30 Settembre 2006

How do I localise Joomla! to my language?

General

In Joomla! 1.5 all User interfaces can be localised. This includes the installation, the Back-end Control Panel and the Front-end Site.

The core release of Joomla! 1.5 is shipped with multiple language choices in the installation but, other than English (the default), languages for the Site and Administration interfaces need to be added after installation. Links to such language packs exist below.

30 Settembre 2006

How do I upgrade to Joomla! 1.5 ?

Joomla! 1.5 does not provide an upgrade path from earlier versions. Converting an older site to a Joomla! 1.5 site requires creation of a new empty site using Joomla! 1.5 and then populating the new site with the content from the old site. This migration of content is not a one-to-one process and involves conversions and modifications to the content dump.

There are two ways to perform the migration:

5 Ottobre 2006

Why does Joomla! 1.5 use utf-8 encoding?

Well… how about never needing to mess with encoding settings again? Ever needed to display several languages on one page or site and something always came […]
6 Ottobre 2006

What happened to the locale setting?

This is now defined in the Language [lang].xml file in the Language metadata settings. If you are having locale problems such as dates do not appear […]
6 Ottobre 2006

Can Joomla! 1.5 operate with PHP Safe Mode On?

Yes it can! This is a significant security improvement. The safe mode limits PHP to be able to perfom actions only on files/folders who’s owner is […]