Joomla! KickstartJoomla 101 for Beginners<br />Part 2: Content<br />Presented at<br />© Copyright 2011 – Kendall Cabe and ...
Content<br />What is content?<br />Organizing content<br />Creating content in Joomla! live<br />Content in Joomla<br />Pr...
Content you say?<br />Web content is the textual, visual or aural content that is encountered as part of the user experien...
Types of Content<br />Presented at<br />© Copyright 2011 – Kendall Cabe and Nick Martinelli<br />There are two general typ...
Content You Create<br />Content you create is usually about your business / organization<br />Press Releases<br />Product ...
Content Users Create<br />Joomla allows many ways for site users to contribute content.<br />Blog entries<br />Comments on...
Steps To Create Content<br />Presented at<br />© Copyright 2011 – Kendall Cabe and Nick Martinelli<br />Plan Content<br />...
Content Hierarchy<br />Sections<br />Highest level container<br />Can have many categories<br />Categories<br />Middle lev...
Uncategorized is a section and category<br />Allows for articles to show up without section/category<br />Also known as “s...
Organizing Content Continued<br />Section 1<br />Category 1<br />Article<br />Article<br />Category 2<br />Article<br />Se...
Steps to enter  content:<br />Create Sections<br />Create Categories<br />Create Articles<br />Steps for adding content<br...
FYI…<br />WYSIWYG Pro editor enabled for content<br />JCE Editor is another great editor<br />Joomla’s core editor doesn’t...
Questions?<br />Your Questions?<br />Presented at<br />© Copyright 2011 – Kendall Cabe and Nick Martinelli<br />
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Joomla Chicago Kickstart Part 2

  1. 1. Joomla! KickstartJoomla 101 for Beginners<br />Part 2: Content<br />Presented at<br />© Copyright 2011 – Kendall Cabe and Nick Martinelli<br />
  2. 2. Content<br />What is content?<br />Organizing content<br />Creating content in Joomla! live<br />Content in Joomla<br />Presented at<br />© Copyright 2011 – Kendall Cabe and Nick Martinelli<br />
  3. 3. Content you say?<br />Web content is the textual, visual or aural content that is encountered as part of the user experience on websites. It may include, among other things: text, images, sounds, videos and animations. - Wikipedia 4/18/2010<br />Examples of Content: <br /> Articles (text)AudioVideoImagesCalendarsModulesFacebook and Twitter streams<br />Presented at<br />© Copyright 2011 – Kendall Cabe and Nick Martinelli<br />
  4. 4. Types of Content<br />Presented at<br />© Copyright 2011 – Kendall Cabe and Nick Martinelli<br />There are two general types of content on a site:<br />Content you create for your site<br />Content website users create<br />
  5. 5. Content You Create<br />Content you create is usually about your business / organization<br />Press Releases<br />Product Information<br />Blogs<br />Landing pages<br />Contact Information<br />Created site administrators (your team)<br />Presented at<br />© Copyright 2011 – Kendall Cabe and Nick Martinelli<br />
  6. 6. Content Users Create<br />Joomla allows many ways for site users to contribute content.<br />Blog entries<br />Comments on Blogs and articles<br />Forum posts<br />New articles (if permission granted)<br />Web Links<br />Created by registered users<br />Registered users can be granted different privilege levels to create different types of content<br />Presented at<br />© Copyright 2011 – Kendall Cabe and Nick Martinelli<br />
  7. 7. Steps To Create Content<br />Presented at<br />© Copyright 2011 – Kendall Cabe and Nick Martinelli<br />Plan Content<br />Create a sitemap<br />Create a wireframe of homepage and other pages. Homepages usually have a different layout<br />Organize<br />Implement into Joomla!<br />
  8. 8. Content Hierarchy<br />Sections<br />Highest level container<br />Can have many categories<br />Categories<br />Middle level container<br />Can have contain many articles<br />Articles<br />Lowest tier<br />Article = webpage = content<br />Visitors see and read your articles<br />Articles can be uncategorized<br />Presented at<br />© Copyright 2011 – Kendall Cabe and Nick Martinelli<br />
  9. 9. Uncategorized is a section and category<br />Allows for articles to show up without section/category<br />Also known as “static content”<br />Facts on Uncategorized Articles <br />Presented at<br />© Copyright 2011 – Kendall Cabe and Nick Martinelli<br />
  10. 10. Organizing Content Continued<br />Section 1<br />Category 1<br />Article<br />Article<br />Category 2<br />Article<br />Section 2<br />Category 1<br />Article<br />Article<br />Category 2<br />Article<br />You Can’t Do<br />Section 3<br />Category 1<br />Sub Cat A<br />Article<br />However this will change in 1.6<br />Presented at<br />© Copyright 2011 – Kendall Cabe and Nick Martinelli<br />
  11. 11. Steps to enter content:<br />Create Sections<br />Create Categories<br />Create Articles<br />Steps for adding content<br />Presented at<br />© Copyright 2011 – Kendall Cabe and Nick Martinelli<br />
  12. 12. FYI…<br />WYSIWYG Pro editor enabled for content<br />JCE Editor is another great editor<br />Joomla’s core editor doesn’t have all the features these two editors have.<br />3rd Party WYSIWYG editors are must have extensions!<br />Presented at<br />© Copyright 2011 – Kendall Cabe and Nick Martinelli<br />
  13. 13. Questions?<br />Your Questions?<br />Presented at<br />© Copyright 2011 – Kendall Cabe and Nick Martinelli<br />

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