Joomla is one of the most awesome pieces of software out there, and there are four main reasons that it excites me and why I continue contributing to the Joomla community and an advocating for this CMS.
Often times Rackspace customers and potential customers ask me about the best way to stream video on their Joomla site. This depends on how many users they plan to stream the video to along with how large the file might be. These are some of the technical considerations that you need to think of before mapping out your Joomla environment.
Once you have your Joomla site up and running, you should consider optimizing it to streamline the experience to your end users. If you don’t optimize your website, the load times could be slow, resulting in a poor customer experience. There are several ways that you can optimize your Joomla site.
Joomla is one of the largest open-sourced Content Management Systems (CMS) with an active community. It’s no surprise that updates are frequently released to improve the user experience and to patch security vulnerabilities. The community is constantly improving Joomla and you will need to update your site.
Once you get your Joomla site up and running, one of the first things you should do is set up your backup schedule. People who have had a website go down and didn’t have a backup will understand the importance of backing up a site. When a site goes offline it can result in loss of business and revenue, and also upset customers. If you’ve never been burned, trust me and take the time to set up your backups.
For businesses looking to put together a professional web presence, Joomla is a solution that can fit their needs. Joomla is a free, open-sourced Content Management System (CMS) that was rebranded from the Mambo project back in 2005. I have been part of the Joomla community for several years now and have watched this application grow into one of the most popular CMSs on the web — it now powers over 40 million websites.