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Nowadays lots of people want and need to create their own website on the Internet. What are the options for such people? What must you know to create your own website? Or do you have to pay a lot of money to developers of websites? Let's try to answer these questions together. Today we talk about Joomla, which allows you to create your own website yourself.

 

The content management system (CMS) gives you the opportunity to change, amend and manage the content of your web pages on the Internet. With it, knowledge of HTML and programming languages is not necessary.

 

Joomla CMS is popular among users of the content management system and their content. The system is free – it is a GNU GPL license.

 

 

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The advantage of Joomla is that it will be understandable even for beginners – the system interface is perceived at an intuitive level. Managing site created on this system is a trifling stuff.

 

To use this software you don't need lots of professional knowledge. Even inexperienced users will be able to use it. Its engine is written a huge number of both paid and free modules and plugins. They significantly extend the capabilities of Joomla in creating complex projects.

 

It is important that Joomla allows you to create high-quality Internet projects that in the future will be easy to upgrade and expand the functionality of the sites by adding new modules.

 

Joomla is a system with open code that is used to develop websites with a small amount of information and to create online shops, it's written in PHP language using MVC architecture, the information is stored in a MySQL database, PostgreSQL, or MS SQL. The management system of Joomla is one of the most popular and affordable programs for maintenance of sites. Websites created on Joomla are easy and simple to use. A flexible system of components and modules will help to create a desired design of the Joomla website.

 

Advantages of Joomla:

  • Content management system of Joomla has a minimal set of tools that can be expanded if it's necessary.
  • Creating a website on Joomla, you can add multi level access to registered users.
  • The developers of Joomla offer a large number of modules and components.
  • There is the possibility of writing your own modules and plugins for Joomla and editing them built-in.
  • Multilingualism.
  • In the Joomla, text editing happens in the TinyMCE editor, which is similar to MS Word text editor.

Knowing how to work with Joomla, you can create such web resources:

 

  • a personal page or a business card;
  • information blog;
  • news portal or online newspaper;
  • a website for small business or e-Commerce;
  • a corporate website.

 

After creation of the website, that’s important to decide, what design you want to see and which one would attract as many customers as it’s possible. That’s great if you are a designer and know for sure what would look great and what not, but if you are not a professional, the result you dream about won’t be reached. The Internet is full of design agencies, that are always ready to design your website, logo and so on. Or you are always welcome to start a contest on a variety of websites like designcontest.com and choose the best-proposed design for you. So, good luck to you and for your future website! :)