Joomla 3 - Videos

Joomla - Front End Editing

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Learn how to edit almost 80% of the content of your website, without having to go to the back end.  If you understand how to edit a MS Word document, you can edit in joomla.  Most of your articles and content can be edited in this easy way.

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Introduction to Joomla

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Learn how to use Joomla the Content Management System.  SAS-IT uses Joomla in all of our websites.

  • How to work with content: Articles & Categories
  • How to work with Menu items

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Advanced Content Editing

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The workshop demonstrates advanced formatting of your Joomla! article content.

  • Finding articles in Joomla!
  • Adding links to web sites and internal content, Creating link 'buttons'
  • tables, lists, embed videos

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Modules in Joomla

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Modules in Joomla are mini programs that give you the capability to add dynamic content to your website.  From creating article lists, to random images.  Modules can be displayed on specific menu items (pages), in specific positions on your page.  Modules can also be embedded within an article. This class also spends time on our RU Courses Schedule Module.

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News Pages and Latest News Enhanced

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 This video takes you through how to modify your home page with custom modules.  The next step is to add dynamic news to the bottom of your home page along with images and fields.  Lastly we show the difference between a regular category blog view, and using Latest news Enhanced menu item for a blog view.

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Custom Fields Workshop

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Welcome to Joomla Custom Fields.  We will walk you through the different options available with custom fields.  We use custom fields with people pages, course pages and news pages.  We can also use custom fields in different scenarios as well.  This class will show you the different types of custom fields and the different options of what we can do with them.  If you would like custom fields added to your site, please create a work order, and someone from SAS-IT Web Development can assist you.

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Image Galleries (Ignite Gallery)

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Using Ignite Gallery you can add 'groups' of images into your Joomla article, or you can create a menu item to display multiple galleries at once.  We work on creating categories in ignite, uploading and editing

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JEvents - Event Management in Joomla

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This video walks you through how to manage events with Jevents, the Joomla Events manager.  We will focus on how to add categories, events, and edit the events, add repeating events.  We will also focus on how to display the events on the website using modules and menu items.

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Joomla 4 - Videos

Introduction to Joomla! 4

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This workshop teaches you how to administer a Joomla! web site. Creating and editing articles, adding links to web sites and mail addresses, uploading and displaying images, and adding menu items are covered.

Please note: Full participation in this workshop requires connecting to the Rutgers VPN, or accessing your office computer (either via Remote Desktop Connection or in person).

If you will be using the VPN, please verify that you can connect in advance of this workshop, following the instructions at:

https://sas-it.rutgers.edu/how-to-guides/working-remotely/vpn-instructions

Also, please make sure you can login to the Training website with your NetID at:

https://webtraining.sas.rutgers.edu/administrator

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Compare Joomla3 to Joomla4

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Compare Joomla3 to Joomla 4

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Joomla4 - Front End Editing

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Learn how to edit almost 80% of the content of your website, without having to go to the back end.  If you understand how to edit a MS Word document, you can edit in joomla.  Most of your articles and content can be edited in this easy way.

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Web Development Training Videos

Accessibility and Websites

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In this workshop, we will learn about the importance of web accessibility, and how to make accessibility a part of our standard routine. We will test web pages to identify accessibility violations and learn how to fix them. We will learn how to manage links, images, headings, and other web page elements to maximize the accessibility of our websites.

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Image Editing Workshop

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In this workshop we will utilize different free online tools to edit images.  We will focus on image properties, cropping images, cropping multiple images at a time, and creating some basic layered images as well.

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Compare Joomla3 to Joomla4, New Design, New Functionality!


Wednesday January 4, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Location: Zoom (Registration Required)

Introduction to Joomla! 4


Wednesday January 11, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Location: Zoom (Registration Required)

Accessibility in Websites


Wednesday January 18, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Location: Zoom (Registration Required)