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Sinesio Bittencourt
Real User
Suporte avançado - Linux System Administrator L1 at HostGator Brasil
Oct 24 2017

What do you think of Joomla?

What is most valuable?

Categories, Components and the ease in creating new pages are the most valuable features.

How has it helped my organization?

Easy creation of new components and easy maintenance saves time and money.

What needs improvement?

Optimization of systems

For how long have I used the solution?

I have been using it for more than nine years.

What was my experience with deployment of the solution?

Customizing components is not so easy.

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

We have not encountered any stability issues.

What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

We have not encountered any scalability issues.

How are customer service and technical support?

Customer Service: Customer service is good but everything is by…
Senior Consultant IT Infrastructure at a tech consulting company with 51-200 employees
Jul 20 2016

What is most valuable?

This CMS is very easy to use and can be enhanced with various modifications (most of them are free).

How has it helped my organization?

I didn't use it for the companies I worked for, but installed it for many people I know. This CMS lets you create an own website within minutes, no matter if the user has… more»

What needs improvement?

Joomla itself seems to be secure, but many add-ons are badly written and allow LFI, RFI, SQL injection and XSS attacks. You have to be very careful when it comes to… more»

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

It is free, so no license has to be obtained. However, some addons can be bought. Keep in mind that for most commercial addons, there is also a free alternative existing… more»

Which solution did I use previously and why did I switch?

I am using Wordpress for running very simple websites. I found out that most people learn how to use Wordpress faster than learning how to deal with Joomla.

What other advice do I have?

Keep your Joomla installation always up to date.

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

I had a look at several CMS systems, like Drupal or OpenCMS. Joomla convinced me because it had all the features I needed for setting up an online magazine (e.g. article… more»

What is Joomla?

Joomla is an award-winning content management system (CMS), which enables you to build Web sites and powerful online applications.
Joomla customers
Artisan Web and Print, HLVC Design, Media A-Team Inc, Holdingbay - Tristan Bailey, Molehill Web Works, Sysgen Media, Pappy Productions, Inc., Turn To The ProsPB Web Development, LC Publishing - LambCottage Foundation
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