What is Joomla?
Secure, Accessible, Fast, Extendable and Yours
Welcome to the World of Joomla! An award-winning, open-source Content Management System (CMS) that's robust, secure, scalable, and versatile. From corporate websites, small business sites, online magazines, and e-commerce platforms to government, non-profit, community-based, school, and even personal homepages—Joomla has got you covered.
Crafted with love by a passionate community of volunteers, Joomla! delivers cutting-edge web technology entirely free! Whether you publish content or build dynamic online applications, trust Joomla for smooth and seamless management. Embrace the power and simplicity of Joomla and let's create together.
Experience the future of content management with Joomla 5
Introducing Joomla 5: the pinnacle of CMS evolution. Building on the strengths of Joomla 4, this latest version offers unparalleled security, lightning-fast performance, and impeccable code quality. By prioritizing accessibility, it aligns seamlessly with WCAG guidelines. Its adaptability is unmatched, catering to everything from blogs to e-commerce platforms with its vast extensions directory. Above all, Joomla 5 empowers you with complete data autonomy, free from hidden fees, hosting constraints and third-party small print. Joomla 5 is yours!
Joomla 5 is Secure
Combine robust security with maximum performance! Guaranteeing a smooth experience while effectively warding off online threats.
User Management and Permissions
All your management needs dealt with using Joomla's user management. Organise and controls site users and groups with ease.
Joomla 5 has gone through intense refactoring to take advantage of modern PHP features and best practices.
Joomla has built in support for multi-factor authentication and passwordless login, making it easy for users to keep their accounts secured.
Supported by Security Experts
Our volunteer Security Strike Team is at the ready, with robust processes to act fast in case of a potential vulnerability.
Joomla 5 is Accessible
Joomla is built to be accessible—our default templates proudly align with W3C Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.1 AA compliance.
Enjoy a flawless browsing experience with Joomla's fully responsive design that adapts seamlessly to any device and modern browser.
We are proud that our default templates are compatible with WCAG 2.1 AA level standards, out of the box.
Built In Accessibility Tools
Quick navigation, skip links, and accessibility testing is all built in from the start. Accessibility isn't a checklist, it's an ongoing effort—and with Joomla, it's easy to maintain the accessibility of your content as you go.
Joomla 5 is Fast
You can have blazing-fast website performance from the start, ensuring optimal user experiences and swift page loads.
Painless Content Editing
Editing from the front end or back end is quick and easy, with keyboard shortcuts and fast load times. Plus, you can take advantage of batch editing to manage multiple items at once.
Fast Loading Templates
Our default templates score 100% on core web vitals out-of-the-box. Using a different template? Our Web Asset Manager helps developers load files only when they need them.
Flexible Cache Management
Speed up your site even more by enabling site and page caching, with different levels to help suit your needs. You can even exclude specific pages or modules if they need to be updated in real-time.
Taking it further with a CDN or load balancer? No problem—there are settings to help optimize the way Joomla interacts with your CDN.
Joomla 5 is Extendable
Your site can grow with your needs. With Joomlas extensions and templates, you can scale from simple blogs to intricate e-commerce platforms.
No need to worry about growing. Joomla offers unparalleled scalability, adapting effortlessly to small sites and expansive platforms.
Integrated SEO Tools
You will welcome many new visitors to your site using Joomlas robust SEO capabilities, primed and optimised from the go.
Seamlessly go multilingual with Joomla CMS, boasting over 70 ready-to-use translation packs right from the start!
Custom Fields and Data
Keep your content organized and specific to your site's needs! Available by default in core content components and also supported by many 3rd party extensions.
Joomla 5 is Yours
Your data, your layouts, your templates, your imagination—Joomla is built to be yours from the ground up.
Own Your Data
Be in charge of your site. Unlike subscription-based platforms, Joomla allows flexible hosting anywhere, guaranteeing data ownerships.
Supported By A Vibrant Community
Do you need help? Be empowered, join a welcoming and dedicated community. Use the collective expertise here to support you.
And you don't have to pay! Meticulously crafted and maintained by dedicated volunteers. A forever-free platform, built with love.
Discover all of Joomla's benefits and core features
I'm already using Joomla, how easy is it to upgrade to Joomla 5?
Moving from Joomla 4 to Joomla 5 is an upgrade and not a migration, so the process is straightforward.
Start your Joomla journey today...
Embark on your Joomla journey today! A powerhouse CMS that effortlessly turns web design dreams into reality, offering extensive flexibility and user-friendly interfaces. Perfect for both beginners and seasoned developers, Joomla simplifies website creation and management while providing robust customization capabilities. Explore, create, and innovate with a thriving community backing you up!
Frequently asked questions
Joomla is more than just a CMS, its a community lead development powered by enthusiasts producing the most powerful and up to date CMS in the world. No other CMS is as democratic and user lead; and this unique history has repeatedly delivered the award winning CMS. But to compliment, this there are many additional resources to feed and grow that community and make Joomla what it is, simply the best.
Joomla Extensions Directory (JED) Heart of the Joomla community, offering a library of diverse extensions, empowering developers and builders to add functionality and design.
The Joomla Forum joins users and developers through dynamic discussions. Navigate through threads, explore extensions, troubleshoot issues, and embracing collective wisdom.
Delve into the vibrant and friendly world of Joomla through the Joomla Magazine! With monthly editions it's a treasure trove of news, tips, and ideas https://magazine.joomla.org.
Engage in Joomlas Mattermost channel, a dedicated space where developers, administrators, and enthusiasts collaborate in real time. Connect now: Getting the Most Out of Mattermost.
Essential reading for enthusiasts and developers alike, providing extensive, user-friendly guides and tutorials on maximizing this powerful CMS's potential. Visit Joomla Documentation.