CloudAccess.net has taken the second guessing out of launching your own server, configuring a database and installing the Joomla CMS. We do all this work for you and put Joomla in your hands immediately. This video demonstrates how to launch a free Joomla 3 site.
After you launch a demo Joomla 3 site, you will receive a welcome email from CloudAccess.net with information on how to access the site. This video demonstrates how to access the front end and the back end (the Administration area) of your demo Joomla 3 site.
A Joomla template controls the overall look and layout of your site. Templates also provide a framework that brings together elements like articles, menu items, modules and extensions. This video will walk you through the basics of using templates in Joomla 3.
The CloudBase 3 template based off the Gantry framework has several options for you to customize the template. This tutorial shows you how to adjust those settings.
One of the best parts about Joomla is its extensibility. There are many great core Joomla features, but you may need to reach out to the community at some point to find an extension that offers more functionality for your site. This video demonstrates how to locate and install an extension in Joomla 3.
When creating content that will be featured on the front end of your Joomla site, it's best understand how content is saved and organized inside Joomla. This tutorial illustrates how to create and save categories and articles in Joomla 3.
After learning how to create categories in Joomla, you can create articles to display in different ways on the front end. There are menu items for displaying multiple articles on a page, which will be covered in later tutorials. This video demonstrates how to create a single article menu item in Joomla 3.
The Joomla Content Editor (JCE) is a very popular rich text editor to help you format text in your articles. You'll be familiar with many of the features of the JCE if you've used any type of word processor in the past. This video explains some formatting features you may not be familiar with.
Modules are the building blocks for your Joomla site. They help you display information or add functionality in different positions on different pages in the website. This video provides an overview of the Module Manager in Joomla 3. Later tutorials in this series demonstrate how to create specific module types.
The Featured Articles menu item type allows you to feature multiple articles from one or more categories on one page within your Joomla site. This video demonstrates how to feature articles and how to create a Featured Articles menu item type in Joomla 3.
Sometimes, when you publish an article and display it through a menu item, there are additional article details published by default like the author's name, the category name, and various icons. This video explains how to edit or remove these details for individual articles or for every article in the site.
Blogging is a popular feature that many Joomla users incorporate into their Joomla Instance, and there are many components available in the community that can help you to create and manage your blogs. This video illustrates how to create a Category Blog menu item type using core Joomla 3 features.
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