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Ruth Cheesley<br />Getting started with K2<br />
What is K2<br />Content Construction Kit (CCK)<br />Extends what Joomla! articles can do<br />Allows cool features<br />Ta...
What version to use<br />Joomla! 1.5<br />Stable release<br />Lots of extensions<br />Lots of plugins<br />Lots of templat...
Key concepts<br />You don’t need Section + Categories<br />You can use tags to link related items<br />Images added via K2...
Getting your head around the settings<br />
How to show stuff!<br />Category Item Layout<br />Category View Options<br />Item Image Options<br />Item View Options in ...
Category Item Layout<br />Leading Story<br />Leading Story<br />Primary Story<br />Primary Story<br />Primary Story<br />P...
Some cool plugins and modules<br />Css4k2 (http://www.jiliko.net)<br />K2 Dynamap (http://nick.texidor.com) <br />K2 Multi...
Example sites<br />www.able2uk.com<br />www.rsnonline.org.uk<br />www.suffolkdofe.co.uk<br />www.viryatechnologies.com<br ...
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Joomla!Day UK 2011 - Virya Technologies - Ruth Cheesley - Getting started with K2

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An impromptu presentation on the basics of the K2 CCK (http://getk2.org) for Joomla! CMS. The majority of this breakout session was spent interactively exploring the settings within a K2 installation, therefore the presentation is quite short.

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  1. 1. Ruth Cheesley<br />Getting started with K2<br />
  2. 2. What is K2<br />Content Construction Kit (CCK)<br />Extends what Joomla! articles can do<br />Allows cool features<br />Tags<br />Per-category styling<br />Close control of layout<br />Template overrides<br />
  3. 3. What version to use<br />Joomla! 1.5<br />Stable release<br />Lots of extensions<br />Lots of plugins<br />Lots of template overrides<br />OK Support<br />Joomla! 1.6/7<br />SVN release<br />Not many modules<br />Even fewer plugins!<br />Overrides need tweaks<br />Not much support!<br />
  4. 4. Key concepts<br />You don’t need Section + Categories<br />You can use tags to link related items<br />Images added via K2 are automagically resized to the required dimensions<br />You can use extensions to create per-category styling<br />
  5. 5. Getting your head around the settings<br />
  6. 6. How to show stuff!<br />Category Item Layout<br />Category View Options<br />Item Image Options<br />Item View Options in Category Listings<br />Item View Options<br />
  7. 7. Category Item Layout<br />Leading Story<br />Leading Story<br />Primary Story<br />Primary Story<br />Primary Story<br />Primary Story<br />Secondary Story<br />Secondary Story<br />Secondary Story<br />Secondary Story<br />Links<br />Links<br />Links<br />Links<br />Links<br />Links<br />Links<br />Links<br />
  8. 8. Some cool plugins and modules<br />Css4k2 (http://www.jiliko.net)<br />K2 Dynamap (http://nick.texidor.com) <br />K2 Multi Notifier (http://k2joom.com) <br />Land of Coder (http://www.landofcoder.com) <br />DM Digital (http://joomlaextensions.dmdigital.it) <br />
  9. 9. Example sites<br />www.able2uk.com<br />www.rsnonline.org.uk<br />www.suffolkdofe.co.uk<br />www.viryatechnologies.com<br />www.prhengland.co.uk<br />

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