joomla | Workshop on Web Technologies & Open Source Content Management: JOOMLA


Workshop on Web Technologies & Open Source Content Management: JOOMLA

Joomla is one of the most powerful content management systems available. This practical introductory Joomla workshop provides participants with real-world experience in building and administering a Joomla Content Management System Site. This Joomla course will show the power and scope of using Joomla as a CMS for professional commercial websites This is a comprehensive Joomla course designed for people who have little IT (Information Technology) knowledge to help individuals gain a good grounding in the fundamentals of this popular open source Content Management System (CMS). So that they can create, manage and promote their website. Only a little IT knowledge is necessary to attend this course.

Topics to be covered in this Workshop

A. Introduction to CMS (Content Management System), Web System & Planning
B. Understanding Web Layout, Structure and Joomla's Content Architecture
C. Installing & Configuring Joomla
D. Choosing and Editing a Template
E. Working with Menus.
F. Managing Users
G. Extending Joomla (modules, components & plug-ins)
H. Launching Joomla Site.
I. Hosting Administration with Cpanel, creating e-mails, doing back-ups
J. Search Engine Optimisation in Joomla
K. Joomla Advance Parameters
L. Hands-on Practice.

1. Describe Joomla's key CMS features
2. Administer website content using Joomla's back-end functions
3. Modify the created websites
4. Install a Joomla instance from scratch
5. Learn to manage own hosting
6. Know where to look for Joomla resources, including Joomla extensions
7. Overall, be in a better position to manage and tweak Joomla

Target Audience

I. Individuals who would like to have their very own website.
II. Any Hobbyist who wish to have a professional looking website.
III. College students seeking future in Web Technologies.
IV. Education Faculty & Staff Responsible For Updating School Websites.
V. Communications & Marketing Students


The duration of this workshop will be two consecutive days, with six hours session each day in a total of twelve hours.


A 'Certificate of Participation' by HoriZON (An Unit of MBS Group) to all Participants of this workshop. At the end of this workshop, a small competition will be organized among the participating students and winners will be awarded with a 'Certificate of Merit'.


Basic knowledge HTML, Internet is required.


Rs. 1000/- (inclusive of all Taxes) per participant.