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"Modular content manager with incredible features"

What do you like best?

It is an online platform with which I can create very advanced web applications, I like Joomla because I can install different modules for different purposes, its interface is very intuitive and it is also very customizable if you have the necessary knowledge, it is very good to take statistical control of your application or web page.

What do you dislike?

To be able to use Joomla requires a good knowledge in web programming since some of its functions can be a little difficult to understand, besides the installation of some modules can be difficult.

Recommendations to others considering the product:

Before using Joomla, keep in mind that you need some knowledge in web programming to make some of your configurations, but there is no doubt that it will be a very useful tool in your work.

What problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

With Joomla I have been able to develop many interactive web pages, it helps me to manage them easily and simply, another thing that has helped me is that it allows me to create large projects in just a few days.

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Carlos C.
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"Create websites in a few hours with Joomla."

What do you like best?

Joomla is a great CMS for the creation of websites, although it sounds incredible we can build websites in just a few hours of work, if we already have some experience with this CMS.

It has many remarkable points, it is free and with a large community of users and developers, there are lots of themes that can be installed and customized to improve the graphic image of our website, there is also a wide variety of add-ons available that can be installed for provide some specific functionality that our website needs.

There is a lot of documentation on the web that facilitates the learning of this great CMS, in just two weeks anyone without experience could learn it and create basic and functional web sites.

What do you dislike?

It has many functionalities and this can be overwhelming for beginner users, also I consider that wordpress is a little more flexible and easy to use.

Recommendations to others considering the product:

t is a very powerful CMS and also free, it is not complex to learn and in no time any beginning user can adapt to their functionalities and create their own websites.

What problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Joomla is one of the CMS that I regularly use to create simple websites, it is very complete and facilitates the development of blogs and websites quickly.

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"Comprehensive review for Joomla CMS"

What do you like best?

Joomla is a powerful content management system. It is full of options which makes it stand out from the pack. Search keyword tracking, banner management and click logging are some of my favourite features. These are features that are not easily available in most of the other open source content management systems.

In newer versions, SEO Options has been improved dramatically over previous release and it's no longer necessary to depend on third party plugins.

Templating of Joomla has helped in achieving a decent ranking in the search engines.

What do you dislike?

Joomla sends PHP requests that, at times, are not necessary thus limiting the speed. The programming is also complex thus limiting customization and easy extension for non-pros.

Recommendations to others considering the product:

Joomla is a globally acclaimed and very comprehensive CMS that delivers beyond expectation. It is powerful and has almost everything you would dream of, from delivering a powerful website to blogging.It is extendable to anything one would like to extend it to.

What problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Easy and super fast web design even for non-php developers is the primary benefit that I have reaped from Joomla. I have been able to create websites within the shortest time possible without writing a single line of code.

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"Create robust and interactive web pages with this content manager"

What do you like best?

Joomla for me it is an excellent content manager with which I can program all kinds of web application, its code is fully editable which is very good since it can be easily customized having experience in web programming, also has a store where I can find very useful complements to expand its functions.

What do you dislike?

In order to properly manage this type of CMS requires a good programming experience, in addition to the supplements you have are very expensive and do not have many current updates.

Recommendations to others considering the product:

Before using this software it is advisable to have a previous experience in web programming, since the installation and initial configuration can be a bit difficult if you are not familiar with this type of tools.

What problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

With Joomla I have been able to create incredible interactive websites with excellent features, and it also helps me a lot in the administration and updating of content.

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"Joomla: a good option to publish web content"

What do you like best?

Joomla is amazing in organizing content for a website. It allows me that everything you post can be listed by title in alphabetical order so that in this way it facilitates the search of different parts of the content, besides that it is being updated constantly, i like that the templates are flexible to use. Your page version control is very effective, i like in turn that has incorporated the cache control, since it gives a more responsive to the requests.

What do you dislike?

Its security system worries a little, i know that Joomla works hard to extract the security patches as agile as possible, but it is a flaw that if not resolved in time will bring headaches, besides that document management can be somewhat cumbersome with the files that are loaded in different spaces.

Recommendations to others considering the product:

Joomla is a product can be adapted to many aspects, it is fantastic and ideal to give access to individual pages to multiple different users, it is really strong with search engine optimization, which is important for many organizations. I would not hesitate a second to recommend it for content management.

What problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

This program is used in Acumen Solutions to build and edit websites. Having as one of the objectives to promote the organization, as well as providing information in certain times, besides that it helps us to create portals of companies and some web applications for commercial purposes. It brings us benefits as an information exchange center.

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"Very easy powerful secure flexible web building software"

What do you like best?

Joomla have a lot of flexibility with its powerful development framework and smart to use cms system. You can also build easy apps ( extensions ) with many Joomlas CCKs example https://www.seblod.com/ or free Joomla component builder https://www.joomlacomponentbuilder.com/ Its also easy to have design templates/frameworks for rapid website building example https://www.joomshaper.com/page-builder and where you have a lot of many great large/small extensions example https://www.regularlabs.com/extensions/advancedmodulemanager/tutorial to modify/visulize your system to whatever you like. Joomla is also owned by its community and is 100% free with no encryptation whatsever..

What do you dislike?

Joomla have no commercial marketing and promoting company backing it up with sales, marketing and pr like other CMS that have an owner of the trademark and started this companies like Wordpress, Drupal etc so it can not be sold to anyone though all people that work with Joomla and its contribution will be owned by the community. Joomla have an organisation that protect that right for the community Open Source Matters https://www.opensourcematters.org/

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Please read and understand how Joomla work to get it right from the beginning bcs its so much stupid pr agains Joomla from its competitors that dont like that Joomla can replace their system and work better.

What problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Your business needs for a blog for many to many users where you want to have better control when your system grows and you want to have 100% control of that future development right from the start without having to change system bcs your business and needs grows. You can test the ACL control here example https://demo-extensions.perfectwebteam.com/administrator/index.php where you can check how you can manage all the control of who can use, view, change etc all content, users etc of all Joomlas components installed.

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"Would definitely recommend Joomla"

What do you like best?

The simplicity definitely, as I've used Wordpress prior to Joomla but Joomla just feels like you have much more control of your website. It definitely has so many different options and endless possibilities making it the perfect content management system for beginners.

What do you dislike?

