Post-installation Messages for Joomla CMS

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The Post-installation Messages shows a variety of messages useful to the site Administrator.

How to Access[edit]

  • Select the Post-installation Messages icon in any Administrator list screen Title bar. The icon is disabled in Edit screens.



Form Fields[edit]

  • Showing messages for. Joomla CMS is the only option at the moment.


There are a number of message panels, each with a Hide this message button to select when you no longer wish to see a message. A hidden message can be restored - see the Toolbar section below.

  • Stats Collection in Joomla. Information on how Statistics on your site are used.
  • Welcome to Joomla! Some resources you may find helpful.
  • Two Factor Authentication is Available. Information on enhanced security.

Release News[edit]

  • Release News. A list of Stable and Beta releases.


At the top of the page you will see the toolbar shown in the Screenshot above. The functions are:

  • Hide All Messages. Select this button to hide the messages in the left panel. The messages are replaced by a box that says You have read all the messages. There is a Reset Messages button that restores the unread messages, including the individually hidden messages.
  • Options. Opens the Options window where settings such as default parameters can be edited.
  • Help. Opens this help screen.