Brandon Dawson, Tom Canavan
This book for business people with a medium level of technical skill is a fast and easy-to-read primer on how to implement a cash-generating! website, taking the reader from the inception of an idea to a fully working cash-generating website built on Joomla!. Joomla! is an award-winning freely available open-source Content Management System (CMS) that helps you build websites and other powerful online applications. Joomla! is used all over the world to power everything from simple, personal homepages to complex corporate web applications and includes features such as page caching to improve performance, RSS feeds, printable versions of pages, news flashes, blogs, polls, searching, and internationalization. The emphasis of this book is on Using Joomla! for e-commerce; it gives the reader a valuable knowledge base on search-engine ranking, website layout and design, shopping cart setup using VirtueMart, marketing the website, affiliate marketing with the iDevAffiliate system, and more.