I would like if there were an option to directly visit the article/page you are currently working on instead of manually having to go to the desired web page. Also, it would be great if you remove the feature which logs you out of Joomla if you're inactive for a few minutes, lost my progress so many times.

Recommendations to others considering the product:

As I've used Wordpress prior to Joomla but Joomla just feels like you have much more control of your website. It definitely has so many different options and endless possibilities making it the perfect content management system for beginners. First and fore most content management, adding new articles to the website and lately, we've been integrating other features with the website such as Pardot and automated email responses and it works like a charm! Would definitely recommend!

What problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

First and fore most content management, adding new articles to the website and lately, we've been integrating other features with the website such as Pardot and automated email responses and it works like a charm!

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"Joomla, a great CMS"

What do you like best?

Joomla is a CMS, Content Manager System, with great potential and very good features. Their strong point are that it is very simple to use, since you only have to create content pages and menu items and inmedietlly you have the website working. Related with the appearance, you just have to install a template that you like and will automatically change the layout of the page. There are inifinitas webs of templates and contents.

What do you dislike?

In general, it's very easy to use, but when you want to get out of the usual tasks, the level gets very complicated: modules, modification of templates, changes in the internal code.

Recommendations to others considering the product:

I recommend Joomla to everyone who wants to develop web pages regardless of the level they have. If you are a beginner you can start very quickly, and if you have a high level you can make very interesting projects.

What problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

In our case we use it to make full web pages, because for a low cost we can get a website with a very good look.

Daniel G.
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"Joomla, portales de compras web"

What do you like best?

Seguramente de los primeros productos CMS. Ha evolucionado mucho y todos esos años de experiencia se notan a la hora de usarlo ya que cuenta con muchisima configuración. Si eres un usuario sin experencia te llevará 15 minutos entender cómo funciona joomla y si eres programador web verás que puedes hacer autenticas virguerías.

What do you dislike?

Realmente nada. Como dije, puede tomar un par de días en entender cómo agregar contenido y estructurarlo, pero una vez que esto se resuelve, el resto fue muy fácil. Está claro que nada tiene que ver con portales ya existentes que generan una web semiautomático.

Recommendations to others considering the product:

Joomla fue uno de los primeros en salir, y sigue mejorando. El soporte es fácil de encontrar a través de su comunidad activa de código abierto. La configuración requiere una pequeña revisión del manual y navegar un poco por la web de la comunidad, pero una vez que supera este obstáculo inicial, todo lo demás es fácil de usar, intuitivo y súper flexible para satisfacer las necesidades de todos. Recordar también que es totalmente gratuito.

What problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Llegué a usar Joomla cuando necesitaba crear un portal web para que una empresa vendiera sus productos. Me llevó bastante crearles el portal desde 0 pero una vez terminado la calidad era muy buena y el cliente quedó satisfecho. En el futuro el propio cliente podrá administrarse su portal dado que le daremos formación para que el solo pueda modificar contenido.

Maria Z.
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"Good CMS for non specialized designers"

What do you like best?

Joomla became in one of the best options to make a website if your know-how of programming and design is not really high. It's easy to start, and very easy of use. To make it possible, there are thousands of webs with templates and extensions that allows you to customize your website to the level that you want. Another important thing is that there are a update system in the core of Joomla, that allows you to maintenance the installation updated and secure with just one click. In the old HTML websites wasn't needed but in this websites with JAVA, PHP and AJAX it's important to keep them updated.

What do you dislike?

The problem of Joomla is that you want to do something more complex, becomes more difficult to use, because you need to develop your own modules or your own templates, and this becomes to much work

Recommendations to others considering the product:

It's easy to start to develop websites. For people than never use it there are much information for use it.

Also the amount of websites with content for Joomla helps to make it easy.

What problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

We use Joomla and other CMS to develop simple websites for people than don't need really complex or interactive websites. It's really fast design a presentation website with Joomla

Travis B.
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"Joomla is a great Website CMS"

What do you like best?

Super easy to use, great template choices, ability to get an entire website up and running within an hour or less! The addition of free extensions and modules is fantastic and enable one to create a professional looking website for a fraction of the cost.

What do you dislike?

The potential for hackers that constantly try to attack the backend of the website can be draining, when attempting to maintain the website.

Recommendations to others considering the product:

As with anything, using Joomla will require a bit of a learning curve. But once installed, just go through the panel and play with all the various elements, and you'll figure it out. Be sure to go to joomla . org and read up on using the CMS. Also - add lots of the free components, modules and plugins (extensions) which will improve your site. I also recommend using a free program called "Akeeba" (you can find it online) which, once installed, will backup your Joomla site completely. Install that immediately. That way, if you mess up your site while working on it, you can easily get it back up and running within minutes.

What problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

I started out coding my websites using HTML, so when I found Joomla, it enabled me to setup an entire website within an hour. Joomla makes SEO a breeze, because one can post articles in advance, complete with meta tags, and request they post on specific dates, so your content is always kept fresh. Consequently, your webmaster is not forced to work on the site every single day, to try and refresh content and articles!

jasper p.
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"Simple Content Management"

What do you like best?

Its complexity, deep level navigation, sections in sections, categories. It makes no distinction between posts and pages, instead you use articles and modules for your content. Modules are best used for small pieces of content and media.

Great for all sorts of sites, with preference for community sites, eCommerce and portfolio/presentation sites.

What do you dislike?

Importing articles from one site to another is not as easy as with WordPress. There are extensions for it, like J2XML which does a good job, but migrating from one major version to the next can be problematic with respect to third party extensions

Recommendations to others considering the product:

Joomla is quite an easy to use CMS. Joomla! is a great choice for website design and development. There would be no amaze if we have had missed out something about Joomla!

What problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

One of the key points of utilizing Joomla as a CMS is that it doesn’t require any specialized technical skills to get help with it. This makes it easy for business clients who don’t know HTML programming or who are less keen on the technical part of the CMS. As an Admin, utilizing Joomla to deal with the site content would be a cakewalk for a nontech-savvy client.

Inma P.
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"Una de las mejores plataformas para iniciarse."

What do you like best?

Facilidad de uso – WordPress es significativamente más fácil de usar, especialmente para los no-desarrolladores.

