Joomla! is an easy to use CMS tool, which allows you to create a website with practically no design or programing skills. To start a Joomla site, you need to sign up for a hosting account and have Joomla CMS installed. At www.Philmorehost.com you can get a free professional Joomla installation with your Joomla Hosting account.
Logging into the Joomla admin area
After having Joomla 1.5 installed on your account, you can begin adding your content. In this example we’ll assume that your domain is your_domain_name.com. Thus the Joomla’s admin panel will be accessible at:
To log in to your Joomla admin area, enter your login information in the Joomla! Administration Login screen:
Creating articles in Joomla
Before building your first article, let’s remove all default articles to avoid confusion. For this purpose go back to Content > Article Manager from the top admin menu.
Then select all articles by checking the first radio button in the column and click on the [Trash] button from the top admin menu.
Title: About us
Alias: (leave it blank)
Published: Yes (If the article is not published, it will not be shown to your visitors. It will remain only as a draft.)
Frontpage: Yes (This will allow it to appear on the first page of your site.)
In the main text field write some information about your company…
Step 3. You can also insert your company’s logo. For this purpose click on the image icon at the bottom of the page:
The logo’s position in the article can be easily adjusted by dragging the image.
Step 6. The last step is to save this article by clicking on the [Save] button.