Joomla is an open source Content Management System (CMS), which is used to build websites and online applications. It is free and extendable which is separated into front-end templates and back-end templates (administrator). Joomla is developed using PHP, Object Oriented Programming, software design patterns and MySQL (used for storing the data). This tutorial will teach you the basics of Joomla using which you can create websites with ease. The tutorial is divided into sections such as Joomla Basics, Joomla Menus, Joomla Modules, Joomla Global Settings, and Joomla Advanced. Each of these sections contain related topics with screenshots explaining the Joomla admin screens.
This tutorial has been prepared for anyone who has a basic knowledge of HTML and CSS and has an urge to develop websites. After completing this tutorial you will find yourself at a moderate level of expertise in developing websites using Joomla.
Before you start proceeding with this tutorial, we are assuming that you are already aware about the basics of HTML and CSS. If you are not well aware of these concepts, then we will suggest you to go through our short tutorials on HTML and CSS.