Extensibilidad – Las comunidades de temas y plugins de terceros de WordPress facilitan la extensión de WordPress sin la necesidad de un desarrollo personalizado. Algunas personas incluso afirman que, con las extensiones correctas, WordPress puede hacer cualquier cosa que Drupal pueda hacer.

Facilidad para obtener ayuda – La masiva comunidad global de WordPress significa que es fácil de encontrar soporte para cualquier problema que surja.

Costos de desarrollo más bajos – WordPress ofrece más soluciones “listas para usarse” y los desarrolladores de WordPress suelen ser más asequibles que los desarrolladores de Drupal.

WordPress hace que sea mucho más fácil pasar de “cero” a “un sitio web completamente funcional que se ve bien”.

Con WordPress es posible encontrar un tema de nicho y tener un sitio funcional, y todo en una tarde de trabajo (obviamente, es poco probable que proyectos complejos se completen en una tarde).

What do you dislike?

No es un servicio gratuito: existen otras versiones sin coste, como WordPress.com u otras herramientas utilizadas para la creación de contenidos (creadores web online gratuitos, por ejemplo), aunque estas también están más limitadas, lógicamente.

Requiere de un nivel de conocimientos medio: WordPress no es una plataforma excesivamente compleja como otras, pero tampoco es tan intuitiva como los creadores web Drag and Drop, por ejemplo. En cualquier caso, tras un breve periodo de toma de contacto, el usuario sabrá desenvolverse con bastante soltura por la plataforma.

Aunque existen plugins que añaden funcionalidades comerciales, como WooCommerce, WordPress no suele ser la opción favorita para tiendas online de cierta complejidad y tamaño. En esos casos, se suele preferir Magento, OpenCart o Prestashop, entre otros.

Flexibilidad de diseño limitada: aunque hay plantillas para todos los gustos, si estás buscando un diseño completamente a medida, será necesario que contrates los servicios de un diseñador web, al que podrás transmitir tus propias ideas para que pueda crear una web 100% a medida. No obstante, existe una solución intermedia, que es la de contratar a un diseñador web para que cree un sitio web a medida pero basado a su vez en WordPress, de modo que el diseño lo puedan retomar más fácilmente otros diseñadores en el futuro o incluso el propio usuario si cuenta con unos conocimientos mínimos sobre WordPress.

Recommendations to others considering the product:

Muy buena plataforma para iniciarse en el mundo web

What problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Diseño web y plataformas de ecomerce

Reinaldo G.
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"Self managed web system for the creation of web pages and applications"

What do you like best?

Joomla has an excellent back-end in which I can configure all the elements of my web page, I can add and create modules, it has an excellent panel where I can find all kinds of options to configure my entire website, ideal for uploading content to the web quickly and easily.

What do you dislike?

The configurations are usually a bit complicated since it requires a high knowledge in web programming, also some of its modules and templates are difficult to install.

Recommendations to others considering the product:

It is an ideal platform with which you can develop incredible applications and websites, it is customizable and free.

What problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

I use Joomla for the creation and administration of websites and web applications, since it offers me excellent option and statistics of my websites.

Maria Elena Z.
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"A robust and adaptable content manager"

What do you like best?

The extensions allows you to add a wide variety of functions without writing code, you can have and manage very robust web pages, its interface is friendly, everything is clear and understandable, I can say that it does not require special skills to work with Joomla.

What do you dislike?

The performance begins to be lacking once you start installing add-ons and functions, and other advanced configurations require specialized programming knowledge.

Recommendations to others considering the product:

If you are looking for a content manager that is robust and free, this is an ideal option, however, it is convenient to have basic knowledge of web programming.

What problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

With the features currently present in Joomla, it is more than enough for my team and for me to develop very secure and fully operational websites.

Christian C.
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"Website Management Made Easy"

What do you like best?

-As a person that is not incredibly tech saavy, this platform makes it easy to implement quick changes to our website content.

-The sorting of pages and articles makes it easy to search for the correct pages to edit as well as keep a running history of what we've created before.

-The integration with other systems we use is seamless

What do you dislike?

-I would like the ability to at least see the back end code so when bugs occur we can identify the problem without hiring outside IT

-The document and file sorting is a bit of a mess and hard to navigate

-In line text editing could be a little more in-depth

What problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Joomla is a quick and easy way for even the least technical people to be able to manage their website content. It has made it easy for me to be able to create new pages as well as edit content on the pages.

Lucas R.
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"Joomla! is the multitalented CMS"

What do you like best?

I really like the flexibility of Joomla! with all the extensions and templates. Thanks to overrides and custom fields you can do nearly everything with this CMS. In case you need support you can mostly find the solution directly from the great community behind it. Join a JoomlaDay or a Joomla User Group and always stay up to date with the latest trends

What do you dislike?

Nothing in special. Joomla! delivers everything you need from a responsive default template to an ever enhancing extension directory.

Recommendations to others considering the product:

Can't wait for Joomla 4 with even more functionalities.

if you consider using Joomla! don't miss out the chance to meet the community. Wether on a JoomlaDay, the JandBeyond Conference or a local meetup of you nearest Joomla User Group.

What problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Easy content management for multiple users. We have multiple people creating content and thanks to the advanced ACL nothing can go wrong.

To display our google calendar directly on the website we simply added a new module to the front-page and added the given code by google without any bigger issues. As already said: You can solve everything within Joomla!

Sarah C.
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"Effective, but not user-friendly"

What do you like best?

Joomla can really do anything you want. If you have someone who can code and customize a website from soup to nuts, Joomla can host it with almost infinite possibilities. Its also an open-source CMS which means you can switch coders or hosts at any time - as long as they know their way around Joomla, they can get around your site.

What do you dislike?

Even once customized to your particular website, the backend of Joomla is not at all intuitive or user-friendly. You absolutely have to be specifically trained to navigate it in order to update or add content. If you do not have a web team on staff, you can quickly get in over your head. I'm a PR manager and so my background is not in the tech side of websites - just the content management. I can use most of the basic features of Joomla and I can keep our website more or less up-to-date, but I cannot make any design changes or extensive updates without outsourcing to a web developer.

Recommendations to others considering the product:

I would only choose Joomla if you have an in-house development team and need a very customized, high-end website. If you have more basic needs or do not have web developers on staff, go with something like WordPress or SquareSpace.

What problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Joomla was an excellent fix for our organization because it got our website off of a proprietary CMS system and onto an open source one, meaning that it was much easier for us to hire outside contractors to work on it and maintain the site. It also has limitless features - we needed a responsive calendar integrated as well as some other custom coding and our developer was able to put in everything that we needed.

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"Great content editor with good structure"

What do you like best?

I love the Joomla structure both from the perspective of the content publishers and from the perspective of the programmers. Joomla is configured outside the box to manage and organize large amounts of content and is very friendly. It is easy to work with this template system and it makes it much easier for designers and users. It's admin is customizable and it's logical. I tried to love Wordpress but I always go back to Joomla. In many ways, its main characteristics and general structure are more logical and clean for me. Many times there is no need for add-ons because the kernel will do most things, which will help later with site migrations and updates. Either with Wordpress or one's joomla, you need super-advanced feature sets, such as for e-commerce or other things, so I recommend looking for a customized service, because they will be much more stable and better in the long term for the maintenance and safety. But for content sites and most business applications, I love joomla in most other cms options. The latest joomla versions have also added good basic features that make it extensible in many ways. As a non-programmer by trade, I was able to learn joomla well and customize things for myself, as they are designed more logically.

What do you dislike?

The configuration may require an initial (steep) learning curve. It may not be as easy to configure as Wix or Weebly. Therefore, it may require the administrator to be more or less tech savvy (and not just a beginner).

Recommendations to others considering the product:

I have used it for years with excellent results for myself and my clients. I feel that my joomla sites have been easier to update and more stable than Wordpress sites as the years went by. I would prefer to solve a Joomla error much more than Wordpress, so I recommend it.

What problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

The benefits of using Joomla include managing content within a secure database. Other benefits of Joomla include learning about site analysis, metadata, structure and navigation to create a professional website

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"Joomla"

What do you like best?

I like it because it allows you to handle all the aspects of a web page, from the way it looks, through templates, to the way it interacts with the end user and the ones it can offer, such as contact forms, images, videos, text, data tables, etc. Through its components.Also, it allows you to manage and publish contents, as well as classify them in different categories to later find them easily and quickly.

What do you dislike?

To assemble a professional blog lacks all the tools, modules and themes, with comments, reputations, advanced labels.

Recommendations to others considering the product:

I recommend it because it is constantly improving the product thanks to a community of developers working for it, that effort has made Joomla! be popular, easy to use, stable and secure. In addition, it has many extensions and free templates that allow you to customize your site to fit your needs.

What problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

The benefits of this software, is that it is free and free, you can use it as many times as you wish, and modify your code according to the need; You have a step-by-step and quick installation wizard. As well as there are thousands of plugins and free components to extend the operation of the web; Similarly, hundreds of templates / themes to install and change the appearance of the web; It has a friendly interface for administration from where content, pages, articles, multimedia, etc. are managed. Extensive documentation on Joomla, its extensions, templates and solutions to errors. It has a community always ready to help you in any problem you have.

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"Amazing Performance Joomla"

What do you like best?

Rather than concentrating on Joomla just I disclose to you why Joomla is a superior option contrasted with Wordpress in numerous situations when you are not searching for blog just arrangement. (Obviously with regards to Blogs there's EasyBlog for Joomla). WordPress was and is in fact second rate contrasted with Joomla on account of – spaghetti codes – no multilingual choice out of the container – nor get to levels and control – nor legitimate menu administration (for those with gateways to oversee 50+ menu things) – no layout, module and dialect supersedes (continually making a kid topic is truly something that shouldn't exist in any case) – nor client gatherings and a considerable measure of different noes…

What do you dislike?

Expectation to learn and adapt is steep. There is a great deal of documentation, however much of the time issues that emerge are not recorded and hard to explain. Most documentation includes utilizing this as a blogging stage and not how to control your vision into a practical website - so it requires a significant stretch of time to figure out how to control things. The bigger your site gets, too, the more odd bugs you're probably going to experience. A non-software engineer can influence things to work, however information of programming and how the back end functions is important to make something that doesn't look cutout..

Recommendations to others considering the product:

It is a good website to make blog for ur website...

What problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

This helps in creating blog of my website.. and different types of addon is also helping me..

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"Un buen CMS, pero se ha quedado atrás"

What do you like best?

Joomla es un CMS y gestor de contenidos gratuito. Nos da la facilidad de crear un sitio web sin tener muchos conocimientos de diseño o programación web. Existen multitud de módulos que añaden funciones, muchos gratuitos y otros de pago. El panel de control que tiene es intuitivo, aunque puede mejorar en muchos aspectos. La instalación es fácil a través del asistente que nos proporcionan.

What do you dislike?

Se ha quedado un poco atrás. Actualmente Wordpress está mucho más extendido y con más módulos, extensiones y comunidad detrás. No recibe tantas actualizaciones como antes y tiene problemas de seguridad, pudiendo recibir ataques que dañen nuestro sitio web.

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Pienso que hoy en dia hay mejores opciones. Si vas a usar un CMD iria directamente a Wordpress, ya que mejora en todo bajo mi punto de vista a Joomla y tiene bastante más contenido y de mejor calidad. La seguridad también es mayor. A modo de prueba, para aprender o sitios webs sencillos si pueden ser el objetivo de Joomla.

What problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Inicialmente, ayudaba mucho a la hora de crear un sitio web, ya que ahorrabas mucho tiempo en código y diseño obteniendo muy buenos resultados. También la gestión del panel te ayudaba mucho, pudiendo tener varios usuarios con acceso y la inserción de material nuevo era fácil de hacer.

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"Joomla is a great website CMS"

What do you like best?

I love that Joomla is free, full of extensions and that it contains the ability to add so many necessary extensions for free. It is easy to use, once you know how.

What do you dislike?

Not much in Joomla that I dislike, except that there are not a lot of free templates to choose from that work well on mobile phones.

Recommendations to others considering the product:

Joomla is free, but it offers a plethora of extensions and plugins that help to improve the viability of your business website. Since it is so rich in basic services, there is a learning curve in figuring out how to make your website work. If you stick to it, watch the videos on youtube that show you how to create your website, and then add extensions, plugins and content, you should be up and running in no time!

What problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Joomla CMS offers a lot of free extensions, which help me to create professional-looking business websites that are interactive and have the ability to compete with other, more expensively-created websites.

