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1- What is this?
* This is a Joomla! installation/upgrade package to version 1.6.x
* Joomla! Official site:
* Joomla 1.6 version history -
* Detailed changes in the Changelog:
2- What is Joomla?
* Joomla it's a Content Management System (CMS) which enables you to build Web sites and powerful online applications.
* It's a free and OpenSource software, distributed under the GNU General Public License version 2 or later
* This is a simple and powerful web server application and it requires a server with PHP and MySQL to run it.
More details here:
3- Is Joomla for you?
* Joomla its the right solution for any content web project:
* See Features -
* Try out our online demo:
4- How to find a Joomla! translation?
* Joomla speak your language:
* Repository of accredited language packs:
5- Learn Joomla!
* Read Getting Started with Joomla to find out the basics:
* Before installing, read the beginners guide:
* Joomla! 1.6 User Manual:
6- What are the limits of Joomla?
* Joomla sites can be extended in functionalities with Extensions that you can create to suite your needs.
* There are lots of ready made extensions that you can download and install.
* See the Joomla! Extensions Directory (JED):
7- Is it easy to change the layout display?
* The layout its controlled by templates that you can edit.
* Joomla Template Tutorial -
* There are lots of ready made templates that you can download.
8- Ready to install Joomla?
* See minimum requirements here:
* How do you install Joomla! 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:
9- Updates are free!
* Always use the latest version:
10- Where can you get support and help?
* FAQ Frequently Asked Questions:
* Find the information you need:
* Find help and other users:
* Post questions at our forums:
* Joomla Resources Directory (JRD):
11- Already have a site but its not built with Joomla 1.6 ?
* Joomla! 1.6 Overview:
* What's new in Joomla 1.6 -
* What are the main differences from 1.5 to 1.6? Table of contents:
* How to migrate from 1.5.x to 1.6? Tutorial:
* Upgrade Instructions:
* Convert an existing Web site to Joomla -!_Web_site
12- Do you want to improve Joomla?
* How do you request a feature?
* How do you report a bug?
* Get Involved: Joomla! its a community developed software. Join the community at
* Are you a Developer?
* Are you a Web designer?
* Copyright (C) 2005 - 2011 Open Source Matters. All rights reserved.
* Credits:
* Distributed under the GNU General Public License version 2 or later
* See Licenses details at