designed to give web designers or anyone who would like to learn the skills, tools, and knowledge necessary to implement and maintain a Joomla web site without having to know programming code. Students learn how to install and configure Joomla.. At the end of the course, students will have a fully functional Joomla based website. The course is a combination of lectures and hands-on exercises that provide practical real-world experience.

Joomla Training Course Objectives:

- Mastering the fundamentals by creating a website in an hour
- Adapting and expanding the site. You’ll set up a site structure and learn how to add different types of pages.
- Extend Joomla’s capabilities and add special features such as a picture or video gallery to your site.
- Change the site layout and make it more attractive by using Templates.
- Joomla Content Management
- Joomla Search Engine Optimization (SEO)
- Keeping the site secure

Who Should Attend:

This course is designed for web designers and beginners who wish to learn about Joomla, and for anyone looking to quickly implement a web content management solution for your personal or corporate business.

Prerequisites:

Understanding of either Windows or Mac OS X Operating System

Related Training and Certification Courses:

Responsive Website Design Using Advanced HTML5 and CSS3
HTML5 & HTML Intro with CSS
Intro to Dreamweaver with Website Development Training
PHP Programming Language
Build Dynamic Applications Using PHP & MySQL
SQL Programming and DB Management
Email and Newsletter Campaign Design Using HTML
jQuery Introduction
Object Oriented Programming with UML Workshop
JavaScript and jQuery Introduction

Class Info

Highlights

  • 10 sessions each 1.5 hours with hands-on training led by experienced instructors
  • Digital courseware and online course tracking
  • Final course project delivery
  • Certificate of Completion for each course
  • Session-based assignment

Enrollment Fee

In-person in DC or Online: $390 per course

Course Session Dates

Our courses are offered all year around. Upon registration we enroll you to the earliest available class but you can reschedule it free of charge.

Location

  • In Person at our office (1525 Newton St, NW, Ste 212 Washington DC, 20010) located 2 blocks from the Columbia Height metro
  • Private custom training on site or at your location
  • Project based training cn site or at your location

Time

  • In Person: 9AM-3:00PM (1 hour Lunch)
  • Private custom & project based training: your preference

Software Versions

Our classes are taught on the most current version of software whenever possible. To request a specific version, please Contact Us or call us at 240-200-6131


Course Outline

1. Introduction: A New and Easy Way to Build Websites
Learn why you want to use Joomla to create an advanced, cool-looking site that’s easy to expand, customize, and maintain.

2. Installation:  Getting Joomla Up and Running
Learn how to install Joomla on your own computer or on a web server, and how to create a sample site.

3. Web Building Basics:  Creating a Site in an Hour
Here, you’ll face a real-life challenge of using Joomla to build a basic but expandable website fast. You’ll customize Joomla’s default sample site to fit your needs, adding content, menu links, and change the site’s look and feel.

4. Small Sites, Big Sites:  Organizing your Content Effectively
Make it easy to add and find information on your site by designing a clear, expandable, and manageable structure for your content.

5. Creating Killer Content
Create content pages that are attractive and easy to read, and you’ll learn about different ways to add images and to tweak the page layout.

6. Helping Your Visitors Find What They Want:  Managing Menus
Help the visitor to find what they want easily by designing clear and easy navigation through menus.

7. Opening Up the Site:  Enabling Users to Log In and Contribute
Shows how to enable users to log in and allow them to create content and manage the website.

8. Getting the Most our of Your Site: Extending Joomla
Teaches you on how to extend Joomla’s capabilities using all sorts of extensions-using an image gallery to attractively display pictures, automatically showing article teasers on the home page, or enhancing your workspace by installing an easier content editor.

9. Creating an Attractive Design: Working with Templates
Explains how templates will give your site a fresh look and feel, and make it easy to create an individual look, different from a “typical” Joomla site. You’ll also learn to install and customize templates.

10. Attracting Search Engine Traffic:  SEO Tips and Techniques
Will show how to increase your site’s visibility for search engines by applying Search Engine Optimization (SEO) techniques, such as creating friendly URL’s.

11. Keeping the Site Secure
Will show you simple, common-sense steps you can take to keep your site safe from hackers or data loss.

Register this course for $390