Introduction

Over the last decade, the web has seen monumental changes. Today, everyone has a web presence and, to some extent, everyone is a web designer. Social web sites and new media have changed the way we use the web and interact with each other; and also how we locate, consume, and share information. As the web became more accessible, the ability to create a web site needed to become more accessible for users.

In 2005, free, open source content management systems such as Joomla, Drupal, and WordPress made creating, updating, and maintaining a web site as easy as using a word processor.

Today, with a web browser, a domain name, a web server, and the latest version of Joomla, you can have your own dynamic, socially integrated web presence. ...

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