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==readme.txt==
 
==readme.txt==
 
'''1- What is this?'''
 
'''1- What is this?'''
*This is a Joomla installation/upgrade file for version 1.6.x
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*This is a Joomla! installation/upgrade file for version 1.6.x
*For this specific version changed files see the changelog: http://www.joomla.org/about-joomla/ ...changelog.html
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*For this version specific changed files see the Changelog: http://www.joomla.org/about-joomla/ ...changelog.html (needs a link for 1.6 changelog)
Official site at: http://www.joomla.org
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Joomla! Official site: http://www.joomla.org
  
  
 
'''2- What is Joomla?'''
 
'''2- What is Joomla?'''
*Joomla it's a content management system (CMS).
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*Joomla it's a Content Management System (CMS).
*It's a free and OpenSource software, distributed by the GNU General Public License version 2 or later
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*It's a free and OpenSource software, distributed under the GNU General Public License version 2 or later
 
*This is a simple and powerful web server application and it requires a server with PHP and MySQL to run it. More details here:  
 
*This is a simple and powerful web server application and it requires a server with PHP and MySQL to run it. More details here:  
 
http://www.joomla.org/about-joomla.html
 
http://www.joomla.org/about-joomla.html
*See Features Overview - http://www.joomla.org/core-features.html
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*See Features Overview - http://docs.joomla.org/Joomla_1.6_Core_Features (as in http://www.joomla.org/core-features.html)
*Try out our online demo: http://demo.joomla.org/
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*Try out our online demo: http://demo.joomla.org/ (needs a new link to 1.6 demo)
  
  
 
'''3- Is Joomla for you?'''
 
'''3- Is Joomla for you?'''
*Joomla its the right solution for any web project:  http://www.joomla.org/about-joomla/ ...is-it-for-me.html  [Part is already here http://www.joomla.org/about-joomla/ ]
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*Joomla its the right solution for any content web project:  http://docs.joomla.org/Joomla_Is_it_for-me?
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''Part is already here http://www.joomla.org/about-joomla/''
  
  
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*The Translations Working Group maintains a repository of accredited language packs:
 
*The Translations Working Group maintains a repository of accredited language packs:
 
http://community.joomla.org/translations.html
 
http://community.joomla.org/translations.html
 
  
 
'''5- Learn Joomla!'''
 
'''5- Learn Joomla!'''
*Read Getting Started with Joomla to find out the basics: http://www.joomla.org/about-joomla/getting-started.html
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*Read Getting Started with Joomla to find out the basics: http://docs.joomla.org/Joomla_1.6_Getting_Started (as in http://www.joomla.org/about-joomla/getting-started.html
*Before install, read the beginners guide: http://docs.joomla.org/Beginners
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*Before installing, read the beginners guide: http://docs.joomla.org/Joomla_1.6_Beginners_Guide (as in http://docs.joomla.org/Beginners )
  
  
 
'''6- What are the limits of Joomla?'''
 
'''6- What are the limits of Joomla?'''
 
*Joomla sites can be extended in functionalities with extensions that you can create to suite your needs
 
*Joomla sites can be extended in functionalities with extensions that you can create to suite your needs
*There are lots of ready made extensions that you can download.
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*There are lots of ready made extensions that you can download and install.
*See Joomla Extensions Directory (JED): http://extensions.joomla.org/
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*See the Joomla! Extensions Directory (JED): http://extensions.joomla.org
  
  
 
'''7- Is it easy to change the layout display?'''
 
'''7- Is it easy to change the layout display?'''
 
*The layout its controlled by templates that you can edit.
 
*The layout its controlled by templates that you can edit.
*Joomla Template Tutorial - http://docs.joomla.org/Joomla!_1.5_Template_Tutorial
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*Joomla Template Tutorial - http://docs.joomla.org/Joomla_1.6_Template_Tutorial (as in http://docs.joomla.org/Joomla!_1.5_Template_Tutorial )
 
*There are lots of ready made templates that you can download
 
*There are lots of ready made templates that you can download
*See the Joomla Templates Directory: http:// templates .joomla.org/
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*See the Joomla Templates Directory: http:// templates .joomla.org
  
  
 
'''8- Ready to install Joomla?'''
 
