Joomla is an open source content management system that uses the model-view-controller framework. This is a free software that can be downloaded from their website, MVC making it very easy to program as well. It uses PHP at the programming language, the object oriented programming style (OOPs) making it easier to customize by making more modules and extensions if required. Joomla has grown in popularity over the years to become a content management system that is trusted by many all around the world.
Although Joomla is a very popular content management system, there is more Joomla than just content management. This articles goes on to describe them in more detail.
Joomla as a Content Management System
As a content management system, Joomla is very intuitive and extremely flexible. It has a low learning curve and hence it is easy to understand. A high level of customization is possible by simply making use of the admin panel that is provided. Further more the new version of Joomla that was recently released make editing, making changes and adding new content even easier. This is because of the new feature added where the users can edit the content from the front side itself it they are logged in. A small icon appears if the user is logged in enabling them to make changes there itself.
Joomla as an ecommerce website
An ecommerce website is useful to just about any shop, hence it is no big surprise that the number of online stores are on the rise. Joomla offers great many ecommerce solutions in via the many extensions that are easy to install, configure and use. Some of the more popular ecommerce extensions for Joomla are:
VirtueMart: VirtueMart has been around since a long time almost ever since Joomla has been around. It is a free and open source solution that is very feature risk and has evolved over time to become a better and more improved ecommerce package.
Hika Shop: This is an ecommerce shopping extension that is simple and flexible as one would want a shopping cart to be.
Developing your website with AIS Technolabs
There are enumerable possibilities with Joomla. Besides building a content management system or a ecommerce website it is also possible to build a portfolio management system and more. AIS Technolabs is a place where all the development is made to seem very simple and easy.