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The '''Site''' [[application]], also known as the Front-end, is the main part of a Joomla website. This is where the general traffic occurs: when a visitor uses your site, he will be using the Site application.
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The '''Site''' [[application]], also known as the ''Front-end'', is the main part of a Joomla website. This is where the general traffic occurs: when a visitor uses your site, he will be using the Site application. You can manipulate this (add/remove [[content]], [[Switching templates|switch templates]] etc.) from the [[Administrator (Application)|Administrator application]]. Users with appropriate [[:Category:Access Control|access levels]] will also be able to edit some aspects of the site from the Front-end.
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The Site application is implemented in the [[JSite]] class, which is a subclass of the generic [[JApplication]]. The JSite object can be retrieved in all versions that support JSite using the following code. The variable <code>$app</code> will be a JSite object when this code is run in the Site application.
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<source lang="php">$app = JFactory::getApplication();</source>
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[[File:Home page example.png|frame|none|An example Home Page, the first page of the Site application]]
 
<noinclude>[[Category:Application]][[Category:Landing Pages]]</noinclude>
 
<noinclude>[[Category:Application]][[Category:Landing Pages]]</noinclude>

Revision as of 15:52, 20 June 2011

The Site application, also known as the Front-end, is the main part of a Joomla website. This is where the general traffic occurs: when a visitor uses your site, he will be using the Site application. You can manipulate this (add/remove content, switch templates etc.) from the Administrator application. Users with appropriate access levels will also be able to edit some aspects of the site from the Front-end.

The Site application is implemented in the JSite class, which is a subclass of the generic JApplication. The JSite object can be retrieved in all versions that support JSite using the following code. The variable $app will be a JSite object when this code is run in the Site application.

$app = JFactory::getApplication();
An example Home Page, the first page of the Site application