Joomla is a very popular Content Management System that has been around since 2005. It provides a wide range of functionality without the need to have any programming or database skills. The ease with which it can be learnt coupled with the fact that it can build a website from scratch has meant that it is now used by millions of websites all over the world. This award winning open source software is freely available to build powerful online applications and Joomla-powered sites.

Joomla training courses overview

Whether you are an experienced professional or new to Joomla, these informative courses will show you how to get to grips with building, maintaining and editing your website. Through hands on interactive tuition and practical exercises, delegates will get a real world introduction into the workings of Joomla. Curriculums will cover all of the basic elements and advanced techniques needed to get started with this highly rated piece of software. Lectures will teach you the basic concepts through an easy to follow step-by-step approach that will show you how to build a simple Joomla website from scratch. Classes can be taught in groups or on a one to one basis, either of which will be focused on the latest version of Joomla.

It’s a course that fills in all of the gaps by helping you to navigate your way around the subject matter and thereby gain a complete understanding of what you need to know. You will be given plenty of opportunity to discuss any hard to understand issues with the tutor and other students.

Curriculums concentrate on those key concepts and features which will give you a greater understanding of how things work and fit together. Although students will have to take a number of pre-arranged modules, most of the course can be tailored to meet their specific objectives.

Typical subjects taught on a Joomla course

  • Accessibility
  • Author Names
  • Backup Procedures
  • Content Management Systems
  • Content Structure
  • Firewall Protection
  • Image Optimisation
  • Installing Templates
  • Joomla CMS
  • Joomla Customisation
  • Joomla Packages
  • Joomla Terminology
  • Linked Titles
  • Maintaining Websites
  • Managing Menus
  • Menu Links
  • Menu Styles
  • Modifying Images
  • Permissions
  • Plugin Management
  • Statistics
  • SEO
  • Site Mambots
  • Site Security
  • Social Media Integration
  • Template Parameters
  • Text Editors
  • Updating Sites
  • Usability
  • User Administration
  • User Management
  • W3C Compliance
  • Web Links
  • WYSIWYG editors

You will learn how to

  • Install, setup and configure Joomla.
  • Create and organise website content.
  • Manage a site.
  • Inserting images into pages.
  • Upload Joomla files using FTP.
  • Set the correct file permissions.
  • Configure menu items.
  • Set access levels for content and pages.
  • Bolt on new features and functionality.
  • Maintain a high degree of control over the design, look and feel of your pages.
  • Create, move and delete files.
  • Insert video and audio into a website.
  • Customise the look of a website using Joomla.
  • Move a site from a local computer to a web hosting provider.

You will learn about

  • The Joomla front end and admin side of things.
  • Creating interactive, static and content pages.
  • Avoiding common mistakes.

Course delivery
You will taught in a informal, warm and friendly training environment, all of which helps to ensure that the content is easy to follow. Difficult points are clearly explained in plain English. Syllabuses are taught through traditional classroom or office based training along with web based training videos, one on one based lessons and live application demonstrations.

Tutors whose knowledge is always current always encourage their pupils to ask questions and will willing share their knowledge with them through individual tutorials and group seminars.

Who is a Joomla training course suitable for?
Courses are ideal for beginners, content managers, site administrators as well as experienced website developers. They are equally suitable for individuals who just want to learn about Joomla, those who want to find an easy to manage CMS as well as employees already responsible for Joomla website management.


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