A friend told me to use this Joomla to set up my own website. Truth is I have no idea how to start with it. I have some html, css, php knowledge but never had to use a CMS before and specifically Joomla.

Searching around, I usually find resources that seem more advanced for me to get me started.

Can someone point me to resources about the basics of using Joomla?


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Here are some helpful resources for beginners and Joomla newbies.

(for developers tutorials go: Joomla 3.x extension development tutorial for a beginner developer)

Joomla Docs

3rd Party

2020 Update:

Joomla Learning/Support Sites



To complement, there are two areas in which at some point will have to review due to the importance with the creation and administration of sites:

  • just noticed your attribution - these are good additions
    – FFrewin
    Nov 25, 2016 at 15:04

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