Joomla is a free and open source content management system (CMS) for publishing content on the World Wide Web and intranets.

Joomla works on model–view–controller (MVC) Web application framework that can also be used independently.
What are some real world examples of what Joomla! can do?
Joomla was used all over the world to power Web sites of all shapes and sizes. For example:

  • Corporate Web sites or portals
  • Corporate intranets and extranets
  • Online magazines, newspapers, and publications
  • E-commerce and online reservations
  • Government applications
  • Small business Web sites
  • Non-profit and organizational Web sites
  • Community-based portals
  • School and colleges and church Web sites
  • Personal or family homepages