Joomla Class

Joomla Courses in South Africa


5 Days


2KO offers Joomla courses in Cape Town. 2KO presents Joomla courses in Cape Town by means of full time instructor-led training; as well as internet-accessible online training, which are aimed at International IT Certification exams. 2KO delivers cutting-edge IT products in the consulting and business services space, as well as offering top-rated training for various IT vendors. Our internationally recognised courses can be offered either as hands-on full time classes, or as online learning, enabling 2KO students the opportunity to study courses online world-wide, to ensure students have access to the best training possible.





Need to learn how to use Joomla? This course is ideal for you. The course is not for beginners, as you should already understand the concepts of web design. This Joomla training course takes place in Bo-Kaap, Cape Town and runs over five days, and is a practical oriented training program.



Basic understanding of website admin

Working knowledge of xhtml and css



Course Outline

Joomla! features
Completely database driven site engines 
News, products or services sections fully editable and manageable
Topics sections can be added to by contributing authors 
Fully customisable layouts including left, centre and right menu boxes 
Browser upload of images to your own library for use anywhere
Dynamic Forum/Poll/Voting booth for on-the-spot results 
Runs on Linux, FreeBSD, MacOSX server, Solaris and AIX 


Extensive Administration
Change order of objects including news, FAQs, articles etc. 
Random Newsflash generator 
Remote author submission module for News, Articles, FAQs and Links 
Object hierarchy - as many sections, departments, divisions and pages as you want 
Image library - store all your PNGs, PDFs, DOCs, XLSs, GIFs and JPEGs online for easy use 
Automatic Path-Finder. Place a picture and let Joomla! fix the link 
News feed manager. Choose from over 360 news feeds from around the world 
Archive manager. Put your old articles into cold storage rather than throw them out 
Email-a-friend and Print-format for every story and article 
In-line Text editor similar to Word Pad 
User editable look and feel 
Polls/Surveys - Now put a different one on each page 
Custom Page Modules. Download custom page modules to spice up your site 
Template Manager. Download templates and implement them in seconds 
Layout preview. See how it looks before going live 
Banner manager. Make money out of your site


Day 1
Understanding CMS Systems
Introduction to Joomla
Installing and Setting up Joomla


Day 2
Understanding and working with the joomla administrator's panel

Day 3
Understanding the joomla template system
Manipulating joomla templates using Dreamweaver and Fireworks/Photoshop

Day 4
Integrating Joomla with other MySQL sites
Creating personal joomla modules

Day 5 
Working with third party solutions i.e. Civi CRM, PHPAds -  banner deployment, PHP Bulletin Board, Google Ads, Google Maps, Map Quest etc