Joomla! Tutorials and More
After you upgrade from Joomla! 1.5 to 1.7, the old template of Joomla! 1.5 can not be used anymore and you have to reinstall the template is compatible with the new version of Joomla. But if you want to use your old template with Joomla! 1.7, you can try converting them to be used with Joomla! 1.7
After installation, Joomla starts out with one Super Administrator. To add or edit users, you must be at least a manager. To create admins, you must be a Super Admin. For a small organization with one web master, much of this may be unnecessary.
The Back-end of a Joomla! site is used to manage the content, appearance and functionality of the site. It is not seen by visitors to the 'Front-end' and you can only login to it if you have appropriate permissions. It is here too that the basis of a new site is created.
Joomla! 1.5 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.
Many people know from their own experience that it's not easy to install an Apache web server and it gets harder if you want to add MySQL, PHP and Perl. XAMPP is an easy to install Apache distribution containing MySQL, PHP and Perl. XAMPP is really very easy to install and to use - just download, extract and start.
Using the Menu Manager you can copy a menu by clicking the Copy toolbar button. When you want to create a copy of a menu just select it and click the Copy toolbar button and the following screen will be displayed.
Joomla extensions are components, modules plugins, templates or languages that extends your Joomla! installation. They come included in Joomla core or can be provided from 3rd party developer. All extensions are installed through the extension manager.