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Joomla CMS Sites

Joomla is a long established CMS, and I've been around the Joomla block a few times ourselves.  It's not ideal for every job, but for certain applications it is unbeatable thanks to well produced system extensions. Joomla is a free, open source content management system built using PHP and the MVC framework.  There are three major releases - 1.0, 1.5 and, as of January 2011, 1.6.  All of my Joomla builds are based on 1.5 and I have made the decision to stick with that particular release for the moment, with a view to moving my Joomla sites to the 1.7 version when it is released.  Why?  One of the main benefits of Joomla is the vast scope and quality available ... Read more