Our Joomla wiki: tutorials, features & how-to-guides

Here you'll find answers to basic Joomla questions, advice on how to achieve common tasks with Joomla and tutorials on common Joomla features. Have a question you'd like us to answer? Get in touch and we'll be happy to help!

How-To-Guides

Forms are an integral part of many websites. From the ubiquitous contact form, to login and registration forms, to … well, any other situation where you want to allow the visitor to submit data in any form.

In this article we’ll explain how to create and publish a simple form in Joomla using the extension RSForm! Pro.

Adding a Google Map to your Joomla site
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Google Maps is the world’s most popular mapping and navigation tool. Embedded Google Maps are a standard feature on many websites.

In this article we'll explain how to embed a Google Map on your Joomla site, to help your users easily find the location of your business.

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When maintaining and working on a Joomla site, occasionally you’ll need to upload and organise files and directories on your server. One of the easiest ways to achieve this is using an FTP client installed on your local computer, which makes it possible to easily access and modify your Joomla files/directories.

In this article we’ll explain the concept of FTP and help you install, connect and start using your own FTP client software.

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In many situations it can be useful to return to a previous version of your site: from an unexpected crash to accidental deletion of important data, from a hack on your site to ... the list is endless.

In this article you’ll learn how to quickly and easily restore your Joomla from a backup and get your website back online in no time!

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Keeping regular backups of your Joomla site is highly recommended. If things go wrong with your site at any point you can restore a recent backup within minutes.

In this article we’ll discuss how to make and restore a Joomla backup, both using the common extension Akeeba Backup, and manually.

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A Joomla installation contains a great deal of files and folders. Many of these are ‘behind the scenes’ and you’re unlikely to ever interact with them, however one file worth getting acquainted with and understanding is Joomla’s main configuration file.

In this article we’ll answer the most common questions about Joomla’s central configuration file, configuration.php, along with some helpful tips.

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