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March 14, 2017

What is Joomla?

One of the most popular CMS platforms.

By Ellie Burns

Joomla is a free content management system for publishing web content.

The open source CMS, stylised as Joomla!, allows users to create websites and online applications.

Written in PHP, Joomla is billed as one of the world’s most popular software packages used to build, manage and publish content for website0. The company claims that more than 3% of the web runs on Joomla with a CMS market share of more than 9%.

As an open-source platform, the Joomla CMS is led by an international community of more than half a million active contributors, expanding and developing extensions such as plugins, templates and modules.


What does the word ‘Joomla’ actually mean?

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