2. Getting Started

In This Chapter

Logging In to Joomla 22

Using the Control Panel Page 25

Viewing Site Information 26

Using the Main Toolbar 28

Using the Back-End Menus 30

Modifying Global Configuration Settings 33

Performing Site Maintenance 43

Viewing System Information 45

Joomla is not hard to learn, and this book is going to let you in on a little secret: You already know most of what you need to use it. You use the web every day. You use menus to navigate pages. You enter information into forms and submit them. You upload photos and videos to share with friends and family. You know how to interact with web sites, and Joomla is a web site—two sites, actually, the back end for administration, and the front end as displayed to your users. ...

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