Internet & Web Applications RuchikaAnand AmanJulka SahilArora
Introduction A web application is an application that is accessed over a network such as the Internet There are a number of internet and web applications available Web Application contains the two types of scripting language One of the Internet Applications is Content Management Systems
What is CMS? A content management system is the collection of procedures used to manage work flow in a collaborative environment A CMS does for content what CSS does for presentation A CMS is software that keeps track of every piece of content on your Web site Content Management Systems require special client software for editing and constructing articles
Joomla Content Management System (CMS), which enables you to build Web sites and powerful online applications Open Source Solution It is written in PHP, stores data in MySQL Within its first year of release, Joomla was downloaded 2.5 million times. Over 5,000 free and commercial plug-ins are available for Joomla
Advantages Consistent website design Availability of site modules and templates An open source community (for support) Content and structure can easily be adapted Content is well organized and searchable You can assign different webmasters to administer the content
Download Joomla Download Joomla & save to the local computer Extract the .zip package Copy the extracted folder to root directory of web server (For WAMP, the directory path is c:wampwww) Start WAMP services Open a browser On the address bar, enter “localhost/joomla”
Installing Joomla- Part 1 On the first step of the installation, the language to be used is to selected.
Select language en-US and click Next
The second step is displayed, Go over the Pre-Install Check to see that all items except Display Errors are in green Click Next The third step asks you to accept the agreement.
Installing Joomla- Part 2 The fourth step is displayed; enter parameters as follows:
Installing Joomla- Part 4 The installation is just about to finish As instructed by Joomla, go to the desktop, look for the directory path of the Joomla installation and remove the “Installation” folder From the desktop, switch back to the browser and click “Site” link