Rick Conlee
Rick Conlee
Linux, DevOps, CI/CD, Hosting, WordPress Expert
Jan 1, 0001 1 min read


Sometimes abbriviated as “J!”

What is Joomla?

Joomla is an open source content management system much like WordPress or Drupal. Joomla uses the PHP programming language.

How Is Joomla Used?

Joomla is used for managing and publishing content to the internet.

Who Created Joomla?

Joomla as founded by Andrew Eddie, Brian Teeman, Johan Janssens, and Jean-Marie Simonet.

When Was Joomla Created?

Joomla was intitially released on August 17, 2005.

Where was Joomla Created?

The creation and ongoing maintainence of Joomla is a globally distributed open source effort.

Why Was Joomla Created?

Joomla was created as a fork of the Mambo project due to licensing issues that arose from the ongoing development of Mambo.