25

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Joomla

25 July 2015 Joomla

Joomla is an award-winning content management system (CMS), which enables you to build Web sites and powerful online applications. Many aspects, including its ease-of-use and extensibility, have made Joomla the most popular Web site software available. Best of all, Joomla is an open source solution that is freely available to everyone.

Joomla is the most popular open source CMS currently available as evidenced by a vibrant and growing community of friendly users and talented developers. Joomla's roots go back to 2000 and, with over 200,000 community users and contributors, the future looks bright for the award-winning Joomla Project.

Joomla is used all over the world to power Web sites of all shapes and sizes. For example:

  • Corporate Web sites or portals
  • Corporate intranets and extranets
  • Online magazines, newspapers, and publications
  • E-commerce and online reservations
  • Government applications
  • Small business Web sites
  • Non-profit and organizational Web sites
  • Community-based portals
  • School and church Web sites
  • Personal or family homepages

 

Here are just a few examples of Web sites that use Joomla:

  • Harvard University (Educational) - http://gsas.harvard.edu
  • Citibank (Financial institution intranet) - Not publicly accessible

Etc…

 

Pros

 

Easy to use management environment

Includes software ready to be parameterized for multi-language environment

It is fast

You van built from a simple news magazine or e-shop

Has more than 8000 plug-ins

5 new templates are built on a daily basis

Supports forums

 

Works under

PHP: 5.2 or higher

Database Server: MySQL - 5.0 or higher

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