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Now that you have a working Joomla! site, you will want to start filling it with your own content and making it look just the way you want. Before doing that, it is a good idea to learn more about how to work with Joomla!. There are a number of very useful resources to help you with this.
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Once you have a working Joomla! site, you will want to start filling it with your own content and making it look just the way you want. Before doing that, it is a good idea to learn more about how to work with Joomla!. There are a number of very useful resources to help you with this.
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* Learn Joomla! terminology by browsing the [[Glossary]].  
  
One way is to learn by [http://community.joomla.org/august-2008/article/522-introductory-learning-joomla-using-sample-data.html working with the sample data].
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*'''[[Getting Started with Joomla!]]''' is a tutorial series with '''hands-on instructions''' to introduce Joomla! to people who have not previously used it. It explains techniques step by step using screenshots.
  
There is also a very nice beginners visual guide to getting started with Joomla! 1.5 here: [http://help.joomla.org/files/VisualGuide15.pdf Learn Joomla! 1.5 Fast!] [http://www.scribd.com/doc/16125978/Visual-Guide-15 Scribd] (PDF 1.3Mb) written by Saurabh Bhide.
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*One way is to learn by [http://community.joomla.org/august-2008/article/522-introductory-learning-joomla-using-sample-data.html working with the sample data] which can be installed when when installing Joomla!
  
The [http://help.joomla.org/ghop/feb2008/task048/joomla_15_quickstart.pdf Joomla! v 1.5 Quick Start Guide] [http://www.scribd.com/doc/2299418/Joomla-15-Quickstart Scribd], written by [[GHOP students/Kevin Hayne|Kevin Hayne]]. As you read the guide, walk through the [http://help.joomla.org/ghop/feb2008/task167/index.html video accompaniment] created by [[GHOP students/Michael Casha|Michael Casha]].
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*There is also a very nice beginners visual guide to getting started with Joomla! 1.5 here: [http://help.joomla.org/files/VisualGuide15.pdf Learn Joomla! 1.5 Fast!] or also available on [http://www.scribd.com/doc/16125978/Visual-Guide-15 Scribd] (PDF 1.3Mb) written by Saurabh Bhide.
  
For support as you are learning, you can ask questions in the forums.
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*The [http://help.joomla.org/ghop/feb2008/task048/joomla_15_quickstart.pdf Joomla! v 1.5 Quick Start Guide] [http://www.scribd.com/doc/2299418/Joomla-15-Quickstart Scribd], written by [[GHOP students/Kevin Hayne|Kevin Hayne]]. As you read the guide, walk through the [http://help.joomla.org/ghop/feb2008/task167/index.html video accompaniment] created by [[GHOP students/Michael Casha|Michael Casha]].
*[[jforum:428|New to Joomla 1.5! forum]] for Joomla! {{JVer|1.5}}
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<noinclude>[[Category:Landing subpages|{{PAGENAME}}]]</noinclude>
*[[jforum:615|New to Joomla 2.5! forum]] for Joomla! {{JVer|2.5}}
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*[[jforum:706|New to Joomla 3.x! forum]] for Joomla! {{JVer|3.x}}
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The [http://demo.joomla.org/ Joomla! Demo site] is a good place to try out many of these features if you have not yet done an installation.<noinclude>[[Category:Landing subpages|{{PAGENAME}}]]</noinclude>
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Latest revision as of 15:31, 15 September 2013

Once you have a working Joomla! site, you will want to start filling it with your own content and making it look just the way you want. Before doing that, it is a good idea to learn more about how to work with Joomla!. There are a number of very useful resources to help you with this.

  • Learn Joomla! terminology by browsing the Glossary.
  • Getting Started with Joomla! is a tutorial series with hands-on instructions to introduce Joomla! to people who have not previously used it. It explains techniques step by step using screenshots.
  • There is also a very nice beginners visual guide to getting started with Joomla! 1.5 here: Learn Joomla! 1.5 Fast! or also available on Scribd (PDF 1.3Mb) written by Saurabh Bhide.