One of the main features of Joomla! (and one of the first to be developed) is its ability to manage your site's content. This Content Management System can be summarised as follows:
For more detailed background information, read Understanding categories and articles. For instructions on how to manage content, see Article Management.
Joomla! comes with a variety of core extensions to make use of and manipulate content. The site part of the content component (com_content) allows you to create pages that list or display content, or allow the user to add or edit content. The various content modules, such as "Latest News", "Most Read Content" and "Newsflash", allow you to display or list content as a side feature on some or all pages.
See also: Article, Category