We talked about website design and development with Content Management Systems in the last blog. We mentioned that Drupal was an example of a content management system but didn’t discuss any other options. Now that you know what a CMS is, you should also know that you have options. One of the major competitors for Drupal (mentioned in prior blog) is called Joomla and it will be the subject of today’s blog.
Joomla is a good choice for someone who is just starting out with content management. It has a very user-friendly interface and offers lots of unique features including caching, RSS feeds, printable web pages, news flashes, blog polls, search, and language internationalization support. Joomla also has a great selection of free and commercial design templates and themes. Like Drupal, Joomla is a good CMS to help you start a community with multiple users; it is also a great tool to help you start an online store. The most common drawbacks of Joomla are that it is not XHTML compliant and that it does not allow for multi-sites. If you would like to discuss in detail which content management system works best for your needs give us a call and we’ll provide some suggestions.