Latest Joomla Interview Questions and Answers
In Joomla cms what is the file where database setting are stored?
Database setting are stored in the root directory under configuration.php
Mention how many files are required to built module in Joomla?
What happens if you set the SSL enabled option to on?
The link from the menu will begin with an https:// if you set the SSL enabled option to on
To set the site meta-data for the installed website which option will you choose?
To set the site meta-data for the installed website, you have to choose “Global Configuration.”
Which file does the index.php file load to provide a menu bar to the administrator interface?
Toolbar.php file is loaded by index.php file to provide a menu bar to the administrator interface
Is there any possibility with Joomla to control a desktop application?
Most of the CMS ( Content Management System ) is considered as a web applications. However, even desktop application can also be communicated with Joomla server by following the standard protocols.
What are content items, section and categories in Joomla?
While contents are categorized in categories, for example X category have zero or more contents pages
While categories are again classified in section, means 1 section have zero or more categories
Explain how you can install an extension in Joomla?
From the backend of your Joomla site ( administration ) select installers and then the type of extension ( component, mambot/plugin, module, site template and so on )
- First browse for the package file
- Click the install icon
- Follow instructions
For large extension, you cannot use the automated installer. In such case
- Unzip all the files locally
- In the install directory transfer the files to a folder
- Then use installer to install the file
What database system does Joomla supports?
Joomla supports MySql database
In Joomla how you can change the images in your template?
To change the image in your template, go to
- Go to Site
- Select template manager and then select your template
- Click the icon for html
What are the drawbacks of Joomla?
The drawback of Joomla are
- At times Joomla’s code can become messy, this will make page loading time longer
- Its architecture limits how many levels of sub categories can be created
In Joomla what determines the homepage?
Joomla does not have html pages as such it is a database driven CMS (Content Management System), but rather pulls up the pieces of pages from a Mysql database. When you install Joomla by default, it has a menu link to the frontpage component as the home page. However, any component or content or another link can be used as a “home” page
Is Joomla a Blog?
Joomla can be used as a blog, but it way more powerful and feature rich compared to full-blown blog systems like WordPress. Joomla should be preferred when your requirements are more than just blogging
What web services does Joomla Support?
Joomla supports Remote Procedure Calls and XML-RPC services