Joomla! is an award winning Content Management System(CMS) with a wide range of features. It’s a prolific CMS which is suitable for designing and maintaining any type of websites. Joomla has a modular architecture, providing the users with lots of options for extensibility. Apart from the fabulous modules, it is also well known for strong security, template’s system, extensive community support and the authorization framework.
Extensions for Joomla! provide further customization and aid in enhancing the functionality as well as the ease of administration. Joomla is a prolific CMS designed to organize and deliver content within a website environment.
Multimedia plays a key role in web designing and helps in providing wonderful user experience, but it requires effort and knowledge to utilize it effectively. We wanted to share an interesting book with you, Joomla! 1.5 Multimedia, which helps take advantage of this powerful CMS architecture to portray media-rich content on your websites.
Learn to display multimedia content and build media-rich Joomla! based web sites.
- Build a media-rich Joomla! based web site by adding videos, audios, images etc.,
- Install, configure, and use popular multimedia extensions.
- With the help of powerful Joomla! extensions, learn to make your web site collaborate with external resources such as Twitter, YouTube, Google, and Flickr.
- Create feature-packed Joomla! web sites with step-by-step tutorials designed for easy understanding.
From this book, you will gain comprehensive knowledge on how to present text, images, video, and audio in your website content both by manually embedding content and by using automated methods. You will learn to create regular podcasts and utilize RSS to help publicize and deliver your site content.
This book will introduce you to some of the popular multimedia extensions for Joomla! and you can learn – how these extensions can be installed and configured to enhance your website functionality. Joomla! 1.5 Multimedia book will also help you to learn – how to interact and present web content from external resources such as YouTube, Flickr, Twitter etc., for your Joomla! based web site.
This book teaches you everything you need to know about standard Joomla! CMS basics and provides you with tutorials on how to turn it into a design media-rich web sites.
The benefits of multimedia are highlighted and step-by-step tutorials for implementing popular media elements into your web site are made available.You will also learn about the accessibility of these resources and how to utilize them effectively.
What you will learn from this book
- Manage your Joomla! Multimedia elements using FTP and the Media Manager
- Learn the effects of fonts, characters, and text and how these elements can affect your web site
- Add and manage image content to make the best impact for your site visitors
- Enhance your web site by using video content effectively
- Manage all types of audio content including creating and managing Podcasts
- Collaborate with external resources such as Youtube, Flickr, Twitter, and Google
- Learn how Joomla! templates and scripts can enhance your visitors’ experience
Joomla 1.5 Multimedia, stands as a practical guide, which will help you with creating media-rich Joomla! web content using both Joomla! extensions and HTML.
This book provides you with comprehensive details for Joomla! administrators to create engaging media-rich Joomla! web sites. You will learn to utilize the core features of Joomla! CMS and the power of Joomla! extensions.
As mentioned on PACKT, ” this step-by-step guide will show you – how to include popular media elements into your web site and collaborate with external web resources”.