- Jana Pilkington-Williams
Joomla is one of the most popular content management systems around. It has earned its good reputation and massive user base within a short period because of its great functionalities and features.Joomla is a platform that allows you to design corporate extranets or intranets, corporate websites, media portals, online communities, interactive websites, online magazines, e-commerce applications, blogs, newspapers and various other publications. Of the numerous benefits of using Joomla as a content management systems, the most important ones are listed below.
Here are some of the benefits of Joomla website design
1. Free platform
Unlike other commercial content management systems that offer different versions that depend upon a pre-determined budget, Joomla is available for free and in a single “all encompassing” version. In addition, Joomla provides a wide selection of add-ons that number in the thousands.
2. Saving Time
Making websites using Joomla helps you save time. Joomla’s control panel is easy to use. You can easily set keywords, add images, and edit text online. It also allows you to edit menu items in real time. You can easily create an entirely new section of a website and you can easily publish it using the Menu Manager once it is ready for launch.
3. Easy Installation
It is easy to install and set up Joomla even if you are not an advanced user. Since Joomla is quite easy to use web developers and designers can easily and quickly make websites for clients at an affordable price. In addition, all it takes is a minimal duration of instruction sessions with clients to empower them with the ability to manage their websites on their own.
4. Continuous Developments
The Joomla project team always strives to make it even better. It is why they usually regularly release improvements every 15 to 20 days. In every new version, many issues and bugs are fixed to offer Joomla developers a more refined platform to work with.
5. Access To Advanced Functionality At No Additional Cost
Joomla offers a wide range of plug-ins that enhance the functionality of the core program. The plug-ins include special complexities that cost much to develop for HTML websites. You can add bulletin boards, image galleries, shopping carts, directories, videos, blogs, and many other features. Joomla has hundreds of templates available that are easy to customise. Joomla websites are also very appealing and it is why it is regarded as a designer’s friend.
6. Massive Community Support & Forums
Joomla has a massive community that is always ready to help those who have any issues. In addition, forums are available where developers can share problems ad queries and have experts help solve them. It is also possible for developers to participate in various users groups for taking guidance and discussion purposes. The Joomla development team also regularly holds events in different parts of the world.
Joomla is truly and amazing content management system and it is no doubt that it is highly popular. Now that you are aware of the benefits of Joomla website design it is time to have a website that uses it. Let Adorn Media Studio build a beautiful custom Joomla website for your business. Click here to get in contact with us.
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