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

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

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