Joomla! based websites

What is Joomla

what is joomla?

Joomla! is an award-winning content management system (CMS). It provides you with the platform on which your website can be built, almost infinitely extendable adding components can turn it into a powerful marketing engine. Many aspects of Joomla!, including its ease-of-use and extendability, contribute to its huge user base.

But the best thing about Joomla! is that it is an open source solution that is freely available to everyone.

This means that there is a large, strong developer community, in turn this means that you can choose from any number of Joomla! developers to develop your web project. The CMS is packed with features and can be expanded by the addition of a wide range of components that increase its functionality, making it an excellent enterprise class CMS.

Joomla CMS websites

What does a Content Management System (CMS) do?

A content management system is software that keeps track of every piece of content on your website. Content is made up of everything from simple text, images, music, video, documents, in fact, any digital media that you can think of.

A CMS has a big advantage over other ways of managing your website content because it needs little or no specific web programming skills in order to manage the website. It's all done through an easy to understand user interface.

Why chose Joomla

Why Joomla?

Hundreds of developers have been working on Joomla! since the first version was released in 2005, at Vividfish we were working on the predecessor to Joomla! which was Mambo, so we do know our onions.

All of this input has made Joomla! widely used, very popular, easy to use, stable and secure. The CMS has thousands of free additions and layout templates, based upon most popular frameworks that allow your website to be customised to deliver just what you need.

But you may ask, who is using Joomla?
Joomla! is trusted by some of the world’s most well-known companies and much-loved brands as well as millions of websites throughout the world! Here are a few examples of what Joomla! can do:

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