Learn the new features of Joomla! 1.6 using Packt's new book

Packt is pleased to announce Joomla! 1.6 First Look, a new book, which is a concise guide to everything that’s the latest in Joomla! 1.6. Written by Eric Tiggeler, this book contains ample screenshots and clear explanations of all the new features of Joomla! 1.6 and their usage, whilst covering changes in all aspects of Joomla! including interface, menus, templates, and extensions.

Joomla! is the world’s hottest open source, award-winning content management system written in PHP that uses the MySQL database system to store information. It enables developers to build professional websites and powerful online applications. Many aspects, including its ease-of-use and extensibility, have made Joomla! one of the most popular CMSes available.

Joomla! 1.6 First Look book will give readers an insight into the new features of Joomla! 1.6, showing them what has changed and how the changes will affect them, and how to upgrade to Joomla! 1.6 from the existing Joomla! versions. Furthermore, this book starts off by teaching readers the general changes in interface and basic articles, and then progresses to take them through the changes in menus, control levels, templates, extensions, and SEO features.

Using this book, developers will learn the various changes in Joomla! 1.6 that affect the day to day routine of organizing, adding and editing articles. Additionally, this book will assist developers to understand the new extensions overhauled in Joomla! 1.6 and the new SEO features to enhance their site's SEO, and to access Control Levels relevant to website administrators in need of fine grained user permissions control.

Packed with step-by-step instructions and illustrative screenshots, this book is ideal for existing Joomla! users, developers and designers, who wish to know about everything that's new in Joomla! 1.6. The book is out now and available from Packt. To read more about it, please visit: https://www.packtpub.com/joomla-1-6-first-look/book