Joomla Zooming High in Technology
Joomla is needed for you to update the web pages easily. Joomla helps you in
three things mainly; namely content, template and layout.
Joomla is the most important and secured content management systems on the
earth. It has been used across the world by one and all. Everyone who is in to
business has to use this. Joomla is free to download and install on your server.
Most of the companies offer a free installation of Joomla utilizing a script inside your
hosting account. Joomla is installed in seconds and is fast, secure and reliable.
Who all are Joomla users?
Joomla users are small companies to fortune 100 companies. From municipalities to
government sites and non-profit organizations. Joomla offers an affordable,
powerful, efficient and effective website solution. Joomla helps in having multiple
users to contribute to a web site creating dynamic use experience. Joomla enables
the web master to engage in rapid content creation. All the content will be arranged
in a simple admin area. Joomla stores its content and page assets like images and
text. WebPages cannot be created by Joomla which could be edited in
Dreamweaver or HTML.
You can however edit the HTML contained in the BODY of a Joomla webpage and
the content inside a "custom module" using Dreamweaver or another HTML editor.
Doing so allows for building complex page layouts that go beyond the professionally
designed Joomla templates. This is also a simple way to add any FLASH elements,
some online Joomla video training sites that teach you step-by-step how to use
Those who are the beginners in learning Joomla, it may be difficult initially, DON’T
LOSE PATIENCE! All you need is to read the help forums at Joomla. Org and also
join the online community of Joomla users. More than 1 million people will be
waiting to help out if you ask. The help is abundant; you need to find out what to
ask and whom to ask. Joomla and WordPress are two of the most popular ones and
have established their own communities on the internet.
There are hundreds of quality forums and blogs dedicated specifically towards the
use of Joomla and WordPress for designing websites. Other web design and content
management systems including Drupal and Typo3 have also proved popular and
effective. However WordPress and Joomla seem to have an edge over the others in
terms of global popularity and use.
Joomla on the other hand offers many powerful features. There are Joomla
components that target almost every industry and market. A Joomla websites can
be customized accordingly to overcome any SEO shortcomings.
You can build small as well as complex web sites with the help of Joomla. Hence
scalability is there with Joomla. Joomla has a well formed and powerful API that
developers can use to extend the software or integrate with other systems as
required. Joomla websites can be easily integrated with other sources or websites.
Though Joomla is a typical open source content management system, a lot of magic
can be done and witnesses when integrated with many third party APIs either to
make it an ecommerce engine, or contain a blogging feature etc.
The best example of this and most widely used is Joomla + VirtueMart for
ecommerce portals which gives the flexibility of Magento including a shopping cart
system, integration with shipping APIs and a lot more.
About Author -
Henrika is working with leading Ecommerce Solution Provider firm based at
Sweden. she is passionate to share useful tips on Joomla Website Design, online
store development and Shopping Cart Development.