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"Feature rich open source CMS at the top of the list"

What do you like best?

Highly adaptable framework and very intuitive back-end; with many thousands of well developed Extensions available to boost site features, tending to work out-of-the-box with a highly finished look and feel.

What do you dislike?

Having used other content management systems, the back-end feels in need of a little more development. Clients tend to take longer to pick up management than on Drupal for example. Most Extensions carry additional costs but is relatively minimal compared with Drupal's free Modules which then require further development.

Recommendations to others considering the product:

Look at required site features, comparing Joomla! Extensions available with Drupal's Modules and the level of support and bug releases on each. Joomla! has much more well designed Extensions at a cost, which may be more difficult to further extend; Drupal Modules have more extendibility from the ground-up, carry no cost, but require much more time to develop.

What problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Better ecommerce manageability. That compared to some other CMS ecommerce solutions, there is a much wider range of configurations available when integrating VirtueMart, making this one of the top choices.

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"It is a free and open sourced content management application system used for publisb web content."

What do you like best?

⦁ It is the best web-based application system to develop an e-commerce website.

⦁ Using this system, you have the power to restrict visitor access, you can decide who can visit the site, comment or publish or manage the content.

⦁ There are more than 4000 templates to choose from.

⦁ It offers many built-in functionality like; metatags and automatic SEO links and keywords.

What do you dislike?

⦁ Without developer expertise, for any beginner it is difficult to understand.

⦁ It has limited marketplace.

⦁ If there are many extensions installed, they don’t always combine with each other.

⦁ Upgrading from older version to a newer version can cause compatibility problems with the theme or coding.

What problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

⦁ You can modify in any way you desire.

⦁ The media manager provides you to store unlimited amount of links for a long menu.

⦁ It uses the Microsoft Windows SQL Server so that it can be used in Microsoft environment.

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"Joomla is everything you need and more"

What do you like best?

The ability to own my content and my platform certainly make Joomla very compelling. I have never had any issues with finding companies who are able to support the application whenever I needed. If there was ever a time I struggled with something, there was always a member in the active community to help out.

What do you dislike?

Since there is no formal company which maintains the platform, you are at the mercy of the community to release new updates. Unlike WordPress, Joomla is a community-based application, so if there are every a security update, you have to hope that there will be someone who can quickly solve it and release a patch to the rest of the community.

Recommendations to others considering the product:

Joomla is the perfect CMS for those who are looking to get selling their products online in the blink of an eye.

What problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Joomla does a wonderful job at allowing its users to modify the framework to be completely customizable. Joomla is simply a foundation for what you are looking to do for your application. It can be a simple single-page website, or it can be a highly customized e-commerce application.

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"Un CMS no tan fácil para no-programadores."

What do you like best?

Lo mejor de Joomla es quees un CMS Open Source y gratis. Es muy fácil editar la plantilla por defecto que trae el sitio web y tenerlo listo en 1-2 horas. La plantilla por defecto es muy fácil de personalizar incluso para las personas que no tengan experiencia en diseño web. Con el sistema de plugins se puede personalizar completamente para que se adapte totalmente a las necesidades de tu empresa.

What do you dislike?

No es intuitivo. Para personas que hayan practicado con Joomla les será un muy buen CMS pero si no has usado nunca Joomla te será muy difícil hacer cosas más allá que modificar la plantilla por defecto.

Recommendations to others considering the product:

Encuentra un desarrollador que sepa manejar el CMS Joomla a la perfección.

What problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Usamos Joomla para crear y editar nuestra página web.

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"One of the most complete, yet easy-to-use CMS"

What do you like best?

Joomla is a very flexible solution, allowing you to build a solid web site without having technical knowledge. Using templates is easy and you will also find plenty of plugins and extensions, allowing you to build a customized system.

What do you dislike?

Joomla can be a little difficult to use at the beginning. It is also very dependent on the template you use. The more extensions you use, the more problems you will have in the long run, especially after updates, so my suggestion is to be careful with extensions and only use the ones that are really necessary to your business. Compared to WordPress, Joomla is not especially SEO-friendly. I'm not an expert in that field, but I suggest you speak to your SEO team before deciding to go with Joomla.

Another weak point, from a localization point of view, is that the visible front-end texts are scattered among many sections (you can have texts in the menu section, as modules, inside components, as articles, etc.), so controlling all this (when you need to translate them) can be daunting.

Recommendations to others considering the product:

Being open-source, you should consider the pros and cons of that: there is a huge community, but it is not always easy to find the professional you need.

What problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

We wanted to quickly launch a web site without a deep knowledge of PHP and Javascript and Joomla allowed us to do that. We installed Joomla in just a few seconds on a shared hosting space, bought a template, customized it and we were ready to go in really no time. Of course, you need to have a clear definition of your web project before you start using Joomla, otherwise you will lose lots of time finding your way through the menus...

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"Joomla is a great content management system"

What do you like best?

Joomla! is a great CMS. Its nature of being an open-source solution allows developers to freely modify and distribute its code. It’s easy to use and feels more of word processing resource rather than web development. Joomla! Also allow one use extensions to add on to your website functionalities. You can use it to build various professional websites including e-commerce websites.

What do you dislike?

Joomla! Is not as popular as WordPress which means plugins available to extend your website functionalities are not as many as those available for WordPress. Most of those plugins are not free but paid and mostly have compatibility issues. Lastly Joomla is a little bit more complex than other CMS solution available

Recommendations to others considering the product:

Joomla is a great CMS. Easy to use and does not necessarily need programming skills to use. It can help you put up a professional website up in a very little time. Sure try it.

What problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

We use Joomla to build websites for our clients. With Joomla! as developers we are able to develop professional websites in a little time. This is saves us time and earns us more money for we are able to take up more projects.

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"One of the most Secured Content Management System Out there"

What do you like best?

Joomla upon the fact it's more expensive to use than other most trending CMS, is still one of the most secure Open Source Content Management System I have used.

It create a custom drag and drop features enabling anyone without any coding skills to be able to manage their blogs and websites.

With Joomla, you can manage your contents by just logging in and creating your blog post. It's also good for news publishing, passion blogging and all sort of online traditional publishing.

What do you dislike?

The platform lack consistent developers on like WordPress where millions of Developers are there.

Joomla plugins and themes are far more expensive than WordPress.

