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Awesome Joomla! Awesome

A curated list of awesome Joomla! resources by @anibalhsanchez https://blog.anibalhsanchez.com

Awesome list of Joomla! seed repos, starters, boilerplates, examples, tutorials, components, modules, videos, and anything else in Joomla! community. All references are mainly coming from my personal bookmarks and suggestions. Feel free to send me new additions.

Aweseome Joomla! Guidelines:

  • Joomla! has more than 10 years of history. So, there are many many many resources. Please, submit only links with up-to-date information.


Joomla In A Nutshell

  • Joomla. From Wikipedia: Joomla is a free and open-source content management system (CMS) for publishing web content. It is built on a model–view–controller web application framework that can be used independently of the CMS.

Current Joomla! version

Top Extensions

These extensions are always found in any Joomla! site. For more extensions, search the Joomla! Extensions Directory (JED).

Extensions by Category

To browse the whole catalog of extensions, please, visit the extension directory here, JED.


Source Code

Development Frameworks

DevOps, Continuous Integration and Development Toolbox

Extension Development

Template Frameworks

There are many templates. So, the topic of "Templates Frameworks" seems to be the right way to name the family of the best templates around.

PWA - Progressive Web Apps


Extension Development for JED submission

  • Most Common Submission Errors


Coding standard

Tips and Tricks

A handy reference for beginners.

Joomla 4 Resources

General Resources for J4

Videos about Joomla 4

New Media Manager

New User Interface of J4

PHP 7 - Minimum Requirement

Community News about Joomla 4

9 exciting Joomla 4 new features introduction

Official Resources

Joomla Official Sites



Organization Chart

Organization Chart


  • Events
    • Events
    • User Groups (JUG)
    • World Conference (JWC)
  • Legal & Finance
    • Capital
    • Finance Team (FIT)
    • Trademark & Licensing (TLWG)
  • Marketing & Communication
    • Community Translation
    • Marketing
    • Social Media
  • Operations
    • Community Magazine (JCM)
    • Extensions Directory (JED)
    • Forum
    • Resources Directory (JRD)
    • Showcase Directory (JSD)
    • Template Directory (JTD)
    • Vulnerable Extensions List (VEL)
  • Production
    • Automated Testing
    • Bug Squad
    • CMS Maintainance
    • CMS Release
    • Core Translation
    • Documentation (JDOCS)
    • Framework
    • Google Summer of Code (GSOC)
    • Joomla! X
    • Security Strike Team (SST)
    • User Experience (JUX)
  • Programs
    • Certification
    • Event Traveller Program (JET)

Joomla! Board of Directors

Department Coordinators




List of archived Joomla! sub-projects, unsupported or longer active:

  • What version of Joomla! should you use? Joomla! 1.0, 1.5, 1.6, 1.7 and 2.5.
  • API16:Framework - The Joomla! Framework was an important part of the Joomla! CMS architecture in the versions 1.5 and 1.6. Do NOT confuse with the current JFramework (Yes, I know ...).
  • JPlatform - As of 24 April 2013, the Platform project has been retired. The Platform has been merged back into the CMS.


Contributions welcome! Read the contribution guidelines first.



To the extent possible under law, Anibal Sanchez has waived all copyright and related or neighboring rights to this work.