- Open Source Society
* Free and powerful content management system that is used by 2.7 of the web. Additionally, the availability of over 9,300 extensions raning from ecommerce solutions to elearning modules.
* The generation of jobs during the economic downturn. Additionaly, it has spurred the birth of countless small businesses.
* Free materials, forums, videos etc, that have helped individuals not only learn Joomla! but also become tech and web savvy as a result.
Joomla!, has generated countless new jobs for hundreds of thousands of developers, designers, freelancers, and other web professionals. In fact, numerous small businesses have been born around the CMS. The Joomla! extension directory alone has 852 registered commercial development firms. This means that during the economic downturn, the community not only provided free technology to small businesses, but also generated jobs!