AllÂ components also are used in the administrator area of your website. In addition to the ones listed here, there are components in the administrator that do not have direct front end displays, but do help shape your site. The most important ones for most users are
The media manager component lets you upload and insert images into content throughout your site. Optionally, you can enable the flash uploader which will allow you to to upload multiple images. Help
The extensions manager lets you install, update, uninstall and manage all of your extensions. The extensions manager has been extensively redesigned for Joomla! 1.6, although the core install and uninstall functionality remains the same as in Joomla 1.5. Help
The menu manager lets you create the menus you see displayed on your site. It also allows you to assign modules and template styles to specific menu links. Help
The global configuration is where the site administrator configures things such as whether search engine friendly urls are enabled, the site meta data (descriptive text used by search engines an indexers) and other functions. For many beginning users simply leaving the settings on default is a good way to begin, although when your site is ready for the public you will want to change the meta data to match its content. Help
The banners component provides a simple way to display a rotating image in a module and, if you wish to have advertising, a way to track the number of times an image is viewed and clicked. Help
The redirect component is used to manage broken links that produce Page Not Found (404) errors. If enabled it will allow you to redirect broken links to specific pages. It can also be used to manage migration related URL changes.Â Help
This module shows a list of the calendar months containing archived articles. After you have changed the status of an article to archived, this list will be automatically generated.Â Help
This module displays a list of categories from one parent category.Â Help
This module allows you to display the articles in a specific category. Help
This is a basic site about the beautiful and fascinating parks of Australia.
On this site you can read all about my travels to different parks, see photos, and find links to park websites.
This sample site is an example of using the core of Joomla! to create a basic website, whether a "brochure site," a personal blog, or as a way to present information on a topic you are interested in.
Read more about the site in the About Parks module.
The authentication plugins operate when users login to your site or administrator. The Joomla! authentication is in operation by default but you can enable Gmail or LDAP or install a plugin for a different system. An example is included that may be used to create a new authentication plugin.
The banner module is used to display the banners that are managed by the banners component in the site administrator. Help.
If this is your first Joomla site or your first web site, you have come to the right place. Joomla will help you get your website up and running quickly and easily.
Start off using your site by logging in using the administrator account you created when you installed Joomla!.
Breadcrumbs provide a pathway for users to navigate through the site. Help