How to Joomla!
By default, the Joomla! template available module positions. However, in some cases you want to add some other module positions. In this tutorial we will create a module position located just below the main text of the site.
Control panel is a home page of Joomla! Administrator, where you can manage your site such as configuration settings, installing extensions (Component, Module, Plugin), create or edit the menus, the sections, the categories, the articles,...
"Localhost" refers to the local computer that a program is running on. For example, if you are running a Web browser on your computer, your computer is considered to be the "localhost." While this does not need to be specified when using a single computer, the localhost does need to be defined when running programs from multiple computers.
Joomla! CMS has recently released an update to it's heavy-weight CMS, and there is much debate as to which platform is the safest to develop with. For the last few years Joomla 1.5 has been a solid option, with loads of third-party plugins, components and modules to get Joomla to work beyond it's standard capabilities.
Joomla! allows you to create many menu, each menu is a group that contains many menu item. The menu will be displayed on the front page through the module menu. By default Joomla! already have a menu called Main Menu, you can use this menu or create other menus.
This is where you create new Modules or edit existing Modules. This screen has two links in the upper left: Site and Administrator. The Site link is selected by default. The Site link allows you to work with Modules that will be visible on your web site's Front-end. This is where you will place most of your Modules.
In Joomla!, submenus can be shown either as one menu with two or more levels or as completely separate menu modules. To show how to do this, we will step through creating a two-level menu and then see how to show it either as one large menu or as separate parent and child menus.
.htaccess is a configuration file for use on web servers running the Apache Web Server software. The .htaccess files can be used to alter the configuration of the Apache Web Server software to Enable/Disable additional functionality and features that the Apache Web Server software has to offer.