All critical settings of a Joomla site and server. They include the following: Site, System, Server, Permissions, and Text filters. You can access the Global Configuration settings through the Site menu in the Administration control panel.

One of the elements of the model-view-controller design pattern used for Joomla core components. The view is responsible for generating output sent to the browser by the component. The base API class we use for views is called JView.