Editors

Editors are used thoughout Joomla! where content is created. TinyMCE is the default choice in most locations although CodeMirror is used in the template manager. No Editor provides a text box for html content.

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  • CodeMirror Help
  • TinyMCE Help
  • No Editor Help

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  • None

Administrator Components

All components also are used in the administrator area of your website. In addition to the ones listed here, there are components in the administrator that do not have direct front end displays, but do help shape your site. The most important ones for most users are

  • Media Manager
  • Extensions Manager
  • Menu Manager
  • Global Configuration
  • Banners
  • Redirect

Content

Content plugins run when specific kinds of pages are loaded. They do things ranging from protecting email addresses from harvesters to creating page breaks.

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  • Email Cloaking Help
  • Load Module Help
  • Page Break Help
  • Page Navigation Help
  • Rating Help

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  • Code Highlighting (Geshi) Help

Search

The search component uses plugins to control which parts of your Joomla! site are searched. You may choose to turn off some areas to improve performance or for other reasons. Many third party Joomla! extensions have search plugins that extend where search takes place.

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  • Content Help
  • Contacts Help
  • Weblinks Help
  • News Feeds Help
  • Categories Help