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Joomla! is a CMS(Content Management System) that lets you...
 
Joomla! is a CMS(Content Management System) that lets you...
 
:::'''...make and update web pages easily'''.
 
:::'''...make and update web pages easily'''.
A simplified explanation, think of a Joomla! website as  dynamically bringing together three elements.  
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As a simplified explanation, think of a Joomla! website dynamically bringing together three elements.  
 
* Your content, which is stored in a database and called articles.
 
* Your content, which is stored in a database and called articles.
* Your template, which controls the design and presentation of your content (such as fonts, colors and layout).
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* Modules, additional pieces of special content also stored in a database.
* Joomla! is the software that bring the content and the template together to produce webpages.
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* Your template, which controls the design and presentation of your content and modules (such as fonts, colors and layout).
No more HTML pages to store, update, link together and then upload to your server. <noinclude>[[Category:Landing subpages|{{PAGENAME}}]]</noinclude>
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Joomla! is the software that bring the content, modules and template together to produce webpages dynamically. No more HTML pages to store, update, link together and then upload to your server.<noinclude>[[Category:Landing subpages|{{PAGENAME}}]]</noinclude>
 
<noinclude>[[Category:Landing subpages|{{PAGENAME}}]]</noinclude>
 
<noinclude>[[Category:Landing subpages|{{PAGENAME}}]]</noinclude>

Revision as of 17:46, 17 August 2013

As someone who has not used Joomla! before, you need to know how to get started. Maybe you have a friend or a neighbour who uses Joomla! and you want a Joomla! web site of your very own. Maybe you have a small business or a club or a community that needs a web presence, and you want to use Joomla! for that purpose. Maybe you are a seasoned Information Technology professional, but you have never Joomla! before. If so, you are just starting a very enjoyable journey and we warmly welcome you to Joomla!

What is Joomla?

Joomla! is a CMS(Content Management System) that lets you...

...make and update web pages easily.

As a simplified explanation, think of a Joomla! website dynamically bringing together three elements.

  • Your content, which is stored in a database and called articles.
  • Modules, additional pieces of special content also stored in a database.
  • Your template, which controls the design and presentation of your content and modules (such as fonts, colors and layout).

Joomla! is the software that bring the content, modules and template together to produce webpages dynamically. No more HTML pages to store, update, link together and then upload to your server.