Comparing Joomla CCKs

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Comparing Joomla CCKs

  1. 1. COMPARINGJOOMLA!CCKs by @JustinHerrin www.justinherrin.com
  2. 2. Before we start…
  3. 3. Joomla is AWESOME…
  4. 4. But, more is often needed.
  5. 5. We have a problem...
  6. 6. No, it’s not bad hair
  7. 7. Lack of Customization
  8. 8. More Power Needed
  9. 9. So what can I do?
  10. 10. Switch to Drupal?
  11. 11. No need for that!
  12. 12. http://extensions.joomla.org/extensions/news-production/content-construction Visit the JED
  13. 13. What is a CCK?
  14. 14. Building Blocks
  15. 15. Building Blocks for Joomla
  16. 16. Installation is Easy
  17. 17. http://www.getk2.orghttp://zoo.yootheme.comBuilding Blocks for Joomla
  18. 18. Say Hello to… K2 &Zoo ItemsGoodbye to Joomla Articles
  19. 19. v 2.4.1 v 2.4.2What’s the Difference?
  20. 20. Looking Forward Actively Developed   Joomla 1.6 Ready  v2.5 3rd Party Extensions  
  21. 21. Powerful Features Access Control List (ACL)   Nested Categories  Item in Multiple Categories  
  22. 22. Powerful FeaturesFrontend Submissions   Frontend Editing   Content Versioning  
  23. 23. Powerful FeaturesCommenting System   Tagging System   File Attachments  
  24. 24. Standard CCK Features Text field, Textarea, Select List,Radio Buttons, Image, Link field,   Social Media integration
  25. 25. Built-in Import/Export Tools Import Joomla Elements   CSV and/or XML Import   CSV and/or XML Export  
  26. 26. User Interface Features ‘Save & New’ Button   ‘Copy’ Button   ‘Move’ Button  Admin CP Module Shortcuts  
  27. 27. E-Commerce IntegrationRequirements: Joomla 1.5.x, K2 v2.x, VirtueMart v1.1.x http://www.joomlaworks.gr/k2mart
  28. 28. E-Commerce IntegrationRequirements: Joomla 1.5.x, Zoo v2.4.x, Tienda v0.7.x http://dioscouri.com/
  29. 29. Templating Options Template Overrides  Multiple Template Layouts  
  30. 30. WorkflowExtra Fields AppTemplates TypesCategories TemplatesItems Instances Categories Items
  31. 31. Documentation Available Web Docs   Message Forum   Paid Support  3rd Party 
  32. 32. WWJD?90/10 Rule &
  33. 33. Remember the Golden RuleALWAYS TEST extensions LOCALLY before implementing them in a live production environment.
  34. 34. Golden Rule #2http://docs.joomla.org/Vulnerable_Extensions_List
  35. 35. One Final Thought…
  36. 36. Never Stop Exploring
  37. 37. … and that’s a wrap! http://www.justinherrin.com http://www.joomlanh.org
  38. 38. Photo Credits http://www.google.com http://www.flickr.com http://www.colbertnation.comhttp://www.publicdomainpictures.net

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