Joomla CMS Website

The important features of Joomla are blogs, page caching, polls, RSS feeds, news flashes, pages can be printed and they support international languages. It is world popular web designing program that has been downloaded more than 25 million times. The program’s use has been increased considerably in the past five years because of the increase in usage of internet and computer. The total number of downloads of Joomla between February 2011 and March 2007 is about 21 million. More than 9,000 commercial and free extensions of Joomla is available from November 2011 and they can be downloaded from the main directory called Joomla Extension Directory.

Joomla is mostly free and it is a content management system whose source is open. It also is a model view controller internet application and this application can be used separately. The main language used to write Joomla codes is PHP and the codes make use of OOP concept which is nothing but Object-Oriented Programming. They also make use of software design patterns and they store their data in a database called MySQL.

The first version of Joomla was released on 16th September, 2005 and the latest version Joomla 2.5.0 is to be released in the month of January, 2012. Joomla can be downloaded from the internet and they can be installed in any computer that supports PHP language. The download can be made from a web source in the internet and the famous web source is Turnkey Linux Virtual Appliance Library.