'''8- Ready to install Joomla?'''
*See minimum requirements here: http://www.joomla.org/about-joomla/technical-requirements.html
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*See minimum requirements here: http://docs.joomla.org/Joomla_1.6_technical_requirements (as in http://www.joomla.org/about-joomla/technical-requirements.html)
*You should start your Joomla experience building your site at a local test server
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*You should start your Joomla experience building your site at a local test server.
(and yes, you could move it later to an online hosting site)
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When ready it can be moved to an online hosting account.
See the URL: http://www.joomla.org/about-joomla/ .... first-install.html
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See the URL: http://docs.joomla.org/Joomla_1.6_First_install
  
  
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'''10- Where can you get support and help?'''
 
'''10- Where can you get support and help?'''
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*FAQ
 
*Find help and other users. - http://www.joomla.org/about-joomla/create-and-share.html
 
*Find help and other users. - http://www.joomla.org/about-joomla/create-and-share.html
 
*Joomla Resources Directory (JRD) - http://resources.joomla.org/tos.html
 
*Joomla Resources Directory (JRD) - http://resources.joomla.org/tos.html
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*Move to the 1.6 experience [Tag line for 1.6 here!]
 
*Move to the 1.6 experience [Tag line for 1.6 here!]
 
*Joomla! 1.6 Overview - http://www.joomla.org/announcements/release-news/4483-joomla-15-overview.html
 
*Joomla! 1.6 Overview - http://www.joomla.org/announcements/release-news/4483-joomla-15-overview.html
*What are the main differences from 1.5 to 1.6? [[http://docs.joomla.org/Joomla_license]]
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*What are the main differences from 1.5 to 1.6? http://docs.joomla.org/Joomla_license
*Migrating from 1.5.x to 1.6? Tutorial: [[http://docs.joomla.org/Tutorial:Migrating_from_Joomla_1.5_to_Joomla_1.6]]
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*Migrating from 1.5.x to 1.6? Tutorial: http://docs.joomla.org/Tutorial:Migrating_from_Joomla_1.5_to_Joomla_1.6
*How to migrate a static HTMl site to Joomla 1.6
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*Convert an existing Web site to Joomla - http://docs.joomla.org/How_to_Convert_an_existing_Web_site_to_a_Joomla!_Web_site
 
*Convert an existing Web site to Joomla - http://docs.joomla.org/How_to_Convert_an_existing_Web_site_to_a_Joomla!_Web_site
  
  
 
Get Involved! Joomla its a community developed software, not owned by a corporation.
 
Get Involved! Joomla its a community developed software, not owned by a corporation.
 
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*Join the Joomla community at http://www.joomla.org
Join the Joomla community at http://www.joomla.org
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<noinclude>[[Category:Joomla_1.6]]</noinclude>
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[[Category:Joomla! 1.6]]

Revision as of 12:44, 8 May 2010

Draft: This page shows the content for the readme.txt file to be distributed inside Joomla! 1.6 full packs

readme.txt

1- What is this?

  • This is a Joomla! installation/upgrade file for version 1.6.x
  • For this version specific changed files see the Changelog: http://www.joomla.org/about-joomla/ ...changelog.html (needs a link for 1.6 changelog)

Joomla! Official site: http://www.joomla.org


2- What is Joomla?

  • Joomla it's a Content Management System (CMS).
  • It's a free and OpenSource software, distributed under the GNU General Public License version 2 or later
  • This is a simple and powerful web server application and it requires a server with PHP and MySQL to run it. More details here:

http://www.joomla.org/about-joomla.html


3- Is Joomla for you?

Part is already here http://www.joomla.org/about-joomla/


4- How to Find a Joomla! Translation?

  • The Translations Working Group maintains a repository of accredited language packs:

http://community.joomla.org/translations.html

5- Learn Joomla!


6- What are the limits of Joomla?

  • Joomla sites can be extended in functionalities with extensions that you can create to suite your needs
  • There are lots of ready made extensions that you can download and install.
  • See the Joomla! Extensions Directory (JED): http://extensions.joomla.org


7- Is it easy to change the layout display?


8- Ready to install Joomla?

When ready it can be moved to an online hosting account. See the URL: http://docs.joomla.org/Joomla_1.6_First_install


9- Updates are free!


10- Where can you get support and help?


11- Already have a site but its not built with Joomla 1.6 ?


Get Involved! Joomla its a community developed software, not owned by a corporation.


Copyright (C) 2005 - 2010 Open Source Matters. All rights reserved.

GNU General Public License version 2 or later; see License at [[1]]



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Notes:

  • Some links are only displayed to point to similar pages already created for Joomla 1.5 until the final version of this page
  • In the final version, every links to content pages should point to Joomla docs (need to create several pages)
  • Links must be typed as external links to allow simple copy past when updating the readme.txt file
  • Special formats will be lost when text will be pasted to a txt file.

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