The single most important aspect of our service goal is to provide the very best assistance, training and products. We want to be your long term service provider and want to build a solid business relationship with our clients. Our business modal functions well when potential customers select Joomla Connections because they want quality at affordable pricing as well as want a partnership in the success of their Website. Part of that commitment includes education.
Joomla Connections currently offers on-site as well as Webinar training. The training is structure to accommodate the client, meaning we normally provide 3 to 4 hour sessions for up to 4 students at the customers location. A complete syllabus has been developed with a progression of learning levels that in total will take 21 hours. This training is all encompassing and goes beyond just the focus of Joomla or Wordpress CMS.
Webinars use AnyMeeting.com and allow the trainer and students to share computer screens, U.S. Toll-free telephone conference, In-meeting file sharing and more.
We also offer special sessions for persons migrating from Joomla 1.5 to 3.x as well as an Advanced Joomla CMS session showing customers how to use styles in content, creating slideshows using YooTheme Widgetkit and/or Unite Revolutionary Slider. Template customization as well as using the YooTheme Ulkit can also be included. These session are all very interactive and allow students to ask questions on any topic.
We begin with the very basics of Web Content Management Systems by explaining the architecture of such systems. We gradually bring the students through the creation, editing and deleting of content ; creation of menus ; use of modules and various extensions that will be used by the customer. All training is conducted by a instructor that has over 15 years of teaching at the College level.
Sessions are focused yet paced to allow students to ask questions and receive detailed and clear answers. Each students has a computer and access to a Joomla or WordPress CMS learning site. This Website remains available during the entire training period and eventually becomes the customers "live" Website. In addition to the training session, our staff are available via our Website support system to answer all your questions.
Our goal as your Website provider is to provide as much information/learning as you feel is necessary for the success of your Internet site. As part of your training, we also include training on Web standards and practice. This, we feel is critical to the overall professional appearance and function of your site.
We also give basic instruction of security issues as well as standard practice to avoid hacking, etc...
If you are interested in training session for your staff and not our hosting/maintenance and support package, please contact us as well. This training can be customized to your requirements. Such training is available for a minimum of 3 hour sessions and can be scheduled at your location.
Whether you need a brand new web site or want to improve an existing site, we offer our experience and expertise to help improve your presence on the Web.
Joomla Connections can perform an assessment of your current Website. This thorough assessment includes a full inventory of your core installation and all extensions, modules and plugins as well as a security assessment. Once this inventory and assessment has been performed we will provide you with recommendations for upgrades, migrations and additions to improve your Web site and help to guarantee its performance and security. Our assessment goes beyond your site and extends to a close look at your LAMP stack infrastructure.
New Jersey Based
Joomla Connections is an New Jersey-based website company specializing in building effective websites. We offer professional website design, development and usability consulting services for companies, government and non-profits of all types and sizes. We work with you to effectively communicate your message to your customers and to be listed by every major Web index such as Yahoo, Bing and Google.
Through our Search Engine Optimization consulting (SEO), professional design and Email consulting marketing services we generate quality traffic to your website. This allows your business to concentrate on individuals that have already expressed interest in your services instead of ones that have not. Website and Analytics Consulting move customers in your direction.
We can get you started with online electronic newsletters targeted to specific interests. We add Search Engine Friendly features and Search Engine Optimization as well as multiple electronic forms for your potential or existing customers to inquire and ask for assistance. We can install support tracking features and blogging as well.
And you can track your successful new Website with extensive Web statistics.
Our Linux OS based hosting solutions have several options:
1 GB Disk Space, 150 GB Bandwidth, No Email, cPanel with FTP, Web Statistics, Mobile Responsive Website using Joomla or WordPress.
10 GB Disk Space, 150 GB bandwidth, 5 Email accounts, cPanel with FTP, Statistics, Mobile Responsive Website using Joomla or WordPress .
50 GB Disk Space, 1000 GB Bandwidth, 10 Email accounts, cPanel with FTP, Statistics, Mobile Responsive Website using Joomla or WordPress.
100 GB Disk Space, 1000 GB Bandwidth, unlimited Email Accounts, cPanel with FTP, Web Statistics, Mobile Responsive Website using Joomla or WordPress.
under 1,000 products add $15.00 per month, 1,000 to 9,999 add $35.00 per month, unlimited products $135.00 per month. SSL certificate $25.00 a year.
Please contact us if you have any questions about these hosting packages. Our Web Servers are Centos or Gentoo Linux servers using Apache Web Server, MySQL, php 5.x.
We will assist you with selecting and securing Domain Names.
