JOOMLA, WORDPRESS & NUCLUES HTTP://WWW.TECHNICALPROJECTS.ORG   By Savitri Wilder
What is in Today’s Session? <ul><li>Introduction </li></ul><ul><li>Joomla Overview </li></ul><ul><li>WordPress Overview </...
Joomla Overview <ul><li>For developers:  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Installation, with basic requirements as follows: </li></ul...
Joomla’s Features <ul><li>Divided by Sections, Categories, and Content </li></ul><ul><li>Plug-ins can be in the form of Co...
WordPress Overview <ul><li>Difference between  WP  and  WP-MU </li></ul><ul><li>Developers </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Very easy...
WordPress’s Features <ul><li>Can have a feel of a full website through its “pages” feature </li></ul><ul><li>Great spam ca...
Nucleus Usage <ul><li>Nucleus was used before WordPress MU was available </li></ul><ul><li>We have no access to files and ...
UCM Joomla Examples <ul><li>MMSP:  www.mmsp.org   </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Uses Community Builder </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>...
Other Joomla Examples <ul><li>OSU:  http://osu.okstate.edu/ </li></ul><ul><li>Antioch LA:  www.antiochla.edu   </li></ul><...
UCM WordPress Examples <ul><li>INST 5400:  http://inst5400.technicalprojects.org </li></ul><ul><li>GRAP 2610:  http://grap...
Other WordPress Examples <ul><li>http://www.slconvention.org   </li></ul><ul><li>http://giftedkidsnetwork.com/wp   </li></...
Joomla Links <ul><li>Joomla:  www.joomla.org </li></ul><ul><li>Installation:  http://help.joomla.org/content/category/48/2...
WordPress Links <ul><li>WordPress:  www.wordpress.org </li></ul><ul><li>MU:  http://mu.wordpress.org </li></ul><ul><li>Dre...
Other Links <ul><li>FTP: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Cyberduck:  www.cyberduck.ch   </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Filezilla:  www.f...
My Contact <ul><li>Savitri Wilder </li></ul><ul><li>University of Central Missouri </li></ul><ul><li>207B Dockery </li></u...
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Joomla, WordPress and Nucleus for faculty and organizations

  1. 1. JOOMLA, WORDPRESS & NUCLUES HTTP://WWW.TECHNICALPROJECTS.ORG By Savitri Wilder
  2. 2. What is in Today’s Session? <ul><li>Introduction </li></ul><ul><li>Joomla Overview </li></ul><ul><li>WordPress Overview </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Wordpress </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Wordpress MU </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Nucleus </li></ul><ul><li>Examples </li></ul><ul><li>Discussion/Q&A </li></ul>
  3. 3. Joomla Overview <ul><li>For developers: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Installation, with basic requirements as follows: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>PHP 4.2.x </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>MySQL 3.23.x </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Apache 1.3.x </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Local installation: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>http://help.joomla.org/content/view/34/132 </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>JSAS </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>XAMPP or similar </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Add-ons/extensions (2882 extension as of 4/3/08) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Designers </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Dreamweaver plug-in </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Admin </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Easy to navigate control panel </li></ul></ul><ul><li>User </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Easy to navigate menu system and front end editing option </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. Joomla’s Features <ul><li>Divided by Sections, Categories, and Content </li></ul><ul><li>Plug-ins can be in the form of Components (content specialized elements or applications), Modules (used to display different information), and/or Mambots (functional units of code that support the operation of Joomla) </li></ul><ul><li>Global configuration </li></ul><ul><li>Different user privileges </li></ul><ul><li>Can add to menu and publish to front page easily </li></ul>
