Introduction to Joomla and Beginners Guide

Joomla is a open source content management system (CMS) software that brings together the content and modules using the template to produce webpages dynamically. No more HTML pages to store, update, link together and then upload to your server. At its core, Joomla is a powerful way to rapidly develop professional quality websites of any kind. Best of all, it is completely free and available in numerous languages. Joomla Web Development Platform is one of the most flexible options for a dynamic website available today!

Joomla Website Design

Joomla is designed to be easy to install and set up even if you’re not an advanced user. Many Web hosting services offer a single-click install, getting your new site up and running in just a few minutes.

At its core Joomla! is composed of a Framework and extensions. There are several types of extensions, each capable of performing specific tasks. Some extensions are developed as part of the Joomla! project and come with your installation. If you want to add features to your site, you can install more extensions. Since Joomla is based on PHP and MySQL, you’re building powerful applications on an open source platform anyone can use, share, and support.

To Set up a Joomla site there are few simple steps you have to follow :

1. The first thing we need to do is download the latest version of Joomla from their official website.

2. Create a Database at you hosting control panel

3. Now you need to use an FTP client to upload the extracted Joomla files to your webhost.

4. Using your web browser, go to the location of your uploaded Joomla files. Ex. It will bring you to Joomla Installation page

5. Next is the pre-installation check. Everything should check out just fine, and you can click “Next”. Click “Next” again if you agree to the Joomla terms.

6. Data Base Configuration Page – input the database hostname, username, password, and name that you used when creating the database.

7. Finally, we have made it to the final page of installation. You will need to enter your site name and login information. There is also the option to install sample data.

That’s it! Joomla is now installed.

Joomla Web Design Tips:  Joomla is so much more than just a powerful content management system. Here are some feature that Joomla has to offer for your website.

User Management : Joomla has a registration system that allows users to configure personal options. There are nine user groups with various types of permissions on what users are allowed to access, edit, publish and administrate.

Contact Management : The Contact Manager helps your users to find the right person and their contact information.

Media Manager : The Media Manager is the tool for easily managing media files or folders and you can configure the MIME type settings to handle any type of file.

Template Management : Templates in Joomla are a powerful way to make your site look exactly the way you want and either use a single template for the entire site or a separate template for each site section.

Powerful Extensibility : These are just some of the basic Joomla features and the real power is in the way you customize Joomla. Visit the Joomla Extensions Directory to see thousands of ways to enhance Joomla to suit your needs.

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