#1 Menu First CMS

“Menu First CMS”, this isn’t an official term, but it’s the base for everything in Joomla. Since the menu is how a website is navigated placing control in the menu allows every page to be easily optimized for its purpose.

#2 Get the Concepts

#3 The Menu & Component

#4 The Menu & Modules

#5 The Menu & Templates

Joomla in Concepts – Understand the concepts or watch hours of screencasting. The first two episodes are looking at Joomla big picture. Everything is controlled by the menu. The component, modules, and template are all controlled by or assigned to the menu item.