Web site: joomla.org
Subcategory: Content Management System
Platform: Linux, OS X, Windows, BSD, Unix-like
License: GNU GPL
First release: August 17, 2005
Joomla! – a free and open-source content management system (CMS) for publishing web content. It is built on a model–view–controller web application framework that can be used independently of the CMS that allows you to build powerful online applications.
The core Joomla! Framework features:
– Inventory control systems
– Data reporting tools
– Application bridges
– Custom product catalogs
– Integrated e-commerce systems
– Complex business directories
– Reservation systems
– Communication tools
Joomla! it was written in PHP and uses object-oriented programming. The data is saved in a MySQL, MS SQL or PostgreSQL database.
Joomla! provides cache for performance, RSS feeds, printable versions of pages, blogs, forum, calendar, page search, and multiple language versions of the page.
Joomla extensions help to extend the capabilities of sites built on Joomla.
There are five types of extensions for Joomla!: components, modules, plugins, templates and languages.