Ever wondered how all the great-looking, feature packed, amazing Joomla! sites are made? Would you like to add image transitions, popups, scrolls, AJAX forms, image galleries, no-page reloads to your website, but are worried that they will be difficult to implement? To make any Joomla! site look more professional, interactive, and interesting you need the ease and power of jQuery.
First you will learn how to make use of third-party extensions to include jQuery features into your site. These can be image galleries, jQuery powered menus, tooltips, and many, many more. Later on you will learn how to modify your template to add some features to your Joomla! site, You will also learn to build your own jQuery-powered Joomla! extensions, and how to pack them so that you can use them in any project you like. Further, you will learn to create your own modules and components.
Build impressive Joomla! Sites with jQuery, from third-party extensions to development
What you will learn from this book
Add an image slideshow, image popups, and a gallery to our site
Organize your site content in different tabs, articles, and slideshows and improve its search capability with AJAX searching
Enhance your site with third-party features, codehighlight, Flicker, and more using Joomla! Plugins
Build a dropdown menu with some amazing effects
Refactor and remove unnecessary library loads
Master the technique of coding directly on the template, parallax, scrolls, and tooltips
Build your first Joomla! module, a jQuery powered contact form
Develop a full module or component extension, with some bits of jQuery
Solve usability problems
This book is a tutorial with step-by-step instructions, packed with practical code examples, images, advice, and ideas.
Who this book is written for