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About Joomla

What is Joomla?

Joomla is an award-winning content management system (CMS), which enables you to build Web sites and powerful online applications. Many aspects, including its ease-of-use and extensibility, have made Joomla the most popular Web site software available. Best of all, Joomla is an open source solution that is freely available to everyone.

With millions of websites running on Joomla, the software is used by individuals, small & medium-sized businesses, and large organizations worldwide to easily create & build a variety of websites & web-enabled applications.

What Joomla! can do?

Joomla is used all over the world to power Web sites of all shapes and sizes. For example:

  • Corporate Web sites or portals
  • Corporate intranets and extranets
  • Online magazines, newspapers, and publications
  • E-commerce and online reservations
  • Government applications
  • Small business Web sites
  • Non-profit and organizational Web sites
  • Community-based portals
  • School and church Web sites
  • Personal or family homepages

Site and Administrator

Your site actually has two separate sites. The site (also called the front end) is what visitors to your site will see. The administrator (also called the back end) is only used by people managing your site. You can access the administrator by clicking the "Site Administrator" link on the "This Site" menu or by adding /administrator to the end of you domain name.

Log in to the administrator using the username and password created during the installation of Joomla.

Learn More

There is much more to learn about how to use Joomla! to create the web site you envision. You can learn much more at the Joomla! documentation site and on the Joomla! forums.

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Module Variations

There are 7 stylistic module class suffixes that add unique style variations to each module: box1-3 and title1-4.

Enter any available suffixes at Extensions → Module Manager → Module → Module Class Suffix.

You can compound multiple suffixes together such as box1 title3.

Module Positions

Top

A B C D E F

Header

A B C D E F

Drawer

Fullwidth

Showcase

A B C D E F

Feature

A B C D E F

Utility

A B C D E F

Breadcrumb

MainTop

A B C D E F

Content Top

A B C

Mainbody

Content Bottom

A B C

Sidebar

A B C
 

MainBottom

A B C D E F

Extension

A B C D E F

Bottom

A B C D E F

Footer

A B C D E F

Copyright

A B C D E F

Debug

Analytics

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