Joomla Breaks 50 Million Downloads
Joomla is a popular content management system (CMS) used for a variety of purposes from website building to intranets. In february Marketwire.com reported (http://m.marketwired.com/press-release/joomla-cms-passes-50-million-downloads-1882565.htm) that Joomla had surpassed 50 million downloads making it one of the most popular CMSs second only to Wordpress. Joomla Website Design is more powerful than Wordpress and is well-suited to business needs where extra features and security are required.
“This is a huge milestone for the Joomla community that can be traced back to the tireless work of hundreds of thousands of contributors,” said Paul Orwig, President of Open Source Matters, who that provides organization and representation for Joomla.
The Joomla software is free open source software and was first released in 2005. Since then it has become so ubiquitous that an estimated 3% of the web runs on Joomla. With users ranging from Harvard University to IHOP to bands and personal blogs, Joomla continues to solidify its position in the CMS market. (http://w3techs.com/technologies/overview/content_management/all)