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author Darya Tarliuk
author 17 Jan 2018
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Why is Joolmla! so popular? Here are some interesting facts that you have never thought about!

INSIGHTS INTO JOOMLA!

1) Joomla! is 100% free to use

3) The first Joomla! website was Open SourceMatters.org in 2005

4) Joomla! was first released on August 17, 2005

5) Joomla! was founded by Alex Kempkens, Andrew Eddie, Andy Miller

7) Joomla! powers 6,7% of websites using CMS, with 2,010,708 active sites

8) Building Joomla! took 97 person-years of efforts estimated by COCOMO model

9) Joomla! fixed its 8-year critical vulnerability of LDAP authentication plugin in September, 2017

10) $75 is the average price for a Joomla! template

11) The average salary for “Joomla developers” in USA in about $90K in 2017

POPULARITY

USA 205,541

Germany 21,464

United Kingdom 10,104

13) Joomla! has been downloaded over 85M times

14) Joomla! now averages around 1M downloads every month

15) Around 5 new extensions are added to Joomla! extensions directory every day

16) 4M people have visited joomla.org in September. 2017

17) Joomla.org has more than 2TB of traffic per month

18) Joomla! has 7,932 Extensions

19) Top 5 most widely used Joomla! extensions

Google Maps by Reumer

JEvents

Acy Mailing

BreezingForms

Akeeba Backup

20) Top 5 free Joomla! templates in 2017

JSNAIR

Xeon – JoomShaper

Purity III – JoomArt

Magazine – GavickPro

Zenith II – ThermeXpert

21) Top 5 best selling Joomla! premium templates in 2017

Scope of Business: Investment Company Joomla Template

Jedi: Multifunctional Responsive Joomla Theme

Building Future: Construction Company Responsive Joomla Website

Guide to Consulting World Responsive Joomla Website

22) 5 most popular frameworks for Joomla!

Cavern T3

Helix

Vertex framework

Gantry

JOOMLA! WORLDWIDE

23) JOOMLA.ORG visitors demographics

USA-9,7%

Russia-5,45%

Germany-5,01%

24) The biggest Joomla! community in the world is in USA and consists of 21 groups

25) The biggest Joomla! community in Europe is in Italy and consists of 15 groups

26) Joomla! can create websites in 72 languages

27) There are 1101 Joomers around the world

28) There are more than 100 registered Joomla! user groups around the world

WEBSITE USING JOOMLA!

29) Most famous websites that are built on Joomla!

Business:

eBay

Holiday Inn

GE Transportation

The Fashion Spot

Yamaha

Lipton Ice Tea

Education:

MLA College

Heathfield International School

The Alliance for Catholic Education University of Notre Dame

Harvard University The Graduate School of Arts and Sciences

Knowledge Train

Rubicon English Language School

Technology:

Joomla!

Linux

innFactory – Cloud native Engineering and Consulting

Aflak Electronic Industries Co. – kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Highcharts

AWE instruments

Government:

The Swiss Federal Audit Office

ABV Metaal

CESC

UN Regional Information Centre for Western Europe UNRIC

U.K National Crime Agency

Warrington Schools Sports Partnership

Social:

MTV Greece

The Hill

The Wire

Guggenheim

Lost and found Australia

Alternate memories

Celebrity:

Leonardo DiCaprio

Steve Harley

COMMUNITY

30) The Joomla! project is organized into 7 departments

31) 397 volunteers participate in the teas forming Joomla! departments

32) 166 developers contributed new code to Joomla! in 2017

33) Joomla! team is in the top 2% of all project teams on Open Hub

34) Over the entire history 770 developers have contributed to Joomla!

35) Over 4K Joomla! developers are registered at Freelancer.com

36) There are more than 800K active registered users on the official Joomla! community forum

37) There are over 3,1M posts of the official Joomla! community forum

38) There are over 750K of topics of the official Joomla! community forum

39) There are 2,640 projects by third-part developers on joomlacode.org

40) There are 302,820 users in joomlacode.org

41) Official Joomla! events are:

JoomlaDay

JoomlaNight Pizza, Bugs and Fun Joomla Festival

42) The first event was JomlaDay in Brazil on 11-12 May 2012

INSTALLATION AND UPDATES

43) Joomla! size is 13.0 MB (compressed) and 32,1 MB (uncompressed)

44) Joomla! offers multilingual options from the very moment of the installation

45) Joomla! manual installation time is 10 min.

46) Joomla! update frequency is 36 days

47) There are 15 Joomla! version updates to date

48) Only 6% use the newest Joomla! version 3.8

49)LANGUAGES USED IN JOOMLA! SOURCE CODE

PHP – 73,4%

CSS – 8,7%

XML – 6,6%

HTML – 3,7%

Java Script – 4,3%

SQL – 3,3%

Source: Websitebuilder

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