Joomla 3 Newbie Guide HTML version
Joomla! 3 Newbie’s Guide
Global configuration controls Joomla’s operation settings. Changes made on this
screen will update the configuration.php file. This file needs to be writable to edit
Global Configuration. Global Configuration is divided into five tabs.
Click on Save or Save & Close to get reflected you’re changed
Site Name – This allow you to update Site Name, which will be used in various
location like backend title, Copyright, offline site title.
Site Offline – Enter yes if front-end site will not be available. You can display custom
message, Offline Image or hide when Site is Offline. Select type of Offline Messages,
Offline Image and edit Custom Messages per your desire.
Default Editor – Select the default text editor for your site. TinyMCE is default text
editor for Joomla! 3.0 You can install third party editor (ex – JCK, CK, JCE, etc.) and
make them default.
Default Captcha – Select default captche to be used for your Web site.
Default Access Level – You can default restrict access level to your Web site. Leave
it “Public” if you would like anybody to see your Website.
Default List Limit - Set list limit to be displayed on your Web site.
Site Meta Description – Enter a description that is to be used by search engines.
Generally, a maximum of 20 words is optimal.
Site Meta Keywords – Enter overall keywords that best describe your Web site.
Robots – Select Robots instructions for search engine.
Index, Follow:Spider will index entire Web site
No index, follow: Spider will not index the page, but pass the link value from the page
Index, No follow: Spider will index the page, but don’t pass the link value from the
No index, no follow: Don’t index and don’t pass link value
Show Joomla! Version – Select Yes to show the Joomla! Version number in the
generate meta tag.
Search Engine Friendly URLs – Select Yes to optimize URL as user friendly for