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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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With Joomla 2.5 safely released the focus of development is shifting to 3. Joomla 3.0 was released in September 2012.  This is the first of a new series (3.0/3.1/3.5) and maintaining backwards compatibility with 2.5 will not be required.
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Latest revision as of 14:46, 15 January 2014

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 4,724 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.

Joomla!

Quick Start

  • Learn More About Joomla    What is the Joomla CMS, what can it do for you, and how to install it.
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  • Administrators    You are a Joomla website administrator and responsible for the day-to-day operation and maintenance of the website.
  • Developers    You are a developer interested in creating a Joomla extension, module, or plugin.
What's New?
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If you are creating a new website, you should always use the latest version. Currently, this is Joomla CMS Version 3.3. Upgrading will be now be easier, read more about this on our release and support cycle page.

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Joomla Documentation Projects

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