Vancouver joomla

  • Understand Joomla's basics and want to learn more?
  • Want the knowledge to work with Joomla professionally?
  • Want to get your questions answered by Joomla! experts?

Joomla Intermediate Training in Vancouver is for you!

Who Should Attend

  • 1 Individuals wanting to learn Joomla! best practices.
  • 2 Web professionals looking to offer Joomla to their clients.
  • 3 Entrepreneurs looking to build advanced, powerful Joomla websites.

Subjects Taught

You'll build on your Joomla knowledge and get to grips with how to modify, improve and develop great Joomla websites:

  • Part 1: Setting up your Joomla environment. We'll install Joomla manually and explain how it works, outlining the file, folder and database structures.
  • 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 users 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 got a step further and place them 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: Understanding and modifying Joomla templates. We'll use a basic Joomla template to show you how Joomla design works. We'll edit the template's design, showing you how to manage the layout, plus the colors, fonts and images.

Additional Items Provided

  • Lunch and coffee / snacks throughout the day
  • 6 months access to the Joomla Support Club after the class ($99 value)
  • Free membership to the SEO Club ($99 value)
  • Free copy of the Bolt and Breeze templates ($120 value)
  • A flash drive full of tutorials and best-of-breed Joomla components


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?