What is Joomla?

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  • isis
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    1 decade ago
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    Joomla! is an award-winning Content Management System (CMS) that will help you build websites and other powerful online applications. Best of all, Joomla! is an open source solution that is freely available to everybody.

    Joomla! in Action

    Joomla! is used all over the world to power everything from simple, personal homepages to complex corporate web applications. Here are just some of the ways people use this software:

    Corporate websites or portals

    Online commerce

    Small business websites

    Non-profit and organizational websites

    Government applications

    Corporate intranets and extranets

    School and church websites

    Personal or family homepages

    Community-based portals

    Magazines and newspapers

    the possibilities are limitless…

    According to their website, Joomla! can be used to easily manage every aspect of a homemade website, from adding content and images to updating a product catalog or taking online reservations.

    Hope that helped!

  • 1 decade ago

    Joomla! is a free,open source content management system written with PHP for publishing content on the world wide web and intranet, using the MySQL database. Joomla! includes features such as page caching to improve performance, RSS feeds, printable versions of pages, news flashes, blogs, polls, website searching, and language internationalization. Joomla! is licensed under the GPL.

    Joomla! won the Packt Publishing Open Source Content Management System Award in 2006.

    The name is an English spelling of the Swahili word jumla meaning "all together" or "as a whole". It was chosen to reflect the commitment of the development team and community to the project. The first release of Joomla! (Joomla! 1.0.0) was announced on September 16, 2005. This was a re-branded release of Mambo 4.5.2.3 combined with other bug and moderate-level security fixes. In the project's roadmap, the core developers say Joomla! 1.5 will be a completely re-written code base built with PHP

  • in urdu/ hindi it means: a sentence

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