Joomla is not as easy to manage as compared to WordPress.org

Recommendations to others considering the product:

Joomla is a custom CMS I respect so much go ahead and use it for your blog. The only issue I had is the fact that some plugins are regularly not updated by their respective developers.

What problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

I have used Joomla for my news publishing blog and it's confirmed to be a very secure interface for journalism and traditional news publishing.

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"A Good CMS For If You Know Some HTML"

What do you like best?

Easy to use with a lot of customization. Joomla is very easy to use once you get the hang of it, but it can take a few days to get used to using it. Once you know where everything is and how it works it really is relatively simply to navigate and understand.

What do you dislike?

Joomla may have too many features for some users. There is so much customization and so many options available in the base installation of Joomla it can be difficult to understand it all. I like the level of customization available, but some people have noted that it is difficult to really understand what everything does.

Recommendations to others considering the product:

If you have a competent system admin who is familiar with Linux and PHP, Joomla is a solid choice. It is easy to set up and configure, but it can be slightly more challenging to manage content unless you are familiar with HTML, but this is really based on what template you choose.

What problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

We are using Joomla to host several different small one-off websites. Most of these are event websites, but some are simply informational.

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"Joomla - easy to use if you're not a Rocket Scientist"

What do you like best?

Rapid, easy deployment on most hosting platforms. One click install helps many novice users get up and running quickly, especially those without any technical experience. Open source, tons of plugins (many of them free), easier to learn compared to other content management systems. To summarize, Joomla is: easy to learn, flexible and stable/secure.

What do you dislike?

I don't have much to say negatively about the platform, but compared to Wordpress, there just aren't as many (quality) of-the-shelf themes available. Using this platform as a shopping cart is also limited as far as plugins go, at least for the non-developer type of user.

Recommendations to others considering the product:

For me as a developer, I found Joomla to be the easiest to set up and get running on my own. As a user/admin of a Joomla site - it's about as easy as it can be to manage my content.

What problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

As a small company, cost plays a role in many of our decisions. Using Joomla, has helped us manage costs building and maintaining the websites we create for clients. It is very easy to setup, and we have created our own starter package to get the instance running on any hosting platform supporting Apache/MYSQL very easily.

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"A good Framework to build Content management system websites"

What do you like best?

Joomla is a popular CMS framework in php. I worked on Joomla for 3 to 4 years. By using Joomla we get lots of free and paid templates online, there on we can customize the selected template based on the user requirement. We can create our own customized Component, plugin and module in Joomla. We can create our own positions in template html by adding the new html under template html file. Using Joomla we can have two interfaces one for user and one for admin. For both interfaces we can create our own customized components, modules and plugins.

What do you dislike?

As i worked on Joomla few years back by that time i was facing some security reasons. Other than that i didn't face any issues regarding the Joomla.Apart from Joomla in market lots of CMS frameworks on php are available like Word press and Drupal.

Recommendations to others considering the product:

I would recommend to my friends and colleagues to use Joomla to build any CMS websites. I suggest my friend startup companies to start working with Joomla to build the CMS based websites.

What problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Worked on lots of Content management system website for business ,apart from that i worked on eCommerce website by using Joomla component.Mostly i worked on Joomla for content management system websites for solving the business problems.

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"For someone who doesn't know code, Joomla is not super intuitive"

What do you like best?

I like that we have a cost-effective way to handle content management for our documentation site and corporate website. As a writer, I can get in and make changes with out always needing to contact our designer to help.

What do you dislike?

Joomla just doesn't seem that easy to use. Formatting can be a massive pain; that's why I say that you should know html really well. However, even when our designer, who knows html, tries to solve certain issues, it can take her a long time to figure out what's wrong. The interface isn't very friendly, and the search function isn't very powerful or accurate.

Recommendations to others considering the product:

Make sure that you have the chance to test the product in a sandbox, if that's possible. Try to find out how using it really feels.

What problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

We maintain two websites on Joomla. I'm not sure what benefits we've realized. We successfully maintain the sites, but I feel like another solution would probably be better for us. I'd like more flexibility in formats and better ease-of-use.

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"Great, straightforward CMS that allows easy allocation of management of various pages"

What do you like best?

I love the ability to assign users different levels/areas of access so that they can keep pages updated themselves and I'm not constantly updating something when someone emails me. This is an especially nice feature the bigger the pool of people who need to edit the page gets.

What do you dislike?

Interface looks a little old-fashioned and can be a bit finicky, which is intimidating to less experienced users.

Recommendations to others considering the product:

It might be nice to, as we've done, give users a little document with a crash course in basic HTML stuff and addressing some of the quirkier features of Joomla. This can greatly reduce the amount of support requests you get.

What problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

We use this to manage the pages for the English Department at a big university, so we have total access but each program or individual represented can, if they wish, have control over their own page.

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"Joomla- stuck in the past"

What do you like best?

Joomla has its benefits, especially for user management and user roles. This ability is a native feature of the CMS, unlike other platforms like WordPress (which typically requires additional plugins to manage complex user roles, and thus is more vulnerable to security attacks). I've also found Joomla to be more widely-used overseas, so that does give it some cred as an international CMS.

What do you dislike?

Unfortunately, Joomla is difficult to teach administrator users, hasn't updated the look and feel of it's Admin dashboard to meet modern UI standards, and doesn't have as many integrations and plugins available as other CMS.

Recommendations to others considering the product:

You may want to take into consideration how disruptive CMS updates are when selecting Joomla vs. another open-source CMS. In comparison to WordPress, Joomla requires much more labor to upgrade your website to the latest version of the CMS software.

What problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Joomla is primarily used as a CMS for our client's websites. As a web design agency, we built websites using open-source CMS such as Joomla. We do work with several nonprofit organizations located in Europe and Africa, and they tend to ask us about using Joomla for their sites.

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"Joomla is highly flexible"

What do you like best?

I've been using Joomla since its infancy, and the open source CMS is my favorite among the crowd. The built-in options for things like templating, menus, and use access control make a ton of sense and allow you almost unlimited flexibility to build a website. It has a strong, supportive development community and I'm not sure there's much that can't be accomplished with Joomla.

What do you dislike?

