New York, NY, - September 29, 2016 - Joomla!, one of the world’s most popular open source content management systems (CMS) used for everything from websites and blogs to custom apps and Intranets, released its Free Video Training platform in partnership with OSTraining.

At https://training.joomla.org you can learn everything about Joomla! from the basics to more advanced subjects such as creating a multilingual web site and keeping your site up to date and secure. The training is designed for people who want a fun and clear introduction to Joomla. It requires absolutely no experience with web design, programming, content management, or even HTML.

“I am absolutely thrilled that we now have free video training on joomla.org provided by our partner OSTraining. This training will enable more first time users of Joomla! to get a speedy start with great insights and step-by-step instructions on how to setup and maintain their Joomla! website. And I am sure that long time users of Joomla! will love the best practices and tips & tricks in these training videos as well.“ says the President of Open Source Matters, Sarah Watz.

Steve Burge, CEO of OSTraining, says: “We want to make sure that as many people as possible can use Joomla. Many new Joomla! users need training, which can be expensive to access. The goal of this partnership is to give everyone free access to the very best Joomla! training.”

The Beginner Joomla free video platform is quite thorough. It includes 5 courses, comprised of 84 video tutorials, but those will be extended throughout the year.

About OSTraining

OSTraining is the market leader in training for Joomla. Beginning in 2008 with live classroom training in the US and Europe, OSTraining expanded into online video training in 2010 and now has more than 3,000 training videos in its library. Its comprehensive training curriculum takes the student from an absolute beginner to an expert. Over 100,000 students across the world have taken OSTraining’s video classes.

About Joomla!

Joomla! is one of the world's most popular software packages used to build, organize, manage and publish content for websites, blogs, Intranets and mobile applications. With more than 3 percent of the Web running on Joomla! and a CMS market share of more than 9 percent, the free open source software powers the web presence of hundreds of thousands of small businesses, governments, non-profits and large organizations worldwide. The award-winning CMS is led by an international community of contributors helping the most inexperienced user to seasoned web developer make their digital visions a reality. Joomla's power and extensibility has resulted in its software being downloaded more than 60 million times.

About Open Source Matters, Inc.

Open Source Matters, Inc. (OSM) is the not for profit organization, created to provide organization, legal and financial support to the Joomla! project.

Editorial Contacts:

Sarah Watz for Joomla!

+46708755115

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Steve Burge for OSTraining

+1-678-830-2168 ext 701

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