Joomla Training in Boston

Joomla is one of the best and most popular ways to build a website. It is user-friendly, powerful and is continuously improved by thousands of people around the world.

Joomla powers millions of sites and is being widely adopted by governments, universities and Fortune 500 companies.

Our Joomla Intermediate Class is aimed at increasing the skills of people who will be building and maintaining Joomla sites. You will learn

Why Attend the Joomla Intermediate Class?

  • 1 The class is taught by an experienced Joomla instructor who will teach you the essentials you need to know in order to get you started with your Joomla website.
  • 2 Our teaching style is entirely hands-on. You'll have a Joomla site in front of you and will be actively working and learning throughout the class.
  • 3 Because learning is a continual process, all students will not only go home with a book that reinforces the concepts covered in class, they also get six months of access to our online training videos and online support forum.

What Will You Learn in the Joomla Intermediate Class?

You'll build on your Joomla knowledge and get to grips with how to modify, improve and develop great Joomla websites. This class uses the latest version of Joomla, but questions on all versions are welcome.

  • Part 1: Workflow: An introduction to the Joomla workflow for building complete, advanced sites.
  • Part 2: Advanced content editing and management. We'll add extra features to Joomla's content editing, including improved multimedia, document, image and link-handling options. We'll also focus on security, including how to restrict user's editing options and track different versions of a document.
  • Part 3: Understanding components and using advanced Joomla components. We'll create a community site by adding user profiles and social networking. We'll also create a blog with commenting and sharing features.
  • Part 4: Understanding modules and using advanced Joomla modules. In the beginner class we explain module positions. In this class we go a step further and place the modules anywhere you want. We also see how to control them in more advanced ways, choosing who can see them and setting publish and unpublish dates.
  • Part 5: Understanding plugins and using advanced Joomla plugins. We'll explain each of the different kinds of Joomla plugins using several different examples. We'll see how to create slideshows and video displays, spice up content items with extra features and how to login to Joomla using accounts from other sites.
  • Part 6: Joomla Access Control Levels. We'll use the new permission levels in Joomla to accurately control what users can and cannot do on our sites.
  • Part 7: Joomla Site Maintenance. How to update, backup, secure and correctly configure your Joomla site.
  • Part 8: Practice: We build a full Joomla site so that students can practice everything that they have learned during the class.


To get the most out of this class, you'll need a good basic knowledge of Joomla. Do you know the difference between a module and a component? Do you know how to add articles and install extensions?