Joomla is a free and open-source content management system (CMS). It helps you to publish web content. It has model–view–controller web application framework. It is written in PHP and uses object-oriented programming (OOP) techniques. It has software design patterns and stores data in a MySQL, MS SQL, and PostgreSQL database. It includes various features, like – RSS feeds, page caching, printable versions of pages, news flashes, search, blogs and support for language internationalization.
Joomla has been downloaded more than 50 million times. Joomla has offered more than 7,700 free and commercial extensions. After WordPress, It is estimated to be the second most used content management system on the Internet.
Joomla was the result of a fork of Mambo on 17 August, 2005. At that time, the Mambo name was the trademark of Miro International Pty Ltd. It was formed as a non-profit foundation. It has stated purpose of funding the project and protecting it from lawsuits.
Joomla developers has created a website. That is OpenSourceMatters.org (OSM). It helps to distribute the information to the software community. Over a thousand people have joined OpenSourceMatters.org within a day, which is a great achievement. As a result, the website received the Slashdot effect.
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Joomla hosting is a pack which is full of features. That is why it is extremely popular choice for all users. It includes designers, developers, bloggers, SMB’s and enterprise. It offers the facility of – Manage Pages, SEO Friendly, Full CMS, Upload Photos & Videos, Social Features, Polls, Extremely Flexible, User Management and many more.
Mambo (formerly named Mambo Open Source or MOS) was the free software & open source content management system (CMS). It helped to create and manage websites through a simple web interface. Its last release was in 2008. After that, all of the developers had left for forks of the project, mainly on Joomla and MiaCMS.
Mambo has included the features like – page caching to improve performance on busy sites, advanced templating techniques, and a relatively robust API. It had RSS feeds and had automated many tasks, which includes web indexing of static pages. It has Interface features which had included forums, polls, printable versions of pages, news flashes, blogs, calendars, website searching, language internationalization, and others.
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In Australia, there are lots of companies who offer Joomla hosting services. They offer various features, such as – Free 1-Click Joomla Installation with Installatron, Secure Joomla Hosting with Mod Security and CageFS, Joomla Performance Guarantee with CloudLinux, 100% Compatible Joomla Hosting, Friendly Australian Support and other.
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