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The Joomla Project is proud to announce the immediate availability of Joomla 1.6 beta 2 (download). This is a beta version and is not intended to run any type of production site. It is intended to be used for evaluation purposes only.

The Joomla Project announces the immediate availability of Joomla 1.5.18 [Wojmamni ama wojnaiki]. This is a security release and also corrects one priority issue in version 1.5.17.

The Development Working Group’s goal is to continue to provide regular, frequent updates to the Joomla community.

More information here .

The Joomla Project announces the immediate availability of Joomla 1.5.17 [Wojmamni ama woobusani]. This is a priority release to correct two issues in version 1.5.16. Although there are no security issues fixed in this release, we consider it a security release because a security-related bug has been fixed and because many sites may be upgraded directly from 1.5.15 to 1.5.17.

More information here.

Learn how to make a backup of your site using phpMyAdmin with SiteGround Joomla Joomla tutorial.

 

According to Mark Dexter of the Joomla team, the announcement of a beta version of Joomla 1.6 is about a week or two away.

Joomla it is a unique platform for website design and serving up webpages on the Internet. It’s a great content management solution that can be easily learned with Joomla Video Tutorials.

Packt is pleased to announce Joomla! 1.5 Beginner's Guide, a new book that will help newbies to get started with Joomla! and quickly go beyond the basics. Written by Eric Tiggeler, an experienced Joomla! tutorial writer as well as the author of a Dutch Joomla! Manual, this beginner's guide will help readers build and maintain impressive user-friendly websites with Joomla! 1.5.

Adobe Systems Incorporated just announced Adobe® Creative Suite® 5, a breakthrough release of the industry-leading design and development software for virtually every creative workflow. Focusing on interactivity, performance and maximizing the impact of digital content and marketing campaigns across media and devices, the Creative Suite 5 product line brings exciting full version upgrades of flagship creative tools while delivering significant workflow enhancements to designers and developers.

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Joomla is an award-winning content management system (CMS), which enables to build Web sites and powerful online applications. Many aspects, including its ease-of-use and extensibility, have made Joomla a popular Web site software available. Joomla is an open source solution that is freely available to everyone.

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

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

Joomla is designed to be easy to install and set up even if you're not an advanced user. Many Web hosting services offer a single-click install, getting your new site up and running in just a few minutes.

Since Joomla is so easy to use, as a Web designer or developer, you can quickly build sites for your clients. Then, with a minimal amount of instruction, you can empower your clients to easily manage their own sites themselves.

Type: 
CMS/Portal
Year project started: 
2000
Latest release: 
1.5.18 - May 28, 2010
License: 
GPL
Available modules and features: 
Blog
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Contact form
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Forum
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Poll
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Search form
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Shoutbox
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User registration
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PHP version required: 
4.x or greater
Database compatibility: 
MySQL
Native language: 
English
Translated To: 
Many (view the CMS website for complete list)
Multilinguage support: 
Yes

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