What is Joomla?

What is Joomla?

Joomla is an open-source content management system (CMS) create to allow building web sites and online apps. It is released under the GNU General Public License. Joomla handles every website's content ( text, photos, videos, documents and more). Is easy to use, also for users without technical knowledge and skills - creating, editing and publishing content is simple! It also has an intuitive management interface to control all the features and functionalities.

What is Joomla?

Joomla is powered by thousands (7865 extensions from the Joomla!® community) of free and commercial extensions (add-ons) that are available in the Joomla Extensions Directory. Extensions allow users to extend Joomla functionality and customize it to their purposes. Joomla is one of the most popular free content management systems (CMS) in the world.

It was officially downloaded more than 75 million times and holds a unique place in the Open Source community. It’ also one of the most widely translated CMS's with 64 languages supported.

Why to choose Joomla?

Joomla is a full-featured CMS, easy to learn, setup and does not cost a thing - 100% free to use. Because it's an open-source CMS, there will be no surprises - whole Joomla platform is open for you to inspect and modify what you need to do. The fact that Joomla third-party development community has created thousands of plugins, extensions, and templates greatly simplifies the matter.

You should know that DJ-Extensions is a well-known developer of high-quality Joomla! extensions. DJ-Extensions offer ready-made solutions for online Joomla catalog, Joomla ads website, professional slideshows and gallery extensions deliver modern menu systems and many other free and commercial Joomla components, modules, and plugins. Most popular extensions are DJ-Classifieds, DJ-Catalog2, DJ-MediaTools, DJ-ImageSlider, DJ-Tabs, DJ-MegaMenu.

Joomla templates providers like Joomla-Monster, for example, offer a huge number of professional, free and commercial templates for many thematic categories. That is the top solution for anyone who wants to launch his site without spending large amounts of time and money to do so.

Is Joomla! right for you?

Joomla is useful for a broad range of different types of websites. It is incredibly multipurpose, can be used for any sites, like:
  • online web store
  • the customer service system
  • blog site
  • directory listings site
  • Classified ads portal
  • portfolio site
  • city portal
  • online reservations site
  • business site
  • corporate site
  • online magazine
  • newspaper site
  • personal site
  • and more.
Whether you are an average internet user just getting started in Web design or a layman wanting to learn how to make a website, Joomla can be the right choice for you. Forget about the hours spent on learning about programming or Web development, because you'll be able to set up and customize a website until the creation of something unique.

Want to make something original for your site that no other site on the Web has? Joomla will allow you to!

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