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State of the 
Joomla Union 
Rod Martin! 
Vice President ! 
Open Source Matters! 
@imrodmartin
vviiddeeoo
Rod Martin
Rod Martin
One Caveat… 
• I speak mostly Canadian and American now. 
• I don’t speak Australian very well at all. 
• So if I say some...
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yR0lWICH3rY
Large and small for Profits 
Large and small non-profits 
Teacher, trainer 
Business owner 
> 200 sites in Joomla from 1.0...
I’ve had the privilege of introducing thousands 
to Joomla! over the past 3 years 
> 450 Online Lessons
BEFORE WE GET STARTED…
video
It’s Awesome! 
• What is Joomla? 
• Who is Joomla? 
• How is Joomla Doing? 
• How does Joomla 
(the Project) Work? 
• Wher...
Joomla is 
Open Source 
Software
Open source software is 
software whose source code is 
available for modification or 
enhancement by anyone. 
http://open...
And that’s how we got our start. 
Joomla was the result of a fork 
of Mambo on August 17, 2005. 
! 
Joomla won the Packt P...
Joomla! is 
Volunteers
A LOT of Contributors 
https://www.openhub.net/p/joomla/contributors/summary
Joomla! Gets Together!
JOOMLA! GETS TOGETHER!
How is Joomla! 
Doing?
Over 
! 
! 
Downloads 
! 
! 
! 
https://status.sobi-pro.eu/jcount/
Download Rate
3% of the web 
Around 5.5 MILLION websites
I want to contribute to 
something larger than me that 
is enabling people to make an 
impact on lives locally and 
global...
Over 490,000 lines of code 
https://www.openhub.net/p/joomla/analyses/latest/languages_summary
67 Languages in 2.5 
! 
! 
! 
! 
! 
54 in 3.x 
http://community.joomla.org/translations/joomla-3-translations.html
Joomla By the Numbers 
61,000,000 downloads of Joomla CMS 
645,000 forum members 
~3,000,000 forum posts 
8,501 extensions...
How Does 
Joomla Work?
Organized and 
Decentralized Teams 
PLT! 
Code 
OSM! 
CLT! 
People 
Legal and Financial
Production 
Leadership Team 
• All things code 
• Coordinating & merging contributions 
• Bug Squad 
• Quality Assurance 
...
Community 
Leadership Team 
• Directories 
• Extensions (JED) 
• Resources 
• User Groups 
• Community Magazine 
• Events ...
Open Source 
Matters 
• Legal 
• Licensing 
• Trademark 
• Domains 
• Contracts 
• Financial 
• Budgets, Taxes, Sponsors 
...
State of the Joomla! Union Rod Martin
Where is 
Joomla! Going?
Joomla 3.x
One Version of Joomla!
demo.joomla.org 
http://goo.gl/0SSzdF
Resources Directory
The Roadmap 
developer.joomla.org/cms/ 
roadmap.html
But, its also…
Historical Trends
Historical Trends
Market Share of CMS Sites
SWOT Analysis 
• Joomla’s Strengths are outstanding. Out of the box 
its one of the best CMS’s out there. 
• Many of Jooml...
Marketing 
Major New Initiative 
Contract will be signed any day
New Initiative 
What started as an exercise in 
“Why Joomla” with the 
leadership teams 
at JandBeyond is growing into a 
...
Organized and 
Decentralized Teams 
PLT! 
Code 
OSM! 
CLT! 
People 
Legal and Financial
video 
! 
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gqOHBuEXbvw
Organized and 
Decentralized Teams 
PLT! 
Code 
OSM! 
CLT! 
People 
Legal and Financial
Unified Leadership 
PLT! 
Code 
CLT! 
People 
OSM! 
Legal and Financial
Volunteers 
One of my greatest 
concerns is how we treat 
one another in the project
video 
! 
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NFnhAZUYB_w
“People are not binary. 
Everyone has strengths and 
weaknesses, positives and 
negatives. Don’t judge people 
until you’v...
Volunteers need 3 things: 
• Purpose (their why) 
• Progress (their contribution) 
• Appreciation (their thanks)
Opportunity 
“Joomla does more than simple content 
management and allows small businesses, digital 
design agencies, free...
It’s Awesome! 
• What is Joomla? 
• Who is Joomla? 
• How is Joomla Doing? 
• How does Joomla 
(the Project) Work? 
• Wher...
State of the 
Joomla Union 
Rod Martin! 
Vice President ! 
Open Source Matters! 