  5. 5. WordPress Overview <ul><li>Difference between WP and WP-MU </li></ul><ul><li>Developers </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Very easy web interface and same basic server requirements as Joomla </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Many extensions , including widgets </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Designers </li></ul><ul><ul><li>I have not tested it yet but there is a Dreamweaver plug-in (works in DW 8 or greater) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Admin </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Easy to navigate control panel </li></ul></ul><ul><li>User </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Easy to navigate menu system and front end editing option </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Users </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Different user capabilities </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. WordPress’s Features <ul><li>Can have a feel of a full website through its “pages” feature </li></ul><ul><li>Great spam catcher through Askismet </li></ul><ul><li>Great selection of themes </li></ul><ul><li>Easily embed videos, podcast, or other Web 2.0 applications </li></ul><ul><li>Import/export option </li></ul><ul><li>Full features: www.wordpress.org/about/features </li></ul>
  7. 7. Nucleus Usage <ul><li>Nucleus was used before WordPress MU was available </li></ul><ul><li>We have no access to files and folders permission in our server </li></ul><ul><li>Although Nucleus is a very nice blog application, we found that WP has more features especially with MU </li></ul><ul><li>Users have no access to his own control panel </li></ul><ul><li>Only two levels of user access: admin or user </li></ul>
  8. 8. UCM Joomla Examples <ul><li>MMSP: www.mmsp.org </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Uses Community Builder </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Zip code search </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Wild Life Society: www.ucmo.edu/wildlifesociety </li></ul><ul><li>Paramedico: www.ucmo.edu/paramedico (still working on CSS) </li></ul><ul><li>Prevet: www.ucmo.edu/prevet (needs content) </li></ul><ul><li>Mathforum: http://faculty.ucmo.edu/mathforum/mathforum </li></ul>
  9. 9. Other Joomla Examples <ul><li>OSU: http://osu.okstate.edu/ </li></ul><ul><li>Antioch LA: www.antiochla.edu </li></ul><ul><li>Antioch St. Barbara: www.antiochsb.edu </li></ul><ul><li>UMich: www.si.umich.edu/computing </li></ul><ul><li>W. Carolina U: http://ief.wcu.edu </li></ul><ul><li>U. of Alabama: http://vast.uah.edu </li></ul><ul><li>U. of Virginia: http://curry.edschool.virginia.edu </li></ul><ul><li>Albion: www.albion.edu/sports </li></ul>
  10. 10. UCM WordPress Examples <ul><li>INST 5400: http://inst5400.technicalprojects.org </li></ul><ul><li>GRAP 2610: http://grap2610.technicalprojects.org </li></ul><ul><li>Bryan Carter: http://english2205.wordpress.com </li></ul>
  11. 11. Other WordPress Examples <ul><li>http://www.slconvention.org </li></ul><ul><li>http://giftedkidsnetwork.com/wp </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.teach42.com </li></ul><ul><li>WordPress hosted blogs: www.wordpress.com </li></ul>
  12. 12. Joomla Links <ul><li>Joomla: www.joomla.org </li></ul><ul><li>Installation: http://help.joomla.org/content/category/48/268/302/ </li></ul><ul><li>Dreamweaver extension: www.joomlasolutions.com/joomla_dreamweaver/joomla_dreamweaver_extension_1.0.mxp </li></ul><ul><li>JSAS: www.jsasonline.com </li></ul>
  13. 13. WordPress Links <ul><li>WordPress: www.wordpress.org </li></ul><ul><li>MU: http://mu.wordpress.org </li></ul><ul><li>Dreamweaver Extension: http://vikiworks.com/2007/08/22/dw-extension-for-wordpress-template-build </li></ul>
  14. 14. Other Links <ul><li>FTP: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Cyberduck: www.cyberduck.ch </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Filezilla: www.filezilla-project.org </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Compression Apps: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>7-Zip: www.7-zip.org </li></ul></ul>
  15. 15. My Contact <ul><li>Savitri Wilder </li></ul><ul><li>University of Central Missouri </li></ul><ul><li>207B Dockery </li></ul><ul><li>660-543-8687 </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.technicalprojects.org </li></ul>

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