Website Design And Development Using Joomla CMS

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Website Design And Development Using Joomla CMS, Nairobi, Kenya
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Website Design And Development Using Joomla CMS
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03-10-2022 to 07-10-2022
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Nairobi, Kenya
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Nairobi, Kenya


Joomla is the world's most popular open source Content Management System for the rapid development of professional and dynamic websites. Joomla makes it easy for non-technical people to develop and maintain websites without requiring programming, HTML or CSS knowledge. You will receive the Joomla software on the course. The Joomla course is a practical hands-on course with participants developing a fully-fledged website over 2 days. Participants leave the course with the skills and knowledge to build or maintain their Joomla websites. This course assumes that participants start by having no Joomla or web design experience or knowledge. Participants must have access to a laptop which will need to be prepared before the course starts. Instructions will be provided.



5 Days



Module 1:

An Overview of Open Source Software

• What is Open Source Software?

• Platforms for Open Source Software

• About Linux


Website Design Planning Steps

• Mapping Website Goals

• Conducting Brainstorming

• Creating a Sitemap

• Developing a Wireframe

• Designing a Mockup

• Producing Content

• Selecting a Template

• Building/Designing the Website


An Overview of Joomla

• What is Joomla?

• Features of Joomla

• Joomla Website Examples


Setting up a Localhost

• Understanding WampServer

• Installing WampServer

• Configuring the php.ini File


Installing and Configuring Joomla

• Creating a Website Folder

• Copying the Joomla Files

• Configuring the Joomla Web Installer


Module 2:

The Joomla Interface

• Understanding the Frontend and Backend of Joomla

• Login as a Super User

• The Joomla Control Panel


Creating Content

• Installing the Joomla Content Editor (JCE)

• Resetting Editor Styling

• Changing the Default Editor to JCE

• Uploading Images and Files Using Media Manager

• Creating Categories

• Creating Categorised and Uncategorised Articles

• Inserting Images Into Articles

• Adding the Read More Option to Articles


Article Management

• Understanding the Importance of the Article Alias

• Deleting an Article

• Recovering a Deleted Article(s)

• Filtering and Sorting Articles

• Featuring Articles to Appear on Home Page

• Viewing the Website Frontend

• Hiding Certain Elements from the Article Layout

• Changing the Layout of Featured Articles

• Viewing the Featured Article Manager


Changing Article Backgrounds

• Inserting a Background Image Into an Article

• Inserting a Background Colour Into an Article

• Removing a Background Image or Colour


Splitting Up Long Articles

• Creating a Table of Contents

• Inserting Sliders

• Inserting Tabs


Module 3:

Creating Hyperlinks

• Inserting a Hyperlink to Download PDFs

• Inserting a Hyperlink to an Internal Web Page

• Inserting a Hyperlink to an External Website


Adding Menu Items

• Creating a Category Blog Menu Item

• Creating a Category List Menu Item

• Creating a Single Article Menu Item

• Ordering the Menu Items


Adding Contacts

• Creating Categories

• Creating Contacts

• Adding a Contacts Menu Item

• Configuring the Layout


Understanding and Using Module Positions

• Understanding Modules?

• Enabling Viewing Module Positions

• Changing Module Positions of Items

• Adding a Search Module

• Adding a Custom HTML Module

• Module Appearance on Certain Pages


Creating Additional Menus

• Creating the Menu

• Creating Menu Items for the Menu

• Placing the Menu in a Module Position

• Creating a Flyout/Dropdown Menu


Module 4:

Using Templates

• Viewing Joomla Templates

• Types of Templates

• Default Joomla Templates

• Changing the Default Template

• Installing a Template

• Uninstalling a Template

• Changing Template Header/Logo Using a Module Position

• Changing the Background of a Template

• Responsive Templates

• Template Frameworks


Adding a Header Rotator/Slider

• Creating a Folder for the Images

• Uploading the Images

• Installing a Module

• Configuring the Module


Adding Social Media Buttons

• Installing the Modules

• Configuring the Modules


Adding a Google Map

• Installing and Configuring the Component

• Obtaining the Coordinates

• Creating a Menu Item


Backing Up Your Website

• About Akeeba Backup

• Installing Akeeba Backup

• Running the Configuration Wizard

• Creating a Backup

• Viewing the Backup

• Downloading the Backup


Module 5:

Making a Website Live (Demonstration)

• Creating a Website Backup Using Akeeba Backup

• Logging Into the Control Panel

• Creating a Database, User, and Password Using MySQL

• Uploading the Necessary Files

• Restoring the Backup File


Visiting the Joomla Extensions Directory (JED)

• Extension Demos

• Free vs Paid

• Joomla Versions for Extensions

• Identifying What to Download


Steps for Registering a Domain/Web Address

• Difference Between Registering a Domain and Hosting a Domain

• Registering a Domain/Web Address

• How to Transfer a Domain/Website


Requirements for Joomla Hosting

• Different Types of Hosting

• PHP Version Required

• Number of Databases

• Choice of Control Panel

• Disk Space

• Ideal Operating System for Hosting


Additional tips

• Using a File Transfer Protocol (FTP) Program

• Inserting a Google Map Into an Article

• Changing Global Configuration Settings

• Inserting Rollover Images

• Inserting a Quick Contact Form On Your Website

• Copying a Website From One Computer (Localhost) to Another Computer (Localhost)

• Installing Joomla on a Live Server



This training can also be customized for your institution upon request. You can also have it delivered your preferred location.

For further inquiries, please contact us through Mobile: +254 732 776 700 or Email: [email protected]



Participants should be reasonably proficient in English. During the trainings, participants should come with their own laptops.



The course fee covers the course tuition, training materials, two break refreshments, lunch, and study visits.



Accommodation is arranged upon request. For reservations contact us through Mobile: +254 732 776 700 or Email: [email protected]


Registration Fees
Registration Fees Details
USD 800, KES 65,000
Registration Ways
Fahari Palace Apartments, along Church Road, Nairobi Kenya  Fahari Palace Apartments, along Church Road, Nairobi Kenya 
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Fahari Palace Apartments, along Church Road, Nairobi Kenya

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