@imrodmartin
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JDay Sydney 2014 Keynote

  1. 1. State of the Joomla Union Rod Martin! Vice President ! Open Source Matters! @imrodmartin
  2. 2. vviiddeeoo
  3. 3. Rod Martin
  4. 4. Rod Martin
  5. 5. One Caveat… • I speak mostly Canadian and American now. • I don’t speak Australian very well at all. • So if I say something that’s confusing because of any language differences, please talk to me later because we don’t want any misunderstandings… :)
  6. 6. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yR0lWICH3rY
  7. 7. Large and small for Profits Large and small non-profits Teacher, trainer Business owner > 200 sites in Joomla from 1.0x to 3.x
  8. 8. I’ve had the privilege of introducing thousands to Joomla! over the past 3 years > 450 Online Lessons
  9. 9. BEFORE WE GET STARTED…
  10. 10. video
  11. 11. It’s Awesome! • What is Joomla? • Who is Joomla? • How is Joomla Doing? • How does Joomla (the Project) Work? • Where is Joomla Going? • Life is a Highway…
  12. 12. Joomla is Open Source Software
  13. 13. Open source software is software whose source code is available for modification or enhancement by anyone. http://opensource.com/resources/what-open-source
  14. 14. And that’s how we got our start. Joomla was the result of a fork of Mambo on August 17, 2005. ! Joomla won the Packt Publishing Open Source Content Management System Award in 2006, 2007, and 2011. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joomla
  15. 15. Joomla! is Volunteers
  16. 16. A LOT of Contributors https://www.openhub.net/p/joomla/contributors/summary
  17. 17. Joomla! Gets Together!
  18. 18. JOOMLA! GETS TOGETHER!
  19. 19. How is Joomla! Doing?
  20. 20. Over ! ! Downloads ! ! ! https://status.sobi-pro.eu/jcount/
  21. 21. Download Rate
  22. 22. 3% of the web Around 5.5 MILLION websites
  23. 23. I want to contribute to something larger than me that is enabling people to make an impact on lives locally and globally. Sarah Watz
  24. 24. Over 490,000 lines of code https://www.openhub.net/p/joomla/analyses/latest/languages_summary
  25. 25. 67 Languages in 2.5 ! ! ! ! ! 54 in 3.x http://community.joomla.org/translations/joomla-3-translations.html
  26. 26. Joomla By the Numbers 61,000,000 downloads of Joomla CMS 645,000 forum members ~3,000,000 forum posts 8,501 extensions at joomla.org 34 members of Leadership Teams ~230 contributors to Joomla CMS last 12 months 171 Local Joomla! User Groups (JUGs)
  27. 27. How Does Joomla Work?
  28. 28. Organized and Decentralized Teams PLT! Code OSM! CLT! People Legal and Financial
  29. 29. Production Leadership Team • All things code • Coordinating & merging contributions • Bug Squad • Quality Assurance • Coordinating Releases • Setting Deadlines • Code Sprints • Innovation • CMS/Features • Framework PLT! Code
  30. 30. Community Leadership Team • Directories • Extensions (JED) • Resources • User Groups • Community Magazine • Events • Forums • Translations • Documentation CLT! People
  31. 31. Open Source Matters • Legal • Licensing • Trademark • Domains • Contracts • Financial • Budgets, Taxes, Sponsors • Certification • Governance OSM! Legal and Financial
  32. 32. State of the Joomla! Union Rod Martin
  33. 33. Where is Joomla! Going?
  34. 34. Joomla 3.x
  35. 35. One Version of Joomla!
  36. 36. demo.joomla.org http://goo.gl/0SSzdF
  37. 37. Resources Directory
  38. 38. The Roadmap developer.joomla.org/cms/ roadmap.html
  39. 39. But, its also…
  40. 40. Historical Trends
  41. 41. Historical Trends
  42. 42. Market Share of CMS Sites
  43. 43. SWOT Analysis • Joomla’s Strengths are outstanding. Out of the box its one of the best CMS’s out there. • Many of Joomla’s Weaknesses come from its strengths taken to an extreme • There is significant opportunity for Joomla • There are threats - both internal and external. More coming at the Joomla World Conference and to a Community Magazine article in the near future.
  44. 44. Marketing Major New Initiative Contract will be signed any day
  45. 45. New Initiative What started as an exercise in “Why Joomla” with the leadership teams at JandBeyond is growing into a major new initiative
  46. 46. Organized and Decentralized Teams PLT! Code OSM! CLT! People Legal and Financial
  47. 47. video ! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gqOHBuEXbvw
  48. 48. Organized and Decentralized Teams PLT! Code OSM! CLT! People Legal and Financial
  49. 49. Unified Leadership PLT! Code CLT! People OSM! Legal and Financial
  50. 50. Volunteers One of my greatest concerns is how we treat one another in the project
  51. 51. video ! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NFnhAZUYB_w
  52. 52. “People are not binary. Everyone has strengths and weaknesses, positives and negatives. Don’t judge people until you’ve walked a kilometer in their shoes.” Guy Kawasaki - “Enchantment” p. 14
  53. 53. Volunteers need 3 things: • Purpose (their why) • Progress (their contribution) • Appreciation (their thanks)
  54. 54. Opportunity “Joomla does more than simple content management and allows small businesses, digital design agencies, freelancers and other entrepreneurs to create powerful websites for their clients. “ David Hurley Community Development Manager - PLT
  55. 55. It’s Awesome! • What is Joomla? • Who is Joomla? • How is Joomla Doing? • How does Joomla (the Project) Work? • Where is Joomla Going? • Life is a Highway…
  56. 56. State of the Joomla Union Rod Martin! Vice President ! Open Source Matters! @imrodmartin

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