Sample Sites

Your installation includes sample data, designed to show you some of the options you have for building your website. In addition to information about Joomla! there are two sample ”sites within a site” designed to help you get started with building your own site. The first site is a simple site about Australian Parks. It … Read more

Administrator Components

All components are also used in the administrator area of your website. In addition to the ones listed here, there are components in the administrator that do not have direct front end displays, but do help shape your site. The most important ones for most users are Media Manager Extensions Manager Menu Manager Global Configuration … Read more

Contacts

The contact component provides a way to provide contact forms and information for your site or to create a complex directory that can be used for many different purposes. Help

Related Items Module

This module displays other Articles that are related to the one currently being viewed. These relations are established by the Meta Keywords. All the keywords of the current Article are searched against all the keywords of all other published articles. Help {loadmodule related_items,Articles Related Items}

Content

The content component (com_content) is what you use to write articles. It is extremely flexible and has the largest number of built in views. Articles can be created and edited from the front end, making content the easiest component to use to create your site content. Help

Login Module

This module displays a username and password login form. It also displays a link to retrieve a forgotten password. If user registration is enabled (in the Global Configuration settings), another link will be shown to enable self-registration for users. Help {loadmodule login,login}

Search

Joomla! 2.5 offers two search options. The Basic Search component provides basic search functionality for the information contained in your core components. Many extensions can also be searched by the search component. Help The Smart Search component offers searching similar to that found in major search engines. Smart Search is disabled by default. If you … Read more