This guide covers the basics of logging in to your Joomla! website with a brief overview of the website control panel.
To work on your website, you need to log in to the website control panel. Here is how to do this:
Once you have logged in you will be brought to the following screen:
From here you can do everything you need to do on your website. This is the control panel of the administration part of your website.
We'll now show you a brief overview of 5 areas. The details of each are as follows.
Almost every Joomla webpage is an article page. You will spend most all of your time working in the Article Manager.
Click on the Frontpage Manager to work on the home page of your website. This is a special article page and is accessible from either this button or from the Article Manager.
This menu item, called Components, is where you work on elements like the Contacts page or other installed components such as CK Forms, Bible Study component, JEvents Calendar, etc.
This is the Menu item where you can create menus for your website.
With the User Manager you can add, delete, and modify users, including changing password and who receives system emails.