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Joomla Training for The C.A.L.L. in Arkansas
Joomla Training for The C.A.L.L. in Arkansas
Joomla Training for The C.A.L.L. in Arkansas
Joomla Training for The C.A.L.L. in Arkansas
Joomla Training for The C.A.L.L. in Arkansas
Joomla Training for The C.A.L.L. in Arkansas
Joomla Training for The C.A.L.L. in Arkansas
Joomla Training for The C.A.L.L. in Arkansas
Joomla Training for The C.A.L.L. in Arkansas
Joomla Training for The C.A.L.L. in Arkansas
Joomla Training for The C.A.L.L. in Arkansas
Joomla Training for The C.A.L.L. in Arkansas
Joomla Training for The C.A.L.L. in Arkansas
Joomla Training for The C.A.L.L. in Arkansas
Joomla Training for The C.A.L.L. in Arkansas
Joomla Training for The C.A.L.L. in Arkansas
Joomla Training for The C.A.L.L. in Arkansas
Joomla Training for The C.A.L.L. in Arkansas
Joomla Training for The C.A.L.L. in Arkansas
Joomla Training for The C.A.L.L. in Arkansas
Joomla Training for The C.A.L.L. in Arkansas
Joomla Training for The C.A.L.L. in Arkansas
Joomla Training for The C.A.L.L. in Arkansas
Joomla Training for The C.A.L.L. in Arkansas
Joomla Training for The C.A.L.L. in Arkansas
Joomla Training for The C.A.L.L. in Arkansas
Joomla Training for The C.A.L.L. in Arkansas
Joomla Training for The C.A.L.L. in Arkansas
Joomla Training for The C.A.L.L. in Arkansas
Joomla Training for The C.A.L.L. in Arkansas
Joomla Training for The C.A.L.L. in Arkansas
Joomla Training for The C.A.L.L. in Arkansas
Joomla Training for The C.A.L.L. in Arkansas
Joomla Training for The C.A.L.L. in Arkansas
Joomla Training for The C.A.L.L. in Arkansas
Joomla Training for The C.A.L.L. in Arkansas
Joomla Training for The C.A.L.L. in Arkansas
Joomla Training for The C.A.L.L. in Arkansas
Joomla Training for The C.A.L.L. in Arkansas
Joomla Training for The C.A.L.L. in Arkansas
Joomla Training for The C.A.L.L. in Arkansas
Joomla Training for The C.A.L.L. in Arkansas
Joomla Training for The C.A.L.L. in Arkansas
Joomla Training for The C.A.L.L. in Arkansas
Joomla Training for The C.A.L.L. in Arkansas
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Joomla Training for The C.A.L.L. in Arkansas

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  • 1. Joomla, WYSIWYG, and Other Funny Words to Take Seriously The C.A.L.L. of Arkansas Statewide Summit October 15, 2011 Rob McBryde Online Marketing & Web Design Consultant www.aristotleinteractive.com
  • 2.
    • Rob McBryde
    • Personal
    • Husband, father, and geek
    • Member of Fellowship North
    • North Little Rock, AR
    • www.robmcbryde.com
    • Professional
    • Online Marketing & Web Design Consultant
    • Aristotle Interactive
    • Little Rock, AR
    • www.aristotleinteractive.com
    Who am I?
  • 3.
    • Intro to Joomla! Content Management System
      • Getting familiar with the Article Manager
      • Create a new article
      • Edit an existing article
      • Formatting for SEO
      • Adding photos
      • Embedding video
      • Adding menu items to your county menu
    • Bonus Round: Updating Google Calendar
    Overview of this session
  • 4.
    • We just have 50 minutes.
    • I’m going to cover a lot, but not everything.
    • Slides will be available for your reference.
    • Any full-featured web development tool requires some technical understanding.
    • Age-old rule: Practice makes perfect!
    Disclaimers
  • 5. “ Joomla is an award-winning content management system (CMS), which enables you to build Web sites and powerful online applications. Many aspects, including its ease-of-use and extensibility, have made Joomla the most popular Web site software available. Best of all, Joomla is an open source solution that is freely available to everyone.” Joomla.org What is Joomla?
  • 6. “ acronym for W hat  Y ou  S ee  I s  W hat  Y ou  G et . The term is used in computing to describe a system in which content (text and graphics) displayed onscreen during editing appears in a form exactly corresponding to its appearance when printed or displayed as a finished product. ” Wikipedia.org WYSIWYG…what?
  • 7. Verses this…
  • 8. Logging into Joomla
  • 9. Joomla Control Panel
  • 10. Edit or add content
  • 11. Select your section (county)
  • 12. Create a new article
  • 13. Or edit an existing article
  • 14. WYSIWYG editor
  • 15. Formatting for SEO SEO – search engine optimization, helps Google natural search results
  • 16. What is SEO? the process of improving the visibility of a website or a web page in search engines via the "natural" or un-paid ("organic" or "algorithmic") search results. ~ wikipedia.org
  • 17. Formatting for SEO Google the words “ fostering adoption arkansas .” The C.A.L.L. comes up near the top of the list. This is largely due to the site’s SEO.
  • 18. Adding photos
  • 19. Adding photos Assuming you don’t already have the photo in the image gallery, you will need to upload it by selecting the Upload button highlighted below.
  • 20. Adding photos
  • 21. Adding photos
  • 22. Adding photos
  • 23. Adding photos
  • 24. Adding photos
  • 25. Embedding video Vimeo.com and YouTube.com provide “embed code” for you to use.
  • 26. Embedding video Vimeo.com and YouTube.com provide “embed code” for you to use.
  • 27. Embedding video Embed code has to be pasted into the HTML so you must click on [show/hide] to view the HTML editor.
  • 28. Embedding video Embed code has to be pasted into the HTML so you must click on [show/hide] to view the HTML editor.
  • 29. Adding menu items
  • 30. Adding menu items
  • 31. Adding menu items
  • 32. Adding menu items
  • 33. Adding menu items
  • 34. Adding menu items
  • 35. Adding menu items
  • 36. Adding menu items
  • 37. Key concepts Articles (pages) must be created BEFORE the corresponding Menu items. When you create the Menu item, you have to select the Article (or Section or Category) to link it to. You can create Menu items that link to whole Sections (filing cabinet), whole Categories (drawers of the filing cabinet), or individual Articles (files in the drawers of filing cabinet)
  • 38. County Page Example
  • 39.
    • www.joomla.org (official Joomla! website)
    • www.joomlablogger.net (helpful Joomla! blog)
    Learn more about Joomla!
  • 40. Bonus Round: Google Calendar In your web browser, type in…calendar.thecallinarkansas.org NOTE: This is specific to The C.A.L.L. website and not a function of Joomla. Each county’s Google Calendar is embedded into a Joomla article which appears on The C.A.L.L.’s website.
  • 41. Bonus Round: Google Calendar
  • 42. Bonus Round: Google Calendar
  • 43. Bonus Round: Google Calendar Calendar events entered into your county’s Google Calendar will automagically appear on your county’s Upcoming Events page.
  • 44. Bonus Round: Google Calendar Learn more at http:// www.google.com/intl/en/googlecalendar/about.html
  • 45. That’s all, folks! Any questions?

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