New to Joomla? No problem! This book starts with the simplest design and system concepts and builds your expertise step-by-step. You’ll rapidly master Joomla’s power, even if you have no content management, scripting, or CSS expertise.
Experienced with Joomla? You’ll constantly turn to this book for its authoritative, plain-English, example-rich Joomla 1.5 reference content.
Barrie North has more than 20 years of experience with the Internet as a
user, designer, and teacher. He has spent more than 8 years in the
education field, becoming steadily more involved in web technology,
teaching web design classes to students and technology integration to
teachers. Most recently, he worked as an IT consultant for two new
schools pioneering the use of technology. As well as web design, he has
provided web marketing/SEO, usability, and standards compliance
expertise to his clients.
Barrie North is a founder of Joomlashack.com, one
of the oldest and most popular Joomla template providers, and
www.simplweb.com, a service that provides easy-to-use, turnkey Joomla
hosting for those new to Joomla. He also maintains a blog about all
things Joomla at www.compassdesigns.net. When not working, he can
frequently be found on the Joomla community boards, and he has written
many free tutorials for using Joomla. Barrie lives in South Strafford,
He is the author of the best-selling book "Joomla - A
User's Guide", currently in its 3rd edition. Barrie has also released a comprehensive
Livelesson Joomla Video series, both published by Prentice.
You can reach Barrie at barrienorth|at|compassdesigns.net.