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Joomla! 1.5 Site Blueprints by Timi Ogunjobi

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Trim off sample data

When you are installing Joomla! 1.5 from the Full Package, you are given the option to also install the sample data. If you have chosen this option, you will find that your website has been preloaded with sample sections, categories, articles, and modules. Even though they could make your work faster, much of this data is actually superfluous and may even confuse you.

To prune the sample data, visit the Article Manager page from the Administration Control Panel, and feel safe to trash all of the 43 sample articles that you will find there. You must complete the deletion by navigating to the article Trash Manager from Content | Article Trash from the top toolbar. After this you can go to the Category Manager from the Control ...

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