Tom Hutchison/Readme.txt

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1- What is this?

2- What is Joomla?

  • Joomla is 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 either MySQL, PostgreSQL, or SQL Server to run it.
More details here:

3- Is Joomla for you?

4- How to find a Joomla! translation? * Repository of accredited language packs: * Directory of non-accredited language packs (see above for accredited):

5- Learn Joomla!

6- What are the limits of Joomla?

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

7- Is it easy to change the layout display?

  • The layout is controlled by templates that you can edit.
  • There are lots of ready made templates that you can download.

8- Ready to install Joomla?

When ready it can be moved to an on-line hosting account of your choice.
See the tutorial

9- Updates are free!

10- Where can you get support and help?

11- Do you already have a Joomla site that's not built with Joomla 3.0.x ?

12- Do you want to improve Joomla?