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If you have only recently starting working with Joomla you will probably have experienced the pain of learning a new system.  New terminology, new ways of doing things, perhaps even the web itself may be new to you.  Then let these guides relieve some of that pain.
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Joomla! Documentation

Welcome to Joomla! Documentation! An online collaborative community manual for Joomla! users, developers or anyone interested in learning more about Joomla! Currently, we have 4,598 articles written and maintained by our Joomla! community members. If you want to help with our documentation, please read How to Contribute to Joomla! Documentation.

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Quick Start

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A Cascading Style Sheet or CSS is used to control the presentation of an XHTML page. For example, a CSS file will often control the font, margins, color, background graphics, and other aspects of a web page's appearance. CSS allows you to separate the content of an XHTML page from it's appearance. In Joomla!, CSS files (for example, template.css) are normally part of the template.

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