Joomla is an open source content management and wed development platform. Efficiency and simplicity are the unique factors that make this CMS platform a highly sought after option among the users. This multilingual open source CMS platform is written in PHP and backed with scalable MVC architecture. The name Joomla was derived from the Swahili word “Jumla” which means ‘all together’. If you are looking for a CMS platform that blends WordPress’s ease of use and Drupal’s powerful performance, then Joomla is what you need. Being a full-service content management system, Joomla fits to your business needs of now and well into the future. All-encompassing Joomla CMS solution is perfect for creating everything from the simplest websites to complex corporate applications.

This open source platform is supported by a huge community of developers around the world and they make it a point to contribute to its upgrade and maintenance. Their development strategy is focused on expanding the scope and functionality of Joomla. Release of new updates is a case in point. The recent update – Joomla! 3.4.4 was released in September 2015. Being a security release for Joomla 3.x series, this version has fixed the low priority – core – XSSS vulnerability.  This version also addresses issues such as further en-GB language cleanup, j Query, HTML5Shiv and Code Mirror updates, finished implementing the Joomla! code style rules and fixes for MYSQL and PostgreSQL Joomla installations.

If you are planning to build an ecommerce solution or website backed with Joomla CMS, then it is wise to hire an experienced Joomla programmer to work on it. Hiring professional services and expertise can save your time, efforts and money by a greater extent. But make sure that you choose a reputed Joomla development company or an expert freelancing developer to work on your project. After all, you want to avail the best value for your money, so do think through your decisions.

Originally Published:Joomla! 3.4.4 Release For Better Site Security