Creating your own Joomla website training course

Friendly & relaxed - One to One - Available via Zoom or MS Teams - Training to suit your learning style.

This course covers

We cover from initial site planning through to development and on going running of your website.

The duration of the course is 3 days (15 hours). Although this course can be taken in one week the aim is to work with you while you plan, design and build your Joomla website so we recommend that the course is take over two consecutive weeks.

  • Planning your website (Day 1 and 2)
    • What is the nature of your business?
    • What is the major purpose of your website?
    • What is the primary message you want to convey?
    • What are the specific short-term and long-term goals for your website?
    • Who is your target audience and is this different to your offline customer?
    • Who are your primary competitors and what are they doing online?
    • How does your company differ from its competitors?
    • What are the key reasons why customers choose your company?
    • How is your company percieved?
    • Do you already have a corporate style? If so how can you incorporate this into your website?
    • Do you need a custom template or will a commercial/off the shelf template meet your requirements?
    • Planning the layout of your website
    • Planning your site structure
    • Planning your site content and images
  • Developing your Joomla website (Day 1 and 2)
    • Using MAMP or WAMP (local development system)
    • Installing and configuring Joomla
    • Installing and configuring your Joomla template
    • Configuring and tweaking a Joomla template
    • Securing your Joomla website
    • Do you require any 3rd party extensions such as an onlne shop, forum, customer comments, social media etc.
    • Selecting, installing and configuring any required 3rd party extensions
  • Managing your website (Day 2)
    • System Manager
    • User Manager
    • Menu Manager
    • Content Manager
    • Components
    • Extension Manager
  • Developing your website (Day 2 and 3)
    • Setting up your content structure
    • Setting up your menu structure
    • Adding your content and data
    • Backing up your website
    • Updating Joomla and 3rd party extensions
    • Selecting a suitable hosting company
    • Uploading your website
    • Moving your Joomla website
    • Ongoing website maintenance


Duration - this is a 3 day/15 hour course which can be taken over 1 - 2 weeks.
Weekday Cost £975.00 per person
Available locations: Sittingbourne Office (Kent), Your Premises*

Weekends Cost £1125.00 taken over 3-4 weeks
Available locations: Sittingbourne Office (Kent) only*

Full payment is payable at the time of booking. No refund will be given if you cancel your course less than 21 days before your course date.

Sarah Hayes is a Joomla developer and Joomla web designer with over 15 years experience designing and building complex Joomla websites. Joomla Expert with over 13 years of experience with Joomla and over 23 years web desing and development experience.

Sarah Hayes - 443i Web Development
Joomla Web Development & Wordpress Web Development
103a London Road
ME10 1NR.

0330 133 2939

443i Web Development is a trading style of Sarah Hayes Web Development