Welcome to Joomla!

John's tips to help you build a great, Joomla! powered website

Index to Videos
Video Tutorials -

Overview of Joomla

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What is Joomla
3571

Site Building Basics

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01 - Logging into the Site Admin
3991
02 - Introduction to the Joomla "Managers"
4275
03 - Adding Articles and Pages to Joomla
11876
04 - How to set up a menu link to an article or page
3847
05 - Adding photos and graphics to articles
3910
06 - Fine tuning the appearance of articles and article parameters
3928
07 - Using the "read more" feature to create article introductions
3403
08 - Using the Joomla Contacts component
4743
09 - Creating a menu link to the contacts components
3368
10 - Enhancing the appearance of the contact category page
8097
11 - Changing to a different template
3463
12 - Customizing Templates
3713
13 - Adding new features to Joomla through extensions
3407
14 - Adding a New Template
3632
15 - Add an extension to your site to give new capabilities
3534
16 - Customizing the "footer" of each page on your site
4002

Installing Joomla on your computer using XAMPP

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01 - Creating a new Joomla site on your own computer using XAMPP
10992
02 - Creating a new database using phpMyAdmin
13823
03 - Installing and configuring Joomla on a localhost installation
5717
04 - Finish the installation by removing the installation folder and testing your site
3829

Using Common Joomla Extensions

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01 - Using the Joomla Update Manager to keep your Joomla install up-to-date
5819

Intermediate Site Building Techniques

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01 - Turning on easy to read page urls in Joomla and SEO / SEF
3959

Frequently Asked New User Questions

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How to convert an old HTML website to a Joomla powered site
14208
Turning on extended editing tools with the default Joomla editor
7906
06 How to move a Joomla site from one folder to another on the same server
4531
05 How to make a logo transparent
5505
03 How to Install Joomla with Fantastico - Video
5692
01 How to remove "Welcome to the Front Page" - Video
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02 How to change the look of your Joomla site
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