Joomla! is an open source content management system for website development. The name Joomla is a word from Swahili, one of the oldest surviving African languages, and it means ‘all together’ or ‘as a whole’.
Joomla! was born back in 2005 and it’s a platform that is now used by different organizations enjoying the vibrant flavors of online presence. It’s written in PHP, and some of its most intriguing features include its availability in 64 different languages around the world.
Joomla! is also very easy to install, it’s convenient to work and operate, the user interface is very smooth. It’s also a very popular platform because over 50 million copies have been downloaded since 2007. When installed on, Joomla! can work wonders.
Joomla! is also the second most widely used content management system available and it ranks behind only WordPress. Every day, there are about 5 extensions added to Joomla Extension Directory.
There are over 9000 extensions available that have been developed by third-party developers and the website has more than 2TB of traffic every month.