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Top 10 Joomla 1.6 End-User Improvements Over Joomla 1.5

Joomla! 1.6 TOP 10 END-USER IMPROVEMENTS OVER J! 1.5 Administration 1. Improved buttons and design 2. Time-saving features like "Save & New" and "Save as Copy" 3. More logical menu structure 4. Access Levels Users Menus Content Components Help 5. Granular Access Control 6. Place Modules on every page “except" selected 7. Nested categories (bye-bye sections) 8. SEO improvements 9. Built-in 404 redirect system 10. Template styles Add New Article Article Manager Category Manager Media Manager User Manager Module Manager Extension Manager Extensions Components Content - Extension Manager Banners E Article Manager Messaging Language Manager Global Configuration Module Manager Category Manager A Newsfeeds Plug-in Manager Users Menus * Featured Articles O Search Template Manager User Manager Menu Manager + Add New Article O Weblinks O Language Manager Groups E Main Menu * A Add New Category : Redirect Access Levels O Media Manager Help * Add New User Joomla Help Add New Group Support Forum Y Add New Access Level BETTER ADMIN MENUS Documentation Wiki A Mass MailUsers Site The admin menus have been reorganized I Joomla Extensions There are new and are now more logical than in 1.5. ala Joomla Translations buttons which O Control Panel save you time. * Global Configuration Joomla Resources These are A Community Portal available in * Site Maintenance Global Check-in O Security Center several views, i System Information C Clear Cache like articles, A Developer Resources modules etc. O Logout Purge Expired Cache a Joomla Shop O Level Name Public User Groups Having Access O Public Save Save & Close Save & New Save as Copy Registered Manager O Special Administrator Assigned Groups MEEE Super Users Access Levels A Public Registered You can add as many V - Manager Author User Groups access levels you want. A user can belong to ME- Administrator EE- Editor several groups, each Groups of users can easily O EE- Super Users O EEH - Publisher having different access be assigned to the levels settings. O - Registered you create. O F- Author EE- Editor Edit O EEH - Publisher Summary Delete Edit State Shown below is an overview of the access setting for this article. Click the tabs above to customize these settings by action. Delete Edit Edit State Public Acces Manager Access to any element in Joomla 1.6 can be controlled by using the powerful new ACL system. Administrator Super Users Registered Each element can be set individually, or Author inherit settings from a higher level item. Editor For instance, an article can inherit Publisher settings from it's category. V Allowed O Denied Edit Groups Reset to Inherit 6 Assign modules to all pages except selected No more sections! Only nested categories, in You can now set meta description and keywords for categories. Articles can change the page title, Menu Assignment Module Assignment On all pages except those selected unlimited numbers and levels. and you can add the site name to page titles. Menu Selection: Uncategorized (Alias: uncategorized) Main Menu M- Home O. Brazilian Coffee Coffee - Metadata Options (Alias: coffee) Meta Description Coffee beans (Alias: coffee-beans) If someone enters an incorrect URL in Arabica (Alias: arabica) Meta Keywords your site, it's automatically added to a list, and you can enter the correct URL to create a 301 redirect. Edit Link #19 Alternate Page Title Source URL * Destination URL ex.php?option=com_content&view=categories&id=7<emid=103 Add Site Name to Page Titles O Yes O No Comment ID 19 10 Template Template styles gives you the ability to set different O settings/looks for a single Style Location Default Assigned ID Atomic - Default atomic Site 3 template. This applies to both Beez5 - Default-Fruit Shop beez5 Site 6 front end and administrator templates. Beez2 - Default beez_20 Site 4 Joomla 1.6 has new front end Bluestork - Default bluestork Administrator 2 templates including Atomic, Beez2, and a legacy layer in Milkyway. There's also support for layout overrides. Hathor - Default hathor Administrator Milkyway - Default rhuk_milkyway Site Style specific settings Each template style can have specific style settings, depending on what the developer has included. Assign template styles directly from the menu item Templates can be assigned in the menu item, and it will detect template styles as well. - Advanced Options Template Style - Use Default Use Default - Wrapper Small (%) 53 ID atomic Atomic - Default Wrapper Large (%) 72 beez5 Beez5 - Default-Fruit Shop beez 20 Beez2 - Default rhuk_milkyway Milkyway - Default Logo images/sampledata/fruitsh Select Site Title Matuna Market Site Description Fruit Shop Sample Site Position of Navigation before content html version xhtml Matuna Fruits Fruit Shop Sample Site Font size Bigner Beset Smaller Example template style which is part of the Joomla 1.6 installation package. Enjoy fresh fruits You are here Home Coffee Main Menu Coffee Home Coffee beans Coffee This infographic was created by: JB JOOMLABLOGGER For all you Joomla addicts out there The Joomla name is used under a limited license from Open Source Matters in the United States and other countries. is not affiliated with or endorsed by the Joomlal® Project or Open Source Matters. The Joomla! logo is used under a limited license granted by Open Source Matters the trademark holder in the United States and other countries. does not claim the rights to screenshots or icons shown, but this graphical representation is copyright © 2010 onwards - owned by iSee Communications as, Norway TEMPLATE STYLES O 404 REDIRECTS O MODULES O ACL SYSTEM O ACCESS LEVELS NEW ADMINISTRATOR NESTED CATEGORIES O SEO IMPROVEMENTS O %3D NEW BUTTONS

Top 10 Joomla 1.6 End-User Improvements Over Joomla 1.5

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This graphic, which is created by Kristoffer Sandven, author of, shows the top 10 features which sets Joomla 1.6 apart from the current 1.5 version.




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