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Mastering Mambo : E-Commerce, Templates, Module Development, SEO, Security, and Performance by Tobias Hauser, Christian Wenz

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Chapter 1. Basic Mambo Principles and Terms

Mambo is one of the most successful Content Management Systems (CMS) in the world today. It is based on PHP, one of the best web scripting languages, and is used on a vast number of websites today. Best of all, it is free. The community, however, was shaken when a large number of core developers of Mambo split their ways with Miro, the company that backed Mambo. The "rebels" went on to fork their version of the project, Joomla!, which has been developed independently.

For the end user, this is not yet a real problem. The current versions of Mambo and Joomla! are compatible with each other, so the contents of this book are valid for Joomla! as well. Once both Mambo and Joomla! release new major versions ...

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