Thursday, July 16, 2009 from 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM (ET)
What is Joomla
It is a flexible full-day session where you learn how to
build a Joomla website, get traffic for it, and make it convert. You’ll be
guided through how best to leverage Joomla for your organization and be shown
the tricks and tips that the pros use. At the end of the day, you should have a
site that’s ready to go live online.
The Thursday session of the Boston class is beginner Joomla training. No previous knowledge of Joomla is needed. More advanced users will also benefit as a wide range of topics are addressed.
The Friday session is intermediate/advanced Joomla training. Students should have either attended the Thursday session or have a previous knowledge of Joomla.
Who Should Go?
- Individuals who need to
understand how to build a site with Joomla
- Employees who are responsible
for running a Joomla-powered website
- Designers who want to offer
Joomla sites to their clients
What Will I Learn?
The day-long class is designed to give
students a complete picture of everything they need to know to run a
successful Joomla website. Starting from the best way to plan and build
your sections and categories, optimizing your navigation for usability
all the way to hands-on techniques to get traffic and market your
Each class will also have time devoted to addressing and
answering problems YOU are experiencing with using Joomla 1.5 to
Who is the Trainer?
There are people who are experts in Joomla, and there are those who are
excellent speakers and educators. Your instructor, Barrie North, is a unique
combination of both.
Barrie North is the author of the #1 selling book "Joomla – A User’s Guide". He has over 15
years of experience with the Internet: as a user, designer and teacher. As a
former high school teacher and educator, he has received national awards for
innovative educational methods.
He is a partner of Joomlashack, one of the highest traffic Joomla! sites online,
providing templates, extensions and custom services. He has helped over 150
businesses and organizations get online with Joomla, including such clients as
the University of Delaware and the City of Longwood. He also maintains a blog about all
things Joomla! at his own site, Compass Designs.
This spring Barrie is teaching a 15 week graduate course called Web 2.0 marketing at Marlboro College Graduate Center
What Else Do I Get?
We don’t just want to bring you a great training event, we want you to leave
with your hands full of great Joomla resources.
All students will leave with:
Joomla! A User’s Guide
- Club Memberships:
50% off SEO Club Subscription – Alledia SEO Club (up to $125 value)
50% off – Joomlashack Developer Club ($250 value)
- A Complete Joomla 1.5
An exclusive offer from Simplweb of a complete Joomla 1.5 website and
ongoing support and education
This package alone is valued at over $400!
Although computers are available, we recommend that students bring a laptop.
Each student will receive a live online practice site from Simplweb as part of
For questions, contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you would like to host a training event elsewhere, or have a need for
on-site, in-house Joomla training, please contact us.
If you need to
cancel your registration, you will receive a refund
depending on the time of your cancellation:
- 4 weeks before event = 100%
- 3 weeks before event = 50%
- 2 weeks before event = no
Please note: If paying by check, your registration will not be confirmed until we receive your check.