1- What is this? * This is a Joomla! installation/upgrade package to version 1.6.x * Joomla! Official site: http://www.joomla.

org * Joomla 1.6 version history - http://docs.joomla.org/Joomla_1.6_version_his tory * Detailed changes in the Changelog: http://joomlacode.org/gf/project/joomla /scmsvn/?action=browse&path=/development/trunk/administrator/&view=log 2- What is Joomla? * Joomla it's a Content Management System (CMS) which enables you to build W eb sites and powerful online applications. * It's a free and OpenSource software, distributed under the GNU General Pub lic License version 2 or later * This is a simple and powerful web server application and it requires a ser ver with PHP and MySQL to run it. More details here: http://www.joomla.org/about-joomla.html 3- Is Joomla for you? * Joomla its the right solution for any content web project: http://docs.joo mla.org/Joomla_Is_it_for-me%3F * See Features - http://docs.joomla.org/Joomla_1.6_Core_Features * Try out our online demo: http://demo.joomla.org/ 4- How to find a Joomla! translation? * Joomla speak your language: http://docs.joomla.org/Joomla_and_languages/tr anslations * Repository of accredited language packs: http://community.joomla.org/trans lations.html 5- Learn Joomla! * Read Getting Started with Joomla to find out the basics: http://docs.jooml a.org/Joomla_1.6_Getting_Started * Before installing, read the beginners guide: http://docs.joomla.org/Joomla _1.6_Beginners * Joomla! 1.6 User Manual: http://docs.joomla.org/Manual_1_6 6- What are the limits of Joomla? * Joomla sites can be extended in functionalities with Extensions that you c an create to suite your needs. * There are lots of ready made extensions that you can download and install. * See the Joomla! Extensions Directory (JED): http://extensions.joomla.org 7- Is * * rial * it easy to change the layout display? The layout its controlled by templates that you can edit. Joomla Template Tutorial - http://docs.joomla.org/Joomla_1.6_Template_Tuto There are lots of ready made templates that you can download.

8- Ready to install Joomla? * See minimum requirements here: http://docs.joomla.org/Joomla_1.6_technical _requirements * How do you install Joomla! 1.6? - http://docs.joomla.org/How_to_install_Jo omla_1.6 * Start your Joomla experience building your site with a local test server. When ready it can be moved to an on-line hosting account of your choice. See the tutorial: http://docs.joomla.org/Tutorial:Joomla_Local_install 9- Updates are free! * Always use the latest version: http://www.joomla.org/download.html

org/Upgrade_Instructions * Convert an existing Web site to Joomla .joomla.Do you want to improve Joomla? * How do you request a feature? http://docs.5_to_Joomla_1.6? Table of contents: http://d ocs.joomla.6 . Join the communi ty at http://www.org/Web_designers Copyright: * Copyright (C) 2005 .Where can you get support and help? * FAQ Frequently Asked Questions: http://docs. All rights reserved.joomla.org/tos.org/Joomla_1.6 * What are the main differences from 1.10.html * Post questions at our forums: http://forum.org/Start_here * Find help and other users: http://www.joomla.5.org/How_do_you_request_a_ feature%3F * How do you report a bug? http://docs.6 ? * Joomla! 1.joomla.http://docs.org/What%27s_new_in_Joomla_1 .joomla.6 * Upgrade Instructions: http://docs.joomla.joomla.org * Are you a Developer? http://docs.org/Tutoria l:Migrating_from_Joomla_1.2011 Open Source Matters.6_Overview * What's new in Joomla 1.6 Overview: http://docs.http://docs.joomla.html 11.org/Category:FAQ * Find the information you need: http://docs.org/Differences_from_Joomla_1.joomla.joomla.6 * How to migrate from 1.joomla.org/Developers * Are you a Web designer? http://docs.joomla.org/about-joomla/create-and-s hare.joomla.org/Joomla_1.org * Joomla Resources Directory (JRD): http://resources.org/Joomla_Licenses .org/How_do_you_report_a_bug%3F * Get Involved: Joomla! its a community developed software.Already have a site but its not built with Joomla 1.joomla.org/How_to_Con vert_an_existing_Web_site_to_a_Joomla!_Web_site 12.5_to_Joomla_1.6? Tutorial: http://docs.joomla.x to 1.joomla.joomla.6_Credits * Distributed under the GNU General Public License version 2 or later * See Licenses details at http://docs.5 to 1. * Credits: http://docs.

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