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Launch a Joomla Website

When you launch your website, you probably want it to be found quickly in the search engines. Although most search engines have some sort of "Add URL" facility, this usually achieves nothing. Search engines generally discover new pages by following links on existing pages. There are hundreds of sites that allow you to place a link to your site for free and this article will give you a few places to start.
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Build a Joomla Website

It's now time to build the actual website and this stage comes with its own set of challenges. Cut corners here at your peril.
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What is JomSocial?

A major component of the project we're developing is a private, social network. JomSocial is an amazing Joomla extension that provides functionality similar to Facebook. This helps your community to engage with each other, either privately or publicly.

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How to find good developers

Last week's article included some recommendations on how to find a graphic designer if you want a unique template. This week, we will have a look at a successful process to find excellent Joomla developers.

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How to choose a template

In part 4 of this series on the steps to plan and build a Joomla powered website, you will learn some steps to choose a Joomla template.
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Nancy Medina
Hi, I would like to have access to the templates demos that you offer, specially the Events Templates. Thank you, Nancy Medina... Read More
Wednesday, 12 October 2011 02:45
Richard Pearce
Hi Nancy - we do not supply templates. You can find suitable Joomla templates by: 1. Simply searching for "Joomla Templates" using... Read More
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Avoiding Scope Creep

In part 3 of our series on how to plan and build a Joomla Website from scratch, you will learn how to avoid the number one fear of web developers - scope creep.
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Sensible Navigation Structures

In part 2 of how to build a Joomla Website from scratch, you will learn how to create a sensible navigation structure for your site. 
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How to Build a Joomla Website

Part one of a series of posts describing the process of building a real Joomla website from start to stop.

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Give your articles some style

Many of the pre-made Joomla templates available today include various formatting options to improve the look of elements within your article. For example, if you wish to highlight a paragraph, you can include a style that displays the text inside a colored box.

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Joomla Banner Ads

Whether you're looking to sell advertising space on your website or promote your own activities, you need to understand how the Joomla banner feature works. This can be daunting for beginners so here is an overview of the process.

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