1. ian_maclennan
  2. joomla-cms


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_history
    * 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 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: http://www.joomla.org/about-joomla.html

3- Is Joomla for you?
    * Joomla its the right solution for any content web project: http://docs.joomla.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/translations
    * Repository of accredited language packs: http://community.joomla.org/translations.html

5- Learn Joomla!
    * Read Getting Started with Joomla to find out the basics: http://docs.joomla.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 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): http://extensions.joomla.org

7- Is 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_Tutorial
    * 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_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: http://docs.joomla.org/Tutorial:Joomla_Local_install

9- Updates are free!
    * Always use the latest version: http://www.joomla.org/download.html

10- Where can you get support and help?
    * FAQ Frequently Asked Questions: http://docs.joomla.org/Category:FAQ
    * Find the information you need: http://docs.joomla.org/Start_here
    * Find help and other users: http://www.joomla.org/about-joomla/create-and-share.html
    * Post questions at our forums: http://forum.joomla.org
    * Joomla Resources Directory (JRD): http://resources.joomla.org/tos.html

11- Already have a site but its not built with Joomla 1.6 ?
    * Joomla! 1.6 Overview: http://docs.joomla.org/Joomla_1.6_Overview
    * What's new in Joomla 1.6 - http://docs.joomla.org/What%27s_new_in_Joomla_1.6
    * What are the main differences from 1.5 to 1.6? Table of contents: http://docs.joomla.org/Differences_from_Joomla_1.5_to_Joomla_1.6
    * How to migrate from 1.5.x to 1.6? Tutorial: http://docs.joomla.org/Tutorial:Migrating_from_Joomla_1.5_to_Joomla_1.6
    * Upgrade Instructions: http://docs.joomla.org/Upgrade_Instructions
    * Convert an existing Web site to Joomla - http://docs.joomla.org/How_to_Convert_an_existing_Web_site_to_a_Joomla!_Web_site

12- Do you want to improve Joomla?
    * How do you request a feature? http://docs.joomla.org/How_do_you_request_a_feature%3F
    * How do you report a bug? http://docs.joomla.org/How_do_you_report_a_bug%3F
    * Get Involved: Joomla! its a community developed software. Join the community at http://www.joomla.org
    * Are you a Developer? http://docs.joomla.org/Developers
    * Are you a Web designer? http://docs.joomla.org/Web_designers

    * Copyright (C) 2005 - 2011 Open Source Matters. All rights reserved.
    * Credits: http://docs.joomla.org/Joomla_1.6_Credits
    * Distributed under the GNU General Public License version 2 or later
    * See Licenses details at http://docs.joomla.org/Joomla_Licenses