Joomla is Open Source software under the GPL License and non-proprietary. This means you own your Web site completely and are not tied to any company. We recommend Joomla CMS for this reason. Joomla Connections will assist you in the planning and implementation of your site including migrated from traditional html sites. We provide one-on-one training for your staff with an extensive training manual and years of teaching experience. The goal of our Company is to provide professional Joomla installations which provide Web 2.0 functionality, security and full back-up protection. Make your Website an interactive destination on the Internet and not just an archive of outdated information about your organization!
Joomla Connections uses the award winning open source software Joomla! which has an estimated user base of 30 million, being open source has a number of distinct advantages as opposed to proprietary software.
First there is the cost perspective, or should we say no cost perspective as Joomla! is free. Secondly with such a large user base there are thousands of components that can be used for your organization. As with Joomla! CMS the majority of these modules are free of charge as well.
Your website will be Search Engine Friendly and Optimized for the Net.
Features included with our Websites:
- Mobile Responsive Site
- Social Media Integration
- Integration of API's
- Email Newsletter
- Events Calendar
- Photo Gallery
- Electronic Forms
- Akeeba Addons
- Admin Tools Pro
- Backup Pro
- Yootheme Addons
Joomla CMS provides you with literally hundreds of extensions via JED. These extensions provide you with almost limitless functionality for your site.
A Joomla Connections Website will allow you to create and maintain a site faster and easier than ever before. You will create and edit editing information in minutes and a "Connections" site let's your organization maintain the site directly. Use as many staff as you wish and even assign specific areas of the Website to specific staff. Your site will be a current as you wish. Our Web site solution of choice is Joomla Content Management System (CMS) but in some cases WordPress may be appropriate. It is widely used throughout the world by small and large Corporations, non-profits and individuals. Highly customizable yet easy to add, edit and delete content.
Common Website Features:
Automate publishing by time stamping with day and time that you would like content to appear and disappear.
WYSIWYG Editor - "What You See Is What You Get" editing allows you to update a web page just like typing in a word processor. You do not know what HTML means? You do not need to know but if you prefer HTML editing you can turn the WYSIWYG editor "off".
Upload and organize your images, flash files, real-times files right from within the editor. Drag and re size images just like in a word processor.
Your Choice of Editors -- No editor, TinyMCE, JCE and more...Template-controlled appearance of your site. Just click and an installed template and change the look and feel of your site in an instant.
Multiple levels of users - let customers become registered users while your staff can be authors, editors, publishers and administrators. All with varied levels of permissions.
Edit the site from the Front-end or an administrative end.No need to use Microsoft Frontpage, Macromedia Dreamweaver or any other Web Development Software.
Added functionality at no extra cost! Joomla Connections will extend the features of Joomla CMS by adding functions such as blogging, Events Calendar, document storage, and much more at no extra cost. Because of our relationships with other Joomla CMS developers, we are able to provide this value added service to our customers. For example the Events Calendars - A calender feature that includes a mini-calendar, upcoming events and full sized calendar. Create categories of events and provide levels of access to specific categories. Link the event to a registration module so that your customers can register for a specific event electronically.
Photo Galleries - Just upload your images in newly created gallery folders have a fantastic interface to view images. The pictures are automatically resized and optimized for web use. Thumbnail galleries and album navigation are created automatically.
Electronic Forms via RSForms Extension at no additional charge- Create electronic versions of your paper forms. No HTML needed. Send the results of your forms to specific staff members for processing.
Have a document repository to share files with your staff and customers. Post "PDF" files as well as any file format including Microsoft formats and even executable files if you wish. Access can be set for these files based on the user permission.
Electronic Newsletters functionality at no extra charge! Provide subscriptions to as many newsletters as you wish - Do Mass Mailing to sponsors or for fund raising. Let your customers know about new products etc...
Create drafts (versioning) - create your content but save it as unpublished. After you proof read it or have another staff member approve the content, then publish it instantly.
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) and Search Engine Friendly (SEF) features for no extra charge as a hosting maintenance customer! Comprehensive statistics of you Website with graphs.
Create an Intranet within you Website just for staff. Have special menus just for staff that only appear on the screen after that person log in to the site.
Make your Website an interactive destination. Give your users a reason to visit your Internet Office.Complete Media Support - FlashTM, MP3s, Windows media files®, and more.
CSS Support - Support for Cascading Style Sheets (CSS).
RSS Feeds - Allow parents and community members to keep track of the latest website updates using RSS.
Blogs - Working on a long-term project, allow the team members to keep a running account using a blog.
Community or Business Directory - Build a Directory of Community Organizations, Artists, or Business. Let these organizations enter their own content and manage it with your approval.
Provide Google Maps from within your content.
Provide Social Bookmarking for specific content.Offer Commenting on content.