Joomla! - Content Management System

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What is Joomla?

Joomla! is an award-winning content management system (CMS) which enables you to build websites and powerful online applications. Many aspects, including its ease-of-use and extensibility, have made Joomla! the most popular website software available. Best of all, Joomla! is an open source solution that is freely available to everyone.  Parent Technology uses open source solutions to keep cost down without sacrificing functionality.

What's a content management system (CMS)?

A content management system is software that keeps track of every piece of content on your website, much like your local public library keeps track of books and stores them. Content can be simple text, photos, music, video, documents, or just about anything you can think of. A major advantage of using a CMS is that it requires almost no technical skill or knowledge to manage. Since the CMS manages all your content, you don't have to.  Parent Technology will develop a solution for you, and you can manage and update the site yourself.

What are some real world examples of what Joomla! can do?

Joomla! is used all over the world to power websites of all shapes and sizes. For example:

  • Corporate websites or portals
  • Corporate intranets and extranets
  • Online magazines, newspapers, and publications
  • E-commerce and online reservations
  • Government applications
  • Small business websites
  • Non-profit and organizational websites
  • Community-based portals
  • School and church websites
  • Personal or family homepages

Many of Parent Technology's clients need specialized functionality.  Joomla! is highly customizeable and thousands of extensions (most for free under the GPL license) are available in the Joomla Extensions Directory.

How can I be sure there will be Joomla! support in the future?

Winner - Best CMS

Joomla! is the most popular open source CMS currently available as evidenced by a vibrant and growing community of friendly users and talented developers. Joomla's roots go back to 2000 and, with over 200,000 community users and contributors, the future looks bright for the award-winning Joomla! Project.

Many of Parent Technology's customers have requirements that go beyond what is available in the basic Joomla! package. In those cases, Joomla's powerful application framework makes it easy for us to create sophisticated add-ons that extend the power of Joomla! into virtually unlimited directions.

The core Joomla! framework enables Parent Technology to quickly and easily build:

  • Inventory control systems
  • Data reporting tools
  • Application bridges
  • Custom product catalogs
  • Integrated e-commerce systems
  • Complex business directories
  • Reservation systems
  • Communication tools

Since Joomla! is based on PHP and MySQL, Parent Technology is able to build powerful applications on an open platform anyone can use, share, and support. To find out more information on leveraging the Joomla! framework, contact Parent Technology by clicking here.

Joomla! is free, open, and available to anyone under the GPL license.

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