For the most basic sites, Joomla can be a bit too much sometimes, and over the years the upgrades have not been very smooth. However, upgrading has become pretty simple in recent years. One big concern about Joomla is that users don't maintain it as they should, but this is a concern for any piece of software. It must be kept up-to-date to allay security concerns.

Recommendations to others considering the product:

When comparing something like Drupal or WordPress to Joomla, the most important consideration is how well your vendor can support it, how well they can train you to use it, and how much customization is needed to get it to work the way you want.

What problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Joomla is a very powerful CMS that can run almost any type of website. It's highly scalable, so it allows me to offer all sorts of customized sites to my clients with straightforward editing and management. The ability to have multiple templates on one site, multiple menus, and highly-customized user access makes it my first choice for websites that require multiple users.

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"Joomla is symply the best CMS in 2017"

What do you like best?

With Joomla you can build a simple blog or the most complicate corporate website easily.

• Clear, powerful & flexible architecture and framework

• Back-end/Front-end Administration ergonomic is clear, concise and smart

• Complete Administration accessible by mobile device or Desktop

• Third party modular components & Developers are outstanding in quality and service

• Joomla community will never let you down if you need help on their forum, as a newbie, user or as a developer

• Easy integrated multi-language system

• Easy integrated core & language overrides with straightforward templates system

• Brand New Router for cleaner URL

• Cleaner & faster Code

• Complete easy internal Joomla & Third party components update system

• ALSO INTEGRATED SYSTEMS:

- Content Custom Fields builder

- Article Versioning

- ACL manager

- Banners

- Newsfeed

- Contacts & Messaging

- URL rewriting & Redirect

- Smart Internal Search

- Tags

- Web links

The products and people around Joomla are simply different, in all my years building web sites from simple html/css and trying all important CMS out there, I always come back to Joomla. My vision is simple, I will ONLY propose the BEST SYSTEM to my customers, the one I will be using myself. Today the one I propose is ONLY JOOMLA!

What do you dislike?

In the far past some of the core updates was a little tricky compare to the great easy update system of the newer Joomla version.

Recommendations to others considering the product:

Go ahead, try it !

What problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

My work represent Me and I know my customer get the best product for their money. My business model is not “Hit & Run” style and I know that this system will handle any of their demands and adapt easily to their needs for a long time. Thanks to Joomla.

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"Most Secure Content Management System for Creating Websites"

What do you like best?

What I have always liked about Joomla is how secure the CMS is. In my history of creating websites with Joomla, I have never had any of my Joomla websites hacked. For my websites whose websites have a high likelihood of being hacked, I always choose Joomla over other content management systems like Wordpress.

Another thing I like about Joomla is that it is open source. I don't have to pay anything to use the platform. The only thing you will have to pay for at some point is the premium templates and extensions. And still, on this, you can always decide to use the free template and plugins and end up paying nothing to have a complete website up and running.

Another thing I like about Joomla is how the templates are set up. The templates are configured in modules which detect the positioning of various components in your website. If you want to check the modules of your Joomla template, you can do so using: http://mydomain.com/index.php?=1. This helps you plan the arrangement of the various sections of your website pages.

What do you dislike?

One of the things I dislike about Joomla is that it is not very good at it's blogging capabilities. If a client wants s a blogging website, I am forced to use WordPress.

Another thing I don't like about Joomla is that compared to WordPress, it is not very well documented. If you face a challenge and are looking for a solution to it online, chances are you may not get it.

Recommendations to others considering the product:

If you are looking for a solution to help you set up a secure website that's hard to hack, then Joomla should be your choice.

What problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Joomla helps me as a web designer to set up secure websites for my clients. The stable and secure websites help my clients to have more credibility with their customers.

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"Intricacy leads to more issues"

What do you like best?

Joomla is a really robust platform with lots of available plugins — you can accomplish a lot with it.

What do you dislike?

The size of Joomla is also it's downfall. It's trying to do too many things for too many people. The content and navigation systems are clunkier than WordPress and we've struggled to combat SEO issues that result from the organization of pages/content/categories/items.

Recommendations to others considering the product:

If you need a relatively simple website, then Joomla is probably more than you need.

What problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

We used to build websites almost exclusively on Joomla, but as SEO became a big consideration and WordPress improved, we eventually switched over almost entirely.

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"effective and robust cms"

What do you like best?

Joomla can really do anything you want. If you have someone who can code and customize a website from soup to nuts, Joomla can host it with almost infinite possibilities. Its also an open-source CMS which means you can switch coders or hosts at any time - as long as they know their way around Joomla, they can get around your site.

What do you dislike?

Requires the admin to be more-or-less tech savvy, to have worked previously with other cms (and no longer just a novice).

Recommendations to others considering the product:

You absolutely have to be specifically trained to navigate it in order to update or add content. If you do not have a web team on staff, you can quickly get in over your head.

What problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Joomla was an excellent fix for our organization because it got our website off of a proprietary CMS system and onto an open source one, meaning that it was much easier for us to hire outside contractors to work on it and maintain the site.

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"Flexible, but not friendly"

What do you like best?

The joomla platform allows a web developer to do pretty much anything. It's got enough flexibility and add-ons to accommodate lots of styles. Text heavy, menu heavy, image heavy - it can handle it. You can customize everything according to your tastes. All that without much knowledge of coding beyond basic HTML 5 (although more certainly helps). It's pretty easy to create an initial (simple) website if you don't have a lot of put up.

An interesting function of joomla, is that it's mostly user-run. Once you purchase the platform and a template, all support is run off user forums. So there isn't an official support line, but among the various forums it's pretty easy to get some help.

What do you dislike?

It's completely non-intuitive. If you know what you're doing and are joomla trained, it's probably an excellent platform. But trying to figure out how to do anything more than author the simple articles is really difficult to understand unless you've explicitly been trained on joomla. While the basic template is really easy to manipulate, beyond that is really difficult. For example, I was attempting to extend the maximum limit of images on a slideshow, and that simple extension took three steps - only one of which was intuitive.

Recommendations to others considering the product:

Definitely find a web developer who is specifically Joomla trained. It's important to know how to use the platform well in order to receive the best return. Because it is extremely technical, flexibility is high, but it is not friendly at all. I would not recommend trying to "figure it out" because you will inevitably end up creating a link-flow or process in a way that makes it really difficult to edit later (yes - speaking from experience).

What problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

My company is a scientific research and biotech company that puts out all types of content: videos, articles, white papers, and images. Joomla's platform allows us to make the website HUGE, but relatively navigable. It definitely would be easier if the content were less linked and smaller in terms of content, but that applies to every platform, I suppose.

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"The best CMS ..... after Wordpress"

What do you like best?

Joomla is beginner friendly, is regulary updated,have a good customization options and have a great online community. I used it for month for a little business, it's was good for a basic store.

Joomla offers templates and extensions but because it is less popular than WordPress, there are quite fewer templates and extensions.

You can also use it for blogging.

it's free.

the SEO Options is now implemented in the bese installation, not need a third party plugins.

What do you dislike?

Joomla is for me, the second best option for business and blogging. But i's a very good alternative.

Some third party plugins are expensive.

The community have a tons of modules, but they are hard to find and harder to maintain.

Recommendations to others considering the product:

It's a very good alternative to Wordpress, you can take a look a it.

What problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

My first online business store was made with Joomla, was a good experience. It's a great CMS.

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"Great add-on for flexibility"

What do you like best?

Joomla provides an easy-to-configure front end for us to manage a database that isn't integrated with our current web platform.

What do you dislike?

Nothing really to dislike with this product.

Recommendations to others considering the product:

Joomla is anything you want it to be - it is very flexible and easy to work with. It's also easy to integrate into existing web platforms, so you don't need to make customizations to you existing platform. It's great for small projects that don't fit into the mold of the huge platforms.

What problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

We had a store locator database that was hosted by our previous order management/web application provider. When we moved to a new platform, this database couldn't be accommodated in the platform. We used Joomla to build a new database as well as a front end to manage it, and then integrated the locator information into our web site. Without it, we would have had to invest far more money and time to build the integration in our new platform.

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"No lo recomiendo"

What do you like best?

Lo que más me gusta es la cantidad de complementos compatibles y la fluidez de todo fluye cuando hay varios usuarios en el servidor al mismo tiempo.

What do you dislike?

El back-end, donde la mayor parte del tiempo de un administrador de aplicaciones web necesita más trabajo, a pesar de que fue una gran mejora en comparación con las versiones anteriores (especialmente 1.5) todavía se siente antinatural o incluso torpe a veces, pero esto es todo desapareció tan pronto como te acostumbras. También habría sido bueno si todo el framework de Joomla se hubiera estructurado de una manera más amigable con los programadores, confiando más en OOP y estándares y / o paradigmas bien conocidos, ya que el MVC de Joomla no es su patrón MVC estándar, aunque entiendo que necesitaría volver a escribir todo el código base del proyecto y que no es un gran problema si planea invertir en aprender los pormenores del marco.

Recommendations to others considering the product:

Lo recomendaría muchísimo para uso personal, incluso para negocios pequeños y / o familiares. Si no puede hacerlo usted mismo, el costo de contratar un desarrollador de Joomla es relativamente pequeño, especialmente considerando el desarrollo de aplicaciones web personalizadas. Definitivamente es un gran competidor y una de las mejores soluciones de CMS.

What problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Usamos Joomla para la administración de contenido. Cosas como exhibiciones de autos y otros eventos fueron anunciados en nuestro sitio de Joomla, y pudimos tener muchas galerías llenas de autos para ver que funcionaron sin problemas.

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"A versatile manager, with a lot of potential, and easy to upgrade"

What do you like best?

Joomla is a very versatile content manager. Although its modular operation will make it difficult to fit everything together at first, it will later become a tool with a multitude of possibilities. Best of all, you don't need to be an expert to keep the entire manager and modules up to date. Its update system works correctly, and you will be able to update without fear of losing your website's capabilities. The general modular operation will allow you to design every detail of the website without having to modify the code.

What do you dislike?

Its design by modules, although versatile, will make the learning curve slope, since to configure the same module you must access different options and parts of the panel, although it allows for greater customization, it is necessary to understand well how the system works.

Recommendations to others considering the product:

It's a good choice, with a great community behind it, to at least consider.

What problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

The main requirement is that it must be free of charge, and it is. With the wide range of customization you can make an authentic and personalized website to what you need without it looking like other hundreds.

Alfred N.
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"A content management software that attentuates the development and appearance of website content"

What do you like best?

Its an open source software allowing users to modify and distribute the content easily

Supports e-commerce by availing content that pushes the demand/brand growth of a company

Its easy to edit the developed content using the software

What do you dislike?

In a busy website that receives lots of hits per day, it places the demand and traffic on the servers of the website a lot

Recommendations to others considering the product:

To enhance the growth of your company and elevate the sales made, Joomla is the software to turn to due to its insight and transformation role in the website content developed and broadcasted to the prospective audience using the web channels. This is the right software in developing authentic website content

What problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

The business problem that we are solving is having web developers who come up with light web content and sometimes glaring errors in the content posted as the platform did not allow the editing of the content before it is posted. However with Joomla we can develop accurate content that matches with our business brand and increases the traffic and visibility of our business to prospective customers

Joshua H.
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"Great Website Builder"

What do you like best?

Easy to use for new users to pick up and learn. Fast updating for websites as well.

What do you dislike?

Sometimes the backend can get a little unruly, but nothing a little patience cannot fix.

Recommendations to others considering the product:

This product is really easy to maintain and work with once setup. I was not here for original setup, so I cannot answer for that part of the implementation. The product really does well with updating and working with the pages. Adding new pages and articles is a breeze. The only issues I have with the solution is the building of the pages themselves. Trying to get pictures in a certain way can defiantly be a problem, but again, nothing a little patience cannot fix.

What problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

We needed a website for our department and we are still currently using Joomla for those reasons. This product does exactly as needed, and we have no need for anything else to run with it.

Jose G.
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"Joomla, good CMS for new people in web development"

What do you like best?

Joomla is a Content Manager System ideal to start with developing websites, it's basic but very easy to start. There are much options to configure, and there are thousands of webs with free templates to use

What do you dislike?

If your level is low, there are some things that can be difficult to start, but in the net there are lots of information. Also is difficult to create your own template.

Recommendations to others considering the product:

Good to people that needs to make a website fast and isn't a professional website developer.

What problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Joomla it's perfect to make a website fast and simple. Therefore you can sell a website with a reduced price with Joomla

Kate from G2

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