Mar 31, 2011 Current Users

Where is the Static Content Item?

In Joomla! versions prior to 1.5 there were separate processes for creating a Static Content Item and normal Content Items. The processes...
Mar 31, 2011 Current Users

Where did the Mambots go?

Mambots have been renamed as Plugins. Mambots were introduced in Mambo and offered possibilities to add plug-in logic to your site mainly...
Mar 31, 2011 Current Users

Where did the Installers go?

The improved Installer can be found under the Extensions Menu. With versions prior to Joomla! 1.5 you needed to select a specific Extension...
Mar 31, 2011 The CMS

What’s New in 1.5?

In Joomla! 1.5, you'll notice: Substantially improved usability, manageability, and scalability far beyond the original...
Mar 31, 2011 Languages

What is the purpose of the collation selection in the installation screen?

The collation option determines the way ordering in the database is done. In languages that use special characters, for instance the German...
Mar 31, 2011 General

What is the FTP layer for?

The FTP Layer allows file operations (such as installing Extensions or updating the main configuration file) without having to make all the...
Mar 31, 2011 New to Joomla!

What is the difference between Archiving and Trashing an Article?

When you Archive an Article, the content is put into a state which removes it from your site as published content. The Article is still...
Mar 31, 2011 General

What is an Uncategorised Article?

Most Articles will be assigned to a Section and Category. In many cases, you might not know where you want it to appear so put the Article...
Mar 31, 2011 Current Users

What happened to the locale setting?

This is now defined in the Language .xml file in the Language metadata settings. If you are having locale problems such as dates do not...
Mar 31, 2011 General

What are the requirements to run Joomla! 1.5?

Joomla! runs on the PHP pre-processor. PHP comes in many flavours, for a lot of operating systems. Beside PHP you will need a Web server....