How to Build a Fast Joomla Website

WordPress, Joomla and Drupal are the best and latest CMS way to build a perfect looking/functioning website in 1 hour. wordpress is the simplest to learn but has less features than joomla, joomla is easy to learn and has many options (modules and plugins) and is the most popular, drupal is harder to learn but is the best.


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    Download WMP (for windows) server to your PC or laptop and install it (windows, apache server, mysql database, php based web pages)
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    Download joomla (PHP based CMS website building freeware), unzip it and copy it into WWW file that is in the WAMP file: C:/WAMP/WWW).
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    Double click the server’s icon and left click the icon on the bottom right, then go to “start all services” and wait for the “dial” to turn white.
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    Right click again and go to “localhost”, if that took you to the wamp server’s page, you are on the right trail.
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    Add: “joomla/administrator” to the address in the internet explorer’s search line to: “http://localhost” so it will look like that: “http://localhost/joomla/administrator” and press “enter”.
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    Choose your e-mail address and login password and login to your administrator control panel.
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    Create articles, build a menu, fix everything in the location you want in the template, edit CSS and HTML files, download more than 32,000 free joomla templates, add virtuemart shopping cart, add breadcrumbs and header and footer, add user login, add forms and photo gallery, and plenty more options.
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    Create a professional looking website, that lives to the standards of W3C in it’s CSS and XHTML, in a very short time, than edit and play with it for a week and when finished (or almost), upload it to a host and control it with a c-panel (login in to the site from within the site and changing whatever you want in minutes as administrator)
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    View your site’s progress, open another browser window and put the address: http://localhost/joomla, where you can see your newly created site. when you change something in the control panel, check how it looks like in the website’s page by refreshing the page.

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Categories: Joomla

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Español: construir una web site rápida en Joomla, Português: Configurar Rapidamente um Site Utilizando o Joomla

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