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Joomla! is an award-winning content management system (CMS), which enables you to build web sites and powerful online applications.

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Joomla! Announcements

Joomla’s Homepage Gets A Fresh Look

We are pleased to announce the launch of the brand new design of the homepage! And it’s not only about a new design, the content has been refreshed to make it easy to discover...

The next version of Joomla! is just around the corner

With over 700 improvements, including fantastic new features like custom fields, a multilingual association manager and an improved workflow, Joomla! 3.7 is clearly something to celebrate and it is easy to see why it has...


Why Joomla?

Hundreds of developers have been improving Joomla! since the first version was released in 2005. This immense effort has made Joomla! very popular, easy to use, stable and secure.

Joomla! has thousands of free extensions and templates allowing you to customize your site to fit your specific needs.

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Features & Benefits

Search Engine Friendly

Mobile Friendly

Unlimited Design


Flexible & Fully Extensible

Multi-User Permission Levels


Development News

March 23, 2017 by Robert Deutz
Some weeks ago we published the information that we are looking into the router code. Since then we have checked with a team of developers the code...
March 1, 2017 by Michael Babker
The Joomla! Project is pleased to announce that we are (finally) ready to release an alpha version of the Joomla! Coding Standards which is...

Community News

March 25, 2017 by Ken Crowder
After many, many months, the OSM Board of Directors under the new structure is finally complete. The official role of the newly elected Board...
March 23, 2017 by Ken Crowder
The following individuals have confirmed their acceptance of their nomination for the role of Department Coordinator. Included are comments provided...

Team Reports

March 26, 2017 by Luca Marzo
The Certification Operations Team is responsible to create, maintain and follow the workflow and the processes for the Operations of the Joomla!...
March 22, 2017 by Sam Suresh
In attendance: Sam Suresh, Michael Snoeren, Oscar Ortiz Absence: Chris Keen Important security release fixed by patching. Further upgrades...

Upcoming Events

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JoomlaDay Netherlands 2017

JoomlaDay Netherlands will take place from Friday, March 31st until Sunday, April 2nd in Zeist! It's the 12th edition of the Dutch JoomlaDay and we are working on an interesting program for Joomla! beginners and advanced users.

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Joomla! Means Community

Joomla! is the only major CMS that is built entirely by volunteers from all over the world. We have a strong community bond and all take pleasure in building something that has a large global impact. If you are interested in volunteering please head over to the volunteer portal.

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Who is using Joomla?

Joomla! is trusted by some of the world’s most well-known companies and much-loved brands as well as millions of websites throughout the world!

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