System plugins operate every time a page on your site loads. They control such things as your URLS, whether users can check a "remember me" box on the login module, and whether caching is enabled.  New in 1.6 is the redirect plugin that with the redirect component assist you in managing changes in URLs.

Default on:

  • Remember me Help
  • SEF Help
  • Debug Help

Default off:

  • Cache Help
  • Log Help
  • Redirect Help


Por defecto habilitado:

  • Ayuda Joomla!

Por defecto deshabilitado:

Dos nuevos plugins están disponibles en 1.6, pero están desactivados por defecto.

  • Crear Contacto, Ayuda
    Crea un nuevo registro de contacto vinculado a cada nuevo usuario creado.
  • Perfil, Ayuda
    Este plugin de perfil ejemplo permite insertar campos adicionales en el registro del usuario y mostrarlos el perfil. Esto pretende ser una muestra de los tipos de extensiones según el perfil que puede que desee crear.


Content plugins run when specific kinds of pages are loaded. They do things ranging from protecting email addresses from harvesters to creating page breaks.

Default on:

  • Email Cloaking Help
  • Load Module Help
  • Page Break Help
  • Page Navigation Help
  • Rating Help

Default off:

  • Code Highlighting (Geshi) Help


The Captcha plugins are used to prevent spam submissions on your forms such as registration, contact and login. You basic installation of Joomla includes one Captcha plugin which leverages the ReCaptcha® service but you may install other plugins connecting to different Captcha systems.

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Note: ReCaptcha is a the trademark of Google Inc. and is an independent product not associated with or endorsed by the Joomla Project. You will need to register and agree to the Terms of Service at to use this plugin. Complete instructions are available if you edit the ReCaptcha plugin in the Plugin Manager.