Operating systems: Windows,Linux
whats a CMS ?
A content management system (CMS) is computer software used to create,
edit, manage, and publish content in a consistently organized fashion.
CMSs are frequently used for storing, controlling, versioning, and publishing
industryspecific documentation such as news articles, operators’ manuals,
technical manuals, sales guides, and marketing brochures.
now what the hell does that mean ?
simple . It is a software used to create a website something like
Dreamweaver (crude analogy).
All you need to do is to collect the information to store in your website ,
download the Joomla plugins to suit your need like ,online Picture Slideshow
plugin,media player plugin, Forum plugins and a lot of them !you can dig it and fidget with it and i bet you would learn to use them with a week !
the tricky part (sometimes )is the installation . You can install it in Windows or Linux ! there are lots of Websites and blogs to assist you !
* Joomla home page & download
this site also contains a forum , register in it to post your project doubts .
* First download and install Apache Webserver , PHP and Mysql
its called WAMP server in Windows ( Windows Apache Mysql Php)
* Joomla installation in your system
* screenshots and guidance :
* Hosting Joomla website
Video: Installing Joomla on a hosting account.
100% free Joomla Hosting:
there are many free hosting service providers … just google up to find the
one that suits you .
i came across these :
* Other useful sites :
* suggestions :
- use Youtube for videos on working with Joomla .
- use ask.com search engine for Joomla video search
- if you encounter any errors either during installation or while working with
it , just ”copy,paste ” those error messages into google and you would see
100s of sites with solutions.
note: the links i have provided here are based on the assumption that you
are gonna try it out in Windows
* Websites that are powered by Joomla :