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This page shows the content for the ''readme.txt'' file to be distributed inside every Joomla! 1.6 packs
  
 
==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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*Joomla! Official site: http://www.joomla.org
Official site at: http://www.joomla.org
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*Joomla 1.6 version history - http://docs.joomla.org/Joomla_1.6_version_history
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*Detailed changes in the Changelog: http://joomlacode.org/gf/project/joomla/scmsvn/?action=browse&path=/development/trunk/administrator/&view=log
  
  
 
'''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) which enables you to build Web sites and powerful online applications.
*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
 
*Try out our online demo: http://demo.joomla.org/
 
  
  
 
'''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%3F
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*See Features - http://docs.joomla.org/Joomla_1.6_Core_Features
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*Try out our online demo: http://demo.joomla.org/ (needs a new link to 1.6 demo)
  
  
'''4- How to Find a Joomla! Translation?'''
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'''4- How to find a Joomla! translation?'''
*The Translations Working Group maintains a repository of accredited language packs:
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*Joomla speak your language: http://docs.joomla.org/Joomla_and_languages/translations
http://community.joomla.org/translations.html
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*Repository of accredited language packs: 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
*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
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*Joomla! 1.6 User Manual: http://docs.joomla.org/Manual_1_6
  
  
 
'''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
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*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
*There are lots of ready made templates that you can download
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*There are lots of ready made templates that you can download.
*See the Joomla Templates Directory: http:// templates .joomla.org/
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'''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
*You should start your Joomla experience building your site at a local test server
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*How do you install Joomla! 1.6? - http://docs.joomla.org/How_to_install_Joomla_1.6
(and yes, you could move it later to an online hosting site)
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*Start your Joomla experience building your site with a local test server.
See the URL: http://www.joomla.org/about-joomla/ .... first-install.html
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When ready it can be moved to an on-line hosting account of your choice.
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See the tutorial: http://docs.joomla.org/Tutorial:Joomla_Local_install
  
  
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'''10- Where can you get support and help?'''
 
'''10- Where can you get support and help?'''
*Find help and other users. - http://www.joomla.org/about-joomla/create-and-share.html
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*FAQ Frequently Asked Questions: http://docs.joomla.org/Category:FAQ
*Joomla Resources Directory (JRD) - http://resources.joomla.org/tos.html
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*Find the information you need: http://docs.joomla.org/Start_here
*Feel free to post questions at our forums: http://forum.joomla.org
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*Find help and other users: http://www.joomla.org/about-joomla/create-and-share.html
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*Post questions at our forums: http://forum.joomla.org
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*Joomla Resources Directory (JRD): http://resources.joomla.org/tos.html
  
  
 
'''11- Already have a site but its not built with Joomla 1.6 ?'''
 
'''11- Already have a site but its not built with Joomla 1.6 ?'''
*Move to the 1.6 experience [Tag line for 1.6 here!]
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*Joomla! 1.6 Overview: http://docs.joomla.org/Joomla_1.6_Overview
*Joomla! 1.6 Overview - http://www.joomla.org/announcements/release-news/4483-joomla-15-overview.html
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*What's new in Joomla 1.6 - http://docs.joomla.org/What%27s_new_in_Joomla_1.6
*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? Table of contents: http://docs.joomla.org/Differences_from_Joomla_1.5_to_Joomla_1.6
*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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*How to migrate 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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*Upgrade Instructions: http://docs.joomla.org/Upgrade_Instructions
 
*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.
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'''12- Do you want to improve Joomla?'''
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*How do you request a feature? http://docs.joomla.org/How_do_you_request_a_feature%3F
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*How do you report a bug? http://docs.joomla.org/How_do_you_report_a_bug%3F
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*Get Involved: Joomla! its a community developed software. Join the community at http://www.joomla.org
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*Are you a Developer? http://docs.joomla.org/Developers
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*Are you a Web designer? http://docs.joomla.org/Web_designers
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Join the Joomla community at http://www.joomla.org
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'''Copyright:'''
 
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*Copyright (C) 2005 - 2010 Open Source Matters. All rights reserved.
 
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*Credits: http://docs.joomla.org/Joomla_1.6_Credits
Copyright (C) 2005 - 2010 Open Source Matters. All rights reserved.
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*Distributed under the GNU General Public License version 2 or later
 
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*See Licenses details at http://docs.joomla.org/Joomla_Licenses
GNU General Public License version 2 or later; see License at [[http://docs.joomla.org/Joomla_License]]
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''Notes:''
 
''Notes:''
*Some links are only displayed to point to similar pages already created for Joomla 1.5 until the final version of this page
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*Links must be typed as external links to allow simple copy/past when updating the readme.txt file
*In the final version, every links to content pages should point to Joomla docs (need to create several pages)
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*Links must be typed as external links to allow simple copy past when updating the readme.txt file
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*Special formats will be lost when text will be pasted to a txt file.
 
*Special formats will be lost when text will be pasted to a txt file.
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*Links to content pages should point to Joomla docs to make it a standard view
  
''This will be cleaned up soon''
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[[Category:Joomla! 1.6]]
 
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[[Category:Version_1.6_FAQ]]
<noinclude>[[Category:Joomla_1.6]]</noinclude>
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This page shows the content for the readme.txt file to be distributed inside every Joomla! 1.6 packs

readme.txt

1- What is this?


2- What is Joomla?

  • Joomla it's a Content Management System (CMS) which enables you to build Web sites and powerful online applications.
  • 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?


4- How to find a Joomla! translation?


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 on-line hosting account of your choice. See the tutorial: http://docs.joomla.org/Tutorial:Joomla_Local_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 ?


12- Do you want to improve Joomla?


Copyright:



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Notes:

  • 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.
  • Links to content pages should point to Joomla docs to make it a standard view