What is Joomla CMS?

What is Joomla CMS? This is question what I get all of time every time I suggest my customer use Joomla as CMS to develop his website. Well, Joomla is famous but it is not famous enough to get all of people on the world to know what is it. So in this article, I will answer very short about what is Joomla CMS.

what is joomla

what is joomla

What is CMS?

Before talking about what is Jomla, I want to talk about what is CMS. CMS (Content Management System), a content management system (CMS) is a computer application that allows publishing, editing and modifying content, organizing, deleting as well as maintenance from a central interface. Such systems of content management provide procedures to manage workflow in a collaborative environment. These procedures can be manual steps or an automated cascade. CMSs have been available since the late 1990s.

CMSs are often used to run websites containing blogs, news, and shopping. Many corporate and marketing websites use CMSs. CMSs typically aim to avoid the need for hand coding, but may support it for specific elements or entire pages.

What is Joomla?

And you know, Joomla is a CMS and web base CMS. In another information Joomla is a web base CMS base on PHP programming language.

What Joomla can do?

You will worry what joomla can do for you to make sure you choose the right CMS. Here is the list of features

  • 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

Is Joomla Free?

Not just free, Joomla is an opensource, you can use it to build your website. Joomla is available to anyone under the GPL license.


 Need Joomla Help Community?

If you are looking the help from Joomla expert, you can check these link

  • Joomla Official Forum : this will be a little noisy since many people join and even more useful to promote but well it too busy
  • Joomla Expert Forum : this community is handled by a small team but they are experts and work on it very effective. I always join this forum for help.

And if you have any more question please feel free to leave me a comment below. Thanks!


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