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Finding Help For Joomla 2.5 (valid for Joomla 1.7 and 1.6 too)

While working with Joomla 2.5 or the older versions - Joomla 1.7 or even 1.6 you may stumble upon bugs,  have difficulties accomplishing certain things or just wonder about the exact functionality of a feature. Luckily, Joomla is well documented, very popular among web masters and strongly supported by its community. This ensures that you will find help fast, which is not always the case for other software.

  • Siteground Joomla forum - a popular Joomla forum  administrated by experts in Joomla (the Siteground Support team), which ensures prompt replies to your issues.
  • Official Joomla forum (forum.joomla.org) - the official Joomla forum

Even though Joomla community is very friendly and helpful, please just make sure to do 2 things before posting your request:

  1. Make sure that no one else has posted a similar topic or asked a similar question. For this purpose you can search the forum or even check it with Google.
  2. Check thoroughly the Joomla documentation for a related article. Almost everything in Joomla is documented and well explained. Joomla has made it very easy to read the documentation about a certain feature. You just have to click on the help icon as shown in the picture below:

 

 

Hopefully, when using Joomla you will not have to look for help too often and you will find it intuitive and easy to use.