Learn to use the best extensions available for Joomla! using Packt's new book

Joomla! 1.5 Top Extensions Cookbook is a new book from Packt that will help readers to set up, take control and use the best extensions available for Joomla! Written by Suhreed Sarkar, this book covers extensions for just about every use of Joomla!, while allowing readers to implement access control list across groups.

Joomla! is one of the world’s most high-profile open source, award-winning content management system written in PHP that uses the MySQL database system 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! 1.5 Top Extensions Cookbook enables users to add maps, image galleries, slideshows, video players, security, forums, shopping cart, guestbook, and other mind-opening functionalities to their sites. This book starts off by teaching users to control access to their Joomla! site and then goes on to explain integration of Joomla! with phpBB. Additionally, users will learn to improve communication among their site customers, to add Ajax contact forms and to build database applications without coding, through this book.

Using this book, developers will learn to create backups that can be restored on any other Joomla! site, import hundreds of users from a CSV file enabling them to log in without registering themselves, send tweets automatically upon publishing articles in Joomla!, add project management functionalities to their Joomla!-based sites and get notified about new contents from time to time (for subscribers), and to add attachment to an article in a much easier way using the Attachment plugin.

Packed with step-by-step instructions to use Joomla! extensions to achieve optimal sites, this book is ideal for developers, who wish to build basic Joomla! sites, and are looking for information on the use of Joomla! extensions and their customization. The book is out now and available from Packt. To read more about it, please visit: http://www.packtpub.com/joomla-1-5-top-extensions-cookbook/book