Hello everyone , welcome back in another tutorial of Joomla series.
In last tutorial , we have learnt to install the latest version of Joomla in our system and setup all basic configuration for administration and in this tutorial we are going for Joomla Control Panel Overview in which we will understand the all basic components of Joomla control panel step by step.So, let’s start it..
Basically Control panel provides us such type of features and functions which are useful for making a Joomla website .
Take a glimpse of Joomla control panel :
In this section there are four things listed as shown below..
1.New Articles :
This section provides you the features to create a new article.When you will click on this tab , you will get a page with Joomla editor where you can write your article.
This provides the features to upload media files in your article. Once you completed the content , you can preview it and then can publish it .
When you click on this tab , basically it will list the all articles which you have created and give the facilities to edit them .
When you will click on this tab , it will list the all created categories and according to these categories you can easily find out those articles which are related to any selected category.
This is a great feature of Joomla which provides you to add media files like images,videos etcs…in your articles.
The feature of much similar to WordPress.You can here upload media files from your local computer or can choose the option of drag&drop.
This provides you the feature of structuring the look of your website means where menus will be structured , which pages will be in menus etcs…There are two sections in the structure as follows:
When you click on this tab , it gives you the list of all created menus and from here you can create new menus and publish them.You can put pages , posts in these menus.
Modules are basically used for manages the modules such as location and function of these modules.
In this section , you will get the information of all existing users. You can manage the information of users , can delete the users, changing passwords , date & time etcs…
As the name clears “Global” means any changes in this section will affect the entire website.It provides you to setting related to articles,media,users,menus , modules etcs…
It provides the managing tools for template which is used in your website.
This section provides you to manage the installed language by setting the default language for your site.
In this section , you will get the feature of installing extensions.There are so many different type of extensions in Joomla which provides you to add extra functionality in your website.
Install Extensions :
To install extension , you need to click on Install extension option to add new extension and to manage the other installed extensions.
In this section , you will get the information of maintenance of your Joomla site that is it up to date or not , your extensions are up to date or not etcs…