If this is your first Joomla site or your first website usingjoomla.com might be able to help by providing you with articles, tools, tips and hints.

Joomla will help you get your website up and running easily.

Yes - there are things to learn but once you have begun to explore Joomla by creating a basic installation of Joomla you will soon see the results of your work.

Start off using your site by logging in using the administrator account you created when you installed Joomla

Exploring the articles here and on your site to learn more about how Joomla works will help you immensely.

If you have installed the default Joomla content and have finished with the default content you can either delete that default content or simply choose to "unpublish" it from your site front-end.

A good idea might be to visit the Beginner's Areas of the

To keep up-to-date with the latest news about Joomla you might want to sign up to the Joomla Security Mailing list and the Announcements mailing list.

If you find yourself wanting some inspiration visit the Linking SmallJoomla Site Showcase to see a selection of ways people use Joomla to tell their stories, sell their products or services on the internet.

The basic Joomla installation will let you get your website up and running and as you find yourself wanting more features you are bound to find those features available either already built into Joomla or available as free or paid-for extensions.

To find extensions the Linking SmallJoomla Extensions Directory lists thousands of extensions that can do virtually anything you could want on your website.

If you cannot find what you need there are people who may help you get what you want by visiting the Linking SmallJoomla Resources Directory.