What exactly is Joomla?
On August 17, 2005 the Joomla development team created a web site called OpenSourceMatters.org to distribute information to users, developers, web designers and the community in general. A little more than one thousand people had joined the OpenSourceMatters.org web site within a day, most posting words of encouragement and support. On September 1, 2005 the new name, “Joomla!,” was announced. Joomla won the Packet Publishing Open Source Content Management System Award in both 2006 and 2007.Read more: What is Joomla?