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Lessons Learned while using Joomla!

joomla_logo1_small.pngSubject: Extracting Joomla!

Personal Preference: My Favorite extraction destination is the Desktop-the easiest way to locate files and folders.

Warning: Please create a folder when Joomla! is extracted on the Desktop.

Here is why.

Extracted files inside a folder on the desktop.


Result: Clean

Extracted files without a folder on the desktop.

extracted zipped file on the Desktop

Result: Messy

Filed under: Beginners, Content Management System, Joomla!

3 Responses

  1. shavon says:

    nice reminder! happened to me not on the desktop, the htdocs. messy that was!

  2. ultimoAdios says:

    Hope this reminder is enough for me not to forget.

  3. ultimoAdios says:

    I forgot to mention — lessons learned!

    But how many times that this happen to you?

    Remember Joomla! is not the only zip file floating around. Think twice before extraction. Think Joomla! 1.5 xxxxx xxx…

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