Joomla is an open source application development framework based on the ground of PHP (scripting language). Launched in 2005, it serves as an excellent content management system, allowing the developers to carve top-niche solutions for dynamic websites, web applications and of course customized content management systems.
One of the major aspects that encompass the joomla development is its Model View Controller (MVC) paradigm, which is a web application framework that gives developer the freedom to use it independently. Furthermore, the development work is carried out on the basis of scripting language PHP and uses software design patterns and object-oriented programming (OOP) techniques. Besides, it carries out the data storage in open source MySQL database and integrates various other features such as page caching, printable versions of pages, RSS feeds, blogs, polls, search, news flashes, multiple language support and much more.
As we all know, a Content Management System is system that helps to keep track, update, modify, edit and manage contents and details of your website. Inevitable to say that there are indeed several content management systems available out there which includes Drupal, TYPO3, OCPortal, Microsoft dotnetnuke, and much more; the list is almost endless. However, joomla serves as an award winning content management system which has been one of the most preferred CMS by SME's, industry experts and developers around the world.
Moreover, there are indeed several advantages for Joomla development, as a result millions of users/ developers, and software and web development companies prefer Joomla development for crafting excellent solutions in Content Management System. This also makes it a prominent tool for providing thriving solutions in custom content management system. Some of the major advantages of Joomla development are:
- Open source CMS - which allows one to download and use it at no-cost
- Supports numerous plugins, add-ons, templates and extensions
- Frequent free updates
- Easy to install and use
- Stores data in MySQL database server
- Integrates features such as RSS feeds, blogs, polls, search, news flashes etc.
- Supports an array of languages such as PHP, Flash, Ajax, jQuery, JAVA, etc.
- Proves to be a cost effective solution
- Provides quick results
- Can integrate social networking plugins for Google+, Facebook, Twitter, etc.
- Large pool of user community
- Award winning open source CMS
- And much, much more...
Joomla development works as an excellent tool in providing solutions in:
a) E-commerce websites
b) Social networking websites
c) Web applications
d) Online reservations
e) Online catalogs
f) Government applications
g) Corporate intranet and extranets
h) Online newspapers, publications and magazines
i) Dynamic websites
j) Social/ business/ community portals
k) And much more...
However, the most important aspect is its ability to create au-courant solutions for customized CMS development. For both; developer and stakeholder joomla development empowers them with the CMS which gives them the ability to create, edit and design exclusive quality websites. It gives the power and tools to build standard websites, directories, intranets, social networks, shopping carts and much, much more...
To conclude incorporated with so many unique features and functionalities, joomla development truly serves as an excellent open source content management system.