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Using Joomla

Updated 12/12/2006

Joomla is a content management system (CMS) that is becoming increasingly popular for setting up easily maintainable web sites. Because of it's use of templates, Joomla separates web content (text and images) from look and feel (layout and graphics).

This page provides links aimed at various audiences. Choose the link below that best describes what you want to accomplish with Joomla:

I want to view pages on a Joomla-driven web site

If you merely wish to view a Joomla-driven web site you don't really need to know anything about Joomla. Just enjoy the web site!

I want to understand what Joomla is and what it can do for me

The following web sites should help you gain a basic understanding of Joomla (these links will open a new window):

Joomla allows you to quickly change the look and feel of your web site by switching templates. There are a lot of web sites that provide Joomla templates (even free ones). Here are a few to get you started (these links will open a new window):

I want to create, update, and manage web content

In addition to the links above, you should check out the following to learn how to create, update and manage web content on a Joomla-driven site (these links will open a new window):

I want to install and configure Joomla on my web site

If you want to install and configure Joomla for yourself, then in addition to the links above, you should check out the following links (these links will open a new window):