Welcome to our Joomla Wiki

Here you'll find answers to basic Joomla questions, advice on how to achieve common tasks with Joomla and tutorials on common Joomla features. Have a question you'd like us to answer? Get in touch and we'll be happy to help!


A Joomla site is made up of a single database and a large number of files/directories. It’s in this database that Joomla stores most of its data: from article content to menu items, from usernames to extension settings. In this article we’ll explain how to access the Joomla database using the tool phpMyAdmin.


When maintaining and working on a Joomla site, occasionally you’ll need to upload and organise files and directories on your server. One of the easiest ways to achieve this is using an FTP client installed on your local computer, which makes it possible to easily access and modify your Joomla files/directories.

In this article we’ll explain the concept of FTP and help you install, connect and start using your own FTP client software.


In many situations it can be useful to return to a previous version of your site: from an unexpected crash to accidental deletion of important data, from a hack on your site to ... the list is endless.

In this article you’ll learn how to quickly and easily restore your Joomla from a backup and get your website back online in no time!


Keeping regular backups of your Joomla site is highly recommended. If things go wrong with your site at any point you can restore a recent backup within minutes.

In this article we’ll discuss how to make and restore a Joomla backup, both using the common extension Akeeba Backup, and manually.


If you’re planning to build a website and you have no idea what cache is, save yourself a lot of hassle and read this article :-) We’ll explain what cache is, why/how it can be useful and how/when to clear the cache in terms of the development of your Joomla site.


A Joomla installation contains a great deal of files and folders. Many of these are ‘behind the scenes’ and you’re unlikely to ever interact with them, however one file worth getting acquainted with and understanding is Joomla’s main configuration file.

In this article we’ll answer the most common questions about Joomla’s central configuration file, configuration.php, along with some helpful tips.