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Joomla! 1.5 Cookbook by Tom Canavan

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Setting up sections

Sections are the topmost portion of your Joomla! site. They are the guidepost to the rest of the content in your site. In this chapter, we will go through the process of setting up a section.

Getting ready

There are many schools of thoughts for sections. You can imagine a section is like a filing cabinet drawer. It holds many file and folders. Categories are like the files and folders in the cabinet drawer. Within a file folder, we have papers and other media, such as photos, or cd-roms, or other things. Sections are the containers that hold categories. A section can have many categories. Articles, like the metaphorical paper, is content and its tied to a category. So the order is Sections | Categories | Articles.

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