This tutorial is dedicated to showing you the basics of the Zikula portal application. After reading it, you will be able to install and manage a fully-functional website with Zikula in minutes. If you don't have a Zikula website yet, you can sign up here for a Zikula hosting account and get a professional affordable Zikula installation!
Why use Zikula?
Zikula is a flexible Open Source Application Framework. With Zikula you can build almost any kind of websites. It can be used as a simple weblog or as a high end ecommerce business portal. Prior to June 2008, Zikula was known as PostNuke. It has a large supporting community and you can find many additional extensions for your software. Zikula is written in PHP and requires a MySQL database.
The Zikula manual will show you:
- How to install Zikula
In the first section of the tutorial we will explain in details how to install Zikula for your hosting account.
- How to change themes (templates) in Zikula
This section covers the Zikula theme installation procedure in several simple and easy to follow steps.
- How to create menus in Zikula
Learn the basics of creating menus for your Zikula website.
- How to install modules and blocks to Zikula
In this section you will find detailed instructions and examples how to install various Zikula blocks and modules.
- Where to find excellent Zikula hosting services